- Location: From Singapore to Bangkok
- Attraction type: Train journey
- Significance: An exclusive journey with all the comforts of a luxury hotel
- Best Time to visit: Throughout the year
- How to reach: By flights to Singapore or Bangkok
- Nearest International Airport: Singapore, or Bangkok International Airports
Eastern & Oriental Express is a mesmerizing railway journey through tropical rainforests, passing golden temples and imposing mountains. Running between Singapore and Bangkok in Thailand it traverses through Malaysia. This three day two nights luxury train journey has halts at Kuala Lumpur, Butterworth, and Kanchanaburi between the terminal stations of Singapore and Bangkok. This journey fro the convenience of travelers is held every month, with certain months having more than two trips.
Journey in Eastern & Oriental Express
The rake used for this fabulous Singapore Eastern & Oriental Express journey is in glistening cream and dark green. The sight of the train evokes impressions of opulence and superlative craftsmanship. With 66 air-conditioned cabins done up in finest fabrics and linens the ambiance is truly imperial. All along your stay you are assured of round the clock cabin service. Each of the cabins is provided with a private bathroom fitted with washbasin, WC, and showers. A living room through out the day is converted into an inviting bedroom after dinner. Picture windows and electrical supply of 220 volt and 110 volts, hairdryer, and safe are the other amenities of these cabins.
Dining in Eastern & Oriental Express
The two dining cars are decorated lavishly using elm panels and rosewood. Food and beverages are served in silverware cutlery and crystal crockery. The chefs are experts in preparing recipes from both Oriental and Continental regions. Breakfast comprising fruit juice, fruits, baked croissants, and tea or coffee is served in your cabin. You could enjoy your afternoon tea served in actual colonial style accompanied by cakes inside your cabin. Lunch and dinner are served is the dining cars. Some of the items served include yellow pepper and pumpkin soup, aromatic cured duck served with wok fried vegetables, deep fried fruit samosas, and Cameron Boh Tea.
The Bar Car allows you to intermingle with your fellow passengers or relax in the evenings. Enjoy your favorite liquor or savor an exotic cocktail like Shanghai Express with the pianist playing soulful tunes for your entertainment.
The Observation Car at the rear end of the train is done up in colonial verandah style with rattan furniture, paneled walls, and potted plants. A portion of this car allows unobstructed view of the surrounding picturesque locations.