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The Luxury Trains in India That You Must Ride On!
If you like sightseeing, then you have to agree that traveling by train is the best option! Trains in India are one of the most used modes of transportation and people love it. They come much cheaper than air travel and is more enjoyable because you are not confined to one small little space most of the time. Moreover, you can receive some fresh air!
People who like socializing also end up meeting new interesting people on trains and you can see them chatting their traveling hours away. This page is not about just the trains in India but is actually about India luxury trains.
So here's the list of some of the luxury trains available in India that you ought to try if you ever decide to come to India. For the rest of you Indians who haven't yet done so -- seriously, what are you waiting for?
Palace On Wheels
The Palace On Wheels is definitely the most popular and the most beautiful luxury train in India. It has cream saloons, flower decorations around, and grand arrangements which make you wonder if you have actually entered some train owned by a king.
The Palace on Wheels is fully air-conditioned which makes the hot Indian weather a little more bearable for you.
Heritage On Wheels
Heritage on Wheels is a train which is considered to have the maximum number of high-quality frescoes. You have to travel on it to realize its true beauty.
The plus point of going by Heritage on Wheels is that you can explore remote areas in Bikaner and Shekhawati. Plus, it can also be considered as a shopper's paradise with its various outlets. If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that there are restaurants that offer the best of international cuisine.
The Royal Orient
The Royal Orient is considered as one of the grandest and luxurious trains in the world. You will be able to travel to two of the most culturally rich states in India - Rajasthan, and Gujarat - using this luxurious train.
As soon as you enter the train, you will get the feeling that you have entered the era of maharajas. The train offers many comforts including libraries, fully furnished cabins, and everything you will normally find in a five-star hotel.
The Fairy Queen
The Fairy Queen will ensure that you enjoy a trip to the most popular locations in India ranging from Delhi to Alwar. Not only can you enjoy the view but you can also get maximum comfort while traveling because there are luxury cabins, catering, and other facilities.
If you like traveling and you want to do so in comfort, I would totally recommend these 4 luxury trains in India. They offer the best of services and they will change your view towards train travel.
Kalpana Iyer (author) from India on September 27, 2020:
Thank you Anupam for taking the time out to comment.
Anupam Mitu from MUMBAI on September 27, 2020:
Wow! Saw them only in a few Bollywood movies. Far away to fetch for the normal crowd.
htodd from United States on January 07, 2012:
That's really great ,I would love to travel one of these
jite from delhi on June 06, 2010:
Yes sure,these trains are most luxurious.
Holle Abee from Georgia on June 05, 2010:
Wow! It would be awesome to travel on one of these!