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. Dinner on board.
Arrive into the 'City of Mughal Splendour' Agra to visit the exquisite Taj Mahal.
Enjoy champagne breakfast over looking the Taj followed by free time for shopping/optional tour to Fatehpur Sikri or Itmachud-daulah.
After lunch visit Agra Fort. Savour our in-house culinary delights at lunch & dinner on board.
Embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park.
Enjoy lunch on board as you enter into the Pink City- Jaipur. Visit the Amber Fort followed by an enthralling exhibition elephant polo match with champagne dinner.
You may want to shop for fine jewellery & textiles before the exciting match.
Arrive at the desert kingdom of Bikaner.
Take an optional excursion to Deshnok (Rat Temple) or Lalgarh Palace Museum or Camel breeding Farm. In the afternoon visit the unassailable fortress of Junagarh. Participate in a camel-cart procession followed by sundowner cocktails, barbecue and folk performance on the sand dunes.
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast as you arrive into Jodhpur. Visit a local village as a optional activity or relax onboard. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower Market and continue to the majestic Mehrangarh Fort. Later, savour dinner at an exclusive venue.
Admire the splendid landscape as you enjoy breakfast on board as you arrive into the City of Lakes, Udaipur. Visit the City Palace and Crystal Gallery. Experience the hospitality over a royal lunch.
Proceed for an optional 'Walking Tour' through the Old Market or visit the Vintage Car Collection of the Royal Family amongst other activities.
Visit the Dinosaur Fossil Park (One of the largest in the world) followed by a village visit and rounded off by a lunch meeting with the Royal Family to relish their unique cuisine.
Arrive at Mumbai and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express after on board breakfast.
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In this journey visit the world's greatest monument of love the Taj Mahal, spot the elusive tiger in Ranthambore National Park, soak up the spectacular regal heritage of Rajasthan in its magnificent forts, vibrant Bazars and the Royal cuisine. The journey will leave you with everlasting memories of a unique mix of Culture, History and Folklore.
Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal at Agra and enjoy Champagne breakfast
Spot the elusive tiger in the Ranthambore National Park
Witness an enthralling Exhibition Elephant Polo Match in Jaipur
Experience Sundowner cocktails on the sand dunes in Bikaner
Relish a Gala dinner in Jodhpur
Indulge in a Royal Lunch in Udaipur
Visit one of the largest dinosaur fossil parks in the world
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.
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.
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.
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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