India is an incredibly vast and diverse country with so many amazing sights to see. Often the hardest part of planning your Indian holiday is deciding how to fit in all the attractions that you wish to visit. By far the best way to travel in India is by train and for those who want to see as much of India as possible then our luxury train tours in India offer the best way to travel in comfort and style. India has a fantastic rail network that spreads across the whole country. In fact, Indian Railways is the 4th largest railway network in the world and taking a train journey is an essential experience for any holiday in India.
There are now several luxury trains in India that cater especially for tourists and offer sightseeing itineraries around some of the most popular Indian cities and famous sights. These trains are like 5-star hotels on wheels and allow you to see India in great comfort. They are equipped with excellent facilities including deluxe rooms with TVs, air conditioning, attached bathrooms and internet connectivity. Other facilities on board include sumptuous restaurants serving both Indian and international cuisine, bars, lounges, spas, saloons and fitness centres. Fares for luxury train holidays in India usually include accommodation on-board the train, meals, tours, sightseeing and admission fees.
There are a number of Indian luxury trains to choose from. One of the most celebrated is The Palace on Wheels, the first luxury train in India, established in 1982. It tours the highlights of Rajasthan and has been rated as the world's 4th best luxury train. Other luxury train journeys in India are: the Maharajas' Express, which tour the highlights of India and especially the popular state of Rajasthan. For those looking to explore the heritage sites of Maharashtra, Karnataka and the beautiful beaches of Goa, the Deccan Odyssey and the Golden Chariot offer a perfect way to tour South India in luxury.