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A Royal Escape

You may not be a Maharaja. And you may never be able to travel like one. But you can surely have a look at how the rich people travel royally! Hop on board as we take a journey in the luxury trains  to discover the soul of India in the lap of luxury.

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Palace On Wheels

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The Palace on wheels takes you to a vibrant journey to the royal land of sand dunes and regal palaces.  The 07 nights and 08 days journey on Palace on Wheels covers some of the most fascinating destinations of the northern and north-western India.

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Destinations Covered: Delhi – Jaipur – Sawai Madhopur – Chittorgarh – Udaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi

Prices starting from INR 2,50,000 for 7N / 8D

Step inside the Palace on Wheels and discover the elegance and pomp of a bygone era. Discover the vibrant color of Rajasthan in a journey like no other.

Maharaja Express

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Get ready to experience royalty with Maharaja Express, World’s leading luxury train that offers a grand opportunity to explore the rich and glorious history of India. From the lively capital city, Delhi, the bundle of lavishness takes you to the city of love, Agra and then you finally enter the land of the Maharajas, Rajasthan.

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Indian Splendor:

Destinations Covered: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Balasinor and Mumbai.

Duration: 7 days and 6 nights.

The Indian Panorama:

Destinations Covered:Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, Varanasi, Lucknow and Delhi.

Duration: 7 days and 6 nights.

Treasures of India:

Destinations Covered:Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and Delhi. Duration: 4 days and 3 nights.

Heritage of India:

Destinations Covered:Mumbai, Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra, and Delhi.

Duration: 8 days and 7 nights.

Gems of India:

Destinations Covered:Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and Delhi.

Duration: 4 days and 3 nights. 

Price Range: from INR 2,50,250 ($3850) to INR 15,40,500 ($23700) per person per journey

Step aboard into a world of red carpets and high teas with maharajas and rediscover a bygone age of elegance, opulence and romance.

Golden Chariot

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Pride of the South:

Destinations Covered: Bangalore, Mysore, Hampi, Belur, Kabini, Badami, Goa and Bangalore.

Duration: 8 days and 7 nights.

Splendor of the South :

Destinations Covered:Bangalore, Chennai, Mamallapuram, Pondicherry, Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Poovar, Kochi and Kerala Backwaters.

Duration: 8 days and 7 nights.

Prices starting from INR 14000 for one person per night (on triple occupancy).

Mystical Munnar

A majestic backdrop of cloud studded mountain peaks, unending expanse of tea plantations, mesmerising views all around – welcome to the heaven on earth, Munnar.

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Situated at an altitude of 2695 meters above sea level, Munnar is a breathtakingly beautiful hill station in the Idukki district of Kerala.

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Clustered around the confluence of three mountain streams, Munnar is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

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From the very first glance, Munnar will enchant visitors with its compelling beauty.

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Munnar delight visitors with an endless assortment of spices, chocolates, vegetables, souvenirs and handicrafts.

 

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Embraced by the vibrant landscape, greenish tea estates, pristine valleys, and stunning mountains, Munnar is a place you would wish to visit and never leave.

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Munnar has all these and more. Come and be mesmerised by the beauty of nature at her best!

 

Kumarakom – a paradise on earth

Known for its beautiful landscape and lush greenery, Kumarakom is an enchanting backwater destination, unlike any other place in the world.

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For boating, fishing, swimming or simply to sit back and relax, kumarakom is the place to be.  But it is the houseboat cruise along the panoramic backdrop of vembanad lake that makes kumarakom one of the most sought after destination in India.

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While here, feast on the flavorful local cuisine, especially the seafood platter.

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By all means, its a place you wish to go back to, simply for its vibrant greenery, languid backwaters and lipsmacking delicacies!

Wagamon- Scotland of Asia

Wagamon is an enchanting hillstation, situated at an elevation of 1100 metres above sea level and it is an  ideal tourist spot surrounded by the greenery of tea gardens, beautiful meadows, deep puzzling valleys and dales.

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A curious blend of religious mysticism and European legacies, this hillside village is a haven of tranquility. Cuddled up within three striking hills Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala hills which are dedicated to three separate religious faiths-Muslim, Hinduism and Christianity, Wagamon is a perfect getaway for meditation as well as provides avenue for adventurous sports like trekking, rock climbing, paragliding and other exciting activities.

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National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon on their directory of the ‘50 most attractive places to visit in India’. Vagamon’s charm is worth experiencing and is indeed one of the must see places for tourists.