Combine the experience and romance of an Australian rail journey with the luxury, adventure and relaxation of cruising – the perfect holiday package.
Horizons Cruise and Rail Holiday Packages offer the opportunity to experience two of today’s great holiday experiences. In Australia, two iconic rail journeys of the world – The Ghan Adelaide and Darwin and The Indian Pacific Sydney to Fremantle with exciting off train experiences highlighting the best of Australia’s outback with the iconic Cunard and Princess Cruises
Regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, The Ghan delivers so much more than an extended train ride. It promises access to parts of Australia no other holiday can come close to – the perfect balance of comfort and adventure culminating in an experience that will move you in every sense of the word.
Travel from Australia’s south to north on one of the world’s greatest train journeys. Board in Adelaide and watch South Australia’s rolling green hills make way for desert, the rusty Red Centre and finally the tropical splendour of the Top End.
Stepping aboard the mighty Indian Pacific, you’ll feel a great sense of anticipation as this unforgettable Australian adventure begins to unfold. Whether you’re journeying from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific or the other way round, you’ll be making your way across the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world.
This is a journey defined by contrast, encompassing the towering majesty of the Blue Mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullabor and every goldmine, ghost town and grapevine in between. Outside your window, the landscape shifts over and over, revealing hidden secrets, from long abandoned homesteads of the Nullarbor to the marvelously resilient wildflowers of Western Australia. With all of its variance, this is the definitive Australia.
Rail tours are one of the most relaxing ways to holiday particularly during the northern hemisphere summer. Combining with a Cruise completes a relaxing and rewarding holiday experience.
We highly recommend Switzerland in summer and the very popular 13 days /12 nights Grand Train Tour of Switzerland, departing from Basel to Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano and finally Lucerne.
This all new Rail Europe exclusive Grand Train Tour of Switzerland package offers 13 days of travel covering the popular scenic trains, including the famous Glacier Express and an excursion to Europe’s highest-altitude railway station.
An incredible itinerary featuring 5 scenic rail journeys in one through the Swiss Alps: Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe, GoldenPass Line, Glacier Express, Bernina Express and the Gotthard Panorama Express.
Some of the highlights include, the beautiful Old Town and modern architecture of Basel. You’ll visit Interlaken the highest railway station in Europe located at 3454m. From Lucerne the train takes you to the mountain monastery village Engelberg where you board a gondola that takes you up to the Trübsee.
This Rail Tour operates daily from 01 April to mid-October. Why not include this wonderful Rail Tour in your European summer holiday?
No better way to get over the jet-lag from Australia prior to your European holiday or reliving your European summer holiday onboard the 13 days Grand Train Tour of Switzerland prior to flying home.
David and the team can design your perfect European holiday, including the wonderful Grand Train Tour of Switzerland.