Travelling is part of everyone’s lifestyle and now and then you should make an exception about travelling on a certain budget. And when we say you have to make an exception, we mean it would be the best exception you have ever made. If you didn’t know this already, there are some divine luxury trains in India that are worth every fortune we have been saving.
Want to know more about it? Well, read on.
India’s most popular and common way to travel is by train so you shouldn’t be surprised to learn that there are several luxury trains around. If you are someone who loves the experience a train journey offers, these top luxury trains in India should probably be your choice the next time you travel.
Top 3 best luxury trains in India
● Palace on wheels
● Golden Chariot
● The Deccan odyssey
Palace on wheels
The name ‘Palace on wheels’ itself should give you a hint about how this luxury train in India will look. Both the exterior and the interior are decorated with exquisite wallpapers, furniture, ancient and artistic paintings to give you the feel of living in a royal palace. This train is known as ‘The original luxury train of India’. So to sum it up, you’ll be living on a beautiful palace like train and travelling across some main spots of India at the same time!
Palace on wheels route: The route of one of the best rains in India starts from Delhi and takes you to places like Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, Agra and then back to Delhi. This journey takes place for 8 days and 7 nights so there is plenty of time to have a royal experience.
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The Golden Chariot received an award named ‘Asia’s leading luxury train’ back in 2013 because of the experience and hospitality you can get by choosing it. Just like the ‘Palace on Wheels’, this luxury in India is also decorated in the most alluring way possible and has so many luxuries for you to enjoy. It has a conference room, a gym, a bar and even spa facilities.
So if you’re choosing the Golden Chariot, just pack up your things and get on board. Everything else will come to you. Literally.
Routes: The golden chariot has 2 major routes that are Pride of the south and The Southern splendour.
Pride of the south route: Bangalore – Kabini – Mysore – Hassan – Hampi – Badami – Goa – and back to Bangalore
Southern splendour route: Bangalore – Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Thanjavur – Madurai – Thiruvananthapuram – Alleppey – Kochi – and again back to Bangalore.
The Deccan Odyssey
The Deccan Odyssey is considered to be the most luxurious train in India and for good reasons. This best train in India is a partner of the one and only, The Taj group of hotels. So you can imagine why it is one of the top luxury trains. You will be going on tours while living in a 5-Star hotel if you choose the Deccan Odyssey.
Routes of the Deccan Odyssey: This one has the 6 best routes and the travel takes place for 8 days and 7 nights.
We hope you enjoyed this luxurious post and maybe consider spending some time in these trains yourself. Have you ever travelled on a luxury train before in India? If yes, let us know your experience below!