Feel like Royals with Luxury Trains of India
The journey is considered to be one of the immeasurable parts of a travel adventure. So, why not have one of the most comfortable and luxurious train journeys. Discover the culture of India while going around in these luxury trains of India.
Maharajas' Express and Palace on Wheels are the two rail experiences that will take you right back to the era of kings and queens as you will be treated like royalty.
Luxury Trains in India does not just take you to destinations but they get you there in fashion. It exhibits the flawless blending of the love of a bygone period with modern art. Luxury train rides in India allow exceptional means to explore the pure soul of Indian culture.
Highlighting two impressive Indian rail routes across India, the leaflets by Travelogy India help you map a pleasant journey through time into a captivating era of traveling. India's rendezvous with luxury train journeys started with the entrance of Palace on Wheels train in 1982, and following then, luxury trains have accomplished one pillar after another.
We will share some details about these two majestic trains with you now:
1. Maharajas' Express
It is the most expensive luxury train in the World. The service was started in March 2010. The Maharajas' Express is a luxury train for tourists, owned and operated by IRCTC. The train has been furnished with recent facilities to offer satisfactory onboard experiences to the visitor, such as live television, WiFi, attached bathroom, dining cars, bar, lounge and souvenir shop. Bigger cabins have roll-top baths and large sitting rooms too.
14 carts with 43 singular cabins give seating and sleeping potential for 88 guests. This royal rail service has 20 Deluxe Cabins, 18 Junior Suites, 4 Suites and a Presidential Suite giving 5-star equivalent comfort. Both the Suites and the Presidential suite have a bathtub in the restroom, an extension to the bath cubicle.
It operates on 7 courses comprising more than 12 stops across North-West, South and Central India, mainly focused on Rajasthan between the months of October and April.
1. Treasures of India
Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
Places Covered: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and Delhi.
Find More: About the Journey of 3 Nights / 4 Days Delhi to Delhi Route Treasures of India
2. Heritage of India
Duration: 8 Nights / 7 Days
Places Covered: Mumbai, Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra and Delhi
Find More: About the Journey of 7 Nights / 8 Days Mumbai to Delhi Route The Heritage of India
3. The Indian Splendor
Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Places Covered: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Balasinor and Mumbai
Find More: About the Journey of 7 Nights / 8 Days Delhi to Mumbai Route The Indian Splendour
4. Indian Panorama
Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Places Covered: Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Gwalior, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Lucknow and Delhi
Find More: About the Journey of 7 Nights / 8 Days Delhi to Delhi Route The Indian Panorama
Find here: Booking of Maharajas’ Express For 2019 - 2020
More details about Maharajas Express:
- Maharajas Express luxury train cost
- Schedule of Maharajas Express train
- Maharajas Express Route Map
- Maharajas Express Photo Gallery
Read Also: 15 Most Expensive Trains in the World
2. Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheels began on 26 January 1982. The idea of the Palace on Wheels was acquired from the royal background of the carriages, which were the personal railway carriages of the past rulers of the princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India.
There are 23 carriages on the train. 104 sightseers can commute by this train. Each coach is nicknamed after ancient Rajput states like Dholpur, Dungargarh, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur. From Delhi and Udaipur to Bharatpur and Agra, this train goes to a lot of destinations.
The Train has a 7 Nights / 8 Days Course:
Day 1 - New Delhi
Day 2 - Jaipur
Day 3 - Sawai Madhopur and Chittaurgarh
Day 4 - Udaipur
Day 5 - Jaisalmer
Day 6 - Jodhpur
Day 7 - Bharatpur and Agra
Day 8 - Return to New Delhi
The cost of travelling in peak season (October - March) is comparatively more than the ones traveling in lean-season (September & April). The total cost of a Deluxe Cabin on Single Occupancy is USD 4550 (2, 95,934 INR) in lean season and USD 6055 (3, 93,820 INR) in peak season.
Find here: Palace on Wheels Departure Dates 2020, 2021 - 2022
Also Read: 5 Reasons! Why Visit Jaipur with Palace on Wheels Train
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