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3 Nights and 4 Days
Availability : Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Delhi
Delhi
Maharajas' Express
The Maharajas' Express has redefined the luxury travel experience by offering guests an immersive adventure into India’s fabled destinations whilst soaking the rich cultural heritage of the region which will leaves the guests with unforgettable memories.

The Maharajas’ Express is operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation and runs on 5 circuits covering more than 12 destinations across North-West and Central India. It is mainly centered on Rajasthan between the months of October and April. The Maharajas’ Express was voted “The World’s Leading Luxury Train” five times in a row at The World Travel Awards in 2012, 2013, 2014,2015, 2016 and 2017 and is the most expensive luxury train in the World. 

It is a tough task, even for a frequent traveler to truly absorb the diversity that India has to offer. Hence the train’s itineraries are designed in such a manner that ancient and modern India come alive by integrating a panoramic mix of heritage and splendor of the country’s gems and treasures. 

Highlights
  • Guided excursions to monuments, fortresses, wildlife sanctuaries, and world heritage sites
  • Exclusive cultural performances
  • Diverse optional tours including spa treatments, golf session, and shopping tours
  • Special fine dining arrangements on excursions
  • Sightseeing in luxury buses
Maharajas' Express Facilities

The saloons of the Maharaja Express train have been styled with influence from the private saloons of the former Maharajas of India. Each carriage presents a unique ambiance as each one has been named after a famous gemstone of the Maharajas and designed following that individual pattern.

You will have a gastronomical dining experience aboard two restaurant carriages – Rang Mahal (Color Palace) and Mayur Mahal (Peacock Palace). Socialize or relax in the Rajah Club Lounge and Safari Bar which are essentially the hub of the luxury train. Drinks, snacks, board games, and cultural activities with plush seating arrangements account for most of the attraction. You can also learn more by arranging Vedic sessions, astrologer sessions, Bollywood dancing and the tour directors deliver interactive mythology and historical sessions. Also, there are notable guest lecturers on selected signature journeys.

Highlights
  • Two unique fine dining restaurants with gold edged plates and Swarovski hand-cut crystal glasses
  • As assortment of cuisines that include gluten free, lactose free, kosher, vegan, and more (can be customized to your diet)
  • Rajah Club Lounge and Safari Bar
  • A library replete with books in various languages
Rang Mahal
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Mayur Mahal
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Maharajas' Express Cabins and Suites
Deluxe Cabin
Cabin
  • Wardrobe Cupboard
  • Folding Writing Table
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed
  • Wi-fi Internet (Subject to network availability)
  • Personalized air-conditioning
  • Direct Dial International Telephone
  • Live Television
  • DVD player
  • Personal safe
  • Dedicated butler service
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, mineral water, and light snacks anytime
  • Fire Extinguisher
Bathroom
  • Shower cubicle with running hot and cold water
  • Basin
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Assortment of toiletries
  • Towels and linens changed daily or as per request
Area
  • Cabin Area: 112 Sq. Ft
  • Room Area: 9'5" (L) x 7’-9"(W)
  • Bathroom: 7'9" (L) x 4’-9"(W)
  • Double Bed Dimensions: 80 x 60 (In)
  • Twin Bed Dimensions: 80 x 33 (In)
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Junior Suite
Cabin
  • Wardrobe Cupboard
  • Writing Table with two chairs
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed
  • Wi-fi Internet (Subject to network availability)
  • Personalized air-conditioning
  • Direct Dial International Telephone
  • Live Television
  • DVD player
  • Personal safe
  • Dedicated butler service
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, mineral water, and light snacks anytime
  • Fire Extinguisher
Bathroom
  • Shower cubicle with running hot and cold water
  • Basin
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Assortment of toiletries
  • Towels and linens changed daily or as per request
Area
  • Cabin Area: 150 Sq. Ft
  • Room Area: 13'6" (L) x 7’-9"(W)
  • Bathroom: 7'9" (L) x 4’-10”(W)
  • Double Bed Dimensions: 80 x 60 (In)
  • Twin Bed Dimensions: 80 x 33 (In)
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Suite
Cabin
  • Separate Living room and bedroom
  • Upholstered arm-chairs with side table
  • Mini-Bar
  • Bath Tub
  • Wardrobe Cupboard
  • Writing Table with two chairs
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed
  • Wi-fi Internet (Subject to network availability)
  • Personalized air-conditioning
  • Direct Dial International Telephone
  • Live Television
  • DVD player
  • Personal safe
  • Dedicated butler service
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, mineral water, and light snacks anytime
  • Fire Extinguisher
Bathroom
  • Shower cubicle with running hot and cold water
  • Basin
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Assortment of toiletries
  • Towels and linens changed daily or as per request
Area
  • Cabin Area : 220 Sq. Ft
  • Room Area: 22'3" (L) x 7’-9"(W)
  • Bathroom: 6'4" (L) x 7’-9"(W)
  • Double Bed Dimensions: 80 x 60 (In)
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Presidential Suite
Cabin
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Luxury car during the off-board journeys
  • Exclusive language speaking guide
  • Separate Living room and bedroom
  • Upholstered arm-chairs with side table
  • Mini-Bar
  • Bath Tub
  • Wardrobe Cupboard
  • Writing Table with two chairs
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed
  • Wi-fi Internet (Subject to network availability)
  • Personalized air-conditioning
  • Direct Dial International Telephone
  • Live Television
  • DVD player
  • Personal safe
  • Dedicated butler service
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, mineral water, and light snacks anytime
  • Fire Extinguisher
Bathroom
  • Shower cubicle with running hot and cold water
  • Basin
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Assortment of toiletries
  • Towels and linens changed daily or as per request
Area
  • Cabin Area : 448 Sq. Ft
  • Entrance Lobby: 7'9" (L) x 2’-9”(W)
  • Sitting Room: 16'6" (L) x 7'-9"(W)
  • Twin Bedroom: 11'0" (L) x 7’-9"(W)
  • Double Bedroom: 15'8" (L) x 7’-9"(W)
  • Bathroom 1: 7'9" (L) x 5’-0"(W)
  • Bathroom 2: 8'0" (L) x 7’-9”(W)
  • Double Bed Dimensions: 80 x 60 (In)
  • Twin Bed Dimensions : 80 x 33 (In)
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Maharajas' Express Assurance
Safety
  • 24 hours availability of paramedic on board
  • Air ambulance service in case of emergencies
  • CCTV cameras, Smoke alarms, and RFID door locks
Maharajas' Express Tour Information

Meeting Location and Time

Meeting point in Safderjung Railway Station at 8:30 a.m. for a royal welcome. Maharajas’ Express departs at 10:00 a.m.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation on board
  • Morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea, and dinner
  • Wines, Tea, Indian beverages, coffee, and bottled water
  • Local english speaking guides for sightseeing tours
  • Deluxe coaches for sightseeing tours
  • Cultural entertainment and monuments/palaces fees as specified in the itinerary
  • $500/person Holiday Surcharge extra for tour departures covering Christmas and New Year's EveNote: This is automatically added to the price at the time of booking on applicable dates.

Price Excludes

  • Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Airfare
  • Laundry services
  • Gratuities, souvenirs, or any other item of personal interest
  • Any service that is not specified as included in the itinerary
  • Admission tickets to excursions that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • 5% Service Tax charged by Government of IndiaNote: This is not included in the price shown at the time of booking. It will be charged when your booking is confirmed.
Maharajas' Express Itinerary

DAY 1: SUNDAYDEPART FROM NEW DELHI

Report by 8:30 a.m. at Safderjung Railway Station for a royal welcome. After check-in formalities, board the Maharajas’ Express for Sunday lunch on board.
Train departs by 10 a.m. from Delhi.
Enjoy the scenic countryside as the train Journeys to Agra. On arrival in Agra, visit one of Seven Wonders of the World – The Taj Mahal. After the visit, return to the train for on board dinner. Train will be stabled in Agra overnight.

Optional Tours/Activities in Agra (Available at extra cost and booked on site via direct payment):
1) “Mohabbat The Taj Show” cultural program
2) Visit to mid 17th century built Itam –Ud – Daula white marble mausoleum, inlaid with semi-precious stones and nicknamed the ‘Baby Taj’
3) Spa facility at a 5-star hotel
4) Exclusive private shopping tour

DAY 2 MONDAYAGRA AND RANTHAMBHORE

After on board breakfast, proceed to visit UNESCO World Heritage Site of Agra Fort – fortified in late 16th century by Mughal Emperor Akbar and was the seat of power of the Great Mughal Dynasty over next 100 years. Later, return back to the train and continue the journey. Enjoy the lunch on board.

Arrive at Sawai Madhopur Railway Station and proceed for excursion to Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve – home to more than 25 Bengal Tigers and other wild life animals which include leopard, nilgai, wildboar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear, southern plains gray langur, rhesus macaque, and chital. The sanctuary is home to a wide variety of trees, plants, birds, and reptiles as well as one of the largest banyan trees in India. Later, return to the train to enjoy an ‘Indian evening’ followed by dinner as the train departs for the rest of the journey.

DAY 3 TUESDAYJAIPUR

After on board breakfast, proceed for excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of late 16th century built Amer Fort Palace, located atop a small hillock with red sandstone walls and marble inlay work. Return to the Maharajas’ Express for on board lunch and brief rest.

Late afternoon, proceed to Jai Mahal Palace for exclusive Elephant activities—where guests have an opportunity to decorate them with vibrant paints, feed them, or take a regal ride.

This is followed by traditional Kalbelia dance program and a splendid dinner. Later, return to the train and depart.

Optional Tours/Activities in Jaipur (Available at extra cost and booked on site via direct payment):
1) Spa facilities at a 5-star hotel
2) Exclusive private shopping tour
3) Golfing at Rambagh Golf Club
4) Visit to the Grandiose City Palace and UNESCO World Heritage site of Jantar Mantar (Sun Observatory based on traditional Indian principles of astronomy)

DAY 4 WEDNESDAYRETURN TO NEW DELHI

Maharajas’ Express train reaches Safderjung Railway station early morning. Check-out by 8:30 a.m. after breakfast. “The Treasures of India” journey comes to an end, but its memories live on forever!

IMPORTANT:
1) Train Tour Manager reserves the right to change itinerary, destinations, and scheduled departures at short notice.
2) Optional Tours are subject to availability and you may have to miss scheduled program to take these services.

Maharajas' Express Price and Schedule
Price
Dates
Room Type Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Deluxe Cabin $ 6,760.00 $ 7,700.00
Junior Suite $ 9,410.00 $ 9,900.00
Suite $ 15,200.00 $ 15,200.00
Presidential Suite $ 25,800.00 $ 25,800.00

 

Note:

  • The prices DO NOT include 5% Service Tax charged by the Government of India.
  • There is a 10% Holiday Surcharge extra for departures that cover Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
Months

Days

October 2020 4
November 2020 1, 29
December 2020 27
January 2021 24
February 2021 21
March 2021 21
October 2021 17
November 2021 14
December 2021 12
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