It's All About Luxury On Wheels This Winter

It's All About Luxury On Wheels This Winter
Palace on Wheels was India's first luxury train, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

What better way to spend this winter than travelling in a luxury train?

Roop Sawhney
December 03 , 2019
06 Min Read

India's luxury trains are a class apart. Royal treatment, luxurious settings, the finest meals, they almost seem to good to be true, doesn't it? This winter, keep your date with one of these five luxury trains in India. Trust us when we say you may never want to get off of it!

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Maharajas’ Express
Perhaps one of the most well known and most luxurious, the Maharajas’ Express isn’t just a luxurious train ride but also a trip across India. The luxury train offers a multitude of services and a wide array of stays and journeys to choose from. With tasteful interiors, you will be spoilt for choice. The Maharajas’ Express offers the deluxe cabin, junior suite, suite and presidential suite to its customers. On a 7-day visit across India, the Maharajas’ Express will show you the Taj Mahal in Agra, the intricate sculptures in Khajuraho, the Rambagh Palace hotel in Jaipur and many other cities including Varanasi, Bikaner, Udaipur and Jodhpur. Flagging off from Delhi, a ride in Maharajas’ Express should be on top of your winter vacay list. But we must warn you, this ticket to ride might burn a hole in your pocket! You can visit their website here.


Golden Chariot
True to its name this luxury train is your golden ticket to south India. Inspired by ancient architecture, this train will literally and metaphorically transport you to the gorgeous and intricately designed temples of southern India. Housing saloons, restaurants, lounge bars, spas and a gym, you might never want to get off this train. On an 8-day tour on this train, you will see the palace in Mysuru, the jungles of Kabini, the ruins of Hampi and the churches and beaches of Goa. Visitors can opt for any of the two tours that the Golden Chariot offers. Visit their website here

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With its majestically decorous interiors, cordial hospitality, and an ambrosial amalgam of a bygone royal era, the Palace On Wheels recreates a rejuvenating journey unraveling the real essence of Rajputana’s royal hues through its 7-days #LuxuryTrain journey.  #VistIncredibleIndia #incredibleindia #palaceonwheels

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Palace On Wheels
The first luxury train to exist in India, the Palace on Wheels revolutionised luxury travel in the country. Peppered with antiques, royal furniture, handicrafts and painting, the Palace on Wheels took inspiration from the luxury of the erstwhile Indian rulers. With 23 coaches in the train complete with state-of-the-art facilities, they are named after the former Rajputana states and the interiors have been done thematically. Indeed a palatial experience, the train will take you through the cities of Jaipur, Ranthambhore, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra. You can visit their website here.

Royal Orient Train
Be prepared to be treated like royalty on the Royal Orient Train. Taking you through a journey to experience the rich culture and heritage of India, this exotic delight is the perfect way to spend your winter vacay. The train boasts of 13 coaches of royal goodness, comprising of bars, lounges, multi-cuisine restaurants and tastefully furnished rooms. Taking off from the Capital city, the Royal Orient Train will take you through Udaipur, Veraval, Dilwara, Sarkhej, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. Book your tickets here.

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The Deccan Odyssey
Experience the magnificence of Central India via the Deccan Odyssey. Taking you through the likes of Vadodara, Mumbai, Nashik, Ajanta and Ellora, you will get an extremely unique glimpse into India’s wonders. On board you will experience luxury like no other. The train is no different than a hotel except with wheels. There are spas, restaurants, bars, luxurious suites and rooms, and a gym. Each coach is more lavish and more extravagant than the other. Experience true opulence with the Deccan Odyssey where they offer six different packages all mixed and matched to cater to your different vacation needs. Visit their website here

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