What's Included In Our Tours
As far as possible our tours are all inclusive with no hidden extras. What follows are those elements which are included in the tour price. The only extra items you will need to budget for include personal expenses such as international and internal flights, visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance and laundry.
Experienced Tour Managers
Our experienced tour managers and their assistants are selected for their travel knowledge and their linguistic and organisational abilities allowing you to relax and enjoy your rail cruise. We receive exceptional passenger comments about our Tour Managers and their aim is to ensure you enjoy every minute of your holiday.
Arrival and Departure Transfers
Arrival and departure transfers from the airport or rail station in Edinburgh are included.
Most travel will be on board our private charter of Belmond Royal Scotsman.
Overnights in luxury hotel accommodation is included where stated (Edinburgh and St.Ives).
Welcome and Farewell Dinners
Each tour begins with a Welcome Dinner, an ideal opportunity to get to know your fellow passengers; for the Tour Manager to brief you on the trip; and introduce you to the Golden Eagle Luxury Trains team. The Farewell Dinner is the perfect end to your adventure by private train where you can relive the journey and look ahead to future tours.
Route Guide, Itinerary and Information Pack
Our Tour Manager will organise a programme of briefings on the places we visit and, each evening, will issue a programme for the next day’s touring schedule.
Meals are included. Our departure features two uniquely designed Dining Cars where you can enjoy the excellent waiter-served food and wine. Several times during the tour we will also sample authentic local cuisine off the train.
Drinks with Meals
A generous drinks allowance, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, is included with meals on and off the train.
On Board Service
You can expect service which is attentive, friendly and unintrusive.
Guided Off-Train Excursions
The history and culture of the places we visit on our journey will come alive through our expert local guides.
On all the off–train excursions, to enhance your enjoyment and comprehension of the places you visit, you will be provided with a lightweight personal headset on which to listen to your tour guide as you take in the sights. So you do not need to worry about missing any of the interesting details on your excursions.
Porterage is included.
You will not have to worry about tipping on and off the train on your rail journey with Golden Eagle Luxury Trains as all gratuities are included in the tour price.