Discover Iran by Private Luxury Train

Celebrating our fifth year of operating private rail journeys in this remarkable country, we hope that you can join us in 2018 to explore the ancient treasures, striking beauty and warm hospitality that Iran has to offer, aboard our 5-star luxury train, the Golden Eagle.

Choose from two extraordinary journeys; the Heart of Persia – a 14-day round tour from Tehran, exploring Iran’s incredible landscapes and UNESCO-honoured sites, or the Persian Odyssey – an 18-day tour from Moscow to Tehran, combining some of the charming cities along the fabled Silk Road route with the remarkable sites of ancient Persia.

Heart of Persia:

April 8 - 21, 2018 & October 18 - 31, 2018

Heart of Persia

Persian Odyssey:

October 28 – November 14, 2018 & March 17 - April 3, 2019

Persian Odyssey

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