Travel in style through the jungles, rice
fields and cities of south-east Asia from
Bangkok to Singapore, or vice versa,
aboard the luxury Eastern & Oriental
Express. The train offers refined elegance
with fine dining, a piano bar and
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Fly from London to Bangkok with British
Arrive in Bangkok and transfer to the Peninsula
Hotel for a 2-night stay. Day 3 is at leisure. (N)
Evening transfer to the train station and board
the sumptuous Eastern & Oriental Express for
a 3-night Classic Journey to Singapore. Enjoy a
gourmet dinner on board. (B, D)
Morning cruise on the Kwai river accompanied
by a local historian. Return to the train for lunch
and an afternoon at leisure. Dinner is served
while travelling through the southern Thai
countryside. (B, L, D)
Morning travelling through northern Malaysia
followed by a tour of Kuala Kangsar. Disembark for a tour of the grand Ubudiah mosque, the
Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah
Gallery. Remainder of day is spent travelling down
the Malay peninsula. Relax in the observation car
and enjoy dinner and cocktails. (B, L, D)
After breakfast on board, travel across the
Straits of Johor into Singapore. Stay at the
Fullerton Hotel for 2 nights (upgrades available
to the Raffles Hotel). (B)
Day at leisure to explore the city. (B)
Evening flight to London with British Airways. (B)
Morning arrival in London. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most
luxurious accommodation in each destination
throughout the tour. Cabins are based on the
The Classic Journey
itinerary, as detailed above, also runs in reverse
from Singapore to Bangkok as a 2-night trip.
Eastern & Oriental Express also operates an
‘Ancient Kingdom of Lanna’ itinerary, a twonight
experience that can be added onto a
‘Classic Journey’. Departing from and returning
to Bangkok, it visits the northern Thailand cities
of Lampang and Chiang Mai. The longer 6-night
‘Fables of the Peninsula’ adventure, limited to
just 60 guests in State and Presidential cabins,
begins with a night at the legendary Raffles
Hotel in Singapore, before visiting Kuala Lumpur,
the Cameron Highlands and the small, rural
community of Huay Yang.
This private tour
will have transfers and excursions that may be
shared with one or more other parties. When on board the train, the transfers and excursions are
operated as a group with other passengers who
may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
These prices are based
on the ‘Classic Journey’ 3-night itinerary in the
standard cabin category. For a price quote
based on alternative train itineraries,
accommodation standards or flight options,
please call 020 7808 6786 or email
The train accommodates 132 passengers
in 66 air-conditioned compartments, all
furnished in dark woods, beautiful fabrics and
with fine linens. The bar car offers a variety of
evening entertainment including live piano
performances. There is also a reading room
with a varied library. The most popular place on
board is the open-deck observation car, which
provides an unbeatable opportunity to enjoy
the beautiful scenery.
The ‘Classic Journey’ departs yearround
while ‘The Ancient Kingdom of Lanna’
itinerary departs in March and October only, and
the ‘Fables of the Peninsula’ in September and
The train accommodates 132 passengers in 66 air-conditioned compartments, all furnished in dark woods, beautiful fabrics and with fine linens. The bar car offers a variety of evening entertainment including live piano performances. There is also a reading room with a varied library. The most popular place on board is the open-deck observation car, which provides an unbeatable opportunity to enjoy the beautiful...
The landmark Fullerton building, located on the Singapore river was completed in 1928 and was the largest building in Singapore. It served as the General Post Office, Singapore Town Club and the Chamber of Commerce before being developed into a unique luxury hotel incorporating original features. The classic Palladian exterior hides elegant modern rooms and facilities and a huge amount of dining and entertainment options including a roof...
The 39 storey Peninsula hotel features 370 large guest rooms, all with excellent city views across the river and city beyond. Room facilities include luxury marble bathrooms with in-tub televisions. Hotel facilities include a 60 metre three-tiered swimming pool, a health club, tennis courts, a health & beauty spa offering traditional Thai massage and three restaurants offering a range of both oriental and continental cuisine. The hotel also has its own river shuttle...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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