It was a moment of pride for the Indian railway, which is considered as the largest rail services in the world, to win a Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Award in Indonesia last year and winning the Best Luxury Train Awards by CNBC in the same year. These awards came as a bonus to this luxury train which has been voted The World’s Leading Luxury Train by the World Travel Awards for consecutive years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The journey in this royal travelling train includes various historical picturesque places in India including Aurangabad, Udaipur, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Lucknow, Khajuraho, Orchha, to name a few.
Palace on Wheels
One of the most famous luxury trains of India, Palace on Wheels are also known as the Heritage Train was introduced by the Indian Railways with Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation almost 34 years ago. Voted as the fourth luxurious train in the world, this train is embellished in the royal style. The coaches have various handicrafts, paintings and furnishings. The train covers areas including Delhi, Chittaurgarh, Jaipur, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Agra.
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
As similar as Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels was introduced to the travelling lovers in January 2009. The luxury tourist train which is managed by Indian Railways starts the journey from Delhi covering various parts of Rajasthan’s beautiful and heritage holding places, wildlife and much more. The journey includes Jodhpur, Udaipur, Varanasi, Sawai Madhopur, Varanasi, Khajuraho, to name a few. With super deluxe saloon, the train also includes dining and cuisine area, bar, souvenirs and spa.
The Golden Chariot
Covering the southern areas, this train takes you to the wonderful art and architectural land of south India. With a wonderful experience touring the southern tip on wheels, this train covers the area including Bangalore, Mysore, Kabini, Shravanabelagola, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam, Pattadakal, Goa and Alleppey among others.
The Deccan Odyssey
Air conditioners, internet connectivity and all the comforts along with some eye soothing views which were introduced to boost tourism in Maharashtra. The train takes you to various places in Maharashtra including Solapur, Nanded, Ajanta Ellora Nasik, Aurangabad, to name a few. With class cabins and multi cuisine restaurants, Deccan Odyssey is a perfect luxury travel in Maharashtra.