The 5 Trips in the Most Beautiful Train In the World
Today the Trans-Siberian Railway, the longest railway in the world, is 100 years old! But who says train travel has gone out of fashion? Surely not!!
Have time to observe the landscape, discuss with the neighbors, proceed quickly or slowly, in the direction of travel or on the contrary … Whether you ride in the carriage of a legendary train or on a rickety local, a train ride is a way unique to discover a country.
Trans-Siberian, Maharajas Express … On every continent, there is a mythical train. So we present to you the 5 most beautiful train journeys in the world.
1. Journey by train through Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway
When you think of a train ride, you immediately think of the Russian Trans-Siberian, its Pullman wagons of the 20s, its colonial chic … Nothing surprising: this legendary train crosses Siberia, connecting Moscow to Vladivostok or Perm, touching landscapes breath-taking, which change from season to season. If you want to observe the snow-covered landscapes and the frozen Lake Baikal, plan your trip to Russia in winter: magic is guaranteed!
2. Australia train trip aboard The Ghan
Here is our favorite train trip! Onboard The Ghan, he crosses the superb landscapes of the 3000 km long Australian outback, from Darwin to Adelaide. Stop in Alice Springs, in the heart of Australia: everyone goes down! Take advantage of this stop to discover the aboriginal culture, still strong in Australia, and visit Uluru. So, when did you travel to Australia?
3. Journey by train to Canada onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
The Rocky Mountaineer will make you experience a memorable train trip from Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies, crossing British Columbia. You will discover a real concentration of what Canada has to offer: turquoise lakes, snow-capped mountains, rivers in full, natural and glacial parks. This train journey is only done during the day to take full advantage of the landscapes that alternate along the way. And there’s a bonus: for a trip to Canada by train, the crew of the Rocky Mountaineer is available to share the story of the Indians of Canada.
4. Journey by train to South Africa on board the Rovos Rail
Dubbed “The Pride of Africa”, the Rovos Rail offers an authentic and memorable train journey from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Savannah, coasts, nature reserves and the Victoria Falls, on this train you will see all of South Africa! During your trip to South Africa, the idyllic charm of the steam locomotive will convince you to mount aboard the Rovos Rail. If you want to book, our local operators are there to help you.
5. Journey by train to India on the Maharajas Express
Impossible to talk about the most beautiful train journeys without talking about the Maharajas Express luxury train. This Indian train is the most expensive in the world! If you want to travel on a luxury train and look like a maharaja, no doubt Maharaja Express is for you. From Delhi, it will take you to Taj Mahal, the mausoleum of Agra, but also to Rajasthan, in the magnificent city of Jaipur. The latter deserves a trip to India, no?
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