The journey was carved through the abundance of nature in Himachal Pradesh during the British rule due to which the Kalka Shimla Toy toy train is bound to take you back to a completely different era in history and through one of the most scenic railway journeys in India. Set amidst beautiful hills and mystical woods, Shimla has been a very popular hill-station. Shimla is a very popular Hill station and is set amidst beautiful hills and mystical woods. Shimla is often covered with nearby towns of Kufri, a hill-station almost always covered by snow and Chail, famous for a huge palace and the highest cricket ground in the world. Tourists also visit the famous Jakhu Temple and engage in sightseeing at various viewpoints during their trip to Shimla. The Indian Splendor, this journey has redefined Rajasthan Luxury Tours. This grandiose odyssey has an extensive itinerary extending up to 8 days and each day a new visit awaits our gusts. Guests can examine the detailed beauty of the world’s monumental icon of love the Taj Mahal, can spot the elusive tiger in the vivid greens of Ranthambore National Park,and can soak the spectacular regal heritage of Rajasthan in its magnificent forts, vibrant bazars and the royal cuisine. The journey will leave you with everlasting memories of a unique mix of Culture, History and Folklore and will show you a new meaning of India tourism.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Delhi - Monday

Upon arrival at the New Delhi Indira Gandhi International terminal 3 you would first do your immigrations and then go to the baggage belt to collect your baggage and then after clearing the customs you would be met in the Arrival hall by our Company executive who would wait with
your name placard and would assist you to your private Air Conditioned car and transfer you to your pre booked hotel

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Day 2 -  Delhi-Tuesday

Breakfast in the Hotel

Later our executive will introduce you to your Guide who would then take you for a full day city tour of New and Old Delhi visiting Qutab Minar – which is the tallest brick minaret in the world, Humayun’s Tomb – This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, India Gate – a war memorial which was built to salute the brave Indian soldiers of the British Army who lost their lives in World War 1, Rastrapati Bhawan or the President’s House and the Parliament Street where you can see various government buildings, Raj Ghat the cremation place of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, the Red Fort, a perfect example of Mughal architecture built by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1639 and 1648, Jama Masjid one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656 at a cost of one million rupees, and was inaugurated by Imam Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan and cycle rickshaw ride into the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market of Asia full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewellery and vivid saris, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils, stationery and traditional Indian sweets

After the city tour you return back to the hotel and relax.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Day 3 - Wednesday - Delhi – Kalka (By Train Kalka Shatabdi Departure at 0740 Hrs Arrival 1145 Hrs) and Kalka – Shimla (By Toy Train Himalayan Queen, Departure at 1210 Hrs Arrival at 1720 Hrs)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Our Executive will transfer you to the Delhi Railway Station to board Train for Kalka. Upon arrival in Kalka Railway Station you connect onward Toy train for Shimla. Upon arrival in Shimla Railway Station you are met and transferred to your pre booked Hotel

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Shimla

Day 4 - Thursday - Shimla

Breakfast in the Hotel

Shimla is the capital City of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla was declared the summer capital of the British Raj in India. Shimla is often referred to as the “Queen of Hills”

Day at leisure for personal activities

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Shimla

Day 5 - Friday - Shimla

Breakfast in the Hotel

Day Trip to Kufri

Kufri is a tiny hill station located near Shimla. It is famous for its trekking and hiking trails. Adventure-seeking travelers throng Kufri in winters to enjoy skiing and tobogganing along its snow-covered slopes.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Shimla

Day 6 - Saturday - Shimla – Delhi (By Private Vehicle 340 Kms, 8 Hrs Drive)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi check in at your pre booked Hotel

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Day 7 - Sunday - Delhi – Board Maharajas Express Train – The Indian Splendour -: Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi

 

Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Our executive will assist and transfer you to the Private Car and you are transferred to Delhi Safdarjung railway station to board Maharajas Express – The Indian Splendour

08:15 Welcome and Check in at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station
09:15 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Agra
09:30 Brunch onboard
10:45 Tour Briefing onboard
14:15 Arrive into Agra
14:30 Proceed to visit the TajMahal
18:30 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You can choose optional activities – Spa at a Hotel or Mohabbat the Taj Show
19:00 Dinner onboard

Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Indian Splendour

 

Day 8 - Monday - Agra and Ranthambhore

07:00 Proceed to visit the Agra Fort or you may choose optional activity to visit ItmadudDaula
09:00 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express
09:15 Breakfast onboard
10:45 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Ranthambore
13:00 Lunch onboard
15:15 Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park
18:15 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
18:45 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur
19:30 Dinner onboard
22:30 Maharajas’ Express arrives at Jaipur

Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Indian Splendour

Day 9 - Tuesday - Jaipur, Rajasthan

07:00 Breakfast onboard
08:00 Proceed to visit the Amber Fort. You may also choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or a visit to City Palace and Observatory (JantarMantar) or a Local City Tour
12:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
13:30 Lunch onboard
17:00 Proceed for Dinner at Rambagh Palace
21:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
23:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Bikaner

Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Indian Splendour

Day 10 - Wednesday - Bikaner , Rajasthan

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 a Local City Tour.
13:00 Lunch onboard
14:00 Proceed to visit the 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 comforts of the Maharajas’ Express
21:00 Train leaves for Jodhpur

Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Indian Splendour

Day 11 - Thursday - Jodhpur , Rajasthan

07:00 Breakfast onboard
08:00 Arrive into Jodhpur
09:00 Optional Tour to Bishnoi Village or you can enjoy Spa a hotel or an excursion to UmaidBhawan Palace and JaswantThada or a Local City Tour
13:00 Lunch onboard
15:00 Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Old Clock Tower market. 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 the Maharajas’ Express
22:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Udaipur

Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Indian Splendour

Day 12 - Friday - Udaipur , Rajasthan

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.
13:30 Lunch at Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace
15:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
16:00 Train proceeds to Mumbai
19:00 Enjoy an Indian Evening onboard
20:00 Dinner onboard

Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Indian Splendour

Day 13 - Saturday - Mumbai (Train Disembark)

07:00 Breakfast onboard
13:00 Lunch onboard
15:40 Train arrives at Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus, Mumbai.
16:00 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end

Our executive will meet you at Mumbai railway Station and he will assist and transfer you to your pre booked Hotel.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Day 14 - Sunday - Leave Mumbai

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 07
January, 2021 04
February, 2021 01
March, 2021 01, 29
October, 2021 04
November, 2021 01, 29
December, 2021 27
January, 2022 24
February, 2022 21
March, 2022 21
September, 2022 26
October, 2022 24
November, 2022 21
December, 2022 19
January, 2023 16
February, 2023 13
March, 2023 13

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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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