Top 7 Luxury trains in India
Riding this train in India is a dream come true.The luxury train setoffs from Mumbai for a seven day tour to Maharastra tourist spots like Ajanta-Ellora caves ,Ratnagiri and Goa among other places.The tourist train in India is inspired from Palace On Wheels that operates in Rajasthan.
Its 5 star facilities include two restaurants ,one bar, one sauna,a business centre and other such amenities on train.
Fairy Queen (locomotive)
When you ride the Fairy Queen train , you enjoy a journey on a tourist train that happens to be the world's oldest steam engine still operational and plying between New Delhi to Alwar in Rajasthan ,India.In your two day adventure tour you also get to see the Sariska Tiger Reserve.
And remember ,there would be only thirty-eight co-passengers in your journey on this 155 year old tourist train !
The Golden Chariot
The 88 seated purple-gold tourist train ,Golden Chariot,starts from Bangalore and covers places of tourist interest in Karnataka and Goa.The train provides a 7 day tours to places like Mysore Palace and Hoysaleswara Temple among others.Of late there was also a facility of extended two week tour covering places like Kanyakumari and Trivandrum.The solo luxury train to provide a wi-fi connectivity also accompanies two restaurants, a lounge bar, and conference, gym and spa facilities.
Royal Orient Train
The train will show you cultures and travel places of Gujarat and Rajasthan in India.The Royal Orient train among other 5 star facilities also includes a lounge in every coach where passengers can read books and magazines, watch television, listen to music and interact with other passengers.
The 7 day journey of this luxury train starts from travel spots in Delhi and covers Chittorgarh all the way to Palitana in Gujarat.
Palace on Wheels
Palace on Wheels is the India's first luxury train whose success triggered the start of more similar trains in India.The luxury train service was started in 1982 and commutes between Delhi and places of Rajasthan.The onboard restaurent -"The Maharaja" and "The Maharani" provides you an opportunity to enjoy Rajasthani cuisines and hospitality.
The 7 day tour in this train covers Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur, and Agra.
Maharaj Express which means King's Coach stands by what it means.The most expensive luxury train in India will need you to spend as high as $800 person/day.The train interiors are carved with ivory and golden hardwares.The train shuttles between Delhi to Mumbai and Delhi - Lucknow covering places like Ranthambore , Khajuraho and Varanasi.The train has got a bar, a lounge, restaurants, butlers and valet service among others.
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
The improved Palace on Wheels i.e. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels takes a similar route as Palace on Wheels ploying on a 7 day travel on places like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Agra among others.You will witness the beauty of Taj Mahal of Agra and Lake Palace of Jaipur in this journey as well.