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Royal Rides

The journey

Royal Rides

16 January 2013

Is there anything better than enjoying red-carpet treatment as the picturesque countryside passes you by? These royal rides come with every five-star comfort imaginable from valet service to some of the best food inspired by the regions you travel through.

THE MAHARAJA’S EXPRESS - The name says it all. Step onboard and experience a slice of royal Indian life from a bygone era.

THE PALACE ON WHEELS - Prepare yourself for a week of pure indulgence as you cruise your way through the India’s famous Golden Triangle. Route: Delhi-Rajasthan-Agra, Major Stops: Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Duration: 7 days, 8 nights, Price: From Rs 2.5 lakh (www.palaceonwheels.net)

THE INDIAN MAHARAJA–DECCAN ODYSSEY - Route: Mumbai to Delhi, Major Stops: Aurangabad, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Agra, Duration: 8 days, 7 nights, Price: From Rs 2.47 lakh (www.theindianmaharaja.co.in)

THE GOLDEN CHARIOT - Route: Bangalore-Goa, Major Stops: Srirangapatnam, Mysore, Kabini, Shravanabelagola, Belur, Halebid, Hampi, Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal, Duration: 8 days, 7 nights, Price From 1.19 lakh (www.thegoldenchariot.co.in)


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