Great Rail Journeys: Five New Adventures


The UK’s leading escorted group rail tour operator, Great Rail Journeys has released their brand new worldwide brochure for 2019, with five new bucket list adventures. Plus with an Early Booking Offer on 60 tours, now is the time to plan a 2019 trip.

Julian Appleyard, Commercial Director at Great Rail Journeys, said “We are really excited about the five great new adventures we have added to our portfolio. Constantly expanding our tours and destinations, we have now launched our first tour to Bali, as well as our new Grand Tour of the Orient. With the aim to provide as many once-in-a-lifetime encounters as possible, customers can expect to discover wonders of the world, learn about indigenous communities and ride aboard awe-inspiring railways.”

Mount Bromo Java
Mount Bromo Java

The new tour range includes Yellowstone and Wolves in Winter. This 12-day adventure starts from £3,795 per person. Guests will discover the best of the American Mid-West on this incredible tour that showcases the beauty of Yellowstone National Park in Winter. The itinerary includes Salt Lake City, the National Elk Refuge, Yellowstone’s Upper Loop, Yellowstone’s Lower Loop, San Francisco, Lamar Valley and Wolf spotting.

Other new tours in the brochure include:

  • Eastern Canada & the Cabot Trail
  • Northern Lights & Russian Christmas
  • Grand Tour of the Orient
  • The Indonesian Islands of Java & Bali

Now is the time to look ahead to the 2019 holiday too, as Great Rail Journeys has an Early Booking Offer on many worldwide 2019 tours. Customers can save up to £500 per person when booking on or before 1st June 2018.

St Basil's, Moscow
St Basil’s, Moscow

One of the tours included in this great offer is the Premium Trans-Siberian Express. 19 days exploring half the world by train starts from £12,095 per person. This tour transports guests back to the romantic age of travel while on board the Golden Eagle. Travelling over 8,000 miles in unprecedented luxury, this is a true odyssey to the other side of the world. The itinerary includes Berlin and Moscow, Kazan, Warsaw, Mongolia, Vladivstok and a private barbeque on the shores of stunning Lake Baikal.

“The Premium Trans-Siberian Express is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience ” commented Julian Appleyard, “The Golden Eagle is arguably the best quality of rail travel offered anywhere in the world. Travelling from Moscow to Vladivostok is an epic journey, and one done in comfort and style on board this opulent and luxurious train.”

Customers can save up to £500 per person on selected 2019 worldwide holidays when booking on or before 1st June 2018. All tours include the services of a dedicated professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish, quality hotel accommodation, local guides, a comprehensive programme of excursions, many meals in the hotel and at local restaurants and first class service from specialist tour advisors.

Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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