Travel the world! Did that statement excite you? Though life is a journey, there is still much to explore and make happen in our limited time on this earth. It’s best to go to different places in the world and gain cherishable experiences. Moreover, every world destination has its rich luxurious past, so, why not experience it in the most royal way possible? Rediscover some of the most enchanting places around the world with the art of elegant traveling in the following top 5 luxury trains in the world:
Venice-Simplon Orient Express, Europe
Mark your journey from beautiful Paris to gorgeous Istanbul in one of most incredible trains in the world. Experience stepping into the elegance of the early 18th century with the surrounding exquisite ancient décor art. Eat some of the best delicacies in any of the three dining-cars while sitting comfortable armchair seats complemented by the unsurpassable personal service. There is endless music, merry-making and full-fledged entertainment for the passengers in the bar car of the train. You can also get souvenirs for your loved ones from a small shop on board.
Rovos Rail, Africa
Begin an unforgettable journey from the Edwardian-styled departure room and spent some of the best life moments while traveling in the luxurious Rovos Rail. Experience the grandeur of Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, Victoria Falls, Dar es Salaam and Swakopmund with all the modern conveniences. From 24-hour room service to devouring food delicacies with the freshest of the ingredients, everything here is extraordinary. Go back in time while noticing the incredible interiors and classic wood paneling in the opulent Royal suites, Deluxe suites, and Pullman suites in the train. You can always suit yourself with the spectacular scenic beauty of the natural landscapes.
Rocky Mountaineer, Canada
Visit one of the friendliest countries in the world with first-class hospitality and over-the-top luxury and comfort in the Rocky Mountaineer. You can choose any of the 4 routes – the GoldLeaf Service, SilverLeaf Service, or RedLeaf Service and Whistler – this train travel provides you one of the most dreamy journeys possible. The GoldLeaf Service provides luxe accommodation, exclusive dining room, piping hot meals, complimentary beverages and snacks mark this service as the most popular. With SilverLeaf Service, you can enjoy the natural scenery through the windows of the custom-designed, single level glass dome coach.
Get delicious gourmet servings and excellent food service right at your seat during breakfast and lunch. Along with this, you also get complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Even the RedLeaf Service is special with its live commentary by Host and guests enjoying delish meals comfortably. The Whistler Service is an unforgettable rail experience with the access to Heritage Observation Car and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages at breakfast or afternoon snack.
Maharajas Express, India
Voted as “The World’s Leading Luxury Train” at The World Travel Awards, 2012, The Maharaja Train will weave one of the most unbelievable train journeys for you. Don’t be worried about space as the train has 14 guest carriages which are categorized as 20 Deluxe Cabins, 18 Junior Suites, 4 Suites and a lavish Presidential Suite. It can accommodate 88 guests and provide world-class dining facilities, service, and off-train excursion program.
Tickle your taste buds with lip-smacking food at the divine restaurants “Mayur Mahal” and “Rang Mahal”. Enjoy your leisure time at ‘The Rajah Club’, a lounge bar or the ‘Safari Bar’, a thematic bar with the finest range of spirits and wines.
Golden Eagle Trans Siberian Express, Russia
Spend an exotic time on this luxury train that connects east and west Moscow over the Urals. Feel like a part of the magnificent and endless steppe or the shore of the largest freshwater lake in the world while traveling. There are two restaurants that can accommodate up to 64 guests. Enjoy elaborate lighting at the and the classic woodwork at the Gold restaurant car and soft shades of cream and white at the White restaurant car. It also features the Ornate Bar Car which is for the social exchange among the guests.
Hope this helps you plan your next happening luxury-filled journey.