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Trains and luxury would not have sounded synonymous until recently, when the Indian Railways unfurled state-of-the-art luxurious trains that spin across various parts of India. Keep calm, since to travel on these trains would be no less than residing in the most royal and grand hotels you could wish.
By re-living the fantasy of travelling back in time and experiencing the royal interests and experiences, these luxury trains offer tourists to witness the rich cultural heritage of the country with utmost comfort and luxury. These trains and services extend beyond the imaginable boundaries with lavish interiors, majestic ambience, and an exquisite palette of gastronomical delicacies.
Curious to know more? Check out the 5 best luxury trains in India that are worth experiencing!
Voted as the 4th best luxury train in India, the iconic Palace On Wheels tours the royal lands of Rajasthan. Launched as a joint endeavour between Indian Railways and Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation to boost tourism in the state, it covers a circuit route starting from Delhi and covering prominent locations in Rajasthan. As recent as 2009, their services got refurbished, and the train was re-launched with stunning new décor and a promise of un-parallelled luxurious hospitality.
The Maharaja’s Express provides an excellent chance for a ride in sheer grandeur and utmost luxury. It covers four selected routes across the north-western and central parts of the country. This mile-long train houses the most skilled and trained hospitality industry professionals, ensuring that every tourist receive a unique experience of exploring different parts of the country. From lavish suites to personal butler, you get everything beyond imagination!
Oriented to promote tourism in Maharashtra, the Deccan Odyssey is a state-of-the-art luxury train that gives you the feel of residing in five-star hotels or even heritage palaces. It accommodates different trips across Maharashtra for seven nights, eight days each. Housing an elegant multi-cuisine restaurant managed by the Taj group of hotels, grand lounges and even an onboard spa, the train is everything dreams turning into reality.
Taking you a spin around the grandeur of Southern India, the Golden Chariot boasts irreplaceable hospitality. Launched in 2008, it provides a distinct itinerary for touring the most off-beat locations in Southern India. With a combination of world-class luxury with a hint of the rich cultural heritage of the southern states, this luxury train service vows to provide something memorable for each of its travellers.
Presenting a delightful experience in travelling across some of the prominent tourist sights across Rajasthan is Royal Rajasthan On Wheels. Like the heritage roots of its land, the train has safeguarded tenets of royal hospitality for each of its passengers. The train covers all major tourist attractions in the city, from palaces to wildlife hubs. It is a true embodiment of supreme luxury.
Well, hurry up and grab a chance to explore these grand trips on wheels with your beloved. Let us know on which of these would you love to travel super soon!