THE MOST LUXURIOUS TRAIN JOURNEYS IN THE WORLD (PART 3)

7. The Belmond Royal Scotsman train: journey from Scottish Highlands.

Nothing can be compared with a unique journey oversea from Belmond Royal Scotsman to the countryside of Scottish. During this journey, passenger can enjoy the very fresh atmosphere of the Downtown Abbey.

There are a lot of round trips from Edinburgh for passengers to choose, which usually last between two and seven days. Before, there used to be a classic four-night voyage that brought them to the Scottish Highlands.

Going back to The Belmond Royal Scotsman, it allows passenger to experience many distilleries and excursions of the ancient castles. This train is said to be the UK’s only luxury sleeper train, whose bar area has a collection of more than 50 kinds of whisky.

If you are wondering when is the best time of the year to sit on the train, then the answer is in fall. Not only can you enjoy the best weather but it’s also the ideal time when Scottish meadows are totally covered with the purples of wild heather.

Price from: $3,917 / per person

8. The Canadian journey: from Toronto to Vancouver

The Canadian journey takes passengers around days on a trip through 4,466 km. Sitting on the train, passengers have the very rare chance in life to enjoy such beautiful scenery on the way through exciting cites between Toronto and Vancouver.

The last year, the train was completely equipped with 13 deluxe swanky bedrooms and gourmet meals and turns itself to be a standard train in the country. Especially, each room has its own luxury shower room, washroom and a minibar with all free drink and alcohol. What’s more, this is also the only train in North America to be equipped with double beds instead of those normal kinds (single, upper and lower). So, this will be a very suitable place for young couple to enjoy their honey moon as an extraordinary experience.

Moreover, passengers on the train can also enjoy a variety of home entertainment such as flat-screen TV, wireless internet and so on.

Price: From $2,891 / person

9. The Maharajas’ Express journey: from Delhi to Mumbai

This journey was named “the Orient Express of the Orient,” since it is the first and only one that is evaluated as luxury train market. It is about a three-night journey that give passengers the most enjoyable moment when exposing themselves to what is called the most nature of Maharajas. However, passengers also need to bear some hidden extras such as camera and video fees or even for charging battery.

The decoration inside reflects those golden days of the Raj when Maharajas first traveled to and pomp in ostentatious carriages.

These designs recently have been on renovation but still stick to the spirit of the era with gin and tonic sundowners. Sitting on the train, passengers can not only enjoy the nature to the fullest, but also can emerge themselves to the chance to chat with many royal families from Europe.

Price: from $3,850 / person

 

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