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.
Train type: 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 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!
One of the most scenic train journeys on Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa, the South African Collage is a panoramic 2,100-mile, 10-day South African sojourn along the Western Cape’s famous Garden Route.
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.
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.
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.
Experience the unparalleled beauty of Switzerland’s mountainous landscapes in luxury and style, traveling on the country’s most exquisite and historic trains during this 13-day tour (with a three-day pre-tour optional rail extension from London).
Begin on the Benguela line in Lobito, Angola, with walking tours in Huambo, Kuito, and Luena. Enjoy a city tour of Lumbumbashi (DRC), before venturing on to spend three nights at the remote South Luangwa National Park (Zambia). End your journey at the incomparable Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe).
Begin in the capital of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, visit the famous Selous Reserve, stay two nights in the remote South Luangwa National Park (Zambia), and enjoy a city tour of Lubumbashi (DRC). Next, join the Benguela line in Angola, with walking tours in Luau, Luena and Kuito before arriving in Lobito. Note: This journey is also available in reverse.
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.
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.
Join us on White Nights by Steam for an incredible rail journey during the celebratory White Nights season, as we cross deep into the Arctic Circle aboard the luxurious Golden Eagle. Incomparable cities, remote communities, serene forests and stories recounting a turbulent history await you on this adventure of a lifetime. What better way is there to experience the land of the midnight sun than by private train?
This is a spectacular, entirely steam-hauled voyage through a shimmering sea of winter white on the most iconic railway in the world.
This is a fascinating rail journey through the Five Stans, the Southern Republics of the former Soviet Union.
The nine-day Namibia Safari is an unforgettable 1,500 mile (3,400 km) trek through one of the earth’s most interesting and alien landscapes, all aboard Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa luxury train.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.