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Asia: Rail Travel Ideas


  • Travelling through the desert landscapes of the Silk Road

Rail travel in Asia is easy, efficient, and often very logical. For countries like Japan and Taiwan, intercity travel can be way faster than flying. For overall information, please visit Japan Rail (for Rail Passes, Trains, etc.). Below are some ideas to consider. Let us help you make the right choices.

Rail Travel Ideas

  • Japan Delights with Rail

    Take advantage of a week-long Japan Rail Pass to explore the major cities of Honshu. Starting in Tokyo, you’ll explore Nagoya, Kobe, Hiroshima, Kyoto, and Nara to see famous Buddhist temples, venture through mighty castles, and experience a taste of this Asian nation’s many wonders.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Go as you Please, Rail Travel Ideas
    Japan See Trip Details
  • Bangkok to Singapore Luxury Train

    An unforgettable journey between Singapore and Bangkok on the renowned Eastern and Oriental Express. Travel through the Malaysian and Thai countryside while enjoying the special on-board services.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,630
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Rail Travel Ideas
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Highland Places & Tribal Faces of Sapa

    Travel by train to the former French “hill station” and resort located in the mountains of Northern Vietnam where scenic vistas and colourful hilltribes complete the picture.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 500
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Vietnam See Trip Details
  • Japan Delights with Rail: 14 Days

    Take advantage of a two-week Japan Rail Pass to explore Japan’s main island. Starting in Tokyo, you’ll journey to Takayama, Kyoto, and Hiroshima, with day trips to Nikko, Nara, and Osaka along the way. Enjoy the comfort of having travel and accommodations pre-booked, giving you the freedom to explore at your own pace.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Go as you Please, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Japan See Trip Details
  • Japan Delights with Rail: 21 Days

    This epic rail journey across Japan takes you to several of the country’s most popular cities and landmarks. Starting and ending in Tokyo, you’ll visit Takayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki, with the comfort and convenience of having your travel and accommodations pre-arranged, letting you explore at your own pace.
    Duration:
    21 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Go as you Please, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Japan See Trip Details
  • Kaohsiung and Southern Taiwan by High Speed Train

    Travel south on Taiwan's modern high speed rail system and explore the vibrant city of Kaohsiung, the dramatic coastline of southern Taiwan, and the fascinating historic city of Tainan.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 562
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Rail Travel Ideas
    Taiwan See Trip Details
  • Singapore to Bangkok Luxury Train

    An unforgettable journey between Singapore and Bangkok on the renowned Eastern and Oriental Express. Travel through the Malaysian and Thai countryside while enjoying the special on-board services.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,330
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas
    Singapore See Trip Details
  • The Legendary Silk Road: Across Central Asia by Private Train

    Follow the legendary Silk Road back in time across three countries, weaving your way along ancient trade routes aboard a private train. Explore seven stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites spread across Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan, and experience the colours, sounds, and spirit of medieval market cities.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,867
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas
    Turkmenistan See Trip Details
  • Tsar's Gold Train: Trans Siberian Rail: Beijing to Moscow

    Travel the legendary Trans Siberian Railroad through Russia, Mongolia and China in comfort. See dramatic changes of scenery as you traverse both Europe and Asia on our Private Train.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,000
    Trip Type:
    Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Rail Travel Ideas
    China See Trip Details
  • Tsars Gold Train: Trans Siberian Rail: Moscow to Beijing

    Travel the legendary Trans Siberian Railroad through Russia, Mongolia and China in comfort. See dramatic changes of scenery as you traverse both Europe and Asia on our private train.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,200
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Rail Travel Ideas
    Russia See Trip Details
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