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Travel Asia the Eco Way… by Rail

by Hannah Lockett | October 7, 2019

Ride the rails in comfort across scenic landscapes as you make your way to the next destination on your small group tour or tailor-made journey in Asia. Whether you want to discover Japan by rail, explore historic China by train, or simply traverse the stunning countryside on a train journey in Sri Lanka, we have a wealth of options available for you.

The small group tours and tailor-made journeys shown below are all using the country’s rail network to transport you between destinations, wherever possible.

China Tours by Rail

  • BeijingTemple of Heaven china
    China Tailor Made City

    Historic China by Rail

    Journey through historic China discovering its ancient and remarkable history.

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  • Great Wall china
    China Group Tour Cruise

    China Highlights

    China Highlights includes two of China’s most scenic rivers - the Yangtze River, and the beautiful Li River.

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  • China Group Tour Rail

    Cruise and Panda by Rail

    A 15 day tour including a Yangtze cruise and Giant Pandas with transport by rail

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  • shanghai waterfront at night china
    China Tailor Made Cruise

    Luxury China in Style

    First class bullet trains, 5* hotels and must-see sights combine on this luxury holiday of a lifetime

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  • mountains and waterways china new flash other
    China Tailor Made Nature

    Mountains and Waterways of China

    A 15 day tour combining the breath-taking Zhangjiajie with a Yangtze River cruise

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  • rainbow mountain china
    China Tailor Made Nature

    Rainbow Mountains and Dunhuang

    A relatively undiscovered area with ancient buildings and natural wonders

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  • China Tailor Made Culture


    Spend time immersing yourself in the culture and atmosphere of the home of Kung Fu.

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  • Tibet China
    China Tailor Made Rail

    Train to Tibet

    This exciting journey takes you to Tibet's astonishing landscapes via a thrilling journey aboard the highest train in the world.

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Japan Tours by Rail

  • Discover Japan by Rail new flash other
    Japan Group Tour Rail

    Discover Japan by Rail

    A tour discovering this fascinating country's main attractions using iconic bullet trains

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  • bridge river trees shinkyo nikko japan
    Japan Group Tour Culture

    Japan Golden Route

    This tour encompasses the classic Golden Route - Tokyo, Fuji and Kyoto

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  • Lake Ashi hakone japan
    Japan Semi-Escorted Family

    Japan Family Tour

    Explore the history and culture of this amazing country, with fun-filled excursions for all the family.

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  • Geisha temple Kyoto japan
    Japan Semi-Escorted Culture

    Japan Heritage

    Explore Japan’s classic sights, starting in the exciting capital city of Tokyo, famous for its fresh sushi.

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  • frost snow monkeys pool yudanaka japan
    Japan Semi-Escorted Nature

    Great Trail of Japan

    Journey through Japan, taking in some of the most picturesque locations.

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  • Japan Semi-Escorted City

    Kobe to Tokyo

    Spend time exploring from Kobe to Tokyo

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  • hiroshima miyajima Torii Gate Japan
    Japan Semi-Escorted City

    Tokyo to Hiroshima

    Spend time exploring Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto and Hiroshima

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  • Matsumoto castle japan
    Japan Semi-Escorted City

    Explore the Japanese Alps

    Explore the fascinating Japanese Alps, including Matsumoto, Takayama and Kanazawa

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  • Meiji Shrine Shibuya Tokyo japan
    Japan Semi-Escorted City

    Tokyo to Kyoto

    This semi-escorted tour sees you travel from Tokyo to Kyoto

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