Great Rail Journeys has launched its new ‘Worldwide Holidays By Rail 2011/12’ brochure featuring eight new tours which have been introduced due to demand from travel agents wishing to send rail-loving clients further afield.The brochure features a total of 37 tours with various departure dates between this October and December 2012 and the overall lead-in price is £1,375 per person for a seven-day Fjords of Norway tour.
Destinations featured in the eight new tours, which all include a programme of excursions and the services of a tour manager throughout, range from Las Vegas to Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong Delta, with three of the tours being Asia based.
As examples, new tours include a 13-day Las Vegas & Railroads of the Wild West option which leads in at £2,095 per person including flights, 12 nights' accommodation, four breakfasts and all transfers in the US.Highlights include a sightseeing tour of Denver, scenic journey on Pike’s Peak Cog Railway, as well as journeys on the heritage Royal Gorge Railroad, Durango and Silverton Railroad, Grand Canyon Railroad and Verde Canyon Railroad.
Meanwhile, a 15-day Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore tour costs from £2,875 per person including flights, 12 nights' breakfast accommodation in five-star hotels, three lunches, eight dinners and all transfers. Highlights include visits to an elephant camp, an orchid farm and local crafts people in Chiang Mai, as well as a sightseeing tour of Bangkok, a moonlit dinner cruise on the Chaophraya, an excursion to the River Kwai, a guided tour of Georgetown and sightseeing tours of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore by boat.
For more information call 01904-521980 or see www.greatrail.com/UK