Travel from Singapore to Bangkok in style on the opulent Eastern & Oriental Express
, and take in the panoramic views as you glide past the buzzing cities, rural villages, glittering pagodas and lush green landscapes of Malaysia and Thailand – head to the Observation Car to make the most of them. You'll get to stop off on the way at Kuala Kangsar in Malaysia to see a mosque, museum and gallery, and at the famous bridge over the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi in Thailand, where you can visit a war museum and enjoy a cruise along the river.
Back onboard, enjoy delicious breakfasts, three-course lunches, afternoon tea and four-course dinners each day, with 24-hour steward service to keep you constantly pampered. In the evenings, have a cocktail in the bar, accompanied by a pianist, before a comfortable night’s sleep in your luxurious private cabin, complete with air conditioning and ensuite bathroom.
After a welcome reception on the train, enjoy your first delicious evening meal, a drink or two in the bar and your first night onboard as the train travels through the countryside of southern Malaysia.
After breakfast, you'll arrive at Kuala Kangsar for a fascinating tour of the grand Ubudiah Mosque (considered to be one of the most spectacular mosques in Malaysia), the historic Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery (housed in a former palace). Enjoy the afternoon at leisure back onboard, including a decadent dinner, as you continue your journey to Thailand.
Enjoy breakfast and some relaxation before you disembark later this morning at the River Kwai Bridge station for a scenic cruise along the river with a local expert historian. Afterwards, visit a war museum and a war cemetery to learn more about the area's history. After lunch back onboard your train, you'll arrive in Bangkok in the late afternoon.