Belmond announces return of Eastern & Oriental Express and new journeys to the heart of Malaysia

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After a long hiatus, the legendary Eastern & Oriental Express, A Belmond Train, returned to the rails in February 2024. The iconic train offers reimagined adventure and luxury while traveling through Malaysia’s majestic landscapes and visiting cultural jewels.

The Eastern & Oriental Express proposes visits to enchanting destinations coupled with an inspiring immersion into local culture. On board, guests have a chance to meet local artisans, enjoy authentic dishes prepared by chef André Chiang, and discover Malaysia’s customs and  traditions.

The 15 exquisitely restyled carriages of the Eastern & Oriental Express meld contemporary grandeur and timeless elegance. Each cabin offers a haven of comfort where refined design adds a touch of sophistication to the experience.

For travelers in quest of adventure, the return of the Eastern & Oriental Express offers an opportunity not to be missed. The train’s return to the rails marks a new era of enthralling wonder and discovery of magnificent landscapes in Southeast Asia.