Classic Hospitality Ltd
based: East Sussex, UK
Horses and trains combine in these unique Cheltenham Festival hospitality packages with hotel accommodation and steam train transfers. Providing fine dining and hospitality packages at all race meetings at Cheltenham, throughout the year.
| horse racing | railway tours | England |
Explore Featured Site
Experience the world by rail; a collection of authentic train travel experiences, rail journeys that avoid the tourist trains where possible and where travellers can get close to the local life of the country visited. Trips in over 35 countries, worldwide.
| railway tours | Europe | Africa | South America | Asia | Worldwide |
G Adventures Featured Site
based: Canada, London & Worldwide
Worldwide adventure travel by train. Exciting rail journeys to all corners of the globe, on which a significant part of the journey is by train or which are entirely by rail; how about the Trans-Mongolian Express, Vancouver and Alaska by ferry and rail, or Spain and Morocco by train?
| railway tours | Worldwide |
Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel
based: Colorado, USA
Unique railway journey and hotel packages in the Grand Canyon. Ride the trains of the the Grand Canyon Railway and stay in Williams at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, next to to the historic train depot.
| railway tours | USA |
based: London, UK; Illinois, USA & New Delhi, India
Luxury bespoke tours to India. Greaves tailor-made itineraries include: forts and palaces; wildlife holidays; honeymoons; trips by train; walking tours; spa breaks; family trips; beaches and islands; and private plane tours in India and beyond, in Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives and the Islands of the Indian Ocean.
| tailor made | animals/safari | walking/trekking/hiking | spas | railway tours | light aircraft | weddings/honeymoons | India | Bhutan | Sri Lanka | Nepal | Maldives |
Just Go Holidays!
An interesting collection of heritage railway trips in the UK and Europe. From the great Little trains of North Wales, to highland railway journeys in Scotland or the little trains of the Pyrenees.
| railway tours | UK | Europe |
Latin America Travel Company (The)
based: London, UK
An independent, family-run tour operator providing quality, private and bespoke holidays in Latin America; tailor-made trips visit Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands and Peru. Trips are created from the ground up, with fully customised itineraries to match specific interests; their website shows examples of popular routes for inspiration.
| tailor-made | sightseeing | animals/safari | railway tours | Argentina | Brazil | Chile | Costa Rica | Ecuador| Galapagos | Peru |
Rail Tours Ireland
based: Dublin, Ireland
Hosted railtours for independent travellers, Multi-day tours of discovery across Ireland. These are fully escorted by Railtours Ireland hosts, travel will be in modern, comfortable trains and B&B accommodation is arranged in boutique or standard hotels close to train stations.
| railway tours | Ireland |
Real Russia – Trans-Siberian Railway Tours
based: Leicestershire, UK
Real Russia offer the best of the trans-Siberian railway tours, including trips on the Imperial Russia private train run by Russian Railways, luxury travel on Golden Eagle rail tours, and Tsars Gold trips with Lernidee Trains and Cruises offering extraordinary tours across Europe and Asia.
| railway tours | Russia | Asia |
Saga Featured Site
based: Kent, UK
An attractive selection of the World's great rail journeys for older travellers. Try the Rocky Mountaineer in Canada; the Pride of Africa in South Africa; the Lhasa Express, the world's highest railway, in Tibet; the narrow-gauge Bernina Express in Switzerland; or stay closer to home and enjoy the heritage railways of Wales.
| seniors/silver surfers | railway tours | Worldwide |
Shearings Featured Site
Well over 550 heritage railway adventures, both steam and diesel hauled, mainly in the UK but also covering Austria, Germany, Holland, Ireland and Switzerland. Also Eurostar packages to Paris or Brussels with hotel and resort transfer included. Join a river cruise on the Rhine or Moselle or a weekend city break.
| city breaks | railway tours | rail travel packages | UK | France | Belgium | Austria | Germany | Netherlands | Ireland | Switzerland |
St James Rail
based: New South Wales, Australia
Escorted group rail journeys across Australia; one day and extended tours in Australia, with tours planned and organised by the tour leaders. Example tours: The Northern Tablelands and NW New South Wales; or Newcastle, Maitland and the Lower Hunter Valley.
| railway tours | Australia |
ShortBreaks Featured Site
Eurostar breaks with high-speed train travel from London St Pancras station to destinations across Europe. Save by booking online for these hotel and train travel packages to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
| rail travel packages | UK | Europe |
UK: The great trains of Britain
Britain, the birthplace of the railway, can boast nearly a hundred heritage and preserved railways, with hundreds of operational heritage engines still running on the tracks, making the UK one the best destinations for a railway holiday. There are options across the country ...
Wales gets a special mention, with its Great Little Trains, narrow-gauge lines originally built for hauling minerals dug from the mountains, now running tourist trains in wonderful scenery!
Scotland has it's share too, with the steam hauled Jacobite running on the dramatically beautiful main line to Mallaig, then there is the Strathspey Steam Railway or the Caledonian Line, to name just a few.
Central England can serve up railways such as the Severn Valley, the Gloucestershire/Warwickshire and Forest of Dean.
Interesting options are the Isle of Man where you can ride the Manx Electric Railway and the Isle of Man Steam Railway; or take a tour which includes the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
And more: then there's Yorkshire, Devon, Cornwall, ...
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SWITZERLAND: Spectacular Rail Journeys
Travel through beautiful, scenic Alpine landscapes aboard the Glacier and Bernina Express trains. Enjoy breathtaking and spectacular views from the train's panoramic windows as they curve around the mountains and pass above deep gorges.
The tour also visits the Swiss towns of Andermatt and St Moritz, Italian Tirano, and Lindau in Germany. This is an 8-day holiday with hotel accommodation and excursions included.
This section is for railway tours of all types, including holidays and vacations by train and railfan trips for railway enthusiasts. We list two main types of railway travel:
Where the focus is on the the rail travel itself – could be trips on heritage railways like the Great Little Trains of Wales, or iconic modern trains like the high-speed Bullet Train in Japan. Could be notable train journeys such as the Trans Siberian Express across Russia, or trips on the Rocky Mountaineer across Canada. Or it could be about the trains themselves, trips enjoying the opulence of the Orient Express or the Pride of Africa; or by sightseeing trains like Switzerland's Glacier Express.
Rail Travel Packages
These are trips by standard train services where the focus is on the convenience of train travel to get to a holiday destination. It includes holiday packages which offer travel by Eurostar to European destinations.