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Singapore to Bangkok with Didier Corlou

Your Journey

Dancing between the lines of Western & Asian cuisine, you’ll find acclaimed French chef, Didier Corlou. Classic French dishes with an irresistible Vietnamese twist are his signature, each concoction a matter of exquisite taste. Join him for a spice inspired rail adventure into the heartlands of Southeast Asia.


  • Two-nights’ accommodation aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train
  • Dedicated 24-hour steward service
  • Daily four-course dinner: Seasonal table d’hôte menu, including coffee, tea and petits fours
  • Daily continental breakfast served in your cabin
  • Daily three-course lunch
  • Afternoon tea, including sandwiches, biscuits and pastries
  • Guided cruise along the River Kwai and visit to the War Museum
  • Visit a local Malaysian village with a choice of excursions
  • Onboard spice atelier hosted by chef Didier Corlou
  • All house wine, house spirits and local beer will be included throughout your journey. Premium drinks and drinks ordered to your cabin will be an additional charge.




Step aboard in Singapore. Unwind in your cabin as the train departs, crossing the great Johor Causeway. Soon, a delightful afternoon tea is served while stunning scenery passes by your window. Take time in the afternoon to stroll through the carriages and pause for a refreshing cocktail in the Observation Car bar. Or continue to the outdoor observation deck to soak-up lush jungle views.

As evening approaches, it’s time to sample Chef Didier Corlou’s culinary creativity. Following an exquisite four-course dinner, the Bar Car is the place to be for after-dinner drinks and nostalgic piano tunes. Meanwhile, your cabin has been converted into an inviting retreat.


Kuala Kangsar

Wake-up for breakfast in bed this morning, delivered straight to your cabin. Pull back the curtains to see verdant rainforests and rural Malaysian villages. Later, we arrive in Kuala Kangsar. A coach whisks you away to the village of Labu Kabong. Enjoy a warm welcome ceremony from the villagers, followed by a guided walk through rice paddies. Refreshments are served at the plantation including locally grown produce. Advanced trekkers can choose to join our expert naturalist on a hill-trek. Cold towels and refreshments await your arrival at the top, along with panoramic views.

Return to the train at Padang Rengas Station for a special afternoon tea created by Chef Didier, then join him in the Observation Car before dinner for a fascinating ‘spice atelier’.



Savour a delicious gourmet breakfast prepared by Didier this morning. After, disembark at Thailand’s River Kwai Station for a choice of excursions.

The Classic Tour includes a guided cruise under the iconic River Kwai Bridge and a visit to the Thai-Burma Railway Museum. Cycle through scenic rice paddies before pausing at a local farm for refreshments on the Tracks to Unseen Thailand Tour. Or, explore the wet market, a traditional rice noodle house and take a cooking class as you float along on a river raft with the Local Flavours Tour. Return to the train for a sumptuous lunch.

Late afternoon, the train arrives in Bangkok for the end of your culinary journey.

Our Best Available rate is subject to availability at time of booking, it is not applicable for parties of 12 or more. Please contact for group pricing.

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