Lernidee Trains & Cruises
Asia - Africa - Europe


Lernidee Trains & Cruises organises extraordinary trips to fascinating locations. Europe’s most creative organiser of train journeys and charter cruises. With 30 years of experience to call upon, Lernidee books unusual travel itineraries around the entire globe. Discovering unknown corners of paradise or rediscovering classic destinations with a high level of comfort, authenticity, individualization and uniqueness is the philosophy. Cruises on trains and small ships are the most comfortable way to travel through distant lands. Exciting excursions offer authentic encounters and bring you to places of remarkable interest. Entertaining talks about history and daily life enhance your sightseeing with useful knowledge and culinary specialties whet your appetite for the distinctive flavours of exotic cultures.

Private train journeys acquaint you with legendary and sometimes forgotten railways, including the Trans-Siberian Railway aboard the Tsar’s Gold private train, the Turkish section of the historical Baghdad Railway, the legendary Silk Road, or a trip through Namibia with the African Explorer. On unique chartered ship cruises you travel aboard a boutique vessel along the Mekong River, Asia’s longest river.

Countries of Operation

Russia, Mongolia, China, Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan), Europe (Spain, Portugal, Eastern Europe), South Africa, Namibia, Indochina, Brazil, Peru, Worldwide.

Services & activities
Personalized itineraries for individual travellers, groups and families, as well as special interest groups Competent and creative team
Opportunities to discover routes and destinations off the beaten track Authentic experiences and encounters
Journeys organised by an experienced tour operator with an eye for details Personalised attention, planning, and supervision
Meet and greet service Tour director, permanent group guides and local guides – all qualified and multilingual
International departures, sometimes up to 20 nationalities on board Flexible programmes, can be adapted
Must see, must do
Some Exclusive journeys