The best of Asia
Encompassing landscapes as diverse as the snowy wastelands of
Siberia and the humid rainforests of Cambodia, Asia is endlessly
contrasting, fascinating and beautiful. Whichever region of this
great continent you choose to explore, an independent rail holiday
promises to be unforgettable. Visit Xi'an in China and marvel at
the Terracotta Warriors, immerse yourself in Japan's exquisite
culture or behold the tranquil beauty of Mongolia.
Benefits of rail
Asia is blessed with some of the most remarkable and iconic
railways, each testimony to man's towering achievements in the
fields of railway engineering and transport. The trains that grace
these railways are often as distinctive and memorable as the
railways themselves. From the record-breaking Trans- Siberian
railway to the Vietnam's overnight sleeper, the Reunification
Express, there's a wealth or rail experiences to embark on.
Asia by rail
The wide-ranging continent of Asia is awash with unforgettable
rail experiences. Singapore's famous Eastern and Oriental Express,
an iconic train that travels between Bangkok and Singapore over the
course of a few days. Stopping at famous landmarks such as the
River Kwai and Penang, passengers stay overnight on board the
train, journeying through Singapore in cosy cabins with breakfast
delivered to them each morning.