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Super Luxury Trains in India

Updated on May 20, 2017

Luxury Trains

India has some world class luxury heritage trains which offer exceptional luxurious facilities. The Indian luxury trains cover the entire Indian cultural heritage while passing through many interesting historical and quaint cities of India. These luxury trains in India are equipped with best of comforts and take you back into history.

There are number of options for the tourists available to choose Indian Luxury Trains that cherish the journey experience for a long time. Luxury trains in India like Palace of wheels, Royal Rajasthan on wheels, The Majarajas Express, Deccan Odyssey and the Golden Chariot.

Maharajas Express

Maharaja Express Facilities

Owned and operated by IRCTC, Maharajas' Express is the most expensive luxury train in India. It runs between October and April, covering around 12 destinations. The train received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at Marbella in Spain. The train currently operates on five routes with choices of 7 Nights/8 Days and 3 Nights/4 Days itineraries.

Voltage - Voltage available on the train: 110/230V.

Smoking - The Maharajas’ Express is a no smoking train.

Restaurants - Two restaurants name are - Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal.

Mail Box - Mailing facility is provided on board, for posting your mail.

Internet - Maharajas’ Express is accessed with high speed internet connectivity.

Laundry - Maharajas’ Express offers limited laundry services on board.

Toiletries - All essential toiletries like soaps, shampoos, moisturizers etc. are available in bathroom.

Drinking Water - Mineral water is made available to all the passengers throughout the journey.

News Papers & Magazines - Leading newspapers & magazines of India are available on the train.

Security - Adequate safety arrangements are made for you as well as your personal belongings in the train itself.

Indoor Games - Indoor games like Chess, Playing Cards. Chinese checkers, Carom Board, and Crossword Puzzles etc.

Safari Bar - The Safari bar is well-stocked with the most exclusive collection of house brands of beers, wine and spirits.

Rajah Club - The train also has a lounge called the Rajah Club with a private bar, two dining cars and a dedicated bar car.

Paramedic Facilities - To help the guests during any emergency situation on board, the train offers paramedic facilities.

Routes :

The Heritage of India - (Mumbai – Ajanta – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Agra – Delhi)

Gems of India - (Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi)

The Indian Panorama - (Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Fatehpur – Sikri – Agra – Gwalior – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Lucknow – Delhi)

Indian Splendour - (Delhi – Agra –Ranthambore – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Balasinor – Mumbai)

Treasures of India - (Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi)

The Golden Chariot

The Golden Chariot Facilities

The Golden Chariot Luxury Train makes your trip of South India more exclusive and memorable. The Golden Chariot, India's most luxurious train intended to promote tourism in Karnataka. The detailed royal interiors, impeccable royal service makes the experience of travelling through South India the best and unique.Golden Chariot is an award winning luxury train, beautifully designed on the basis of Dravidian culture.

Accommodation - 44 fully air- conditioned cabins – 26 Twin Beds,17 Double Bed & 01 for Physically Challenged.

Restaurants - 02 Specialty Restaurants – Nala & Ruchi

Bar - At Madira, the Lounge Bar onboard, you could do the same. Unravel your soul to fine spirits, as you enjoy performances by local artisans.

Lounge - A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and play games.

Royal Spa & Gymnasium - Attain Nirvana – Spa and Gym on The Golden Chariot, discover age old traditions and cures to modern day stress.Fully equipped gymnasium.

Business Centre - Business Centre facility is provided on board, for posting your mail.

Smoking - The Golden Chariot is a no smoking train. However, if you wish to smoke, please contact your captain for guidance.

Security - Adequate safety arrangements are made on The Golden Chariot


Southern Splendour - (Bangalore – Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Thanjavur – Madurai – Thiruvananthapuram – Alleppey – Kochi – Bangalore)

Pride of the South - (Bangalore – Kabini – Mysore – Hassan – Hampi – Badami – Goa – Bangalore)

The Deccan Odyssey

The Deccan Odyssey Facilities

The Deccan Odyssey Train providing a luxury travel experience for the guests wanting to step into the magnificent history of India. It is a venture of the Maharashtra Government and the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. This majestic train journey gives you a lifetime experiences in different cities of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and surrounding regions of India.

Dining:The Deccan Odyssey has two multi-cuisine gourmet restaurants- " Waavar” and "Utsav”.

Bar: Gateway, the onsite bar of Deccan Odyssey, is well-stocked with some excellent collection of the best varieties of wines and spirits collected from all over the world.

Conference: For those looking to host an offbeat corporate workshop, the conference car "Pankh" comes equipped with state of the art audio-visual equipment’s, Wi-Fi and other high-tech amenities required for a successful business meeting and can host up to 50 guests at a time.

Spa: For guests looking for some pampering and indulgence on-board, the well-equipped spa “Ayush” provides therapeutic treatments and massages according to the knowledge drawn from Ayurveda, the treasure trove of ancient Indian science of healing.

Lounge: Besides all the above amenities, Deccan Odyssey also houses a sitting lounge where guests can choose to simply sit and relax, read or browse through books and magazines and even chat with fellow travelers.


Maharashtra Splendor - (Mumbai – Nasik – Ellora Cave – Ajanta Caves – Kolhapur – Goa – Ratnagiri – Mumbai)

Indian Odyssey - (Delhi – Sawai Madhopur – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur – Vadodara – Ellora Caves – Mumbai)

Indian Sojourn - (Mumbai – Vadodara – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Agra – Sawai Madhopur – Jaipur – Delhi)

Jewels of the Deccan - (Mumbai – Bijapur – Aihole – Pattadakal – Hampi – Hyderabad – Ellora Caves – Ajanta Caves – Mumbai)

Hidden Treasures of Gujarat - (Mumbai – Vadodara – Palitana – Sasan Gir – Somnath – Little Rann of Kutch – Modhera – Patan – Nashik – Mumbai)

Maharashtra Wild Trail - (Mumbai – Aurangabad – Ramtek – Tadoba – Ajanta – Nashik – Mumbai)

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Facilities

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Luxury Tour Packages gives you opportunity to visit Rajasthan on wheels. This is a regal delight tourism chance where every moment results in an everlasting memorial experience. You will sure cherish it forever. This grand explore is extensively planned to take you through the royal journey. It included visits of many serene and spectacular places like khajuraho temples, Agra and Varanasi. The journey ends at capital Delhi.

Mailbox: Provided onboard.

Laundry Service: available on request.

Mineral Water: Bottled water available throughout the journey

Newspapers / Magazines: National dailies and magazines are available

Smoking: The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is a non-smoking train.

Khidmatgars: There are many attendants to take care of your comfort.

Bar: The restaurants, Sheesh Mahal & Swarn Mahal, have fully equipped bars serving wide variety of liquors.

Connectivity: Wi-Fi enabled internet access is provided on the train. It also has channel music and a public address system.

Amatra (Spa): It is a great lifestyle spa aboard the train. Various therapies and personal message available to take care of your body, mind and soul.

Transport: For comfortable sightseeing air-conditioned Volvo buses are provided to passengers of deluxe saloon and cars are provided to passenger of super-deluxe saloon.

Route: Delhi – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Sawai Madhopur – Jaipur – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Agra – Delhi

Palace On Wheels

Palace On Wheels Facilities

The available facilities on the Palace on wheels are reminiscent of the majestic lifestyle of the Rajputs. Each splendid coach has essence of lavishness and its luxury furniture give a royal feel to the setting. You can enjoy cuisines of your choice like Rajasthani, Continental, fully Indian, and Chinese at its Maharaja and Maharani Restaurants.

Bar - A well-stocked bar serves wine.

Smoking - The Palace on Wheels is a no-smoking train.

Mail Box - A mailbox is provided on board, for posting your mail.

Shopping - Certain handicrafts and other special items of Rajasthani origin.

Medical Aid - Your health, obviously tops the char of our priority list.

Restaurant - Two beautifully done restaurants; “The Maharaja” and “The Maharani”.

Indoor Games - Chess, Playing Cards, Chinese Checkers, Carom Board, Crossword Puzzles are available.

Lounge - A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and indulging in games.

Route : Delhi – Jaipur – Sawai Madhopur – Chittorgarh – Udaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi


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