Explorations of the Uncommon
Small Group Land Journeys
Join Captain’s Choice and a small group of your fellow travellers on an uncompromising exploration, forging new paths to enchanting experiences. And, as important as where we go, is how we get there: an assortment of transportation, including well-appointed trains and coaches, brings us nearer the rare and the remote than ever before. Everything has been considered and included on these journeys, accompanied by an experienced Tour Host Team.
Travel in a small group
Enjoy a more intimate experience as you travel in a group of around 30 guests. You and your fellow travellers will also be escorted by an expert Tour Manager and Tour Doctor at all times.
From North to South, East to West & Off the Beaten Path
Enjoy immersions in some of the world’s most extraordinary places. Join the few to have witnessed the astounding desert sculptures of Saudi Arabia. Be treated to a geisha performance in Kyoto. And admire epic alpine scenery as you traverse Switzerland by rail.
DESIGNED FOR DAILY DISCOVERIES
On these journeys, we don’t merely observe, we immerse ourselves in the daily life and customs intrinsic to the places we visit. Our local guides deliver us to the heart of each destination, ensuring an authentic experience.
Everything Has Been Considered & Included
Travel with absolute peace of mind knowing that every last detail has been considered. Our carefully crafted itineraries include accommodation, all dining and drinks, tipping and our valet luggage service, meaning you will always enjoy distraction-free discovery.
Rail Journeys to Inspire
Royal Scotsman, Scotland
Ride the Royal Scotsman on an exclusive charter through the Scottish Highlands. This iconic train brings you the best of remote Scotland, while offering traditional Scottish entertainment on board.
GoldenPass Line, Switzerland
Join Switzerland’s GoldenPass Line from Interlaken to Montreux. Wind through mountains covered with grassy meadows and the occasional alpine village, before arriving at Lake Geneva.
Join Rovos Rail for a journey across the awe-inspiring landscapes of Namibia and South Africa or for a spectacular journey across South Africa’s Highveld region. The Pride of Africa transports you back to the golden age of travel with its elegant interiors and attentive service.
Jungfrau Railway, Switzerland
Reach Europe’s highest railway station, Jungfraujoch, aboard the Jungfrau Railway. This enthralling Alpine journey peaks at an altitude of 3,454 metres, as you admire a boundless landscape of snow and ice.
Coastal Pacific, New Zealand
Take in spectacular views of New Zealand’s South Island from aboard the Coastal Pacific train. Gaze out your window for Pacific Ocean perspectives and be mesmerised by the idyllic patchwork fields gracing the Canterbury Plains.
Northern Explorer, New Zealand
Board the Northern Explorer train on New Zealand’s North Island for vistas of volcanic mountains and verdant beech forests. Depart amid the staggering beauty of Tongariro National Park and arrive in the harbour capital Wellington.
Glacier Express, Switzerland
Immerse yourself in the staggering Swiss Alps on a journey from Zermatt to St Moritz. The world’s slowest express, the Glacier Express train allows you to absorb the astounding alpine scenery at every stage.
Costa Verde Express
Join the Costa Verde Express across the Basque country of Northern Spain. Sit back in comfort as majestic chateaux and sun-drenched vineyards roll by whilst enjoying exemplary service and the finest refreshments. This train is as much a boutique hotel as it is a mode of transport.
Discover Explorations - Journeys by Train & Coach
Heart of Ancient Japan - 20 Mar 2023 & 2 Apr 2024
Namibia & South Africa by Private Plane & Rovos Rail - 11 May 2024
- Etosha National Park
- Rovos Rail
- Namib Desert
- Fish River Canyon
- Cape Town
An Enchanting Summer on Italian Lakes - 25 May 2023 & 23 May 2024
- Lake Como
- Lake Maggiore
- Orta San Giulio
Safaris & Spices of Sri Lanka - 14 Nov 2023
- Nuwara Eliya
- Yala National Park
Royal Scotsman & Remote British Isles - 27 May 2024
- Scottish Highlands
- Isles of Scilly
- St Kilda
- Vestmannaeyjar Islands
Culinary Treasures & Culture of France & Spain by Rail - 27 Apr 2024
- San Sebastian
- San Feliz
Ultimate New Zealand Scenes - 15 Apr 2023
- Waiheke Island
- Tongariro National Park
- Franz Josef Glacier
- Milford Sound
Desert Sands & Monuments of Saudi Arabia - 27 Sep, 4 Oct 2023 & 4 Sep 2024
- Wadi Dissah
Ancient & Holy Lands - 6, 13 Oct 2023 & 13 Sep 2024
- Wadi Rum
- The Dead Sea
- Rosh Pina
- The Sea Of Galilee
- Tel Aviv
Alpine Ascent of Switzerland & Italy - 11 June 2023 & 9 June 2024
- St Moritz
Castles, Cuisine & Customs of Japan - 12 Oct 2023
Royal Scotsman & Remote British Isles - 7 May 2023
- Scottish Highlands
- Isles of Scilly
- St Kilda
- Fair Isle
- Farne Islands