A great number of our enquirers ask us, "What is a Great Rail Journeys holiday like?" and "How does a Great Rail Journeys tour work?"
About Great Rail Journeys
As a multi award-winning company that has been supplying incredible rail adventures for 45 years, Great Rail Journeys has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to creating the perfect holiday. Our rail experts research the most convenient and picturesque trains, so your travelling experience is both as relaxed and as stress free as possible. We also know how important a comfortable stay is, so our hotels are specially selected for both their location, and to ensure they meet the high standards our customers have come to expect from us. You can be confident than when you book with us, you really are travelling the world the great rail way.
Why travel with us?
We believe that a holiday doesn't just start when you reach your hotel, but the moment you leave your front door. Journeys by rail are the perfect way to get yourself into that holiday feeling, as you enjoy a smooth ride to your destination, luxuriating in the varied views outside your window. And to keep things running smoothly, our amazing Tour Managers accompany you every step of the way, ensuring effortless transfers, swift hotel check ins and generally making your destination all that more accessible than it might be travelling alone.
Whether it's partaking in a cooking lesson in a rustic Italian farmhouse, experiencing the sunrise aboard a traditional Vietnamese ship as you sail through Halong Bay, or enjoying a trip on an Alpine heritage railway, you can be certain that your holiday will be filled with fantastic adventures that you will remember for years to come. Our award-winning itineraries are handcrafted so you know you'll truly get the most out of a destination, and each one delves into fascinating local history and culture, as well as offering exciting journeys to lesser-explored attractions. Our extensive industry experience means that over the years we've been able to tweak and refine the hundreds of tours in our programme, delivering a wonderful balance of cultural, historical, and social experiences in the regions you visit.