A Journey Of Dreams On The Luxury Trains Of India

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Though incredible India fascinates you, often journey to these places takes a toll on your health. Hence to make your journey as lavish as the places you visit, Indian rails have come up with a series of luxury trains. Let us checkout some of the luxury train tours in India.

Palace on Wheels

Among the luxury train tours in India, the Palace on Wheels tops the charts; considered to be the 4th best luxury train tour of the world. As you step into the train it takes you back to the Rajput era; men cladded in traditional Rajasthani dress with turbans and women in gorgeous ghagras and large bangles greet you, wall to wall carpets, golden chandeliers and rich décor transforms the train into a Rajput palace.


This cruise train consists of 14 air conditioned deluxe salons, which are named after different provinces of Rajasthan and has two grand restaurants, Maharaja and Maharani. Food available at these restaurants is delicacies of Rajasthan, besides Continental and Chinese. Every salon has separate lounges where you can sip your favourite beverage chatting with friends and other travellers. The rooms are comfortable with television, music facilities, intercoms and attached bathrooms, besides motif furniture and soft beds.

Palace on wheels pick you up from Delhi and takes you through Pink city of Jaipur, Lake city of Udaipur, Golden city of Jaisalmer, Sun city of Jodhpur, wildlife of Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur and Chittorgarh and lastly to the city of Mughal architecture, Agra.

The Maharaja Express

Another luxury train tours in India is the Maharaja Express.            A journey on this train is not only relaxing but also one of the best ways to know the lifestyle of the Indian monarchs. The guest salons of the train are decorated to exhibit the opulence of the bygone era and are named after the stones of the Navaratnas. Each guest cabin of Maharaja Express represents the private rooms of the royals and hence come with large wardrobes, individual climate control facilities and heavenly beds and ambience. Direct international calling system, round the clock paramedic, Wi-Fi and television are connections with the outer world.

The dining halls of Maharaja Express, namely, the Mayur Mahal and the Rang Mahal serve delectable royal cuisines (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) on gold lined plates and crystalline glasses.

The Maharaja Express takes you through Mumbai, Delhi, Vadodara, Udaipur, Bikaner, Ranthambhore, Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi, Lucknow, Bandhavgarh and others; itineraries differ to suit the convenience of the tourists.

The Golden Chariot

If you are looking for a luxury train in India for checking out the spellbinding beauty of South, then Golden Chariot is your option. Recently being recognised as ‘Asia’s leading luxury train,’ the Golden Chariot portrays the rich culture and elegance of South India. as you step into the train, you are taken back to the 12th century Hosalya temple; the marvellous interiors of the salon will leave you awestruck. 44 air-conditioned cabins, 11 interconnected salons, separate cabin for physically challenged are decorated keeping n mind the need of a traveller. While the LCD television keeps you engaged, the electric sockets can enable charging of electronics; the private washrooms come with five start accessories. Hence a long tour to South India is no more tiring and scary when you are travelling on the Golden Chariot.

You can board this train from Bangalore which then takes you to the city of palaces, Mysore, to the mysterious jungles of Kabini, to the ruins of Hampi and exotic beaches of Goa.

Hence now travel is no more a nightmare with luxury train tours in India.

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