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Luxury Trains

An extraordinary journey awaits you when you embark on a luxury train tour. The romance of the rails is found in the details: Step aboard rail cars from the golden era of train travel that have been lovingly restored to their original luster. Settle into well-appointed private accommodations. Relax in first-class services from start to finish including gourmet meals, comfortable lounge cars perfect for meeting fellow travellers or enjoying a night cap, and attentive onboard staff available to meet your every need.

Select a journey aboard the world’s most renowned luxury trains, from the historic carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient Express travelling throughout Western and Central Europe and the UK’s Royal Scotsman travelling between Scotland’s mysterious lochs and glens to Central Europe’s Danube Express, offering a selection of itineraries to enigmatic destinations like Budapest, Istanbul and Prague, to the once-in-a-lifetime adventure aboard the Golden Eagle Trans Siberian Express, making the 6,000-mile journey across eight time zones from Moscow to the port town of Vladivostock. 

 Luxury Trains

Luxury Rail Tours

Fancourt Golf Estate

African Golf Collage 9 days from £2503

This panoramic nine-day sojourn winds its way from Pretoria to Cape Town and includes a golfing and non-golfing itinerary.

Departs from May 2016 to November 2016.


Australia & The Ghan 22 days from £5895

A wonderful train journey on the legendary Ghan from Alice Springs to Adelaide is a real highlight, and time to explore Melbourne and Sydney completes this holiday.

Departs from February 2016 to November 2016.

Kruger National Park

Cape Town The Blue Train & Kruger 12 days from £3295

Discover the highlights of South Africa with a rail journey on the luxurious Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria. Ascend Table Mountain, sample local wines in Stellenbosch and enjoy fantastic game drives during a wonderful three-night stay at a hotel at the gate of Kruger National Park.

Departs from January 2016 to November 2016.

Bagpipes Royal Scotsman

Classic Journey - The Royal Scotsman 5 days from £4680

This is the quintessential Royal Scotsman experience and certainly one of the most popular rail journeys.

Departs from April 2016 to October 2016.

Selous Game Reserve

Dar es Salaam - Cape Town 15 days from £5758

Board Rovos Rail for the world-famous journey through Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.

Departs from February 2016 to October 2016.

Cuicocha Crater Lake

Ecuador by Rail 10 days from £TBC

Explore the multifaceted country of Ecuador on this 10-day escorted tour. Visit regional markets, colonial-era cities, national parks and nature reserves, and enjoy nostalgic rail travel on a 4-day journey along the iron rails through the majestic Andes to the Pacific Coast aboard Tren Crucero.

Departs from January 2016 to December 2016.

St. Patricks Cathedral

Grand Tour of Ireland 7 days from £5650

Ancient legends, inspiring natural beauty and vibrant cities—see the highlights of this beautiful country with a complete journey through Ireland.

Departs from August 2016 to December 2017.

Ashford Castle

Legends and Loughs 5 days from £3950

Experience the ultimate in Irish holidays and uncover the hidden gems of the Emerald Isle aboard the luxurious Belmond Grand Hibernian train.

Departs from August 2016 to December 2017.

Fish River Canyon

Namibia & the Pride of Africa 16 days from £7740

Explore Cape Town and Table Mountain, see the 'big five' in Etosha National Park, experience the mighty Sossusvlei and enjoy six indulgent nights on the incredible Pride of Africa - the world's most lavish and luxurious hotel train.

Departs from May 2016 to May 2016.

Balcony of Rovos Rail

Namibia Safari - Pretoria - Swakopmund 9 days from £2501

Each year this nine-day 3,400-kilometer journey takes travellers from the savannahs of the Highveld to the Atlantic Ocean in the west by luxury rail.

Departs from April 2016 to April 2016.