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Discover India on a tailor made rail tour with GRJ independent. Our holidays offer the flexibility to visit highlights such as the Taj Mahal and Amber Palace.

Tailor Made India Holidays

The best of India

Scenery of incomparable natural beauty encompasses every inch of India, from the dramatic Himalayas in the northeast, through verdant rainforest and agricultural lands planted with acres of spices, tea, and rubber trees. On India's coastlines, sublime white-sand beaches are lapped by the warm Arabian Sea. And India's inspiring landscapes are liberally studded with further treasures.

Journey to Agra and prepare to be awed by the city's UNESCO-listed highlights; the timeless Taj Mahal, the eleventh- century Agra Fort - a redoubtable and terracotta-hued walled city, and Fatehpur Sikri, an imperial city of sandstone, built in the Persian architectural style.

Benefits of rail

India has plenty of rail variety, whether it's the UNESCO-listed narrow-gauge Shivalik Express, affectionately referred to as the 'Toy Train', that covers a journey of 96km through the Shivalik foothills of the Himalayas to Shimla or the Palace on Wheels, which takes passengers on an enchanting journey through the bygone era of the Maharajas.

Experience this vibrant subcontinent in the most fantastically authentic way.

The Deccan Odyssey

The Deccan Odyssey is fully air conditioned throughout and has two opulent restaurant cars serving breakfast and dinner, with a menu featuring a range of Indian, Maharashtrian, Goan, Chinese and International cuisine. There is a fully-stocked bar car, lounge car, library and also a spa car, with a steam bath and a small gym. Complimentary newspapers, magazines and mineral water are provided daily. The train is formed of 21 carriages, of which 11 each house four comfortable deluxe cabins and a lounge with a television and telephone. Deluxe cabins either have twin or double beds, a wardrobe with safe and an en suite bathroom with WC, sink and shower. Each coach has its own butler and 24-hour room service is available. This fabulous hotel on rails takes you through many interesting places in India, including Agra, Udaipur and Ranthambore, where you have the chance to embark on a game drive.

 

 

Maharajas' Express

Explore some of India's most famous and most beautiful sights on board the wonderful and air-conditioned Maharajas' Express, accompanied by personal cabin attendants.

This hotel on wheels is a different way to see this colourful country, all within the relative luxury of your traditionally decorated cabins. Your eight-days on board will include a cruise on the Ganges in Varanasi, and time in Lucknow as well as many other enticing excursions.

 

 

Suggested Indian Itineraries

The Itineraries shown are intended to give an overview of what is possible and are by no means the only options available, designed to offer an idea of all the places you could visit and give you an overview of each destination. We arrange holidays to suit all tastes and budgets, so you can pick and choose from below or come up with something completely unique.

 

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Taj Mahal

Golden Triangle of India

Explore Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and the Amber Fort on this 10 day tour of India. Take a Rickshaw ride through the bazaars of Old Delhi, visit the magical Taj Mahal and imposing Amber Fort and take in the beauty of India's Golden Triangle. 

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13 days from £2,125 pp

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Palace On Wheels

Palace On Wheels

Magnificent palaces and forts are waiting to be discovered on this Indian rail adventure aboard the air-conditioned Palace on Wheels train. Experience the lifestyle of the Maharajahs as you visit walled cities, marvel at the astonishing Taj Mahal and enjoy tiger spotting in Ranthambore National Park.

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9 days from £3,995 pp

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The Deccan Odyssey

The Deccan Odyssey

Venture through India on board the fully air-conditioned Deccan Odyssey. This fabulous hotel on rails takes you through many of the best places in India, including Agra, Udaipur, and Ranthambore, where you have the chance to embark on a game drive to try and spot an elusive tiger.

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The Maharajas' Express

Maharajas' Express

Explore some of India's most famous and most beautiful sights on board the wonderful and air-conditioned Maharaja Express. This hotel on wheels is a different way to see this colourful country, all within the relative luxury of your traditionally decorated cabins.

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9 days from £6,895 pp

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