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Is this Around-the-World Luxury Train Journey the Ultimate Travel Experience?

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Rail Adventure

A new 80-day “Around the World by Luxury Train” itinerary offered by Railbookers is set to be the ultimate travel experience for luxury train enthusiasts. This over-the-top rail journey will take travelers across 13 countries and 4 continents, showcasing some of the most iconic train rides in the world.

The Seven Luxury Train Rides Included

  • Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Jasper
  • Belmond Royal Scotsman Grand Western Scenic Wonders
  • Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Venice
  • Maharajas’ Express—The Indian Splendour Tour from Delhi to Mumbai
  • Golden Eagle Danube Express—Castles of Transylvania Journey
  • Rovos Rail from Pretoria to Cape Town
  • Eastern & Oriental Express—Essence of Malaysia

The Journey Details

The epic journey begins in Vancouver, Canada, where travelers will board the Rocky Mountaineer and make their way through the Canadian Rockies to Jasper. From there, they will transfer to Edinburgh via a flight from Calgary for a week-long exploration of the Scottish Highlands aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman. The journey continues with individual train rides to London and Paris, before embarking on the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in Paris.

After arriving in Venice, travelers will be transferred to Florence and then to Rome for further exploration. From Rome, a flight to Delhi will kickstart a six-night journey on the Maharajas’ Express, encompassing stops at iconic landmarks such as the Taj Mahal and the Amber Fort. The adventure continues with flights to Istanbul, followed by a five-night Golden Eagle Danube Express train ride through Bulgaria, Romania, and Hungary, concluding in Budapest. Passengers will then fly to Johannesburg, where they will board the Rovos Rail to Cape Town. The final leg of the journey takes place in Singapore, with three nights traveling through Malaysia on the Eastern & Oriental Express.

A Luxurious Experience with Inclusions

Priced at $113,599 per person, this once-in-a-lifetime trip includes all train rides, meals, luxury hotel accommodations, private ground transfers, sightseeing, and excursions. However, travelers are responsible for arranging their own international flights between the different rail segments of the trip.

Throughout the journey, guests will enjoy 24 nights onboard luxury trains in private accommodations with meals provided. Additionally, they will experience 52 nights of luxury hotel stays at renowned properties such as the Fairmont resorts in Vancouver, Jasper, Banff, and Lake Louise, as well as the Waldorf Astoria in Edinburgh, Hotel Cipriani in Venice, and the Four Seasons in Budapest.

Exciting excursions are also included in the itinerary, such as a nighttime tour of Rome in a vintage car, a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, safari game drives in Kruger National Park, and a dinner show at the Moulin Rouge in Paris.

The Ultimate Rail Adventure for Luxury Train Enthusiasts

Railbookers’ “Around the World by Luxury Train” journey promises to be the ultimate travel experience for luxury train enthusiasts. This extraordinary rail adventure combines iconic train rides, luxurious accommodations, and unforgettable excursions, making it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the world in style and comfort.

Continued Success for Railbookers’ Luxury Train Journeys

Railbookers’ 80-day “Around the World by Luxury Train” trip is a follow-up to the company’s successful 57-day “Around the World by Rail” itinerary introduced in 2019. The demand for these extravagant rail journeys showcases the enduring appeal of luxury train travel among globetrotting travelers.

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By Maya Di Maria

Hello, I'm Maya, a 39-year-old Travel Agent. I specialize in creating unforgettable travel experiences for my clients. With my expertise and attention to detail, I ensure that every trip is tailored to meet their unique needs and preferences. Let's turn your travel dreams into reality!