World's best train trips

World’s best train trips

Eastern and Orient Express

Eastern and Orient Express

The Eastern and Orient Express train ride, running from Singapore to Bangkok, Thailand, is a 1,262 mile journey broken down into four days and three nights, with two stops/off train excursions at Penang Island and the River Kwai.

The Venice Simplon Orient Express

The Venice Simplon Orient Express

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For extreme luxury that evokes a bygone era, one can look no further than the Venice Simplon Orient Express.

The Trans-Siberia in Russia

The Trans-Siberia railway in Moscow, the world’s longest train ride with a record-setting 5787 miles in length, is considered to be a spectacular journey due to its epic length and sheer size of the continent which it traverses.

Palace on Wheels – India

The Palace on Wheels train journey through India is one of the most exotic rail journeys in the world, embarking the passenger on a royal adventure that is resplendent of the Maharajas era and past royal families of India.

Royal Scotsman – Scotland

The Royal Scotsman train ride is the world’s most expensive train ride per mile, and also one of the most decadent and exclusive (only 36 passengers are accommodated per train ride).

The Indian Pacific in Australia

The Indian Pacific is famous throughout the world for being one of the only train rides considered to be an an epic journey through an entire continent, rather than for its luxury.

Australia Great Pacific Orient Express

For those who wishing to have a less laid back train adventure, more varied and lush scenery, more tourist destinations, and a far more luxurious and comfortable travelling experience, the Australia Great Pacific Orient Express is one of the most luxurious and tourist destination oriented train journeys that one can take today.

Rovos Rail in Tanzania

The Rovos railway tour from Cape Town, South Africa to the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, also known as the Dar es Salaam route, is renowned for its unique and exotic African locale, its magnificent scenery and tours, its awesome sense of adventure, and the decadent luxury of its trains.

The Bernina Express Line Switzerland

The Bernina Express Line in Switzerland offers some of the most beautiful mountain scenery and scenic countryside views found among all train rides in the world, and especially in all of Europe.

Rocky Mountaineer – Canada

This world acclaimed, award winning, two day trip through the Canadian Rockies is one of the world’s classic rail journeys, offering first class luxury, awesome and breathtaking views of unique natural beauty, and an overall rail experience that ensures that the journey is as exhilarating and breathtaking as the scenery itself.

Date posted: 3rd May, 2016

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