Rail Journeys

Surrender to the cathartic rhythm of rail and the romance of slow travel; now the true definition of luxury in a world that doffs it cap to speed. Watch iconic landscapes like the Scottish Highlands or the Alps roll by before you pull into some of the world’s most famous cities.

Rail journeys

In the evening, dress to the nines for a black tie dinner with friends in an elegant mahogany-panelled carriage, or sip sparkling aperitifs at the Champagne bar. Whether you’re on board the Belmond Royal Scotsman or The Blue Train, a luxury rail journey evokes the nostalgia and glamour of a bygone era in every detail.

Did you know?

Agatha Christie's ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is set on the Simplon Orient Express.

Andean Explorer, A Belmond Train

Andean Explorer, A Belmond Train

Cuzco, Peru

Experience the drama of the Peruvian Andes as you sweep past breathtaking scenery and explore ancient kingdoms from aboard the luxurious Andean Explorer, A Belmond Train, the first exclusive sleeper train in South America. Enjoy 1, 2 or 3-night journeys.

Couples Rail Culture
Belmond Royal Scotsman

Belmond Royal Scotsman

Edinburgh, Scotland

Belmond Royal Scotsman is probably the finest luxury train in the world. Offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the Scottish Highlands in style, a journey aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman will take you back to the romantic age of travel.

Rail Couples Culture Adventure
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice, Italy

An incredible journey to or from Venice by train, perfect for those who yearn for the golden age of travel. One can never be overdressed with guests encouraged to don their finery as they dine in the Cote d’Azur carriage or unwind in the Champagne Bar.

Couples Rail Culture
Eastern & Oriental Express

Eastern & Oriental Express

City Centre, Singapore

A nostalgic, romantic and luxurious journey on a lavishly appointed train through Malaysia and Singapore's stunning countryside, the Eastern & Oriental Express is a memorable, relaxing and stylish way to travel.

Rail Adventure Culture Off the beaten track
Glacier Express

Glacier Express


A unique and thrilling itinerary taking you from Zermatt to St Moritz via Andermatt on the famous Glacier Express. Travel in style through some of the Alps' most dramatic scenery, staying at exclusive hotels and skiing three of Switzerland's best resorts.

Ski Adventure
Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer

British Columbia and Alberta

The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the world's great train journeys. Over the course of two or three full days, this luxurious train travels to or from the Rocky Mountains with a choice of stunning routes, start points and destinations, in total comfort.

Couples Culture
Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail

South Africa

Rovos Rail is the ultimate way to experience the romance of a bygone era. Travel through South Africa in the beautifully refurbished train. Exquisite meals are eaten with a backdrop of stunning scenery as the train moves across the country.

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10 nights
Ski Switzerland by Glacier Express Train

Ski Switzerland by Glacier Express Train

Zermatt, Andermatt & St Moritz, Switzerland

This unique itinerary takes you to three exhilarating but very different ski resorts in Switzerland on the famous Glacier Express train, starting in Zermatt and travelling to St Moritz via Andermatt. You will travel in style through some of the Alps' most dramatic scenery, staying at exclusive hotels and skiing three of Switzerland's best resorts.

Adventure Rail Ski

GBP £5,200 pp

7 nights
Scotland in Ultimate Luxury

Scotland in Ultimate Luxury

Edinburgh, Belmond Royal Scotsman, Gleneagles

This memorable once-in-a-lifetime adventure is the ultimate was to explore the Scottish Highlands in luxury style. The Belmond Royal Scotsman offers simply outstanding personal service, fine dining, sumptuous comfort and the companionable atmosphere of a country house hotel as you glide past glens, castles and heather-clad mountains in the...

Couples Rail Adventure Culture

GBP £8,800 pp

3 nights
Venice in Ultimate Luxury: The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice in Ultimate Luxury: The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

London to Venice

Full of luxury, style and glamour, this is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. Spoil a loved one on a magical trip aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – one of the most romantic train journeys in the world. A truly unforgettable adventure, admire incredible Alpine views as you speed towards the enchanting city of Venice.

Couples Culture Rail

GBP £5,600 pp

6 nights
Epic Canada on the Rocky Mountaineer

Epic Canada on the Rocky Mountaineer

Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Banff National Park

Spend a week in Western Canada experiencing the highlights of Vancouver and Banff and Jasper National Parks. Travel by train and wind through the spectacular Rocky Mountains in pure luxury as you enjoy GoldLeaf service on board the Rocky Mountaineer. Amongst the towering peaks of Alberta's most loved mountain range, keep an eye out for wildlife.


GBP £5,500 pp

14 nights
Ultimate Peru

Ultimate Peru

Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Puno, Arequipa & Colca Canyon

Explore fascinating Inca ruins, colourful culture and dramatic landscapes on this incredible escape. Get a unique view of the Andean plains on the exquisite Belmond Andean Explorer – South America's first luxury train. You'll also see Machu Picchu and take escorted visits to the Inca sights of the Sacred Valley on this captivating Peru tour.

Couples Adventure Culture Rail

GBP £12,200 pp

9 nights
Exceptional Canada

Exceptional Canada

Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper & Lake Louise

Experience some of Canada’s most jaw-dropping scenery as you journey from Seattle into the Rockies on board the legendary Rocky Mountaineer. Self-drive along the impressive Icefields Parkway and discover glaciers, lakes and rugged mountain peaks.

Couples Rail Adventure Short Break

GBP £7,500 pp

9 nights
South Africa by Train

South Africa by Train

Victoria Falls, Rovos Rail & Cape Town

Feel the heart-pumping excitement of Victoria Falls and a myriad of other experiences on this luxury South Africa tour. Sit back and watch the continent's landscape unfold as you travel from the Falls to the Rainbow Nation in grandeur on the Rovos Rail. Top off this once in a lifetime experience with a stylish stay on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront,...

GBP £4,300 pp

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