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Top 5 Luxury Trains

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The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, one of GAYOT's Top 5 Luxury Trains

The Best Railways in the World

There is something romantic about traveling by train. Whether it is watching the countryside roll by out the window, enjoying a new book from the comfort of your cabin or making conversation with a new friend in the dining car, trains provide opportunities for a unique travel experience. It might not be the fastest route to your destination, but there are few better ways to see a country, region or continent, and there is nothing quite like crossing unknown territory with a cast of intriguing characters — no wonder there are so many movies about it. GAYOT's list of the Top 5 Luxury Trains contains exciting excursions on five different continents. From breathtaking adventures through the Indian subcontinent to treks across the untouched Canadian Rockies these trips are sure to mesmerize even the most seasoned traveler.

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The Bella Vista train from Rail Ventures

Rail Ventures - Travel Review
Gone are the days when railroads were their own meandering kingdoms, but there is a small principality graciously preserving the tradition of exclusive rail travel.

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