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Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi
The Heritage of India itinerary let you explore the medieval caves of Ajanta, forts and Palaces of Rajasthan and the ethereal Taj Mahal in a journey lasting 8 days. The itinerary of the Heritage of India tour includes the "city of lakes" Udaipur, the "pink city" Jaipur, the immortal beauty Taj Mahal. Also included in the Maharajas Express itinerary is the cultural hubbub of local sightseeing tour and shopping excursions, spa and royal banquets at select destinations.
Day 1: Mumbai
Welcome to a regal journey aboard the Maharajas Express as you embark on Heritage of India tour. In the evening you will check in and enjoy a warm welcome even as you complete your registration formalities. Proceed towards Ajanta, your first destination in the circuit
Dinner and overnight stay onboard the Maharaja train
Day 2: Ajanta
After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Ajanta Caves, the rock-cut caves dating back to 2nd century B.C. and comprising of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain sculpted art.
Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train
Day 3: Udaipur
Post breakfast; embark on a sightseeing tour to the City Palace complex and Crystal gallery. The royal lunch served in the gallery restaurant of the Fateh Prakash Palace forms the crescendo of the day. Post lunch, you have an option to go on a walking tour across the old bazaar, market, of the Udaipur city or visit the vintage car collection or royal family or take delight in Son-et-Lumiere program at City Palace.
Dinner and overnight stay on-board the train
Day 4: Jodhpur
On the 4th day of the tour itinerary, you will arrive in the sun city of Rajasthan-Jodhpur. Post a delectable brunch and a lavish lunch, embark on an expedition to the Old Clock Tower Market followed by a leisurely trip across the Mehrangarh Fort. Dinner is scheduled at a 5-star hotel followed by an optional tour of the Rohet Garh village, home to Bishnoi tribe.
Later, return to train for dinner and overnight stay
Day 5: Bikaner
On arrival in the city, you can take an optional tour to either Deshnok temples or Lalgarh Palace Museum or Camel breeding farm or choose to shop for Kundan jewelry.
In the afternoon, you will head to the Junagarh Fort.
Post lunch, take a ride on a camel cart nearby Sam sand dunes. Later in the evening, enjoy a sand dune excursion followed by cultural performances by the Kalbeliya and Langa artists accompanied with sundowner cocktails and barbecue dinner.
Dinner and overnight stay aboard the train
Day 6: Jaipur
Post-breakfast; embark on a local sightseeing spree across the heart of Jaipur. Do not miss to savor on the Exhibition Elephant Polo Match and a lavish lunch with champagne. Explore the unassailable Amber Fort post lunch. Later, you may opt for a shopping tour in Jaipur or choose to indulge in spa session or play golf or visit City Palace
Later, return to train for dinner and overnight stay
Day 7: Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore National Park) - Agra
Enjoy an early morning jeep safari through the Ranthambore National Park. Post safari, savor on the brunch aboard the Maharajas' Express while you will travel down to Fatehpur Sikri, your next destination. On reaching the city, you can visit the local attractions housed here such as Buland Darwaza and Panch Mahal. Fatehpur Sikri is a celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site
In the evening, return to the train for dinner and overnight stay
Day 8: Agra - Delhi
Early morning on the last day of the sojourn, you will travel to Agra, home to the grand structure Taj Mahal. Pride of India, Taj Mahal is also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, you can take delight in a lavish breakfast accompanied by Champagne at Taj Khema. While you treat yourself to a grand lunch aboard the Maharajas' Express, the train will traverse back to Delhi to mark the end of the voyage aboard this India luxury train
The Heritage of India sojourn comes to an end
The schedule for Maharajas Express Heritage of India journey for the season beginning from October 2013 has been announced and are mentioned below for your kind perusal.
|March 2013||Sat, 23rd|
|October 2013||Sat, 19th|
|November 2013||Sat, 16th|
|December 2013||Sat, 14th|
|January 2014||Sat, 11th|
|February 2014||Sat, 8th|
|March 2014||Sat, 8th|
|April 2014||Sat, 5th|
|October 2014||Sat, 18th|
|November 2014||Sat, 15th|
|December 2014||Sat, 13th|
|January 2015||Sat, 10th|
|February 2015||Sat, 7th|
|March 2015||Sat, 7th|
|April 2015||Sat, 4th|
The tariff valid for per person per journey in various categories of accommodation (which include Deluxe Cabins, Junior Suites, Suites and a Presidential Suites) available on board Maharajas Express has been mentioned below for your perusal.
|8 Days and 7 Nights||Deluxe Cabins||Junior Suite||Suite||Presidential Suite|
|Adult Twin Sharing||USD 6,840.00||USD 9,890.00||USD 13,800.00||USD 23,700.00|
|Single Supplement||USD 5,160.00||USD 8,910.00||USD 13,800.00||USD 23,700.00|
|Child (sharing cabins
withparents 5-12 years)
|USD 3,420.00||USD 4,950.00||USD 6,900.00||USD 11,900.00|
*The above cost is exclusive of 3.09% service tax that will be charged extra .
*Please note all bookings confirmed are non-transferable and will invite a cancellation charge as applicable. For more information visit Terms & Condition Page
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