It is with great pleasure that we present to you what we have in store for 2015 and beyond. More private trains in more countries than ever before.  In addition to the programs that have proven to be so strong and popular over the years, new, refreshing, and daring itineraries have been added. And for cruises: The former Song of Flower in Greenland/Iceland, boutique boats in Laos on the Mekong, and Sweden’s Gota Canal.

Please peruse the easy to read listing and contact us on 855 702 4986 (toll free) or 917 282 2305 (cell and text) or bj@greatdanejourneys.com (email).  Open 9-6 in New York state.

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ZarenGold by Lernidee.   The Trans Siberian Rail Journey

12 departures May-Sep between Moscow and Beijing via Mongolia and carrying only 196 passengers, this is a proven winner. 15 or 16 days.

Brochure available.  Website: http://www.transsiberian-travel.com

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The Silk Road by Lernidee.  11 or 14 day incredible train itineraries.

Uzbekistan only or include Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.  Old and thriving cultures steeped in history.  See how oriental carpet are made and dine in a private home.  The architecture is incredible!

Brochure available.  Website:  Silk Road website

 

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Rovos – Africa’s only deluxe train roaming southeastern Africa

The largest and most luxurious trains Africa has to offer will take you into Namibia, the Victoria Falls, touring within S. Africa and even to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.  

Brochures available. Website: http://www.rovos.com/

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Ocean Diamond extensive Iceland & Greenland’s west coast cruises

For the first time this 220 passenger adventure ship will cruise around Iceland calling on small and interesting settlements.  Likewise Greenland’s west coast will be explored with the long Kangarlussuaq Fjord being one of the highlights.  A local operation with crew and staff

that know their countries.

                                                        Brochures available.  Website: http://www.icelandprocruises.com/

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Persia by Lernidee.  Across Turkey and deep into Iran by private train

Our second year of exposing this exotic country to the curios and experienced traveler.  Cappadocia’s mysteries and Persepolis’ treasurers, not to mention Isfahan and seven UNESCO sites.

Only two 14 day departures in 2015.

Brochure available.  Website: Persia

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Golden Eagle Luxury Trains in Asia and now also in Europe

The Trans Siberian journey connects Moscow and Vladivostok during an incredible 15 day journey in good size compartments and suites.  It is also available during the winter months.

The Silk Road from Moscow to Beijing via Central Asia is a 4,000 miles 21 day journey with a great view of western China.

New itineraries include Central Europe w/ Transylvania, the Balkan

Odyssey, Treasures of Eastern Europe, and even Persia.

Brochure available.  www.http://www.goldeneagleluxurytrains.com/

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Jewel of the Desert – African Explorer – S. Africa & Namibia by train

14 day journey Windhoek – Cape Town or v.v.  A true safari train offering

more options to experience the flora and fauna of these unique lands than any other similar tours.

Brochure available.  Website:  S. Africa & Namibia

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Safari Trains by Shongololo Express in Southern Africa incl Tanzania

Whether it is Victoria Falls, the Kruger Game Park, helicopter rides, rare birds, or the exposure to the real life in the country, Shongololo has it all.  Four itineraries are marketed and many options as well.

Brochures available.  Website: http://www.shongololo.com

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Laos’ Mekong River by 28 – 32 passenger boutique ships

The Golden Triangle, Luang Prabang, and delightful cruises on the Thai/Laos border makes this an ideal relaxed and educational vacation.

Brochures available.  Website:  http://www.cruisemekong.com/

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Sweden’s Gota Canal cruises connecting the two coasts, s l o w l y!

The oldest and most unique cruise offered in Europe today.  This is done in typical Swedish style with Stockholm and Gothenburg  being included.  4 or 6 days across this beautiful country is not to be missed.

Brochures available.  Website: http://www.stromma.se/en/Gota-Canal/

Please peruse these listings and contact us on 855 702 4986 (toll free) or 917 282 2305 (cell and text) or bj@greatdanejourneys.com (email).  Open 9-6 in New York state.

With kind regards, Bjarne “BJ” Mikkelsen, The Cruise Broker, Inc.