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Luxury Train Travel in India - Let the Saga of Romance, Elegaces and Adventure Unfold
LUXURY TRAINS OF INDIA THE PRIDE OF INDIAN RAILWAYS
Trains are more about a journey full of experiences, than just a mode of transportation. Taking this experience to a whole new level are the luxury trains of India that glam up your trip and take you back in the era of kings and royalty. Magnificent, with a majestic grandeur that boasts of the royal past of India, these luxury trains offer a one-of-a-kind experience to discover the many facets of India's culture.
- Here's a list of luxury trains Tours run and maintained by the Indian Railways:
Owned and operated by IRCTC, Maharajas' Express is the most expensive luxury train in India. It runs between October and April, covering around 12 destinations, most of which lie in Rajasthan. While the fare for a Deluxe Cabin for one adult is $3,850 (Around Rs. 2 lakh 80 thousand) for 4 days and 3 nights, it goes up to $12,900 if you book a Presidential Suite. The train offers different itineraries between the months of September and April, which include experiences such as meeting the members of the royal family, attending the elephant polo match in Jaipur, and visiting the temples of Khajuraho.
The pride of royal Rajasthan, Palace on Wheels stands true to its name with a lavish interior that speaks volumes about the regal Rajasthan. The train started back in 1982, based on the royal train coaches of British era, which used to be the personal coaches of erstwhile rulers of the princely states. The train starts its journey from New Delhi and covers Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, and Agra, before returning to Delhi.
This is a luxury train for touring around popular spots in South India, in the states of Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Pondicherry, depending on the itinerary. The tariff for 06 nights Train Tour will be around USD 4200 per person. Passing through the resplendent surroundings of lush green forests and breathtaking waterfalls, the train not only provides a royal accommodation but also offers a spa treatment, restaurants and a bar, among other facilities.
Based on the model of Palace on Wheels, this train was launched with an aim to boost tourism in Maharashtra. It starts from Mumbai, covers 10 popular tourist locations including Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Aurangabad, Ajanta-Ellora Nasik, Pune, returning to Mumbai. While a deluxe cabin for a single person costs $5,250 per person, you'll have to shell out $7950 per person to book a presidential suite.