Only an avid traveler can understand the beauty and romance of a train ride. There is no other mode of travel that can be so romantic other than by train. And at the same time imagine a trip that is surrounded by luxury and traveling back in time while admiring some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. Most of the people in India prefer to travel by train, because it is cheap, but there are such trains in the world, whose travel is very expensive and full of luxury.
So let’s know about some of the most expensive train rides around the world:
Maharaja Express Luxury Train, India
As you step into the train, you will enter the era of kings and queens. Every part of this train is antique and full of royalty. It is a one of a kind royal mansion on wheels. Maharaja Express is India’s top luxury train, providing an amazing travel experience.
Venice Simplon Orient Express, Europe
The Venice Simplon Orient Express (VSOE) is counted among the most expensive train rides in the world. With this you can travel to major European destinations. Train offers 6 day/5 night tour packages between Paris-Istanbul and Istanbul-Venice. The train has 17 super stylish carriages, cabin suites and double cabins.
Royal Scotsman, UK
Operated by Orient-Express Hotels, the Royal Scotsman takes 8 days/7 nights to travel across the UK. Seats are limited in this luxury train and only 36 guests are allowed on the train at a time. So booking in advance is a must.
Africa’s Rovos Rail Pride, South Africa
This luxury train takes passengers from Cape Town to Cairo. This train runs between Pretoria and Cape Town every week and carries only 72 passengers. It is one of the most expensive train rides in the world offering accommodation in the Royal Suites, Deluxe Suites and Pullman Suites categories. All suites are replete with world-class amenities, spacious beds and beautiful bathrooms.
Palace on Wheels, India
Palace on Wheels is another luxury train in India. The train has luxurious bathrooms and sleeping facilities. The food served in it is incredible! There is no doubt that you will get a chance to taste the delicacies made for the kings during its ride.