The Deccan Odyssey
This luxury all en suite train tours the south of India, starting in Mumbai and travelling along the Konkan coast to visit Goa, Pune and the World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and the Ellora Caves by coach excursions. Space in the carriages is generous with only eight passengers per coach and four in the two Presidential cars, and every suite has TV and phone connections. There is even a spa car offering Ayurvedic massage.
Where: The Luxury Train Club (01666 860172; www.luxurytrainclub.com/ www.deccan-odyssey-india.com)
How much: from£1,120
How long: 8 days