Luxury train travel in India, though has been around for the last almost 30 years, since the introduction of the Palace on Wheels, has recently gained a lot of popularity, and tourists to the Indian subcontinent, now seem to have discovered, that luxury trains are a wonderful way to experience the sights and sounds of India. The growing popularity of Luxury train travel in India has resulted in an increase in the number of Luxury trains operating, and there are now atleast 4 Luxury train trips that are available regularly during the tourist season from October to March/April each year. Scroll down to see the list of Luxury train journeys in India, and choose the one that attracts you. India tours online offers instant reservations for all luxury trains in India, and also pre and post tour accommodation packages.
Palace on Wheels
India's first and most famous luxury train, the Palace on Wheels, has been operating for over 20 years now. Till date, it continues to be the most popular amongst the luxury trains in India. The opulent train provides a wonderful experience of living and travelling like the erstwhile Indian Royalty.
Routes and itineraries
Since its inauguration the Palace on Wheels covered the royal Rajasthan (Jaipur, Ranthambhore, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur) along with the Mughal City, Agra on a 7-night long tour.
The award-winning Maharajas Express is among the best of luxury trains in world. The Indian luxury train is the most luxurious as well as exclusive, setting the new standard of luxury that puts is on the list of the best.
Accommodation onboard has four cabin categories, in options of deluxe cabins, junior suites & suites and the best-in-class, the Presidential Suite. Indulge in royal pampering as the Presidential Suite recreates the life of the Maharajas.
The Maharajas Express offers several itineraries each offering an experience of India like never before. Journeys include Pan-India, Golden Triangle Circuit, South India, etc.
The Deccan Odyssey feature among the top Indian luxury trains for its amazing range of luxuries that are fit for royalty. The odyssey offered by the train gift with lifelong experiences. Starting from Mumbai, the train has pan-India journeys with interesting stops that include beaches of Goa, vineyards of Nashik, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, etc.
With 21 coaches of 11 of them are dedicated to the guest cabins, Deccan Odyssey features two restaurants, a bar car, a spa, a gym and conference cabin for business needs. Aboard the train you feel life esteemed guests while even on sightseeing you collect cherished moments.