Relish royalty,spirituality and wilderness in one unforgettable escapade

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 and lastly we savor the elegance and imperial splendour of Lucknow.

Day 1 ( Saturday) - Delhi

2030 Welcome and check-in at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station
2130 Dinner on-board
2230 Maharajas’ Express leaves for Jaipur.

Day 2 - Jaipur

0800 Breakfast on-board
0950 Arrive into Jaipur.
1000 Visit the Amber Fort.
1230 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 the City Palace.Post lunch visit the Sawai Mansingh II Museum within the City Palace Complex
1600 Return to the Maharajas’ Express to relax 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 Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Birla Temple. While returning from Amber Fort you have an opportunity to visit a local center for polishing and cutting of precious and semi precious stones *. Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.
2000 Dinner on-board
2130 The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore).

Day 3 - Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri

0630 Train arrive at Sawai Madhopur.Breakfast on Board.Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park.
0930 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express.
1015 Relaxed brunch onboard as the train proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri.
1415 Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri.
1515 Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri.
1800 Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express.
2000 Dinner on-board. Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 4 - Agra – Gwalior

0700 Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
0945 Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1045 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express En-route you have an opportunity to witness Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work*
1200 Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Gwalior.
1230 On-board lunch
1415 Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures. OR You may choose to avail Spa facilities at Hotel Usha Kiran Palace. Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.
1800 Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi Tea in the compound of the palace.
2000 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express as the train proceeds to Khajuraho.Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 5 - Orcha - Khajuraho

0630 Breakfast on board as you enjoy the passing landscape.
0730 Proceed to visit Orchha Fort Complex
1300 Lunch on-board
1500 Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples(Western Group Of Temples).
1800 Proceed for Kandariya Shilgram to enjoy Dances of India Show OR You may avail spa facility at a hotel. Please contact the Guest Relation Executive for the Optional services.
2015 Dinner on-board.
2030 Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Varanasi.Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 6 - Varanasi

0800 Breakfast on-board
1200 Arrive into Varanasi
1230 Visit the Silk Weaving Centre
1330 Proceed for lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel.
1530 Proceed for a visit to Sarnath ruins and museum.
1730 Proceed for boat ride at River Ganges to witness Evening Aarti
2000 Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express. Dinner on-board.
2300 The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Lucknow.Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 7 - Lucknow

0700 Breakfast on-board.
0800 Arrive at Utretia Station.
0815 Proceed towards Lucknow to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency.
1300 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express for lunch. En-route visit a local store for Chikankari, the famous embroidery form originated in Lucknow .
1715 Proceed for an Indian Evening with Dinner at the residence of Raja of Jehangirabad.
2100 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express
2115 The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Delhi.

Day 8 - Delhi

0715 Breakfast on-board
0830 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!
Month Days
December, 2018 01, 29
January, 2019 26
February, 2019 23
March, 2019 23

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 & 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 £ 4785 £ 7570 £ 11040 £ 18960
Single Cabin £ 8395 £ 14385 £ 22080 £ 37920

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 / 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.

    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.

 

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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

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