3 Luxury Train Journeys in India

If you are a traveler who likes to travel slowly and travel at the same time to a large number of places in one trip, then your list should be a trip on a luxury train in India. There are many trains to choose from the cross everything from plains, mountains, valleys, and cities. However, they are the best and have a slight advantage over others because of the premium service they provide.

The Maharajas Express

maharajas express
Maharajas Express

The Maharaja Express, which has been around for almost 10 years, has occupied its niche as one of the most luxurious trains in India. Cabins range from deluxe rooms to suites with seating areas and presidential suites. The train has about 5 different routes, all of which are focused on the state of Rajasthan and its surroundings, with trips ranging from 3 to 7 nights.

Palace on Wheels

palace on wheels
Palace on Wheels

As one of the 1st luxury leisure trains – it began operating in 1982 – Palace on Wheels has a unique charm. The train houses 14 saloon coaches (which look like mini-houses), each of which is named after a seat on the route, 2 restaurants, a lounge car, and 4 service cars for staff. This luxury train follows a route of 7 nights across northern India, starting from New Delhi. Rajasthan tour packages from Delhi following Jaipur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, and Agra.

The Deccan Odyssey

deccan odyssey
Deccan Odyssey

The Dean Odyssey train is the best way to explore alternative, less visited parts of Maharashtra and the Dean in central India. Operating since 2004, the train has a light, spacious cabins furnished with locally produced fabrics, 2 dining cars, salon, spa, and a small gym. The 7 days route around central India is certainly the most leisurely way to reach the remote ancient sites in Hampi, and even the 7 days ‘Hidden Treasures of Gujarat’ route is quite delightful.

Kumari Sujata

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