4 Semi-Luxury Trains in India
Semi-luxury Trains in India is introduced with a motive of providing luxurious journey with minimal cost. Indian Railways introduced semi-luxury trains from the past 4 years. The main motive of this train is to make travellers happy with less cost when compared with luxurious trains. Most of the people can easily afford these trains.
Special Features of Semi-Luxury Trains
The main motive of this semi-luxury trains is to meet the basic luxury requirements and needs of the travellers. This is the reason why all the semi-luxury trains in India are equipped with luxury facilities and elements. Most of the packages of these trains will be itinerary.
The examples of itinerary packages are Desert Circuit trains which mainly concentrates on deserts, Tiger Express which is to explore the wildlife and Buddhist circuit which concentrates on the exploration of Buddhist tourist places.
Here is the list of semi-luxury trains in India:
1. Desert Circuit Tourist Train
Desert Circuit Tourist Train is the best option for the one who wants to explore Indian Deserts. It was implemented with a motive to cover the major desert attractions in India. All the major cities which are near to the desert will be covered by the Desert Circuit Tourist Train.
Desert Circuit contains a dining restaurant which offers delicious cuisines and a 3-star hotel facility during the off-train excursion. It contains AC First class and AC Two tier classes. The AC First Class contains 2 or 4 beds with sliding doors and AC two tier contains 4 beds with an open compartment.
Itinerary of the train:
The travel list of this train is Delhi Safdarjung, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Jaipur. In this trip, you can explore places like Sam Dunes in Jaisalmer, Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur and many more tourist attractions in Jaipur like City Palace, Chokhi Dhani village and Amber Fort. It is a 5 days and 4 nights trip which covers 3 destinations.
2. Tiger Express
Tiger Express is the best choice to experience the wildlife in India. The train was named as Tiger in order to get close with tigers while travelling. Tiger Express semi-luxury train is mainly meant for wildlife tourism in India. The train will mainly circuits in 2 national parks of Maharashtra called as Kanha and Bandhavgarh for the close call of tigers.
The train is air-conditioned and also contains AC First Class and AC Two tier class. It is best to choose the AC First class because of the locked sliding doors, hence it creates a personal space for the travellers. AC Two tier is an open compartment which may not be comfortable sometimes. Dining restaurants are the best facilities on board to sample some of India’s delicious dishes. All train packages are 5 nights and 6 days travel by covering four tourist destinations.
3. Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train
Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train is the semi-luxury train which covers all the Buddhist tourist destinations in India. It is a great boon for Buddhist followers to travel the Buddhist destinations in India in just a span of 1 week. This semi-luxury train is more advanced when compared to other semi-luxury trains in India.
Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train contains a dining car which makes you enjoy the food on the train along with your family and friends. It also contains AC-First class, AC- 2 tier class and AC coupe class along with sliding windows and all the basic amenities. It is an 8 days and 7 nights trip.
4. Heritage Circuit Tourist Train
Heritage circuit Tourist Train is introduced to promote the Indian heritage and rich culture. All the 3 major heritage sites of India are to be viewed. The 3 places are Khajuraho temples, Taj Mahal and Varanasi. This train will make you aware of India’s rich culture in one glance.
Similar to the Tiger Express and Desert Circuit Train, all the facilities are made available in this train. It contains AC First Class, AC Two tier and AC 3 Tier. During the off-train excursion, 3-star hotel and AC bus are also to be provided. It is 5 days and 4 nights trip to cover the 3 places of rich heritage and culture in India.
If you wish to explore India by completely luxury trains. Here is the list of luxury trains in India are:
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