All Aboard The Maharajas’ Express, India’s Most Luxurious Train

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India is home to some of the world’s most dangerous trains; some 25,000 people die every year on the nation’s notoriously overcrowded local railways.But for those who can afford it, India also offers some of the world’s most luxurious rail accommodations.

The Maharajas’ Express, a 24-carriage train that started operating on Indian Railways early last year, is one such locomotive.

Click here to tour the Maharajas’ Express >
Guests can book sightseeing voyages along several routes.

The eight-day Mumbai-to-Delhi trip transverses the western part of the country, with stops at Vadodara, the Udaipur palaces, an elephant polo match near Jaipur and a tiger safari through Ranthambore National Park.

The seven-day Delhi-to-Delhi trip visit dozens of sites in eastern and central India, including the temples of Khajuraho, the tigers at Bandhavgarh National Park and the sacred ghats of the Ganges River in Varanasi.

Facilities aboard the Maharajas’ Express include two restaurants with arched ceilings, an observation lounge, and 43 cabins and suites.

Tickets aren’t cheap–packages start at $4,725 and run as high as $20,000 for a presidential suite. But for those looking to experience India in style, there’s no better way to go.

(h/t The Rich Times)

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