Traveling in luxury is something that a lot of travelers and tourists try and treat themselves with. Experience the Sheer Luxury and Royalty in these luxury trains of India. Here is a list of the best luxurious trains in India that will leave you speechless.
1. Maharaja’s Express –
Experience - IRCTC's Maharaja Express Train is The World's Leading Luxury Tour Train in India. This is one the most luxurious trains in the world, offering 5 fascinating journeys crisscrossing some of the most vibrant destinations, and significant attractions and offering a vista of breathtaking landscape, culture, and heritage with which India is blessed.
Maharajas Express offers journeys to the very depth of the soul of India in sheer opulence.
The Maharaja's journeys are crafted to offer you a glimpse into this rich heritage and culture of India.
Schedule/ tariff - The journeys of Maharajas Express either begin in Delhi or Mumbai. Each journey includes a tour to Agra for the Taj Mahal sightseeing. They have fixed departures and the price starts from 3670 USD per person and goes up to 24890 USD per person.
For more details please visit: Official Website
2. Palace on Wheels -
The Palace on Wheels is a luxury tourist train in India. The Palace on Wheels is now known as Heritage Palace on Wheels.
Experience - This is the most exotic train. Step inside the Palace on Wheels and discover the elegance and pomp of a bygone era. The warmth of hospitality and the welcoming ambiance of Palace on Wheels never miss casting their charm on guests. With its distinctive appeal, grace, and charm, this train has placed itself among the top five luxury trains in the world. Pioneering the tradition of luxury train tours in India, the train is carrying well the sophistication of Indian courtesy for more than three decades.
Schedule/ tariff - The Palaces on Wheels operates between the months of September to April every year. It departs every Wednesday from New Delhi on its scheduled journeys. The price starts from USD 8085 + Taxes per person and goes up to USD 14,553 per person.
For more details visit: www.palacesonwheels.com
3. Golden Chariot –
Experience - The Golden Chariot train journey is the best way to experience the major and also offbeat tourism destinations of South India.
It has recently been awarded the ‘Asia’s leading luxury train’ award at the World Travel Awards, 2013. An adventure in comfort, a romance on rail tracks, with heritage & cultural destinations waiting for you to discover them. Temples, palaces, relaxed beaches, a wildlife sanctuary, backwaters…there is something for everyone.
Schedule/ tariff –The train operates between the months of October to march with a minimum of 25 passengers or else the advance is refunded. The price starts from USD 2370 per person and goes up to USD 4740 per person.
For more details visit: https://www.goldenchariot.org/
4. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels –
Experience - The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is the regal delight where every moment is woven together into an everlasting and immemorial experience to be lived and cherished forever. The makers of the Palace on Wheels have rekindled the charm of luxury with the utmost consideration for your comfort and modern amenities at the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. This tour is extensively planned to take you through the whispering sands of the desert.
Schedule/ tariff – A seven-day journey begins at New Delhi and it takes you through various erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittor, Swai-Madhopur, and Jaipur.
Then you will visit Khajuraho temples, Varanasi, and then The Taj Mahal at Agra.
The price starts from $6125 per person and goes up to 11900$ per person.
For more details visit: https://www.royal-rajasthan-on-wheels.com/
5. Deccan Odyssey –
Experience - This Indian Luxury Train showcases the perfect mix of quaint decor together with the heritage and culture of the Deccan dynasties. Traditional Indian hospitality is also offered to the guests onboard to ensure a princely experience.
There also is a Fitness Suite, equipped with numerous modern equipment. Thus, guests with keen internet in fitness can head to this section onboard. In the health spa section, the guests can also indulge in the steam bath and Ayurvedic body massage for a rejuvenating experience onboard.
Schedule/ tariff – The train operates between the months of October to April covering Mumbai - Aurangabad - Tadoba - Ajanta Caves - Nashik - Kolhapur - Goa - Mumbai and the fare starts from $5810 per person.
For more details visit: www.deccan-odyssey-india.com