Take a luxurious holiday aboard a train.
Travelling across India by train could provide the ultimate in luxury holidays, according to holiday firm Cox and Kings.
The Maharajas’ Express train is cited as being the most lavish locomtive in the world and is due to be unveiled in Mumbai in January 2010.
Operating between Mumbai and Delhi and also Delhi and Calcutta, passengers can enjoy the richness of Indian life and culture from the comfortable surroundings of their train’s carriage.
Along the way, guests will be treated to fun activities, like elephant polo and champagne breakfasts.
On board, travellers can experience fine dinning in the restaurant, as well as enjoying drinks at the bar, offering plenty of opportunities to socialise with the other passengers.
India looks set to be an up-and-coming destination in 2010, with the World Travel Guide picking out Delhi as a great destination, especially as the city is due to host the Commonwealth Games next October.
Written by Erin Marshall