If you enjoy all things luxurious and are particularly inclined to luxury air travel, you will be glad to know that luxury train travel boasts many advantages over traditional luxury air travel such as gorgeous scenic views, less monotony, ample space, spacious amenities, comfortable sleeping areas and bathrooms.
There is no doubt that the plane is the fastest mode of transport out there, and it’s also true that a plane offers stunning panoramic views. Having said this, the amazing plane’s window views do not last long as they are often broken by the view of clouds, whereas on a train ride you can relish scenic views en route.
Luxury train travel has truly come a long way and its popularity is on the up-trend. If you’ve never had the pleasure to enjoy a luxury train ride and are wondering about the world’s most luxurious trains, below we have a list of the most popular luxury train tour operators in the world.
The Trans-Siberian Express is one of the largest and most famous luxury train operators in the world. A luxury ride on the Trans-Siberian Express means embarking on a journey spanning Russia and the Far East and crossing over several time zones.
India’s Palace on Wheels
India’s Palace on Wheels, is one of the world’s most luxurious trains and its renowned for its luxury coaches and amazing décor, which represent the opulent and rich heritage of India.
Luxury train rides do not come as fascinating and historic as the novelty British Pullman trains. British Pullman trains boast stunning vintage carriages that retain the grandeur and quaint art deco of early 1930s British trains.
Rocky Mountaineer is one of the most scenic and luxurious train rides in the world which journey takes you through the memorable Canadian Rockies while taking in stunning natural sights.
James Jones is a travel writer for My Travel Guide Posts.