Welcome aboard one of the world's most legendary trains and experience a luxurious rail journey like no other, through the vast countryside that South Africa has to offer. A trip of lifetime that simply has to be experienced.
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Rail Tours - Laidback, luxurious and unique
When it comes to rail journeys, sophistication is key. That’s why we’ve included only the most luxurious trains for you to embark on, all offering impeccable style, service, and indulgence. Jaw-dropping panoramas create the perfect backdrop as you sink into your plush seat or dine on gourmet cuisine much like what you find in exquisite fine dining restaurants, crafting an experience that’s just as unique as the destinations themselves.
We’ve chosen traditional routes in far-flung destinations that we know will make your heart sing. From the iconic Blue Train that winds through South Africa’s naturally beautiful plains, to the Maharaja Express offering Indian-style glamour as you whizz through India’s vibrant cities, these rail journeys are full of wonder and excitement. The opportunity to incorporate this into your escorted tour offers the best of both worlds for a memorable travel experience.
A rail journey gives you the chance to add an extra touch of luxury to your already incredible tour. If lavish carriages and divine food isn’t enough to entice you, we’re certain the idea of viewing a lesser-seen perspective of these spectacular destinations will. Our team of experts have been lucky enough to experience these routes themselves, giving them the passion and knowledge to ensure you’ve chosen the right rail journey for you.
A wonderful experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of New Zealand over the course of an 8 night trip, beginning in Auckland and ending in Christchurch. Stay in superior hotels, in great locations and spend one night in Franz Josef Glacier at a Forest Retreat.
- Kakadu & Katherine
- Alice Springs
Take a unique, unforgettable trip through some of Australia's most beautiful sceneries with a ride on The Ghan, a remarkable train with luxurious cabins and amenities. There are plenty of all-inclusive train stops to charming, historic towns too, including Katherine and Adelaide
- Alice Springs
- Uluru (Ayers Rock)
- Cairns & Port Douglas
- Great Barrier Reef & The Whitsundays
- Queenstown & Fiordland
- Christchurch & Canterbury
Embark on a brilliant journey through Australia and New Zealand on this amazing 20 night guided tour through their sweeping landscapes. Witness the beauty of both country's beaches, cities and natural landmarks on this great, all-round adventure
Starting in the South Island, this fascinating 13 night tour takes in the incredible beauty of the Southern Alps and Dunedin before heading north to experience Rotorua and Auckland.
An exciting eight night trip with plenty of sightseeing and breath-taking vistas along the way to give you the best opportunity to experience the beauty of the North Island. Visit a Mitai Maori Village Concert & enjoy a buffet dinner plus ride on the Northern Explorer Scenic train from Wellington to Auckland.
Explore the exceptional beauty of New Zealand on this 16 night tour. Visiting the North and South Islands, you'll enjoy unforgettable train journeys through Auckland, the Doubtful Sound and Queenstown.
Take a scenic rail journey from Perth to Sydney on this fantastic tour across Australia's beautiful landscapes. This great eight day tour features a four day rail journey over the Nullarbor Plain into South Australia on the Indian Pacific train, with lavish private cabins and multiple off-train activities