Maharajas’ Express, an award-winning luxury train, operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), will now run two new routes for the monsoon season. These two routes have been created to cater especially to domestic travelers.
The two monsoon specials have been named Southern Sojourn – Monsoon Special and Southern Jewels – Monsoon Special. Southern Sojourn – Monsoon Special will start from Mumbai on 24th June, 2017 and cover Goa, Hampi, Mysore, Cochin and Alleppey, before reaching its halt at Trivandrum.
Southern Jewels – Monsoon Special will commence from Trivandrum on 1st July, 2017 and will cover Chettinad, Mahabalipuram, Mysore, Hampi and Goa, before coming to a halt at Mumbai. Both these journey shall consist of 8 days/7 nights duration.
Special tariff for these “Monsoon Special” itineraries have been announced, beside two attractive offers to lure domestic travelers. In case of the first offer, the booking of the first adult on twin sharing at full cost will enable the second adult to share the same cabin on a complimentary basis.
The second offer allows a guest who books a Deluxe Cabin to upgrade to a Junior Suite by paying only 50% of the existing difference between the Junior Suite and the Deluxe Cabin.
About Maharajas’ Express
India, and the world, got its first taste in luxury train travel, replete with regality and overflowing splendor, back in 2010, when the Maharajas Express started its first journey.
Its magnificence and incredible hospitality has earned it numerous accolades, including the world’s “Leading Luxury Train” at The World Travel Awards constantly for five years in a row, that is, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
This train endears itself to its guests by way of its unsurpassable comforts and well-planned itineraries, which reflect innovation and brilliance.
The regal décor that bathes the interiors of the Maharajas’ Express is reminiscent of the days of princes and maharajas, who traveled as they lived – grandly! Besides, the interiors display the best practices of Indian architecture.
Its cabins overawe a guest with their rich tapestries, upholstery, linen, wall to wall carpeting, antiques and semi-precious stones that one normally associates with the glorious ages of the past. Luxury resides in every corner here, regardless of whether you book Deluxe Cabin, Junior Suite, Suite or Presidential Suite.
However, being a world-class luxury train, it provides all the modern facilities and amenities like twin or king-size bed, private bathrooms with plus toiletries. Rooms have LCD TV, Direct Dial Telephone, Wi-Fi internet, electronic safety deposit, channel music, DVD players, etc.
Guests on the Maharajas’ Express are acquainted with the pleasures of fine dining through its two elegant restaurants – Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal.
Additionally, facilities like a comfortable observation car, spa, gym, souvenir shop, on-board doctor etc., leave no stone unturned in entertaining and caring for the guests in any way whatsoever.
How to book Maharajas’ Express Train Journey
Tickets for the train journeys could be booked from the website Maharajas-Express-India.Com, a venture of Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd, the official PSA-IA (IRCTC Affiliate) for booking Maharajas’ Express train tickets.