Top 5 luxury trains in India

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Train journeys is moving from a long times . Carried our own boriya bistar and hear “chai garam,garam chai ” , drunk water from surahi , hear chana songs etc. Today, in the time of super-fast express trains, I am going to tell you about the most luxurious trains in India that let you travel like kingliness, royalty. These luxury trains are not just a means of transport, but for that trips where you’re in no hurry to reach the destination.

Start From New Delhi:

  1. The Deccan Odyssey
    The Deccan Odyssey is a luxury train that operates in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The train tkes its name from the Deccan Plateau, a large region in southern India that includes different parts such as Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. The Deccan Odyssey offers a unique way to explore the history, culture, and natural beauty of this region of India, with stops at various destinations along the way altogether in a single trip . Train offers various types of luxurious amenities. These amenities include private cabins, fine dining restaurants, a bar, a spa and etc.


  • The way from where the Deccan Odyssey goes offers to watch the different sightseeing view of the Maharashtra and surrounding of it. The destinations that the train visits include Mumbai, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Goa, Nashik, and Kolhapur. During the journey, passengers can enjoy a variety of activities, such as guided tours of historic sites, cultural performances, cooking demonstrations, and outdoor adventures.

Start from: Mumbai to Delhi

Approximate Tariff: Starting at INR 4.1 Lakh*

Starts From Delhi :

2 .Maharajas’ Express
The Maharaja Express is a luxury train in India, operated and controlled by Indian Railroad Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). It offers several different route covering different corridor of India, including the Golden Triangle, Rajasthan, and the Southern Sojourn.The train features a range of luxurious amenities, including fine dining restaurants, a bar, a lounge, a spa, and well-appointed cabins with en-suite bathrooms.


The train is known for its high level of service and attention to detail, providing guests with a truly memorable travel experience.The Maharaja Express has won several awards for its exceptional service and luxurious amenities, including the “World’s Leading Luxury Train” award at the World Travel Awards for six consecutive years (2012-2017).

Start From: Delhi (North), Trivandrum (South)

Approximate Tariff: Starting at INR 3.97 Lakh*

3. Palace on Wheels
Palace on Wheels is a luxury tourist train in India that takes gupests on a journey through some of the most fascinating destinations in Rajasthan, the land of the kings. The train is named after the luxurious carriages that were once used by the Maharajas of Rajasthan and has been designed to provide guests with an authentic royal experience.The train journey covers the cities of Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur, Bharatpur, and Agra. During the journey, guests can indulge in the royal treatment with facilities such as air-conditioned cabins, private bathrooms, and a personal attendant.


The train covers several destinations in Rajasthan, including Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Chittorgarh. Along the way, passengers can explore the rich history, culture, and architecture of the region, including palaces, forts, and temples.The train has won several awards, including the “Asia’s Leading Luxury Train” award at the World Travel Awards.

Start From: Delhi

Approximate Tariff: Starting at INR 3.78 Lakhs*

Starts from Bengaluru

4. The Golden Chariot
The Golden Chariot is a luxury train in India that operates in the southern region of the country. It is named after the famous stone chariot in Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Karnataka. The train offers two different route: Pride of South and Southern Splendor, which cover various destinations in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Goa.The train is designed to provide passengers with a royal experience, with amenities such as a spa, a gym, a lounge bar, and two fine dining restaurants serving local and international cuisine. The cabins are spacious and well-appointed, with modern amenities such as air conditioning, LCD televisions, and en-suite bathrooms


It is known for its unique and immersive travel experiences, offering passengers a glimpse into the rich history, culture, and natural beauty of South India. The Golden Chariot has won several awards for its exceptional service and luxury, including the “Asia’s Leading Luxury Train” award at the World Travel Awards.


Approximate Tariff: Starting at INR 16,000 per night*

Starts From Jaipur

5.Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
As the name correctly suggests, the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels takes you through the rich heritage of Rajasthan. Experience the Rajput culture of valour and hospitality, and similarly travel through numerous stunning palaces and castles, fortresses built in the Rajputana region.The train is designed to provide passengers a royal experience, with royal amenities such as two restaurants serving local and international cuisine, a bar, a lounge, and a spa.The train features 14 luxury cabins, each with modern amenities.The cabins are decorated in a traditional Rajasthani style, with intricate designs and vibrant colors.


• The train also features two restaurants serving traditional Indian and international cuisine, a bar, a lounge, and a spa. The journey includes sightseeing trips to the famous forts, palaces, and other tourist attractions of Rajasthan.The Palace on Wheels train journey is a unique way to explore the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of Rajasthan while experiencing the luxuriousness of the Maharajas.

Start From: Jaipur

Approxiamte Tarif: Starting at INR 3.63 Lakh*

Lastly , all the trains are good . Each of these luxury trains offers a unique travel experience that combines luxury, comfort, and heritage. It also provides the sightseeing view of different spots such as forts, heritage places , history, architecture etc .

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