ENTIRE RAIL JOURNEYS
Experience the allure of our curated selection of Iconic Rail Journeys. Each of these remarkable journeys shares a common thread: meticulous selection by our team of specialists to ensure unrivalled quality in every aspect of your travel. From luxurious cabins boasting breathtaking vistas to impeccable service and delectable cuisine, we guarantee an extraordinary standard of excellence. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.
INTRODUCING BELMOND TRAIN JOURNEYS
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express | Europe
The inaugural voyage of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express marked the beginning of a new era in travel. Over the course of the twentieth century, the train has played a prominent role in the realm of continental travel - offering a luxurious mode of transportation for exploring the finest cities of Europe. The train travels with all the same luxury with its free-flowing champagne, fine furnishings and legendary artefacts. To this day, the train remains a symbol of unparalleled elegance and sophistication, transporting guests to Europe's greatest cities - these include the classic two-day journey from London to Venice, as well as visits to Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Berlin and Istanbul, just to name a few.
Eastern & Oriental Express | Malaysia
Embark on a voyage aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express, as a fresh chapter unfolds. Immerse yourself in the captivating charm of train travel, as the renowned Eastern & Oriental Express recommences its journeys through the enchanting landscapes of Malaysia. Step onto the train and step into a realm of timeless luxury. As you journey into some of the most breathtaking scenes in Malaysia, you’ll find endless moments of beauty to admire on board. Be swept up in the culture, dining deliciously on local flavours and admiring the best of Malaysia on a journey that embraces adventure, nature, food and art.
Royal Scotsman | Scotland
Experience the essence of Scotland with thoughtfully crafted journeys that will awaken your senses. Embrace the soul-stirring melody of bagpipes as you arrive at Edinburgh Waverley Station, with the train's whistle marking the commencement of your adventure. Relax in the comfort of your cabin and witness the breathtaking transformation of the surrounding landscapes into wild and magnificent vistas. Step onboard the Royal Scotsman, a one-of-a-kind luxury sleeper train that traverses the Scottish Highlands and create memories that will be cherished for a lifetime. While the journey may have a defined beginning and end, its impact on you will be everlasting.
The Blue Train | South Africa
The Blue Train exudes an air of mystery and allure, as it weaves its way through the breathtaking landscape of South Africa, leaving behind a distinctive blue trail. Renowned for its exceptional level of opulence and personalised service, The Blue Train has become an icon of luxury travel. Onboard the train, guests indulge in exquisite meals freshly prepared by top chefs and accompanied by some of the best wines South Africa has to offer. Around-the-clock personal butlers see to the guests’ every need for the duration of their experience; be it in the comfort of their private suites or at any one of the lounges.
Rovos Rail | South Africa
Rovos Rail has been providing exceptional travel experiences since its inception in 1989, earning a global reputation for its world-class service. The bespoke rail journeys connect some of Africa's most extraordinary destinations and offer a range of off-train excursions. The classic coaches provide a nostalgic setting, with spectacular landscapes unfolding outside the windows. The friendly staff cater to guests' every need, and the top-notch cuisine is accompanied by a selection of South Africa's finest wines.
Great Southern | Australia
The Great Southern train embarks on a breathtaking journey between Adelaide and Brisbane, offering guests the opportunity to embark on unforgettable Off Train Experiences while showcasing stunning coastal and inland scenery. This is the ultimate summer journey of exploration, spanning from the rugged eastern coastline to lively cities and everything in between. You can also travel from the sunshine state beginning in Brisbane travelling to Adelaide, and view sun-kissed beaches, rugged coastline, forested peaks, and vibrant capital cities. On board, indulge in fine dining, premium wines, and world-class hospitality, as you journey through diverse landscapes and marvels of nature.
Indian Pacific | Australia
Embark on an unforgettable all-inclusive rail holiday with the legendary Indian Pacific, which will transport you between Perth, Adelaide, and Sydney in comfort and style. The epic transcontinental crossings between the Indian and Pacific Oceans are a hallmark of this train. Travel on a four-day journey between Sydney and Perth, which traverses mountain ranges, arid deserts, goldfields, rocky valleys, and desert savannahs. Experience the adventure of a lifetime as you take in the breathtaking scenery spanning the width of Australia.
The Ghan | Australia
Regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, The Ghan delivers so much more than an extended train ride. It promises access to parts of Australia no other holiday can come close to – the perfect balance of comfort and adventure, culminating in an experience that will move you in every sense of the word. Follow in the footsteps of some of Australia's heroic pioneers when you board The Ghan is Adelaide, Alice Springs or Darwin. Be in awe of the stunning vistas, with the rusty red hues of the MacDonnell Ranges encircling Alice Springs, the entry point to the Red Centre and Uluru. Then head north towards Katherine and immerse yourself in the tropical magnificence of Darwin.
Golden Eagle Danube Express | Central & Southern Europe
The Golden Eagle Danube Express is a luxurious hotel-on-wheels, allowing you to unpack just once and settle into your well-appointed and comfortable cabin for the voyage of a lifetime. Experience a one-of-a-kind rail journey, which seamlessly blends modern amenities with traditional style, evoking a sense of nostalgia and transporting you back in time. During each journey, enjoy scenic daytime travel and stopovers at fascinating destinations, where local expert guides will offer a sightseeing program and bring the location to life.
Golden Eagle | Central Asia
The Golden Eagle is a luxury train taking you on an experiential voyage through Central Asia to discover the enchanting allure of the Silk Road. Explore a range of incredible rail tours, perfectly curated to create memories to last a lifetime. The Golden Eagle has been designed with your comfort, relaxation, and pleasure in mind, featuring not only private ensuite sleeping cabins but also a stunning Bar Lounge Car and Restaurant Cars. Some tours on offer travel through countries situated on the western shores of the Caspian Sea - Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia - in the South Caucasus region.
An unforgettable way to experience the Canadian Rockies. Offering four unique North American rail routes and renowned for its luxurious glass-dome coaches, Rocky Mountaineer is considered by many to be one of the world’s ultimate travel experiences. The breathtaking scenery is complemented by vibrant storytelling, regionally-inspired cuisine and impeccable service. Onboard, everything is choreographed to make your journey feel special, effortless and unforgettable.
The Canadian | Canada
VIA Rail's flagship train, The Canadian, travels four-nights between Vancouver and Toronto and lets you see the breadth of the country like never before. Leave the city centre behind and glide past gentle prairie fields, rugged lake country and picturesque towns to the snowy peaks of the majestic Rockies. The Canadian features all the elements of a classic rail journey with a dining car, glass viewing domes and your own private cabin where you fall asleep to the gentle rocking of the rail.
Alaska Railroad | USA
With over 800 kilometres linking many of Alaska's most popular destinations - the Alaska Railroad is your ticket to adventure. The captivating beauty and scenic allure of this immense and magnificent territory are enhanced through panoramic windows and enriched by the historical accounts shared by the knowledgeable tour guides. Whether you desire to visit Anchorage, Seward, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, or any of the captivating stops in between, the Alaska Railroad offers two distinct classes of service to accommodate your travel needs.