Amazing Rail Journeys
Amazing Rail Journeys
Imagine a new way to see the world’s awe-inspiring beauty that is from a once-by-gone era of travel. Feel your senses sharpen as you take in the luxurious décor, cuisine, and lilts and tilts of the train. Connect with the countryside, its history, its people and its spirit on a deeper level. Rail journeys allow you to explore the world from a different point of view. Consider one of these rail journey itineraries or contact us to have us customize your next rail adventure:
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – Venice & Lake Como, Italy
Its iconic interiors and impeccable service set the standard in luxury. Bags magically appear, your glass is always full, and your cabin is serviced whenever you deign to step out the door. Revel in the contrasts between exploring Venice’s historic canals, walking the cobbled streets of Bellagio (the Pearl of Lake Como) or taking the Brunate funicular to see stunning views of the lake to formal dress in the evenings as you mingle in the Champagne bar before an exquisite gourmet dinner.
Shinkansen Bullet Train, Limited Express Hida Wideview – Japan
Experience some of Japan’s most historically and culturally significant sights. Begin in high-energy Tokyo then travel to Hakone, famous for its hot springs. Relax and explore this beautiful gateway to Mount Fuji before heading to hilly Takayama aboard the world-famous Shinkansen bullet train. Switch to the Limited Express Hida Wideview, one of the most scenic trains in Japan, which winds through stunning mountains and gorges. From there, spend time discovering important sights and historical landmarks in Kanazawa, Hiroshima, and Kyoto.
Transcantábrico – Northern Spain
Embark on the train trip of a lifetime on the Transcantábrico — a jewel of the railway converted into a luxurious hotel, with historic original wagons from the 1920s and first-class suites that combine the elegance of yesteryear and the comforts of the 21st century. Explore the beautiful landscapes and cities of northern Spain (Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, Basque Country) while enjoying exclusive leisure activities including skipping the line at the Prado Museum, exploring ancient cave art, imbibing in delicious pintxos and more.
Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train – Scotland
Experience the heart of the Scottish Highlands as you glide through jaw-dropping landscapes of pine-clad mountain peaks, mirror-like lochs, and flowing rivers along the West Highland Line. Onboard dining is a celebration of local Scottish produce accompanied by a selection of fine wines, liqueurs, and malt whiskies. Nestle into beds fitted with soft Scottish wools and tartans. Off the train, discover the rich history of Edinburgh, spectacular view of the Isle of Skye, the power of Steall Waterfall, and savor the Scotch Whiskey Tasting.
The Maharaja’s Express — India
The Maharaja’s Express is a luxury palace on wheels which has redefined the luxury travel experience. Be cocooned in an aura of royal luxury and exclusivity, on and off the train. Explore the unique culture and diverse landscapes of India. Indulge in a champagne breakfast or exclusive dinner in a royal palace. Discover the Taj Mahal, the monument of love in Agra. Go on safari to see tigers in their natural habitat. Walk the streets of the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri. Drive sundowners up and down the Sand Dunes.
The Ghan and Indian Pacific – Australia (Sydney to Darwin)
The Indian Pacific takes you from the bright lights and beautiful harbour of Sydney to the cosmopolitan city of Adelaide – home to many famous vineyards, and the wonder that is Kangaroo Island. From there travel through the Red Centre of Australia onboard The Ghan – the longest train in the world, to the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory, Darwin. Enjoy sumptuous cuisine, elegant private cabins, and off-board excursions within Australia’s outback. Have breakfast under the stars in Marla. Explore the Blue Mountains. Be delighted by Darwin’s Jumping Crocs.