India is the seventh-largest country on the planet Earth and has the fourth-largest railway network around the world. Millions of people in the country travel in trains every day and reach their destinations. Also, Indian Railways(IRCTC) is famous for its luxury royal trains and today we will talk about those luxury and special trains of India that you should travel to at least once in a lifetime.
Best among all Indian luxury trains Maharaja’s Express is also one of the 5 most luxurious trains in the world. Tourists onboard get to experience the richness of the country in the most distinguished way possible. It was also voted “World’s Leading Luxury Train” for the years 2012,2013 and 2014 consecutively.
Maharaja’s Express is operational from October to April and plies on 5 different routes as mentioned below:
•The Heritage OF India: (Mumbai -Ajanta-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Bikaner-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Agra-Delhi).
•Gems Of India: (Delhi-Agra-Ranthambore-Jaipur-Delhi).
•The Indian Panorama: (Delhi-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra-Gwalior-Orchha-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Lucknow-Delhi).
•Indian Splendor: (Delhi-Agra-Ranthambore-Jaipur-Bikaner-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Balasinor-Mumbai).
•Treasures Of India: (Delhi-Agra-Ranthambore-Jaipur-Delhi).
2.Palace On Wheels
“Palace On Wheels” is another luxury train of India. Luxurious cabins, exquisite wallpapers, well-stocked bar, gracious hospitality, and local culture displayed by the artistic use of painting and handicrafts this train is very much like a palace on wheels that recreates the bygone era of kings and their royal palaces.
Months of operation of Palace On Wheels are from September to April on the route mentioned below:
3. Golden Chariot
The Golden Chariot is one of the superb luxury trains of India that takes you to some of the most tourist places in South India.
The Golden Chariot has AC chambers with royal interiors, bars, restaurants, mini gym, Ayurveda spa, and all 5-star facilities. It was also awarded as “Asia’s Leading Luxury Train” in the year 2013.
The Golden Chariot runs from October to March and plies on 2 different routes as mentioned below:
•Pride Of South: (Bangalore-Kabini-Mysore-Hassan-Hampi-Badami-Goa-Bangalore).
•Southern Splendor: (Bangalore-Chennai-Mahabalipuram-Pondicherry-Thanjavur-Madurai-Thrivunathpuram-Alleppey-Kochi-Bangalore).
4. Royal Orient Train
Traveling on the Royal Orient train is a combination of absolute chivalry and unimaginable opulence. It is one of the royal trains in India.
The palatial style cabins, well-trained hospitality, multi-cuisine restaurant with the “watering hole” bar, spacious baths, and almost all facilities come to your mind while imagining yourself in a 5-star hotel.
The Royal Orient train runs throughout the year on the route of:
5. Heritage On Wheels
One of the oldest luxury trains in India, The Heritage ON Wheels shows the traditions and cultures of Rajasthan that have been passed from one generation to another in the finest manner possible. Making travelers feel like a Queen or a King, this luxury train will surely offer a memorable experience.
•Route: Jaipur-Tal Chappar and Shekhawati-Jaipur.
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