Travel in Luxury Through Karnataka & Kerala
Introducing to the delights of India – Maharajas’ Express introduces the new itinerary for year 2019-2020. Explore Western and Southern India on this journey. Explore India’s Portuguese connection in Goa, visit the ancient ruins at Hampi which are a UNESCO World Heritage site, admire the magnificent Mysore Palace, have a tete-a-tete with coastal culture in Cochin culminating in a canoe boat ride on the tranquil backwaters at Kumarakom. The journey will leave you with memories of the vast diversity of this country. well as at exclusive locations, comfy sightseeing, shopping and many more experiences.
Day 1 - Ratnagiri - Saturday
Start the journey towards Ratnagiri around 06:30 am. Post breakfast, explore the major attractions like Ratnagiri Fort ruins, Thibaw Palace and Aquarium. You will be served with lunch and dinner onboard. Continue your journey to Goa.
Day 2 - Goa - Sunday
Enjoy your breakfast onboard. Head towards the Churches of North Goa to offer prayers. Take a Walking tour of Old Panjim Houses. Post your lunch onboard, go to the Goa Chitra Museum, housing 4000 artefacts—showcasing Goa’s traditional agrarian lifestyle and technology. Board the train after having dinner at an elite destination. Proceed for onward journey on train to Hampi.
Day 3 - Hampi - Mumbai
Post a nutritious breakfast and lunch onboard, spend rest of the day at Anegundi village, a division of UNESCO World Heritage Site at Hampi. Satiate your hunger with a delectable dinner onboard. Overnight stay on the train.
Day 4 - Hampi - Tuesday
Enjoy appetizing breakfast onboard. Thereafter, visit the Hampi ruins also known as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All meals on board. Head towards Mysore by train in the evening.
Day 5 - Mysore - Wednesday
A delicious breakfast is followed by an exciting outing at the Mysore Palace, a royal residence and a historical palace. A lip-smacking lunch awaits for you at an exclusive destination. Post this, proceed towards Shrirangapatna, a cultural, religious and historic town. Eat dinner onboard. The train moves towards Cochin.
Day 6 - Cochin - Thursday
After having breakfast and lunch onboard, unravel at the model ecotourism village in the afternoon. Post this, a dinner is arranged for you at an elite location. Further, the train heads towards Kumarakom.
Day 7 - Kumarakom - Friday
Finish your breakfast and deboard the train for a Canoe Cruise on the tranquil backwaters. Afterwards, enjoy lunch at an exclusive site. You will be having your dinner onboard and the train will proceed to Trivandrum.
Day 8 - Trivandrum - Saturday
Relish a tasty breakfast. The voyage terminates at Trivandrum.
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 & Euro quotes according to the Exchange Rate against the DOLLAR.
Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person
|Price Per Person Per Journey||Deluxe Cabin||Junior Suite||Suite||Presidential Suite|
|Twin/Double Cabin||£ 6025||£ 8705||£ 12145||£ 20860|
|Single Cabin||£ 10570||£ 16555||£ 24290||£ 41715|
Price in US Dollars Per Person
|Price Per Person Per Journey||Deluxe Cabin||Junior Suite||Suite||Presidential Suite|
|Twin/Double Cabin||$ 7530||$ 10880||$ 15180||$ 26070|
|Single Cabin||$ 13210||$ 20690||$ 30360||$ 52140|
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 Trivandrum by Private Vehicle with Driver
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
- 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.
- 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.
- Single child (5 years – 12 years) in a separate cabin -50% of the(adult fare + Supplement charges) if requested in a separate cabin.
- 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.
- Three child (5 years – 12 years) in a separate cabin – 50% of the adult fare for each child subject to sharing of double bed.
- If third child request in a separate cabin – 50% of the (adult fare + Supplement charges).
- Single child (5 years – 12 years) + one adult in a separate cabin:- Two adults fare on twin sharing basis.
- 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
- Children below 5 years shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed in PS.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Single child (5 years – 12 years) + one adult in a separate cabin:- Two adults fare on twin sharing basis in PS.
- 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.
- 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.
- Please note that we do not have a facility for interconnecting cabins except in the Presidential suite car.
- All applicable taxes will be charged extra.
Vivanta by Taj – Trivandrum
The hotel rooms at Vivanta by Taj – Trivandrum, Kerala have it all worked out for you. Modern architecture marks cosmopolitan rooms. Relax in leisure where today meets tomorrow and business meets pleasure. Each room features ergonomically designed mobile work desks with special task lighting and stylish designer work chairs. High-tech electronics for internet access, 36-inch LCD televisions, distinctive custom lighting and outstanding storage facilities are provided. De-stress options such as surround sound home theatre systems, a special Rest Easy menu and dual-massage showerheads add luxury to your stay. The styling and the décor suit both business and leisure travellers. Chic and stylish are the perfect way to describe the rooms at the best 5 Star Hotel rooms in Trivandrum.
The Oberoi Mumbai
The Oberoi offers luxury and convenience with its 24-hour spa, fitness and concierge service. It also features 5 food and beverage options offering a variety of cuisines. Free WiFi is available for 30 minutes. The Oberoi Mumbai’s elegant rooms feature wooden floors, large windows offering beautiful views and en suite bathroom separated by a glass panel with electronic blinds. Rooms are equipped with an LCD TV, tea/coffee maker and iPod docking station. Free local newspapers are available. Guests can relax with a swim at the outdoor heated pool or enjoy shopping at the high-end shopping arcade. The Oberoi Spa offers a variety of treatments and therapies. Guest services include 24-hour laundry service and babysitting. European, Asian and Indian specialities are featured on the menu at Fenix, alongside traditional Japanese delicacies. Vetro serves Italian dishes, while Indian cuisine can be savoured at Ziya. The Eau Bar overlooks the Arabian sea and features a live Jazz band. The Champagne Lounge serves an extensive selection of Champagne and teas. Situated at Nariman Point at the end of Marine Drive, The Oberoi Mumbai is a 45-minute drive from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. A 20-minute drive leads to the railway station. Hotel Offers 287 Rooms
Trident Bandra Kurla Mumbai
Trident Bandra Kurla provides an outdoor swimming pool and full spa services. Concierge services and room service are available 24 hours. Stylish with accents of red, the air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, DVD Player and iPod connections. A well-stocked minibar and a personal safe are also included. En suite bathrooms come with either a shower or a bathtub. Trident Bandra Kurla is located in North Mumbai, a 15-minute drive from the domestic airport. It is a 20-minute drive from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and a 40-minute drive from Western Railway Terminus. Botticino restaurant serves fine wine and Italian dishes, while 022 restaurant offers an interactive sushi bar, as well as Western and Asian food. Other dining options include regional Indian food at Maya restaurant and salads at Trident Patisserie & Delicatessen. At Trident Spa & Fitness Centre, guests can look forward to relaxing massage treatments or a good workout at the gym. Hotel offers 436 Rooms
Taj Mahal Palace , Mumbai
Standing majestically opposite the Gateway of India, this iconic 5-star hotel features a landscaped pool, fitness facilities and a first-rate spa. The hotel provides 11 dining options. Hotel offers 560 Rooms. The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower is 2 km from Mumbai’s city centre and 32 km from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Free parking is available. Featuring a private balcony, elegant rooms are tastefully furnished with fine linen and classic wood furnishings. They offer the comfort of a flat-screen TV, sofa and luxurious bathrooms that feature a bathtub. Enjoy the use of steam rooms and sauna facilities after an energizing workout at the well-equipped gym. Attentive staff at Taj Mahal Palace offer childcare, tour and concierge services. Hearty meals featuring Indian specialities are availabe at Masala Kraft. Other dining highlights include Golden Dragon Chinese restaurant, Mediterranean fare at Souk and Wasabi Japanese restaurant.
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