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Luxury Railway Tour of India, Delhi to Mumbai

India is a place that exerts a strong pull for those of us that love our scenery, food and fashion in glorious technicolor. Luxury Escapes Tours has come up with a great way to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the sub-continent, by railway, the mode of transport that opened up this vast country.

Step aboard for an unforgettable expedition and let the rhythm of the rails guide you to India’s brightest gems on this luxurious small-group train journey (max. 16 travellers).

Cross India’s striking landscape in the comfort of a cabin fit for royalty on the Deccan Odyssey, an elegant Wes Anderson-esque locomotive, (The Darjeeling Limited!) complete with an on-rails spa, Mumbai Hi bar carriage and all-inclusive dining. Prices start from A$9,499 /person in a twin room for this old fashioned but elegant way to travel.

During handpicked off-train excursions, you’ll have the chance to spot the elusive leopard on safari in Ranthambore, witness the white marble majesty of the inimitable Taj Mahal and dine on an unforgettable lunch prepared by the royal kitchens of the Lakshmi Vilas Palace.

Witness five centuries of Jain, Buddhist and Hindu coexistence in the humbling temples of the peaceful Ellora Caves complex, then discover the vibrant street life of bustling Mumbai.

Make the most of private airport transfers and valet service, and deepen your knowledge with guided tours at each city stop, led by expert English-speaking locals. From colourful Chandni Chowk bazaar in Old Delhi to the intricate Hawa Mahal in the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, India’s greatest treasures are waiting to be found.

Your journey takes you to: Delhi – Deccan Odyssey – Ranthambore – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur – Vadodara – Aurangabad – Mumbai.

Tour Highlights include;

  • Nine nights in handpicked accommodation, including seven spectacular nights aboard the acclaimed Deccan Odyssey luxury train
  • Daily breakfast and all-inclusive gourmet meals with complimentary soft drinks while aboard your train, as well as a lavish lunch of local delicacies prepared by the royal kitchens of Lakshmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara
  • Ride the rails in absolute comfort on the Deccan Odyssey and enjoy dedicated butler service, along with complimentary off-train excursions at each stop led by knowledgable, English-speaking guides
  • Spot elusive leopards, tigers and sloths in Ranthambore National Park
  • Witness five centuries of Hindu, Jain and Buddhist coexistence in the humbling temple complex of the Ellora Caves
  • Gaze in awe at the majestic marble dome of the Taj Mahal and the mirror of its reflecting pool
  • Study the glittering delights of the Crystal Gallery in Udaipur’s City Palace – one of the largest private collections of crystal in the world
  • Uncover layered cultural histories with tours through each city stop, including Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur and Agra
  • Roundtrip airport transfers and comfortable, air-conditioned transfers during all off-train excursions
  • All taxes, entry fees and still camera fees as per the itinerary.

For the full details and pricing from Luxury Escapes, CLICK HERE or Call 1300 670 243

Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne is a crime author (Money Bags), comedy writer an inveterate traveller.

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