LUXURY TRAINS IN INDIA

India has a long and vast association with luxury trains. There is no better way to explore India than aboard one of the trains that are not just a class of category but set the very standard of luxury holidays. Most travelers feel that spending 7 days on an Indian luxury train allows them to discover a larger part of India, without having any hassle of packing and unpacking and checking in and checking out everyday.

Trans India Holidays offers some great packages for those looking to travel like royalty on one of the Luxury trains in India. With instant bookings, arrangements and specially-negotiated rates choose to experience royal vacations aboard any of the Luxury trains in India.

Palace on Wheels

About the train

India's first and most famous luxury train, the Palace on Wheels, has been operating for over 20 years now. Till date, it continues to be the most popular amongst the luxury trains in India. The opulent train provides a wonderful experience of living and travelling like the erstwhile Indian Royalty.

Originally, the Palace on Wheels coaches only had one category of cabin, but recently refurbished also includes a second category of Super Deluxe cabins with larger spaces and have double beds. Also, bookings for these cabins also come with their own driver and guide.

Onboard, there are two well-facilitated restaurants and one lounge car, a spa and a small gym.


Palace on Wheels
Routes and itineraries

Since its inauguration the Palace on Wheels covered the royal Rajasthan along with the Mughal City, Agra. The 7-night long itinerary starts and ends in Delhi. The first stop is Jaipur, Ranthambhore, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, and Agra.

Golden Chariot

About the train

The Golden Chariot train is another beautiful example of India’s rich heritage. The royal rides journeys mostly across South India with halts at sites that take you on a trip back to the glorious days of the past. Aboard the opulent train are facilities that remind you if a 5-star luxury room traversing through the colourful landscape of the Southern part of India.

The 19-coach luxury train has two cabin types, double or twin. Also aboard are two restaurants, two kitchens, one cooking Indian food and one cooking Western/International food, a spa, a small gym and one bar.


Palace on Wheels
Routes and itineraries

The Golden Chariot train offers two routes, both traveling across South India. Covering Karnataka in one with Goa and the mix of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka in the other. The journeys begin in Bangalore also completing the journey in the city. These are the two routes on Golden Chariot.

  1. 1. Pride of the South: Bangalore – Mysore – Hassan – Hampi – Badami – Goa – Bangalore
  2. 2. Southern Splendour: Bangalore – Puducherry – Mahabalipuram – Tanjavur – Kanyakumari – Kovalam – Alappuzha – Kochi – Bangalore

Deccan Odyssey

About the train

The Deccan Odyssey feature among the top Indian luxury trains for its amazing range of luxuries that are fit for royalty. The odyssey offered by the train gift with lifelong experiences. Starting from Mumbai, the train has pan-India journeys with interesting stops that include beaches of Goa, vineyards of Nashik, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, etc.

With 21 coaches of 11 of them are dedicated to the guest cabins, Deccan Odyssey features two restaurants, a bar car, a spa, a gym and conference cabin for business needs. Aboard the train you feel life esteemed guests while even on sightseeing you collect cherished moments.


Palace on Wheels
Routes and itineraries

The Deccan Odyssey has a few varied routes covering very different parts of the country, some of which start and end in Mumbai while others end on Delhi. This is the list of journeys:

  1. 1. Treasures of Gujarat: Mumbai, Vadodara, Palitana, Sasan Gir, Little Rann of Kutch, Modhera, Patan, Nashik, Mumbai
  2. 2. Maharashtra Splendour: Mumbai, Nashik, Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves, Kolhapur, Goa, Sindhudurg, Mumbai
  3. 3. Indian Sojourn: Mumbai, Vadodara, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Agra, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Delhi
  4. 4. Jewels of the Deccan: Mumbai, Bijapur, Aihole and Pattadakal, Hampi, Hyderabad, Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves, Mumbai
  5. 5. Indian Odyssey: Delhi, Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Vadodara, Ellora Caves, Mumbai
  6. 6. Maharashtra Wild Trail: Mumbai, Aurangabad, Ramtek-Pench, Tadoba, Ajanta Caves, Nashik, Mumbai