By TravelDine

4 Most Luxurious Trains in the World

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Belmond Andean Explorer, South America 

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The 24-cabin train is South America's first luxury sleeper train. 

The luxury is in the details hand painted exteriors and timber-finished interiors with leather seating and stone-fashioned bathrooms. 

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Expert chefs serve local highland and Andean cuisines. Guests can enjoy post-meal tipples in the lounge.  

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The Blue Train, South Africa

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Known as a “window to the soul of Africa”, it provides glimpse into South Africa’s diverse landscapes, grasslands, deserts and mountains.

The luxury suites offer twin or double-bedded suites, with luxurious bathtubs, an interactive entertainment system and a personal butler.  

A gourmet South African dining experience awaits the diners, including exotic delicacies  such as  Karoo lamb and ostrich venison. 

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Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express, Russia 

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The Trans-Siberian Railway cuts across Russia from east to west.  Running from Moscow to Vladivostok, the journey spans over 7 days.

The Romanov Suite features two bedrooms, a private lounge and a dining room, a minibar and a chef.  

Chefs dish out regional and classic Russian dishes, served by tuxedoes staff in two elegant dining cars.  

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Palace on Wheels, India 

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The storied Palace on Wheels, run by Rajasthan Tourism and Indian Railways, is tailor-made for royalty. 

Colonial furniture, luxurious rugs, silver cutlery and traditionally clad personal attendants: it is a truly imperial experience.

In dining cars lined with panoramic windows, guests can feast on Rajasthani specialties as well as international cuisine. 

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