Four Lavish Train Excursions You’ll Never ForgetJuly 15, 2013
We all dreamed of taking the train somewhere when we were kids, but nobody wants to be crammed into a train when an airplane or car usually travels faster. However, with some train vacations, you can enjoy complete luxury, while traveling leisurely.
The Royal Scotsman
The most expensive train ride on the planet will run just over $6,500 for a four-day trip. As you travel on The Royal Scotsman through Dundee, Dalwhinnie, Perth and Aberdeen, you can sip on free Scotch and enjoy plenty of great food. The elegant comfort found on this train provides the peace you’re looking for as you sip coffee and enjoy the view of the mountaintops.
Palace on Wheels
For just under $2,400, you can take an all-inclusive trip from Delhi to Rajasthan in a train with an interior that looks much like an old luxury room. Cabins feature many luxuries including a well-stocked bar, personalized services and so much more. You can dine in two dining cars and enjoy feeling like royalty as you travel.
Travel from London to Venice to Rome to Budapest and finally to Prague on this lavish train. A six-day, five-night trip start at just over $5,600 and provides luxury cabins and beautiful views. Vintage cabins provide plenty of lavish features and the fine dining cars are perfect for those looking for the pampered experience.
Have you ever wanted to see the glaciers, but you don’t want to freeze while sightseeing? The Alaska Railroad offers a five-day tour for $2,000 allowing you to enjoy the beautiful view from the comfort of this luxurious train. With an older style full of beautiful furniture, this train will make you feel like you’ve stepped into the past. The staff will treat you like royalty as you travel through the glaciers of Alaska.