Maharajas' Express Tour
Tour Highlights
  • Delhi
  • Agra
  • Jaipur
  • Bikaner
  • Jodhpur
  • Udaipur
  • Vadodara
  • Mumbai
 
prices from
USD 7160
(Per Person)
 
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India is a land of royalty and to endure its majestic charm, Indian railways initiating magnificent means to travel this enigmatic country. Maharajas express is one of such means which is operating since 2010. This newest of luxury trains bestows the most regal services to its visitors and provides a royal ride to the prominent destinations of India. A new era of the luxury train traveling has dawned in India with the introduction of Maharajas' Express. Maharajas express proves to be the most distinctive way of exploring the majestic land of India. With fascinating journeys Maharajas’ express offers a window to different facets of India in sheer opulence and bestowing the best of holiday experience to cherish for life.

The train is exceptionally designed by experts recreate and depicts the personal state carriages used by the former Maharajas of India. This 23-guest carriage out of which there are 5 deluxe carriages, 2 suite carriages, 6 junior suite carriages, and one presidential suite. The train also includes two ornate restaurants serving authentic Indian cuisine and other lip smacking delicacies too with complementary beverages , an observation lounge with decorative arched ceilings and souvenir shop as well as 43 cabins and suites exquisitely adorned with magnificent art pieces and embellishments.
This train exclusively comprises distinctive features such as temperature control, environment friendly toilet systems, decorated interiors, LCD TV, electronic safe deposit box, high-end boutique, game tables, bar, direct dial phones, WI FI internet access, and much more. With such luxurious amenities and lavish services the train has become the favorite among the travellers.

The Maharajas Express operates on four exclusive itineraries naming Princely India, Royal India, Celestial India, and Classical India, the name itself gives an insight to the mystery tour and surprises that it beholds. From the four exclusive itineraries one can choose according to one’s choice of interest. The tour either begins or ends in Delhi and always includes a visit to Taj Mahal in Agra. Every morning, the train departs from different station and includes visit to monuments and heritage sites, shopping, forts and palaces, hotels and much more distinctive destinations of India.
Maharajas express serves as an art of elegant traveling with embodying a perfect blend of the classic elegance and contemporary sophistication represented via appealing interiors, graceful furnishings, use of technology as well as authentic and regal amenities provided on board throughout the course of journey. The train exceptionally bestows 'maharaja treatment' meaning the visitors are pampered by royalty and treated as regal maharajas of India. The impeccable hospitality and warmth that guests are treated in this train is eminent in the whole of India.

An imperial ride on this luxury rail is seems like dream come true for most of the travelers as it is quite impossible to get the authentic taste of royalty of the bygone era anywhere else in the world.

About the Train
The latest jewel in the crown of the Indian luxury trains fleet, Maharajas Express is touted to be the India’s answer to the legendary Orient Express train with 4 fascinating pan-Indian journeys named Royal India, Princely India, Classical India ad Royal Sojourn. One of the most expensive and luxurious luxury train rides in the world, the salons of the Maharaja Express train draws inspiration from the private saloons of the erstwhile Maharajas of India.

Cabins
Maharajas Express comprises of 14 guest carriages which can accommodate 88 guests on board. There are 20 Deluxe Cabins, 18 Junior Suites, 4 Suites and a plush Presidential Suite offering elegant living comparable to 5 star living.

Some of the amenities that set Maharaja Express apart are the Wi-Fi internet, LCD TVs and direct dial phones in each cabin. Besides, spacious en-suite bathrooms with showers, private butler and 27*7 room service ensure that your journey never fall short of the high standards set by Maharajas Express. The coaches are set with features such as:

» Centrally air conditioning
» Interiors fusing the classical Indian royalty and modern sophistication
» LCD television with satellite connection
» Writing Desk
» Private Bath
» Padded beds
» Direct dial phones
» Electronic safe


Dining
Seating 42 two passengers at once, two dining cars on board Maharajas Express serve an array of delectable cuisines to the guests. Impeccable interiors and gracious hospitality ensures that you get to dine like a royalty on board Maharajas Express. Besides the Table-d’hôte meals included in the fair guests can also avail of a la carte menu and en-suite private dining.

For the wine connoisseurs and revelers, there an urbane Safari Bar to take care of you in a suave yet laid back ambience with meticulous concoctions of domestic and international brands of wine and liquors.

Mayur Mahal - This in house restaurant is best visited by guests for its classic ambience and range of gourmet cuisines. With seating capacity of 42, the elegance of this restaurant is aptly matched by the service and presentation of an array of world cuisines prepared by expert chefs.

Rang Mahal - This suave restaurant with its serene interiors and glittering furnishing also houses 42 guests at a time and serves an eclectic melange of wotld cuisines.

Safari Bar - The lounge bar housed within Maharajas Express that guests can visit in order to unwind in a perfectly nonchalant yet suave ambiance after a tiring day of sightseeing and travel. The well stocked bar and an array of tantalizing starters and snacks will surely help lift your spirits. The interiors of the bar are based on the motif of adventure as the name suggests.


Day 1 Sunday - Delhi- Agra


Safdarjung Railway Station is the hub of activity as an exciting sojourn across the never-never lands is just about to begin. The Maharajas' Express is especially decked for you and the Royal India Tour is shortly about to commence.

 

Day 2 Monday - Agra

Your first destination is Agra, the land of the Taj. A visit to the Taj is perhaps a dream come true for millions of tourists from all over the world and no trip to India can be rendered complete without a visit to this ultimate architectural masterpiece.
After you have explored the Taj Mahal, enjoy a high tea experience atop the Taj Khema and return to the train to continue your sojourn to the next destination.

Dinner aboard the luxury train.

Day 3 Tuesday- Ranthambore- Jaipur

Visit the wild animals of the Ranthambore National Park in their natural environs and surrender your day completely to nature. On your arrival back in the train, you will be served a leisurely brunch while you will proceed towards Jaipur, the capital city of the Rajasthan. Popularly known as the 'Pink City', Jaipur has in store museums, Fort Amer, shopping arcades, jeep safaris and even an exhibition Elephant Polo Match. Once you have reached Jaipur, you could stay back in the train for some leisure moments or begin your sightseeing trips across city; the choice is completely yours.

Post the exhibition match, dinner will be served in a private venue along with choicest wines.

Day 4 Wednesday- Bikaner

The desert city of Bikaner offers an eclectic mix of rugged deserts, bedecked camels and excited tourists who want to capture every bit of the city in their memories to carry back home with them. Bikaner, an erstwhile princely kingdom, is today home to several medieval palaces and forts and a number of well stocked museums too that facilitate the guests with an easy understanding of the legacies surrounding it. The noteworthy places to visit here are Lalgarh Palace, Junagarh Fort and the Deshnoke temple.

While here, also make it a point to be a spectator to the spectacular performances of the local musicians and dancers in the sand dunes of Bikaner. This musical extravaganaza in the evening will give a tremendous boost to your Royal India sojourn.

Day 5 Thursday- Jodhpur

Welcome to the Blue City of India, Jodhpur. Some of the premium examples of Rajputana art and crafts can be seen here. An early morning village safari across the Bishnoi village will more than refresh your senses. Return to the train for lunch and later leave for exploring the Old Clock Tower and the Mehrangarh Fort. Do not miss to relish a tasteful barbeque experience while at the Mehrangarh Fort. Overnight stay aboard the luxury train.

Day 6 Friday- Udaipur

Udaipur offers a sharp contrast as compared to the rugged locales of Jodhpur and Bikaner. The Lake Pichola besides adding beauty to the city, also helps keep the ambience cool. It is also home to the magnificent Lake Palace and several boating activities also take place here. In Udaipur, the topmost attractions that you can visit include the City Palace and the Durbar Hall. Post lunch you could relax in the spa of a heritage hotel or return to the train to explore its luxury amenities.

Later, you could walk through the old market of Udaipur to savor on the local delicacies besides indulging yourself in loads of shopping as well!

Day 7 Saturday- Vadodara

As per Royal India Tour itinerary, it is now time to move out of the royal state of Rajasthan to be a guest in another stately province of India, Gujarat. On your arrival in Vadodara, you can explore the sleepy town of Jambughoda and savor a delectable lunch there.

Later, visit the heritage sites of Champaner and Pavagadh before returning to the city of Vadodara that is also popular as the cultural capital of the state. Needless to say, this city is replenished with museums, art houses, culture centers, palaces, parks as well as temples. The significant locations you will visit here are Jami Masjid, Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum and the Laxmi Vilas Palace. High tea at the Laxmi Vilas Palace will surely be the highlight of the day.

Day 8 Sunday- Mumbai


As all good things come to an end, so will this tour, onboard the Maharajas' Express. You will arrive in Mumbai at about 0830 hrs on the 7th day of the journey. After disembarkation, explore Mumbai for more sightseeing or return home, the decision is ultimately yours!

 

 

 
Cabin Adult
(Twin Sharing)
First Child
(05 -12 yrs)
Single
Supplement
Deluxe Cabin Twin USD 7160 USD 3584 USD 5400
Deluxe Cabin Double USD 7160 USD 3584 USD 5400
Junior Suite Twin USD 8800 USD 4400 USD 7840
Junior Suite Double USD 8800 USD 4400 USD 7840
Suite Double USD 12000 USD 6000 USD 12000
Presidential Suite USD 20000 USD 10000 USD 20000

The tariff of the Maharajas’ Express includes accommodation, meals, beverages (light drinks, tea, coffee, and mineral water), Indian wines (in house brands), butler service, and porter-age at stations, guided tours and entrance fees at monuments. The tariff however does not include taxes, insurances, alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, laundry, and fees of video and professional cameras.

 

*The above cost is a per person per Journey Cost.

*Validity - January 2012 - April 2012

*The above cost does not include 2.575% Govt. Service Tax and is charged extra.

*Prices are subject to change incase of any amendment in the routing or any other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.

*Children below 5 years of age can travel for free.


City Name Luxury (5* Deluxe)
Delhi Over Night in Train
Agra Over Night in Train
Jaipur Over Night in Train
Bikaner Over Night in Train
Jodhpur Over Night in Train
Udaipur Over Night in Train
Vadodara Over Night in Train
Mumbai  


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