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This incredible train line takes you through beaches, jungles

Eastern and Oriental Express operates between Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand

By Web Desk
May 20, 2024
The Eastern and Oriental Express was named the worlds best train trip in the Conde Nast Travellers 2023 Readers Choice Award. — Express via Belmond/File
The Eastern and Oriental Express was named the world's best train trip in the Conde Nast Travellers 2023 Readers Choice Award. — Express via Belmond/File

A train line in Malaysia provides a scenic journey as it takes its passengers on a wild ride through beaches and jungles, Express reported.

Malaysia's Eastern and Oriental Express, which was named the world's best train trip in the Conde Nast Travellers 2023 Readers Choice Award, is one of the most luxurious train lines in all of Asia.

The train operates between Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand and there is only one route available, which is four days and three nights long.

Passengers on board the Eastern and Oriental Express get a chance to create "everlasting memories" throughout the journey, which includes visiting a wild tiger conservation area, attending a Peranakan cooking class, exploring Georgetown’s beautiful Old Quarter, and snorkelling in Langkawi.

The travellers get the opportunity to witness suites such as a stunning coastline, a vibrant jungle, a bustling metropolis. 

The luxury train consists of 31 rail carriages, including sleeping carriages, two dining carriages, a bar car, and an observation car.

The entire train is fully air-conditioned, and each cabin has its own bathroom. The interior is designed with wood-panelled corridors and silken furnishings with Asian designs. From the outside, the train is painted green and cream.

According to people who have travelled on it, "the journey is an unforgettable experience with incredible service."