A meticulously crafted itinerary which includes a dash of royalty, palaces, forts, sand dunes, wildlife and cultural excursions will bring out the best of the India's royal traditions, art and vibrant culture. A journey spanning over 8 days and 7 nights in the magnificence of Asia's most luxurious train brings out an amazing concoction of the myriad hues of this vast and diverse land. Adding to the royal experience is the delectable cuisines, impeccable hospitality and guided off-train excursions bringing out the best of the splendors of the incredible India.
Check-in Venue & Timing - Safdarjung Railway Station, Delhi/ 2000 hrs
Departure Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Station / 2200 hrs
Arrival Station & Timing - Mumbai - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus/ 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.
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Arrive at railway station for your check in formalities
A royal welcome in traditional Indian style will greet you at the station, Sip on your welcome drink even as formalities are completed
The train will depart for Agra at 2200 hours
Relax and recuperate in the plush coupes of the train after a delectable dining in restaurants of the train
Arrive in Agra early in the morning and pay an early morning visit to Taj Mahal, a jewel of Mughal architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
An endearing breakfast session with champagne at the Taj Khema overlooking Taj Mahal constitute the highlight of the day.
Afterwards you have option of a shopping tour in Agra or local sightseeing tours to Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri, a ghost town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Post lunch, you will be visiting Agra Fort. Return to train for dinner and overnight stay as the train leaves for Ranthambore National Park, the next destination of the Indian Splendor itinerary aboard Maharajas Express.
A thrilling game safari to Ranthambore National Park in the morning.
Departure to Jaipur after a lavish brunch on board the train after jungle safari.
Upon arrival, shopping and local sightseeing along with a guided countryside excursion and a Exhibition Elephant Polo Match.
Return to train for dinner and overnight stay.
Early morning on the 4th day, you will arrive in the deserted kingdom of Bikaner.
Afterwards you can take an optional tour to either Lalgarh Palace or Deshnok Temple or cattle breeding farm.
In the afternoon, a tour to the majestic Junagarh Fort.
After lunch, partake in a camel cart procession around the undulating sand dunes. Later in the evening, enjoy the folk dance performance by Kalbeliyas and Langaas over sundowner cocktails and barbecue dinner amidst Sam sand dunes.
Dinner and overnight stay aboard the train.
After an unhurried breakfast, go on a jeep safari to Bishnoi's abode Rohet for a cultural experience. Rohet is a haven for Black Buck Antelope.
Lunch at Rohet Garh.
Post-lunch expedition to Mehrangarh Fort and Old Clock Tower Market.
Dinner is scheduled at an exclusive private venue.
Post dinner, return to the train for overnight stay.
On the 6th day of the sojourn, you will arrive in the city of lakes - Udaipur.
After a leisurely breakfast, embark on local sightseeing tour to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.
After a sumptuous lunch, a guided walking tour of old bazaar of Udaipur or visit the 'Vintage car collection' of the royal family..
Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train.
On the 7th day of the tour itinerary, you will arrive in Balasinor, home to India's Jurassic park..
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing excursion to the Dinosaur Fossil Park followed by a visit to the local village.
Rendezvous with the royal family of Balasinor over a royal lunch.
Return to the luxury and pampering of Maharajas Express train for dinner and overnight stay.
Today your opulent ride on board one of the most luxurious trains in the world comes to an end.
Bid adieu to the Indian Splendor itinerary onboard the Maharajas Express on the eighth day of your luxury train tour.
* 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
|October 2015||Sat, 17th|
|November 2015||Sat, 14th|
|December 2015||Sat, 12th|
|January 2016||Sat, 9th|
|February 2016||Sat, 6th|
|March 2016||Sat, 5th|
|April 2016||Sat, 2nd|
|October 2016||Sat, 15th|
|November 2016||Sat, 12th|
|December 2016||Sat, 10th|
|January 2017||Sat, 7th|
|February 2017||Sat, 4th|
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|April 2017||Sat, 1st|
|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