A Journey into history to Experience the Splendour of a by Gone Era.

Discover the bustling commercial city of Mumbai and the national Capital Delhi. Admire the beautiful cave paintings at Ajanta, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the shimmering Lake City of Udaipur and the majestic fort at Jodhpur and 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.

Day 1 ( Saturday) - Mumbai

1430 Welcome & Registration at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
1545 Transfer to Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai to board Maharajas’ Express.
1640 The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Ajanta
1930 Dinner on-board. Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 2 - Ajanta

0630 Breakfast on-board
0740 Proceed for excursion to Ajanta Caves
1330 Return to the Maharajas’ Express for lunch on board. Evening at leisure.
1345 The Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Udaipur
1930 Dinner on-board. Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 3 - Udaipur

0800 Breakfast on-board
1000 Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for Boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.
1500 Return to the train for a relaxed afternoon OR may continue with shopping tour visiting local market OR may also opt for the optional service Spa facilities at 5 Star hotels in Udaipur OR private shopping tour OR Sound and Light show(if time permits).
2000 Dinner on-board
2200 Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jodhpur. Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 4 - Jodhpur

0730 The Morning at leisure on board OR can avail the Optional tour to Bishno village (if time permits). OR you may also choose to enjoy Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel.
1230 Lunch on-board.
1430 Following lunch,disembark and proceed to Visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by walking tour of the Old Clock Tower Market OR you may also choose to enjoy spa facilities at 5 star hotel OR visit to Umaid Bhawan palace Museum and Jaswant Thada OR private shopping tour.
1800 Proceed for an exclusive Royal Cocktail Dinner with cultural performance(puppet show) at Hanwant Mahal followed by fireworks.
2015 Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express And Leaves for Bikaner. Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express

Day 5 - Bikaner

0800 Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on-board
1000 Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on-board OR you may also choose optional activities such as visit to Lalgarh Museum OR Deshnok (the Rat Temple).
1300 Lunch on-board
1400 Visit to Junagarh Fort
1600 From Junagarh Fort Proceed for Sundowners at the Sand Dunes.En-route tea break at Gajner Palace
2015 Later Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express
2130 Train leaves for Jaipur. Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 6 - Jaipur

0800 Breakfast on-board.
1100 Arrive into Jaipur.
1130 Procced for an exclusive venue where you can indulge with the Elephants-paint them,feed them or may take a joy ride followed by lunch at City Palace.
1500 Visit the Amber Fort OR You may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel OR Private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to City Palace & The Observatory (Jantar Mantar) Please contact the Guest Relation Executive for the Optional services. While returning from Amber Fort you have an opportunity to visit a local center for polishing and cutting of precious and semi precious stones*.
1900 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express
2000 Dinner on board
2130 The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)

Day 7 - Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri

0630 Breakfast on Board and Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park
0930 Return to the Maharajas’ Express.
1015 Relaxed Brunch on-board
1100 The Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri. Lunch on board.
1445 Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri
1515 Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri
1800 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express
2000 Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner on-board.Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 8 - Agra – Delhi

0700 Arrive into Agra and Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
0930 Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1045 Return to the Maharajas’ Express.
1100 The Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Delhi
1300 Lunch on-board
1530 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!
Month Days
November, 2018 17
December, 2018 15
January, 2019 12
February, 2019 09
March, 2019 09
April, 2019 06

Note: At Present 5 % 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.

Prices Valid Until April 2019

Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin £ 5475 £ 7915 £ 11040 £ 18960
Single Cabin £ 9600 £ 15040 £ 22080 £ 37920

Price in US Dollars Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin $ 6840 $ 9890 $ 13800 $ 23700
Single Cabin $ 12000 $ 18800 $ 27600 $ 47400

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.

 

The Leela Palace New Delhi

The Leela Palace New Delhi is a blend of Lutyen’s architecture and the royal Indian culture. A pampering spa, 4 dining options and free parking are available. Elegantly decorated, air-conditioned rooms feature a high-definition flat-screen TV with a DVD player, floor-to-ceiling windows and wooden furnishings. A 2nd flat-screen TV in the bathroom is a mirror when turned off. The Leela Palace New Delhi is less than 10 minutes’ drive from the India Gate. Indira Gandhi International Airport is 15 km while the Domestic airport is 13 km. The exclusive spa by ESPA offers an Ayurveda inspired day spa menu created for both women and men while rooftop temperature-controlled swimming pool offers the panoramic views of the city’s skyline. Guests can also approach the 24-hour front desk to rent a computer or a car. Housed in a modern glass structure, The Qube offers an international and Indian buffet with open kitchens. Other dining options include Le Cirque and MEGU from New York, the award winning restaurants. Indian food is served at Jamavar . Drinks can be enjoyed at the hotel’s 2 bars. Hotel offers 254 Rooms

Ramada Plaza Palm Grove Mumbai

Ramada Plaza Palm Grove offers 5-star luxury on Juhu Beach. Providing free parking and buffet breakfast, it has a fitness centre and hot tub. Boasting views from oversized windows, rooms at Palm Grove Ramada have a flat-screen TV, safe and seating area. Private bathrooms come with separate shower and bath areas. Guests can relax at the hotel’s steam rooms or enjoy soothing massages. Other facilities include a book and handicraft store, beauty salon and internet cafe. European, Italian and Indian cuisines are served at the Tangerine Cafe. Asian dishes are available at the Oriental Bowl Restaurant. The Shooters Bar offers drinks and snacks. Ramada Plaza Palm Grove is 5 km from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The popular Pali Hill is located within 4 km from the hotel. Hotel offers 115 Rooms

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

The Lalit – New Delhi

Set in a grand building in bustling Connaught Place, The LALIT New Delhi welcomes guests with its full spa and outdoor pool. It offers an extensive range of 7 dining options, including some 24-hour ones. The Lalit is a 10-minute drive from New Delhi Railway Station, while Indira Gandhi International Airport is 24 km away. Spacious, soundproofed rooms offer subtle touches of Indian culture. Generously furnished with a flat-screen TV and DVD player, some rooms offer an iPod dock. An electric kettle and a minibar are provided in each room. Iron and ironing board can be requested. Guests can experience Ayurvedic and natural therapies at Rejuve spa, or opt for a work out in the fitness centre. Other facilities include a business centre, free private parking and The LaLit Galleria, which features a variety of shops. Dining options include Baluchi Indian restaurant and Woks Chinese restaurant. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar are open all day everyday for dining convenience. The hotel also has a 24-hour pastry shop for sweet cravings. Hotel offers 461 Rooms categorized under Deluxe Rooms , Premier Rooms , Executive Club, Suites

The Metropolitan – New Delhi

The Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi is 5-minute drive from Connaught Place, It features an outdoor pool and 3 dining options. Situated in New Delhi’s city centre, it also offers a fitness centre and spa. The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa is 1 km from New Delhi Railway Station, 500 m from Airport Express Metro Station (Shivaji Stadium) and 15 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport. Stylish air-conditioned rooms feature Indian motifs. Equipped with an iron and a flat-screen TV with cable channels, they also come with a minibar. Private bathrooms feature bath and shower facilities and a hairdryer. Guests can check e-mails at the business centre or relax at the full-service NeoVeda Spa, which offers massage services and a steam room. There is also a shop selling a range of items including hand-woven scarves, an assortment of teas and aromatherapy oils. Sakura Restaurant serves Japanese dishes, while Chutney Bar + Tandoor Restaurant offers Indian delights. The pool-side Zing Restaurant offers international fare and is open round-the-clock. In-room dining is possible.  Hotel has 178 Rooms

Divided in the Category of Deluxe , Club and Executive Suites.

The Suryaa – New Delhi

The Suryaa New Delhi is located in the New Friends Colony, about 22 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport. It offers an outdoor pool. Rooms at New Delhi Suryaa feature modern décor and flat-screen satellite TVs. Tea/coffee making facilities and a minibar can be found in all rooms. Ample work space and private bathrooms are included. The New Delhi Spa features spa bath tubs, a sauna and relaxing massage services. Guests can exercise at the fully equipped fitness centre. The Suryaa also provides a beauty salon and florist. Dining options at Suryaa include fine Indian dining as well as 24-hour international cuisine. There is also a rooftop Chinese restaurant and a pastry shop. Drinks can be enjoyed at the Lounge Bar. The Suryaa New Delhi is 14 km from Delhi’s Domestic Airport. Hotel has 244 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