World Journeys Rail Journeys

There’s something refreshingly traditional about travelling by train, particularly if you’re traveling over a long, multi-night route. And the rail journey can be a destination in itself! Dining cars with full-service meals, uniformed wait staff – there’s so much to love about travelling by train. Take a journey on some of the world’s most scenic, most luxurious train trips. Choose from the Rocky Mountaineer and travel through dramatic Canadian landscape, Rovos Rail in the heart of South Africa, the stunning Blue Train, a ‘moving 5 star hotel on wheels’ and more.

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Republics of the Silk Road

Russia, The Silk Road, Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan 17 Days / 16 Nights 29 March 2022
A Luxury Rail Journey

Departing from Moscow, experience a fascinating rail journey aboard the luxurious Golden Eagle private train through the 'Five Stans', the Southern Republics of the...

Al Andalus
Price fromEUR 3,895 SELECT

Spain 7 Days / 6 Nights
A luxury train journey in Southern Spain

The Al Andalus train offers you the privilege of travelling in a palace on wheels. A train that evokes the Belle Epoque, unmatched in...

Amazon, Andes & Altiplano

Amazon, Peru 16 Days / 15 Nights
A Luxury Journey

Explore the mighty Amazon on foot and on the river. In Cuzco, stay in a 16th century mansion once occupied by the first conquistadors...

Ancient Silk Road
Price from$7,800 SELECT

China 17 Days / 16 Nights

Discover the legends, culture and natural beauty of the Silk Road on this most remarkable of journeys. Some of the many highlights include visiting...

Andean Discovery
Price from$3,395 SELECT

Peru 10 Days / 9 Nights

Explore the heart of South America, Peru - rich in history, customs and culture. Visit the wondrous Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons...

Aurora Rail Adventure & Bettles Lodge

Alaska 8 Days / 7 Nights

From Anchorage, travel through to the charming town of Talkeetna, where you'll enjoy a guided sled dog tour with an Iditarod champion. Continue your...

Belmond Royal Scotsman
Price fromGBP 5,665 SELECT

United Kingdom 5 Days / 4 Nights
A luxurious rail journey through the Scottish Highlands

Along the way, guests disembark to meet local personalities, talk to experts on subjects from salmon fishing to whisky and take part in fun...

Belmond: Andean Plains and Islands of Discovery

Peru 3 Days / 2 Nights
Travel from Arequipa to Cusco

Inviting, indulgent accommodation and refined Andean cuisine guests can also enjoy the observatory, lounge, spa and two dining cars.

The Train: Twin or double...

Belmond: Spirit of the Andes

Peru 2 Days / 1 Night
Puno to Cusco

Inviting, indulgent accommodation and refined Andean cuisine guests can also enjoy the observatory, lounge, spa and two dining cars.

The Train: Twin or double...

Belmond: Spirit of the Water

Peru 2 Days / 1 Night
Cusco to Puno

Inviting, indulgent accommodation and refined Andean cuisine guests can also enjoy the observatory, lounge, spa and two dining cars.

The Train: Twin or double...

Buddhist Highlights by Train

India, Nepal 8 Days / 7 Nights

Board the Mahaparinirvan Express and discover Buddha's path to enlightenment in some of the most significant Buddhist cities in the world. Starting from Delhi...

Captivating China
Price from$4,120 SELECT

China 12 Days / 11 Nights

You'll be entranced by the scenery, history and people on this journey. Travel through the stunning mountain area of Longsheng and meet the friendly...

Culinary Japan
Price from$14,086 SELECT

Japan 12 Days / 11 Nights

Embark on a sumptuous culinary journey through Japan, exploring the unique tastes and sights of this gracious country! Beginning in Tokyo, enjoy a private...

Cultural Treasures
Price from$2,170 SELECT

China 8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel off the beaten track and explore the cultural treasures of China's "Middle Kingdom". Learn how to make dumplings and noodles in a local...

Cuzco, Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

Peru 6 Days / 5 Nights

An ideal introduction to Cuzco and Machu Picchu and the delightful Sacred Valley of the Incas. This area is very rich in history and...

Delhi to Mumbai

India 8 Days / 7 Nights
A luxury rail journey

The Deccan Odyssey's luxurious amenities and gracious services is reminiscent of the lifestyle lived by the Maharajas in the erstwhile era. This spectacular journey...

Discover Toronto and Ottawa

Canada 7 Days / 6 Nights

Combine the bustling city life of Toronto with the history of Ottawa, topped off with a visit to the spectacular Niagara Falls.

Eastern & Oriental Express
Price fromUSD$3,025 SELECT

Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand 3 Days / 2 Nights
Luxury train journey by Belmond

The Train: The train accommodates up to 82 passengers in air-conditioned cabins, all furnished with beautiful fabrics, fine linens and soft towels, and a...

El Costa Verde Express
Price fromEUR 3,500 SELECT

Spain 6 Days / 5 Nights
A luxury rail journey through Northern Spain

El Costa Verde Express, formerly El Transcantabrico Clasico, is one of Renfe's luxury trains of Spain. Take a cultural and gastronomic journey through the...

BIlbao
Price fromEUR 5,775 SELECT

Spain 8 Days / 7 Nights
A luxury train journey in Northern Spain

Imagine a luxury hotel on rails that takes you to the nostalgia and charm of 20th century trains, but with the technology and comfort...

Enchanting Ecuador
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Ecuador 16 Days / 15 Nights
Including a Galapagos Cruise

Ecuador is a little gem of South America that will surprise you with its diverse highlights.
This tour will start in Quito and then travel...

Golden Eagle Caspian Odyssey
Price fromUSD$24,395 SELECT

Georgia, The Silk Road, Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan 16 Days / 15 Nights
A Luxury Rail Journey

Explore the countries on both the eastern and western shores of the Caspian Sea - Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. With their...

Quest for the Northern Lights

Norway, Russia 12 Days / 11 Nights
A luxury train journey

Take in the beautiful cities of Moscow and St Petersburg, as well as exploring deep into the Russian and Norwegian Arctic Circle in pursuit...

The Trans-Siberian Express

Mongolia, Russia, The Silk Road 15 Days / 14 Nights
A luxury train journey

Undoubtedly one of the world's greatest train journeys, the Trans-Siberian Railway runs like a steel ribbon across mysterious Russia connecting east and west from...

Highlights of Japan
Price from$7,669 SELECT

Japan 9 Days / 8 Nights

A wonderful introduction to Japan - from the bustle of Tokyo to the majesty of Mt Fuji. Tranquility abounds in Hakone where you will...

India By Train
Price from$2,850 SELECT

India 10 Days / 9 Nights

A unique journey across India by train. Explore the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur before contiuning enjoying a tribal tour of medieval...

Japan Adventure
Price from$12,467 SELECT

Japan 14 Days / 13 Nights

From the bright lights of Tokyo and Osaka to walking sections of the Nakasendo and Kumano Kodo trails, this unforgettable journey will allow you...

Machu Picchu in Style
Price from$5,535 SELECT

Peru 6 Days / 5 Nights

Discover Cuzco and Machu Picchu while staying in stylish historic hotels and enjoying a famous journey on board the luxury Belmond Hiram Bingham train...

Maharajahs' Express: Indian Panorama

India 7 Days / 6 Nights
A luxury rail journey

The Maharajahs' Express offers the highest end of luxury train travel in India, savouring the country's rich heritage on exclusive journeys. Guests board the...

Palace on Wheels
Price fromUSD$4,043 SELECT

India 8 Days / 7 Nights
A luxury rail journey

At the turn of the 20th century, during the days of the Raj, Maharajahs built stately carriages for their personal use on the vast...

Rocky Mountaineer Rockies to the Red Rocks

USA 2 Days / 1 Night

Journey alongside the Colorado River and through a series of canyons with steep, rugged rock walls. The route between Glenwood Springs and Moab offers...

The Ultimate Journey

Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe 15 Days / 14 Nights
A luxury rail journey

This epic journey is one of the most famous in the world. Beginning in Cape Town guests will visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein,

Pretoria to Cape Town

South Africa 3 Days / 2 Nights
A luxury rail journey

This meander is a perfect illustration of South Africa as a world in one country. Travel the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld to the...

Pretoria to Victoria Falls

South Africa, Zimbabwe 4 Days / 3 Nights
A luxury rail journey

This adventure begins in before travelling north through Warmbaths (Bela-Bela), so named for its mineral waters, and Nylstroom, christened by the Voortrekkers as the...

The African Golf Collage

South Africa 10 Days / 9 Nights
A luxury rail journey

This safari travels the northeastern reaches of South Africa and will entertain the most discerning golfers with a delightful itinerary for non-playing guests. Travel...

Rovos Rail: The Copper Trail

Angola, Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe 15 Days / 14 Nights
A luxury rail journey

This new expedition traverses Zimbabwe, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. Travel across the mighty Zambezi from Victoria Falls towards Kafue River...

Rovos Rail: The Namibia Journey

Namibia, South Africa 10 Days / 9 Nights
A luxury rail journey

Journey from the savannahs of the Highveld to the Atlantic in the west. Departing from Pretoria, the first stop is Kimberley, centre of one...

Rovos Rail: Trail of Two Oceans

Angola, Congo, East Africa, Tanzania, Zambia 15 Days / 14 Nights
A luxury rail journey

Traverse Tanzania, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola on the only passenger train to travel the famous east-to-west copper trail. Enjoy...

Scenic Landscapes
Price from$5,200 SELECT

China 14 Days / 13 Nights

This is a wonderful coverage of the most important Chinese mega-cities along with beautiful smaller centres. Your journey through China's scenic landscapes starts in...

Scotland by Rail
Price from$4,740 SELECT

United Kingdom 7 Days / 6 Nights
Small group tour

Since Victorian times, Scotland's West Highland Line has borne savvy travellers from the vibrant, sophisticated Lowland metropolis of Glasgow into some of Scotland's most...

China & Tibet Rail Discovery

China, Tibet 13 Days / 12 Nights
A luxury rail journey

Enjoy a rail tour with a difference aboard the Shangri-La Express, traversing across the grand wilderness of China through stunning scenery and ancient cities...

Spirit of the Andes
Price from$4,185 SELECT

Ecuador 8 Days / 7 Nights
Quito to Guayaquil

Start in Quito before departing on a four-day immersion into the Andean World. Travel along the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Cuenca, with visits...

The Blue Train

The Blue Train

Price from$2,438 SELECT

South Africa 3 Days / 2 Nights
A luxury rail journey

Save 30% on departures for travel to 31 March 2022!

The journey between Pretoria and Cape Town promises some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery the sub-continent has to offer. You'll travel around...

The Blue Train: Kruger National Park

South Africa 3 Days / 2 Nights
A luxury rail journey through South Africa

You'll spot elephant, lion, rhino, leopard, buffalo and numerous other unique wildlife here.

The Train: Follow in the footsteps of Kings and Presidents who...

The Shongololo Express: African Trilogy

Namibia, South Africa 15 Days / 14 Nights
A rail journey through Southern Africa

The Shongololo Express provides a high quality, yet affordable, rail safari experience for visitors to Southern Africa. This exciting panoramic 15 day sojourn...

The Shongololo Express - The Dune Express

Namibia, South Africa 12 Days / 11 Nights
A rail journey through Southern Africa

The Shongololo Express provides a high quality, yet affordable, rail safari experience for visitors to Southern Africa. Starting in Pretoria the train winds its...

The Shongololo Express The Good Hope

South Africa 15 Days / 14 Nights
A rail journey through South Africa

The Shongololo Express provides a high quality, yet affordable, rail safari experience for visitors to Southern Africa. The 15 day Good Hope journey...

The Shongololo Express The Southern Cross

Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe 12 Days / 11 Nights
A rail journey through Southern Africa

A panoramic journey between Pretoria and Victoria Falls. Travel across the Drakensberg Mountains to join the Panorama Route with game viewing in Kruger. Tour...

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

France, Italy, United Kingdom
Luxury rail journey

Embark on the Belmond British Pullman from London and cross the Channel before boarding the blue and gold carriages of the Venice Simplon Orient...