'Life is like a train track, full of possibilities and happiness'
This is a classically spectacular way to see the beauty of British Columbia. There are glass-surrounded viewing platforms for perfect 360-degree views as you travel through constantly changing, striking natural landscapes, with their mountain peaks, rivers, lakes and forests. Wildlife including bear and eagle are often spotted as your track meanders through otherwise uncultivated territory.
The Ghan is considered one of the greatest rail journeys on the planet. A north-to-south, four-day/three-night epic that covers almost 3000 kilometres. Your luxury adventure takes you from the Northern Territory of Darwen through to the gentle rolling hills of Adelaide. Enroute, you’ll be treated to stunning Outback landscapes and stops that include Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy.
A major part of our South Africa in Style tour, the Blue Train covers 1,600 kilometres between Pretoria and Cape Town and is one of the world's most luxurious train journeys. Features include butler service, lounge cars, an observation car and full soundproofing. It offers the service of a 5-star hotel with en-suite carpeted compartments and impeccable service. What a great way to see this amazing part of South Africa.
You’ll be acquainted with this legendary train in movies or articles but climbing aboard and becoming part of the adventure is when you’ll get really friendly. Our charming two-day, historic journey, comes complete with finery and tradition. Your 1930s Venice Simplon Orient Express departs London Victoria Station after a sumptuous multi-course dinner. Expect views of Paris, the French & Austrian Alps, Italian Dolomites before arriving in Venice.
Travel on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer on this one-way tour from Calgary, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, across to Vancouver on the Pacific Coast. Take in the mountain town of Banff before you board the train for a relaxed and luxurious two day, all daylight trip through the mountains. The sites and highlights are numerous but keep your eyes peeled for black and grizzly bears and Bald Eagles swooping around the banks of several rivers that you will cross. A short but fantastic way to see this amazing corner of a wonderful country.
Take a trip out east and visit the fascinating country of Japan. This short highlight tour shows off two iconic locations within this island nation. Start with the sprawling, bustling capital of Tokyo before boarding the countries famous ‘Bullet Train’ and heading south west to Kyoto. In both cities, sample the history, culture, temples and shrines that you will find in abundance. This is all mixed in with the ultra-modern sky scrapers and neon lights that you expect in this high tech country.
Experience top class service on this luxury trip across Canada. From the Pacific Coast to the banks of Lake Ontario, this trans-continental journey is a must for all travel enthusiasts. Start in Vancouver for a couple of days before boarding the fabulous GoldLeaf service of Rocky Mountaineer. This two-day journey is all daylight with a stopover in British Columbia as your travel through farming pastures and into the imposing Canadian Rockies. Upon arrival in Alberta, spend a few days touring the famous tourists spots of Banff and Lake Louise before travelling along the Icefield Parkway to Jasper. From here, you will travel across country in the ultimate luxury; Prestige Sleeper Class aboard VIA Rail’s The Canadian service. Featuring a private cabin with small en-suite, a la carte dining and drinks included, the three-day journey is relaxed and easy as the countryside slips by the picture windows. End your tour with a couple of days in Toronto, with the option of heading down to Niagara Falls for the day.