India is such a vast country that exploring it becomes a difficult task for tourists. One corner of the country is entirely different from the other. Not only the landscape and weather, but also the people, their lifestyle and culture - all are extremely different from one another. To enjoy India in its entirety, thereby becomes problematic. Moreover, since travelers from abroad are not really accustomed to the climatic conditions of India, they find it all the more difficult to adjust.
However, experts always have a solution for problems. Keeping in mind the comfort of travelers, their desire to enjoy the heritage of India in a comfortable or preferably luxurious environment, the authorities of tourism department came out with the idea of offering visitors luxury train tour.
The result was Palace on Wheels, a luxury train that went on to be recognized as one of the most luxurious trains in the world. The royal environment created on the train gave a vivid idea of the royalty of the erstwhile Rajput rulers of Rajasthan. The destinations covered in the weeklong journey added to the royal aura as travelers were taken to the majestic forts and palaces and also met up with the descendants of royal rulers.
The Palace on Wheels was welcomed with so much of warmth that soon the tourism department rolled out more luxury trains like the Deccan odyssey and the Royal Orient. The latter of the two is not functional any more, however the Deccan Odyssey has begun its new journey in form of Indian Maharaja. The Golden Chariot - Pride of the south and the the Golden Chariot - Splendor of the South cater to the needs of visitors to south India and reveal the treasures of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Then there is the Maharaja Express that offers four journeys covering the north, central and east India. And last but not the least there is the royal rajasthan on Wheels who want to keep close to the itinerary of the Palace on Wheels.
The comforts and luxuries offered in these trains are at par with the best in the world and are constantly improved. For tourists who do not mind shelling out extra bucks for a wonderful and unforgettable vacation, one of these luxury train tours in India is the best option.
Check out the various luxury train tours that are available for exploring India.