Maharajas Express – Heritage of India – A Journey into history to Experience the Splendour of a by Gone Era.

Introducing to the delights of India The Maharajas’ Express – The Heritage of India start the journey from 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 Taj Mahal’ all this and more in utmost luxury.

Embarkation & Disembarkation (Heritage of India)

Check-in Venue & Timing – The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai / 0900 hrs

Departure Station & Timing – Mumbai – Chatrpati Shivaji Terminus / 1030 hrs

Arrival Station & Timing – Delhi – Safdarjung Station / 1530 hrs

Guests boarding the Maharaja Express have to report at least an hour before the train’s departure at a pre-assigned venue in Mumbai for the pre-boarding facilities.

All Foreign Nationals are required to obtain Tourist VISA to visit India.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Mumbai Board Maharaja Express - Sunday

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

Day 2 - 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

Day 3 - 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 Maharaja’s Express
03:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Bikaner

Day 4 - 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

Day 5 - 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)

Day 6 - Sawai Madhopur - Friday

06:30 Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park
09:30 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ 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

Day 7 - Agra & Delhi - Saturday

06:45 Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit TajMahal
09:30 Champagne Breakfast at TajKhema
10:45 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
11:05 Maharaja’s Express proceeds to Delhi

13:00 Lunch onboard
15:30 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end.

Schedule

Month Days
January, 2021 17
February, 2021 14
March, 2021 14
April, 2021 11
October, 2021 17
November, 2021 14
December, 2021 12
January, 2022 09
February, 2022 06
March, 2022 06
April, 2022 03
October, 2022 09
November, 2022 06
December, 2022 04
January, 2023 01, 29
February, 2023 26
March, 2023 26

Tariff

Given below are some of the terms and conditions before considering maharaja express booking-
  • Prices are subject to change in case of any change or amendment in the maharaja train route.
  • GST will be charged extra as applicable.
  • Itineraries, destinations, venues and scheduled departure are subject to change without prior notice.
  • All the above prices are on per person per journey on twin sharing basis.
  • Supplement will apply for Signature Journey, Special occasions such as a New Year, Christmas etc.

Note: At Present 5 % GST is levied by Government of India EXTRA ON TOP OF THE TARIFF. Extra Surcharges for departures during Christmas and New Year. The Prices for the Train may vary for Sterling Pounds quotes according to the Exchange Rate against the DOLLAR.

Prices Valid From 01 October 2020 Until April 2022

Price in US Dollars Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin $ 6340 $ 9890 $ 13800 $ 23700
Single Cabin $ 11180 $ 18800 $ 27600 $ 47400

Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin £ 5515 £ 8600 £ 12000 £ 20610
Single Cabin £ 9720 £ 16350 £ 24000 £ 41220

Prices Valid From 01 October 2022 Until April 2023

Price in US Dollars Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin $ 6975 $ 10880 $ 15180 $ 26070
Single Cabin $ 12298 $ 20680 $ 30360 $ 52140

Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin £ 6065 £ 9460 £ 13200 £ 22670
Single Cabin £ 10690 £ 17985 £ 26400 £ 45340

Price / Cost Includes

*** Accommodation in Air Conditioned Deluxe Cabin or Junior Suite or Suite or Presidential Suite with attached Bathroom on board The Maharaja Express

*** All meals including tea, coffee and mineral water and house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits during The Maharaja Express

*** Transport for sightseeing with Deluxe Coaches during The Maharaja Express for Deluxe Cabin and Junior Suite Clients

*** *** Transport for sightseeing with Private Vehicle & Private Guide during The Maharaja Express for Suite and Presidential Suite Clients

*** Entrance fee to palaces, museums & parks during The Maharaja Express

*** English speaking guide during The Maharaja Express

*** Bulter Service for Suite and Presidential Suite Clients

*** Service of the Tour Manager on Board

*** One Transfer in Mumbai and One Transfer in Delhi by Private Vehicle with Driver

Child Policy Maharajas’ Express does accommodate children but we ask parents to be mindful of the sophisticated adult atmosphere we endeavour to maintain.

    1. A) For Deluxe/Jr.Suite/Suite Cabins
    2. Children below 5 years shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed with parents.This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.
    3. Single child (5 years – 12 years) sharing cabin with adults – 50% of the adult fare, subject to sharing of double bed with two full paid adults.This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.

OR

    1. Single child (5 years – 12 years) in a separate cabin -50% of the(adult fare + Supplement charges) if requested in a separate cabin.
    2. Two child (5 years – 12 years) in a separate cabin – 50% of the adult fare for each child in a separate cabin on twin sharing basis.
    3. Three child (5 years – 12 years) in a separate cabin – 50% of the adult fare for each child subject to sharing of double bed.

OR

  1. If third child request in a separate cabin – 50% of the (adult fare + Supplement charges).
  2. Single child (5 years – 12 years) + one adult in a separate cabin:- Two adults fare on twin sharing basis.
  3. Two child (5 years – 12 years) + one adult in a separate cabin:- One adult fare plus 50% of the adult fare for each child subject to sharing of double bed.
  4. B) For Presidential Suite Cabin
  5. Children below 5 years shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed in PS.
  6. Single child (5 years – 12 years) sharing cabin with adults – 50% of the adult fare, subject to sharing with two/three/four full paid adults in PS.
  7. Two child(5 years – 12 years) in a separate cabin – 50% of the adult fare for each child in a separate sub cabin on twin sharing basis subject to sharing with two full paid adults in PS.
  8. Three child (5 years – 12 years) in a separate cabin – 50% of the adult fare for each child subject to sharing of with two/three full paid adults in PS.
  9. Single child (5 years – 12 years) + one adult in a separate cabin:- Two adults fare on twin sharing basis in PS.
  10. Two child (5 years – 12 years) + one adult in a separate cabin:- 50% of the adult fare for each child subject to sharing with one full paid adult.

Note:

  1. Child booking if requested in a separate cabin is subject to travelling with the adults. It is to be noted that single child has to share guide/vehicle with adults travelling together in case of Suite & PS cabin booked pax.In case, a separate higher category vehicle is required then supplement will be levied.
  2. Please note that we do not have a facility for interconnecting cabins except in the Presidential suite car.
  3. All applicable taxes will be charged extra.

 

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Accommodation

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.

Lounge & Bar

For the guests who like to enjoy drinks over a friendly chat, we have two bars. One of it is a Lounge bar- ‘The Rajah Club’ and the other is a thematic bar named as – ‘Safari Bar’. Both the bars provide comfortable & relaxed sitting arrangements to complement the exquisite range of wines & spirits, allowing you to unwind and lighten up. For those who wish to be left alone, we provide selective collection of books and for those who love to socialize, we do have few board games to play and have fun with.

 

For the corporate travelers, who want to combine business and leisure onboard the Maharajas’ express, we can organize a suitable setup for meetings at the Safari Bar. This bar also serves as a venue for festive events.

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