These Are The Most Expensive And Luxurious Train Journeys In The World
When we think of traveling we think of flights. Why not? They are faster, easier to book but have you ever looked at an airport? They are busy and filled with people going everywhere. Have you ever thought of trains when you thought of traveling?
Of course not but after you see this list you will. Trains still journey across countries but nowadays they are fitted with all the amenities you will require to journey in comfort and luxury. These are some of the most expensive and luxurious train journeys you can have in 2019.
1Costa Verde Express
If you want to travel through Spain in style and luxury you have to look no further than the Costa Verde Express. It is known to have a distant style that will teleport you back to the glamour of the 1920s. It is luxurious, spacious and you will never face any problem will all its modern amenities. You will have to pay $2029.85 to travel in it. The train goes from Bilbao and Gijon.
2Belmond Hiram Bingham
Let’s say you want something cheaper like under a grand per person, you can try the Belmond Hiram Bingham. This too takes hints from the glam of the 1920s with its rustic armchairs and décor. The beautiful interiors of the carriages are made of polished wood. The coaches try to give the passenger a glimpse of a time gone by with its décor, style, and use of fabrics.
3It is quite famous
Even though this is still an expensive ride costing around $990, it is still one of the less expensive options out there. It is a once in a lifetime journey to take on a train like this. The journey takes the passengers through the lush Peruvian forests. It is named after the explorer who discovered Machu Picchu. The journey is unfortunately short at just 4 hours.
In 2019, The Ghan marked its 90 years of outback crossings since its start in 1929. It continues on the same line from Adelaide to Darwin and vice versa. Onboard you will find elegant dining and fine amenities like you would in a world-class five-star hotel. All this does come at a hefty price of $11,749 per person.
5Venice-Simplon Orient Express
If you don’t have 11 grand for a train ticket yet you would like to travel in style and have a journey of a lifetime you can try out the Venice-Simplon Orient Express. It is set to dazzle you with its polished wood, sumptuous upholstery, and antique fixtures. The train has been described as glamour and elegance from the golden age of travel reinvented.