Reignite your senses on this enchanting journey across South East Asia, where you’ll begin your adventure in bustling Bangkok before travelling in style on the Eastern & Oriental Express train through Thailand and Malaysia ahead of arriving into the exhilarating island city of Singapore.   

Your tailor-made trip from  begins in Bangkok where you’ll become immersed in Thailand’s fascinating culture, surrounded by majestic buildings and spiritual palaces, before relaxing at the luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. From here, you’ll board the gleaming carriages of Eastern & Oriental Express from Thailand to Singapore, for a glamorous rail voyage through the exotic east. Settle into your elegant private cabin before admiring spectacular open views of the sun setting over lush landscapes, as you pass through an array of rural communities. At night, you’ll indulge in a sumptuous gastronomic experience.

Along the way, you’ll disembark to experience life like a local, as you cruise aboard a local raft and take time to tantalise your taste-buds with some authentic local cuisine in Kanchanaburi. Get a taste of rural Malaysian life in Kuala Kangsar with a guided walk through the rice paddies, sample regional dishes and meet local artisans.  

Then, you’ll arrive in Singapore, where old colonial architecture contrasts with imposing modern skyscrapers to create an exceptionally unique skyline. Fall in love with this vibrant city, as you enjoy the thrill of travelling by trishaw, the 20th century traditional mode of transport, before indulging in local delicacies like crispy roti prata and sweet teh tarik. Let the bold colours and pungent aromatic scents of spice and incense surrounded you as you discover this captivating destination.  



Experience highlights

  • Embrace the spirituality of Bangkok and gain a fascinating insight into local traditions as you witness the Buddhist monks’ uplifting morning chanting ritual.  
  • Explore the majestic sights of the Grand Palace and Wat Pho to discover the mysterious statue of Emerald Buddha, also known as the most revered Buddha image in Thailand. Made from precious jade stone, complete with magnificent gold and diamonds, this extraordinary figure has resided in the same place for over 200 years, as a symbol of power.   
  • Embark on the voyage of a lifetime as you board the Eastern & Oriental Express, A Belmond Train, to travel in style across exotic Southeast Asian landscapes on one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Admire exceptional views from the comfort of your elegant cabin, where you’ll recline in plush furnishings surrounded by opulent décor, before indulging in fine cuisine.  
  • Cruise along the Khwae Yai River aboard a local raft, taking in views of the splendid Thai teakwood houses along the banks. Here, you’ll gain an interesting insight into the story behind the infamous railway and bridge that spans the river, constructed by allied prisoners in World War II. 
  • Cycle through the verdant rice fields during one of your stop offs.
  • Immerse yourself in traditional Malaysian culture with an authentic village experience, where you’ll learn about the importance of plantations and rice production. 
  • Marvel at the beauty of the Supertrees at Singapore’s iconic Gardens by the Bay, where you’ll stroll along the OCBC Skyway to get a closer look at the technical wonders of the Gardens’ futuristic trees. As night falls, watch the breathtaking structures come alive with original music compositions inspired by tropical rainforests, for a truly magical experience.  
  • Next, cruise down the Singapore River in a traditional bumboat to see the legacy of Singapore’s history.
  • Enjoy a trishaw tour through the bustling streets of Bugis & Little India to experience the heart of Singapore’s thriving Indian communities. 
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Experience highlights

Immerse yourself in Thailand’s fascinating culture, surrounded by majestic buildings and spiritual palaces
Explore the majestic sights of the Grand Palace
Discover the Buddha statues at the Grand Palace
Discover the mysterious statue of Emerald Buddha
Board the Eastern & Oriental Express in Bangkok
Look at the spectacular views from your private cabin
Relax and recharge in the comfort of your elegant cabin on the Eastern & Oriental Express
Enjoy live music and more for your on-board entertainment
The elegant dining room aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express where you'll enjoy a three course dinner
Disembark in Singapore, where old colonial architecture contrasts with imposing modern skyscrapers
Wander around the mesmerising Gardens by the Bay
Stroll along the OCBC Skyway to get a closer look at the Supertrees
Cruise down the Singapore River in a traditional bumboat
Experience the heart of Singapore’s thriving Indian communities in Little India

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    Where you’ll stay


    Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, Bangkok

    Experience ultimate relaxation at one of Bangkok’s finest hotels, where you’ll become transported to a haven of serenity, leaving you feeling truly recharged and rejuvenated. Boasting sumptuously designed rooms with distinctly Thai touches, this pristine hotel prides itself on its exceptional reputation for style, service, and excellence.

    Singapore, Thailand

    Eastern & Oriental Express, A Belmond Train, Southeast Asia

    Step onboard the Eastern & Oriental Express in Bangkok and embark on an exquisite journey to Singapore – immersed in one of the most glamorous and romantic train rides in the world. Take in the spectacular Asian scenery as you savour expertly crafted cuisine or enjoy a cocktail inspired by the lush jungle you pass through, with curated experiences along the way including a River Khwai cruise and a cultural visit of Kuala Kangsar in Malaysia.


    Raffles Singapore, Singapore

    Since opening its doors in 1887, Raffles has become synonymous with luxury - offering an oasis of calm in the heart of Singapore. Here, old world charm is perfectly complemented by refined modern features to exude an unrivalled air of elegance and better yet, you are perfectly located to explore some of the city’s most iconic landmarks.

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