Combining a stay in iconic Cape Town with a trip on one of the most luxurious trains in the world, this six-night itinerary is perfect for those seeking a short holiday to South Africa, or to combine with the many other delights of this country.
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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.
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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.
See the very best of India aboard this national treasure. On board it's the height of luxury and the service is second to none. Sit back, be waited on and let the lanscape roll past, an amazing once in a lifetime experience not to be missed.
Enjoy a luxurious three-night train journey from Bangkok to Singapore on board the glamorous Eastern & Oriental Express. Decorated with oriental old-time opulence, and taking you to the fascinating areas of Kanachanaburi and Kuala Kangsar, you'll enjoy a decadent journey full of good food, amazing sights, and fun activities.
This one-night train journey from London to Venice is steeped in glamour and luxury. Board the incredible Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and be transported back to the 1920's thanks to this beautifully restored vintage carriages. Enjoy sumptuous meals in the dining cart and retreat back to your personal cabin to soak up the countryside views.
An incredible itinerary starting in the Kruger National Park, followed by three nights onboard the glamorous Rovos Rail from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. Discover the cascading natural phenomenon, encounter magnificent wildlife and enjoy glorious views from your cabin.
This six-night private guided tour is especially designed to give you a taste of what Sri Lanka has to offer. Journeying through Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Tissamaharama, Yala National Park and Galle, this exclusive tour is a brilliant insight into Sri Lanka’s rich culture and unbelievable beauty.