1) Palace On Wheels
This train will give you the feeling of travelling back in time as you meander through the Rajasthan state. As per Rajasthani tradition you will be welcomed by the Turban-wearing attendants as soon as you reach the station platform. They will give you a brief idea about the arrangements on board and will also give you the coupons which you can use throughout the journey on Palace On Wheels. The train will travel at night and you will be able to explore the beautiful place in Rajasthan during day time.
Route of Palace On Wheels:- Palace On Wheels is a one week long journey which starts from Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi. It will cover mostly all cities of Rajasthan like Jipur, udaipur, Jaisalmer, Agra, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur and Agra.
Travel Info :- Palace on wheels runs from September to April end every year.
Cost :- From October to March per night Rs 36000 per person on double occupancy and from April to September per night Rs.26,500 per person. Rates include Meal, accommodation, entrance fees to monuments and sightseeing tours.
2) Royal Rajasthan On Wheels
This train goes to hugely popular places in Rajasthan which is slightly different from popular train Palace On Wheels. what makes this train different from others is it’s royal style and unabashed lavishness.
Route of Royal Rajasthan On Wheels :- The starts from Delhi and moves towards Sawai Madhopur, udaipur, jaipur, Agra, Bharatpur and Varanasi.
Travel Info :- Every year Royal Rajasthan On Wheels runs from September until the end of April.
Cost :- Per night Rs. 38500 per person for double deluxe saloon (twin share) and Per night Rs.104500 per saloon for A super deluxe saloon (suite). This rate includes meals, accommodation, entrance fee to monuments, sightseeing tours. service charges for spa, alcohol and other business facilities are additional. service tax charge is 3.09% and you will be charged extra 10% on christmas and new year’s eve.
3) Golden Chariot
The Golden Chariot is named after the famous Stone Chariot in Hampi, the train travels through many historical heritage places, golden beaches and wildlife. The Golden Chariot has two train, one in Karnataka named The Pride of the South and the other in Tamil Nadu and Kerala named Southern Splendor.
Route of Pride of the South :- The train departs from Bangalore and moves towards Nagarhole National Park, Mysor, Mysor palace, Srirangapatna, Belur, Halebidu then into world heritage site in Hampi, Badami and Pattadakal and lastly beaches of Goa before reaching back to Bangalore.
Route of Southern Splendour :- This train also departs from Bangalore and travels through Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu and ends the amazong journey in Kochi.
Travel Info :- Like other trains Golden Chariot also runs from September to April every year. Passengers can hop on and hop off any time they want but they need to spend at least three nights in the train.
Cost :- The Pride of the South will cost indian travellers Rs 16,500 and $545 for foreign travellers. the cost is per traveller per night based on double occupancy. For a total of 7 nights the journey will cost you Rs 115,500 or ($3,815) per person. Southern Splendor will cost indian travellers Rs 19,800 and $ 627 for foreign travellers. For a journey of 7 nights you will be charged Rs 138,600 ($4,389) per person.
4) Deccan Odyssey
You will get to travel through the beaches of Maharashtra and Goa if you travel in Deccan Odyssey. You will get to visit palaces of Marathas, Grand Forts, Osho Ashram in Pune and you can get to travel through historical places of Ajanta and Ellora in Aurangabad.
Route of Deccan Odyssey :- The train departs from Mumbai and visits Sindhudurg (Tarkarli Beach), then Goa followed by Kolhapur, Ajanta & Ellora Caves & Nasik.
Travel Info :- The train runs from September to April every year but has limited departure dates once a month.
Cost :- Travellers are given option of staying in presidential suite or deluxe cabins. Presidential suite costs Rs. 56500 per night for one person and deluxe cabins cost Rs. 35500 per night for one person.