The gracious world of luxury trains and grand hotels was born when George Nagelmackers founded the world-famous “Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits et des Grands Express Europeen” and the “Who’s who” of the world traveled by train. This was an era of great luxury trains, portraying the stylish travel of the upper classes, the aristocracy, of wealthy travelers of a fashionable world in a bygone age. Now the glamour and excitement of the golden age of train travel have been recreated with some unique train journeys in different continents allowing us to look back at that era and its fascinating history.
Journeys can range from one day to two weeks, allowing you to experience the best service and hospitality onboard the most famous trains. These are not merely trains but a combination of leading hotels luxury with the charm of a train journey, and the opportunity to view spectacular landscapes and visit famous attractions along the way. These are also journeys into a timeless world of grace, elegance and romance, where spectacular scenery stirs your imagination and luxurious comfort soothes your body and soul. Sit back, de-stress and relax.
Trains in Africa
Discover Southern Africa’s spectacular landscapes and visit interesting tourist attractions along the way. Journey into a timeless world of grace, elegance and romance, where spectacular scenery stirs the imagination and luxurious comfort soothes body and soul. There are different great trains you can take: the Blue Train is unique - Think of it as an all inclusive luxury rail cruise with an opportunity to view South Africa’s spectacular landscapes and visit interesting tourist attractions along the way. Since its establishment more than 10 years ago, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences. Step aboard the wood-paneled coaches - classics remodeled and refurbished to mint condition - and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury as some of the most varied scenery imaginable unfolds beyond the windows.
Trains in Europe
Trains in Asia
Trains in Australia
Trains in South America
Experience history as glorious temples and ruined, jungle covered lost cities appear in front of your eyes. The land is awesome: majestic, snow-capped peaks in the Andes mountains, lush and impenetrable jungles in the north, sweeping desert plains on the west