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Go on This “Around the World in 80 Days” Rail Journey Across 4 Continents

by Ron Bernthal

Feb 15, 2024

Eastern Oriental Express © Railbookers

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In Europe, Asia and North America, rail travel for touristic purposes is becoming more popular  than ever. Earlier this year, Railbookers, which offers a collection of independent rail vacation itineraries featuring sought-after destinations in the United States and around the world, announced its upscale Around the World by Luxury Train itinerary, which will take travelers across the globe to 13 countries, four continents and more than 20 cities as they enjoy the best accommodations, dining and sightseeing by train for 80 days, all onboard the finest rail accommodations on the world’s most luxurious trains.

Venice Simplon Orient Express

Venice Simplon Orient Express © Railbookers

The 80-day train experience includes riding on Rovos Rail in South Africa; the Maharajas’ Express through India; Singapore’s Eastern & Oriental Express; Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer; the iconic European trains like Golden Eagle Danube Express, Belmond’s Royal Scotsman and Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

In between train journeys and over-water flights, guests stay at deluxe hotels in many of the world’s most interesting cities, including Budapest, Florence, Paris, Venice, Mumbai, Istanbul, Cape Town, Singapore and many others.

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Belmond Royal Scotsman © Railbookers

Travelers make and pay separately for their own international air travel arrangements, while Railbookers takes care of shorter flights on smaller air carriers, all train travel, private ground transfers to/from rail stations and airports, all sightseeing and activities listed in the itinerary, and all included meals. The trip itinerary, which begins in Vancouver on Aug. 28, provides the day-by-day details regarding trains, hotels, meals and daily excursions. The trip ends Nov. 15.

The per person cost for the 80-day Around the World by Luxury Train itinerary is $113,599.   Interested travelers should contact Railbookers directly. For those looking to enjoy a portion of the trip, Railbookers offers several shorter itineraries built around each of the luxury trains and destinations featured in the 80-day voyage.

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