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Be they multi-centre breaks or cross continent journeys, Grand Tours are the trip of a lifetime. Some tours favour breadth, covering vast tracts of land across a wide region, while others focus on more detailed explorations of smaller areas. We offer both types from the longest railway line in the world, to music-centric tours of the USA's Deep South.

The traditional Grand Tours became a trend in Britain around the seventeenth century but was the preserve of the super rich. With the introduction of train travel the Tour became open to the upper middle classes. Unfortunately the number of people taking the Grand Tour has declined in recent years as more and more young people are taking gap years in exotic locations rather than learning more about their own part of the world. In honour of the original Grand Tour we have compiled a selection of train journeys which are in keeping with the ideals of education and enlightenment as well as reflecting the make up of the modern world.

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A Grand Tour of Italy
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(25 reviews)
2020MaySepOct
12 days from
£2,745 pp
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  • DestinationItaly
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong Delta
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(47 reviews)
2020MarMaySepOctNovDec
2021FebMarMaySepOctNov
18 days from
£2,995 pp
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  • DestinationCambodia, Vietnam
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow / LHR Heathrow, London Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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India's Tigers & Palaces
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(29 reviews)
2020MarSepOctNov
2021JanFebMarAprSep...
12 days from
£1,695 pp
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  • DestinationIndia
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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The Northern Lights & Lapland
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(14 reviews)
2020FebMar
2021JanFebMar
11 days from
£2,495 pp
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  • DestinationNorway, Sweden
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow / London Gatwick, LHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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USA Coast to Coast
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(37 reviews)
2020MayJunSepOct
2021AprMayJunSepOct
20 days from
£4,395 pp
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  • DestinationUSA
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Tracks of the Deep South
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(19 reviews)
2020AprMayAugSepOctNov
2021FebAprMayJunAug...
14 days from
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  • DestinationUSA
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Andalucian Explorer
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(21 reviews)
2020AprMaySep
12 days from
£2,995 pp
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  • DestinationSpain
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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Canada & the Rocky Mountaineer train tour
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(17 reviews)
2020MayJunSep
2021MayJunSep
15 days from
£4,425 pp
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15 days from
£4,425
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  • DestinationCanada
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Grand Imperial Cities
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(51 reviews)
2020MarAprMayJunJul...
13 days from
£1,995 pp
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  • DestinationAustria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
  • Starts / EndsSt Pancras International
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportRail
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India's Palace on Wheels
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(24 reviews)
2020MarOctNov
2021FebMarAprOctNov
15 days from
£4,745 pp
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  • DestinationIndia
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Discovering Japan
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(20 reviews)
2020MarAprMaySepOct
2021MarAprMaySepOct
13 days from
£3,995 pp
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13 days from
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  • DestinationJapan
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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Arctic Circle Express
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(13 reviews)
2020JunJulAug
2021JunJulAug
16 days from
£3,795 pp
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16 days from
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  • DestinationNorway, Sweden
  • Starts / EndsLHR Heathrow
  • AccommodationHotel
  • TransportFlight, Rail
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A Grand Tour of Italy
Mrs J Hitchcock
“I will never need to travel with another company again. Great Rail Journeys are 5 star in every respect. Fantastic holiday.
Andalucian Explorer
Mr J Knox
“This was another outstandingly great holiday. It was full of wonderful experiences and unexpected sights.
Arctic Circle Express
Mr D Higgins
“This was an absolutely brilliant tour, which we thoroughly enjoyed, in spite of some early morning starts and late evening finishes! The Tour Manager was just great and a real fund of knowledge at every stage of the tour. She was well informed and was able to keep us very well advised along the way, as well as keeping the whole trip on schedule.
Australia & the Ghan
Mr D Blake
“Excellent Hotels used made it an superb tour seeing a lot of Australia.
Beijing to Tibet - 'Across the Roof of the World'
Mr D Holdstock
“The was a great experience not a lot of down time. The high altitude did hit one or two of us. I would recommend this tour for its historic and geographical interest.
Canada Coast to Coast
Mrs A Moehead
“Fantastic experience Kay our tour manager was very professional and helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed the company of our fellow travelers. The accommodation was superior and the overnight stays and tours excellent
Discovering Japan
Mr P Rao
“It was all we could expect. Bill McIntosh is a very good tour manager and Haru's presence was very comforting and useful to speak Japanese and organize things.
Grand Tour of China
Anonymous
“Great trip, well thought out, saw all the main sights without being too rushed.
Highlights of the Baltics & Scandinavia
Anonymous
“on the whole accommodation was excellent Scancia in
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