29 February 2024

The 6 Top Luxury Trains in the World

With a large variety of luxury trains available to explore the world, the choices may seem overwhelming. 

Although some people choose to focus solely on the destination, the train can play an essential role in the journey. 

No matter if you are looking for something vintage or something a little more modern, keep reading to discover some of the top luxury trains located around the world.

The Belmond Andean Explorer

Located in the beautiful country of Peru, The Belmond Andean Explorer is a modern dream. 

As the train weaves through the Andean landscapes, passengers are treated to a visual feast of snow-capped mountains, ancient ruins, and charming villages. The observation car, with its open-air deck, allows guests to immerse themselves in the natural beauty while enjoying fresh mountain air.

The train also offers unique excursions, allowing passengers to explore iconic landmarks such as Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon. Cultural experiences and interactions with local communities further enrich the journey, providing a deeper connection to the heart of Peru.

With a stunning royal blue and white exterior and insides designed by Inge Moore from The Gallery in London, this train is as luxurious as it comes. 

The furniture inside is nothing less than exquisite, containing spacious private cabins with oversized headboards.

The Maharajas' Express

If you have ever wanted to go to India, the Maharajas' Express might be for you. 

Not only is the train reminiscent of a fairytale with its golden interior and features such as private butlers and fine dining, but it also takes you to extravagant places. 

From magnificent palaces to lively markets, this luxury train lets you explore all of the best parts of India while living in comfort.

The Ghan

Australia is known for having various wonders, from the Great Barrier Reef to the glistening Darwin beaches. 

The only problem is that many of these places are thousands of miles apart, which is where The Ghan comes in. 

The Ghan lets you travel in luxury while bridging the gap between some of Australia's most iconic locations. 

With all-inclusive gourmet dining and upgradeable private cabins, this train will let you see the best parts of Australia in comfort.

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Visiting some of the best spots in Europe is a lot easier when you have the Venice Simplon-Orient to take you on your journey. 

With decorations reminiscent of the dreamy 1920s, this train allows you to escape into the charming countries of France, Italy, and Turkey.

The Rocky Mountaineer

Found in Canada's Rockies, this luxury rail features a stunning backdrop of snowy mountains, fresh-water Lakes, and twisting rivers. 

Inside, things are made for comfort, with complimentary snacks and drinks provided to all guests. 

Make sure you upgrade your journey to the Gold Leaf Car for unobstructed views of waterfalls and wildlife. 

The Rovos Rail

Step aboard the vintage wood-panelled coaches and sit back as some of the most varied scenery imaginable unfolds beyond the windows. With discreet and friendly service, top cuisine and a selection of South Africa’s finest wines, Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era encompassing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration.

The Pride of Africa, an epic 16-day journey travels across the vast continent, starting from South Africa, traversing Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and arriving in Tanzania, is a must for the bucket list.

You deserve to take a trip that fits your needs. 

Contact me today for help figuring out which luxury rail line will best help you explore the world and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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