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Eastern & Oriental Express
This legendary train is the definitive way to travel through Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore in style, offering the very best in comfort, cuisine and service. Enjoy the beautiful scenery from the open deck observation car and in the evening you can meet fellow travellers in the bar car before savouring fine table d’hôte meals (jacket and tie required).
- Style: Rail (Luxury)
- Duration: 4 days/3 nights
- Starts in: Bangkok
Guide Price £2867
- Luxurious rail journey
- Delicious cuisine
- Beautiful scenery
- Truly memorable experience
- Classically furnished private cabins
Day 1 Bangkok
The Eastern & Oriental Express departs Bangkok in the early evening. Having been welcomed on board the gleaming carriages, settle into your comfortable cabin. Dinner is served as the train travels from the city into the countryside. Later retire to your cabin which has been transformed into a cosy bedroom by your steward.
Day 2 Kanchanaburi
Enjoy breakfast in your cabin as you pass through the rural Kanchanaburi province. As the train arrives at River Kwai Station, disembark for you chosen excursion. Choose between the Classic Tour, a cruise along the Khwae Yai River and a visit to the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, or choose the Tracks to Unseen Thailand Tour and embark on a 60 minute bicycle tour through verdant rice fields before a demonstration at a local Thai farm. Alternatively the Local Flavours Tour visits a vibrant wet market and an acclaimed rice noodle house before boarding a river raft where you participate in a traditional cookery class as you cruise along the River Kwai. Re-join the train in Kanchanburi for a leisurely afternoon before a sumptuous dinner.
Day 3 Kuala Kangsar
Enjoy breakfast in your cabin as the train enters Malaysia and spend the morning relaxing onboard the train. After lunch arrive in Kuala Kangsar and alight to board a coach. Travel to Labu Kubong and enjoy a traditional rural village experience. Enjoy a guided walk through the village or alternatively advanced trekkers may wish to join an option hill trek. Rejoin the train and enjoy a relaxing evening.
Day 4 Singapore
After breakfast cross the Straits of Johor into Singapore and disembark the train late morning.
NB: On Day 3 activities are weather permitting. If these tours are unable to take place a guided tour of Kuala Kangsar will be arranged.
Additional Options:Why not experience the journey in reverse? Leaving Singapore at 12.15pm you arrive in Bangkok mid afternoon on the third day – perfect if you have less time. Please ask your Trailfinders travel consultant for further details.
5, 18, 27 Oct
5, 15, 24 Nov
5, 24 Dec
- 3 nights sleeper cabin
- Shared sightseeing
- 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners & tea & coffee
- International flights
Please Note:Price based on Pullman Cabin; prices for State & Presidential Cabins available on request.
Book by 30 Nov 20 & receive an upgrade from a Pullman Cabin to a State Cabin subject to availability. Valid 21 Aug 20 - 31 Dec 21.
As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.
However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Bangkok currently cost from £449 in Economy, £684 in Premium Economy and £1,615 in Business Class
Your Trailfinders travel consultant will be able to find the best flights to suit you and your choice of tour. Please call for our latest offers.
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