Rail Holidays of the World
Over 40 years of providing rail holidays and rail travel services. Experts in escorted rail tours for both the 'train tourist' and 'rail enthusiast'. For independent travellers we create Tailor Made rail holidays in the UK, throughout Europe and across the globe. We offer group travel services for Special Interest Tours, corporate travel and educational field trips. Our dedicated Ticket Only department at MyRailTrip can get you anywhere by train no matter how complicated the journey. We have an ingrained knowledge and experience of today's rail services, heritage railways and iconic train journeys to destinations around the world; We understand what people want from a rail holiday – a journey to remember, culture, leisure and content that offers value for money.
Rail Holiday Reviews
Springtime in the Caucasus May 2016
"Excellent arrangements and superb tour leader." Mr S. R. Irwin, York.
Indian Hill Railways February 2016
"Just a note to say thank you to Ffestiniog Travel for organising this tour, we both thoroughly enjoyed it, a good mix of rail and normal tourist activities. I was particularly pleased with our trip on the line to Darjeeling with steam all the way, truly incredible railway. We would recommend this tour to anyone." Mr & Mrs Stephens, Hampshire.
Explore Sri Lanka by Rail February 2016
"The range of visits and their interests was simply marvellous. The local guide made the whole experience exceptional through his extraordinary delivery, communication skills, selection of sights, knowledge of the country and professionalism. This is a highly recommended tour." Mr and Mrs N. Harcourt, Berkshire.
Snow on the Alps February 2016
"You got me there and back safely and the holiday fulfilled my expectations - and then some. The presence of your experienced and helpful tour leader made my holiday worry free and thoroughly enjoyable." Mr F. Howes, Gwynedd.
Mountains & Forest in Rural Romania September 2015
"Excellent - We say 'Go to Romania and when you do, go with Ffestiniog Travel'." Mr & Mrs B. Mallett, Buckinghamshire.
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2017 Escorted Rail Tours
Whatever type of holiday you are planning for 2017 why not take a look at our Rail Holidays of the World 2017 Brochure containing a record 38 escorted rail holiday options, offering a broad range of destinations and types of tours.
For a truly wonderful winter break consider our Snow on the Alps tour in February 2017 which journeys through the beautiful Swiss mountains by train. We return to India in February 2017 for our annual tour that takes in the three magnificent railways that served the former British Hill Stations.
We look forward to discovering new destinations including Uzbekistan , which we will be visiting three times, and Cambodia as part of a combined tour with Vietnam and the Mekong Delta. There is lots to tempt the rail enthusiast such as a Bulgaria by Steam tour that includes private charter journeys on Boris III's Royal Train, a tour to coincide with the Dresden Steam Festival and combined tram and train tours that discover the tram systems of Central Europe, Northern Germany, Sweden and England .
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Dresden Steam FestivalA great 8-day rail holiday that combines a visit to the Dresden Steam Festival and much more.
Bulgaria by SteamA chance to ride the fabulous Royal Train on a private charter through Bulgaria’s most scenic areas.
GCRJs – Romania by RailIn GCRJ’s latest series 5 there was a great episode on Romania. If inspired consider our Romanian Small & Traditional tour.
USA Solar Eclipse 2017
A special tour to see the USA Solar Eclipse in August 2017 and includes substantial railway content too.
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