Grand Tours

Appreciators of the magnificent and the impressive, the superb and the majestic, will have their expectations not only met, but also spectacularly exceeded during every one of these Grand Tours. Exclusivity is a given, and the real magic lies in the moments of unexpected splendour as you travel along the tracks of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world.

Inspired by stately international sights and extraordinary sceneries, these meticulously fashioned journeys allow travellers to tick off bucket-list worthy landmarks. Luxurious vintage steam locomotives, lavishly decorated and exuding a timeless elegance, will transport you through the palm-tree plantations of Colombo on “Wonders of Sri Lanka by Rail”, past the citadel of Machu Picchu on “Rail and Ancient Wonders of Peru” and over Alaska’s shimmering glaciers on “Rail and Natural Wonders of Alaska”.

Off the rails, the enchantment continues as in-depth excursions encompass the unique beauty of each destination. Guided expeditions reveal the historical and cultural significance of every city – paying particular attention to fascinating museums, alluring art galleries and imposing monuments. Additional outings are sure to indulge the senses, such a stopover and soak in rejuvenating hot springs on “Hidden Colombia by Rail”.

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In Style

For the sophisticated traveller, the manner in which you travel plays a fundamental role in the enjoyment of your experience. The In Style Tours of PTG are inspired by those with a penchant for the finer things in life, admirers of the refined and revellers in the fashionable. Tailored with the trendy in mind, these atmospheric journeys encompass unique and beautiful destinations, promising the utmost in comfort and luxury on the way.

From the elegant interiors of the cabins on our vintage steam trains or cruise boats to the sophisticated suites at many of the hotel stops, you can expect the very best in high-end accommodation. Dining on and off the tracks is an upmarket affair with award-winning restaurants included on the itinerary, and well-known chefs preparing three-course meals on board the trains. Excursions, motivated by travellers with taste, centre on visits to art galleries and museums, attendance at opera concerts and music performances, and boutique shopping trips, followed by a glass or two of Champagne to conclude the day.

Traverse along the enchanting coastline of Spain with the dedicated assistance of a first class crew on “El Transcantabrico Clasico – Luxury Rail Cruise’”, or venture to the north of Scotland on a genuine Jacobean steam train, passing through the picturesque highlands on “A Taste of Scotland in Style”. And on “The Steam Railways of Snowdonia – in Style”, you can experience a Welsh narrow gauge-railway tour, passing by the spectacular Snowdon Mountain range.

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Enthusiast Tours

Train travel is as much about the journey as the destination. From seeking out an extensive collection of locomotives to dining in a restored Wagon-Lits coach with an air of nostalgic romanticism, our exclusive train journeys cater to devotees of all things culture, history and train related, appeasing your appetite and curiosity.

Every tour featured in this category concentrates on the specific rather than the general. A distinctive focus on vintage transport means that you can travel along antiquated tracks, admiring spectacular backdrops through clouds of steam, and in the luxury of refined carriages. Our itineraries, inspired by lovers of locomotives, include excursions to notable railway museums, and opportunities to experience short narrow-gauge railways, funicular railways and traditional tramlines.

Set off in a private charter train, complete with a dining car, as your venture across a rare and beautiful track in Hungary, or join us on the railways of Finland, crossing numerous freight lines, marvelling at the magnificence of the destination’s varied scenery, and with any luck, witnessing the northern lights. And on our “Rail and Ancient Wonders of Peru” which is packed with much care and attention, you will visit some of the most stunning places on earth and come back with many once-in-a-lifetime tales.

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