New Luxury Train Arrives in Vietnam

The Vietage delivers a new luxurious train travel experience through picturesque South Central Vietnam

We all love the experience of travelling by train especially if that train comes with more than its fair share of creature comforts. Now, you can explore one of Asia’s most picturesque countries in the comfortable confines of The Vietage, a new luxury day train adventure from Anantara.

The custom-built train carriage, which caters to just 12 guests, connects two equally indulgent Anantara resorts – Anantara Hoi An and Anantara Quy Nhon Villas – with a six-hour journey between iconic seaside resort towns Da Nang and Quy Nhon, traversing the postcard-perfect landscapes of South Central Vietnam in the process.

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Sublimely modern and sophisticated, The Vietage allows travellers the opportunity to delve into the rich culture and heritage of Vietnam during its daily run. The carriage boasts contemporary interiors, big picture windows and large comfy seats. Guests can join the train’s company at the sit-up bar, where local craft beers, wines and snacks are served before the main culinary experience.

The Vietage, by Anantara Hotels & Resorts, delivers a new luxurious train travel experience through picturesque South Central Vietnam

An exclusively-curated menu served during the trip evokes the essence of Vietnam with a French twist, through an explosion of creative flavours and local ingredients. Dishes such as Quy Nhon seafood salad, barley risotto, and braised Wagyu neck will excite plant, carnivore and seafood lovers alike. Sweet endings come in the form of local Da Lat strawberries, passion fruit tart, and a typical French-style crème brulée made with superior Dong Nai chocolate from Vietnam.

An à la carte menu also offers premium wines, champagnes and treats such as local caviar and the finest selection of both local and international cheeses, all available for pre-purchase.

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A dedicated area with spa treatment chairs offers head and shoulder treatments on the go as the train passes through local villages, rural countryside and stops at a few stations on the way.

The Vietage departs from Da Nang every morning at 09:31, arriving at Dieu Tri station in Quy Nhon at 15:43. The return journey departs from Dieu Tri at 17:29 and arrives in Da Nang at 23:01. The Vietage runs for eleven months each year, taking a break during the annual Vietnamese Tet holiday period.

The Vietage, by Anantara Hotels & Resorts, delivers a new luxurious train travel experience through picturesque South Central Vietnam

A one-way ticket aboard The Vietage (a portion of which contributes to the Dollar for Deeds program which helps fund the Kianh Foundation, which provides special needs education to children with disabilities in Quang Nam Province) costs US$185 per person.

Combination accommodation packages are available with Anantara Hoi An Resort and Anantara Quy Nhon Villas for guests to experience each destination and can be booked directly.

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