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The Royal Orient Train

The Royal Orient Train provides one of those enchanting travel experiences which prove that the journey is as important as the destination. It very aptly sums up what this exotic rail journey has to offer to passengers. The Royal Orient Train offers a travel experience par excellence and takes travelers through those two states that showcase of the best of culture and heritage of our glorious past – Gujarat and Rajasthan.

The Royal Orient Train is the result of the joint efforts of the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat and the Indian Railways. The luxury train offers a unique and enchanting setting and a travel experience that passengers will reminisce about for the rest of their lives. The train is a five star hotel in motion and comes with all the trappings of world class luxury and comfort. It is the final word in luxury tourism and covers important tourist destinations in both Gujarat and Rajasthan in its own unique way.


The Royal Orient Train is a joint venture of the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat and the Indian Railways. It is designed to showcase the best of culture and traditions of these two heritage-rich states of India. Passengers will have a great view of the different aspects of past and present Indian culture.

The Royal Orient Train made its first journey in 1994-95. It has a blue color theme to give the train its own special signature. The 7-day/8-night package is highly popular and in demand among Indian as well as international tourists and travel enthusiasts who prefer traveling in style and luxurious comfort of the highest standards. The train starts its royal odyssey from Delhi Cantonment Railway Station and covers important destinations in Gujarat and Rajasthan during its 8-day tour.


There are 14 fully air-conditioned and magnificently decorated coaches in the Royal Orient Train, each named after various kingdoms of the Rajputana.  Every coach has four twin-bedded cabins that come equipped with facilities like hot and cold water shower, state-of-the-art washrooms and toilets, channel music, games for children, and wall-to-wall carpeting. Apart from the 14 coaches, the luxury train also has two restaurants housed in kitchen cars. There is a lounge at the end of each coach offering an excellent view of the amazing countryside India is so famous for.

Attendants or khidmatgars decked up in smart, traditional attire are ready at all times, waiting to serve the various needs of passengers on board.


An experience on-board the Royal Orient is guaranteed to leave a permanent imprint on the hearts and minds of passengers. The train lives up to its name and offers an experience that’s nothing short of royalty. The facilities on board are designed to provide comfort and convenience of the optimum level. The cabins are furnished to replicate palatial royalty and come with spacious baths. Multi-cuisine restaurants offer delightful and exotic dishes from Gujarat, Rajasthan, and other parts of India. Chinese and continental preparations are also available.  


The Royal Orient Train has 14 luxury coaches, equipped with amenities which ensure that passengers have the time of their life on this deluxe train. Passengers can enjoy the pleasure of hot or cold showers, channel music, and other personal care facilities. Wall-to-wall carpeting and lavish interiors with furniture, paintings, and furnishings that create the ambiance of the era gone by make passengers feel as if they are reliving the historic age.


The Royal Orient Train has two restaurants cars. They serve exotic, delicious and traditional Indian food, including Gujarati and Rajasthani delicacies and Chinese and Continental cuisines. Passengers can order the choicest vegetarian and non-vegetarian preparations. These are served in style along with a variety of hot and cold beverages.


‘The Watering Hole’ is the name of the well-stocked bar on board the Royal Orient Train. Passengers can enjoy both Indian and international labels of the finest alcohol brands. The bar serves premium liquors and is open 24/7.


Travelers on this ultra-luxurious coach can laze around in the well designed lounge which comes with color TV, a CD player, and customized channel music to keep them entertained. Besides offering a great view of the passing and ever-changing landscape, the lounge also comes with a library that has lots of books, latest newspapers, and various publications.

Other Amenities Available on Board The Royal Orient

  • Two attendants serve each coach round the clock
  • The best delicacies and drinks available on order
  • Customized music
  • Five star comfort at all levels
  • Takes passengers through some of the most exotic tourist destinations in India
  • Massage parlor to soothe tired muscles and relieve stress


The thrilling experience on board one of the most luxurious travel resources in India begins from the Delhi Cantonment Railway Station. The 8 days/7 nights journey takes the travelers on board through an enchanting travel experience. The train operates from September to April only. During other times it undergoes extensive maintenance.


The royal expedition of Royal Orient Train take the travelers on board from Delhi through Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Junagarh, Veraval, Somnath, Sasan Gir National Park, Ahmedpur, Mandvi, Palitana, Sarkhej, Ahmedabad, and Jaipur.

Booking Procedure

Booking for the Royal Orient Train can be done through the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited or The Royal Orient Central Reservation Office, New Delhi. Booking can also be done online through approved agents.

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