Maharajas Express – Heritage of India – A Journey into history to Experience the Splendour of a by Gone Era

Introducing to the delights of India The Maharajas’ Express – The Heritage of India start the journey with the the bustling commercial city of Mumbai and the national Capital Delhi. Visit the shimmering Lake City of Udaipur and the majestic fort at Jodhpur , 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.

Embarkation & Disembarkation (Heritage of India)

Check-in Venue & Timing – The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai / 0900 hrs

Departure Station & Timing – Mumbai – Chatrpati Shivaji Terminus / 1030 hrs

Arrival Station & Timing – Delhi – Safdarjung Station / 1530 hrs

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

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

Day 1 - Mumbai Board Maharaja Express - Sunday

09:00 Welcome and Registration at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
10:30 Proceed for Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai
11:30 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Udaipur
12:30 Lunch onboard
19:30 Dinner onboard
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 2 - Udaipur, Rajasthan - Monday

08:00 Breakfast onboard
10:00 Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for Boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery
13:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
13:15 Lunch onboard. You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or Local City Tour
18:15 Proceed for an Exclusive Dinner at Satkar Hall of Fatehprakash Palace or Jagmandir Island Palace
20:30 Returns to comforts of Maharajas’ Express
22:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jodhpur
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 3 - Jodhpur, Rajasthan - Tuesday

07:30 Breakfast onboard
09:15 Optional Tour to Bishnoi Village (De-board at Rohat Railway Station)
13:00 Lunch onboard
14:30 Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Old Clock Tower
market and enjoy a joy ride on TukTuks
17:30 Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at HanwantMahal or KhaasBagh
20:15 Return to the comforts of Maharaja’s Express
03:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Bikaner
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 4 - Bikaner, Rajasthan - Wednesday

08:00 Enjoy countryside while having breakfast onboard
10:00 Arrive into Bikaner. Relax onboard or you may choose Optional Activities – Visit to Lalgarh Museum or Local City Tour
13:00 Lunch onboard
14:00 Visit to Junagarh Fort followed by sundowners at Sand Dunes
17:30 Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed by cocktails, bar-be-que and folk dances
20:15 Return to the comfort of the Maharaja’s Express
21:30 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 5 - Jaipur, Rajasthan - Thursday

08:00 Breakfast onboard
09:30 Arrive into Jaipur. Proceed for a visit to Amber Fort
12:30 After sight seeing proceed to Rambagh Palace hotel for lunch
16:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel, Visit to City Palace Museum and Observatory or Local City Tour
20:00 Dinner onboard
21:30 The Maharaja’s Express proceeds to SawaiMadhopur (Ranthambore)
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 6 - Sawai Madhopur - Friday

06:30 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 Maharaja’s Express proceeds for FatehpurSikri
13:30 Lunch onboard
14:30 Arrive into FatehpurSikri
15:30 Visit the deserted Mughal City of FatehpurSikri
18:00 Return to the comforts of Maharaja’s Express
19:30 Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner onboard
Overnight Stay at Luxury Train Maharajas Express – The Heritage of India

Day 7 - Agra & Delhi - Saturday

06:45 Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit TajMahal
09:30 Champagne Breakfast at TajKhema
10:45 Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express
11:05 Maharaja’s Express proceeds to Delhi

13:00 Lunch onboard
15:30 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end.

Month Days
October, 2020 25
November, 2020 22
December, 2020 20
January, 2021 17
February, 2021 14
March, 2021 14
April, 2021 11
October, 2021 17
November, 2021 14
December, 2021 12
January, 2022 09
February, 2022 06
March, 2022 06
April, 2022 03
October, 2022 09
November, 2022 06
December, 2022 04
January, 2023 01, 29
February, 2023 26
March, 2023 26

Maharajas’ Express train package combines the opulence of luxury with charm of culture. Maharaja Express reservation includes accommodation in double or twin-bedded cabins with en-suite bathroom and is inclusive of meals, soft beverages, house pour brands of wines, beer and spirit.

A Maharajas Express tariff for Indian Maharaja booking encompasses each and every need of their customers. This luxury train tariff also includes the butler service, paramedic services, guided off-tour excursions as illustrated in the journeys, inclusive of entrance fees, all camera fees, transport and services of a guide and porterage at stations.

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 2021

 

Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin £ 5515 £ 8600 £ 12000 £ 20610
Single Cabin £ 9720 £ 16350 £ 24000 £ 41220

 

Price in US Dollars Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin $ 6340 $ 9890 $ 13800 $ 23700
Single Cabin $ 11180 $ 18800 $ 27600 $ 47400

Prices Valid From 01 October 2021 Until April 2023

 

Price in Sterling Pounds Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin £ 6065 £ 9460 £ 13200 £ 22670
Single Cabin £ 10690 £ 17985 £ 26400 £ 45340

 

Price in US Dollars Per Person

Price Per Person Per Journey Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Twin/Double Cabin $ 6975 $ 10880 $ 15180 $ 26070
Single Cabin $ 12298 $ 20680 $ 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 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.

 

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

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 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 Claridges New Delhi

Located in Lutyens New Delhi, The Claridges, New Delhi, offers rooms with old-world charm and contemporary furnishings. Just 3 km from the city centre, it has a temperature controlled outdoor swimming pool and 6 dining options. Free WiFi and parking is available. Wooden-floored rooms feature a satellite flat-screen TV and a pillow menu. Each is well-equipped with a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. Safety deposit boxes and ironing facilities are available for guests convenience. The hotel has a variety of amenities including a health club. Mediterranean cuisine is served at Sevilla, while Dhaba offers North Indian fare. Pastries are available at Ye Old Bakery Patisserie and Jade serves Chinese food. Choose from beverages at Aura – The Vodka Bar. The Claridges is within 1.5 km from Delhi National Museum and Lodhi Gardens. Within 4 km of the hotel is Connaught Place. It is 13 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport.

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

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.

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