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India Rail Holidays

India is a colourful delight for all the senses and offers a truly unforgettable holiday experience that will create memories that last a lifetime!

A land filled with contrasts and extremes, from modern cities and ancient forts to UNESCO World Heritage-listed monuments. From Luxury rail journeys to authentic rail tours, India is a perfect destination for a rail holiday.

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TAILOR-MADE INDIA RAIL HOLIDAYS 

With one of the most extensive rail networks in the world, exploring India by rail is a thrilling experience where you can take in multiple destinations and regions in one trip.  

 With a range of 3, 4 and 5-star hotels, and flexible itineraries, we can tailor-make all types of India rail holidays so that you include everything you want to see and nothing you do not. 

Speak to our expert team and start planning your escape to India today! 

RAIL THROUGH THE HEART OF INDIA 

Experience the famous Golden Triangle to encounter the many faces of India. First, discover Old & New Delhi, taking in the 17th century Jama Masjid, then enjoy a rickshaw ride through the narrow and winding streets. Home to the incredible Taj Mahal, Agra is only a short rail journey from Delhi. 

Journey aboard the luxurious Maharajas Express and discover the rich cultural heritage of incredible India. Travelling from Mumbai to Delhi, you will be treated to 6-nights aboard this famous rail journey taking in royal palaces, forts, the Taj Mahal - the monument of love at Agra, and Untamed Wildlife; there's so much to soak in on this journey!

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DISCOVER AMAZING DESTINATIONS 

Feel like a Maharaja as you journey aboard the Palace on Wheels luxury train. Discover incredible destinations, including the Pink City of Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park, the great fort of Chittorgarh, the palaces and shimmering lakes of Udaipur, the blue city of Jodhpur, and the iconic, unforgettable Taj Mahal.

Travel across Southern India to discover lush landscapes, exotic palaces and temples, and fascinating history. From Bangalore to Alleppey, you'll learn about the fascinating local traditions and culture and explore stunning places of worship and awe-inspiring scenery. Journey aboard the Toy Train (also known as Kochi) from Ooty to Cochin and experience one of India's most scenic railway journeys.

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MAHARAJAS' EXPRESS

                                    

One of the most luxurious trains in the world, the Maharajah's Express offers the chance to explore India in maximum comfort and style.   

PALACE ON WHEELS 

The Palace on Wheels is a luxury tourist train through Rajasthan, reliving the glory days of the Maharaja. The ultimate luxury treat!

TOY TRAIN

The Kalka-Shimla Toy Train is one of the most scenic railway journeys in India. The route is an incredible feat of engineering covering a staggering 102 tunnels, 864 bridges, and 919 stunning curves.

INDIAN RAILWAYS

Indian Railways are the world's third-largest railway network and operate a huge variety of trains and routes.

The Maharajas Express - Heritage of India
11-Days
FROM
£10,349 Per Person
February - December 2023/2024
UK Airports
  • 2 nights hotel stay with breakfast in Mumbai
  • 1 nights hotel stay with breakfast in Delhi
  • Accommodation for 2 night is based on using 01 Double Room at Mumbai & Delhi Hotels
  • 6 nights aboard the famous MAHARAJAS’ EXPRESS
  • All transfers using AC Toyota Innova as per the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes on hotel & transport.
  • Govt. service tax.
The Maharajas Express - Treasures of India
7-Days
FROM
£6,199 Per Person
January - December 2023/2024
UK Airports
  • 3 nights hotel stay with breakfast in Delhi.
  • 3 nights aboard the famous Maharajas’ Express including
    • All meals and drinks
    • All excursions
  • All transfers
  • Private Tour of Delhi
  • Visit the Taj Mahal
  • Afternoon spa or local Agra city tour
  • Visit Agra Fort
  • Ranthambore National Park safari
  • Dinner at the Rambagh Palace Hotel
The Palace on Wheels
10-Days
FROM
£7,999 Per Person
January - April 2023/2024
UK Airports
  • Airport transfers in Delhi
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay in Delhi
  • 7 nights’ onboard the Palace on Wheels
  • Half-day sightseeing city tour of Old Delhi
  • Elephant ride and Amber Fort visit in Jaipur
  • Tour of Ranthambore National Park
  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Udaipur
  • Sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer
  • Camel ride on Sand Dunes of Sam
  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur
  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Agra Red Fort and the Taj Mahal
  • Sightseeing drive in Delhi
  • Meals as detailed in the itinerary
Highlights Of Northern India By Rail
FROM
£3,249 Per Person
January - December 2023/2024
UK Airports
  • All station and airport transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 3 nights' accommodation in Delhi 
  • 1 nights’ accommodation in Varanasi
  • 1 nights’ accommodation in Agra
  • 1 nights’ accommodation in Jaipur
  • 1 nights’ accommodation in Jaisalmer
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Shimla
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • (packed dinners for overnight train and packed breakfast for early morning trains)
  • Train fares 
  • Local English-Speaking guide for sightseeing’s as per itinerary 
  • 2 Bottles of Mineral Water (500 ML) Per Person Per Day throughout the itinerary
  • All applicable Govt. Service Tax 5%
Golden Triangle with Shimla
FROM
£2,699 Per Person
January - December 2023/2024
UK Airports
  • Rail travel as per itinerary
  • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast in Delhi
  • 1-night accommodation with breakfast in Agra
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Jaipur
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Shimla
  • Full-day day of Old and New Delhi
  • Visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal
  • Excursion to Fatehpur Sikri and Chand Baori step-wells in Abhaneri
  • Half-day city tour of Jaipur, including evening cooking demonstration and dinner with a local Indian family
  • Visit Amber Fort by jeep
  • Sightseeing tour of Shimla
  • Airport transfers
Taj Mahal, Tigers, and Train
9-Days
FROM
£2,199 Per Person
January - December 2023/2024
UK Airports
  • Rail travel as per itinerary
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Delhi
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast in Agra
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Ranthambhore
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner in Jaipur
  • Full day tour of Old and New Delhi
  • Visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Safari jeep tour of Ranthambhore National Park
  • Visit to Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Cooking demonstration with local family for dinner in Jaipur
  • Airport transfers
Highlights of Rajasthan with Delhi, Mumbai and Goa
FROM
£3,599 Per Person
January - December 2023/2024
UK Airports
  • Rail travel as per itinerary
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Delhi
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast in Agra
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Jaipur
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast with Jodhpur
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Udaipur
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Mumbai
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Goa
  • Full day tour of Old and New Delhi
  • Visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri
  • Half day city tour in Jaipur
  • Cooking demonstration with local family in Jaipur
  • Sightseeing tour of Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and spice market in Jodhpur
  • Visit Ranakpur Temple
  • Sightseeing tour of Udaipur
  • Morning excursion of Elephant Caves from Mumbai
  • Sightseeing tour of Mumbai
  • Flight from Udaipur to Mumbai
  • Airport transfers
South India Highlights
FROM
£2,349 Per Person
January - December 2023/2024
UK AIrports
  • Airport and ground transfers as per the itinerary
  • Rail travel throughout as specified in the itinerary
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Mysore
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Ooty
  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Cochin
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Periyar
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Kumarakom
  • 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in Alleppey
  • Full-day sightseeing city tour of Mysore
  • Half-day sightseeing tour of Ooty
  • Toy Train ride from Ooty to Coonoor
  • Half-day sightseeing tour of Cochin
  • Indian classical dance show in Cochin
  • Guided tour of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Visit to Spice Plantation in Periyar
  • Overnight houseboat stay in Alleppey
  • Meals as detailed in the itinerary
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FLIGHT TIME

8 Hours 35 Minutes

TIME DIFFERENCE

+5 Hours and 30 Minutes

CURRENCY

Indian Rupee

LANGUAGE

Hindi

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