Top 10 Luxury Trains in India


A luxury tour to India has various forms. You can either book a comfortable resort which will take care of all your requirements, or you can have a leisure cruise ship trip where along with fun and beauty you will also get complete relaxation; visit the exotic hills of country that will provide you a sense of serenity or explore the spiritual side of the lands which will make your trip extremely memorable, so many things are there to explore.

But there is one more, the luxury train rides in the country. These train packages will not only show you around some best heritage places of the country, but give you proper luxury, comfort and all required amenities of a holiday.

Top 10 luxury trains in India are :

So take a look at some of the most popular train packages of the country and explore another side of an Indian tour, in extreme leisure.

  • Palace on Wheels

Launched by Indian Railways, to promote Rajasthan tourism, this luxury train takes an 8 days journey, starting from New Delhi and moving on to various places of Rajasthan. With an exquisite decoration, itinerary and dining facilities, do not miss the charm of palace on Wheels.

  • Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

A blend of Royal splendor and modern facilities, this train takes you to an unforgettable luxury trip of Rajasthan. Starting from Delhi, this train will move onto the forts and palaces of Rajasthan and also the Khajuraho temples of Madhya Pradesh; Varanasi and Agra, and cover a complete 7 day journey with absolutely grands services.

  • The Indian Maharaja

This train will take you to the lands of Maharashtra and some other beautiful places of India, like Rajasthan, and Agra. A venture of Ministry of Railway of the country, this is a very regal and luxurious train trip, which will give you a kingly experience for 8 days.

  • Royal Orient Train

This exotic ride will take you on a trip to two western states of the country and its delightful places. In its 7 day long journey, Royal Orient will depart from Delhi and cover various destinations from Gujarat to Rajasthan and give you an absolute sense of luxury.

  • The Maharaja Express

Covering all the wonderful destinations of India and showing their heritage and beauty to the tourists, The Maharaja offers four different itineraries to the people, which you can choose according to your liking. With absolute luxury and additional facilities, this ride will be a ride of a lifetime.

  • The Heritage on Wheels

Providing a complete Bikaneri delight, this luxury train is made on the lines of Palace on the Wheels, and cover various destinations of Rajasthan. Watch the havelis, majestic palaces and sand dunes of Rajasthan, and enjoy the comfort of the royal ride.

  • The Golden Chariot

Through a 7 nights and 8 days long sojourn, this train will take you to the amazing places of Karnataka, especially the iconic ruins of Hampi. Other cities of the state along with the coastal lands of Goa, all can be seen in the luxury of this royal train.

  • Deccan Odyssey

Indian Railways and Government of Maharashtra has brought this venture, which will take you to the most amazing places of Maharashtra. The heritage trip of Maharashtra and coastal beauty of Goa, both are covered in this trip, in 8 days. The beauty outside matches the luxury inside in perfect balance.

  • Fairy Queen

Discovered during the British Raj, this luxury train has the oldest engine, and covers a journey of 2 days from Delhi to Alwar. Giving you a historical treat and a royal experience, you can enjoy all the comforts and facilities that a tourist requires on his journey. You also get to stay at the Sariska Tiger Reserve and enjoy an ethereal India.

  • The Darjeeling Toy Train

This iconic train, boasting as one of the oldest in the country, is not only popular for the beautiful sights it takes you through but also for the form it is constructed in. Behold the mighty Kanchenjunga and Bengal beauty through this heritage train, and experience a classic charm of Indian tour.

Last updated : Jan 03, 2012

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