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Train Vacation Type

The hallmark of any Vacations By Rail package is travel aboard the world’s iconic trains. And the destinations can be limitless! Whether you know where you want to go or you’re in the early stages of your vacation planning, browse by tours by vacation type to find the perfect package for you. 

See our full-collection of fall foliage tours or our extensive collection of National Park tours throughout North America. Perhaps you want the best of both of worlds on your next vacation with travel by train and ship. Search an assortment of vacations that include train and ocean cruises as well as train and river cruises. Or maybe you’re looking for suggestions based on a specific season or special event. 

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 Train Vacation Type

Train Vacation Types

Blue Mosque Istanbul

The Central European and Transylvania 14 days from $10195

Visit some of Europe's most beautiful cities on board the luxurious Danube Express.

Departs from July 2015 to July 2015.

Shongololo Express around the bend

The Good Hope Adventure 14 days from $3250

This 13-day rail adventure aboard the famed Shongololo Express traverses great stretches of southern Africa, incorporating virtually every internationally regarded must-see sight and highlight.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2015.

Dar Es Salaam

The Livingstone Tour 15 days from $5338

Follow in the footsteps of Dr. Livingstone as you explore Africa aboard the Shongololo Express on this 15-day train tour.

Departs from August 2015 to August 2015.

Train by Baikal Lake

The Silk Road 21 days from $23995

Retrace one of the most important trading routes throughout ancient history, the Silk Road, on this spectacular luxury rail journey.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2015.

The Red Square

The Trans Siberian Express - Westbound 15 days from $15495

Undoubtedly the world's greatest railway journey, the Trans-Siberian Railway runs like a steel ribbon connecting east and west from Moscow over the Urals, across the magnificent Russian steppes and alongside the shore of the world's largest freshwater lake.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2015.

Snow Train

The Trans Siberian Express Winter Wonderland - Eastbound 15 days from $15995

Traveling the full length of the Trans-Siberian Railway is an experience of a lifetime.

Departs from February 2015 to February 2015.

Streets of Budapest

The Transylvanian 8 days from $TBD

A 8-day holiday traveling from the banks of the Danube to the shores of the Bosphorus, encountering the stunning scenery and ancient architecture of rural Bulgaria and Transylvania along the way.

Departs from June 2015 to June 2015.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Trains Across Colorado 9 days from $2139

It is easy to see why Trains Across Colorado is one of our most popular escorted tours.

Departs from June 2014 to September 2014.

Garden of the Gods Pikes Peak

Trains of the Colorado Rockies 9 days from $2099

Experience the majesty of the Colorado Rockies aboard four trains that celebrate the spirit of the Old West.

Departs from May 2014 to August 2014.

Glacier Bay

Trans Canada by Rail & Alaska by Sea 15 days from $3495

Combine a trans-Canadian train adventure between two of the country's most cosmopolitan cities and an Alaska cruise, and the result is nothing short of amazing.

Departs from July 2014 to September 2015.