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Experience the Luxury of Maharaja Express Train

by Gaurav
Rajah Club, Maharajas Express

Maharaja Express Train is a tourist luxury train that wins the award of the ‘World’s Leading Luxury Train’ at the World Travel Award for the consecutive seven years. The majestic experience of this ultra-luxury train is beyond any description. This luxurious train has received the runner up award in the Specialist category at the Conde Nast Travelers Reader Choice Travel Award in 2011.

If you wish to partake in luxury travel and the journey of this train is not in your bucket list, then what else is there? This train runs on 4 circuits and covers 12 destinations across North-West and Central India. The sojourn on the Maharaja Express lets you enjoy the spiritual, culture, heritage, and enchanting landscapes of India. It will give you a deep insight of the royal hospitality culture of the country.

Maharaja Express: Luxury Train Journey

This luxury train runs on 4 circuits in India with the unique names across the North, Central, and Western India. On this train, you can get all the luxuries and comforts. The onboard facilities of this train give you an extravagant experience.

1. The Heritage of India

(Mumbai – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra and Delhi)

Maharaja Express is a luxury train that has won so many accolades by winning the hearts of its guests. The list of awards is unending. And this is one of the 4 circuits of the Maharaja Express. This train covers its journey in 7 Days and 6 Nights and during this time it will take you to the historic sites, hidden gems, and popular tourist attractions of the country.

The journey of this train starts from the metropolitan city of Mumbai and ends in the national capital of India, Delhi. It will take you to the majestic destinations of Udaipur, Bikaner, and Jaipur and the Ranthambore as well. On this journey, you have an opportunity to get a blissful experience UNESCO World heritage sites of Agra and Delhi also.

2. Treasures of India

(Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi)

This luxury train will be on an expedition of 4 Days and 3 Nights and starts from the national capital, Delhi. This sojourn is based on the most famed Golden Triangle circuit of India. This will take you to three famous cities and their popular tourist destinations. This train takes you from the majestic forts, ancient temples, exquisite palaces, and historical monuments to the lush greenery of Ranthambore. In the national park, one can get glimpses of Royal Bengal Tiger and other species.

3. The Indian Panorama

(Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Orchha, and Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi)

The Maharaja Express has redefined the luxury travel experience by offering the world-class facilities coupled with the excursion to the rich cultural heritage of the regions. Heritage of India is one of the trains which covers its journey in 7 Days and 6 Nights. This train starts from Delhi and takes you to several UNESCO World Heritage sites of Jaipur and Agra.

Among which the majestic sites of Fatehpur Sikri and excursion to Ranthambore also include. This train takes you to the historic sites of Orchha and Khajuraho. This journey will allow you to witness the spiritual vibes of the oldest city in the world, Varanasi. The majestic beauty of this city will leave you spellbound. And the journey ends after the 7 days from where it started, from the national capital, Delhi.

4. The Indian Splendor

(Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Mumbai)

In this journey, spanning over 7 Days and 6 Nights you will get an opportunity to experience the magnificence of this luxury train. The meticulously crafted itinerary takes you to the historical monuments, palaces, forts, sand dunes, glistening lakes, and magical beaches.

This journey starts from Delhi and ends in Mumbai. On your way, you will experience the royal hospitality of India with the delectable cuisines. This sojourn will give a glimpse of the glory of Mughal architecture, the royal life of Maharajas and the beauty of the bygone era. The vastness and diversity of India will leave you spellbound.

Cabin of Maharaja Express

Maharaja Express is one the most luxurious train in India offering 4 intriguing journeys. During these voyages, they take through the most prominent attractions, vibrant destinations and offer the panorama of some breathtaking landscapes. India is blessed with the rich culture and heritage which can be witnessed during the sojourn. The extravagance and opulence of Maharaja Express cannot be described in words. 

The world’s most luxurious train owns the finest coaches for luxury travel. It has 14 guest carriages that have got their name after precious stones such as Moti, (Pearl), Neelam (Blue Sapphire), Feeroza (Turquoise), and Moonga (Coral). And these coaches have the maharaja express luxury cabins which are categorized into 4 types. Here are the types of cabins:

1. Deluxe Cabin

Maharaja Express lodges 20 deluxe cabins in the train which has a total capacity of 40 guests. This 112 sq. ft. the cabin is spacious enough to accommodate twin sharing or double beds. The facilities provided in this cabin are Wi-Fi internet, range of toiletries, LCD screen, personal safe, wardrobe, hairdryer, bathrobe, writing table, and slippers. 

2. Junior Suite

Junior Suite is 150 sq. ft. cabin which has a double bed, desk, wardrobe, and full-sized en suite bathroom. There are enough drawers and wardrobes. These spacious cabins offer an extravagant lodging to the guests in these graceful interiors. The train houses 20 junior suites with a capacity of 36 peoples. The facilities of Deluxe Cabin and Junior Suite are the same as the only difference in the total area of the suites. 

3. Suite

There are only 4 Suites in the Maharaja Express train with the total capacity of 8 peoples. This cabin is of 220 sq. ft. and is equipped with the Sylvan furnishings, modern amenities, and elegant adornments. The quaint décor of these suites accommodates a separate living room and bedroom, upholstered armchair with a side table, and a minibar in the cabin. The contemporary amenities of the suite will give you a feel of a lavish life.

4. Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite of the Maharaja Express Train is the most luxurious and lavish suite. It is one of its kind in the world and this grand cabin is spanning over the whole carriage. This extravagant suite accommodates a double and a twin room, two bathrooms, and a separate sitting cum dining. This suite offers an unparalleled stay with all the luxuries and elegance.

Excursions on Maharaja Express

Maharaja Express ensures a journey of a lifetime. This luxury handpicks its itinerary and takes its guests through some of the most famous destinations in the country. This luxurious expedition takes you through the city who owns one of the Seven World of Wonders of the world, Lake City of Udaipur, architecturally opulent Jodhpur, Bikaner, and Jaipur, the oldest city in the world Varanasi, excursion to the ancient and world-famous sites of Orchha and Khajuraho, and gives you an opportunity to get enthralled by the majestic beauty of the Ranthambore.

It will take you through the two metropolitan cities Mumbai and Delhi which are land of cultural history and affluent diversity. This indelible luxury train travel is an experience of a lifetime that you will cherish always.

Services on Maharaja Express

Maharaja Express is designed to recreate the elegance and pageantry of the personal carriages of erstwhile maharajas, the interiors of this luxury train in India is immersed with the nostalgia. The quaint interior of the Maharaja Express offers you a 5-star living experience with the elegance of a bygone era. The train is highly equipped with the modern amenities to amalgamate impeccably with the luxury and lavishness. 

Dining Car

Maharaja Express is a synonym of luxury and opulence. This train accommodates two carriages for dining rooms namely Mayur Mahal (Peacock Restaurant) and Rang Mahal (Haveli Restaurant). Each car accommodates 42 persons at a time. These quaintly decorated cabins are designed keeping in mind the comfort and luxury of the guests. Food and all the drinks, including alcohol is includes in the Maharaja Express fare. The chef prepares food according to the demand of the guests. 

Lounge & Bar

Maharaja Express has a Bar named Safari Bar and a lounge as well which is called as Rajah Club. The bar is well stocked with the finest wines and spirits from all over the world. The enchanting decadent setting of the bar is another luxurious experience on board. The Rajah Club en suite bar is equipped with the game tables. Guests can relax here in the laid back atmosphere and enjoy some gaming sessions.

Rajah Club, Maharajas Express
Bartender serving drinks at Rajah Club

Maharaja Express is equipped with all the modern amenities which includes high-speed internet, porters to carry your luggage at the point of embarkation and disembarkation, a personal butler, a professional guide during the excursions, bed and bath linens which will be changed daily in order to maintain the hygiene, electronic safe in each cabin, and hairdryer in every bathroom. Maharaja Club is a luxurious observatory car that is equipped with a library, bar, souvenir shop and a great place to socialize.

Maharaja Express ensures the premium luxury that even the maharajas would envy. This elegant and extravagant journey with the tastefully appointed interiors aided impeccably by the gracious hospitality will give you memories to cherish. It is a once in a lifetime experience which one should not miss.

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