Relish royalty, spirituality and wilderness in one unforgettable escapade

The Maharajas’ Express – The Indian Panorama explores the hidden riches of India lie in its breathtaking 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 Delhi. Guests journey their way through iridescent lands of Jaipur to reach the vivid greens of Ranthambore. We then take our royal guests 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 River Ganges.

Embarkation & Disembarkation (Indian Panorama)

Check-in Venue & Timing – Safdarjung Railway Station, Delhi/ 0730 hrs

Departure Station & Timing – Delhi – Safdarjung Railway Station / 0830 hrs

Arrival Station & Timing – Delhi – Safdarjung Railway Station/ 1500 hrs

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

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

Itinerary

Day 1 - Delhi - Sunday

07:30 Welcome and Check in at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station

08:00 Breakfast onboard

08:30 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur

13:00 Lunch onboard

14:30 Arrive into Jaipur

15:00 Proceed to visit City Palace Galleries followed by dinner at Rambagh Palace Hotel

20:30 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Overnight on train at Jaipur

Day 2 - Jaipur - Monday

07:00 Breakfast onboard

08:00 Visit the Amber Fort

12:30 Return to the Maharajas’ Express for lunch onboard. After lunch you may choose the Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or a visit to City Palace and Observatory (Jantar Mantar) or a Local City Tour

19:30 Dinner onboard

23:00 Maharajas’ Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)

Day 3 - Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri - Tuesday

06:00 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 Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri

13:30 Lunch onboard

14:30 Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri

15:30 Visit the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri

18:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express

20:00 Dinner onboard. Overnight on train at Fatehpur Sikri

Day 4 - Agra - Wednesday

06:30 Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the Taj Mahal

09:30 Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema

11:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express

13:00 Lunch onboard. After lunch you may choose Optional Activities such as Spa at a Hotel or Visit to Itmad-ud-daula or Agra Fort or a Local City Tour or Mohabbat the Taj Show

17:30 Dinner onboard

Day 5 - Orchha and Khajuraho - Thursday

06:30 Breakfast onboard

07:30 Deboard at Jhansi to reach Orchha by Road. Visit Orchha Fort and Village Tour by Tuk Tuks

10:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express and Maharajas Express proceeds to Khajuraho

12:00 Lunch onboard

15:30 Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Western Group of Temples

18:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
You may choose Optional Activities – Spa facility at a hotel or Light and Sound Show or Dances of India Show

20:00 Dinner Onboard

23:10 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Varanasi

Day 6 - Varanasi - Friday

08:00 Breakfast onboard

12:00 Arrive into Varanasi. Proceed for Lunch at Taj Ganges Hotel

14:30 Visit Sarnath ruins followed by visit to silk weaving centre

16:30 Proceed for Boat ride on the Ganges to witness Evening Aarti

17:30 Enjoy an exclusive vegetarian Dinner with Kathak Dance at Brij Rama Palace at Ghats

21:00 Returns to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express

21:15 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Delhi

Day 7 - Delhi - Saturday

07:15 Breakfast onboard

13:00 Lunch onboard

15:00 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!

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
January, 2021 03, 31
February, 2021 28
March, 2021 28
October, 2021 03, 31
November, 2021 28
December, 2021 26
January, 2022 23
February, 2022 20
March, 2022 20
April, 2022 10
October, 2022 23
November, 2022 20
December, 2022 18
January, 2023 15
February, 2023 12
March, 2023 12
April, 2023 02

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 $ 5980 $ 9460 $ 13800 $ 23700
Single Cabin $ 10490 $ 17980 $ 27600 $ 47400

Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin £ 5200 £ 8230 £ 12000 £ 20610
Single Cabin £ 9120 £ 15635 £ 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 $ 6575 $ 10400 $ 15180 $ 26070
Single Cabin $ 11540 $ 19775 $ 30360 $ 52140

Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin £ 5720 £ 9050 £ 13200 £ 22670
Single Cabin £ 10030 £ 17195 £ 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

*** Two Transfers  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.

A) For Deluxe/Jr.Suite/Suite Cabins

    1. 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.
    2. 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.

B) For Presidential Suite Cabin

  1. Children below 5 years shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed in PS.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Single child (5 years – 12 years) + one adult in a separate cabin:- Two adults fare on twin sharing basis in PS.
  6. 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.

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