These Are The Most Expensive And Luxurious Train Journeys In The World
6Made famous by Agatha Christy
Most of you readers will have heard of the iconic Orient Express thanks to Agatha Christy’s famous novel ‘Murder on the Orient Express’. Here her iconic detective ‘Hercule Poirot’ solves a murder case upon the luxurious train. Since the release of the novel and films based on the book, people have paid to journey on this incredible train. It will cost you $8,633 per person.
As the name suggests this is a train journey in India. It is currently the second most expensive and luxurious train journey on our list. On this journey, the passengers can experience royalty on wheels thanks to its state of the art coaches and modern amenities. This is a great way to indulge in the centuries of Indian customs and tradition while enjoying the luxuries and comfort of modern times.
The train service offers many different tours. The train runs from Delhi to Jaipur, Agra, Gwalior, and Varanasi. These are all the places where people and passengers can get a taste of the beauty and culture of the Indian landscape. One the way you can even see one of the most beautiful monuments of India, the Taj Mahal. Be aware this journey is beautiful and even spiritual but it will cost you $23,700 per person.
If over 20 grand per person is way over the top let’s come back down to under 10 grand. For that, you can get the glamorous Rovos Rail which takes you back to a by-gone era with no Wi-Fi or television on board. You get the best fine dining experience and a very long list of African wines to choose from.
The route was designed in such a way that the passengers will not feel the need to use their smartphones or long for television. The journey takes the Namibia Safari Route which lasts for nine days through pristine sands, cities, and canyons. The trip will cost you $9,111 per person.