Visit the different nations, see new cultures and learn new ways in the most fascinating suburbs around the world. There isn’t any other great way than sojourning in 5-star luxury in some of the world’s best luxury trains – Chugging along slowly as you Live like a King and see the beauty of the region while getting all your basic needs taken care getting pampered in state of the art amenities and comfort.Five of the most luxurious train trips that you can take while traveling in Asia.Take a look at this list of luxury train trips.
Stop at various sought after cities to explore the history of ancient structures as you completely sink into the regional culture & tradition there. Then, once again you are back in the ostentatious cars of the luxury train to ride to various destinations to explore a new place and different culture. From the European Venice Simplon Orient Express to the Asia’s leading luxury train – Maharajas Express, these are top 5 luxury train tours to ride on your next holiday.
- Golden Eagle
Popular for chugging a long some of the most amazing travel circuits for almost 3 decades, the Golden Eagle Luxury Trains 2018 – 2019 runs through countries like Central & Eastern Europe, Russia, central Asia, china, India, Mongolia and Iran. You may select country of your choice where guests explore some fascinating views and sites in a romantic room with first class clientele service. This rolling luxurious hotel has fine dining cabins, and inviting ambiance.
Embark on an impressive ‘highest railway journey’ Golden Eagle Shangri-La Express from China to Tibet. Visit ancient cities, see UNESCO World Heritage Sites and palaces, traverse along the Chinese wilderness landscape, and touch the Roof Of The World – Tibet. Supplementary oxygen would be there in case required as travelers will be going through the World’s Highest Railways – Tangula Pass at a height of 16,640 ft.
- Venice Simplon Orient Express
Fall in love once again with the rail networks as you travel between the most eye – catchy cities in Europe with the Venice Simplon Orient Express cars touted to be best in the world. The luxury tour not only takes you around the continent of Europe but lets guests enjoy the luxury and punctuality. The fine wood inside the coaches and great upholstery with antique fittings the interiors illustrate the style and get up of the retro traveling ages.
The convertible twin cabins enables guests to look out at the moving landscape in a relaxed yet grand seating with glossy fine upholstery and wooden paneling. At night, enjoy a welcoming cushioning and soft bedrooms reflecting true luxury with sufficient space around to relax. There are helpful stewards who are willing and courteous to assist travelers with their doubts/ help needed. With all of your cares looked after well all you have to do is romance the rail journey in pure comfort and luxury.
- Palace on Wheels
The luxurious sojourn on the pioneer of luxury travel in India – Palace on Wheels offers the best of Royal Rajasthan. Guests get to unearth the bygone era that Kings of the ancient times lived in whose culture and royalty is seen in the palaces they built and the people there. There are culture interaction extravagance to learn about the people of the region there.
Get entertained by the folk dance performances by local artistes that was once a way of entertainment for the Maharajahs. Go on guided sightseeing tours to check out a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and shop for souvenirs of various kids including leather goods, colorful footwear, vibrant fabrics, etc. – all that reflect the vibrant colors of Rajasthan.
The luxury train offers 7N/ 8D tour in complete luxury of air conditioned cabins with all amenities and en-suite washrooms with optional hot & cold running water. There is intercom, free Wi-Fi, international calling facility, a dedicated attendant for each carriage, laundry services and chargers available for guests in cabins.
Guests can admire the passing view of the landscape from the larger sized windows and great interiors done up to reflect the ambiance of Maharajahs of Yore. The guest carriages, fitness suite, 2 lavish on-board restaurants, and interiors of bar & lounge are done up with royal upholstery and furnishings. Travel for a week just like a King onboard the luxurious Palace on Wheels.
- Rovos Rail Pride of Africa
Offering guests the opportunity to enjoy the rich landscape and forestry of South Africa, the Rovos Rail Price Of Africa tour comfortably traverses between northern and southern routes through east and west across the regions of Pretoria and Cape Town. With a great blend of world class facilities for onboard travelers and the Golden Rail Route of the bygone era this is a journey that all the onboard travelers will remember forever.
The guest carriages have modern amenities including A/c, glossy wood paneling and feature period fixtures from Edwardian times. The guests cal select a suite style that is best for them from three various styles and luxury levels – royal, deluxe and Pullman. Suites have a personal safe as well as a writing area and a mini- bar stocked with alcoholic & non-alcoholic depending on the choice of traveler with around the clock room service and washrooms including all amenities and toiletries.
The royal suites feature a private lounge area and washrooms including shower cubicle and Victorian bath. Deluxe suites and Pullman Suites have washrooms including shower cubicle. There is a lounge side for Deluxe suites and sofa that becomes a comfortable twin/double bed during nighttime for sleeping. The common lounge area offers excellent view of the passing landscape while the regal dining cars offers mix of South African wines and serves delectable cuisine.
- Deccan Odyssey
This luxury train traverses through the western coastline of India – Maharashtra, Kolhapur, Goa, etc. to see the culture and traditions of authentic Maharashtra. There are performances to entertain guests, wildlife tours, spiritual tours to ancient caves that date back to 1st century, beaches, etc. There are six various sojourns of the Deccan Odyssey to take guests to different sought after destinations along the region.
The guest carriages are done up in opulence to reflect a premium 5-star hotel as guests get pampered with luxury inside. The restaurants in Maharashtra style – Peshawa I & Peshawa II serves tasty relishing international and traditional cuisine.
Facilities include a health spa on fitness suite, bar & sitting lounge for travelers to unwind, cabins with padded beds & en-suite washrooms with all facilities. The decor and furnishings and fixtures of the ostentatious interiors of Deccan Odyssey reflect the luxury and style in which the guests will travel.
Chug along amazing world destinations from any these 5 Luxury Train Trips You Should Take In Asia once in your life.