There is something truly unique in the exhilaration of travelling by train in India, an experience that engages the senses and immerses you in the wonders of this mystical land.
Discover spectacular landscapes, dominated by leafy plantations that give way to bustling cities, a dazzling display of exotic wildlife and a wide range of historic monuments all from the comfort of your choice of luxurious trains.
India’s diverse landscapes and cultures are united by colour, which controls every aspect of life. From the infusion of green spices and tea leaves, to the treasure trove that is the painted blue city of Jodhpur and from the Taj Mahal’s white marble, meticulously inlaid with semi-precious stone, to Delhi’s imposing Red Fort, travelling by train with Planet Rail allows you to tour through the incredible palette of India.
As promised a few more details/compliments from our holiday. As you would expect the journey to Venice was fantastic, from check in to seeing our fabulous hotel for the first time. The British Pullman was stunning and the service, food and hospitality wonderful. The first class coach was exactly that. The Orient Express was without question the best holiday experience we have ever had. From the moment we pulled alongside, we felt and were made to feel very special indeed. Predictably the food was amazing. All of the staff were attentive but not over the top. Our personal attendant was discreet and very professional, and he gave us some helpful advice on Venice.
The Al Ponte Antico hotel is quite simply the most friendly, calm, relaxing hotel we have ever stayed in. The staff were so generous with their advice on Venice, including booking all our restaurants for us. They certainly had the personal touch as they would call us by our Christian names….even the staff we hadn’t met before! If there is a better hotel in Venice, I’d love to see it. !
Montreux is a stunning place as was the hotel, a completely different experience again. The food at the Suisse Majestic was incredible, as was the view.
Can I say that all of your train arrangements were spot on and made our journey run very smoothly. All the trains were bang on time, very clean and new looking. Even the food on board the trains was rather good too.
Thanks again for helping us enjoy our 25th wedding anniversary, you did a fantastic job and as I said the other day we will certainly be telling family friends and clients about you…….. thanks to you all again.