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A NEW APPROACH TO RIVER CRUISE

Our cruises take place on 5-star exclusively chartered ships, sailing on one-way itineraries up the most beautiful rivers in Europe.

Great Rail Journeys - Escorted Train Holidays

From the foothills of the Himalaya to the world-class Glacier Express, we offer some of the most comprehensive rail holidays in the market - there really is no better range of tours to choose from. 

One of the best things about our amazing train holidays is the opportunity to see a destination from its best vantage point - winding through the towns, cities, and countryside on board an incredible range of trains.

Our customers also love our fantastic Tour Managers, who are there to escort you from the beginning to the end of your rail tour. With incredible local knowledge of your destination, the Tour Managers ensure that you can get to your train on time, meet in the right places, and, on days off, can help you find the best sights to see. Meet new people and make new friends, whether it is on a trip to visit a beautiful local destination, or over an exquisitely prepared meal, all whilst seeing the world the Great Rail Way.

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QUALITY AND VALUE

A Great Rail Journeys holiday is about so much more than transport and accommodation. Our tours are planned to include as much as possible during your time away. Fantastic excursions, sightseeing tours, scenic railway journeys and cultural experiences are all integral parts of our holidays.

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FIRST CLASS TOUR MANAGERS

On every Great Rail Journey you have a professional and dedicated UK based Tour Manager. He or she is there to ensure that you enjoy the holiday you want, without stress problems or hitches.

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Stopovers are often seen as somewhat of an inconvenience when travelling, with the mere mention of the word conjuring up unappealing thoughts of hours of boredom sat in a busy airport lounge - but that doesn't have to be the case.

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The Kaleidoscopic beauty of India

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India has to be one of the most colourful countries in the world. From the vibrant celebration clothes worn by both men and women, decorated in extraordinary amounts of beadwork and mirrors.

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Why choose a multi-centre tour?

Why choose a multi-centre tour?

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30 May 2018

There’s a lot to be said for multi-centre tours. The variety, the excitement, the fact that you can get at least 50% more train journeys by travelling between destinations (if you’re in a place rife with trains… and also like trains).

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