Check out the five most luxurious trains in India!!!

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India has some of the most spectacular and unforgettable rail journeys in the world. Indian railways have access in each direction covering PAN India. Trains are not simply a mode of transportation, but trains are more of a journey which can offer a lot of wonderful experiences.

We can take this experience to a beautiful level through the luxury trains of our India, adding more sparkle, surprises, and euphoria to trip and will take you back in the golden era of ancient India exploring the true essence of Indian culture. Luxury trains in India take you to places in royal style.

So, here are the five luxury trains that are the pride of Indian railways.

# Maharajas’ Express

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Maharaja’s Express is an expensive train operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). It is the most extravagant luxury train in India and was voted “World’s” Leading Luxury Trains for the years 2012,2013 and 2014 in a row. It runs from October to April on five routes covering about 12 destinations centered around Rajasthan. Experience the royalty on wheels.

Routes: –

THE HERITAGE OF INDIA: – Mumbai- Ajanta-Jodhpur- Bikaner-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Agra-Delhi

GEMS OF INDIA: – Delhi-Agra-Ranthambore

THE INDIAN PANORAMA: – Delhi-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Fatehpur-Sikri-Agra-Gwalior- Orchha-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Lucknow- Delhi

INDIAN SPLENDOUR: – Delhi- Agra-Ranthambore-Jaipur- Bikaner-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Balasinor-Mumbai

TREASURES OF INDIA: – Delhi-Agra-Ranthambore-Jaipur-Delhi

Note: – the fares will differ for each route.

# The Palace on Wheels

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The Palace on Wheels is another luxury-train service, frequently hauled by a steam locomotive, to promote tourism in Rajasthan. This train has super luxurious cabins, a well-stocked bar, beautiful wallpapers, artistic paintings.

You will get a chance to recreate the era of the Kings and their palace on wheels! So, in case you are planning a tour to Rajasthan, don’t miss this luxurious train. It’s seven nights, and eight days journey includes seven stoppages.

The train has a seven-night, eight-day itinerary on a round trip from New Delhi.

Routes: Delhi-Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur-Chittorgarh-Udaipur- Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Bharatpur-Agra-Delhi

Months of Operation for Palace on Wheels: September to April.

Attractions you will cover.

Delhi: India Gate, Lotus Temple, Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb

Jaipur: Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar

Sawai Madhopur& Chittorgarh: Ranthambore National Park, Chittorgarh Fort

Udaipur: Jag Niwas, Lake Pichhola

Jaisalmer: Yellow Sandstone Fort, Ancient Mansions

Jodhpur: Mehrangarh fort, Grand palaces, shopping tour in Jodhpur

Bharatpur: Keoladeo Ghana National park

Agra: Fatehpur- Sikri, The Taj Mahal

# Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

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One of the most luxurious trains in India indeed!

On this train, you experience great comfort. You will, for sure, have an everlasting traveling experience. Royal Rajasthan on wheels has multi-cuisine restaurants, spa service on board. It covers a number of tourist destinations in Rajasthan.

The seven-day, eight-night tour is a round trip from New Delhi’s Safdarjung station via Jodhpur, Udaipur and Chittorgarh, Ranthambore National Park, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Sarnath, and Agra.

Routes: –

Delhi-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Chittorgarh-Sawai Madhopur- Jaipur- Khajuraho- Varanasi-Agra-Delhi

Tourist Spots will cover on the journey:

Jodhpur: Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada

Udaipur: Forts, palaces

Chittorgarh: Vijay Stambha, Gaumukh Reservoir, Rana Kumbha Palace

Sawai Madhopur: Ranthambore Palace, Ranthambore National Park, Amareshwar Mahadeo Temple

Jaipur: City Palace, Hawa-Mahal

Khajuraho: Khajuraho Temples

Varanasi: Ganga Ghats, Temples in Varanasi, Sarnath

Agra: Taj Mahal

# The Golden Chariot

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The Golden Chariot is another luxury train. This train will take you to most of the famous places in South India. It connects the important tourist spots in the Indian states of Karnataka, Goa, Kerala & Tamil Nadu as well as Pondicherry.

Golden chariot’s coach has royal interiors, bars, multi-cuisine, and 5- star facilities with fantastic hospitality. Golden Chariot is awarded as “Asia’s Leading Luxury Train” in the year 2013.

Routes: –

Pride of the South: – Bangalore- Kabini- Mysore- Hassan- Hampi- Badami- Goa- Bangalore

Southern Splendour: – Bangalore- Chennai- Mahabalipuram- Pondicherry- Thanjavur- Madurai- Thiruvanthapuram- Alleppey-Kochi- Bangalore

The duration of both the routes is seven nights, eight days.

# The Deccan Odyssey

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The Deccan Odyssey is an exclusive luxury train that is not less than a five-star hotel on wheels.  You will get the royal treatment, I bet! The interior of the cabins is just beautiful, and it has multi-variety cuisine and lounges, spas. 

The train starting from Mumbai travels through the hinterlands of Maharashtra, the amazing Western Ghats, into the Deccan Plateau as well as the Konkan regions, that includes Goa as well.

Routes: –

Maharashtra Splendor: Mumbai-Nasik- Ellora Cave- Ajanta Caves-Kolhapur- Goa- Ratnagiri-Mumbai

Indian Odyssey: Delhi- Sawai Madhopur- Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur- Vadodara-Ellora-Caves-Mumbai

Hidden Treasures of Gujarat: Mumbai-Vadodara- Palitana- SasanGir- Somnath- Little Rann of Kutch- Modhera- Patan-Nashik-Mumbai

Indian Sojourn: Mumbai-Vadodara-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Agra-Sawai Madhopur- Jaipur- Delhi

Jewels of Deccan: Mumbai- Bijapur-Aihole-Pattadakal- Hampi- Hyderabad-Ellora Caves- Ajanta Caves- Mumbai

Maharashtra Wild Trail: Mumbai- Aurangabad- Ramtek- Tadoba- Ajanta- Nashik-Mumbai

Duration for all these routes is 7 nights, 8 days.

So, whenever you are going to plan a trip, make sure you travel in these luxury trains of India and give yourself and your loved ones some Royal treatment. Your journey by any of these trains will become a memory to cherish for all your life, that’s a promise!


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