Maharaja's Express: The Heritage of India

A train that never falls short of promising you a royal experience, the Maharajas' Express features five carriages for Deluxe Cabins, six for Junior Suites, two for Suites and one for grand Presidential Suite. read more..

Every cabin has large panoramic windows - a design marvel developed by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai. Just so, that you can savour every bit of magnificent India. All passenger Cabins come with individual temperature controls, the first of its kind in India and have state-of-the-art facilities. LCD televisions, DVD players, direct dial telephone and internet, to name a few. In-house movies and live television also keep you entertained through the royal journey. Just a small reminder for those who are used to a different power supply, the Maharajas' Express is equipped with 110/230V sockets. Every cabin also has its own electronic safe deposit box.

About Maharajas' Express Train

Please find below some general information to assist you with your planning for your journey aboard the Maharajas' Express.

Description Of The Train:

Maharaja's Dining: A royal banquet for royal passengers, the Maharajas' Express has two fine dining restaurants that seat 42 persons at a time; and everyone on board dines together. Wines and beer served whilst dining come complimentary, of course.

Maharaja's Bar and Lounges: One exotic Safari bar with the choicest collection of house brands of wines, beer and spirits with snacks come complimentary to every passenger. There's also a lounge cum bar Raja Club with comfortable club arm-chairs. And if these features don't make you feel pampered, the Maharajas' Express also houses a high-end boutique featuring exquisite and unique creations.

Maharaja's Transport: From super deluxe coaches for Deluxe Cabin and Junior Suite passengers, to cars for the Suite and Presidential Suite passengers each at every destination. All equipped with complimentary sightseeing kits like bottle coolers, pith hats and shoe uppers. After all, when it comes to providing comfort to royals, every little detail matters. That's what the Maharajas' Express has in waiting for you when you step off.

Internet: High speed Internet access is available on board. Please contact the Train Manager for details.

Crew: Maharajas' Express world-class service is highlighted by our team of highly motivated hospitality staff who ensure that the guest experience is unmatched and every need is not just met, but anticipated. Our attentive, unobtrusive crew members add a unique sense of exclusivity to the journey. All our staff members are well versed in the English language.

The Heritage of India : 08Days / 07 Nights

Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi

DAY 01: (Saturday) Board the Train at Mumbai onto Ajanta

After traditional welcome, complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train. Dinner on board.

DAY 02: (Sunday) Ajanta Caves

Visit the world heritage site of Ajanta :

Marvel the rock cut caves dating back to 2nd Century B.C. with their exquisite frescoes and sculptures.

DAY 03: (Monday) Udaipur

Admire the magnificent landscape as you arrive into Udaipur. Visit the City Palace and Crystal Gallery. Experience traditional hospitality over lunch at an exclusive venue and later proceed for an optional walking tour through the colourful and vibrant Old Market or visit the Vintage car collection of the royal family or enjoy an enthralling Sound and Light show in the Palace

DAY 04: (Tuesday) Jodhpur

A ride through countryside brings you to Jodhpur. Enjoy a walking tour of the O ld Clock Tower Market and continue to the majestic Ivlehrangark Fort. Later, savour dinner at an exclusive venue. Enjoy visit to a local village as a optional activity.

DAY 05: (Wednesday) Bikaner

Arrive at the desert kingdom of Bikaner.

Take an optional excursion to Deshnok (Rat Temple) or Lalgark Palace Museum or Camel breeding Farm or shop for Kundan Jewellery. In the afternoon visit the unassailable fortress of Junagarh.

Participate in a camel-cart procession followed by sunclowner cocktails, barbecue and folk performance on the sand dunes.

DAY 06: (Thursday) Jaipur

The 'Pink City of Jaipur welcomes you with an exhibition elephant polo match and champagne lunch at an exclusive venue. Thereafter, proceed for visit to the impregnable Amber Fort followed by free time for optional activities-shopping/Spa/Golfing/visit to City Palace.

DAY 07: (Friday) Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri

Embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park. Continue the journey to see the fascinating royal court complex of Fatehpur Sikri.

DAY 08: (Saturday) Agra

Disembark in Agra - Proceed for an early morning visit to the exquisite Taj Mahal followed by champagne breakfast. Continue to Delhi as your journey comes to an end.

* END OF THE TOUR *

A journey into history to experience the splendour of a bygone era

Discover the bustling commercial city of Mumbai and the national Capital Delhi. Admire the beautiful cave paintings at Ajanta, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the shimmering Lake City of Udaipur and the majestic fort at Jodhpur and enjoy sundowner on the sand dunes at Bikaner. Soak in the colorful Pink City of Jaipur. See from close quarters the legendry tigers at Ranthambore and one of the Seven Wonders of the World 'The Taj mahal' all this and more in utmost luxury.

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Ajanta Cave Monuments.

Indulge in a Royal Lunch at the Udaipur

Enjoy Cocktail Dinner with Marwar Culinary Delight in Jodhpur

Camel procession followed by Sundowner Cocktails at the Sand Dunes in Bikaner

Witness an Exhibition Elephant Polo Match in Jaipur.

An exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park.

Visit the Magnificent Taj Mahal at Agra and enjoy Champagne breakfast.

October 2015 To March 2016

  • October - 24
  • November - 21
  • Decmber - 19
  • January - 16
  • February - 13
  • March - 12
  • April - 09

The Heritage of India (8 Days/7 Nights)

Rooming
  • Adult
  • Single Supplement
  • Child
Deluxe Cabin
  • $ 6, 840
  • $ 5, 160
  • $ 3, 420
Junior Suite
  • $ 9, 890
  • $ 8, 910
  • $ 4, 950
Suite
  • $ 13, 800
  • $ 13, 800
  • $ 6, 900
Presidential Suite
  • $ 23, 700
  • $ 23, 700
  • $ 11, 900

PAYMENT TERMS

In case of FITís:

30% of the published price plus applicable taxes at the time of confirming the booking along with names.

Balance payment 70 days prior to the departure.

Special Note:

Name with details required at the time of booking except as provided. Name change is allowed upto 30 days prior to departure.

Only one date change may be permitted upto 30 days prior to departure subject to availability. No refund in case of difference of tariff. The difference of tariff to be paid in case of higher tariff for the scheduled departure.

Either name change or date change will be allowed not both as stated above.

In case of FITís:

60 days or more prior to departure, 30 % of published price.

45 to 59 days prior to departure, 60% of the nett amount.

0 to 44 days prior to departure, 100% of the nett amount.

C. Penalty clause:

Deduction of 0.10% of the balance payment shall be paid if payment is made between 30 to 59 days prior to departure.

Deduction of 0.85% of the balance payment shall be paid if payment is made between 0 to 29 days prior to departure.

Cancellations:

25% deposit amount is non refundable.

For any cancellation days are counted excluding the date of departure

* Train tariff / Tour Itinerary subject to change without notice.

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