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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Discover Iran by Private Luxury Train

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Danube Express 2018

Order a new 2018 brochure today

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Video highlights of Golden Eagle Event

Celebrating 10 Years of the Golden Eagle train at the RGS

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Visa information guide

Everything you need to know about your upcoming trip

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Why travel to Iran?

New Heart of Persia video

From stunning architecture to ancient ruins, Iran is a country with a rich and fascinating history.<...

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New Year's 2017

Celebrate on board the Danube Express

Introducing a brand new tour exclusive to New Year's 2017. Experience the heart of Central Europe du...

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New Superior Deluxe cabins unveiled

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Guest astronomer announcement

Introducing Professor Don Kurtz

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The Great Wall of China

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, The Great Wall of China, is undoubtedly one of the wo...

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New Customer Testimonial

Winter Wonderland

We have the pleasure of sharing a testimonial from our recent guests, Anni and Scott Stoddart, from ...

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Iran's 21 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

New - The Ancient City of Yazd

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