Around the world, train travel still exists to bring out your sentimental, romantic side. Add in a bit of luxury and some of the world’s most stunning destinations, and you create a once-in-a-lifetime vacation! This is just a sampling of the amazing train trips you could experience around the world. Call USA River Cruises to learn more and find the right luxury train vacation for you: (800) 578-1479.
The Royal Scotsman
Grand Taste of the Highlands is a 5-night excursion aboard the classic Royal Scotsman. You’ll explore all over the country, including visiting Inverness, Dundee, Perth, Falkirk, Bute, and so much more. Cross to the Isle of Bute, visiting the stunning Victorian Gothic house, Mount Stuart. Become immersed in Scottish culture, history and cuisine. Tour historic battlefields, estates, and especially Strathisla Distillery to sample traditional Scotch Whisky.
2019 Departures: June 19; July 19.
6-days | Edinburgh to Edinburgh.
Prices start at $9660 pp/do
Orient Silk Road Express
The Legendary Silk Road was a trading passageway, connecting east and west. Today, take the train thru Central Asia, visiting Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. This 14-day adventure includes 7-nights accommodations aboard overnight private train, and 6-nights in hotels. Visit 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the stunning Mausoleum of Khawaja Ahmed Yasawi.
2019 Departures: April 9 or October 15.
14-days | Ashgabat to Almaty
Prices start at $7230 pp/do
The Grand Hibernian
Travel roundtrip Dublin aboard the Grand Hibernian on the Grand Tour of Ireland! Enjoy 6 nights aboard the train, including all meals and beverages onboard, as you travel to beautiful Ireland. Tour Ashford and Blarney Castles, visit the Titanic Experience, and relax on a boat trip on Lough Leane. Overnights onboard the Grand Hibernian, which accommodates a maximum of 40 passengers, include meals in the 2 dining cars, private en-suite cabins, and the observation car, perfect for enjoying a drink or listen to local musicians.
2019 Departures: April thru October.
7-days | Dublin to Dublin
Prices start at $9438 pp/do
The Golden Eagle
Tour inland China and the Himilayan Mountains on the 12-day China & Tibet Rail Discovery journey. Enjoy 6-nights onboard the Shangri-La Express, and 5 night hotel accommodations in Urumqi, Kashgar, and Lhasa. You’ll visit 2000 year old cities, the ‘Roof of the World’, reaching 3 miles above sea level, and Tibet’s holiest shrine, the 13th century Jokhang Temple. Ride a camel in the sand dunes of Dunhang, and see the west end of the Great Wall of China at the Jiayuguan Pass.
2019 Departure: April 11.
12-days | Urumqi to Lhasa.
Prices start at $10,995 pp/do
Visit 5 beautiful African countries on an epic 15-day trip from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town – 10 nights aboard overnight train, and 4-night hotel accommodations. Visit game reserves, including Selous and Madikwe, as well as the breathtaking Victoria Falls. In Kimberley, tour the Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum.
2019 Departures: SOLD OUT! Book 2020 now.
15-days | Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.
Prices start at $12,820 pp/do
The Golden Eagle Danube Express
On the Balkan Odyssey, you’ll enjoy 2 nights in Budapest before boarding the Golden Eagle Danube Express for 6 nights onboard, concluding with 2-night hotel stay in Venice. Tour the city of Budapest, including the Royal Palace, and Bran Castle in Brasov (Dracula’s Castle). You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Tunnel Museum in Sarajevo, and the historic city of Mostar.
2019 Departures: June 12; August 30.
11-days | Budapest to Venice, or reverse.
Prices start at $9195 pp/do
India’s Palace on Wheels
Enjoy your private cabin aboard the Palace on Wheels as you tour India for this 15 day vacation. After arriving in Delhi, enjoy two nights at the 4-star Oberoi Maidens Hotel, with sightseeing in Old and New Delhi. Ride the Toy Train to Shimla with plenty of time to visit the Gaiety Theater and Scandal Point and more. Return to Delhi to board the Palace on Wheels, to visit stops like the Palace of the Winds in Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park to see tigers and leopards, the ‘Blue City’ of Jodhpur, and even the Taj Mahal!
2019 Departures: February 6, 20; October 16.
15-days | Delhi to Delhi.
Prices start at $7685 pp/do