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A journey by rail is one of the most romantic ways to travel, offering glimpses into rural life and scenic views that no other mode of transport can compete with. Cox & Kings offers a huge variety of classic rail holidays around the world, from the Eastern & Oriental Express in south-east Asia, to India’s Deccan Odyssey and the Trans-Siberian Express in Europe.
Value for money: To allow travellers the benefit of savings that group travel affords, transfers and excursions relevant to each itinerary are operated on a group basis with other passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients
Extensions: Cox & Kings is happy to arrange for you to extend your stay beyond the escorted group tour dates. We have suggested extension options for most tours, but our specialist consultants would also be delighted to design a tailor-made extension for you, either pre- or post-tour, to fit in with your interests. Such extensions are operated on the same basis as private travel unless other Cox & Kings travellers on the same rail journey choose to take the same extension, in which case the relevant services may be shared.
Travel along the full 756km of the Alaska
Railroad from Seward to Fairbanks. The
journey is broken up with stays en route
in the best accommodation available.
Sit back and take in the breathtaking
scenery with the chance to spot wildlife
and learn abou...
Using Spain’s fast and efficient AVI rail service, this journey takes in the
Roman, Moorish and Catholic heritage of Andalucía. Visit all three major cities
of this distinctive region of Spain: the Andalucían capital of Seville with its
Explore south-east Australia in laidback luxury with the newest rail journey across the country. The voyage between state capitals Adelaide and Brisbane takes in spectacular mountain landscapes and native wildlife, as well as pretty seaside towns and coastal...
This leisurely rail itinerary travels the length of the country between Darwin and Adelaide, through diverse scenery with some fascinating cultural excursions. From Darwin, the journey traverses the Tropical North, into the heart of the Australian outback,...
Travelling the 4,352km (2,698 miles) between Perth and Sydney, a
journey on Indian Pacific is one of the world’s great rail adventures.
Departing Perth, the train climbs through the scenic Avon valley
and into Western Australia’s expansive wheat belt,...
Combine the dramatic scenery of the Copper Canyon train ride with Baja peninsula’s spectacular desert and coastal...
Experience the comfort and efficiency of China's rapidly expanding high-speed
rail network as you travel around the major cultural centres of China. Along the way, stroll through beautiful gardens, ancient temples and mausoleums, visit celebrated sights suc...
Travel in style through the jungles, rice fields and cities of south-east Asia, from Bangkok to Singapore, or vice versa, aboard the luxury Eastern & Oriental Express. The train offers refined elegance with fine dining, a piano bar and observation car. En...
Discover the distinctly different
neighbouring Canadian provinces of
Ontario and Quebec by rail on this 9-day
itinerary passing maple forests, pastures
and quaint villages. Travel in Business
Class on board the train to make your
journey as comfortable...
Offering an inspiring introduction to Gujarat, this rail journey aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey travels to some of India's hidden gems. A round-trip from Mumbai (Bombay), the pulsating commercial capital of India, it includes visits to the exquisite Jai...
The Indian Sojourn is a classic journey aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey, taking you from Mumbai to New Delhi. Along the way, look for tigers in the renowned Ranthambore wildlife reserve, visit iconic monuments, majestic forts, and ancient...
One of the leading luxury trains, the Deccan Odyssey is all set to take you on an 8-day royal journey through some of India's most enigmatic destinations. The itinerary includes a visit to the wine capital of India - Nashik, colorful Kolhapur, portuguese...
On this return train journey from Mumbai, the Deccan Odyssey explores off the beaten track whilst clients can still enjoy the comforts and amenities of luxury train travel. Highlights include the wonderous and fascinating cave temples at Ajanta & Ellora....
This private journey offers the chance
to explore Peru in ultimate style and
comfort, staying in the country’s
finest hotels and travelling to Machu
Picchu aboard a first-class train. The
itinerary has been designed to combine
Peru’s ancient, colonial...
Explore Peru's many wonders in
ultimate style and comfort aboard South
America's only luxury sleeper train.
Begin the tour with explorations of Lima
and the spectacular Inca ruins of the
Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu before
boarding the Belmond Andean...
This panoramic rail journey aboard the
Shongololo Express offers an exciting
alternative to a self-drive or privately
guided safari tour. Starting from Pretoria,
travel by train across South Africa,
Eswatini (Swaziland), Mozambique...
Soaring mountains and crashing waterfalls, picture-perfect alpine
villages and historic lakeside towns, delicious cheeses and celebrated
Swiss chocolate – experience it all with your family as you travel
through Switzerland. Cross lakes on paddle steamers...
This luxury private journey combines Cape
Town, The Blue Train, Pretoria and Lion
Sands Game Reserve, which straddles the
Kruger National Park and Sabi Sands Game
Reserve, where ‘Big Five’ wildlife viewing is
some of the best on the African...
This luxury private journey combines some
of the most spectacular sights in Cape Town
with 2 nights on Rovos Rail. Spend some time
exploring Johannesburg, before flying to the
Zimbabwean side of Victoria...
The Indian Odyssey is just one of five
different train journeys available aboard
the Deccan Odyssey, one of India’s most
luxurious trains. Travel from Delhi to
Mumbai (Bombay) across the north
Indian plains, taking in the major
highlights including the...
This rail journey traverses Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, travelling from the Caspian Sea to the Tien Shan mountains along the route of the ancient Silk Road. Cross windswept deserts, pass towering mountains and marvel at Central Asia’s ancient...
Often viewed as the ultimate rail journey, this 16-day itinerary along the Trans-Siberian Railway aboard the Tsar’s Gold will take you from the majesty of the Red Square in Moscow, through the remote Russian steppes to the heart of Siberia and then onwards t...
Incorporating three of Switzerland’s celebrated rail journeys, this tour showcases the best of the country. Visit the chic resort of St Moritz, experience the Mediterranean climate of Lake Lugano and tour the picturesque town of...
Travel across Canada from Vancouver
to Toronto on this 13-day itinerary
on board two of the world's most
celebrated trains: The Canadian and
Rocky Mountaineer. Highlights include
the spectacular Rocky Mountains, a stop
in Winnipeg, a scenic tour of...
This private tour provides an
introduction to Western Canada and
includes a journey on one of Rocky
Mountaineer’s most popular rail routes.
See the varying landscapes of British
Columbia and Alberta from the comfort
of the train, passing raging...
We have highlighted the standard of accommodation featured on a tour immediately above the tour itinerary.
In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.