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SJR NEWSLETTER

Fri 26 February 2024

- New issue is available now 

EASTERN & ORIENTAL EXPRESS

 Fri 27 Sep - Fri 4 October 2024

- New tour - BOOK NOW 

JAPAN BY RAIL AUTUMN 2024

Sun 6 Oct - Tue 29 Oct 2024

- Popular tour - BOOK NOW 

CHERRY BLOSSOMS - JAPAN 2025

Wed 19 Mar - Thu 10 April 2025

- New tour - BOOK NOW 

Welcome,  welcome back.

If you are new to St James Rail (SJR) - welcome.

To our regular SJR travellers - welcome back.

 

St James Rail specialise in personalised, escorted tours, across Australia and around the world - we’ve been looking after people for more than 40 years as we explore the world by rail.

 

We are very proud that our tours are researched, planned and led by us - Takako Ishige and Owen Johnstone-Donnet - who are you personal contacts and tour leaders from the first email or phone call, until the end of the tour.  

 

Featuring Tours

ANZAC SOUTHERN AURORA 2024

Combine the comfort and elegance of rail travel in lounge, dining and sleeping cars of the Southern Aurora, with the opportunity to experience the fine food, wines and scenery of regional NSW. Explore and taste gourmet foods and wines of the Upper Hunter and Central West, as well as the scenery of the Hawkesbury River, Capertee Valley and Blue Mountains – highlights include a Hawkesbury River luncheon cruise; Hunter Valley Gardens or winery visit;; Hillside Harvest breakfast on the slopes of Mt Canobolas; Anzac Day morning and luncheon in Mudgee; and Capertee Valley scenery.

Date: Sun 21 – Thu 25 Apr 2024

AUTUMN COLOUR & FESTIVALS in JAPAN 

Join us for one of our new Autumn Colours tour to Japan – a twenty-three day to experience autumn colours and seasonal festivals on the Japanese islands of Honshu, Hokkaido and Shikoku. The tour begins with the famous autumn festival in Takayama. As well as autumn colours in nature - the tour has a special focus on experiencing the culture, art and regional foods of Japan. Enjoy five nights in lovely hot spring resorts; travel first class on the high speed 'Shinkansen' trains; explore the rich culture and history of the country, with gardens, famed textiles, art etc. 

Date: Sunday 6 October – Tuesday 29 October 2024

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