If you do just one high-end rail trip in your life, make it Rovos Rail's Ultimate Luxury Trek, Cape Town-Dar es Salaam.
Rovos Rail runs one of the world's ultimate luxury rail trips between Cape Town and Dar es Salaam several times annually. The experience is unforgettable.
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.
From Kimberley’s diamonds to a deluxe South Africa game lodge, from the very British Victoria Falls Hotel to Africa’s Great Rift Valley, every day is unique.
One highlight: a two-night stay at the five-star Tau Game Lodge with many game drives.
Combine with the Blue Train, another South African luxury train, for a unique view of the African subcontinent’s diverse, spectacular scenery.
Latest News: IRT's Angela Walker and Rachel Hardy just returned from South Africa, where they were inspecting Rovos Rail's Pride of Africa, among other luxury travel partners. Click here for part one of their report on the train, here for part two.
Inside Track: We dined with Rovos Rail's Alicia Taljaard recently. Her favorite trip? It's not what you might think. Click here.
Discover the fascinating history, vibrant culture, and medieval relics of this enchanting region as we venture through the lush landscapes of the Balkan states and their neighboring countries on the Balkan Explorer journey aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express. Meandering through verdant landscapes and along turquoise coastlines, this exclusive rail cruise delivers a captivating exploration of the Balkan nations. Travel through an incredible nine countries in just 11 days, with the Golden Eagle Danube Express as your comfortable hotel-on-wheels.Add the 'Castles of Transylvania' tour, a 7-day Istanbul-Budapest extension to your Balkan Explorer journey! Click here for more information.
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.When you're not on the Deccan Odyssey, spend nights at some of the most exclusive 5-star hotels in India: Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort and Spa Chennai, and Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad.
The Grand Alpine Express is a scenic feast for the eyes. From the classic capital cities of Budapest and Vienna, venture deep into the Austrian Tyrol before heading across the valleys of the Swiss Alps and onward through the Italian Lake District as you visit Como and Garda before heading into the lesser-known but equally beautiful country of Slovenia and its crown jewel, Lake Bled. Traverse some of the most scenic railway lines in the world as the Golden Eagle Danube Express weaves its way through tunnels, across viaducts, and over mountain passes. Journey's end will be in the stunning maritime city of Venice, an outstanding mixture of Gothic and Renaissance palaces perched on the edge of the Italian coast. A perfect end to a memorable journey of alpine discovery.
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. A trip to India will change the way you view the world forever.
Embark on a stunning journey by private train across Northern India, coast to coast, from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal. From the warm-heartedness of the people to the scenery and wonderful sights and sounds, a private rail journey through India is a memorable experience.