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4 Royal Rail Journeys in India that you Must Go For!

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If you ever have been to India then you must see the different culture, hill stations, historical monuments and lot more. But if you doesn’t travel ever in the Royal trains of India then you should try for it this time.

On 26th January 1982 the lavishness train traveling in India started with the Palace on Wheels. India has its own share of awesome rail journeys. Another luxury train of India Maharaja Express was voted as the Leading Luxury Train of World at the World Travel Awards. This beats the Rovos Rail of Africa and Venice-Simplon Orient. Therefore, here we are giving you a list of 4 top and royal rail journeys in India to make you feel just like a king.

1. Maharajas’ Express

This train is the latest as well as counted amongst the luxurious train in not only India but in world also. This was launched in the year 2010 by IRCTC and provides mainly 5 journeys across state borders in India.

This luxurious train has most airy lodging in its class. It also has the houses mainly the Presidential Suite which spans about the whole carriage. This suite comes up equipped with a living area, master bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom also which is fitted with the bathtub.

The whole guest cabins come equipped with the attached washrooms, writing desk, Wi-Fi internet, individual climate control and electronic safe also. In this train you will find the mini bar, big wardrobes, live television, audio/video dock and direct dial phones.

It also offers activities like:

-Sundowner champagne and folk performance champagne in the sand dunes of Bikaner, Rajasthan.

-In Jaipur, exhibition Elephant Polo Match in which the guests can also participate.

-With the family of Nawabs regal Diner in Lucknow.

-High teas and Lunch with regal families in their palaces.

2. Palace on Wheels

The first luxury train which is introduced in India is Palace on Wheels. This was launched for promoting the international tourism in Rajasthan and India. It offers 7 night itinerary and covers previous princely provinces in Rajasthan. It mainly includes Jaipur, Ranthambore, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Bharatpur. Palace on Wheels also halts in Agra for tourism tour of Taj Mahal.

Traditional hospitality and interiors with cultural motif restore an age of graceful train traveling as once practiced by past Maharajas. Moreover, it has been voted as the 4th best Luxury Train in all over the World and became a huge success to garner to various global acclaims and accolades.

3. The Golden Chariot

This is only luxury train which offers its services in South India. The Golden Chariot mainly offers the 2 main journeys which are named as the Splendor of the South and Pride of the South.

-Splendor of the South mainly includes the destinations from Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry and focus on South India as an entire.

-Pride of the South focuses on to showcase the tourism of Karnataka.

The interior of this luxury train are reminiscent of the Mysore as well as Hoysala traditions. Stylish d├ęcor, affable hospitality and up to date amenities make sure a world class experience on board. By travelling in this train you will get to see the world heritage sites, cultural performances, temples, beaches as well as the backwaters of Kerala.

4. Deccan Odyssey

Deccan Odyssey is another most popular luxury train of India which is an offering of tourism of Maharashtra. The idea behind launching this train is to replicate the achievement of its Rajasthani complement Palace on Wheels. This mainly provides the weeklong rail tour through the Konkan Coast and the Western Ghats as well as covers the traditional destinations along the way.

This train also makes a diversion of Goa for providing a piece of sun and sand. This also covers the Pristine beach of Tarkali, Cultural hub Nashik, World Heritage Site of Ajanta & Ellora, Sindhudurg, tiny emerald Goa and Kolhapur.

Deccan Odyssey also has a spa, for maintaining a high standard of traveling. Moreover, it also has fine dining, butlers, multiple lounge cars, two presidential suites and libraries. Deccan Odyssey luxury train has total passenger capability of 88.

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