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The Magnificent Eastern & Oriental Express

Experience the sights of Bangkok and Singapore and enjoy the landscapes of South East Asia from aboard the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Express. Visit The Grand Palace, Bangkok: Home to the Emerald Buddha; said to be the most revered religious object in Thailand then visit Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore: Singapore's oldest Hindu temple with its colourful façade, ceiling art and roof top sculptures.

Things to do
  • Bangkok
  • Grand Palace
  • Eastern & Oriental Express
  • Cruise on the River Kwai
  • Georgetown
  • Singapore
  • Sri Mariamman Temple
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The Eastern & Oriental Express Sample itinerary

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Day 1 Flights

London to Bangkok

Your adventure begins as you depart London on a direct overnight flight to Bangkok.

Day 2 Grand Palace 1
Grand Palace 1

Discover Bangkok

Perhaps soak up the atmosphere and sample delicious street food at one of Bangkok's lively markets or find peace and tranquillity at one of the city's golden-topped temples.

Day 3 Grand Palace 2
Grand Palace 2

Exploring Bangkok

Spend your time simply strolling or visit Bangkok's beautiful Buddhist temples and famous landmarks such as the spectacular Grand Palace.

Day 4 Orient Express
Orient Express

Leaving Bangkok

There's time to take in some final sights before joining the magnificent Eastern & Oriental Express. As your train departs, settle into your private cabin ahead of a delicious dinner.

Day 5 River Kwai
River Kwai

A Cruise on the River Kwai

Today your journey takes you to the River Kwai. Enjoy a leisurely guided cruise along the river before visiting the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre and the moving Don Rak War Cemetery.

Day 6 Thai Market
Thai Market


After brunch today, disembark at the Butterworth station and cross to Georgetown, where you can explore the city's colourful mosques, temples, churches and bazaars. Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board.

Day 7 Singapor

Welcome to Singapore

Combining a fascinating mix of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Western cultures, Singapore is full of excitement and surprise. Why not kick things o with a cocktail at the world-famous Ra es hotel - home to the Singapore Sling.

Day 8 Singapor

Exploring Singapore

Perhaps choose to take a guided tour of the city's landmarks, museums and temples - including the magnificent Sri Mariamman Temple.

Days 9-10 Overnight Flight
Overnight Flight

Singapore to London

There's just time for some last minute sightseeing before transferring to Changi Airport for the return overnight scheduled flight to the UK arriving on Day 10.

Please note

The itinerary above is just a suggestion and you are free to make adjustments to suit your exact requirements. Please call 01904 734 358 to speak to one of our Tailor-Made Holiday Specialists about tailoring your holiday with GRJ independent.

Departure Times

Our tours of South East Asia typically depart the UK at 10:10am.

What’s included
What's Included
  • Return scheduled flights to Bangkok and from Singapore
  • Hotels x 4 nights (B&B)
  • 3 nights on board the Eastern & Oriental Express train in Pullman Cabin
  • Off Train excursions as described in the itinerary
  • Single room supplement applies. Please call for details.

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

James.S Starkie
James.E Eaton
Laura Strawinski
The Eastern & Oriental Express

The Magnificent Eastern & Oriental Express


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