Maharajas Express added yet another feather in its cap as it was conferred the first runner up award by the Conde Nast. Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Award 2011 was held last Wednesday in London amidst glitz and glamour. The top honor was picked up by the Hiram Bingham Express, a sister concern of the Orient Express Group offering luxury train journey in Peru.

Other luxury trains in India which featured in the top 10 list were the Palace on Wheels at 7th place and Deccan Odyssey in the 8th. Whereas Maharajas Express offer 4 itineraries across several destinations pan-India, the Palace on Wheels ply in Rajasthan and the Deccan Odyssey in Maharashtra respectively.

Over the years these luxury tourist trains have become a major attraction and attract considerable inbound traffic thus helping in promoting tourism in their respective states in a major way. Luxury train traveling has revived across the world in a major way and Indian luxury trains have played a leading role in promoting this niche of traveling. There are 10 different luxury rail journeys in India alone catering to the needs of discerning travelers.
These journeys cover some of the most popular and significant destinations across India. The trains come equipped with latest technology and facilities. For more details on the luxury trains in India, you may like to visit the website of