What makes a Journey Memorable? The company, Destination etc. We never think that the Mode of Transportation can give us any memories, but we are wrong. We have got some amazing Luxurious trains, which take us back in a different era. It gives us an art of rediscovering the travel. Travelling via train gives you an opportunity to explore the countryside beauty. There are more than 25 Luxurious trains in the World, from which TraBeauLi brings you most “Luxurious Train in the world”
Travelling in any of these Luxurious trains will give you a lifetime experience.
1. Golden Eagle Luxury Trains-
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It runs between Moscow to Vladivostok. It offers a great value of Luxury with three class of accommodation Imperial Suite, Golden, and Silver. It has two Dining cars and a Lounge car. For Imperial and Golden class the drinks are complimentary, but for Silver class, you need to pay for it. All three classes have different facilities, but the private bathroom, Audio player; Individual A/C is included in all.
Cost of Ticket: – More than $15,000 (Silver Class) for double occupancy
Journey: – Moscow, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Ulan Ude, Ulaan Baatar, Vladivostok, and Khabarovsk.
2. Blue Train: –
The origin of the Blue Train was to make a dream live. A dream to link Africa’s vast south to north that captures the beauty of mountain ranges, desert landscapes, and wildlife. It is like a five star (5*) “hotel- on – wheels”. It runs 8 times a month between Pretoria and Cape Town. There are two Blue Trains in the operation, one runs south and one runs north. It offers Butler service, has two lounge cars, suite with full sized bathtub.
Cost of Ticket: – $976 per person
Journey: – Pretoria, Kimberley, Capetown (On southbound trip)
3. Rovos Rail: –
It is a private railway company operating in Capital Park Station, Pretoria. It is a Slower and Chiller version of the Blue Train. There are three types of suites: – Pullman suite, Deluxe suite and Royal suite. Modern conveniences and comforts are available in the Suite with 24- hour room service. All suites have Shower, sink, and toilet attached.
Cost of Ticket: – 13,600 rands for double occupancy
Journey: – Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, Victoria Falls, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Swakopmund (Namibia)
4. Maharajas’ Express: –
A luxury custom built train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. It has been voted as “The World’s Leading Luxury Train” five times in a row, which makes it the most expensive luxury train in the World. The 14 guest carriages include Deluxe cabins, Junior suite, a Lavish presidential suite which can accommodate around 88 guests. The two onboard restaurants “Mayur Mahal” and “Rang Mahal” give the treat to taste buds of the guests. It has a lounge bar named “ The Rajah Club” and a thematic bar named “ Safari Bar”.
Cost of Ticket: – $6,840 for double occupancy
Maharaja Express Train Route: – New Delhi, Aurangabad, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Lucknow
5. Seven Stars in Kyushu
With the name of the train, Sever stars. We come to know that it has got 7 carriages with 14 suites in it. It is the country’s (Japan) most luxurious train. You can experience the Japanese engineering in it with gorgeous wood and fabric. It is a deluxe sleeping car excursion train. It allows travelers to enjoy the scenic beauty. It is not just a train, but a fusion of Japanese and Western artistry.
Cost of Ticket: – 6,55,000 yen per person
Journey: – Hakata, Yufuin, Miyazaki, Kagoshima.
6. Palace on Wheels: –
The first Indian luxury train and voted as World’s 4th Best luxury train. It was launched in order to promote tourism in Rajasthan. There are 14 salons and each highlight the cultural ethos of the state. This train has won the PATA Gold Award. The two Maharaja and Maharani Restaurants onboard serve delicious table meal to delight the customers. This train offers a Royal experience.
Cost of Ticket: – $410 per person on triple sharing
Journey: – Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, Agra
7. The Ghan: –
An Australian passenger train service, whose previous nickname was “The Afghan Express”. It travels through Adelaide to Darwin. Its classes are categorized into three: Platinum, Gold and Red. All three classes have got some different services in them. It allows passengers to enjoy the panoramic view through its large windows. Passengers can also enjoy Upscale dining in Queen Adelaide Restaurant.
Cost of Ticket: – Between $700 & $2000
Journey: – Adelaide, Alice Springs, Darwin
So, with these Luxurious Trains, you can enjoy a Lifetime experience. Though they are not cheap, but worth it.
So, start saving and do enjoy a trip in them once.