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Rail Journeys

Hop aboard and rediscover the romance of rail travel with APT, taking in some of the world's truly remarkable landscapes from a unique vantage point.

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From the snow-coated mountain ranges of New Zealand to the verdant forests and gorges of Canada's Rockies; the vast expanse of southern Africa to the grassy steppes of Russia and so many places in between – rail travel often places the otherwise inaccessible within your reach. At APT, we're passionate about the railroad and we're committed to taking our guests on luxurious rail journeys to the remote reaches of the globe.


Board the TranzAlpine train in Christchurch for one of the world's greatest rail adventures. Journey through the striking patchwork farmlands of the Canterbury Plains before travelling across the magnificent Southern Alps within Arthur's Pass National Park. 
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Join Russia’s most luxurious train in the Arctic region and go in search of the Northern Lights. Or glide over 10,000 kilometres of railway from Moscow and Vladivostok on one of the world’s most iconic rail adventures, the Trans-Siberian Express.        
No matter the route you're travelling, Canada's Rocky Mountains are sure to hold you in their thrall as you gaze out at the snow-capped peaks, rushing rivers and lush forests from the comfort of your luxurious glass-domed GoldLeaf carriage.      
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Taking you from Anchorage into Denali National Park, this day trip aboard the McKinley Explorer provides a superb introduction to the remote Alaskan wilderness.      
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Embark on an unforgettable rail adventure and experience the graceful opulence of a bygone era with Rovos Rail – operators of the most exceptional private rail journeys through Africa.      
Admire the stunning Andean landscapes from PeruRail's Vistadome train as you travel between the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu; and embark on a rewarding day-long journey on the Andean Explorer from Cusco into the Peruvian highlands and on to Puno.
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Discover the essence of the Outback as you ride the legendary Gulflander train from 'nowhere to nowhere' through the heart of Outback Queensland.      
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Welcome aboard India's most delightful train. Experience the romance of rail travel as you embark on a journey across India's 'golden triangle' taking in the majestic Taj Mahal and wild Ranthambore National Park. The Deccan Odyssey's royal interiors ensure a grand welcome as you traverse India in complete comfort.

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Icefields, wildlife, hotels - great! Fairmonts are amazing hotels. Lake Louise walking tour is a must. Rocky Mountaineer unforgettable.

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  • Experience centuries of epic history, esteemed legend and regal enchantment as you traverse the cultural canvas of Europe
  • APT reveals North America from every unforgettable angle on a range of journeys with every last detail considered
  • Overlook incredible landscapes in exquisite camps, air and 4WD tours in Africa
  • An evocative collage of colour, culture, beauty and history - South America is a land like no other
  • Whether you choose to explore the rugged Kimberley or take in the pristine beauty of Tasmania, you are guaranteed to fall in love with Australia
  • Whatever your appetite for adventure, APT has a travel style to suit you

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