Travelling on a luxury train is one of my favourite travel experiences – especially in India.
1. Maharaja’s Express
One of the best luxury trains in India. It will take you to royal journey to the top tourist destinations in India. It has seven set trips: Heritage of India, Gems of India, The Indian Panorama, Indian Splendour, Treasures of India, The Southern Sojourn and The Southern Jewels visiting different tourist places in India. Gems of India 4-day journey is USD 2910 approx each, Heritage of India 8-days journey cost USD 6840 approx and the remaining two for 8-days journey cost USD 5980 approx each. Get the traditional hospitality and feel like the member of royal family. Facilities: Dining Car, Bar, Lounge, Bedroom Cabins, Internet, Porters, Guides, Telephone Calls and more. Restaurants: Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal.
Read more about The Journeys of Maharaja’s Express Train.
Presidential Suite of Maharaja Express
Mayur Mahal Restaurant
Rang Mahal Restaurant
Maharaja Express Lounge Bar
2. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
A complete luxury loaded trip to Rajasthan can be done in this luxury train at a cost of USD 6300 + 4.5% service tax for Indian travellers. This train provides the tour of 8 Days, begins from Delhi and takes you to Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Agra. You will explore the best of North India along with Taj Mahal (One of the Seven Wonders of the World).
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Train
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Bar
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Restaurant
3. Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheels train also covers some of the best places of Rajasthan and it is voted to be the best luxury trains in India. The train’s fare starts from USD 6055 + 4.5% service tax for Indian travellers. This train takes you to popular destinations of Rajasthan along with the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra. It has 14 coaches which is named on cities of Rajasthan. Each coach has 4 twin bedded cabins and offers modern facilities to make your journey comfortable. You will get the facilities of Saloon, Dining and Cuisine, Sitting Lounge, The Bar, Bedroom, Spa, Events Onboard, Internet, Wheelchair Assistance, Khidmatgar (Attendant), Newspapers / Magazines, Security, Wine and more inside the train. ‘The Maharaja’ and ‘The Maharani’ are the two well-furnished and decorated restaurants that serve you delicious Indian Cuisine.
Know more about The Palace on Wheels Train.
Palace on Wheels Train
Palace on Wheels Bar
Maharani Restaurant – Palace on Wheels
Palace on Wheels Coaches
4. The Deccan Odyssey
Explore Maharashtra, the heart of India in this luxury train and create an Odyssey. With 5-star services and amazing hospitality, services and luxury, this train offers you a trip for $5810 + 4.5% service tax for Indian travellers. It has 6 set journeys: Maharashtra Splendor, Indian Odyssey, Jewels of the Deccan, Maharashtra Wild Trail, Hidden Treasures of Gujrat and Indian Sojourn. Peshwa I and Peshwa II are two restaurants on board of this train.
The Deccan Odyssey Train
Deccan Odyssey Bar
Peshwa Restaurant – Deccan Odyssey
5. Golden Chariot
Taste the spices of South India in the Golden Chariot and have a royal trip. This train offers you amazing living for during the trip which is equivalent to the royals and will also give you an experience of lifetime. A trip in the Golden Chariot will cost you INR 2, 80, 840 per cabin on twin sharing basis for Prides of the South and INR 3, 16, 540 per cabin on twin sharing basis for Southern Splendor + 4.5% service tax for Indian travellers.
Golden Chariot Train
Golden Chariot Room
Golden Chariot Restaurant
Golden Chariot Gym
6. Royal Orient Train
Take a royal journey to the heart of India in the Royal Orient Train which will make you feel delighted and will let you experience a trip that you have experienced never before. The trip in the Royal Orient Train will cost you INR 7, 480 + 4.5% service tax per cabin per person on twin sharing basis for Indian travellers.
The Royal Orient Luxury Train
7 . Fairy Queen Express
A short journey to Alwar and Sariska in the Fairy Queen Express is not less than a royal trip loaded with luxurious facilities. A two-way journey on this train, along with sightseeing and stay, is INR 8, 600 + government or service taxes for an adult.
These 7 are the popular luxury trains in India that makes the dreams true of living like a King.