Top 6 Luxury Train Journeys in India
Do you love opulence? Are you into a comfortable living? If the answers are yes, then why not try a trip on the luxury trains of India. India is known for some of the most exquisite trains of the world which take you round the hotspots of the sub-continent. Why choose a luxury train over the standard ones?
Let us check out.
This is one of the oldest luxury trains of the country, which takes you through the gems of Rajasthan. Palace on Wheels has 14 coaches which are not only named after the royal provinces of Rajasthan but also are replica of the royal residences of the erstwhile monarchs and hunting lodges.
The suites are centrally air-conditioned and have modern facilities like free internet, streaming music, modern toiletries and television sets. This luxury train provides you with a lavish dining experience which contains quintessential Rajasthani and global cuisines and high quality drinks.
Palace on Wheels takes you through Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Ranthambore National Park and Agra.
This train is an upgraded form of Palace on Wheels. This luxury train comes with super deluxe suites and has exquisite theme colors, like ruby, pearl and sapphire.
The train has two dining halls, namely, Swaran Mahal and Sheesh Mahal. From authentic Rajasthani cuisines to continental and Chinese delicacies, the kitchen offers food that not only fills your stomach but also your heart. The restaurant is exquisitely beautiful, being made from wood and crystal.
The train takes you to Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Ranthambore National Park, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Agra.
This is one of the most lavish trains of the world. Maharaja Express ensures a 5-star living at its suites, the airy rooms, the soft beds draped in expensive linens, the most modern toiletries, the classic furniture, individual climate control and the free internet facility, every part of the train evokes opulence.
Maharajas Express has two dining cars, Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal which provide nine types of cuisines, like Jain meal, lactose free meal, vegan meal, non-vegetarian meal and many more.
The train is also special with its mini bar, air ambulance, library and on board water filtration plant.
The train takes you to Agra, FatehpurSikri, Jaipur, Lucknow, Ranthambhore, Varanasi, Aurangabad, Balasinor, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Gwalior, Khajuraho and Orchha.
With 12 luxurious coaches, Deccan Odyssey are fully equipped with modern facilities like air conditioners, free Wi-Fi facility and takes you almost through all the popular spots of India, from Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Hyderabad.
This carriage takes you through the rock temples and the heritage monuments of South India. Golden Chariot is a replica of the art and architecture reflected at the monuments of Mysore and Belur. While the soft beds are draped with hand-woven bed spreads, the Ayurveda SPA helps you get a sound sleep after a long day exploration.
Tourists can even go for business meets at the business center of the train or enjoy some fun time with friends at the bar lounge.
The train takes you to Bengaluru, Kabini, Mysore, Shravanabelagola, Belur, Halebeedu, Hampi, Badami, Pattadakal and Goa.
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This is one of the recent wonders of Indian Railways. Tejas Express at present runs between Mumbai and Goa. The train has also been referred for Delhi- Chandigarh and Surat- Mumbai route. The train is known for its tremendous speed of 200 km/ hr. and also for its modern amenities. The train has couple of executive chairs with premium leather seats. Every coach has LCD screens even at the middle of the seating arrangement so that every passenger can entertain themselves to the fullest. Last but not the least; the food in this train is prepared by star chefs and passengers can stay in touch with the world availing the free internet facility.
Tejas Express ensure scent percent security of the passengers through its auto-lock system; it locks automatically when the train is in running condition. The washrooms are modern with washbasins and liquid soaps.
Hence re-define your India tour travelling on any of the luxury trains mentioned above.