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Classic train trips

For a luxurious vacation by train, there are classic journeys to be made around the world. Traditional steam locomotives have been replaced by diesel-electric trains but the carriages they carry are often well kept originals. Check out this guide for some inspired rail trips.

Orient-Express

One of the most famous companies to offer great rail journeys is the Orient Express which offers train trips in three continents. Venice Simplon- Orient-Express This romantic and exciting train has rail tours in Europe and visits cities including London, Paris, Istanbul, Venice, Bucharest, Rome and Prague. The Royal Scotsman
Take a train trip through the Highlands of Scotland with sweeping glens, towering peaks and mirror-calm lochs. Eastern and Oriental Express Travel in luxury across some of the most exotic and beautiful landscape. Visit Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Laos. Hiram Bingham Relax as you climb mountain Machu Picchu to reach the 'Lost City of the Incas'.

The Trans Siberian Express

One of the world's greatest rail tours, the two-week trip travels the width of Russia from Moscow to Vladivostock. Aboard the luxury of the Golden Eagle train, the journey covers 6000 miles and passes through eight time zones. With highlights including the Kremlin and Red Square, a trip into Mongolia and the Ural Mountains, the Trans Siberian Express is one train tour not to miss.

Canadian Rockies

The train trip from Toronto to Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean passes some of the most stunning scenery our world has to offer. Canadian
The Canadian is a fully restored, 1950s Trans-Continental train. With facilities such as an observation dome and stunning 360 degree views, comfy armchairs, a library, evening entertainment and 1950s style bar, the train really is a traveling hotel.

Cape Town, The Blue Train and Kruger

All aboard the famous Blue Train for one of the most iconic escorted rail trips on earth. Highlights
Experience some of South Africa's best highlights including Cape Town, Pretoria, Table Mountain, The Cape of Good Hope, Robben Island and Boulders Bay. Blue Train The facilities on board The Blue Train are second to none. Big screen TV'S, a boutique selling South African jewelery and souvenirs, on-board chefs offering sumptuous menus and deluxe cabins with marble tiles and golden bathroom fittings. These are just a few of the world's great journeys by train. Websites Visit Greatrail.com and Classictraintravel.com for further train tour ideas.

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