By Nikhil Chandra on Dec 19, 2011
Astounding diversity and a range of options to suit every taste and budget makes India a favored global destination this time of the year. For the discerning tourists looking forward to explore India in style and opulence, Indian Luxury Trains (ILT) brings tastefully designed rail tours and luxury tours packages across select destinations in India. For there are carnival in Goa, shopping festival in Kerala, Rann Utsav in Gujarat, white Christmas in Himalayas and royal retreat in Rajasthan to choose from this holiday, traveling on board a luxury train add a fascinating add a whole new dimension of experiencing the eclectic variety of India. To celebrate Christmas and New Year, Indian Luxury Trains is offering exclusive discounts up to 10% for new clients and 20% for their existing customers.
With the launch of Maharajas Express, the number of luxury tourist trains to choose from in India is the largest in the world and there’s one more luxury train service Takht Express is in the offing which will offer tour across Sikh pilgrimage sites in India. Whereas, most of these luxury trains offer state of the art amenities, impeccable hospitality and off-train excursions at major tourist sites, the introduction of Maharajas Express redefined the art of luxury train traveling around the world. This ultra-luxe train is equipped with state of the art amenities, plush on board restaurants, a presidential suite spanning over whole carriage which is unique in train and also provide off-train excursions in private vehicle. Not just that, Maharajas Express journey brings some truly unique experiences like royal dining with actual descendents of Maharajas of yore, sun diner cocktails and elephant polo matches to truly create a “journey like no other”.
Still, Palace on Wheels, with its old world charm recreates the most authentic experience of elegant traveling as practices by former princes of India. Voted 4th Best Luxury Trains in the world, Palace on Wheels remains most popular and revered tourist train in India with booking for the journey over as soon as two months in advance. All these trains share attributes of opulent traveling which include red carpet welcome, exclusive hospitality through personal attendants, on board dining restaurants and bar and amenities which are expected in a high end deluxe hotel.
For travel to the desert kingdom Palace on Wheels and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels as well as Maharajas Express Royal Sojourn offers inimitable experiences. In South India it’s the Golden Chariot, whereas Deccan Odyssey chugs along the mesmerizing landscape of Konkan region and Deccan Plateau. Besides the luxury rail tours, Indian Luxury Trains also offer an assortment of add on tours to add to the experience of whirlwind yet opulent train tours. Additionally, tailor-made luxury tour packages for inimitable vacations are also on offer across several themes and destinations. Himalayan Odyssey, Golden Triangle tours and tours to Gujarat, Kerala and Goa are some of the most sought after vacation packages.
It’s December and the air is redolent with the celebratory and festivity spirit. Christmas and New Year is time for coming together, getting into the grove and celebrations all around the world. India, with an array of destinations renowned globally for their celebratory spirit, is arguably one of the most sought after Christmas and New Year vacation option for the overseas and domestic travelers alike. Choose from an exciting range of luxury tours and train packages on offer by Indian Luxury Trains and get special discounts and offers in the spirit of the holiday season.
A savvy traveler and a part of Indian Luxury Trains (ILT) for last 2 years, Nikhil Chandra offers travel advice on a range of issues like when, where and how to travel along with advice on finding best deals and places for a perfect holiday. He is also the luxury travel feature writer for Indian Luxury Trais (ILT).
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