Experience Wales!

Scenic Wales with Steam Train Experience

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8 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

Discover Wales by train!

Explore Wales by car and train! You'll travel the country on this 8-night trip, experiencing the countryside by car and by steam train. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, round-trip train rides, and more as you discover all that Wales has to offer!

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Cardiff (CWL)
  • Manual rental car for the duration of your trip – upgrade to automatic available
  • 1 night in Cardiff at the Cardiff Coal Exchange Hotel, or similar
  • 2 nights in Brecon Beacons at the Brecon Castle Hotel, or similar
  • Brecon Mountain Railway round-trip journey
  • Bala Lake Railway round-trip journey
  • 2 nights in Caernafron at the Celtic Royal Hotel, or similar
  • Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway round-trip journey
  • Snowdon Mountain Railway journey
  • 1 night in Aberystwyth (Mid-Wales) at the Nanteos Mansion or similar
  • Vale of Rheidol Railway round-trip journey
  • 2 nights in Cardiff Coal Exchange Hotel, or similar
  • Breakfast Daily

*Please note: The rail journey experiences within this package operate like day tours (departing from and returning to the same place).  Transportation between cities is done with your included rental car. 

Great Ways to Explore
  • Explore the beautiful Welsh countryside, capital city, and so much more.

  • History lovers rejoice as you learn about the culture and history of Wales.

  • Long drives and scenic train rides are complimented by the opportunity to hike and sightsee on foot!

  • Enjoy comfortable and welcoming accommodations throughout your trip.

  • Discover Welsh history, culture, food, and geography!

Package Overview

This 8-night itinerary takes you through Wales via road and rail. Fly into Cardiff, pick up your rental car, and let the adventure begin!

Spend your first night in Cardiff relaxing and resting up for your trip. You'll start your journey with a drive from Cardiff to Brecon Beacons National Park, where you'll stay for two nights. Then, take a trip on the Brecon Mountain Railway; the first rail adventure of your vacation. This scenic route runs through the Brecon Beacons. Spend your remaining free time exploring the National Park!

Spend two nights in Caernarfon while you explore Snowdonia National Park and take a trip on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highlands Railway. From there, you'll drive to Aberystwyth. Stop en route to take a ride on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, which will take you to Mount Snowdon-- the highest peak in England and Wales! You'll spend one night in Aberystwyth before continuing back to Cardiff.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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