Have you ever thought you can have some fun on a train? Of course most of us take the train as a necessary hassle to get us from point A to point B. However, the Royal Scotsman is a different kind of train. How much would you love fine dining and off-train excursions into the scenic Scottish Highlands? Well, this is the deal you get if you choose to ride with the Royal Scotsman.
The Royal Scotsman is a luxury cruise train that offers tours into the highlands of Scotland for up to 7 days. Under the same management as Venice Simplon Orient Express, the standards observed here are literally out of this world. Imagine 3:1 passenger to staff ratio ...exclusive, right? Well, it does not come cheap. However, the experience is one you cannot afford to discount on the premise of the high rates.
The train has divided its services into 4. There is the 2 night highland tour at 2350 pounds per person; the 3 night Western Tour at 3440 pounds per person; the 4-night highlands tour at 4330 per person; and a grand tour that involves a combination of 3 night western tour with any of the other packages for a 5 or 7 night tour.
You can expect the best meal you have eaten in the continental Europe on this train. The Royal Scotsman boasts a country five star hotel services. It is a mobile hotel. On the package, you will also get a chance to visit the Highland Woolen Mill, the Whiskey Distillery and go pigeon shooting in the Scottish Lairds Estate.
While in Scotland, why don’t you also make time to visit Loch Ness, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Zoo, Balmoral Castle, Stirling Castle, Falkirk Wheel, Blair Drummond Safari Park, and Rosslyn Chapel? In fact, Loch Ness has severally been listed as one of the craziest places to see in the world. A story is told of sighting of a long necked monster on the Loch back in 1933. It will form a great story to tell your grandchildren one day.
The Royal Scotsman is the ultimate tour experience in the United Kingdom. It is a once in a lifetime experience that can only be rivaled by lunar walk...literally.