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Scotland by railway holiday

Scotland by railway holiday

Experience authentic Scotland independently and car-free
From £990 to £1,060 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to the end of October.
South India by rail holiday

South India by rail holiday

Rail trip visiting Kerala and Tamil Nadu
From £2,198 19 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your dates and requirements.
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Travel across continents on the greatest train journeys
From £2,520£2,448 to £2,885 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct
2019: 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 25 Jun, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct
Up to £270 off. Late availability on these dates: 08 May, 15 May, 22 May, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul
West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

Take the "The World's Best Rail Journey" to the Isle of Skye
From £535 to £595 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to October
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Reunification Express holiday, Vietnam

Reunification Express holiday, Vietnam

Most wonderful way to travel from north to south of Vietnam
From £1,115 to £1,265 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Regular departures throughout the year, at least twice a week
Late availability on these dates: 05 May, 12 May, 19 May, 09 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 07 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul
Northern Spain by rail holiday

Northern Spain by rail holiday

A fascinating railway tour through Picos de Europa
From £1,699 to £2,289 12 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 May, 4 Jul, 5 Sep, 19 Sep
India rail tour, Delhi to Goa

India rail tour, Delhi to Goa

Explore the west coast of India over 12 days on this classic train trip
From £637 to £999 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 12 May, 19 May, 5 Jun, 16 Jun, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 9 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 22 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 19 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 18 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 15 Jun, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 22 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov ...
Complete India by rail, 6 weeks

Complete India by rail, 6 weeks

A 6 week trip that circles India by train
From £2,380 to £3,729 46 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 12 May, 8 Sep, 10 Nov
2019: 9 Feb, 9 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 11 May, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 12 Oct, 9 Nov
Kolkata to Kochi rail tour, India

Kolkata to Kochi rail tour, India

Travel northeast to southeast India spotting innumerable beautiful sights along the way
From £2,349 to £2,779 33 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Sep, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 19 Nov, 26 Nov
2019: 7 Jan, 21 Jan, 11 Feb, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 21 Oct, 25 Nov
Southern India and Karnataka rail tour

Southern India and Karnataka rail tour

Take the train from Goa to Kochi via Karnataka and see the breathtaking ruins of Hampi
From £595 to £769 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 May, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 12 Dec, 19 Dec
2019: 16 Jan, 30 Jan, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 22 May, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 11 Dec, 18 Dec
Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

Ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip
From £2,100 to £2,939 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Apr, 28 May, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 17 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct
2019: 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct
Trans Siberian rail journey, winter in Russia

Trans Siberian rail journey, winter in Russia

From Moscow to Baikal, tailor-made
From €1,800 to €2,350 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Railway tour of Morocco

Railway tour of Morocco

Rediscover Morocco's two greatest Imperial Cities by rail.
From £595 to £650 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
India by Rail, Northeast & Darjeeling

India by Rail, Northeast & Darjeeling

Get off the beaten path and see India in a very untypical way – by train
From £807 to £1,099 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 May, 7 May, 10 May, 24 May, 14 Jun, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 11 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 15 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 13 Dec
2019: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 14 Mar, 1 Apr, 11 Apr, 15 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 23 May, 13 Jun, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 14 Nov, 25 Nov, 12 Dec
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Bulgaria holiday by train

Bulgaria holiday by train

Self-guided trip by slow-ride train through best of Bulgaria
From €485 to €585 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 19 May, 9 Jun, 7 Jul, 20 Jul, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 6 Oct
Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail

Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail

Visit villages and Moroccon cities
From £1,425 to £1,499 13 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 23 Dec
Alaska railway holiday, Kenai Fjords and Denali

Alaska railway holiday, Kenai Fjords and Denali

An awe-inspiring scenic rail journey through Alaska
From £2,725 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Trans Mongolian adventure holiday

Trans Mongolian adventure holiday

An epic journey from Russia to China
From £1,584 to £1,979 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 19 May, 2 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct
2019: 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct
Machu Picchu by train

Machu Picchu by train

Soak up colonial and Inca history by train
From £649 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departs once a day throughout the year
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Russia to China on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From £2,865£2,456 to £3,250 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 27 Sep, 1 Oct
2019: 8 Apr, 22 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep
Up to £610 off. Late availability on these dates: 07 May, 14 May, 21 May, 23 Jul, 30 Jul
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Beijing to Lhasa on the famous sky train
From £1,296 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Scotland island hopping holiday, car free

Scotland island hopping holiday, car free

Explore three contrasting Scottish islands car-free
From £990 to £1,100 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made only from April to end September.
Europe by train, 4 week tour

Europe by train, 4 week tour

Whole European bucket list in one interrail adventure!
From £1,149 to £1,999 4 weeks inc Eurostar
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Eastern europe by train, the Iron Curtain tour

Eastern europe by train, the Iron Curtain tour

Whizz around Europe's lesser-visited cities by rail!
From £499 to £899 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Italy by rail holiday with a stop in Paris

Italy by rail holiday with a stop in Paris

Experience the best of La Dolce Vita by rail!
From £1,589 to £2,499 22 days inc Eurostar
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Copper Canyon to Baja Coast in Mexico, rail and beach holiday

Copper Canyon to Baja Coast in Mexico, rail and beach holiday

See the amazing scenery of Mexico by rail
From £1,893 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Tren Ecuador rail holiday

Tren Ecuador rail holiday

Luxury railway journey across Ecuador
From £1,425 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Edinburgh and Hadrian’s Wall tour by train

Edinburgh and Hadrian’s Wall tour by train

Explore Edinburgh and Hadrian’s Wall
From £595 to £755 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
North of England by train holiday

North of England by train holiday

Tour Yorkshire and Hadrian's Wall by train
From £745 to £825 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China to Tibet by train, Chengdu to Lhasa

China to Tibet by train, Chengdu to Lhasa

Take photos with cute Giant Pandas and highest Mount Everest
From £991 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Scotland by railway holiday
From
£990
excluding flights
The most memorable was staying in 200+ year-old homes, which have been meticulously maintained. (more)Bruce Bogue
Great trip. Loved Scotland and its people. (more)Ken Yeager
Skye is stunning and the trip on the Jacobite Express was a lovely afternoon. (more)Amanda Wright
South India by rail holiday
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£2,198
excluding flights
Everything went extremely smoothly. The drivers were all very helpful. Our tour operator couldn't have been more helpful. (more)David Evans
The diversity between the different hotels/resorts/homestays. We were excited over a lot of things, cultural, historical places and the people we met. The mix between interesting places and relaxing places. (more)Gustav Jagner
We very much enjoyed this holiday, completely met and often exceeded our expectations. (more)Carole Noble
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
From
£2,448
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Mongolian ger camp was wonderful. ...the local guides Tuya and Nimo were terrific and made the Mongolian stop off great. Lake Baikal was also amazing...great fun with the sauna and jumping in the freezing river..standing on the frozen lake...beautiful and memorable. The entire train journey was special and being escorted by a brilliant guide was just the best way to feel safe yet given every opportunity to meet and interact with travellers from everywhere, learn new... (more)Rachel Guinee
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train
From
£1,296
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing how the Tibetan people live, their friendliness and warm smiles. The way that welcomed us into their everyday worship in the monasteries. Just the simple things really. Tips? Don't have any expectations on anything. Let it happen. But on a practical level, always have loo roll handy and antibacterial stuff for toilets. Local benefits? Yes. Local hotels, local eating, Tibetan guide and making sure that we shopped in Tibetan stores. We used transport... (more)Sue Byrne
West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland
From
£535
excluding flights
The trip around Skye was the most memorable...Excellent. (more)Caroline Fuchs
The Jacobite Steam Train was the highlight! (more)Simon Hurst-Grover
The train journey from Glasgow to Spean Bridge, then the Jacobite steam train from Fort Wiliam to Mallaig. Then the trip round Skye. The views were so beautiful. (more)Sally Dobson
Reunification Express holiday, Vietnam
From
£1,115
excluding flights
Best bits: Watching the crazy traffic on the streets or roads. (more)Janka LACKOVA
The most memorable part was the motorbike tour in Hue & overnight boat trip on Halong Bay. We stayed in lovely owned hotels & ate in family owned restaurants. (more)Samantha Rogers
The association with other travelers and meals were very pleasant. (more)Gayle Avant
Bulgaria holiday by train
From
€485
excluding flights
Everything was very good. The genuine welcome from every host hotel or guesthouse was excellent. Staying in guesthouses and eating their normal local food. Highlights were Veliko Tarnovo (especially Hotel Gurko), Plovdiv, and the hosts at Boyana Guest House (Vratsa) & Guest House Deshka (Gorno Draglishte) were great fun. (more)Tim Morgan
Both Plovdiv and Rile were interesting and enjoyable and despite communication problems the two homestays were interesting if challenging and the hosts we very friendly and kind. (more)Rodney Mount
Scotland island hopping holiday, car free
From
£990
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Traveling without a car made us travel with less, slow down, and engage more with people around us. So we had a wonderful time meeting people from Scotland and all over, which was great. Tips? Recognize that you'll spend a bit more time getting between places than you otherwise might, so let go of the rush to "get there". And pack light. Local benefits? We were in small hotels except for the extra nights we added in cities, and staying in small towns. So... (more)Mark Gurvis
Railway tour of Morocco
From
£595
excluding flights
Memorable parts? For us, it was probably being able to stay in the sort of places that brought us into immediate contact with genuine Moroccans! Also the friendliness of the people and experiencing the diametric contrast in culture was great. Tips? Obviously the basics like remembering to take your own paracetamol, ammonium(or whatever you use) etc. However I think a main tip whilst you are there .... you will be warned about those who will try to 'fleece' you, take you places and... (more)Christina Deacon
Trans Siberian Railway holiday, Russian Summer
From
€3,200
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Have faith in this operator. They are top professionals who really know their country. Local benefits? Yes, we certainly helped the local economy at every opportunity. Overall rating? 9 out of 10. (more)Jim Bowater
Calcutta to Amritsar rail journey
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£1,845
including UK flights
A very interesting insight into the Indian way of life...most memorable was the Golden Temple in Amritsar was the highlight, and the sounds, sightsand smells on the Ghats in Varanassi were unforgettable (more)Brian Judge
Most memorable? The Golden Temple at Amritsar, nothing could have prepared us for this wonderful sight, pure white and gold!! The feeding of the masses was like a well oiled machine, unbelievable. The Taj Mahal and the Ghats at Varanasi were close runners up. (more)Janet Foreman
Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail
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£1,425
including UK flights
Travelling through Morocco was wonderful and it would be difficult to choose just one part, but the trip to the High Atlas is definitely one of the most impressive. (more)danila marinaro
Trekking in High Atlas mountains; ferry across from Algeciras to Tangiers; the Medina in Fez; Semana Santa in Malaga were the most memorable parts. (more)Miriam O
The train journeys, the excursion to volubilis roman town...great for cultural contrasts and for unsual itinerary but quite tiring (more)Lucia Brusati
Scotland railway short break, West Highland Line
From
£295
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Jacobite steam train and the ben Nevis range cable car and walks at the top. Tips? Look forward to having a great time! Local benefits? Yes, all of that. Overall rating? Responsible travel were very efficient and all travel went smoothly. The hotel is a superb venue, run by nice people. Clean, comfortable and great food. (more)Alison Tucker
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound
From
£2,456
excluding flights
The Lake Baikal Homestay and the Mongolian Ger Camp... both have incredible memories for me that will stay with me for life! (more)Heidi Hosgood
I loved the train journey, chatting to the locals, making food, using the hot water urns at the end of the carriage and having the wheels changed on the Mongolia/China border was a fantastic experience. (more)Sally Foote
The most memorable was staying in a ger at Terelj National Park [Mongolia] and walking in the park... The most exciting was seeing the cosmonaut memorial in Moscow and balancing a Kazakh hunting eagle on my arm outside Terelj. (more)Christine Johnstone
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