21 MAR 2023

10 Epic
Train Journeys Around The World

amrutha pagad
photo: instagram/royaltrains

10. palace on wheels, india

Palace on Wheels makes you feel like Indian royalty. It takes you through scenic routes in Rajasthan, Agra, etc. in a luxurious setting. 

9. shiki shima, japan

The luxury sleeper train goes through eastern Japan. The suites are futuristically designed & decorated with rare items of cultural significance.

video: youtube/JR East

8. glacier express, switzerland

It connects 2 mountain resorts in Switzerland, Zermatt & St Moritz, in 8 hours. Use Swiss Travel Pass for pocket-friendly tickets.

video: instagram/glacierexpress.ch


Take in the Canadian wilderness as this luxury train takes you from Vancouver to Toronto. 

photo: intsagram/viarailcanada

6. the ghan, australia 

This train will take you on an unforgettable journey between Adelaide and Darwin, and through the vast interiors of Australia. 

video: instagram/journeybeyondrail

5. copper canyon tOUR, mexico

The Copper Canyon train tour by Chepe Express takes you through Mexico‚Äôs most rugged terrain, crossing its deep ravines on the way. 

photo: instagram/chepeexpress

4. Hiram Bingham, peru

This train journeys from historic Cusco through the Sacred Valley and takes you to the entrance of Machu Picchu in Peru.

video: instagram/belmondhirambingham

3. orient express, europe

Remember Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express? This is it. The train will take you from Istanbul to Paris on a vintage tour. 

video: youtube/Belmond

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2. rovos rail, africa

Rovos Rail connects some of the greatest destinations in Africa. Here you will step aboard restored vintage carriages for an epic journey through Africa.

video: Instagram/rovosrail

1. trans-siberian rail route

Trans-Siberian rail route is the longest in the world. Multiple trains operate here, usually between Moscow, Russia & Beijing, China via Mongolia. 

video: Youtube/AlexDrone

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