Touring India through its luxury train involves great fun and adventure. Boarding these lavish trains ensures pleasure, opulence, excitement and exquisiteness. These train tour promises to take travelers back to the times of great Indian raja maharajas giving them a chance to experience their affluent lifestyle. While enjoying stay in this fantasy world, discover the popular tourist destinations of this country. Almost every region, be it north, south or central offers tour by magnificent trains.
Famous luxury trains tours in India are offered by Palace on Wheels, The Golden Chariot, Fairy Queen, Indian Maharaja, Deccan Odyssey and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. They all share a common thing i.e. the king style facilities. The designs of Coaches are inspired from history and culture of the regions these trains find their origin in. World class modern facilities are their specialty. Air conditioned coaches and lavish furniture promises to take you into a deep slumber after day long excursions.
On the train be sure not to miss your leisure activities as there are coaches each devoted for gymnasium, spa center, bar, lounge and a conference coach. They are well equipped with latest technology like Wi-Fi connectivity, LCD television, DVD with satellite channels etc. Treat your taste buds with cuisines offered by on wheel restaurants. A wide range of Indian, Continental and Chinese dishes are served on these luxury trains. Rest of the article includes information on route and duration of India Luxury Train tours:
Palace on Wheels India’s first luxury train, Palace on wheels has satisfied several thousands of passengers since its launch. It takes off every Wednesday from Delhi towards its 7 nights and 8 days long journey. From capital Delhi it proceed towards Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and finally to Agra before returning back to Delhi.
The Golden Chariot It covers the most beautiful southern Indian state – Karnataka. The train starts its journey every Wednesday from Bangalore. The destinations that are covered during seven nights and eight days journey are Kabini, Bandipur, Mysore, Hassan, Hospet, Badami and Goa before reaching back to initial point in Bangalore. During golden chariot tour, travelers get to spend some time in regions known for peaceful essence.
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Launched two years back, royal Rajasthan on wheels offers tour inspired from the route of Palace on wheels. In fact it was launched by the makers of latter one only. It follows an alternate route with Khajuraho and Varanasi as additions. In the seven nights and eight days long luxury train tour travelers get to explore Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Khajuraho (M.P.), Varanasi, Agra (U.P.) and returns back to Delhi on eighth day.
Deccan Odyssey Credit for the launch of Deccan Odyssey goes to Maharashtra tourism Development Corporation that along with Indian Railways started running this luxury train to cater travelers from all round the globe. Tour starts every Wednesday and lasts for a week. Mumbai, Ajanta, Ellora, Aurangabad, Sindhudarg, Kolhapur, Tarkarli, Chanrapur, Wardha, Nasik and Goa are destinations covered by this train tour India.
Fairy Queen Running successfully on the oldest engine, fairy queen offers luxury tour to north Indian states giving a chance to explore adventurous wildlife of these places. It comes into action for the time period of October to March. Train is scheduled to leave for its journey on second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Delhi, Alwar and Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary are covered as a part of the route.
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