Luxury Train Suites around the World
If you want to have a glimpse of a country’s people, and their culture and traditions, you need to travel in that country’s trains. Journey in a luxury train suite is a wonderful experience.
Here is some amazing luxury train suites around the world:
Rovos Rail, South Africa
The most popular itinerary of the seven African itineraries on a Rovos train is between Pretoria and Cape Town. The wood-paneled locomotives of this train take you to the Big Hold and Diamond Mine Museum at Kimberly.
Venice-Simplon Orient Express, Europe
In this amazing train, you can expect Lalique glass and wood paneling to accompany your four-course dinners. This popular express train takes you on a journey from London to Venice, via Paris.
The Ghan, Australia
This train covers the 1,861 miles distance between Adelaide and Darwin in 54 hours. Its luxurious cabins have double beds, lounge chairs, en-suite wash basins, showers and lavatories.
The Eastern and Oriental, South-East Asia
The carriages of this beautiful train are painted emerald green and ivory. Its interiors are inspired by the 1932 movie “Shanghai Express.” The route’s highlight is the Kwai River Bridge, the original of which was destroyed by Allied bombing.
The Canadian, Canada
The 2,792 mile trip between Toronto and Vancouver is best made on the wonderful Canadian, a silver, mid-20th-century style vehicle with attentive uniformed staff that goes with the atmosphere of trains of a bygone era.
The Blue Train, South Africa
This amazing train travels both directions between Cape Town and Pretoria. It passes through vast expanses of South Africa. Aboard the trains, you will find luxury doubles, with bathrooms.
Iran on the Danube Express, Europe and the Middle East
This is the first European train ever to be allowed to enter Iran. Travelers on the Golden Eagle Danube Express’ Jewel of Persia trip will depart from Budapest in Hungary before traveling through Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey.
The Maharajas’ Express, India
This luxury train offers you a great opportunity to experience India. Many World Heritage Sites can be found in its route. The train provides opulent surroundings. Deluxe cabins have en-suite bathrooms. Attendants in traditional attire treat you like royalty.
The Royal Scotsman, Scotland
This luxurious train enables you to enjoy the glorious Scottish scenery form the tweed-filled observation car. You can relish warm pigeon salad, spiced roast halibut, fresh mussels and many other regional specialties. You can also choose from a good selection of fine whiskeys. All bedrooms have a private bathroom with shower, washbasin, toilet, constant hot water supply, high quality toiletries and fresh towels.
Trans-Siberian Railway, Moscow to Beijing, via Mongolia
It takes seven days to complete this memorable journey. During this journey, you will pass by vast forests of silver, pine, fir, larch and birch. You will also see small villages that are nestled in these forests. The train’s plush Bolshoi platinum two-berth suite offers shower and toilet, spacious sitting area, wardrobe, hair dryer, bath robes and slippers.
The journey on any of the above-mentioned luxury trains is sure to be etched in your memory for a long time.