Heritage of India

Sample Description
Sample Description
  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabins with en suite bathrooms.
  • All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits Butler service.
  • Guided off train excursions as illustrated in the journeys inclusive of entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide.
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water on board. Porterage at stations.
  • Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Taxes, Insurance, Gratuities.
  • Telephone calls, laundry, alcoholic beverages (apart from the house brands of wines, spirits, beer served in the restaurants and bar)
  • Video, film and professional still camera fees.
  • Maharajas’ Express Exclusions Arrival and departure transfers.
  • International and domestic air tickets.
  • Pre and post tour accommodation and any tour extensions are not included unless specifically mentioned as part of the journeys.

Taste of royalty, spirituality and wilderness at Maharaja

Uncover the hidden riches of India lie in its breath-taking beauty and its diversity of cultures. With world’s leading luxury train, Maharajas’ Express, you can embark on an unforgettable escapade that starts off with the capital city of India. Your journey their way through iridescent lands of Jaipur to reach the vivid greens of Ranthambore. We then take you to the ancient capital city of Mughals, Fatehpur Sikri and then to Agra where they can witness the immortal sheen of the Taj Mahal. They soak in the regality of Gwalior and discover the sensuous moods of the temples of Khajuraho. Finally we reach the sacred city of Varanasi, and observe the divine beauty of holy River Ganges and lastly we savor the elegance and imperial splendour of Lucknow – city of Nawabs.

The Indian Panorama

Day 1:- From Delhi to Jaipur on the Maharaja
You’ll get a traditional welcome and greet the luxury in a grand style at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station.

Treat your appetite with a lavish dinner on-board.

You spend their night on the Maharajas’ Express that leaves for the first destination in its Indian Luxury odyssey, Jaipur – the pink city of India.

Day 2:- Jaipur – Pink City of India
Wake up to a delicious on-board Breakfast as you’ll arrive at the Pink City, Jaipur.

To take a closer look at the history of Jaipur, You visit the ancient Amber Fort which is known for its artistic Hindu style elements.

Maharajas’ Express is a leader in cultural tourism and we ensure that you don’t miss the cultural essence of our country. After visiting Amber fort we’ll proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for exclusive Elephant activities where you may choose to decorate them with bright hues, feed them or take the regal ride. This is followed by lunch.

Afterwards we return to the palatial comforts of Maharajas’ Express or may also choose to participate in the optional activities that we provide in our Indian culture tours. You can choose from

Spa facilities at the 5 star hotel
Private shopping tour
Visit to City Palace Museum and the Observatory, the world’s largest stone sun-dial that is colloquially known as Jantar Mantar
You can treat themselves to an on-board Dinner.

The Maharajas’ Express then leaves for the second place in its Indian luxury odyssey, Sawai Madhopur to bring you closer to the flora and fauna of India.

Day 03:- Ranthambore (Tiger Reserve) – Fatehpur Sikri
Maharaja luxury train arrives at Sawai Madhopur and we’ll proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park. The shimmering greens of Ranthambore are included in all our pan-Indian itineraries.

You can then return to the stately comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

After an on board breakfast the Maharajas’ express departs for the ancient Mughal capital, Fatehpur Sikri.

You can have lunch on Board as they arrive in Fatehpur Sikri.

You can closely explore the deserted city, Fatehpur Sikri where once the Mughal emperor, Akbar ruled.

You later return to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express for an on-board Dinner.

The train leaves for another alluring city in Maharjas’ Indian culture tours, Agra.

Day 04:- Taj Mahal – Gwalior Fort
You Arrive in Agra and continue their Indian luxury odyssey with visit to the monumental symbol of love, the Taj Mahal.

You can enjoy a princely Champagne Breakfast atop Taj Khema and later return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

Maharajas’ Express then proceeds for Gwalior, a new destination in our mesmerizing Indian culture tours.

You can enjoy an on-board lunch and then proceed to visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures or they can also choose to avail spa facilities at Usha Kiran Palace Hotel.

Over the years we have created a niche for ourselves in Indian culture tourism and afterwards you can visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi Tea in the compound of the palace.

You later return to the palatial comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You spend their night on board amidst comfort and luxury as the train is stationed overnight at Gwalior.

Early morning the train leaves for Khajuraho to visit the magnificent temples of Madhya Pradesh.

Day 05:- Khajuraho – City of Ancient Love
Enjoy delicious on-board breakfast and lunch at our thematic restaurants- Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal.

Arrive in Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples (Western Group of Temples), the beginning of spiritual escapade in our Indian luxury odyssey.

Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel
Sound and Light Show
Dances of India Show
You can either return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express or may choose from optional activities

Our unique itineraries have helped us to become the leader of Indian culture tourism. After an on-board dinner, Maharajas’ Express continues its spiritual escapade.

You spend their night on board at Maharajas’ Express that proceeds for Varanasi, one of oldest continuously inhabited city.

Day 06:- Varanasi – City where body burns
You please their taste buds with an on-board breakfast.

Maharajas’ Express arrives in Varanasi and gives it’s you the authentic taste of Indian culture tourism.

In Varanasi You visit the Silk Weaving Center followed by a sumptuous lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel.

Afterwards you visit Sarnath ruins and museum.

Even in our Indian luxury odysseys we ensure that you do get to observe the divine side Indian culture, you enjoy a boat ride at the holy river Ganges to witness evening prayer.

You’ll return to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express and have dinner on-board.

The Maharajas’ Express leaves for the city of royal splendour and relishing delicacies, Lucknow. You spend their night comfortable on the opulent Maharajas’ Express.

Day 07:- Lucknow – City of Nawabs
You start their day with an on-board breakfast.

You proceed to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency followed by delicious Awadhi lunch along with the live Kathak Dance performance at Vivanta by taj.

Taj. We believe catering everything with extravagance in our Indian luxury odyssey.

You later return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express and enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner on-board.

Then Maharajas’ Express leaves for Delhi, marking the end of its Indian culture tour.

Day 08:- Delhi – The Capital of India
You begin their day with an on-board breakfast.

Collect your unforgettable memories and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!

Inclusions

Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabins with en suite bathrooms.
All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits
Butler service.
Guided off train excursions as illustrated in the journeys inclusive of entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide.
Complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water on board.
Porterage at stations.

Exclusions

Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary.

Taxes, Insurance, Gratuities.

Telephone calls, laundry, alcoholic beverages (apart from the house brands of wines, spirits, beer served in the restaurants and bar)

Video, film and professional still camera fees.

Maharajas’ Express Exclusions Arrival and departure transfers.

International and domestic air tickets.

Pre and post tour accommodation and any tour extensions are not included unless specifically mentioned as part of the journeys.