Indian Railways had an incredible journey. They are the 4th largest railways in the world. It runs 12,617 trains to carry over 23 million passengers daily – equivalent to moving the entire population of Australia – connecting more than 7,172 stations. This are the 3 best trains that you need to see.
1.The Maharajas’ Express
1.The Maharajas’ Express is a luxury tourist train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. It runs on 5 circuits covering more than 12 destinations across North-West and Central India, mainly centred on Rajasthan between the months of October to April.The Maharajas’ Express was voted “The World’s Leading Luxury Train” thrice, in a row at The World Travel Awards, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.It is the most expensive luxury train in Asia. Maharajas’ Express also received the first runner up award in the Specialist Train Operators Category at Conde Nast Travelers Reader Choice Travel Award in 2011.
2. Palace on Wheels
2.The India’s first pan-country super luxury train “Palace On Wheels” was started on January 26, India’s Republic Day, in 1982 then train service was refurbished and relaunched in August 2009 with a new looks and more luxury facilities. Palace On Wheels is the best Royal Indian Train and world’s 4th best luxury train. The cruise train has 14 salons named after provinces of Rajasthan, two Restaurant named as Maharaja Restaurant and Maharani Restaurant, with other world class facilities like exotic bar, Spa, Live TV, internet connectivity, music and security. Heritage on Wheels another luxury train run by RTDC to explore the vibrant and exotic attraction of Rajasthan – The Royal State of India”
3.The Golden Chariot
A luxury tourist train started by the KSTDC to connect most popular tourist spots in the state of Karnataka and The royal itinerary has 19 coaches coloured purple and gold with two restaurants, a lounge bar, conference room, gym and spa facilities. The ultimate luxury train was named after the renowned ”Stone Chariot” of Hampi and commercial run on March 10, 2008.Explore the fascinating architectural designs and exotic natural landscapes of south India with the Golden Chariot and experience the Royal Indian Luxury train.