MAHARAJAS' EXPRESS

Introduction

Maharajas’ Express:

Redefining luxury train travel since 2010, Maharajas Express is the latest and most luxurious train in India. Offering 5 fascinating journeys crisscrossing some of the most vibrant destinations, significant attractions and offering a vista of breath-taking landscape, culture and heritage with which India is blessed; Maharajas Express offers journeys to the very depth of the soul of India in sheer opulence.

The itinerary takes us to the cities that combine ancient culture and thriving modern commerce, amazing high-end restaurants with superbly trained chefs, exotic market places, unbelievably good (and sanitary) traditional street food and not-to-be-missed shopping opportunities.

4 Days / 3 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur – Delhi

(895 kms.)

Delhi

Time

Schedule

20:45hrs

Welcome and Check In at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station.

21:30hrs

Dinner on-board.

22:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Agra.

Agra

Time

Schedule

07:00hrs

Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.

09:45hrs

Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema.

11:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You may choose Optional Activities such as Spa at a Hotel or Visit to Itmad-Ud-Daula or a Private Shopping tour. 1815 Proceed for dinner at City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace. You have an opportunity to indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride.

13:00hrs

Lunch on-board 2130 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

14:45hrs

Proceed to visit the Agra Fort. You may choose Optional Activities such as Spa at a Hotel or Visit to Itmad-Ud-Daula or Visit to Fatehpur Sikri or a Private Shopping tour.

18:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express or you may choose optional activity Mohabbat the Taj Show.

22:00hrs

Dinner on-board.

21:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Sawai Madhopur.

Ranthmbore-Jaipur

Time

Schedule

06:30hrs

Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park .

09:30hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express .

09:45hrs

Breakfast on-board.

11:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jaipur .

13:00hrs

Lunch on-board .

14:30hrs

Arrive into Jaipur and proceed to visit the Amber Fort.You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or Private Shopping Tour or Visit to City Palace Museum and Observatory (Jantar Mantar).

18:15hrs

Proceed for dinner at City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace. You have an opportunity to indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride.

21:30hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

22:30hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Delhi.

Delhi

Time

Schedule

07:15hrs

Breakfast on-board.

08:30hrs

Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end.

Tariff

Season - October 2017 to March 2018

Rooming

 

Single Occupancy

 

Twin/Double Occupancy

(per person)

Deluxe Cabin

$ 6760

$ 3850

Junior Suite

$ 9410

$ 4950

Suite

$ 15200

$ 7600

Presidential Suite

$ 25800

$ 12900

8 Days / 7 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Ranthmbore - Jaipur - Delhi - Jodhpur - Balasinor - Mumbai

(2767 kms.)

Delhi

Time

Schedule

20:45hrs

Welcome and Check In at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station.

21:30hrs

Dinner on-board.

22:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Agra.

Agra

Time

Schedule

07:00hrs

Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.

09:45hrs

Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema.

11:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You may choose Optional Activities such as Spa at a Hotel or Visit to Itmad-Ud-Daula or a Private Shopping tour. 1815 Proceed for dinner at City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace. You have an opportunity to indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride.

13:00hrs

Lunch on-board 2130 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

14:45hrs

Proceed to visit the Agra Fort. You may choose Optional Activities such as Spa at a Hotel or Visit to Itmad-Ud-Daula or Visit to Fatehpur Sikri or a Private Shopping tour.

18:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express or you may choose optional activity Mohabbat the Taj Show.

21:00hrs

Dinner on-board.

22:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Sawai Madhopur.

Ranthmbore-Jaipur

Time

Schedule

06:30hrs

Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park .

09:30hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express .

09:45hrs

Breakfast on-board.

11:50hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jaipur .

13:00hrs

Lunch on-board .

14:30hrs

Arrive into Jaipur and proceed to visit the Amber Fort.You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or Private Shopping Tour or Visit to City Palace Museum and Observatory (Jantar Mantar).

17:30hrs

Proceed for dinner at City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace. You have an opportunity to indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride.

21:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

23:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Bikaner.

Delhi

Time

Schedule

08:00hrs

Breakfast on-board.

10:00hrs

Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on-board or you may choose Optional Activities – Visit to Lalgarh Museum or Excursion to Deshnok (Rat Temple)

13:00hrs

Lunch on-board

16:00hrs

Proceed for sundowners at Sand Dunes. Enroute tea break at Gajner Palace .

17:30hrs

Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed by cocktails, bar-be que and folk dances.

20:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express

21:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Time

Schedule

07:00hrs

Breakfast on-board.

08:00hrs

Arrive into Jodhpur

09:00hrs

Optional Tour to Bishnoi Village or you can enjoy Spa at a hotel or an excursion to Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaswant Thada or a Private Shopping Tour

13:00hrs

Lunch on-board.

15:00hrs

Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Old Clock Tower market. Enjoy a joy ride on Tuk Tuks.

17:30hrs

Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at Hanwant Mahal.

20:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

22:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Udaipur.

Udaipur

Time

Schedule

08:00hrs

Breakfast on-board.

10:00hrs

Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.

13:30hrs

Lunch at Satkar hall of Fateh Prakash Palace

15:00hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or Private Shopping Tour.

20:00hrs

Dinner on-board as Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Balasinor.

Balasinor

Time

Schedule

06:30hrs

Breakfast on-board.

08:15hrs

Arrive into Sevalia Railway Station and proceed for Dinosaur Fossil Park followed by a Village Walking Tour.

11:00hrs

Proceed for Garden Palace, Balasinor.

11:40hrs

Enjoy traditional hospitality at the Garden Palace followed by lunch hosted by the royal family of Balasinor.

14:45hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

15:15hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Mumbai.

19:30hrs

Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner.

Mumbai

Time

Schedule

06:30hrs

Breakfast on-board.

08:15hrs

Train arrives at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mumbai.

08:30hrs

Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end.

Tariff

Season - October 2017 to March 2018

Rooming

 

Single Occupancy

 

Twin/Double Occupancy

(per person)

Deluxe Cabin

$ 10490

$ 5980

Junior Suite

$ 17980

$ 9460

Suite

$ 27600

$ 13800

Presidential Suite

$ 47400

$ 23700

8 Days / 7 Nights
Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra- Delhi

(3285 kms.)

Mumbai

Time

Schedule

14:00hrs

Welcome and Registration at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai.

15:45hrs

Proceed for Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai.

16:40hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Ajanta.

19:30hrs

Dinner on -board.

Ajanta

Time

Schedule

06:30hrs

Breakfast on-board .

07:40hrs

Proceed for an excursion to Ajanta Caves.

13:00hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express for lunch on-board.

13:30hrs

Lunch on-board 2130 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express .

13:45hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Udaipur.

19:45hrs

Dinner on-board as you continue your journey to Udaipur.

Udaipur

Time

Schedule

08:00hrs

Breakfast on-board.

10:00hrs

Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.

13:30hrs

Lunch at Satkar hall of Fateh Prakash Palace.

15:00hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or Private Shopping Tour OR Sound and Light Show .

20:00hrs

Dinner on-board.

22:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jodhpur.

Jodhpur

Time

Schedule

07:30hr

Breakfast on-board as you arrive into Jodhpur.

09:15hrs

Optional Tour to Bishnoi Village (De-board at Rohat Railway Station).

12:30hrs

Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Old Clock Tower market and enjoy a joy ride on Tuk Tuks .

17:30hrs

Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at Hanwant Mahal.

20:15hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Bikaner.

Bikaner

Time

Schedule

08:00hr

Breakfast on-board.

10:00hrs

Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on-board or you may choose Optional Activities – Visit to Lalgarh Museum or Excursion to Deshnok (Rat Temple).

13:00hrs

Lunch on-board .

14:00hrs

Proceed for visit to Junagarh Fort.

16:00hrs

Proceed for sundowners at Sand Dunes. En-route tea break at Gajner Palace.

17:30 hrs

Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed bycocktails, bar-be que and folk dance.

20:15 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

21:30 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jaipur .

Jaipur

Time

Schedule

08:00hr

Breakfast on-board.

10:00hrs

Arrive into Jaipur. Proceed for the Amber Fort.

12:30 hrs

Proceed to City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace for lunch. Indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride.

16:00 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel, Visit to City Palace Museum and Observatory or Private Shopping Tour.

19:30 hrs

Dinner on-board.

21:30 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore).

Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri

Time

Schedule

06:30 hrs

Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park.

09:30 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

09:45 hrs

Breakfast on-board .

11:00 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri.

14:35 hrs

Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri.

15:45 hrs

Visit the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri.

18:00 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

20:00 hrs

Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner on-board.

Agra-Delhi

Time

Schedule

07:00 hrs

Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the TajMahal.

09:45 hrs

Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema.

10:45 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express .

11:05 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Delhi.

13:30 hrs

Lunch on-board.

15:30 hrs

Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end .

Tariff

Season - October 2017 to March 2018

Rooming

 

Single Occupancy

 

Twin/Double Occupancy

(per person)

Deluxe Cabin

$ 12000

$ 6840

Junior Suite

$ 18800

$ 9890

Suite

$ 27600

$ 13800

Presidential Suite

$ 47400

$ 23700

8 Days / 7 Nights
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Gwalior Khajuraho - Varanasi - Lucknow - Delhi

(2767 kms.)

Delhi

Time

Schedule

20:45hrs

Welcome and Check In at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station.

21:30hrs

Dinner on-board.

22:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jaipur.

Jaipur

Time

Schedule

08:00hr

Breakfast on-board.

10:00hrs

Arrive into Jaipur. Proceed for the Amber Fort.

12:45 hrs

Proceed to City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace for lunch. Indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride.

15:00 hrs

Return to Maharajas’ Express or you may choose to participate in Optional Activities such as Spa at a hotel or Private Shopping tour or visit the Observatory and City Palace Museum.

20:00 hrs

Dinner on-board.

23:00 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Sawai Madhopur.

Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri

Time

Schedule

06:30 hrs

Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park.

09:30 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

09:45 hrs

Breakfast on-board .

11:00 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri.

13:00 hrs

Lunch on-board.

14:35 hrs

Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri.

15:45 hrs

Visit the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri.

18:00 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

20:00 hrs

Dinner on-board.

Agra – Gwalior

Time

Schedule

07:00hrs

Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the TajMahal.

09:15hrs

Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema.

12:30hrs

Lunch on-board .

14:45hrs

Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures or you may avail spa facilities at hotel Usha Kiran Palace.

18:00hrs

Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi-Tea at the Jai Vilas Palace Compound.

20:30hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

Khajuraho

Time

Schedule

06:30hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Khajuraho.

08:00hrs

Breakfast on-board.

12:30hrs

Lunch on-board .

14:15hrs

Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples.

17:00hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You have an option to choose Optional Activities – Spa facility at a hotel or Light and Sound Show or Dances of India Show.

20:15hrs

Dinner on-board.

20:15 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

21:10 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Varanasi.

Varanasi

Time

Schedule

08:00hr

Breakfast on-board.

12:30hrs

Arrive into Varanasi. Proceed to visit Silk Weaving Center followed by Lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel.

15:30 hrs

Visit Sarnath ruins and museum.

16:45hrs

Proceed for Boat Ride on the Ganges to witness evening Aarti.

20:00 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

20:30 hrs

Dinner on-board.

23:00 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Lucknow.

Lucknow

Time

Schedule

07:00hrs

Breakfast on-board.

08:45hrs

Proceed to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and Residency.

12:30hrs

Proceed for an Awadhi Lunch at Vivanta by Taj.

16:00hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express .

19:00hrs

Enjoy an “Indian Evening” on-board.

20:00hrs

Dinner on-board.

21:30hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Delhi .

Agra-Delhi

Time

Schedule

07:15 hrs

Breakfast on-board.

08:30 hrs

Disembark and bid farewell to Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end.

Tariff

Season - October 2017 to March 2018

Rooming

 

Single Occupancy

 

Twin/Double Occupancy

(per person)

Deluxe Cabin

$ 10490

$ 5980

Junior Suite

$ 17980

$ 9460

Suite

$ 27600

$ 13800

Presidential Suite

$ 47400

$ 23700

4 Days / 3 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri – Delhi

(859 kms.)

Delhi

Time

Schedule

08:30hrs

Welcome and Check In at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station.

09:30hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Agra.

10:30hrs

Brunch on-board.

14:30hrs

Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.

18:30hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You may choose Optional Activities – Visit to Itmad – Ud – Daula or Spa at a Hotel or Mohabbat the Taj Show.

19:00hrs

Dinner on-board.

Agra - Ranthambore

Time

Schedule

06:30hr

Breakfast on-board.

07:30hrs

Proceed to visit the Agra Fort. You may choose Optional Activity – Visit to Itmad –Ud - Daula .

09:30hrss

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express .

09:40hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Ranthambore.

12:30hrs

Lunch On-board.

14:15hrs

Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park.

17:15hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Expres.

19:10hrs

Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner.

22:00hrs

Maharajas’ Express arrives at Jaipur .

Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri

Time

Schedule

08:00 hrs

Breakfast on-board.

09:00 hrs

Proceed to visit the Amber Fort.You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or visit to City Palace and Observatory (Jantar Mantar) or Private Shopping Tour.

13:00 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express .

13:45 hrs

Lunch on-board.

13:00 hrs

Lunch on-board.

18:00hrs

Proceed for Dinner at City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace. You have an opportunity to indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride.

21:00 hrs

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

22:30 hrs

Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Delhi.

Delhi

Time

Schedule

07:15hrs

Breakfast on-board.

08:30hrs

Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end.

Tariff

Season - October 2017 to March 2018

Rooming

 

Single Occupancy

 

Twin/Double Occupancy

(per person)

Deluxe Cabin

$ 6760

$ 3850

Junior Suite

$ 9410

$ 4950

Suite

$ 15200

$ 7600

Presidential Suite

$ 25800

$ 12900

Contact us for detailed inclusions, exclusions, terms & conditions for any of these journeys.

The Maharajas journeys are crafted to offer you a glimpse into this rich heritage and culture of India through:
  • Cultural immersions through insider experiences
  • Visits to forts and palaces replete with history
  • Guided tours to World Heritage Sites
  • Excursions into National Parks to witness untamed wildlife
  • Arrangement of folk dances at select destinations performed by local artists
  • Traditional Indian Hospitality

Whereas the life off the train is designed to offer cultural interactions, life on board is all about refinement, opulence and elegance. All guest salons are been named after a precious stone or the Navratnas. Each coach incorporates the gemstone after which they are named as its motif.

For optimum comfort and luxury, each guest cabins are equipped with:

  • A spacious wardrobe
  • Individual climate control
  • Luggage hold underneath the bed
  • 24 hrs availability of paramedic on Board.
  • Electronic smoke detection systems & free Wi-Fi internet.
  • Live Television and CCTV cameras for all public areas.
  • Direct international dial telephone facility in each passenger cabin.
  • Attached washroom in all categories of room.
  • Air ambulance service in case of emergencies.
Suites and Presidential Suites are also equipped with:
  • Mini bar
  • Bathrooms with wash basin, WC, shower cubicle, a full bath tub running hot and cold water
  • Spacious sitting area

Gourmet dining on board the maharaja train is arranged in 02 dining cars which are named Rang Mahal (Colour Palace) and Mayur Mahal (Peacock Palace). The plates are fine Limoges, edged with gold, the glasses Swarovski hand-cut crystal and the cutlery monogrammed with the letter M. Variety of cuisine served on board include:

  • Lactose free Meals
  • Kosher Meal
  • Ovo Lacto Veg Meal
  • Gluten Free Meal.
  • Jain Meal.
  • Non Vegetarian Meal.
  • Vegan Meal.
  • Vegetarian Meal

Guests could engage in recreational activities inside the Rajah Club- Lounge Car. Rajah Club has a well-stocked library with general books and pictorial guidebooks offerings glimpses of Indian Maharajas who used rule their kingdom before India became democracy. Board games and card games could also be enjoyed in Rajah Club over sip of your favourite wine. At one end stands the bar and at the other stands a souvenir shop named Sandook from where you could buy mementos of this royal train journey. Come live a Maharaja life now on board most luxurious train in the world. Embark on a saga of adventure, elegance and romance on board Maharajas’Express, which definitely is one of the finest travel experiences in the world, a journey like no other.