Introducing to the delights of India The Maharajas’ Express introduces new itinerary for year 2019 – 2021. Discover the bustling commercial city of Mumbai and the national Capital Delhi. Visit the shimmering Lake City of Udaipur and the majestic fort at Jodhpur , enjoy sundowner on the sand dunes at Bikaner. Soak in the colorful Pink City of Jaipur. See from close quarters the legendry tigers at Ranthambore and one of the Seven Wonders of the World ‘The TajMahal’ all this and more in utmost luxury and Overnight stay on the traditional thatched Kerala
houseboat and exploring the backwaters is a quintessential Kerala experience and enjoy 4 nights in the calm beach of Marari. Clear turquoise waters that meet the shimmering golden sands with the coconut palm trees in the background make it about as picturesque as anyone could imagine the appearance of the shore.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Mumbai-Saturday

Today you are met at the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport by our company executive with your name placard who would assist you to the Car and then transfer you to your pre booked Hotel
Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Day 2 - Mumbai Board Maharaja Express - The Heritage of India: Mumbai – Udaipur-Sunday

Breakfast in the Hotel
Hotel Room Check Out and Gather at the Hotel Lobby to meet the representative of the Maharajas Express Train
09:00 Welcome and Registration at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
10:30 Proceed for Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai
11:30 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Udaipur
12:30 Lunch onboard
19:30 Dinner onboard
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 3 - Udaipur, Rajasthan-Monday

08:00 Breakfast onboard
10:00 Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for Boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery
13:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
13:15 Lunch onboard. You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or Local City Tour
18:15 Proceed for an Exclusive Dinner at Satkar Hall of Fatehprakash Palace or Jagmandir Island Palace
20:30 Returns to comforts of Maharajas’ Express
22:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jodhpur
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 4 - Jodhpur, Rajasthan-Tuesday

07:30 Breakfast onboard
09:15 Optional Tour to Bishnoi Village (De-board at Rohat Railway Station)
13:00 Lunch onboard
14:30 Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Old Clock Tower market and enjoy a joy ride on TukTuks
17:30 Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at HanwantMahal or KhaasBagh
20:15 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
03:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Bikaner
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 5 - Bikaner, Rajasthan-Wednesday

08:00 Enjoy countryside while having breakfast onboard
10:00 Arrive into Bikaner. Relax onboard or you may choose Optional Activities – Visit to Lalgarh Museum or Local City Tour
13:00 Lunch onboard
14:00 Visit to Junagarh Fort followed by sundowners at Sand Dunes
17:30 Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed by cocktails, bar-be-que and folk dances
20:15 Return to the comfort of the Maharaja’s Express
21:30 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 6 - Jaipur, Rajasthan-Thursday

08:00 Breakfast onboard
09:30 Arrive into Jaipur. Proceed for a visit to Amber Fort
12:30 After sight seeing proceed to Rambagh Palace hotel for lunch
16:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel, Visit to City Palace Museum and Observatory or Local City Tour
20:00 Dinner onboard
21:30 The Maharaja’s Express proceeds to SawaiMadhopur (Ranthambore)
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 7 - SawaiMadhopur (Ranthambore), Rajasthan and FatehpurSikri, Uttar Pradesh-Friday

06:30 Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park
09:30 Return to the comforts of Maharaja’s Express
09:45 Breakfast onboard
10:15 Maharaja’s Express proceeds for FatehpurSikri
13:30 Lunch onboard
14:30 Arrive into FatehpurSikri
15:30 Visit the deserted Mughal City of FatehpurSikri
18:00 Return to the comforts of Maharaja’s Express
19:30 Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner onboard
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 8 - Agra, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi – Cochin (By Flight)-Saturday

06:45 Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit TajMahal
09:30 Champagne Breakfast at TajKhema
10:45 Return to the comforts of Maharaja’s Express
11:05 Maharaja’s Express proceeds to Delhi
13:00 Lunch onboard
15:30 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharaja’s Express as your journey comes to an end
You will be met by our executive at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station and he will transfer you to Delhi Airport to board Flight for Cochin. Upon arrival in Cochin Airport you are met by our executive and transferred to your pre booked Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Cochin

Day 9 - Cochin-Sunday

Breakfast in the Hotel
Later proceed for city tour of Cochin visiting Mattancherry Palace also known as the Dutch Palace. This palace is also famous for depicting Kerala mural paintings. The palace is built in the traditional style of Kerala architecture.
Jewish Synagogue Also known as Paradesi Synagogue. It is the oldest synagogue in the entire Commonwealth of Nations and was built in 1568 by the Malabar Yehudan people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin Chinese Fishing Nets unique for their size and phenomenal construction.
St. Francis Church is the oldest European church in India. The great Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama who discovered the sea route from Europe to India died in Kochi. His body was buried in this church.
In the Evening witness the famous Kathakali dance performance performed by professional artists in an A/C Auditorium
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Cochin

Day 10 - Cochin – Alleppey (By Private Vehicle 65 Kms, 1 ½ Hrs Drive) and Alleppey – Start 01 Night Houseboat-Tuesday

Breakfast in the Hotel
Later you are transferred to Alleppey Jetty to board Houseboat. House boating can be the most relaxing experience for any age, size or type of people. Cruise through the back waters of Kerala along the palm fringed waterways and you would be able to breeze past the water lilies, lush paddy fields, coir villages, rustic homes, temples and coconut groves.
You can also witness the traditional Keralite village lifestyle unchanged for many years. You hear the merchants selling vegetables in a boat while the village people wait at the bank of Vembanad Lake. Here your crew will prepare delicious Keralite meals from freshly brought vegetables from the market.
(Houseboat starts at 12 Noon) (Meals Included Lunch and Dinner)
Overnight stay at Premium AC Houseboat

Day 11 - Houseboat disembarks at Alleppey and Alleppey – Marari (By Private Vehicle 20 Kms, ½ Hrs Drive)-Tuesday

Breakfast in the Houseboat
Later Houseboat disembarks at Alleppey at 10:00 Hrs and proceed for Marari. A small beautiful beach village with vast area of water, land and swaying palm trees. Upon arrival in Marari check in at your pre booked Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Marari

Day 12 - Marari-Wednesday

Breakfast in the Hotel
Day at leisure for your personal activities (No Transportation Available)
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Marari

Day 13 - Marari-Thursday

Breakfast in the Hotel
Day at leisure for your personal activities (No Transportation Available)
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Marari

Day 14 - Marari – Cochin (By Private Vehicle 60 Kms, 1 ½ Hrs Drive) and Cochin – Mumbai (By Flight)-Friday

Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout
Our executive will assist and transfer you to Cochin Airport to board Flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai Airport you are met by our executive and transferred to your pre booked Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Day 15 - Leave Mumbai-Saturday

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check out from Hotel and our Executive will assist you and transfer you to Mumbai International Airport to board Flight for Onward Journey

END OF SERVICES
Itinerary, destinations and scheduled departures may change without prior notice.
Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details, prices and bookings of optional activities.

 

Schedule

Month Days
December, 2020 19
January, 2021 16
February, 2021 13
March, 2021 13
April, 2021 10
October, 2021 16
November, 2021 13
December, 2021 11
January, 2022 08
February, 2022 05
March, 2022 05
April, 2022 02
October, 2022 08
November, 2022 05
December, 2022 03, 31
January, 2023 28
February, 2023 25
March, 2023 25

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Award Winning – The Maharajas Express

India… a country with a history as old as time. A country where diverse dynasties have ruled through centuries, leaving their indelible imprint on the landscape, language and culture of the Indian Sub-continent. Majestic Palaces, Forts, Rich natural bounty, Untamed wildlife… there’s so much to soak in and store memories for a lifetime while traversing on the Indian Panorama.

The Indian sub-continent is very vast and to undertake comfortable Luxury trips on various tour circuits will be a tiresome affair.

The tour circuit on this vast Indian landscape is made convenient by the Maharajas’ Express – the latest Luxury Train and provides Luxury on wheels.

It offers five luxury train circuits on wheels to let one choose the best way to discover and explore the treasure trove and amazing Indian kaleidoscope.

The Luxury Tour Circuits on wheels, let one explore exotic locales such as a trip to one of the largest dinosaur fossil parks at Balasinor with opportunity to meet one of the Indian royal family, a trip to the erotic temples of Khajuraho, to participate in the Elephant activities at Jaipur, cocktail & barbeque sundowner on the sand dunes at Bikaner, champagne breakfast overlooking the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal, boat trip on the Ganges at the holy city of Varanasi – and much more…

The unmatched ambience, contemporary amenities, impeccable service and luxurious decor provide a Royal Tours on board this Palace on wheels.

Maharajas’ Express by providing an Experience Unsurpassed, with its mélange of providing immaculate on-board services and well designed Luxury Tour Circuits had made

Deluxe Cabin

The train coaches of Deluxe Cabin are named after the precious gems Hakik(Agate), Firoza(Torquoise), Katela(Amethyst), Beruz(Aquamarine) & Pitoniya(Bloodstone) to indicate the lavishness present in the overall experience provided in the tour Packages of Maharajas’ Express. The train has 20 Deluxe Cabins of which 12 are twin bedded and 8 double bedded.

  • Cabin Area : 112 Sq. Ft
  • Double Bed Dimensions : 80 x 60 (In)
  • Twin Bed Dimensions : 80 x 33 (In)
  • Folding Writing Table
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed
  • Live Television
  • Wi-fi Internet (Subject to network availability)

Junior Suites

The train has 18 Junior suites of which 12 are twin bedded and 6 double bedded. All the suites have large panoramic windows, so that you can savour every bit of magnificent India on your train journey. All passenger carriages come with airconditioning, the first of its kind in India and have state-of-the-art facilities like Live Television, DVD players, Wi-Fi Internet to name a few to keep you entertained through the royal train journey. Each coach of the train has a mini-pantry and manned by a valet to provide a lavish & personalized service during the tour packages.

To ensure your safety and well-being, the train has been provided with CCTV cameras, smoke alarms, RFID door locks and round the clock services of a Paramedic. Your tour package on-board the Maharajas’ Express will be truly an experience extraordinaire.

  • Cabin Area : 150 Sq. Ft
  • Double Bed Dimensions : 80 x 60 (In)
  • Twin Bed Dimensions : 80 x 33 (In)
  • Writing Table with two chairs
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed
  • Live Television
  • Wi-fi Internet (Subject to network availability)

Suites

All the 4 suites are double bedded and have large panoramic windows, so that you can savour every bit of Indian splendour on your rail journey. Each coach of the rail has a mini-pantry and manned by a valet to provide with attentive & prompt service.

The suite rooms are provided with additional features such as complimentary mini-bar and bath tub. The fare for the suite is inclusive of an exclusive language speaking guide and Luxury car during the off-board journeys.

To ensure your safety and well-being, the rail has been provided with CCTV cameras, smoke alarms, RFID door locks and round the clock services of a Paramedic. Your luxury vacation on Indian splendour, on-board the Maharajas’ Express will be truly an experience extraordinaire.

  • Cabin Area : 220 Sq. Ft
  • Double Bed Dimensions : 80 x 60 (In)
  • Separate Living room and bedroom
  • Upholstered arm-chairs with side table
  • Writing Table
  • Complimentary Mini-Bar
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed

Presidential Suite

The Presidential suite is aptly named Navratana(nine precious gems) and has a living room, 2 bedrooms and washrooms. The guests on-board the Presidential suite has an exclusive 24 hours personal valet to provide with attentive and luxury service. This palace on wheels has been provided with latest international features.

The tariff of presidential suite is inclusive of an exclusive language speaking guide and Luxury car during the off-board journeys.

  • Cabin Area : 448 Sq. Ft
  • Double Bed Dimensions : 80 x 60 (In)
  • Twin Bed Dimensions : 80 x 33 (In)
  • 2 Bed rooms
  • Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Writing Table
  • Complimentary Mini – bar

Restaurant

On-Board the luxurious Maharajas’ Express, you will find two thematic fine dining restaurants which will allow you to enjoy delicious meals in a vibrant yet soul soothing environment. The names of the restaurants are aptly suited to the tastefully crafted design, ambience and concept.

One of it is “Mayur Mahal”, named after India’s very own graceful national bird peacock, fondly called as Mayur and the other is “Rang Mahal”, which literally means ‘The Palace of Colors’ decorated with hand painted fresco ceiling.

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