Travel like royalty: Top 5 most luxurious train journeys

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1. Palace of Wheels

India's original luxury train, Palace on Wheels, has undergone a recent renovation. It was first heritage luxury train organised by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation.

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Total capacity

With a total capacity is of 82 passengers, the train has 39 deluxe cabins and two super deluxe cabins. There are two resto-bar lounges on the train and an Ayurvedic spa facility.

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2. The Royal Scotsman

The Royal Scotsman stands as a perfect example of luxury rail travel, offering an unparalleled journey through the heart of Scotland's enchanting landscapes.

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Enjoy beauty of Scotland

The ticket covers all meals, unlimited drinks, steward service, and a range of excursions that allow passengers to explore the rich heritage and natural beauty of Scotland.

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3. Seven Stars in Kyushu

The Seven Stars in Kyushu is Japan's premier luxury sleeper train, offering an unparalleled travel experience through the scenic landscapes of Kyushu Island. 

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What's offered?

The train consists of a locomotive and seven coaches, including five sleeping cars, a lounge car, and a dining car, accommodating a total of 28 passengers.

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4. Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Also known as VSOE, it features historic carriages reminiscent of the original Orient Express, transporting you back to the glamorous 1920s and the Golden Age of Travel. 

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A sleeper train

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a sleeper train connecting London (England), Paris (France), Berlin (Germany), Venice, and Verona (Italy). 

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5. The Blue Train

The Blue Train is a luxury train service that operates in South Africa. It is renowned for its opulent accommodations, gourmet dining, and scenic routes.

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Royal feel...

Its carriages, painted in a distinctive royal blue, house suites of unmatched elegance, complete with all the amenities one would expect from a five-star hotel.

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