Traveling by train is probably one of the best things you can experience, especially if you have the chance to ride a luxury train through a scenic area. If this sounds like an adventure to you, take a look at some of the most spectacular train rides in the world.
The South African Blue Train is famous for its luxury service and spectacular views of its 1,000 miles long route from Pretoria to Cape Town. The passengers can admire scenic views of the South African landscape from the luxury train.
Eastern & Oriental Express
The Oriental Express starts its journey in Singapore and stops in Kuala Lumpur, Butterworth, Kanchanaburi, and the end of this exciting ride is in Bangkok. There are nine different routes to choose from and every one of them is a great way to explore Southeast Asia.
Glacier Express is known as the slowest express train in the world, but it’s also one of the few where passengers are not bothered by this. This 7.5-hour train ride from St. Moritz to Zermatt will take you through the breathtaking Swiss Alps, across 291 bridges and through 91 tunnels. It’s certainly one of the most spectacular train rides you can take.
The Rocky Mountaineer travels on four different routes between Alberta and British Columbia in Western Canada. All of them are going through the Canadian Rockies, offering some of the most spectacular views in the world.