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The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Great railway journeys

Introduction

Step back in time to another era and watch the world go by on a luxurious great railway journey. Inspired by the great train journeys of the age of steam, a luxury train journey is a tour de force of leisure, style and romance.

Journeys on the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express include the classic route between London and Venice via Paris, and an epic six-day trip from Venice or Paris to Istanbul via Bucharest, Budapest and Vienna. Perhaps hop across the pond and board the Rocky Mountaineer, where gourmet dining and top-class cabins pull you away from the spectacular landscapes of Canada's Rocky Mountains and national parks. 

Other in-demand luxury train journeys include the Eastern & Oriental Express that superbly links Bangkok to Singapore via the lush Malaysian surrounds, or Maharajas’ Express which visits the major sights of India, the Indian Pacific’s cross-country ride between Perth and Sydney via Australia’s spectacular Blue Mountains, and Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa, ferrying passengers across South Africa, and into Namibia and Tanzania.

Our top itineraries for Great railway journeys

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice

4-day luxury rail journey from £3,090 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Early booking discount - must book 45 days prior to arrival – Save up to £60 pp
Book by: 30 November 2018

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – the very name conjures up images of 19th-century splendour, of silent film stars and Agatha Christie. All of the glamour and mystique still lingers, the white-gloved service as faultless as one could hope for from the world's most famous train ride.

Rocky Mountaineer: Canadian Rockies Highlights

7-day tailor-made luxury rail journey from £2,550 pp incl. flights

Sweep through the Canadian Rockies on a truly legendary rail journey, stopping off for scenic helicopter flights, gondola rides and guided tours of Banff and Yoho National Park. You'll even stay right on the shores of Lake Louise.

Classic Cape, Blue Train and Safari

16-day tailor-made journey from £4,375 pp incl. flights

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offer

– Save up to £225 pp
Book by: 30 November 2018

Follow in the tracks of kings and presidents with a trip aboard the stunning Blue Train, its 19th-century luxuries linking the beach-clad joys of Cape Town with an all-inclusive Big Five safari. Return from expert-led game drives in a private reserve to four poster beds and gourmet meals.

Eastern & Oriental Express Asia Classic

11-day luxury rail journey from £3,800 pp incl. flights

Sweep through misted jungles, explore on expert-led excursions and indulge with restaurant-car fine dining – this is Southeast Asia’s finest rail journey.

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Top offers for Great railway journeys

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice

4-day luxury rail journey from £3,090 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Early booking discount - must book 45 days prior to arrival – Save up to £60 pp
Book by: 30 November 2018

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – the very name conjures up images of 19th-century splendour, of silent film stars and Agatha Christie. All of the glamour and mystique still lingers, the white-gloved service as faultless as one could hope for from the world's most famous train ride.

Classic Cape, Blue Train and Safari

16-day tailor-made journey from £4,375 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

– Save up to £225 pp
Book by: 30 November 2018

Follow in the tracks of kings and presidents with a trip aboard the stunning Blue Train, its 19th-century luxuries linking the beach-clad joys of Cape Town with an all-inclusive Big Five safari. Return from expert-led game drives in a private reserve to four poster beds and gourmet meals.

Australia by Rail

13-day tailor-made rail & stay journey from £3,075 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Early Bird Booking offer - Book 6 months prior to travel – Save up to £175 pp
Book by: 31 December 2018

Take to the rails on this luxury journey aboard the Indian Pacific. You'll travel across Australia’s vast outback as you journey coast-to-coast from Perth to Sydney, enjoying fine dining and tailored touring throughout.

Cape to Kruger by Rovos Rail

13-day tailor-made journey from £5,730 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

– Save up to £235 pp
Book by: 30 November 2018

Travel in sheer opulence on the self-styled ‘Most Luxurious Train in the World’ as you swap Cape Town’s beach-framed urban sophistication for a Big Five safari on an all-inclusive private reserve that shares an unfenced border with Kruger National Park.

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