The Indian railways are the fourth largest train network in the world. Most of us don’t know that there are some magnificent luxury trains whose service make the passengers believe in the traditional ‘Atithi Devo Bhavo’ ideal.
Here are the top 5 luxury trains of India:-
1) Palace on wheels:-
It was the first luxury train of India that drew attention of travel lovers across the world. There are 39 Deluxe Cabins and 2 Super Deluxe Cabins on board with a total capacity of 82 passengers. Each cabin is decorated in hues of ruby, turquoise and pearl. The cost of 7 nights super deluxe cabin package is ₹942480.
2) Maha Parinirvan Express:-
it is also known as the Buddha circuit train as.. it is not as expensive as other luxurious trains. The cost of AC First Class coach is ₹12,337 per night. It covers areas of Bihar and Madhya Pradesh where many tokens of Buddhism still exist. This train drops off passengers to hotels in places like Bodhgaya, Rajgir and Nalanda along the journey. It has a small library and an on board restaurant.
3) Maharaja’s Express:-
It has received “World’s Leading Luxury Train” award at the World Travel Awards for seven consecutive years from 2012 to 2018. This train travels from Delhi and goes to destinations like Agra, Varanasi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Jaipur and even Mumbai.
4) The Golden Chariot:-
It travels across the Southern State of Karnataka. It starts from start from Bengaluru and then go on to visit famous tourist attractions like Hampi, Goa and Mysore etc.
5) The Deccan Odyssey:-
the Deccan Odyssey offers three tour packages in three states namely Maharashtra Gujarat and Rajasthan. All the three packages are of 7 days and 8 Nights. There are 12 guest coaches equipped with luxurious furnitures, personal telephone, personal safe, air conditioner,attached bathroom, and even a personal attendant. Two restaurants, a bar, a lounge, a conference room and a spa are available in this luxurious train.