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Must Travel Luxurious Trains Atleast Once In a Life Time

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Indian railways do offer so many packages for holidays, pilgrim tour packages and many more. Indian culture, diversity, traditions and royalty can be best explored by travelling through luxurious trains.

This holiday get ready to pack your bags to experience India’s royalty.

Here are the luxury trains that Indian railways are offering.

1. The Golden Chariot

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The train which has gym and spa facilities that connects tourists of Karnataka and Goa is started by Karnataka State Toursim Development Corporation.

It has 19 coaches that are colored purple. It has 2 restaurants, lounge bar, conference room, gym and spa facilities, on board internet connectivity, live television service.

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Price: 25 to 50 thousand per person per journey.

It is currently operating on two different 7 Nights circuits of South India.

1. Pride of the South

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destinations Covered: Bangalore – Mysore – Hampi – Belur – Kabini – Badami – Goa – Bangalore

2. Southern Splender

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destinations Covered: Bangalore – Chennai – Mamallapuram – Pondicherry – Tiruchirapalli – Thanjavur – Madurai – Thiruvananthapuram – Poovar – Kochi – Kerala Backwaters

 

2. The Maharajas Express

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The train offers royal experience to explore illuminating destinations in India from Mumbai to Delhi. It is the most expensive luxury train in India which is the joint venture of IRCTC and travel agency Cox and Kings India.

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The facilities include large dining, bar, lounge, generator, LCD TVs, direct dial phone, internet, individual temperature controls and in suite bathroom.

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Price: 2.75 to 10 lakh per person per Journey

It runs on 5 circuits…

1. Gems of India

Duration        4 Days

Fare Starting From       $ 3,850

Season   Oct To Apr

Destinations Covered: Delhi-Agra-Ranthambore-Jaipur-Delhi

 

2. The Heritage of India

Duration        8 Days

Fare Starting From       $ 6,840

Season   Oct To Apr

Destinations Covered: Mumbai-Ajanta- Udaipur – Jodhpur- Bikaner – Jaipur- Ranthambore- Agra- Delhi

 

3. The Indian Panorama

Duration        8 Days

Fare Starting From       $ 5,980

Season   Oct To Apr

Destinations Covered: Delhi – Jaipur- Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri-Agra – Gwalior – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Lucknow – Disembark in Delhi

 

4. Treasures of India

Duration        4 Days

Fare Starting From       $ 3,850

Season   Oct To Apr

Destinations Covered: Delhi – Agra –Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi

 

5. The Indian Splendour

Duration        8 Days

Fare Starting From       $ 5,980

Season   Oct To Apr

Destinations Covered: Delhi – Agra –Ranthambore National Park – Jaipur– Bikaner- Jodhpur- Udaipur- Balasinor- Mumbai

 

3. Palaces On Wheels

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To promote tourism in Rajasthan, this train is launched by the Indian Railways in association with Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation.

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It has 14 coaches where each is named after former Rajput states and matches the aesthetics and interiors of the royal past: Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dholpur, Dungargarh, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur.

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The facilities include exotic bar, Spa, Live TV, internet connectivity.

Price: 50 Thousand to 5 lakh per person per Journey

Duration: 8 Days to 13 Days

Destinations Covered: Delhi-Jaipur- Udaipur- Swai Madhopur- Chittorgarh- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Bharatpur- Agra-Delhi.

 

4. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

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The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is the luxury tourist train running by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation. It is equipped with facilities like super deluxe rooms, Restaurants, bar, board room, fitness centre, spa, saloons and enabled Wi-Fi.

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Price: 50 to 80 Thousand per person per Journey

Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Destinations Covered: New Delhi- Jodhpur- Udaipur- Chittorgarh- Sawai Madhopur- Jaipur- Khajuraho- Varanasi- Agra- New Delhi.

 

5. Deccan Odyssey

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It is like a complete 5-star hotel on wheels that runs from Mumbai to New Delhi which is launched jointly by the venture of the Maharashtra Government and the Ministry of Railways, Government of India.

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It has a total of 21 luxury coaches equipped with restaurants and a bar, a sauna, business center, Computers and internet connectivity.

Price: 3 to 8 lakh per person per Journey

 

1. Indian Sojourn

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Destination Covered: Mumbai-Vadodara-Udaipur- Jodhpur-Agra-Sawai Madhopur-Jaipur-Delhi

2. Jewels Of The Deccan

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Destination Covered: Mumbai-Bijapur-Aihole and Pattadakal-Hampi-Hyderabad-Ajanta Caves-Mumbai

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