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Scotland by railway holiday

Scotland by railway holiday

Experience authentic Scotland independently and car-free
From £1,025 to £1,125 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 £2,396 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 to £2,720 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 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, 8 Oct, 15 Oct
2020: 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 13 Oct
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 £685 to £735 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
Up to £60 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 03 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 28 Nov, 08 Dec, 15 Dec, 19 Dec, 22 Dec, 26 Dec, 29 Dec, 02 Jan, 05 Jan, 12 Jan, 23 Jan
Trans-Mongolian railway holiday

Trans-Mongolian railway holiday

Ride the Iconic Trans-Mongolian Railway in all it's glory.
From £2,255 to £2,680 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 May, 15 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 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 £782 to £999 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 20 Oct, 17 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 22 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 5 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 19 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 21 May, 4 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, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 24 Dec, 28 Dec
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
Complete India by rail, 6 weeks

Complete India by rail, 6 weeks

A 6 week trip that circles India by train
From £3,299 to £3,729 46 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Nov
2019: 9 Feb, 9 Mar, 30 Mar, 20 Apr, 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: 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 £654 to £769 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 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, 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 £2,799 to £2,939 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 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
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If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
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 £949 to £1,099 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 5 Nov, 15 Nov, 26 Nov, 13 Dec
2019: 7 Jan, 21 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 14 Mar, 1 Apr, 11 Apr, 15 Apr, 2 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
2020: 13 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar
Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail

Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail

Visit villages and Moroccon cities
From £1,465 to £1,660 13 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 3 Feb, 7 Apr, 6 Oct, 17 Nov, 22 Dec
Edinburgh and Hadrian’s Wall tour by train

Edinburgh and Hadrian’s Wall tour by train

Explore Edinburgh and Hadrian’s Wall
From £665 to £895 4 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 £1,769 to £1,949 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct
Scotland railway short break, West Highland Line

Scotland railway short break, West Highland Line

First-class trip on Scotland's famous West Highland Line
From £310 to £345 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements between April to the end of October
Machu Picchu by train

Machu Picchu by train

Soak up colonial and Inca history by train
From £539 to £559 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 to £3,095 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Apr, 22 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct
2020: 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct
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
Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan's must-see cities and beautiful, rural countryside
From £3,595 to £3,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 13 Jul, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct
Scotland island hopping holiday, car free

Scotland island hopping holiday, car free

Explore three contrasting Scottish islands car-free
From £1,025 to £1,150 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made only from April to end September.
Central Europe by rail in a week

Central Europe by rail in a week

Explore four of Central Europe's most fascinating capitals!
From £599 to £719 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Apr, 18 May, 22 Jun, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 31 Aug, 5 Oct
Italy by rail highlights tour

Italy by rail highlights tour

Small group tour that discovers the highlights of Italy by rail
From £699 to £799 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 May, 8 Jun, 21 Sep, 26 Oct
Ecuador railway holiday with Galapagos cruise

Ecuador railway holiday with Galapagos cruise

Step into Darwin's shoes and explore the Galapagos
From £6,518 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Trans-Mongolian explorer holiday

Trans-Mongolian explorer holiday

Experience China, Mongolia, Siberia & Russia’s Golden Ring.
From £5,115 to £5,350 27 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Mar, 17 Apr, 15 May, 15 Jun, 6 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 28 Sep, 19 Oct
Grand Trans-Siberian railway tour

Grand Trans-Siberian railway tour

Japan to Russia overland on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From £7,400 to £7,535 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Jun, 8 Jul, 2 Sep, 30 Sep
England tour by train

England tour by train

Explore England's diversity and fascinating history by train
From £2,390 to £2,540 13 weeks ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Scotland by railway holiday
From
£1,025
excluding flights
(We loved)… Being able to enjoy the views from the train without having to drive! (more)Terry Bazeley
I had a splendid time, and though I might do a few things differently next time around, overall, it was a huge success. (more)Clare Wee
It was wonderful. (more)Leana Moritt
South India by rail holiday
From
£2,396
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
£2,520
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
£685
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was spending two days on The Isle Of Skye, it was so peaceful and tranquil, and everyone was very welcoming too. I would love to have stayed a bit longer, so a return journey will be on my list! (more)Jackie Kelly
Skye was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Judy Byrne
The trip around Skye was the most memorable...Excellent. (more)Caroline Fuchs
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
Japan small group holiday by bullet train
From
£3,595
excluding flights
The most exciting elements were the cultural differences and beauty of Japan. The most memorable was the stunning 'Japanese Alps' at Kamicochi. (more)John Harlow
Autumn colours were wonderful and the temples were most interesting. Excellent, with attention to detail, which made the tour very easy for the group. Hotels very good. (more)Ann Caroe
Very good itinerary that included cities and countryside and a variety of types of accommodation. There was plenty of optional free time to explore one your own if you wanted. Brian, the tour leader was conscientious and helpful, we were particularly impressed that he met us at our hotel on arrival in Japan in spite of the very late hour. (more)Andy Goodenough
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
Scotland island hopping holiday, car free
From
£1,025
excluding flights
Lovely! We will book something similar again! (more)Lisa Brooks
It was a great holiday. We were very happy with it. (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 Mongolian adventure holiday
From
£1,769
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The most memorable parts of my holiday were, firstly, Moscow that I absolutely loved and where I would like to spend more time, secondly, the Great Wall of China and, thirdly, the cultural show in Ulaanbataar. The most exciting part was seeing the snow! Tips? Nobody notices (or cares) if you wear the same things every day. Take as little luggage as you can. Remember that you have to carry all your luggage around. Have some washing done in the guesthouse on Lake... (more)Barbara Shaw
Trans Siberian Railway holiday, Russian Summer
From
€3,800
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
Vietnam tour, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh
From
£488
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Rowboats in Trang An, great day trip with breathtaking scenery. Hanoi night life with great little bars and salsa dancing with locals. Lanterns in Hoi An. Iced teas and smoothies! Some more salsa dancing to live band in Nha Trang. Presidential bunker in Saigon. And above all, meeting lovely Vietnamese people. Tips? Pack any type of a sleeping sheet for the train, as blankets and pillows provided are not always clean. None of the hotels have complimentary tea/coffee/sugar... (more)Malgorzata Gwiazda-Lindsay
Calcutta to Amritsar rail journey
From
£1,799
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
From
£1,465
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
Trans Siberian railway tour
From
£2,080
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The railway journey from Beijing to Moscow itself. Tips? Do not overload yourself with sleeping bags, liners, towels etc. On the trains, hotels etc. these are always provided wherever you stay. Local benefits? Overall rating? The operator should not skimp on providing transfers. At the start and at the end, we had to lug our belongings over rough pavements, crowds and walk quite a distance to get to our destination. (more)Sumitra Tikaram
Scotland railway short break, West Highland Line
From
£310
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
£2,865
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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