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India beckons you to a new adventure, an adventure through varied landscapes, cultures and histories. Be a part of the scintillating diversity that is India and feel the joy of unravelling mysteries and discovering the simple pleasures of life.

The Indian Railways - the second largest railway system in the world, has over 62,300 km of track laid between 7000 stations and over 11,000 locomotives. Today, it offers diverse tourist routes, magnificent hotels on wheels with five-star services (Indian Royal Train service) and Indrail Passes, ideal for extensive trouble-free hours across the country.

Special Facilities by Indian Railways for Foreign Tourists

Special Quota: Several important trains have a special quota for foreign tourists. This can be availed on payment of US Dollars or Pound Sterling. Tourist without foreign currency, will be allotted the special quota on production of the exchange certificates issued by any nationalised bank. At the time of reservation, the passport number and the country of origin should be mentioned. Major Reservation Centres have special Cells to help foreign tourists plan their itinerary, reserve their tickets and render any assistance required.

An extraordinary train for extraordinary people. A train with historic charm and modern conveniences. A royal train beckoning you to step abroad for a week of splendour. It takes you on a royal odyssey. Brining alive the luxury of princely travel of the age of the Raj.

As the wind whispers through the halo of legends crowning the land of the mighty Marathas, a lone majestic whistle blows its salutation of honor as it gracefully traverses this land of fantastic fantasy. Welcome to the mesmerizing Maharashtra experience aboard THE DECCAN ODYSSEY.

The Fairy Queen is the oldest working Broad Gauge Steam Locomotive in the world and was built in the year 1855. The Guinness Book of records has also recognized the Fairy Queen as being the world’s oldest locomotive of this millennium which is still running.

FOR MORE DETAILS:www.indianrail.gov.in

For any further information and reservations, please contact contact@govantravels.in

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