Christmas New Year Luxury Trains
Festive Trains in December 2018
The Luxury Train Club reveals the festive programme of luxury rail holidays during December and over Christmas and the New Year in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.
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London - Belmond British Pullman
The Belmond British Pullman has many festive journeys in December leaving from London’s Victoria Station:
- Christmas lunches (some with a steam locomotive)
- Christmas markets in Winchester and Lincoln
- Bath at Christmas
- Christmas carols in Canterbury & Salisbury
- Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons at Christmas
- New Year's Eve
A world-class luxury train experience, the British Pullman is the sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and London's luxury train.
England / Scotland / Wales - Northern Belle
The Northern Belle has a choice of departure stations throughout England, Scotland and Wales Scotland for its popular Christmas lunch excursion.
Russia / Norway - Golden Eagle Arctic Explorer
The Golden Eagle Arctic Explorer leaves St Petersburg on December 29 for Kiekenes (Norway) and Murmansk, the Northern Lights and the Arctic Circle on a 12-day itinerary that ends in Moscow. Included is being part of Russia’s Christmas Day on January 7. The Golden Eagle allows one to travel in opulent décor, while dining and viewing the passing landscapes through panoramic windows.
Eastern & Oriental Express
The Eastern & Oriental Express - Christmas Day - departs Bangkok on December 25 for Singapore, arriving December 28.
New Year journey – The Eastern & Oriental Express also has a 3-night special itinerary, leaving December 29 from Singapore, arriving Bangkok on New Year’s Day; including New Year's Dinner and a beach party - sarongs, flip-flops, live music, fireworks and more.
The Eastern and Oriental Express - superlative service, graciously offered in sumptuous surroundings – is a stylish and memorable way to celebrate the New Year 2016.
Indian Luxury Trains
Indian luxury trains have a number of offered journeys during December and into the New Year.
Note: the Club only books members and clients on to guaranteed departures. We will not take deposits for speculative dates.
Pride Of Africa - Rovos Rail
The Pride of Africa from Rovos Rail has a number of journeys throughout December, including Pretoria to Cape Town departing Christmas Day and a departure on 30 December over the New Year. The Rovos trains have a particular style - an harmonious blend of earthy African safari and traditional luxury.
Tren Crucero in Ecuador has several December trips, including on Christmas Day. Ride across the Andes through cloud forests to tropical coastal landscapes via mountains and the 'Avenue of Volcanoes'. Along the route, meet Andean and coastal indigenous communities and witness their way of life. Itineraries from one to three nights, nights being spent in hotels.
Belmond Hiram Bingham
The Belmond Hiram Bingham to Machu Picchu Peru operates throughout December, daily except Sunday. The experience of travelling through some of the most beautiful and romantic scenery in Peru in luxurious surroundings is achieved in the Hiram Bingham. The Hiram Bingham's carriages are furnished in the style of 1920's Pullman carriages. The Club offers the train with hotels.
Inca Rail Machu Picchu Express
Also in Peru, Inca Rail Machu Picchu Express has a daily First Class departure in December from Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes. The air-conditioned carriages have traditional Peruvian art, comfortable seating all with tables and panoramic UV protected windows. The Inca Princess is a private rail car for up to 12 passengers, the only carriage available for exclusive hire to and from Machu Picchu.
Ticket To Ride Gift Voucher
The gift of any of these departures makes an imaginative gift, thanks to a Ticket To Ride gift voucher available from the Luxury Train Club. If it is difficult to choose which is the most appropriate, the Ticket To Ride can be applicable to any journey on the Club website.
The Christmas and New Year holidays are, for many, the most important annual festivals.
Take a ride in or make a gift of a luxury train for a no-compromise way to celebrate.
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