The 10 Most Beautiful Train Trips in the World

What are the most beautiful trips to train in the world?

Trains legends, incredible scenery and extraordinary voyages. Although today the plane replaces train for longer distances, the train still has a bright future and thanks to the trains presented below.

The Rocky Mountaineer, USA

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A wonderful way to see Canada by train! No less than 60 cars offer passengers a choice of 4 courses just as amazing as each other. 3 courses take you through British Columbia to Alberta, Banff or Jasper and another from Vancouver to Whistler. In 2013, a new route allows from Seattle to visit the Canadian mountains!

The Glacier Express, Switzerland

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This is not because he is named Express this train is fast, on the contrary it is even one of the slowest in the world! Moreover, it is the whole purpose of the trip that this train offers 7 hours of travel through the Swiss mountains. Stunning scenery!

The Alaska Railroad, USA

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The best way to visit Alaska is the train, in fact, the Alaska Railroad provides passengers stunning views and user comfort during the trip. From mid-May until mid-September, travelers can enjoy this train trip between Anchorage and Fairbanks with stops in Wasilla, Talkeetna and the beautiful Denali National Park.

The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express

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The longest journey by train on two continents and eight time zones! But yes the adventure with comfort. Indeed, this train is the upper class of the Transsiberian and includes restaurants, TVs, champagnes and all the service you need for a trip of this length. 21 days are needed to get to Beijing, but you can choose other destinations as Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Vladivostok.

The Hiram Bingham

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Named for the explorer who discovered Machu Picchu, this luxury train takes you from the city of Cuzcu to the famous Inca city. A journey through the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley of the Incas) that will leave a lasting impression for sure!

The Danube Express

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Explore Central and Eastern Europe aboard this luxury private train. Launched in September 2008, this veritable hotel-on-wheels journeys through Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria to Istanbul, with luxury accommodations Such as private bathrooms with constant hot water, as well as fine dining accompagné by premium wines, champagne and spirits.

The Rovos Rail

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From Pretoria to Cape Town in South Africa, this train takes you on a trip of two days through the amazing South African landscapes. You can also choose less direct routes that take you into the country near the Tanzanian and Namibian borders.

The British Pullman

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For fans of Agatha Christie, here’s a flashback to the golden age of the locomotive. A legendary train of the 1930s, the British Pullman as if you were there. Daily from London Victoria Station, Birmingham or Manchester.

The Ghan

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All aboard, mate! This Australian train leaves Adelaide and Alice Springs through to reach Darwin. A little more than two days of travel to explore the ‘outback’ Australian in good conditions!

The Royal Scotsman

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To discover the Scottish countryside, this luxury train is what he is most comfortable! Through the Highlands and Lochs, this course now all you need to see in Scotland! A quick stop in a Scottish distillery is provided as a bonus.