MAHARAJAS’ EXPRESS JOURNEY

If you want to go on a royal journey, then Maharajas’ Express is one of the best options for you. With exclusive discounts and best-in-class royal services, it is not equal to the journeys offered by Maharajas’ Express.

HERITAGE OF INDIA

6 Nights / 7 Days
Mumbai - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi

INDIAN PANORAMA

6 Nights / 7 Days
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi

TREASURES OF INDIA

3 Nights / 4 Days
Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi

INDIAN SPLENDOR

6 Nights / 7 Days
Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumbai

MAHARAJA EXPRESS: WORLD'S LEADING LUXURY TRAIN

Maharajas’ Express is a medium to rediscover the bygone era’s royal lifestyle in four different journeys. 

 

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Take a virtual tour of Maharajas’ Express! The astounding 360° views of the iconic train to realize the actual experience.

 
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Awards & Accolades

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

Set a record with consecutive wins in year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

SEVEN STARS LUXURY AWARDS

Winner of the Seven Stars Luxury Awards 2015, 2016

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MAHARAJAS’ EXPRESS: LUXURY TRAIN TRAVEL IN INDIA

Maharajas’ Express – an initiative of Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) – is the latest luxury train to be introduced in India. Dubbed India’s equivalent to the Orient Express of Europe, this Maharaja train is rated by prestigious travel magazines and luxury guides as one of the greatest rail journeys in the world.

Maharaja Express has been designed to redefine executive travel. But there’s more to it than sheer class. With its 7 tastefully crafted rail journeys, it presents India in a way never seen before. Long before the arrival of colonial power, India used to be the land of maharajas. Kingdoms were founded, cultures flourished and art developed.

The Maharajas journeys are crafted to offer you a glimpse into this rich heritage and culture of India through:

  • Cultural immersions through insider experiences
  • Visits to forts and palaces replete with history
  • Guided tours to World Heritage Sites
  • Excursions into National Parks to witness untamed wildlife
  • Arrangement of folk dances at select destinations performed by local artists
  • Traditional Indian hospitality

Whereas life off the train is designed to offer cultural interactions, life on board is all about refinement, opulence, and elegance. All guest salons are named after a precious stone or the Navratnas. Each coach incorporates the gemstone after which they are named as its motif. For optimum comfort and luxury, each guest cabin is equipped with:

  • A spacious wardrobe
  • Individual climate control
  • Luggage held underneath the bed
  • 24hrs availability of paramedics on Board.
  • Electronic smoke detection systems & free Wi-Fi internet.
  • Live television and CCTV cameras for all public areas
  • Direct International dial telephone facility in each passenger cabin.
  • Attached washroom in all categories of room
  • Air Ambulance service in case of emergencies

Additional offerings in Maharajas’ Express

  • Mini Bar
  • Bathrooms with washbasin, WC, shower cubicle, a full bathtub with running hot and cold water
  • Spacious sitting area

Distinct Facilities of Maharajas Train:

  • Live television and CCTV cameras for all public areas
  • Bathrooms with washbasin, WC, shower cubicle, a full bathtub with running hot and cold water
  • 24hrs availability of paramedic on Board
  • Air Ambulance service in case of emergencies
  • On-Board water filtration plant.

Gourmet dining onboard the maharaja train is arranged in 2 dining cars which are named Rang Mahal (Color Palace) and Mayur Mahal (Peacock Palace). The plates are fine Limoges, edged with gold, the glasses Swarovski hand-cut crystal and the cutlery monogrammed with the letter M. Variety of cuisine served on board include:

  • Lactose-Free Meals
  • Ovo Lacto Veg Meal
  • Jain Meal
  • Vegan Meal
  • Kosher Meal
  • Gluten-Free Meal
  • Non-Vegetarian Meal
  • Vegetarian Meal

Guests could engage in recreational activities inside the Rajah Club – Lounge Car. Rajah Club has a well-stocked library with general books and pictorial guide books offering glimpses of Indian Maharajas who used to rule their kingdom before India became a democracy. Board games and card games could also be enjoyed in Rajah Club over a sip of your favorite wine. At one end stands the bar and at the other stands a souvenir shop named Treasure Chest from where you could buy mementos of this royal train journey.

Come live a Maharaja life now on board the most luxurious train in the world. Embark on a saga of adventure, elegance, and romance on board Maharajas’ Express, which definitely is one of the finest travel experiences in the world, a journey like no other.

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