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.
Please find below some general information to assist you with your planning for your journey aboard the Maharajas' Express.
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.
After a traditional welcome complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train and enjoy on board dinner as you begin this wonderful journey.
After on board breakfast proceed to visit the Amber Fort followed by an Elephant Polo match with lunch at an exclusive venue.
In the afternoon you can enjoy optional activities-Spa Treatment/Shopping/ Golf/visit to City Palace and Jantar Mantar.
Embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park.
Enjoy lunch onboard as you enter into Fatehpur Sikri.
Visit the Sikri Fort.
Disembark for an early morning visit to the exquisite Tai Mahal followed by a champagne breakfast.Continue to Gwalior. Relish lunch at the 1 20 year old Usha Kiran Palace, Followed by a tour of the magnificent Gwalior Fort and opulent Jai Vilas with Hi-tea in the palace compounds.
Proceed to the bejeweled Jahangin Mahal in Orchha and continue to the World Heritage temples of Khajuraho.
Tour the holy city of Varanasi including the ancient ruins of Sarnath, Varanasi Silk Weaving Centre and a scenic cruise on the sacred Ganges. Witness the magical' evening Aarti on the ghat: of the Ganges.
Welcome to the enchanted 'City of Nawabs', Lucknow.
Tour the Rumi Darwaza and the spectacular Bada lmambara. Opt to explore the bustling markets of this royal city. Experience the elegance and charm of traditional hospitality during an exclusive dinner and relish Awadhi cuisine from the Royal Kitchen.
After breakfast, disembark into Delhi and bid farewell to the Train
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Explore the hidden treasures of India! Embark on an unforgettable escapade that starts off with the capital city of Delhi. Make your way through the sacred city of Varanasi and cruise on the River Ganges to observe ancient spiritual rites. Witness the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal in Agra, the sensuous moods of the temples of Khajuraho, the elegance and imperial splendour in Lucknow and the wilderness of the Ranthambore National Park.
Elephant Polo match at Jaipur
Champagne breakfast, overlooking the legendary Taj Mahal
An exciting Game drive at Ranthambore
Feast over a lavish spread of delicacies from the Royal kitchens of Gwalior and Lucknow.
Explore the quaint environs of Orchha and Khajurahos’ marvelous temples
Drench yourself in the mystique of Varanasi – the oldest living city in the world.
In case of FIT’s:
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.
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 FIT’s:
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.
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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