The Overland

With a daylight service between the two great cities – Melbourne and Adelaide, enjoy a relaxing and unique journey on The Overland, while savouring the creature comforts and romance of rail.

There is nothing quite like travelling by rail, and The Overland operates a day-long service running between Melbourne and Adelaide in both directions. Onboard, you’ll experience a comfortable journey as you watch the diverse landscapes outside your window, from rugged mallee scrub to fields of green and gold.

With comfortable semi-reclining seats, generous legroom, up to 60kg of luggage, a range of dining options, and dedicated hospitality attendants, whether you choose to travel Red Service or Red Premium service, you’re choosing an effortless and relaxing way to embark on your interstate adventure.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Latest fares:

Fares valid for rail travel from 01 April 2019 to 31 December 2019

Timetable:

THE OVERLAND
MELBOURNE – ADELAIDE
TUESDAY & SATURDAY
Depart Melbourne 08:05
Depart North Shore Geelong 09:15
Depart Ararat 11:15
Depart Stawell 11:40
Depart Horsham 12:31
Depart Dimboola 13:00
Depart Nhill 13:27
Depart Bordertown 13:51
Depart Murray Bridge 15:50
Arrive Adelaide 17:40

THE OVERLAND
ADELAIDE – MELBOURNE
MONDAY & FRIDAY
Depart Adelaide 07:45
Depart Murray Bridge 09:50
Depart Bordertown 11:49
Depart Nhill 13:17
Depart Dimboola 13:50
Depart Horsham 14:17
Depart Stawell 15:11
Depart Ararat 15:35
Depart North Shore Geelong 17:39
Arrive Melbourne 18:50

* Final arrival and departure times on all Great Southern Rail journeys may very. Great Southern Rail will advise of any changes prior to departure.
* All off train experiences are subject to weather and changes through the year and may very by season
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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The Indian Pacific – Fares 2020 / 2021

When it comes to the great rail journeys of Australia, there’s nothing quite like The Indian Pacific. Going far beyond the means of regular rail travel, you simply won’t be disappointed as you sit back, relax and embrace the true Australia from the comfort of your beautiful cabin.

The Indian Pacific does the contrary, crossing from Perth to Sydney (and vice versa) through the Nullarbor Plain and Adelaide. This wondrous quest takes 4 days/3-nights and is one of the safest ways to see this unique landscape, taking you through the stunning blue mountains and the wild west of Australia.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

THE INDIAN PACIFIC
AUD $ Per person One Way
LOW SEASON
02 June 2020 to 28 July 2020
01 December 2020 to 31 January 2021
(eastbound)
03 June 2020 to 30 July 2020
02 December 2020 to 28 January 2021
(westbound)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $809.00 $639.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $1,609.00 $1,279.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $2,299.00 $1,819.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,639.00 $1,309.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $3,249.00 $2,589.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $4,609.00 $3,669.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $909.00 $719.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $1,799.00 $1,429.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $2,559.00 $2,029.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $2,409.00 $1,919.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $4,749.00 $3,789.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $6,289.00 $5,019.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,339.00 $1,069.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $2,639.00 $2,109.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $3,499.00 $2,779.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $2,699.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Perth or vv $5,289.00 Not Available
Sydney – Perth or vv $6,999.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,499.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Perth or vv $2,939.00 Not Available
Sydney – Perth or vv $3,889.00 Not Available

 

THE INDIAN PACIFIC
AUD $ Per person One Way
SHOULDER SEASON
05 April 2020 to 31 May 2020
02 August 2020 to 30 August 2020
01 November 2020 to 29 November 2020
02 February 2021 to 30 March 2021
(eastbound)
01 April 2020 to 28 May 2020
05 August 2020 to 17 August 2020
04 November 2020 to 26 November 2020
03 February 2021 to 31 March 2021

(westbound)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $999.00 $789.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $1,949.00 $1,549.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $2,599.00 $2,069.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $2,019.00 $1,609.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $3,899.00 $3,109.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $5,229.00 $4,179.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,119.00 $889.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $2,169.00 $1,729.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $2,899.00 $2,309.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $2,869.00 $2,289.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $5,789.00 $4,629.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $7,609.00 $6,079.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,599.00 $1,269.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $3,219.00 $2,569.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $4,229.00 $3,379.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $3,209.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Perth or vv $6,449.00 Not Available
Sydney – Perth or vv $8,479.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,779.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Perth or vv $3,579.00 Not Available
Sydney – Perth or vv $4,709.00 Not Available

 

THE INDIAN PACIFIC
AUD $ Per person One Way
HIGH SEASON
01 September 2020 to 27 October 2020
(eastbound)
02 September 2020 to 29 October 2020
(westbound)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,109.00 $879.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $2,139.00 $1,709.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $2,899.00 $2,309.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $2,129.00 $1,699.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $4,089.00 $3,269.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $5,529.00 $4,419.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,179.00 $939.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $2,269.00 $1,809.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $3,069.00 $2,449.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $2,979.00 $2,379.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $5,879.00 $4,699.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $7,929.00 $6,339.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,659.00 $1,319.00
Adelaide – Perth or vv $3,269.00 $2,609.00
Sydney – Perth or vv $4,409.00 $3,519.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $3,339.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Perth or vv $6,559.00 Not Available
Sydney – Perth or vv $8,849.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Sydney – Adelaide or vv $1,849.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Perth or vv $3,639.00 Not Available
Sydney – Perth or vv $4,909.00 Not Available

* Fares based on twin share per person with single supplements applicable
* Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability and bookings must be made a minimum of 6 moths in advance. Fares are non-refunable and non-changeable and must be paid in full within 7 days of confirmation.
* Children aged between 4-15 inclusive, receive 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare.
* Fares are subject to availability and may not be available on all services.
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice

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The Ghan – Fares 2020 / 2021

When it comes to the great rail journeys of Australia, there’s nothing quite like The Ghan. Going far beyond the means of regular rail travel, you simply won’t be disappointed as you sit back, relax and embrace the true Australia from the comfort of your beautiful cabin.

The Ghan sweeps down the centre of Australia starting in either Darwin or Adelaide and crossing through Katherine and Alice springs. This  journey allows you to see the red centre, the core of Australia, and opens up the gateway to the beautiful and iconic Uluru.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

 

THE GHAN
AUD $ Per person One Way
SHOULDER SEASON
05 April 2020 to 27 April 2020
06 September 2020 to 16 November 2020 
31 January 2021 to 29 March 2021
(northbound)
04 November 2020 to 26 November 2020
03 February 2021 to 01 April 2021
(southbound)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,379.00 $1,099.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,379.00 $1,099.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,409.00 $1,919.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,789.00 $2,229.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,789.00 $2,229.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $4,869.00 $3,889.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN    
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,549.00 $1,229.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,549.00 $1,229.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,699.00 $2,149.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $4,599.00 $3,669.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $4,599.00 $3,669.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $6,599.00 $5,269.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR    
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,559.00 $2,039.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,559.00 $2,039.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $3,699.00 $2,929.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $5,129.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $5,129.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $7,359.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
   
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,849.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,849.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $4,079.00 Not Available

 

THE GHAN
AUD $ Per person One Way
HIGH SEASON
03 May 2020 to 31 August 2020
(Northbound only)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,599.00 $1,269.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,599.00 $1,269.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,779.00 $2,229.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $3,069.00 $2,469.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $3,069.00 $2,469.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $5,309.00 $4,249.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $1,699.00 $1,359.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $1,699.00 $1,359.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $2,949.00 $2,359.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $4,849.00 $3,899.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $4,849.00 $3,899.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $6,959.00 $5,569.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,699.00 $2,169.00
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,699.00 $2,169.00
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $3,869.00 $3,099.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $5,399.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $5,399.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $7,739.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Adelaide – Alice Springs or vv $2,999.00 Not Available
Alice Springs – Darwin or vv $2,999.00 Not Available
Adelaide – Darwin or vv $4,299.00 Not Available

 

THE GHAN EXPEDITION
AUD $ Per person One Way
SHOULDER SEASON
01 April 2020 to 30 April 2020
02 September 2020 to 29 October 2020
(Southbound only)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Darwin – Adelaide $3,589.00 $2,829.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $6,849.00 $5,409.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Darwin – Adelaide $3,799.00 $2,999.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $9,549.00 $7,539.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Darwin – Adelaide $5,309.00 $4,189.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $10,619.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Darwin – Adelaide $5,899.00 Not Available

 

THE GHAN EXPEDITION
AUD $ Per person One Way
HIGH SEASON
06 May 2020 to 30 August 2020
(Southbound only)
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Darwin – Adelaide $3,789.00 $2,999.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $7,209.00 $5,759.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Darwin – Adelaide $3,999.00 $3,189.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $10,039.00 $8,029.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Darwin – Adelaide $5,579.00 $4,459.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Darwin – Adelaide $11,169.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Darwin – Adelaide $6,199.00 Not Available

* Fares based on twin share per person with single supplements applicable
* Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability and bookings must be made a minimum of 6 moths in advance. Fares are non-refunable and non-changeable and must be paid in full within 7 days of confirmation.
* Children aged between 4-15 inclusive, receive 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare.
* Fares are subject to availability and may not be available on all services.
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice

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Copper Canyon

One of Mexico’s great railroad journeys, ascending to a maximum height of approximately 2,400 metres and descending through the canyons and valleys of the Sierra Madre mountain range.

Please Note: This itinerary is to be used as a guide only as the train schedule changes on a regular basis.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Los Mochis

On arrival into Los Mochis, transfer to hotel.

Day 2: El Fuerte – Cherocahui

Your scenic rail journey begins on board the famous Chepe Train, heading towards the Bahuichivo train station. Free afternoon visit ‘El Tehuecado’ or the Tarahumara Girls Boarding school then you head to the Hotel Mission and the Jesuit Mission of Cerocahui.

Day 3: Cherocahui – Posada Barranca

Morning tour to Urique canyon lookout before boarding a van/bus for the next leg of your journey to Posada Barrancas Mirador Hotel

Day 4: Posada Barranca – Creel

Tour to Divisadero, Piedra Volada lookout (Floating Stone) and Arepo town. Board the train for your journey to Creel. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 5: Creel – Chihuahua

Visit Arareko Lake and the mysterious rock formations of the Valley of the Mushrooms, followed by a visit to the old Jesuit Mission of San Ignacio and interact with the Tarahumara Indians who live in caves.
Afternoon van/bus to Chihuahua.

Day 6: Depart Chihuahua

Last day in Chihuahua you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin Share FromSolo Traveller From
Departs Thursdays & Saturdays from Los Mochis: $2,083.00$3,720.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & air-conditioned Vehicle
Rail:First Class Train Tickets on board the Chepe Train
Accommodation: 5 nights accommodation
Guide:Local English Speaking Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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The Ghan

Prepare for a holiday of unimaginable proportions as the legendary Ghan takes you deep into the heart of Australia. Enjoy the comfort and solitude of your private cabin, lose yourself in conversation with newfound travelling companions, or simply gaze out of the window taking inspiration from the ever changing landscape.

When the train stops along the way, the adventures begin. Take your time tapping into the rich creative soul of Adelaide. Experience the dramatic scenery of central Australia on the back of a camel and explore the ancient, awe-inspiring wonders of the Northern Territory.

Regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, The Ghan delivers so much more than an extended train ride. It promises access to parts of Australia no other holiday can come close to – the perfect balance of comfort and adventure culminating in an experience that will move you in every sense of the word.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Latest fares:

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Timetable:

THE GHAN
ADELAIDE – ALICE SPRINGS – DARWIN
OPERATES ALL YEAR
Sun 12:15 Depart Adelaide
Mon Marla | Morning Experience
13:45 Arrive Alice Springs | Afternoon Excursion
18:15 Depart Alice Springs
Tues Katherine | Morning Excursion
17:30 Arrive Darwin
OPERATES JUNE 2020 TO AUGUST 2020
Wed 12:10 Depart Adelaide
Thu Marla | Morning Experience
14:25 Arrive Alice Springs | Afternoon Excursion
18:15 Depart Alice Springs
Fri Katherine | Morning Excursion
19:50 Arrive Darwin

 

THE GHAN EXPEDITION
DARWIN – ALICE SPRINGS – ADELAIDE
OPERATES APRIL 2020 TO OCTOBER 2020
Wed 10:00 Depart Darwin
Katherine | Afternoon Excursion
Thu
Alice Springs | Full Day Excursion
Fri
Coober Pedy | Full Day Excursion
Sat
10:50 Arrive Adelaide
OPERATES JUNE 2020 TO AUGUST 2020
Sat 09:00 Depart Darwin
Katherine | Afternoon Excursion
Sun
Alice Springs | Full Day Excursion
Mon
Coober Pedy | Full Day Excursion
Tue 11:35 Arrive Adelaide

 

THE GHAN
DARWIN – ALICE SPRINGS – ADELAIDE
OPERATES NOVEMBER 2020, FEBRUARY 2021 AND MARCH 2021 ONLY
Wed 10:00 Depart Darwin
Katherine | Afternoon Excursion
Thu
09:10 Arrive Alice Springs | Morning Excursion
12:45 Depart Alice Springs
Manguri | Evening Experience
Fri 13:00 Arrive Adelaide

* Final arrival and departure times on all Great Southern Rail journeys may very. Great Southern Rail will advise of any changes prior to departure.
* All off train experiences are subject to weather and changes through the year and may very by season
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.
* The Ghan does not operate December 2019 to January 2020

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Great Southern – Fares 2020 / 2021

When it comes to the great rail journeys of Australia, there’s nothing quite like The Great Southern. Going far beyond the means of regular rail travel, you simply won’t be disappointed as you sit back, relax and embrace the true Australia from the comfort of your beautiful cabin.

Be among the first to experience the Great Southern and its all-new journey between Adelaide and Brisbane. With its rugged coastline, sun-kissed beaches, forested peaks, and exhilarating capital cities, the stunningly diverse south-east feels like nowhere else in Australia. We take you there.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Fares valid for rail travel from 04 December 2020 to 25 January 2021

GREAT SOUTHERN
AUD $ Per person One Way
07 December 2020 to 25 January 2021
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Brisbane – Adelaide $2,839.00 $2,269.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Brisbane – Adelaide $5,399.00 $4,309.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Brisbane – Adelaide $2,999.00 $2,389.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Brisbane – Adelaide $7,449.00 $5,949.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Brisbane – Adelaide $4,139.00 $3,309.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Brisbane – Adelaide $8,279.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
Brisbane – Adelaide $4,599.00 Not Available

 

GREAT SOUTHERN
AUD $ Per person One Way
04 December 2020 to 22 January 2021
GOLD SERVICE SINGLE
EVERYDAY ADVANCE PURCHASE
Adelaide – Brisbane $2,229.00 $1,779.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Brisbane $4,239.00 $3,389.00
GOLD SERVICE TWIN
Adelaide – Brisbane $2,349.00 $1,869.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Brisbane $6,469.00 $5,169.00
GOLD SERVICE SUPERIOR
Adelaide – Brisbane $3,599.00 $2,869.00
PLATINUM SERVICE SOLE OCCUPANCY
Adelaide – Brisbane $7,199.00 Not Available
PLATINUM SERVICE
 Adelaide – Brisbane $3,999.00 Not Available

* Fares based on twin share per person with single supplements applicable
* Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability and bookings must be made a minimum of 6 moths in advance. Fares are non-refunable and non-changeable and must be paid in full within 7 days of confirmation.
* Children aged between 4-15 inclusive, receive 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare.
* Fares are subject to availability and may not be available on all services.
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice

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The Overland – Fares 2019 / 2020

A day trip in a league of its own. Ride the rails of romance on your next interstate adventure with this day-long train voyage aboard The Overland.

Still the best way to travel between Adelaide and Melbourne, The Overland offers two levels of service. Red Service offers a value for money choice, and Red Premium provides all-inclusive dining- whatever your choice, you’ll have plenty of room to move and the chance to meet fellow travellers in a comfortable, friendly environment. With comfortable, reclining seats, generous legroom, up to 60kg of luggage allowance and dedicated hospitality attendants to tend to your every need, The Overland offers service in a class of its own.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Fares valid for rail travel from 1 April 2019 to 31 December 2019

THE OVERLAND
AUD $ Per person One Way
  01 April 2019 – 31 December 2019
RED SERVICE STANDARD EVERYDAY READY RAIL READY RAIL SAVER RED PENSION SAVER
Melbourne – Adelaide or vv $164.00 $114.00 Not Available $84.00
RED SERVICE PREMIUM
Melbourne – Adelaide or vv $269.00 $219.00 $169.00 $219.00

Red Service Standard:

Travel in Red Service between Adelaide and Melbourne and enjoy the comfort and romance of a rail journey. Settle into your seat and be entertained throughout the day with the ever-changing scenery. When you’re feeling peckish, stroll into our licenced café for meals, beverages and snacks available for purchase any time during your journey.

  • Comfortable reclining seat in a two and two configuration
  • 60 seats per carriage with generous legroom between seats
  • Individual reading light
  • Access to the licenced Café 828 Carriage where meals and beverages are available for purchase
  • Red luggage allowance of 2 x 20kg.

Red Service Premium:

If you’re looking to travel in greater comfort and style, step up to Red Premium. Sit back and relax with more leg room, in-seat dining and a trolley service. Enjoy all-inclusive breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, coffee, soft drinks and juice. There’s no better way to make the day-long journey more enjoyable.

  • All-inclusive breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Comfortable reclining seats, two and one configurations across the aisle
  • 36 seats per carriage with ample leg room between seats
  • Individual reading light
  • Access to the licenced Café 828 Carriage
  • In-seat dining and trolley service
  • Red Premium luggage allowance of 2 x 30kgs

* Ready Rail Saver Fares are subject to availability and must be booked more than 30 days in advance.
* To qualify for the Pension Saver Fare, guests must hold an Australian Pension Concession card or Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card that is valid at time of travel and booking and which must be carried at all times during travel.
* Children aged between 4-15 inclusive, receive 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare.
* Fares are subject to availability and may not be available on all services.
* Fares and timetables are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice

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India’s Golden Triangle & Tiger Safari

On this 11 Day India’s Golden Triangle & Tiger Safari discover thriving cities, spectacular palaces and forts, and have the chance to see a tiger in the wild. The tour culminates with an exclusive stay in a 200-year-old palace.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be transferred into the heart of India’s bustling capital, home to around 25 million people. Here, you will spend three incredible nights.

Hotel: Maidens Hotel, 3 nights

Day 2: Delhi

Enjoy a free day to settle in and explore Delhi at your own pace. Perhaps explore Chandni Chowk, one of the city’s oldest and busiest markets, filled with food carts, sweet shops and spice stalls. This evening, meet your Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort and fellow travellers at a Welcome Dinner.

Today you will further explore Delhi, India’s vibrant, hectic, awe- inspiring capital city. Visit Jam Masjid, a 17th century mosque, before taking a fascinating rickshaw ride through the narrow streets of Delhi’s lively bazaar, winding through a sea of pedestrians going about their everyday lives. Leave the enticing aromas of street food behind and move on to New Delhi, where you’ll see Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar – India’s tallest stone tower. Other highlights include the triumphal India Gate, the Parliament Building and Rashtrapati Bhawan, the home of India’s president.

Today you will have your first taste of rail travel in India as you board the Gatimaan Express to Agra, home to the truly magical Taj Mahal. On arrival, head to the enormous Agra Fort, an impressive maze of buildings constructed in 1565 under Emperor Akbar. Afterward’s it’s time to see the iconic Taj Mahal. The sunset visit ensures you experience the magical aura as the sun’s final rays catch the natural pink and red hues of the white marbel. Created by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his beloved wife, the architectural masterpiece took at least 20,000 people and 22 years to build. Later transfer to your hotel in Agra.

Hotel: The Trident Hotel

Day 5: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Ranthambore

Your day begins with an excursion to Fatehpur Sikri. Built in the 16th century as the brand new capital city of India, Fatehpur Sikri was abandoned after only 14 years of rule when local water supplies ran dry. The deserted city has been preserved in almost the exact state it was left in 400 years ago, and provides a fascinating glimpse into life during the time of the Mughal Empire. After time to explore, continue to Bharatpur to have lunch together at a local restaurant. Later, travel by train to Sawai Madhopur, then transfer to the Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge, once a hunting lodge for the Maharajas.

Hotel: Ranthambore Kothi, 2 nights

Day 6: Ranthambore National Park

Arise early and head into the Ranthambore National Park for an early morning game drive. Ranthambore National Park is home to many rare creatures including leopards, panthers, hyenas, marsh crocodiles and sloth bears. The park’s most popular resident and its star attraction is the elusive Bengal tiger. It is one of the only places in India where the incredible tiger can still be found in the wild. To increase your chances of seeing all of the magnificent animals at the park, you will embark on a second game drive in the afternoon.

Day 7: Ranthambore – Jaipur

Today, travel to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, known as the ‘Pink City’. In 1876, the reigning Maharaja ordered the entire city to be painted pink, the colour of hospitality, to celebrate a visit by Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales. The tradition has been followed by the residents of the old town, who are now obliged by law to maintain the pink colour. On arrival, check in to the Hilton Hotel in Jaipur. Your home for the next three nights, this modern upscale hotel is the perfect base for an afternoon of exploration.

Hotel: Hilton Hotel, 3 nights

Day 8: Jaipur

This morning embark on an exciting sightseeing tour of Jaipur. First, head to the grand City Palace, which is home to the current Maharaja of Jaipur. The ornate building was completed in 1728, and is now surrounded by high walls and fine gardens. Visit the early 18th-century Astronomical Observatory, a splendid complex featuring a number of early geometric devices for tracking locations of planets. Next, it’s off to the spectacular Palace of the Winds, an opulent red and pink sandstone building created for royal ladies to overlook the city without being seen. The afternoon is yours to spend at your leisure.

Day 9: Jaipur – Amber Fort

Today, head to the ancient village of Amer, to visit the remarkable Amber Fort. Located high on a hillside, the fort traditionally served as the royal stronghold, before Rajasthan’s capital relocated to Jaipur. After ascending to Amber Fort by Jeep, you are free to stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls. Bask in the incredible views of the fortifications on the surrounding mountains. The imposing exterior of the Amber Fort contrasts with its intricate and detailed interior. Many of the rooms have elaborately painted walls inlaid with decadent mirrors and precious stones. Afterwards, the rest of the afternoon is at leisure.

Day 10: Jaipur – Patan

Travel to the town of Patan after breakfast. On arrival in Patan you will be transferred by camel cart to the Patan Mahal Palace Hotel. Built around 1790, shortly after the battle of Badal-Mahal, the Patan Mahal Palace has been lovingly turned into a heritage hotel. As befitting visitors to a palace, you’ll receive a royal welcome when you reach the grounds and be decorated with flowers. This afternoon, enjoy a guided walking tour of Patan town, a wonderful opportunity to see life in an unspoilt rural Indian town. There is then the opportunity to continue to Badal Mahal, an 800-year old palace, where you can admire the stunning views of the town and the surrounding mountains. Be indulged with a gala Farewell Dinner on the grounds of the palace hotel, a fitting end to our Indian odyssey.

Hotel: Patan Mahal Palace Hotel

Day 11: Patan – Depart Delhi

This morning after breakfast, we bid farewell to Patan and drive to Delhi airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 20, 27$3,395.00$4,345.00
February: 10, 24$3,395.00$4,345.00
March: 09$3,395.00$4,345.00
March: 30$2,995.00$3,945.00
September: 14$2,995.00$3,945.00
October: 05, 19$3,395.00$4,345.00
November: 02, 09, 23$3,395.00$4,345.00
2021 Dates & Prices
January: 27$3,395.00Price on Application
February: 03, 24$3,395.00Price on Application
March: 06, 10, 17$3,395.00Price on Application
April: 14$2,995.00Price on Application
September: 15$2,995.00Price on Application
October: 06, 09, 13, 27$3,395.00Price on Application
November: 10, 20$3,395.00Price on Application
Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 9 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
Rail:Gatimaan Express: Delhi - Agra
Rail Ticket: Fatehpur Sikri - Sawai Madhopur
Accommodation: 10 nights accommodation
Guide:Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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