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Let’s take a ride in Luxury Train in India

Let’s take a ride in Luxury Train in India.


Let’s take a ride in Luxury Train in India

Luxury has always a fascination attached to it, especially when it is a journey that too, via train, Interesting isn’t it? If travelling back in time in a royal way has been your fantasy; you must plan your next trip via one of the 7 luxury trains discussed below.

These privileged elite trains of India fulfil the dreams of tourists who want to explore the rich Indian cultural heritage in the ambience of luxury.

Fares of these trains would be high but your journeys would offer incomparable comfort onboard and would make you feel like King or Queen.

The luxury train lists in India

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels – Feel like the King-Queen

  1. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels – Feel like the King-Queen
    This Regal train offers premium quality of comfort and magnificent travelling experience to the travellers with 14 luxury cabins based on the model of royal palaces with multi-cuisine restaurants, Spa and Bars facilities on the board. The train is most ideal if you wish to break from your hectic work schedule.
    Good to know!

    • Plan a trip in between October to March, when the train operates.
    • The route includes places such as Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Agra and Delhi
    • Starting fare I on twin sharing s charged per cabin on twin sharing basis:
    • The fare is charged on per cabin and twin sharing basis;
    • Starting fare Approx INR 5,67,000 + 4.5% Service tax (Indian Travellers)
    • US$9,450 + 4.5% Service tax (International Travellers)

      Maharajas’ Express – The Royal JourneyMaharaj-express

  2. Maharajas’ Express – The Royal Journey
    Topping the list of the most luxurious Trains in India, The Maharaja’s Express also holds a position in the world’s top 5 luxurious trains. The train offers all the royal facilities like qualified professionals to provide the best hospitality, elite suites, fully stocked bars, butler services and more.

    Good to know!

    • Maharaja’s Express was voted ‘World’s Leading Luxury Train’ consecutively for 2012, 2013 and 2014. Amazing, isn’t it?
    • The train offers 5 different packages with the combination of places such as Mumbai, Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra and Delhi
    • It is functional from October to April and the fare varies depending upon the package you choose.
    • Fare may fluctuate between INR 2,57,950/person to INR 4,58,280/person approx

      Palace on Wheels

  3. Palace on Wheels – The best of Rajasthan undiscovered!
    Ever heard about the entire Palace moving on the wheels? Well, this luxury train was redecorated and re-launched in 2009 in order to promote tourism. ‘Palace on Wheels’ has elite cabins, adequately stocked bar, exquisite wallpapers, affable hospitality and local Rajasthani culture exhibited through the exotic paintings and handicrafts. The entire ambience gives the feeling of ‘Palace’ mesmerizing you while you are onboard.
    Good to know!

    • ‘Palace on Wheels’ was voted the 4th best luxurious train in the world.
    • Planning for a luxurious trip to Rajasthan? Don’t miss to visit this unique ‘Palace’ moving on the ‘Wheels’
    • The route covers places like Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, Agra, Delhi
    • The train is in operation from September to April
    • Starting fares:
    • For Indian Travellers: Approx INR 2,10,000 + 4.5% Service tax
    • For International Travellers: Approx $ 3500 + 4.5% Service Tax

      Golden Chariot

  4. Golden Chariot –South India, the Royal side to it!
    If you thought, only Rajasthan is associated with the term ‘Royal’, then rethink! This ‘Golden Chariot’ is one of the splendid luxury trains that would mesmerize you by talking to some of the most celebrated tourist places in South India. It was launched in 2008 and soon became famous for its immaculate hospitality. The Chariot has AC chambers with majestic interiors, restaurants, bars, mini gym, Variety of cuisines, Ayurveda-Spa and various 5-star facilities.

    Good to know!

    • It was awarded as ‘Asia’s Leading Luxury Train’, the Year 2013.
    • Different packages offered, places covered: Bangalore, Kabini, Mysore, Hassan, Hampi, Badami, Goa, Bangalore, Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Thanjavur, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Alleppey, Kochi
    • The train is operational from October to March
    • Fare charged on twin sharing/per cabin basis
    • India travellers: Approx INR 3,08,000 + 4.5% Service tax
    • For international travellers: Approx $8,260 + 4.5% Service tax

      The Deccan Odyssey

  5.  The Deccan Odyssey – Explore Maharashtra & Gujarat in the Royal way!
    Want to feel like the ‘Knight’? ‘The Deccan Odyssey’ is basically a ‘5-Star Hotel’ moving on the wheels. Inspired by the travelling style of the knights and royal people, Deccan Odyssey would mesmerize you by taking to some fascinating places of India. Palace-like interiors, Royal treatment to travellers, lounges, multi-cuisine restaurants, an onboard spa, conference car and other amenities gives it the title of one of the most luxurious trains in the world and India.

    Good to Know!

    • The route is divided into 6 different packages covering places like: Mumbai, Nashik, Ellora Cave, Ajanta Caves, Kolhapur, Goa, Ratnagiri, Delhi, Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Vadodara, Ellora Caves, Palitana, Sasan Gir, Somnath, Little Rann of Kutch, Modhera, Patan, Bijapur, Aihole, Pattadakal, Hampi, Hyderabad, Aurangabad, Ramtek, Tadoba
    • The Deccan Odyssey is functional from October to April
    • Starting fares:
    • For Indian travellers: Approx INR 3,71,900 + 4.5% Service tax
    • For international travellers: Approx US$5,810 + 4.5% Service tax

      Royal Orient Train

  6.  Royal Orient Train – Magnificent journey to the heart of India
    The Royal Orient Train offers delightful experience while travelling to the popular tourist places in India. You would fall in love with the chivalry and the royal treatment offered by the staff of ‘Royal Orient Train’

    The Palace-modelled comfortable cabins, multi-cuisine restaurant, well-trained professionals, Bar, Spacious bathrooms and all other 5-Star Hotel facilities would definitely win your heart while onboard.

    Good to Know!

    • The Royal Orient Train operates throughout the year
    • Places covered such as – Delhi, Chittorgarh/Udaipur, Junagarh/Veraval, Sasan Gir/Dilwara, Palitana, Sarkhej, Ahmedabad & Jaipur
    • Fare charged on twin sharing/per cabin basis
    • India travellers: Approx INR 7480 + 4.5% Service tax
    • For international travellers: Approx $ 200 + 4.5% Service tax

      Fairy Queen Express

  7. Fairy Queen Express – Sweet and luxurious journey to Alwar & Sariska
    Want to experience the royal journey but lacking time? Welcome to the ‘Fairy Queen Express’ offering shortest but Royal journey. Constructed somewhere in 1855, Fairy Queen Express is one of the oldest trains powered by the oldest serving steam engine. The voyage taken by the ‘Fairy Queen’ would leave you awestruck due to the mesmerizing services it offers. With a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records and a receiver of National Tourism Award, Fairy Queen would certainly win your hearts while onboard.

    Good to Know!

    • The route covers places like Delhi, Alwar, Sariska
    • Operational between October to March
    • Runs on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month
    • Starting fares for the full package
    • INR 8,600 + Government taxes/Service taxes

    Note: Routes, schedules, places, tariffs, etc. for the luxury trains in this article are subject to changes following the directives of Indian Government with prior information. Please check the official website for detailed information before booking.

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