Atmospheric journey on the most comfortable trains of the world
• Atmospheric travel by the most comfortable trains of the world
All inclusive, except personal butler. Contrary to many domestic bias, train travel can be quite enjoyable. Especially if you go on a journey on one of the most comfortable trains in the world.
Scotland: Belmond Royal Scotsman
This train as the "Royal Scot" - more than a means of transportation, rather - a luxury hotel on wheels. "Belmond Royal Scotsman" offers not just to get from one point to another with maximum comfort. passengers waiting for the tour: ruined castles, golf courses and factories for the production of whiskey. Tour price from $ 1350 per person.
All meals are included and are prepared to train: beef, wild salmon river, steam the mussels for lunch and exclusive delicacies for dinner. Each compartment has a private bathroom with a shower.
"Royal Scot" is able to take 36 passengers: 14 coupes, a twin, 2 coupe-double and 4 single compartment.
North America: Rocky Mountaineer
Since the 1990s, the train "Rocky Mountaineer" offers tourists travel route between Vancouver and Calgary. The ticket will cost $ 1325 for 4 days and 3 nights.
The journey follows the original route of the Canadian Pacific Railway. On this line of work, only private train with a luxurious service.
Dome train cars allow you to view the Canadian Rockies.
Switzerland: Glacier Express
"Glacier Express" - a panoramic high-speed train, carrying passengers on the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 2033 meters.
Express passes through two of the most famous ski resorts in Switzerland - St. Moritz and Zermatt. For seven and a half hours, it crosses 291 bridges and 91 calls in the tunnel.
Africa: The Blue Train
Way Express "Blue Train" runs from Cape Town to Pretoria. Established in the early 20's luxury line of different recognizable blue and gold carriages. Tour on this train will carry passengers in the past, during the colonial diamond rush.
The marble bathrooms, wooden desks, fireplaces and TV system with the ability to broadcast video from a camera mounted on the locomotive.
The ticket will cost $ 1670. Travel time - 2 days and 1 night.
Asia: Maharajas Express
The journey between Mumbai and Delhi are not cheap: $ 6840 for 8 days and 7 nights. Unless special conditions are necessary - Presidential Suite - $ 23,700.
"Maharajas Express" - is a 88-seat train with a five-star accommodation and service.
The train makes a stop for elephant polo games and visit the Taj Mahal.
There butlers working around the clock, a bar is always available, and a compartment decorated with tapestries and precious stones.
South America: Hiram Bingham
"Hiram Bingham" follows through Peru Inca city - Machu Picchu.
travel cost $ 743 for the round trip.
Europe: The Venice-Simplon Orient Express
"Orient Express" runs since 1883. Austrian Alps, Verona, Innsbruck, Venetian canals and charming French villages appear before the eyes of the passengers.
A ticket for 2 days and 1 night in a double room will cost $ 3,140. $ 9000 will be a journey of 6 days from Istanbul to Paris.
India: Palace on Wheels
"Palace on Wheels" ride passengers on the most famous places of interest to visit India. The train departs from New Delhi, and the trip takes seven days.
The cars recreated atmosphere of a bygone era.
The cost of travel to India in mobile mansion will cost from $ 770 per night per person. This price includes meals and excursions.
Luxury train "Palace on Wheels" previously intended for the personal use of the rulers.