Train Journeys

Old fashioned steam trains or modern electric ones, there is a certain charm to a train journey.

Embark on a journey of unparalleled elegance and convenience with rail travel, where every moment becomes a cherished experience. Revel in the scenic beauty that unfolds outside your window, as trains traverse picturesque landscapes, offering a front-row seat to nature’s wonders.

Enjoy the freedom to move about, socialize, and stretch your legs in spacious and comfortable cabins. With attentive service and luxurious amenities, rail travel transforms the journey into a destination of its own. Immerse yourself in the nostalgic charm of vintage trains or relish the cutting-edge design and technology of modern rail services.

Say goodbye to the hassles of airports and lengthy security procedures; instead, embrace the seamless boarding process and the joy of arriving in the heart of your destination. Whether it’s a panoramic view of rolling hills, a coastal breeze, or an urban skyline, each train route offers a unique and captivating perspective.

Indulge in gourmet dining onboard, with culinary delights crafted by skilled chefs, complemented by a selection of fine wines. Unwind in cozy sleeping accommodations, ensuring a restful night’s sleep while the rhythmic sounds of the train lull you into relaxation.

With environmentally friendly practices and a reduced carbon footprint, rail travel also appeals to eco-conscious travelers seeking sustainable options. From high-speed trains connecting bustling cities to scenic routes winding through breathtaking countryside, rail travel embodies a seamless blend of comfort, luxury, and a timeless connection to the landscapes it traverses. Embark on your next adventure and discover the many perks of rail travel – where the journey itself becomes an integral part of the destination.

Travel aboard three of the most scenic railways in the world in New Zealand.

Board ‘The Ghan’, ‘The India Pacific’, ‘Spirit of the Outback’ or others in Australia, for splendour in this rugged and beautiful country.

Canada’s famous Rocky Mountaineer offers luxury and exquisite scenery as it winds through some of the world’s most beautiful mountain ranges.

In India the ‘Deccan Oddysey’ boasts plush interiors and offers a true Indian luxury experience, as do ‘The Maharajas’ Express’, ‘The Palace on Wheels’ and ‘The Golden Chariot’.

Over to Africa and the Victoria Falls – enjoy a shorter journey on the Bushtracks Express, delicious food and drinks to be enjoyed as you slowly shunt onto the Victoria Falls Bridge with a steam engine and experience viewing one of the World’s natural wonders – Mosi-oa-Tunya, “the smoke that thunders.”

The Blue Train of South Africa and Rovos Rail, covering the southern half of Africa, offer some exceptional service as they traverse far greater distances and luxurious journeys.

If you love trains from all eras, join the Great Train Journey of Japan.

The Ghan

Indian Pacific

Great Southern

The Overland

Spirit of The Outback

Rottnest Express

Spirit of Queensland

& so much more…Rail Australia

 

Exceptional service, top cuisine and fine wines, Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era encompassing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration.

A rail train near the ocean.
A gold and white logo with a rail theme on a white background.

The Blue Train has been synonymous with luxury hospitality, tourism, and leisure since 1946 and offers a unique way of experiencing some of Southern Africa’s magnificent landscapes and landmarks.

A waiter is setting the table on a railcar train.
A woman serving food on a railcar.
The Rail logo of Rocky Mountaineer on a black background.

The Rocky Mountaineer – a world-class travel experience, operating on three different routes through the spectacular scenery of the Canadian Rockies, with excellent on-board service.

Watch a short video on the Rocky Mountaineer here.

A rail journey alongside a scenic river amidst towering mountains.

Train Travel across the United States.
When you travel on an Amtrak train, it’s so much more than just getting to your destination. It’s stretching out, relaxing, and watching breathtaking scenery go by. It’s simply a better way to travel.

A man is making a bed on a rail.

The Deccan Oddysey

The Maharajas’ Express

The Palace on Wheels

The Golden Chariot

Plush interiors, top notch service and generally a true Indian luxury experience.

A railcar on a train with tables and chairs.

For a relatively small continent, Europe certainly packs a lot in: fifty countries and some 230 different languages. An extensive train network with some historic trains such as

Belmond Royal Scotsman
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
The Golden Eagle Danube Express

The most important question is where to next?