Rovos Rail The Ultimate Luxury Trek, Cape Town-Dar es Salaam

15-day Escorted Tour
Africa
Luxury

If you do just one high-end rail trip in your life, make it this one. This 15-day private rail tour aboard Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa stretches across South Africa and Botswana, touches Zimbabwe at Victoria Falls, and crosses Zambia to Tanzania.

Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Vladivostok-Moscow

15-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

The Trans-Siberian Express is THE big train ride—an epic 15-day journey spanning two continents and seven time zones. Travel across the world’s most famous railway on board the private Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express. There’s no better way to see the vastness of Siberia. This is a trip that will change your life.

The Silk Road: Beijing to Moscow by Private Train

21-day Escorted Tour
Asia,Europe
Luxury

The Silk Road rail adventure is one of the most exotic, storied, and best-loved by Society of IRT members, taking travelers to places few Westerners have ventured.This two-train tour follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo along one of the world’s oldest and most historic trade routes. The luxurious Golden Eagle and the first-class Shangri-La Express train will transport you back in time through five countries.

Balkan Explorer on the Danube Express: Venice to Istanbul

11-Day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

Travel in relaxed luxury on the Golden Eagle Danube Express train through Italy, Greece, and the incredible Balkan countries before ending in historic Istanbul on this 11-day tour.

A Caspian Odyssey Along the Ancient Silk Road

16-day Escorted Tour
Asia,Europe
Luxury

This once-a-year Caspian Odyssey takes you through Central Asia along the ancient Silk Road Route — to places few western travelers have ever seen, and on one of the most luxurious trains in the world, the stunning Golden Eagle. There’s no better way to see these historic and otherworldly destinations!

Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express: Moscow-Vladivostok

15-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

The Trans-Siberian Express is THE big train ride—an epic 15-day journey spanning two continents and seven time zones. Travel across the world’s most famous railway on board the private Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express. There’s no better way to see the vastness of Siberia. This is a trip that will change your life.

Balkan Odyssey on the Danube Express: Budapest-Venice

10-Day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

This fascinating 10-day tour begins in Budapest, where you board your beautiful “hotel on wheels” — the Golden Eagle Danube Express. Travel through Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Slovenia before ending in romantic Venice.

Paris-Istanbul Annual Journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

6-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

This once-a-year luxury rail voyage from Paris to Istanbul on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a true ‘trip of a lifetime’. Travel through seven countries in elegant style. Food, wine, service, off-train tours, atmosphere: everything is over-the-top.

Travel through seven countries on this epic once-a-year journey from Istanbul to Paris on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Enjoy luxury-class food, wine, service, off-train tours and romantic, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express atmosphere.

Grand Alpine Express: Budapest to Venice on the Danube Express

11-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

The 11-day Grand Alpine Express is quickly becoming one of the most popular journeys aboard the Danube Express! The journey is a scenic feast for the eyes, and features such famous capital cities as Budapest and Vienna, the majestic Austrian Tyrol, the valleys of the Swiss Alps, and the Italian Lake District. Visit Slovenia’s crown jewel, Lake Bled, before ending in romantic Venice.

Madras Mail: Mumbai to Hyderabad by Luxury Deccan Odyssey Train

15-day Escorted Tour
Asia
Luxury

Carefully designed to take in the best of Southern India, the Madras Mail covers everything from India’s most important cities to spectacular World Heritage Sites and stunning coastlines — all from the comfort of the luxurious Deccan Odyssey. The gateways of Mumbai (Bombay) and Chennai (Madras) are key ports of call, as they open the door to a more tropical India: slower, tranquil, and even more exotic.

New Year in Vienna aboard the Danube Express

9-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

Celebrate the holidays in style! The 9-day New Year in Vienna journey aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express takes you through some of Central Europe’s most famous cities — and features a special New Year’s Eve ball in Vienna. The sociable atmosphere on the train, combined with sumptuous gala dinners, music, opera, dancing, fireworks and exclusive regional celebrations, will have you wanting to return year after year.

Ulaan Baatar Express: Moscow to Ulaan Baatar

11-day Escorted Tour
Asia
Luxury

The Ulaan Baatar Express on the Golden Eagle could be considered a ‘highlights reel’ of the longer Trans-Siberian Express journey. If you are short on time, or want to explore further in Ulaan Baatar before or after your railway journey, this trip is for you.

Darjeeling Mail: Mumbai to Kolkata by Luxury Deccan Odyssey Train

15-day Escorted Tour
Asia
Luxury

This epic 15-day journey, Darjeeling Mail on the Deccan Odyssey luxury train, is one of the best ways to travel through India. Experience the breathtaking views of the Himalayas from the hill plantations, explore the vibrant bazaars of Delhi, watch the sunrise on the sacred Ganges at Varanasi, and visit the amazing sights of Agra, including, of course, the incomparable Taj Mahal.

The Caucasus by Luxury Rail

9-day Escorted Tour
Asia
Luxury

This fall, join our captivating 9-day rail adventure on the Golden Eagle from Yerevan to Baku, experiencing the remarkable and culturally diverse countries of the Caucasus. Discover the western shores of the Caspian Sea as you weave our way through Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Home to fascinating modern culture, as well as some of the world’s most ancient and timeless architecture, this journey promises to be a unique adventure.

Peru: Journey to a Lost World

11-day Independent/ Private Tour
South America
Luxury

Experience Peru by luxury rail! IRT’s exclusive 11-day tour is the most exciting and comfortable way to drink in the majestic peaks of the Andes, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco, and the reflective beauty of Lake Titicaca.

Our private journey combines two phenomenal rail experiences: the Belmond Hiram Bingham day train, and the stunning Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper train. Also included: fabulous 5-star hotels, private sightseeing, transfers, more.

China and Tibet Rail Discovery

12-day Escorted Tour
Asia
First-class

This intriguing rail journey through China on China’s most comfortable sleeper train, the Shangri-La Express, ends in one of the world’s most fascinating and remote places: Lhasa, the mystical capital city of Tibet. En route, experience the Tangula Pass, which at 16,640 ft (5,072 m) is the world’s highest railway.

 

Sicilian Odyssey on the Danube Express: Budapest to Taormina

11-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

Begin your Sicilian Odyssey in Budapest, with one night at the iconic five-star Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace in the romantic city of Budapest. From there, you’ll board the luxurious and comfortable Danube Express train and travel through Hungary and Slovenia before crossing into Italy. Wend your way through the many cities and and provinces of Southern Italy and Sicily, stopping along the way to soak up the history and local culture with guided tours and experiences. Then, spend two nights at a five-star hotel in Taormina.

This October, enjoy a new and exclusive opportunity to savor the fabled trading cities of Central Asia on this 8-day Jewels of the Silk Road journey aboard the Golden Eagle.

Stunning natural beauty, mysterious ancient artifacts, and modern metropolises await on this legendary trade route, best-experienced from your five-star ‘hotel on wheels.’

Venice-Prague-Paris-London

5 days
Europe
Luxury

Venice, Prague and London are yours on this fabulous journey offering two nights on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and two nights Prague (independently), plus a glorious afternoon on the Belmond British Pullman luxury day train.

Grand Tour of Scotland

8-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

The Grand Tour of Scotland — new for 2020 — takes guests on an in-depth exploration of the country’s history and culture, all by private luxury train.

Grand Tour of Great Britain

8-day Escorted Tour
Europe
Luxury

The 8-day Grand Tour of Great Britain features bountiful Scottish dinners, outstanding service, and fascinating history — all while on one of the world’s most luxurious trains: Belmond Royal Scotsman.