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Rail Journeys

An incredibly romantic way to travel, rail journeys transport us into the past when trains were the common way to travel. Sit back and relax as incredible landscapes constantly change outside your window, and enjoy a travel experience that is comfortable, convenient and rewarding.

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Overview

Some of the world's greatest landscapes are best seen via rail journeys. From the mountainous ravines of the European Alps and California's vast Pacific Coast, to New Zealand's rugged gorges and the heart of spiritual India, these are holidays that will leave you spellbound.

  • Enjoy the services of a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort or Travelmarvel Tour Director throughout your journey
  • English-speaking local guides will give you an expert perspective to the destinations you visit
  • Enjoy our Insider Experiences, carefully chosen to take your journey to the next level so you can get to the heart of your destination
  • We make sure the majority of your holiday costs are covered. We clearly specify everything that is included in your itinerary to make budgeting easy.

Destinations

Full of endless contrasts, Asia is fascinating at every turn and travelling by rail is a unique way to discover its countries. Travel on Japan's bullet trains, China's high-speed rail network and the stunning routes of Bhutan, India and Nepal.
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On your Australia holiday from Sydney to Perth across the Nullarbor, travel on the Indian Pacific train.
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Journey on some of the continent's most pictuesque and historic railways, which deliver you to charming villages and bustling cities. From the United Kingdom to Scandinavia, and the Swiss Alps to Italy and the Baltics, these are stunning adventures.
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Experience the joy of romantic rail travel with our partners, Great Rail Journeys. With over 40 years experience Great Rail Journeys have been delivering fantastic itineraries for decades.
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Take a journey through bygone times as you discover Iran. Bursting with incredible history, fascinating architectural ruins and thousands of years worth of culture, Iran is a multi-faceted destination that boasts many wonders. Explore fire temples, wander ancient cities and marvel at its stories.

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On your New Zealand holiday explore the lush green landscapes on iconic journeys like the Tranzalpine Train and Taieri Gorge Railway.
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Travel aboard two of Cuba's most historic railways during your holiday. Take a ride on the Hershey train, the only electric train left in Cuba. In Trinidad, you'll also explore the Valley of the Sugar Mills by an antique steam train.
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Incredibly diverse scenery glides past your window as you make your way through the iconic USA. From Colorado and California, to the Grand Canyon, Denver and the Deep South you'll travel on rail that links the country's past and future.
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Travelmarvel's program runs smoothly from go to whoa, with great guides, perfectly paced excursions.