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Eastern and Oriental Express - Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur

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Discover two of the Far East’s vibrant cities with an adventure of a lifetime aboard the idyllic Eastern and Oriental Express. Step back in time as soon as you enter your own private cabin with a dedicated 24-hour steward service and the timeless elegance you find throughout the classic train. Watch the landscapes pass you buy as you relax with a favourite book in the observation car or meet other guests with a cocktail in hand in the cosy Bar Car in the evening whilst the exotic landscapes of the Far East pass you by.
Make the most of the stops along the way with an idyllic yet informative cruise along the famous River Kwai to learn more about the area’s notorious history as well as exploring the rich heritage of the royal town of Kuala Kangsar before departing in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Explore the famous River Kwai Enjoy an idyllic cruise along the River Kwai whilst learning about the notorious history of the area
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Whilst enjoying the incredible scenery throughout your journey you can also make the most of free Wi-Fi in the observation deck at the rear of the train
  • Luxury private cabins Enjoy your own elegant cabin complete with an en-suite where you can also enjoy breakfast in bed

Day 1: Depart Bangkok
Leave the hustle and bustle of Bangkok’s streets behind and settle into your private cabin as you exchange the cityscape for Thailand’s tropical countryside.
After a delicious dinner served in one of the elegant dining cars, guests can retreat to the Bar Car where they can meet their fellow travellers or retire to your converted cabin

Day 2: Kanchanaburi
Arrive at the River Kwai Bridge Station late morning to enjoy a picturesque cruise along the famous river with a local historian before visiting the thought-provoking war museum giving you an insight into the area’s infamous history. There is also an optional visit to the war cemetery
Return to the train where you can enjoy another delicious lunch and dinner as you continue south towards Malaysia.

Day 3: Kuala Lumpur via Kuala Kangsar
Enjoy breakfast in bed as the train crosses into Malaysia and following on from brunch, it’s time for your final stop in the royal town of Kuala Kangsar. Spend some time exploring the stunning Ubudiah Mosque, the Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery before returning for a well-earned cocktail on the train accompanied by tranquil piano music before settling down to your final dinner on board.
Disembark late in the evening in Malaysia’s vibrant capital, Kuala Lumpur, to carry on your adventure

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Eastern and Oriental Express - Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur

eastern and oriental express - bangkok to kuala lumpur
  • Day 1Depart Bangkok
  • Day 2Kanchanaburi
  • Day 3Kuala Lumpur

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