Train vacation tours – take the kids and get all aboard to the train!

Trains are one of the greatest ways to travel the world. You can join a unique journey on a private train. The train stops at points of interest, where the passengers descend and travel in small, guided groups, and there is no need to carry the cargo with you during the tour.

Once completing the visit at the destination they return to the train to continue the journey to the next destination. The private train journey allows you and your family to cross countries as you travel, see, taste and experience the journey in the most convenient way.

The train is actually a fancy hotel on wheels. You sleep on the train, eat, listen to lectures, watch movies and shows.  Actually it's a private all inclusive train vacations with the kids, and only passengers who book the journey can board it.

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Benefits of a train vacation:

1. While you sleep the train continues the journey and actually shortens the time of arrival to the next destination
2. In one journey you can cross long distances without the need to linguize the means of transportation and make it convenient by train, without switching between hotels throughout the trip.

Where and when you can travel by private train?train vacation tours  with kids

The trains are not usually active all year-long and the seat number is limited (only about 200 people per train), so it’s important to book this kind of trip many months in advance.
Here are some examples for the leading private train tour schedules:

Here are some examples for the leading private train tour schedules:

  • The Trans-Siberian train is active from May-September. The Trans-Siberian Railway is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East. With a length of 9,289 km, it is the longest railway line in the world. There are connecting branch lines into Mongolia and China.
  • The Orik Silk Road Express Private Train operates in April and October. The train passes through the most significant, historical and fascinating cities along the Asian Silk Road from Tashkent, Samarkand, Khiva and Bukhara.
  • The maharaja express train is active from October – April. The Maharajas Express offers luxury travel experience in India and allowed to explore some of the best travel destinations in India.
  • Rovos Rail trains are active all year long. The company  runs its train-hotel on various routes throughout Southern Africa, from South Africa to Namibia and Tanzania

Staying on the train:

The train is a type of hotel on wheels that offers passengers different levels of accommodation, from a cabin with shared toilet and shower, to a private train with private shower and toilet. At night the train car becomes a sleeping car of 8 double sleeping cabins
This type of trip is not cheap but the cost of the trip includes everything you need from accommodations to guided tours, various activities on board, transfer cost from one place to another and of course 3 meals per day.
Meals on the train are served on the train cars. The food on the train is inspired by places where the train passes.

What about the children on such a trip?

This type of trips can take a several days (some of them about 16 days). Although the conditions for this kind of ride are quite comfortable and long time the train may be boring for the kids. So, do not forget to bring games, cards, books, creative kits, tablets, laptops (can help download photos from cameras even though most of us may use our mobile camera and our cloud storage service) and movies. Most families usually seek to return to board games and tickets instead of tablets, but there is always a nearby board that can always help with program B. Try to prepare for young children presents surprises that can be divided during the trip such as coloring books, creative kits or small games.

Staying on the train:

The train is a type of hotel on wheels that offers passengers different levels of accommodation, from a cabin with shared toilet and shower, to a private train with private shower and toilet. At night the train car becomes a sleeping car of 8 double sleeping cabins
This type of trip is not cheap but the cost of the trip includes everything you need from accommodations to guided tours, various activities on board, transfer cost from one place to another and of course 3 meals per day.
Meals on the train are served on the train cars. The food on the train is inspired by places where the train passes.

What about the children on such a trip?train vacation tours

This type of trips can take a several days (some of them about 16 days). Although the conditions for this kind of ride are quite comfortable and long time the train may be boring for the kids. So, do not forget to bring games, cards, books, creative kits, tablets, laptops (can help download photos from cameras even though most of us may use our mobile camera and our cloud storage service) and movies. Most families usually seek to return to board games and tickets instead of tablets, but there is always a nearby board that can always help with program B. Try to prepare for young children presents surprises that can be divided during the trip such as coloring books, creative kits or small games.

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