Recreate the golden age of travel with a luxury train journey for your honeymoon. Leave the hassle of air travel behind for an elegant, fairy-tale rail journey. Start in one incredibly exciting destination and finish in another, indulge in classic cocktails and wine recommended by the resident sommelier, go on a culinary adventure as you meander through picturesque rural scenes and drift off to sleep as the locomotive gentle rocks you into a deep slumber. Here are some of our favourite romantic train journeys for honeymoon!
Rovos Rail – Africa
Explore Africa with multiple grand journeys across the south of the continent. Whether it’s 3 days across South Africa or an incredible 15 days traversing through Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia & Tanzania, the Edwardian interiors will take you on a trip to a bygone era. Expect fine china and glassware, crisp linen and silver and vintage cabins with modern luxury. What a way to see the continent!
This unique journey will take you from Singapore to Bangkok through the Malaysian & Thai countryside via rice paddy fields, mountains, and small rural villages. Enjoy opulent dinners and classic cocktails. Fall into a deep slumber in your cabin surrounded by classic teak wood and royal mauve interiors as you wind through the Southeast Asia countryside. Want to explore more of Thailand – you can find our Ultimate Thailand Honeymoon Guide here.
Explore Australia’s vast red interior from Adelaide to Darwin. This epic journey will take you through Alice Springs and the Red Centre, rich in indigenous culture and unique scenery. In Platinum Class enjoy champagne, the best of Australian cuisine and a cosy cabin as you traverse this incredible continent.
Meander through the Peruvian Andes from Arequipa with a tour to Lake Titicaca on to Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Meet a Llama, sip on a Pisco Sour, and gaze from your cabin window adorned with artisan textiles as you enjoy the views of this incredible country.
This scenic train through the Canadian Rockies has glass-domed windows, so you never miss a moment of the majestic views. You travel by day on the train and stop for a night in a town en route. With the best of Canadian cuisine and wonderful journeys like Journey Through The Clouds.
The most iconic and glamorous of train journeys, we love London to Venice or Paris to Istanbul. Dine on extravagant seasonal menus, take midnight brunch after cocktails and music, and have a sumptuous breakfast in bed served in your cabin. Rest in timeless, romantic cabins as Europe’s most picturesque mountains and towns roll by. Pure decadence.
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