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 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.
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.
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. Begin in Yerevan, Armenia and travel through Georgia and Azerbaijan, before crossing the Caspian Sea (by ferry or flight — your choice) and continuing through Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. There’s no better way to see these historic and otherworldly destinations!
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.
This once-a-year luxury rail voyage from Paris to Istanbul (or vice versa) 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.
25 years after operating the first ever private Trans-SIberian rail journey, join Golden Eagle for The Trans-Siberian Winter Wonderland by Steam, a spectacular 22-day voyage through a shimmering sea of winter white on the most iconic railway in the world, hauled entirely by steam locomotives.
The 11-day Grand Alpine Express is quickly becoming one of the most popular journeys aboard the Golden Eagle 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.
This is a fascinating rail journey through the Five Stans, the Southern Republics of the former Soviet Union. No single supplement for Silver or Gold Class cabins on 2020 departure makes this especially exciting for solo travelers!
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.
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.
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.
Ancient legends, inspiring natural beauty and vibrant cities—see the highlights of Ireland, the Emerald Isle, on this 7-day journey on the Belmond Grand Hibernian luxury train.
Northern Spain’s luxurious El Transcantábrico Gran Lujo, a gem of a train, travels slowly between Santiago and San Sebastián, along northern “Green Spain,” stopping for exceptional meals to explore local cuisine.
This seven-day, six-night journey aboard Al Andalus begins and ends in Seville, with stops in Córdoba, Granada, Cádiz and Jerez. Experience the best of Southern Spain’s food, wine, and culture, with the comfortable Al Andalus as your ‘hotel on wheels.’
With seven nights aboard the lovely Belmond Royal Scotsman, this is one of our favorite tours. The Grand Western Scenic Wonders tour lets you appreciate Scotland to the fullest.
Experience the ultimate in Irish holidays and uncover the hidden gems of the Emerald Isle aboard the luxurious Belmond Grand Hibernian on this five-day jaunt.
Belmond Royal Scotsman Scotland’s Classic Splendours Tour is one of the best in the world. From the bagpipes and intimate musical events, to the grand sweep of the moors and the gorges, the Belmond Royal Scotsman’s Classic Splendours Tour is a journey straight to the heart of the Scottish Highlands.
The Taste of the Silk Road rail adventure offers travelers unparalleled access to places few Westerners have ventured, and is one of the most exotic and best-loved by Society of IRT members. This abbreviated version of the journey allows you to visit the storied sites of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Russia in only 13 days. For the classic 21-day Silk Road journey, please visit our website here.
The luxurious Golden Eagle will transport you back in time. Follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo along one of the world’s oldest and most historic trade routes. This great caravan road linked the kings of Europe with the luxuries of Asia—most significantly, its silks and spices. It is preserved to a remarkable degree.
Depart from Venice aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in the late afternoon for your overnight journey to Vienna, where you arrive in the morning for a two-night stay. (Hotel can be added to your package.) Rejoin the train in the afternoon for your overnight journey to London, where you arrive late afternoon the following day.
Dine on world-class cuisine, enjoy peerless service from your personal cabin steward, and watch the scenery unfold from the comfort of the beautiful old-world Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Trip is also available to Vienna or Paris only.
We love departing from Venice on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in the late afternoon for your overnight journey to Budapest, where you arrive the following morning for a two-night stay. After your stay in Budapest, rejoin the train in the morning for your overnight journey to London, where you arrive the following evening.
World-class cuisine, fine wines, spectacular scenery, faultless service, and old-world elegance combine to make this journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient Express one to remember.
As the world’s foremost malt whisky club, the Scotch Malt Whisky Society — specialists in single cask, single malt whiskies — is the perfect partner for this special Scotch Malt Whisky Trail Tour on the Belmond Royal Scotsman. Guests will enjoy the company of a Society Whisky Ambassador on board throughout the journey, along with the Society’s exclusive and rare malts for sampling and discussion.
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The Trans-Siberian Express “Winter Wonderland” aboard the is a voyage through a shimmering sea of winter white. This epic journey spans two continents and seven time zones. Spend two weeks traveling on the world’s most famous railway on board the private, cozy Golden Eagle. This unique winter journey includes a trip to frozen Lake Baikal, the deepest fresh-water lake in the world, and the opportunity to experience a snowmobile or dog-sled ride across the rock-solid lake. For those who were dazzled by the sunlit snow in “Doctor Zhivago,” this will be the answer to your “Winter Dreams.”