India is incredible with its gigantic forts, palatial palaces and rich flora and fauna. Embark on a fascinating journey on Maharaja Express, the most popular luxury train not only in India but also in the world.
Why Maharaja Express?
Live the life of an Indian monarch on Maharaja Express Train. Every suit of the train is inspired by the classic salons of the erstwhile Indian kings. Every cabin of the most popular luxury train in India is equipped with the best of amenities like:
- Climate control system
- Round the clock paramedic
- Air ambulance service
- Electronic smoke detection system
- Free Wi-Fi
- Telephones with ISD calling facilities
- Attached washroom
Dinner is served at two exquisitely designed dining cars, Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal. While the food is cooked by master chefs, it is served on fine gold plated Limoges plates, with drinks in Swarovski glasses. You can spend the leisure in the spacious lounge, known as Rajah Club, sipping your favorite drink from the well-stocked bar.
Which Destinations Are Covered?
Maharaja Express has five itineraries, which take you through the heritage sites and famous national parks of the country.
1. Heritage of India (7 nights/ 8 days)
The tour starts takes you to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ajanta; the famous rock cut caves of the 2nd century BC. From there the train moves on to the Lake City of Udaipur, known for its exquisite palaces and enchanting lakes. The journey continues to the Sun City of Jodhpur, where the mighty forts and luxurious residences of the traders portray the gallantry and the sophisticated lifestyle of ancient Rajasthan. Maharaja Express then moves on to Bikaner, where tourists can experience the desert life, riding on camels through the massive Thar Desert and enjoying campfires.
A day is spent at Jaipur, sightseeing, relishing authentic cuisines and shopping the leather shoes, boutique printed apparels and traditional handicrafts. The journey gets thrilling at the Ranthambhore National Park, where you meet the Royal Bengal Tigers in natural habitat. The last day is kept for one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal.
2. Gems of India (3 nights/ 4 days)
This Maharaja Express journey takes you to Agra, the site of Taj Mahal and other gems of Mughal architecture. After an adventurous trip to Ranthambhore National Park, the train chugs to Jaipur. Checkout the amazing Rajput architecture and shop your heart out at the capital city of Rajasthan.
3. Indian Panorama (7 nights/ 8 days)
The first stop is at Jaipur. After a royal elephant ride and sightseeing tour, the train moves on to Ranthambhore National Park. Witness hunting tigers here and move on to Gwalior, the land of elegant palaces. Maharaja Express takes you to Khajuraho, known for its fine sculptures and breathtaking temple architecture. The next day is spent at one of the oldest cities of the world, Varanasi. The last phase of the journey takes you to the city of Nawabs, Lucknow.
4. Indian Splendor (7 nights/ 8 days)
Witness the sublime beauty of Taj Mahal and then a visit to the Ranthambhore National Park. Enjoy camel rides at Bikaner and stroll through the rustic life of Jodhpur. Enjoy boat rides at Udaipur and spend some unique moments at the Dinosaur Fossil Park of Balasinor.
5. Treasures of India (3 nights/ 4 days)
Visit Agra to witness Mughal masterpieces. Checkout the wildlife tours of India at the Ranthambhore National Park and discover colors of Rajasthan at Jaipur.
Hence make this vacation special by embarking the most popular luxury train in India, the Maharaja Express.