What Is Luxury Train Travel?

Luxury train travel is probably the best way to travel on earth, no flying, no water.

Indian Pacific

From the shores of the Pacific to the Indian Ocean, the Indian Pacific's rails bind southern Australia.

Ghan

Travel across Australia, from the fertile country around Adelaide via the rusty hues of the Red Centre and then to the tropical splendour of the Top End. The Ghan is named after the Afghan cameleers who once traversed this route.

Imperial Russia

Travelling through Russia in a train that imparts some of the opulence of Imperial Russia creates a wonderful memory.

Tren Crucero

Crossing the Andes on Tren Crucero is a memorable adventure, immersed in the High Andean way of life and traversing the valley of volcanoes; an amazing experience, the highlight of a South American tour.

Palace on Wheels

The Palace on Wheels was India's first luxury train in the post-Raj era, and continues to offer fine service in the classic Indian style.

Maharajas Express

The Maharajas Express is the embodiment of gracious living in the form of a luxury train with a level of service that 19th century Indian royalty would recognize.

Belmond Hiram Bingham

Having travelled from far away, don't you owe it to yourselves and your shared memories to arrive at and overnight in Machu Picchu, roof of the world, Hiram Bingham style?

Belmond Andean Explorer

Belmond Andean Explorer is South America's first and only luxury sleeper train. It runs along one of the world’s highest rail routes in the Peruvian Andes with breath-taking scenery.

El Transcantabrico Clasico

Certainly the best-known luxury train, travelling on the ‘Orient Express’ is considered an essential rite of passage for anyone seeking sophisticated experiences and life-long memories.

El Transcantabrico Gran Lujo

El Transcantabrico Gran Lujo follows the Atlantic coast of Spain. Cuisine is regional specialities. Visit local sites and countryside. Every suite has a private bathroom and lounge area. Triple occupation possible.

Al Andalus

Al Andalus is a remarkable heritage train. Use this luxury train as your hotel while you enjoy the Spanish sights, culture and gastronomy.

Blue Train

The Pride of Africa trains from Rovos Rail provide very much more than mere rail transportation.

Belmond British Pullman

Experience the Belmond British Pullman carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. With day return journeys to London as well as other favourite cities in England, step aboard and be taken back to the heyday of great train travel.

Eastern & Oriental Express

Eastern & Oriental Express - fantastic service, great food - graciously offered in a luxury train from the same company as the Venice Simplon-Orient Express.

Belmond Royal Scotsman

The majesty of the Scottish Highlands is the backdrop to Royal Scotsman journeys. The gracious carriages would be the envy of any private train owner 100 years ago, whether royal, aristocratic or industrialist. Now with a fabulous Spa Car for those pampering needs.

Belmond Grand Hibernian

Now is Ireland’s time, a Celtic awakening in the modern era. What better way to soak in the very essence of the Emerald Isle than by travelling on the Grand Hibernian - for the craic?

Rovos Pride Of Africa

The Pride of Africa trains from Rovos Rail provide very much more than mere rail transportation.

Venice Simplon Orient Express

Certainly the best-known luxury train, travelling on the ‘orient express’ is considered an essential rite of passage for anyone seeking sophisticated experiences and life-long memories.