Undoubtedly the queen of all royal trains, the award winning and internationally acclaimed Maharajas Express is a venture of IRCTC. The Maharajas Express is fabulously furnished with the best in royal trappings, each coach a recreation of royal states and their motifs. This is perhaps the only train to offer 5 itineraries covering a variegated landscape of India, a royal experience at each destination and the finest in on-board services as would be appreciated by a Maharaja. From Delhi the Maharajas Express takes you on a fab tour covering various princely cities and destinations across North-West and Central India.
Inspired by the popularity of The Palace on Wheels, RTDC introduced the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels to offer the finest in royal style travel across various destinations. It is a dream time aboard the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels as the majestic train glides across the countryside to destinations like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgah, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Agra and Delhi.
One of the oldest and the best known luxury trains of India, the Palace on Wheels was launched by Indian Railways. Refurbished in 2009, this luxury on wheels reflects royal décor of erstwhile princely states of India in each of its coaches. With obsequious attendants in tow, each guest is made to feel like a prince and enjoys the finest in accommodation with royal furnishing, wall to wall carpeting, Satellite TV, air conditioning, music and intercom as well as attached bath. In a royal itinerary covering 8 to 13 days, guests travel in maharaja style. The destinations covered include Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Bharatpur.
Covering exotic destinations across the Deccan Plateau, the aptly named royal Deccan Odyssey majestically rolls out of Mumbai and takes guests on a royal tour of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Kolhapur, Belgaon, Solapur, Nanded, Aurangabad, Ajanta-Ellora, Nasik and Pune. With coaches done up to resemble royal dwellings and royal attendants as well as onboard services, this luxury train of India offers a magic carpet experience for the royally inclined.
The Golden Chariot is all about royal tour through the Deccan Peninsular states of Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Inspired by the Stone Chariot in the Vitthala Temple at Hampi, the 19 coach train has landmark purple and gold exterior paint throughout its 19 coaches and each of its coaches is the dernier mot in royal luxury, named after royal dynasties of the region. Guests travel in style and enjoy on-board facilities as well as equally enchanting experiences on local sight-seeing trips in royal fashion.