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Rail Journeys & Tours

Rail Journeys

Discover the World by Train


With a constant panorama of countryside and cityscapes, travelling by rail can make a truly memorable part of your holiday, often carrying you across landscapes inaccessible by any other form of transport. We're pleased to be able to offer you a range of tours where we've replaced the majority of coach journeys with trains along iconic railways, giving a fresh choice and outlook on travel. Glide along smooth railroads and discover magnificent mountain scenery on our Glacier Express tour through Switzerland, marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of the Gotthard Pass en-route to Italy, embark on an adventure through Rajasthan's rich heritage on a Royal Indian Odyssey or experience the true flavours of Vietnam and Cambodia on a magical tour that combines intertwined histories with delicious, exotic cuisines and awe-inducing scenery.

Venice Florence and Rome by Rail

Venice Florence and Rome by Rail

  • Visit the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain in Rome
  • Time at leisure to explore Milan
  • Private boat tour through the beautiful canals of Venice
  • Explore the Swiss town of Basel
  • Walk through Florence's Duomo Cathedral
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A Royal Indian Odyssey

A Royal Indian Odyssey

  • Delight in the magnificent Taj Mahal
  • City tours of Delhi, Agra, the Pink City of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Mumbai
  • Admire the holy lake at Pushkar
  • Four wonderful scenic train journeys
  • Visit the white marble Ranakpur temple complex
  • and more...
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Vietnam and Cambodia Odyssey

Vietnam and Cambodia Odyssey

  • Two-night Halong Bay Cruise
  • Four scenic train journeys through Vietnam
  • Tours of Hanoi, Saigon & Phnom Penh
  • 3-night cruise on the Mekong Delta
  • Explore the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels
  • and more...
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India and Nepal by Rail

India and Nepal by Rail

  • Witness the grandeur of the Taj Mahal
  • Visit Amritsar's dazzling Golden Temple
  • See Varanasi on a boat ride on the Ganges River
  • Enjoy scenic train rides through India's colourful landscapes
  • Search for rhinos and tigers on a full-day safari through Chitwan National Park
  • and more...
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China and Japan's Rail Odyssey

China and Japan's Rail Odyssey

  • City tours of Kyoto, Tokyo, Beijing & Shanghai
  • Visit Todaiji Temple & the deer of Nara Park
  • Stroll through the red Fushimi Inari gates in Kyoto
  • See snow-capped Mount Fuji from Hakone National Park
  • Visit the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden Palace
  • and more...
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Indias Palace on Wheels

Indias Palace on Wheels

  • Embark on a 7-night journey on the iconic Palace on Wheels train
  • Witness the architectural splendour of the Taj Mahal
  • Look out for the regal Bengal tiger on a safari through the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
  • Royal welcome in Jaipur and an elephant ride to the impressive Amber Fort
  • Explore Chittorgarh, Ranthambore, Jaisalmer, Agra and Mehrangarh Forts
  • and more...
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Your Rail Journey includes...

  • Included
    Fully escorted rail tours with local English speaking guides
  • Included
    Return flights from London and other regional airports (at a supplement)
  • Included
    All internal rail travel and road transfers
  • Included
    Meals as per your itinerary
  • Included
    Fully ABTA & ATOL protected

Why choose Mercury Holidays?

We are extremely proud of our numerous British Travel Awards and believe that they speak for themselves when it comes to assuring our clients that Mercury Holidays is the company to choose when looking for quality, affordability and attention to detail. The world is there to be enjoyed by all, so take your pick of our Rail Journeys and let your voyage begin.

With over 37 years of providing unique getaways at remarkable prices, we are confident that our Rail Journeys will not only meet, but also exceed your expectations.