Delightful Luxury Train Journeys In India | Airfarebooking

Air transport is the most convenient mode of travel whether you are traveling domestically or internationally. But the Luxury train Journeys in India make the air travels pale in comparison. Here is the list of the top four India Trains that take you on exhilarating journeys and you can travel in style like Royalty. Get your direct flights from Canada to India with low-cost flights and travel safely to India with Airfarebooking and enjoy the luxurious train rides.

Look forward to five-star hospitality with scrumptious delicacies and visiting the finest tourist destinations. We have discussed in this article the routes, amenities, and luxuries that trains in India offer. 

Top Luxury Trains of India

Scroll to find the information on the top four Indian Luxury trains namely Maharaja’s Express, Palace on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey, and The Golden Chariot. Traveling in these trains is safe for you during post-COVID times while you can enjoy the rich cultural heritage and visit the lovely destinations that you have marked on your bucket list. 

Maharaja’s Express

Maharaja’s Express

The train that is known as the most luxurious train in the world and has been voted as the world’s leading luxury train for 7 consecutive years at World Travel Award, Maharajas’ Express, offers well-crafted journeys that people often call the journeys of a lifetime. Maharaja’s Express takes you across popular cities like Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur with other culturally rich cities and gives a glimpse of the glorious past. The train runs between October and April.

The cabins on Maharaja’s Express

There are four categories of cabins namely Deluxe Cabin, Junior Suite, Suite, and Presidential Suite that can accommodate 84 guests in 23 Cabins. 

  • Restaurants – Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal
  • Bars – Safari Bar and rajah bar
  • Bathtub with hot and cold water
  • Luggage holder under the bed
  • Electronic Safe
  • AC
  • Writing Table
  • Butler Service
Routes Covered
  1. The Indian Splendor tour of Maharaja Express is a week-long tour of 6Nights and 7days. It passes from major Indian cities namely Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Mumbai. 
  2. The Indian Panorama tour of Maharaja Express is a week-long tour of 6Nights and 7days. It passes from 9 Indian cities namely Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Gwalior, Khajuraho, Varanasi, and Lucknow.
  3. The Heritage of India tour of Maharaja Express is a week-long tour of 6Nights and 7days. It passes from culturally rich Indian cities that have high historic significance namely Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Gwalior, Khajuraho, Varanasi, and Lucknow.
  4. The Treasures of India tour of Maharaja Express is a tour of 3Nights and 4days. It passes from famous Indian cities that are popular travel destinations namely Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, and Agra.

Palace on Wheels

Palace on Wheels

The Palace on Wheels is the first luxury train of India and is inspired by the royal carriages of former kings and viceroys and covers cities that include forts, palaces, havelis, and natural wonders. Have a glimpse of the culture and heritage of India. The train runs between September and April and it departs from the Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi. 

The cabins on Palace on Wheels

There are 41 cabins with antique furniture and mirror work with miniature paintings. There are 14 saloons also named after cities in Rajasthan. There are two categories of cabins with 39 Deluxe cabins and 2 Super Deluxe Cabins.

  • Mini party
  • Luggage Collection
  • Wi-Fi
  • Newspaper/Magazine
  • Khidmatgar – a personal attended as locally called
  • Bathrooms are attached with hot and cold water
  • Channel music System
Routes Covered

Palace on Wheels has a week-long tour of 7Nights and 8days that passes from major cities of Rajasthan namely Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, and Agra. Dive into the rich cultural escape of Rajasthan with this tour.

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Deccan Odyssey

Deccan Odyssey

Are you planning to travel to South India during your vacations? Then the Deccan Odyssey is the perfect train journey for you with its 6 routes of 7N/ 8D. Deccan Odyssey takes its guests across the Western Ghats, Konkan Coast, and also provides them with a 5-star resort on wheels. The journey is entertaining with cultural programs that you get to witness and mouth-watering foods. The train runs from December to May.

The cabins on Deccan Odyssey

The Deccan Odyssey has 36 Deluxe Cabins and 4 Presidential Suites that are spacious and can accommodate 80 guests. It has 21 coaches with 1 bar car, 1 spa car, 2 generators, 2 dining cars, 2 staff cars, and 12 passenger cars. 

  • Saloon
  • Bar Lounge
  • Ayurvedic Spa
  • Conference Hall
  • Dining Car
  • Individual climate control in-cabin
  • Mini gymnasium
  • Air ambulance for emergencies
  • Paramedics on board with 24-hour services
Routes Covered
  1. Deccan Odyssey takes on you a journey for 7 Nights and 8 Days with its “The Maharashtra Splendor” tour and passes from 10 major Indian cities namely Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, and Agra. 
  2. The Indian Odyssey tour takes from New Delhi, the National capital of India and ends in the ‘City of Dreams’ Mumbai. It passes from Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Vadodara, and Ellora Caves. It is a 7 Nights and 8 Days tour. 
  3. Take the Indian Sojourn, a 7 Nights and 8 days takes you from Mumbai to Delhi while passing a different city each day. This route follows the following cities Mumbai, Vadodara, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Agra, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, and Delhi. 
  4. Travel the famous tourist destinations of the Deccan Plateau with “Jewels of the Deccan” tour of Deccan Odyssey, which is a 7 Nights and 8 days tour. It takes you from Mumbai, Bijapur, Aihole, Pattadakal, Hampi, Hyderabad, Ellora Caves, and Ajanta Caves, waking you up in a different destination every day.
  5. Travel the “Hidden Treasures of Gujarat” in Deccan Odyssey passing from Mumbai, Vadodara, Palitana, Sasan Gir, Somnath, Little Rann of Kutch, Modhera, Patan, and Nashik. It is a lovely 7 Nights and 8 Days tour covering beautiful places in Gujarat. 
  6. Go on a wild train adventure with the “Maharashtra Wild trail” tour of Deccan Odyssey. It is a 7 Nights and 8 Days tour that takes you from Mumbai to Nashik passing from Aurangabad, Pench (Ramtek), Tadoba, and Ajanta in between.

The Golden Chariot

The Golden Chariot

The Golden Chariot runs from October till March and has well-curated itineraries for its guests planning to travel to South India. Explore the best of South India like Bengaluru, Hampi, Ajanta Caves, and Ellora Caves. The best thing about this luxury train is that you get to wake up to a new destination each morning and enjoy the cultural place of these lovely locations. Bask in friendly hospitality services, virtuous services, and cultural interactions.  

The cabins on The Golden Chariot

The train has 11 guest carriages named after the ruling dynasties of South India and each carriage has 4 Deluxe cabins. There are 13 double Bed Cabins, 30 Twin Bed Cabins, and 1 cabin for differently-abled too. 

  • Attached bathrooms
  • Wardrobes
  • LCD TV
  • Mysore and Hoysala inspired furniture
  • Vanity
  • Traditional Decor
  • AC Cabins
  • Temperature Control Facilities
Routes Covered
  1. Visit Bengaluru, Bandipur, Mysore, Halebidu, Chikmagalur, Hampi, Badami, and Goa in the “Pride of Karnataka” tour of The Golden Chariot. It is a week-long 6 Nights and 8 Days train journey. 
  1. Travel the best tourist destinations of South India with the “Jewels of South” tour of The Golden Chariot. You pass from Bengaluru, Bandipur, Mysore, and Hampi in this 6 Nights and 7 days train journey. 
  1. The “Glimpses of Karnataka” tour of the Golden chariot takes from Bengaluru to Hampi with Bandipur and Mysore in between. It is a short tour of the Golden Chariot and is only 3 Nights and 4 Days long. 

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