New World Wealth has published its latest report on the travelling trends of the wealthy – including the world’s best luxury trains.
South Africa stands out in this area with two of the five most popular luxury train services in the world, frequented by the super-wealthy.
The famous Blue Train ranks as the fourth most popular luxury train service in 2019, just above the pan-African Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa journey, ranked as the fifth most popular.
Other luxury trains on the list include the Eastern & Oriental Express in Europe, the Royal Scotsman in Scotland, and The Orient Express, in Europe.
Eastern & Oriental Express – Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand
Price: from $270 per person
Royal Scotsman – Scotland
Price: from £2,850 per person
The Orient Express – Europe
Price: from £2,200 per person
Blue Train – South Africa
Price: from R16,430 per person
Pride of Africa (Rovos Rail) – Africa