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One of today's themes is rail travel. Are you're looking for that epic, bucket-list train trip to the middle of nowhere or simply love the fact that riding on the train is the most exotic joyride you can experience in India. Gift yourself a royal experience in the land of royals. A little expensive but luxury train travel is definitely a great way to explore India.

Though there are options on the luxury train travel, trains offers you a cherishable eight-day heritage tour of India. Traverse your way through North India in a luxury train and get to visit the Taj Mahal and grand palaces in Rajasthan.

India is a place of unforgettable and amazing destinations. Its spellbinding natural beauty offers rich monuments of flora and fauna. All the tourist across the globe visit India for its romantic travel destinations, adventurous and thrilling destinations with luxury.

If you have not visited India yet, chances are that your life is going to change for the better after the trip. You will see people with nothing with a big smile on their face, religious leaders encouraging people to improve themselves, and very well-mannered school kids with perfect English.

Travel in one of the most prominent luxury trains in the world. It travels across Northern and Northwestern India and travellers can enjoy the journey with personal cabins and with a state of art amenities. With a total capacity of 88 seats, there are several beautifully decorated dining cars and two cars that contain complete bars. India is full of the unexpected, but there are some places every traveler should experience.

Unique Places to Visit in India

Below you will find few of them.

1. Lumding – Haflong, Assam


This rail route is in Assam and is one of the newer rail routes of India and is carved on the side of the Barak Valley in Assam and can be better experienced when travelling in Kanchanjunga Express which covers the entire section in day time. It is like a hidden paradise with each turn bringing something unexpected.

2. Nilambur – Shoranur, Kerala


Rail and nature lies intertwined throughout this beautiful route. Stations are all green and really clean where these stations itself are tourist spots. Spending time walking and hanging around these stations are favorite activities among tourists. Trains are less crowded which makes the journey peaceful.

3. Ajodhya Hills, West Bengal


Ajodhya Pahar is a small hill station located in the Purulia district. Ajodhya Pahar is a part of Eastern Ghats of India. The most popular town is Bagmundi. Ajodhya Pahar is popular among youngsters to learn rock climbing. Pakhi Pahar is most popular among tourists during winter. There are many natural trekking trails to enjoy during the rains.

You can visit Ajodhya Pahar is many ways. You can travel from Kolkata by train up to the Purulia Station. You can also visit by road.

4. Agra, Uttar Pradesh


Agra is a place that holds the symbol of eternal love -The Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal - a place that is a former member of the seven wonders of the world, is an insignia of eternal love. The home of the Taj Mahal, Agra in north India is the most visited place in India. It is quite cold in the winter months.

A great time to enjoy winter weather around a city covered by a misty fog blanket in the early mornings, followed by cool, sunny mornings, chilly afternoons and cozy nights by the bonfire.

This is one of the best times to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World – The Taj Mahal, as the entire city celebrates their special celebration of the Taj Mahotsav. Dotted with several historical monuments the city is a mix of the old and new and has a unique blend of cultures.

Agra is a place of historical importance. It treasures some of the oldest monuments and heritage sites like Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, etc. Agra is located at the bank of river Yamuna and preserved the rich culture left by the Mughals.

The roads of Agra are always full of people and its shopping district is the busiest place among all. Agra has some of the most appetizing cuisines and some of the dishes are still maintain if their original form this the Mughal empire.

5. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh


To begin with, Lucknow is a big, stifling capital of Uttar Pradesh. The arts, painting, music and dance, flourished under the generous patronage of the last Nawabs of Awadh. Take your time to visit the monuments, especially the Bara Imambara with its three-dimensional labyrinth known as Bhul bhulaiya, Chota imambara, Kaiserbagh palace, the Chattar manzil and the Residency.

The buildings of the three sides of the quadrangle Qaisarbagh once provided rooms for the ladies of the harem of Wajid Ali Shah, the last ruler of the Awadh kingdom. In the center rises the white Baradari, a large white stone building that was previously paved with silver. This historic palace is considered one of the beautiful royal buildings of India.

6. Bodh Gaya, Bihar


Bihar is rich with culture and historic places to visit. There is a small city in there that you must explore. For all Buddhist and spiritual people, Bodh Gaya is a must place to visit. A solo trip here will help you immerse yourself in the calm and serene environment of Bodh Gaya. It is the place where Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment. Thus a lot of people come here to meditate, or research or in search of peace.

Dungeshwari Cave which is also known as Mahakala Cave is near Bodhgaya and Buddha spent 6 years meditating in this cave and that is the reason Fasting Buddha is depicted here with a weak and frail body.

There are hotels and Government apartments and bungalows where you can stay here. Reaching Gaya is easy through rail, road, and air and then you can go the monasteries. The best time to come here is between November and March. If you want to listen to the holy man Dalai Lama, plan a trip either in December or January.

Sasaram is a very beautiful place with tomb of renowned Mughal emperor Sher Shah Suri that is located in the center of a big artificial lake. The tomb is famous among tourists from all around the globe.

7. Ranchi, Jharkhand


Tagore Hill is one of the favorite tourist attractions in Ranchi. The Ranchi hill attracts visitors to have a panoramic view of the place. At the base of Ranchi Hill there is a lake, which is known as Ranchi Lake. This lake has increased the beauty of the place. The Ranchi hill in Ranchi can be easily accessed from all corners of the city.

The place is also considered as one of the privileged places for hiking and rock climbing. For this reason, many adventure lovers are also attracted to Ranchi Hill.

8. Kaas Plateau, Maharashtra


The valley of flowers, as most people of Maharashtra call it is situated in Satara. Not many know that it is certified as a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site for its endemic flowering plants. In the month of August, Kaas Plateau is a feast for the eyes, as the entire plateau is covered with a varied range of flowers.

Although the flowering season lasts only for two odd months at the Kaas Plateau, its beauty remains long afterwards. As the sun flows through the clouds gently caressing the rain, the sight of thousands of delicate colored flowers soothes the senses in a way that only nature can.

9. Raipur, Chhattisgarh


As the capital of Chhattisgarh, Raipur is the most famous city here in the state. It has many fabulous places that make it special in the country also. You can find here many historical, religious and natural places.

10. Ludhiana, Punjab


Ludhiana is another traditional Punjabi city near Chandigarh, famous for its woolen clothes and cotton t-shirts. The month of February hosts the infamous Mach Auto EXPO, which takes place at the Glada Ground. Automotive enthusiasts from around the world come to this expo which is the largest one in India.

The latest in engineering machinery, automotive tools and parts, hand tools and machine tools and much more are exhibited at this event. During one of the largest business conferences in India, this is also the ideal time to enjoy the traditional city and culture of Punjab during the month of February.

If you have already booked your tickets and want to check the train status you may do so through NTES site.
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