India is country that is famous for its, rich history, fabulous architecture and its vibrant mix of cultures. To explore it right, you need to travel it via a train. And if you are looking relaxing holiday time in the country, make sure you travel by a luxury train.
Here are some of the places you must visit In India via a luxury train:
To experience Rajasthan’s real glory, one must definitely visit Jaipur. The Pink City has several magnificent structures like the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jai Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort and many others. Moreover, the local cuisine will add a new spice to your life and give you pleasant food memories. It’s the rich heritage and culture that this vibrant city exudes that makes it one of the top 10 places to visit in Asia. And, what better way to travel here than by a luxury train? Jaipur is covered by several luxury trains like the maharaja train, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels and Palace on Wheels.
Agra is one of the most important destinations in the country that is covered by the luxury trains running in the northern regions. Truly, a visit to India will be incomplete without you making it to Agra. It is home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal, which is the eternal symbol of love. The incredible architecture and intricate artistry of this marble mausoleum will spellbind you. Once you’re done with appreciating this marvelous structure, you can move onto explore the beauty of Agra Fort and the Mughal gardens in the city.
If you’re an adventure seeker, Ranthambore in Rajasthan is an ideal destination to visit. Though it is a small place, it holds a big promise of excitement at its National Park along with the venturesome safari rides. It provides an exhilarating experience where you can easily spot tigers, monkeys, deer, boars, etc. There is more to this wonderful place. You can spend time exploring a 10th century fort or can spend time by serene lakes inside the park.
Watch the history unfold at the Ajanta Caves, one of the oldest caves in the country. Located in Maharashtra, it is a collection of 30 caves built out of solid rock. These huge boulders have been artfully cut to carve out temples and monuments by Buddhist monks who took refuge here during heavy rains. While some of the monuments here date back to 600 AD, these caves showcase artistic expertise that is progressive in its halls, forts and that can leave anyone speechless.
Located in Rajasthan, Udaipur is one of the top dream destinations on every globetrotter’s travel list. It homes a number of splendid lakes and thus often referred to as the City of Lakes. Many north Indian trains take you to this place that was once known as the historical capital of the state. Some of the best places to visit here are the City Palace, Jag Mandir, Lake Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake and Jagdish temple.
A city famous for its historic monuments and temples, Madurai is one of the best tourist destinations in southern India. Though there are many different attractions in the city, there’s nothing compared to the architectural magnificence of the Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple. If you are done with exploring this temple, you can always go for the exciting water rides at the Athisayam Theme Park or the spend a surreal time at the Vaigai Dam.
Don’t miss out the chance to enjoy the beautiful backwaters of Alleppey in Kerala. Just imagine yourself relaxing on a houseboat ride on the calm and stunning backwaters in God’s own country. If you wish to double the luxury quotient, you can travel to this marvelous destination in a royal style by the Maharaja Express or the Golden Chariot train.
Travel to these exceptionally beautiful destinations via luxury trains and you’re sure to have a gala time.