By Geetika Handa on Apr 13, 2016
Maharaja’s Express, the finest and most popular luxury train of India, has been rated as one of the top-rated trains around the globe. As per New World Wealth survey, depending upon the likings of the super-rich people, this Indian luxury train has been rated as number 4 on this list, while Eastern & Oriental Express (Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand) was ranked the best. Similarly, The Plaza New York was rated as one of the best hotels for the super-rich people of the world.
This train offers varied travel packages through 5 –pan Indian journeys with the tariffs ranging from $3,000, going up to $24,000 (INR 16 lakhs).
Pride of Africa (Rovos Rail), Blue Train (South Africa), and The Orient Express (Europe and Turkey) are the other top-rated trains, preferred all around the world.
New World Wealth, the wealth intelligence company, conducted a survey, as per which it rated the hotels and train on the bases of the votes that were casted by the multi-millionaires. It is believed that every year more than 800 HNWIs are interviews for determining their likings and choices.
It is said that while Africa ruled the top- rated trains list with the Pride of Africa as well as the Blue Train featuring in it, the majority of the top- rated hotels are comparatively small.
Since its first journey, the Indian Luxury Train, Maharajas’ Express has won several awards and accolades, globally. It was the winner of World Travel Award 2015 in the category of ‘World's Leading Luxury Train’ continuously for years- 2012. 2013, 2014 and 2014. Other feather in its caps are the ‘Best Luxury Train’ award at CNBC Awaaz Travel Award 2010; 1st runner -up prize in the Specialist Train Operators Category at Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Travel Award 2011, and the Seven Stars 2015 in the category Luxury Hospitality and Life style Awards’.
While the coaches, facilities, amenities, exteriors as well as interiors are all inspired from the erstwhile royalty of the state of Rajasthan, its journeys let you explore some of the best destinations of Northern and Central India.
Geetika Handa is a travel writer who has an interest in sharing her experiences with all. She provides a detailed account of any travel topic she chooses to write on. You can get detailed information and tips about choosing the right kind of holiday packages in the country from her write-ups.
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