You can have different kinds of experiences when you are travelling by train. In fact train is not just a mode of transportation, it is much beyond it. There are some luxury train services in India that glamorize your experience and help you to get an experience that you will remember for a life time.
This experience actually takes you back to the times of the royals and the kings. They have a splendid brilliance that boosts of India’s royal past. These trains provide you with an experience that also helps you to understand the Indian culture.
In order to know more about the list of the luxury trains by the Indian railways you can go through the discussion given below:
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Maharaja’s Express Train
Maharaja’s Express – World Leading Luxury Train
This is a train that is considered to be the best amongst all the other luxury trains. This is one among the top 5 luxurious trains of the world. This train is half a mile long and has professionals who provide you with the best quality services. This is a train that has an exceptionally good hospitality, extravagant suites, bars that are fully stocked and also the butler services. This is also one of the best and the most expensive trains in India. If you want to experience the richness of India then this is the train that you should choose. Maharaja Express train was voted as the leading luxury train of the world for 7 consecutive years starting from 2012 to 2018.
The train has a total of four routes/itineraries – The Heritage of India, Indian splendor, the Indian Panorama and Treasures of India. This train operates from the month of October to the month of April. Checkout available schedule of Maharaja Express to book luxury train journey. The train fare is Rs. 2,07,250 per person per journeys.
Golden Chariot Train
Golden Chariot – South India Luxury Train
This is a train that is operated and also maintained by the Indian Railways. The IRCTC is the arm of Indian tourism. It signed a MOU with the state tourism of Karnataka in order to operate as well as market the Golden chariot. The Karnataka state tourism will very soon give hand over the operations of the Golden Charopt to IRCTC. There will therefore be a change in the itineraries that will now be a mix of the culture, wildlife, nature and also history. In the new itinerary, it will include Bandipur, Mysore, Halebid, Chikmagalur, Hampi, Bijapur and Goa. IRCTC will do some refurbishments internally and then start the train operations from March 2020.
This train will showcase the rich heritage and culture of India. This is a train that has as many as 18 coaches. There are a total of as many as 44 guest rooms and it can accommodate as many as 84 guests. This is a tourist luxury train and tours round all the important tourist places of Karnataka. The train fare is Rs. 299130 per person per journeys.
Palace on Wheels Train
Palace on Wheels – Voted No. 4 Luxury Train
This is luxury train and the Rajasthan tourism development cooperation together with the Indian Railways commenced its operations in order to promote Rajasthan tourism.
This train has a beautiful interior and it speaks a lot about the regal Rajasthan. The train started its operations way back in the year 1982 and the coaches are quite similar to the royal coaches of British India. Palace on Wheels starts from New Delhi and then goes to Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, and Agra. After this it finally returns to New Delhi. The train fare is Rs. 3,78,000 per person per journeys.
The luxury trains surely provide you with an experience that is worth remembering. These trains are expensive and luxury train provides unforgettable train journeys.