Indian Panorama Journey
(7 Nights / 8 Days)
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Lucknow - Delhi

Beginning and concluding in Delhi, the Indian Panorama tour chugs along to Agra for a sojourn of Taj Mahal and move on to the sacred city of Varanasi and its holy bathing Ghats on the banks of legendary Ganges. Group of Monuments at Khajuraho, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is another attraction offering a glimpse into an era of cultural and architectural brilliance of Chandelas. A never before experience of the India is on the cards in the sheer opulence of Maharajas Express tastefully appointed interiors aided impeccably by gracious hospitality.

Embarkation & Disembarkation (Indian Panorama)

Check-in Venue & Timing - Safdarjung Railway Station, Delhi/ 2000 hrs

Departure Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Railway Station / 2200 hrs

Arrival Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Railway Station/ 0815 hrs

Guests boarding the Maharaja Express have to report at least an hour before the train's departure at a pre-assigned venue in Delhi for the pre-boarding facilities. All final details related to the meeting point will be emailed or handed over along with the journey's travel vouchers and documents, around 14 days before the departure date.

Notes

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Day 1 Delhi - Jaipur

Arrive at the Safdarjung Railway Station to commence the Indian Panorama tour aboard the Maharajas Train. Soon after the boarding formalities are over, you will be given a traditional Indian welcome and ushered to your cabins.

Very soon the train will chug its way out of the station and towards Jaipur.

Day Highlights


  • Welcome Ceremony at Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi
Day 2 Jaipur

Post a leisurely breakfast; visit Amber Fort, the erstwhile seat of Kacchawa Rajputs followed by an Exhibition Elephant Polo Match.

Post the exhibition match; enjoy a lavish dinner arranged at a private venue accompanied with choicest wines.

Post lunch, you can take an optional tour for shopping or local sightseeing to the City Palace complex and Jantar Mantar or choose to play golf or indulge in a rejuvenating spa session.

Dinner and overnight stay aboard the train.

Day Highlights


  • Visit Amber fort
  • Exhibition Elephant Polo Match
  • Optional shopping tour/local sightseeing to the City Palace complex and Jantar Mantar
  • Play golf game/spa session (Optional)
Day 3 Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri

As you gorge upon the sumptuous breakfast, the train will enter into the rustic environs of Ranthambore.

Post safari trip, enjoy lip-smacking cuisines in the lunch while the train enters into the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri.

Upon arrival in the city, disembark the train and explore the length and breadth of Sikri Fort.

Return to the train for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Highlights


  • Safari trip to Ranthambore National Park
  • Visit to attractions in and around UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fatehpur Sikri
Day 4 Agra - Gwalior

Early morning on the 4th day, disembark the train and visit Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A Champanage breakfast atop the Taj Khema with sunset views to feast on will add a delightful moment to the journey for you.

Post breakfast in Agra, the train will roll on to Gwalior.

Lunch will be served at the Usha Kiran Palace.

Post-lunch you can visit the Gwalior Fort and the Jai Vilas Palace Museum.

Enjoy a high-tea organized for you within the premises of the Jai Vilas Palace before returning to the train for overnight stay and dinner.

Day Highlights


  • Visit to Taj Mahal
  • Breakfast with champagne at Taj Khema
  • Lunch at Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior
  • Optional Spa Session at Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior
  • Tour to Gwalior Fort and the Jai Vilas Palace Museum
  • Evening high-tea at Jai Vilas Palace, Gwalior
Day 5 Orchha - Khajuraho

While the train will traverse to the next destination; you can savor a royal treat at breakfast.

On the way to Khajuraho you will also stopover at Orchha, renowned for its Bundela architectural marvels. You will visit Jahangiri Mahal in Orchha.

Later you will continue your journey to Khajuraho.

Lunch will be served aboard the luxury train.

On your arrival in Khajuraho, you can visit the eastern and western group of temples that have been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Later you will return to the train for dinner and overnight stay. The next destination you will head to is Varanasi.

Day Highlights


  • Trip to Jahangiri Mahal, Orchha
  • Guided tour to the eastern and western group of temples in Khajuraho, recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Spa Session (Optional)
Day 6 Varanasi

In the morning you will arrive in Varanasi, a holy Indian city known for its Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites.

On arrival in the city, the first destination you will visit is Sarnath renowned for its Buddhist heritage.

Post lunch visit the Varanasi Silk Centre and enjoy a river cruise on the Ganges. Spectacular images of the evening 'Aarti' on the banks of the river will capture your senses.

Return to the train for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Highlights


  • Visit to Sarnath
  • Tour to Varanasi Silk Centre
  • Cruise on the River Ganges
  • Attend evening 'Aarti' on the banks of River Ganges
Day 7 Lucknow

On the 7th day of the sojourn, you will arrive in the city of the Nawabs - Lucknow.

Begin your sojourn across the city by visiting the Rumi Darwaza and the Bada Imambara. Later you can choose to explore the colorful bazaars of Lucknow.

Post lunch you can return to the train for some moments of leisure. Later, return to the city for an ultimate evening experience and a lavish dinner.

Overnight stay in the luxury of Maharaja Train

Day Highlights


  • Visit to the Rumi Darwaza and the Bada Imambara
  • Optional shopping tour to the local markets
Day 8 Disembark in Delhi

On the 8th day of the Indian Panorama itinerary aboard Maharajas Express, you will return to Delhi marking the end of the luxury rail tour.

Post breakfast you will be given a traditional farewell for your onward journey.

Note:

* Itinerary, destinations and scheduled departures may change without prior notice.

* Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details, prices and bookings of optional activities.

* Guests who wish to indulge in these optional experiences, may stay back and join the main group later.

* For some other essential travel information and guideline visit General Information page

Indian Panorama Departure Dates for Season 2015-16 & 2016-17


Month Departure Dates  
October 2015 Sat, 10th
November 2015 Sat, 7th
December 2015 Sat, 5th
January 2016 Sat, 2nd
January 2016 Sat, 30th
February 2016 Sat, 27th
March 2016 Sat, 26th
October 2016 Sat, 8th
November 2016 Sat, 5th
December 2016 Sat, 3rd
December 2016 Sat, 31st
January 2017 Sat, 28th
February 2017 Sat, 25th
March 2017 Sat, 25th

Price for Season 2015-16 & 2016-17


Indian Panorama (8 Days/ 7 Nights)

Change Currency:

  Adult Single Supplement
Deluxe Cabins USD 5,980.00 USD 4,510.00
Junior Suite USD 9,460.00 USD 8,520.00
Suite USD 13,800.00 USD 13,800.00
Presidential Suite USD 23,700.00 USD 23,700.00

* All the above prices are on per person per journey on twin sharing basis.

* The above cost is exclusive of 3.61% service tax that will be charged extra.

* All Optional Tours are on chargeable basis and are subject to availability. Details and pricing will be made available on board during the journey.

* Please note all bookings confirmed are non-transferable and will invite a cancellation charge as applicable.

* For more information visit Terms & Condition Page

Inclusions


  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabins with attached bathrooms
  • All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits
  • Butler service, complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water on board
  • Guided off train tours as included in the journeys inclusive of entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide
  • Porter charges at stations

Exclusions


  • Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Taxes, insurance, gratuities, telephone calls, laundry
  • Alcoholic beverages (apart from the house brands)
  • Video, film and professional still camera fees and arrival and departure transfers
  • International and domestic air tickets
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as part of the journeys

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