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With over 40 years of experience in packaged group escorted holidays, Rail Discoveries offers great value rail holidays throughout the UK, Europe and worldwide. With detailed itineraries, insightful local guides and a full programme of exciting excursions included, you’re guaranteed a fantastic inclusive value tour.

What’s Included:

The comfort and convenience of travelling by rail
Knowledgeable and friendly UK Tour Managers with you from start to finish
A wide choice of destinations throughout Europe, the UK and further afield
Specially selected, convenient hotels
Carefully researched itineraries
Plenty of free time to explore at your leisure
Many meals, excursions and tours included in the price
Exclusive meeting point at St Pancras for European departures

featured holidays

Classic Rail Journeys

Rail Discoveries Grand Tour of China
​View the awe-inspiring Terracotta Army, walk the iconic Great Wall and experience the hustle and bustle of Beijing and Shanghai, two exciting cities which showcase China's prosperity and development as well as its heritage and culture, on this thrilling tour.
from £2095 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Ranthambore & India's Golden Triangle
Explore the glorious country of India on this tour, taking you to some of it's most beautiful cities, discovering the most exquisite historical sights, and perhaps seeing a tiger at Ranthambore National Park.
from £1295 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Spectacular Southern India
Discover the exotic majesty of India's southern regions on a tour which ventures into jungles and along coastlines, uncovering colours, tastes and sights from some of India's least explored destinations.
from £1745 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Tigers, the Taj Mahal and Mumbai
Explore India's iconic landmarks and enchanting wildlife on this incredible tour. From bustling Delhi, discover ancient cities by modern rail, visit the incredible Taj Mahal, and take two game drives to spot the elusive tiger.
from £1345 (per person)
Rail Discoveries: Adventures through Japan
Cherry blossoms, geisha, tea ceremonies, sake, Shinto and sacred temples; Japan has it all, and when you travel through cities and countryside alike by rail, it is all too easy to fall in love with this unique country.
from £3195 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Highlights of Vietnam & Cambodia
Explore the wonders of two fascinating nations on a tour of Vietnam and Cambodia. Delve into the history and culture of Vietnam, explore UNESCO-listed attractions and visit the incredible temple city of Angkor Wat.
from £1995 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Trans Canadian Adventure
Covering almost ten million square kilometres, there's abundant space for Canada's thirty-six spectacular national parks and countless unique, entertaining and culturally rich towns and cities.
from £2895 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Vienna, Prague & Berlin
A wonderful opportunity to savour the majestic glories of three of central Europe's great imperial capitals. Contrast Vienna's elegance with Prague's unique charm and Berlin's history on a ten-day tour by rail.
from £1195 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Yorkshire by Steam
Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via the majestic North York Moors. Enjoy ancient York, delightful Brontë country and scenic railway journeys.
Rail Discoveries The French Riviera
Explore the famous sights of Nice with visits to some of the French Riviera's most picturesque resorts, such as Antibes and Cannes before unearthing hidden Villefranche-sur-Mer and the iconic principality of Monaco.
from £895 (per person)
Rail Discoveries: The Charming Dordogne
Based in pretty Le Bugue, this train holiday takes you to some of the most beautiful parts of the Dordogne, where you can marvel at exquisite medieval towns, outstanding countryside and pre-historic sites.
from £795 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Bavaria All Inclusive Tour
Discover Bavaria on this all-inclusive tour, featuring excursions to beautiful Lindau, Lake Constance and fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, with time to explore medieval Rothenburg, the highlight of the Romantic Road.
from £945 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Imperial Capital Cities
Explore the amazing capital cities of central Europe. Discover the region's rich heritage of art, history and culture, and savour its world-class castles, palaces and museums, from Berlin to Budapest.
from £1295 (per person)
Rail Discoveries: Rhine Valley All Inclusive
Discover the many treasures of the Rhine Valley, from its attractive wine towns to its favourite heritage railways, on this magnificent tour. We enjoy all inclusive meals and selected drinks with dinner.
from £795 (per person)
Rail Discoveries The Isle of Man
A superb tour to the charming Isle of Man, with three full days of varied excursions to the island's old fashioned towns, pretty fishing ports and breathtakingly picturesque coastline on the different historic railways.
from £620 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Italian Explorer
Explore the heart of classical Italy, discover the ancient imperial relics of Rome, the wealth of artistic treasures of Florence and the striking Leaning Tower of Pisa, as well as the Floating City of Venice.
from £1995 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Lake Maggiore
This wonderful seven-night holiday takes you to the shores of beautiful Lake Maggiore on a tour by rail. Set among the stunning peaks of the Italian Alps, enjoy a tour filled with scenic exploration.
from £1150 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Puglia All Inclusive Tour
Situated in the 'heel' of Italy, lesser-known Puglia is a glorious region of labyrinthine ports, whitewashed villages and ancient historical dwellings. Take in its fabulous attractions during an all-inclusive stay on the coast.
from £1150 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Rome & Sorrento
Explore the ancient city of Rome before heading south for five nights to the breathtaking Bay of Naples, located in one of the most visually stunning regions in the whole of Europe.
from £1820 (per person)
Rail Discoveries West Highlands & Skye
From the proud city of Glasgow, make the exciting journey through the mesmerising scenery of the Scottish Highlands on one of the world's great railways, before visiting the beautiful Isle of Skye.
Rail Discoveries Catalonia & Little Trains of the Pyrenees Rail Tour
On this contrasting tour, experience both the sparkling coast of Catalonia and the shimmering peaks of the Pyrenees as you spend time in France and Spain.
from £975 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Majorca & the Orange Express
Visit the sunny climes of beautiful Majorca on a tour that takes you along its attractive coastline, to the capital Palma and on the magical Tren de Sóller or 'Orange Express'.
from £995 (per person)
Rail Discoveries The Catalan Coast
Enjoy this eight-day holiday on the stunning Catalan coast, from your base in relaxing Roses. Cruise to beautiful Cadaqués, explore magnificent Barcelona and charming Figueres, basking in Catalan culture.
from £845 (per person)
Rail Discoveries: Treasures of Andalucia
Explore the best of beautiful Andalucía on this spectacular holiday. Visit sun-soaked Seville, journey to historic Cordoba and explore the Alhambra in Granada, all from your base in charming Antequera.
from £845 (per person)
The Orange Blossom Coast 2019
This fabulous Spanish coastal holiday is based in Peñíscola, 'the city in the sea'. Explore Barcelona and Valencia, visit delightful Morella, and enjoy plenty of time to relax on the town's golden sandy beach.
from £1050 (per person)
Glacier Express All Inclusive
Discover the magnificent scenery of Switzerland on this fabulous tour. Enjoying an all-inclusive stay, we explore elegant St Moritz, Tirano and beautiful Arosa, as well as journeying on the world-famous Glacier Express.
from £1535 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Railways of Wales
Explore the rugged mountains and winding waterways of North Wales. Enjoy picturesque journeys aboard historic steam trains and admire delightful towns and ancient history on this Welsh adventure.
Rail Discoveries Nordic Capitals
The idyllic backdrop of Switzerland's snow-capped mountains and lush hillsides make it one of the most popular destinations in Europe for train tours. Enjoy breath-taking journeys on famous heritage railways such as the Bernina Express or Glacier Express, and discover iconic vistas and regions of dramatic countryside inaccessible to any other means of transport.
from £1445 (per person)
Rail Discoveries Essential Norway
Marvel at the beauty and majesty of spellbinding Norway on this enthralling seven-day holiday. Travel from the elegant city of Oslo to the breathtaking fjords and mountains of Norway's west coast.
from £1270 (per person)
Rail Discoveries: The Glamorous West Coast of America
Explore the most captivating parts of America's West Coast on this exciting tour that takes you from bohemian San Francisco to iconic Los Angeles, by way of the sights and sounds of fabulous Las Vegas.
from £2095 (per person)
Rail Discoveries America's Deep South
Celebrate the long history of great American music on this fascinating tour across the Deep South - from Nashville, home of Country, to the Blues, Soul and Rock 'n' Roll of Memphis and the jazz of New Orleans.
from £2095 (per person)