Rail Journeys

There can be no better way to immerse yourself into a country and meet the local people than to take to the trains. Whether it’s a Great Railway journey of epic proportions or a short hop in a rural setting, sometimes the journey itself becomes the destination. Jump on-board, feel like a traveller rather than a tourist and let the landscape speed by. 

Of the many incredible rail journeys in the world, we have chosen just some of our favourites here:

  • Take to the hills on the undeniable picturesque “Toy train” of the Darjeeling Himalayan railway, travel to the depths of tiger country or relax in laid back luxury.
  • For epic overland adventures take the Trans-Siberian or Trans-Mongolian Railways, the Rocky Mountaineer across Canada or the Japanese Alps by train.
  • Reach the pinnacle of Machu Picchu on the aptly named Sun Gate and then descend on foot when the crowds have disappeared.

Alternatively, join one of our luxury train charters, including our Trans Siberian train journey, accompanied throughout by Nick Laing and his wife Katya Galitzine. 

These memorable journeys will stay with you as the tracks fade into the far-reaching horizon.

Trans Siberian train charter

This epic journey will take you from Eastern Russia crossing Central Asia before ending in the home of the Russian Pacific fleet, Vladivostock.

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Bullet Train

Family Holiday to Japan

Travel by bullet train to Kyoto, a city with over 2,000 religious buildings many of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway,

Take the slow and scenic Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, exploring the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas.

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