From the towering capital of Malaysia, to Thailand urban gem one of the main points of entry into Asia itself the Eastern and Oriental Express journey from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok truly is an odyssey of real distinction. Taking three days to complete, en route from city to city you will have the opportunity to take in some of the most impressive scenery on the continent, and marvel at the mix of ultra-modernism and traditional heritage that inspires so many travellers to visit.
After breakfast arrive at Kuala Kangsar. Disembark for a tour of the grand Ubudiah Mosque, the Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery.
Return to the train and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at your leisure as you continue your journey to Thailand.
A decadent dinner is served on board.
Alight late morning at the River Kwai Bridge station for a cruise along the picturesque river with a local historian.
Afterwards, visit an evocative war museum and perhaps the war cemetery.
Return to the train for lunch, before ending your journey in Bangkok in the late afternoon.