Rail journeys in India are a compulsory experience, not only for foreigners but for native travellers as well. What if this experience is topped with enormous luxury to make your travel extremely comfortable and relaxing? India is the proud owner of some of the world’s most luxurious trains and a ride in them across the royal states of Western India is a very attractive delight for the tourists. Here we bring to you a list of the most luxurious trains in India which you must board once in a lifetime for that ultimate lavish travel experience.
1. The Maharaja Express
The Maharaja Express is the newest and one of the most luxurious and costly of the lot. The train is equipped with world class facilities. It also provides suites for the passengers. Most of the foreigners, who want to experience the Indian luxury, board this train. The train has recently been run between Mumbai and Delhi apart from covering parts of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
2. The Deccan Odyssey
This luxury train has all the facilities provided by usual luxury trains but in addition to this, it has something special to it as well. The train does not run across the standard stations. It actually covers all the heritage sites of Maharashtra like Ajanta & Ellora caves and mesmerising beeches of Goa. It also has a business centre for high profile business conferences.
3. The Golden Chariot
The Golden Chariot is a royal rail treatment of the South. This train connects Goa to Karnataka and provides a beautiful journey full of scenic pleasures of the Deccan. Apart from exclusive luxury experience brought to you by this coach, it also gives you an architectural insight into the royalty.
4. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
The name says it all. This luxury coach is truly the depiction of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. Passing through the heritage cities of Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Jaipur, Khajuraho and Agra, this rail provides utmost royal treatment to its passengers with high-class facilities and no room for complaints from the same.
5. Palace on Wheels
Another amazingly grand train of Rajasthan, Palace on Wheels is the 4th most luxurious train of the world. With 14 salons, 2 restaurants, bar, spa and other lavish facilities, this train gives you splendid comfort while passing through the most desirable locations of Rajasthan.
6. The Indian Maharaja- Deccan Odyssey
The India Maharaja- Deccan Odyssey is a twin of the Deccan Odyssey. This train runs between Mumbai and Delhi covering heritage sites of Maharashtra and Rajasthan for that ultimate royal experience. This train is also one of the best luxury trains of the world.
7. Royal Orient Train
Going all the way from Delhi to Gujarat via Rajasthan, the Royal Orient Train is a great example of the western luxury. It serves as an extravagant treat, not only to the eyes through the scenic beauty it covers throughout the journey but also to the taste buds with the most exotic food being served on board.