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Top 5: Luxury Train Rides Around the World

by Eugenia Lazaris

Feb 28, 2020

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See Scotland from the windows of The Jacobite steam train, which runs 83 miles from Fort William to Mallaig through the Highland’s beautiful countryside and coasts. Harry Potter fans will recognize the Glenfinnan viaduct, made famous by the films.

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The Golden Eagle Trans-Mongolian Express

The Golden Eagle Trans-Mongolian Express is a 13-day experience that takes travelers on the voyage of a lifetime from Moscow to Ulaan Baatar in Mongolia. The trip makes several stops along the way and passes through some of the world’s most remote wilderness. The journey culminates at Ulaan Baatar’s Naddam Festival, which celebrates the nomadic culture of Mongolia’s indigenous peoples.


The Maharaja ExpressThe Maharaja’s Express takes passengers on seven-day adventures through India with stops at some of the most notable tourist attractions along the way. During the voyage, passengers are treated like royalty and get an up-close look at the opulent lifestyle of a maharaja. No detail is forgotten and every indulgence is catered to.


Rovos Rail
South Africa’s Rovos Rail offers numerous train voyages that explore the continent. Travelers can even charter private trains to celebrate special events and customize vacations. Lavish train cars and suites attended to by dedicated staff that make every guest feel like they are the only passengers that matter. Routes travel through beautiful wilderness and make stops at wildlife reserves for big game sightings.


Venice Simplon Orient Express
The Venice Simplon Orient Express invokes the luxury of a bygone era. This vintage train offers London to Venice, Paris or Verona routes. Passengers are treated to world-class dining, first-class service and stunning views of some of Europe’s most beautiful scenery.


Highland Express
No list of train rides would be complete without at least a mention of the Highland Express, which takes passengers on a breathtaking journey through the highlands of Scotland. The passage will look familiar to fans of the Harry Potter movies as this train route was used for the Hogwarts Express scenes. While not one of the most luxurious train experiences available, this route is worth it for the sheer beauty of the passage.


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