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Since the 19th century, Indian railways have entranced intrigued authors, entranced dreamers, inspired filmmakers and of course tourists who love to see India from deep by experiencing its local life. Covering a long distance from east to west and from north to south, Indian railways carry more than 20 million daily passengers, on 17,000 trains operating on 65,000 km of track at different speeds - different types of trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duranto, Gatiman, Super fast, express and passenger trains. Toy trains are also run at some stations from Kalka to Shimla and in Darjeeling that are UNESCO World Heritage marked.
Royal Trains to Imperial Destinations
There are some trains too that are operated to heighten the pleasure of their visitors' holidays by putting them up in the most comfy rail coaches - converted into five-star hotel and dining on board. These trains cover some of the most popular destinations of the country as well, and include Maharaja Express train tour, Golden Chariot trains, Palace on Wheels, covering some parts of Rajasthan, southern India, and various other historical sites.
The Palace on Wheels - Synonyms with Royal Style and Most Luxurious Holidaying Experience
Choosing the right one is an important decision to make. Some of them are run to cover the prime attractions of Rajasthan - the royal state. The Palace on Wheels is a train run to cover the prime holiday destinations, historical sites and main attractions of Rajasthan along with Taj Mahal - One of The Seven Wonders of the World. It is the gateway of splendid and enchanting royal journey through the bygone era of the erstwhile Maharajas. This train cruises in royal style and provide you feeling of royal lifestyle.
Maharaja Express Train
It is also another wonderful option redefining the luxury travel experience by offering guests the opportunity of exploring fabled destinations of the country by endowing a glimpse of rich cultural heritage of incredible India that will leave you with loving memories of the train journey to be appreciated. This train is another name of luxury where you will also get the royal treatment and pleasure that you have missed earlier.
Golden Chariot Train - A Chariot in Luxury and Comfort
It is another wonderful train to keep you spell bound. The Golden Chariot train connects the important spots in the Indian states of Kerala, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka as well as Pondicherry. It is truly covering the most fascinated destinations of the country, mainly South and Southwest India. You have to choose the right tour package according to your choice and enjoy the best time of your holidays in a way like never before. However, price is a little bit expansive, but you will spend more time by exploring attractions in day and staying in most luxurious way in moving trains in night.