Luxury Trains of India that Give New Definition to Lavish Vacations

EaseMyTrip April 17, 2024

India is a land of diversity that attracts everyone from different corners of the world. Matching with the tunes of every single heart, its gives them a superb travel experience. Being home to the most affable, warm and hospitable citizens, it offers a lot to explore during vacations. For giving its inbound tourism a right shape and inviting more foreign tourists, Indian tourism industry has come with this exclusive concept of luxury trains. Luxury trains of India have given a new definition to travel in India by offering royal hospitality into an elegant ambiance and through exquisite dining services. If you have been bored of traveling by flights in various domestic cities, these luxury trains come as a relief for you. Designed beautifully for providing a relaxed and an elegant ride, these trains reflect the culture and traditions of India. Luxury train tours are offered in India by Maharajas Express, the Indian Maharaja, Deccan Odyssey, Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels and the Golden Chariot. Know more about these luxury trains of India in detail.

Maharaja Express

Starting in the year 2010, Maharajas Express is the true replica of the Europe’s Orient Express. It is awarded with the title of “World’s Leading Luxury Train” for 6 successive years by the World Travel Awards. Completely owned by IRCTC, the train takes you on 5 pan-Indian journeys while crossing through few of the most wonderful destinations of India. Maharaja Express train can carry 84 passengers, features 2 restaurants along with other unraveled facilities. It is one among the most renowned luxury trains of India.

Starting Point: Delhi (North), Trivandrum (South)
Tariff: Starting at INR 3.97 Lakh*

Palace on Wheels

Palace on Wheels is the beginner of a royal train journey in India that makes your journey truly royal and special. This amazing luxury train of India features 14 saloons that are luxuriously prepared with plush amenities. It offers a 7-days journey across the royal state of Rajasthan and you also get to visit some attractions of Agra. The train features 2 restaurants having a majestic setting that gives perfect feel for royal meals.

Starting Point: Jaipur
Approximate Tariff: Starting at INR 3.63 Lakh*

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

Symbolizing an itinerant extravaganza, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is a royal luxury train that operates from the royal state of Rajasthan. Through its 7-nights journey, it brings out the cultural ethos of India by taking you on a wonderful selection of destinations and letting you have visits to amazing forts and palaces. The train has 14 luxury cabins having all state-of-the-art amenities. Its dining facility provides you the ultimate experience.

Starting Point: Delhi
Approximate Tariff: Starting at INR 3.78 Lakh*

The Deccan Odyssey

Embark on a royal journey with Deccan Odyssey and witness the glorious history of Maratha while exploring the architectural marvels, cultural excursions, and wonderful experiences. The train features 21 gracefully appointed coaches out of which only 11 coaches are meant to give accommodation to the guests. It also features 2 restaurants serving gourmet selections of delicious cuisines. Other facilities are also available to make your journey to be cherished forever.

Starting Point: Mumbai or Delhi
Tariff: Starting from INR 4.27 Lakh*

The Golden Chariot

The Golden Chariot is the only luxury train of India that takes you on a journey to the captivating landscapes of South India. The train has 19 cabins including 11 guest coaches. All the coaches are named after the ruling empire of a bygone era and offer all lavish amenities for a luxurious train journey. The train has 2 amazing restaurants offering an elegant dining experience in a serene atmosphere.

Starting Point: Bangalore
Tariff: Starting from INR 16,000 per night*

Royal Orient Train

Royal Orient Train is an incredible luxury train that travels between Gujarat and Rajasthan and shows the cultures and travel places of the both states of India. Services this train started in year 1994-95 as a joint venture of the Gujarat Tourism and Indian Railways. The Royal Orient train offers a 7-days journey with all 5 star facilities. It features a lounge in each of its coach, where passengers can read books and magazines, watch TV, listen to music and chat.

Starting Point: Delhi
Tariff: Starting from INR 76, 00 per night*

Fairy Queen

The Fairy Queen is a steam locomotive that runs between the capital city of India – New Delhi and Alwar of Rajasthan. It created a place for itself in the Guinness Book of Records for being the oldest in regular operation after being considered to be a luxury train to promote tourism in Rajasthan. The tourist train was launched in 1982 and in 1999; it was awarded National Tourism Award.

Starting Point: Delhi
Tariff: Starting from INR 8600*

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, book your train tickets with EaseMyTrip and embark on an unforgettable journey. Don’t forget to check the pnr status of your ticket to confirm the status of your booking to avoid hassles and confusion.

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