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Aerial view of a passenger train crossing the Honnavara Railway Bridge

Travel by Train on Your Romantic Rail Holiday

Travelling by rail has an enduring association with romance that few transport methods can match. Some of the most astounding sights you will ever see can be witnessed from the train window as you wend your way through the wilderness. In short, the journey itself is every bit as enticing as the destination when it comes to holidaying by train.


Discover the World by Rail on Your Train Holiday
Bucket List Maharajas' Express, See India by Train

The Maharajas' Express is a unique luxury train making it possible to travel opulently, rediscovering a bygone age, through some of the best of India's splendour. Luxurious carriages are equipped with every modern amenity and comfort, whilst the cabins are spaciously and stylishly appointed.


Journeys include visiting the magical city of Udaipur, the desert region of Rajasthan, the beauty of the Taj Mahal, searching for the Bengal tiger in Ranthambore and more. This is quintessential Indian charm at its very best.

Narrow gauge steam powered train crosses the Animus River on its way to Silverton

Mid-Range: The Rocky Mountaineer, see North America by train

Rocky Mountaineer is undoubtedly the most spectacular train trip in North America. You'll travel through the Rockies enjoying the dramatic landscape as you tuck into a fabulous gourmet meal.


Roam past national parks, canyons, rushing rivers and more. With impeccable service and a choice of glass-domes carriages, experience why it has been voted one of the ‘World’s Leading Travel Experiences by Train’ multiple times.

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The Blue Train, see South Africa by Rail

Perhaps the best way to see the ever-changing landscapes of South Africa, is by travelling onboard the Blue Train, allowing you to sit back and soak up the splendour of this diverse and interesting country.


Travelling between Cape Town to Pretoria (or vice versa) you can expect personal and attentive service, a dedicated butler, excellent fine-dining and exquisite wines. This is perfect for those in search of an overnight experience aboard one of South Africa’s most elegant and iconic trains.

South Africa train

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