INDIAN SPLENDOR ABOARD THE MAHARAJAH EXPRESS
INDIAN SPLENDOR ABOARD THE MAHARAJAH EXPRESS
India
8 Days

THE MAHARAJAH EXPRESS TRAINS OFFER WORLD CLASS FACILITIES AND COMFORT. QUAINT DÉCOR IS FUSED WITH MODERN AMENITIES TO CREATE AN AURA OF SHEER OPULENCE AND 5 STAR PAMPERING TO MAKE A PERFECT EXPERIENCE TO RELAX AFTER EXPLORING THE WONDER THAT IS INDIA.

This is a luxurious and panoramic view of India’s magnificent Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan by rail, with a champagne breakfast overlooking The Taj Mahal. Visit the fabled desert city of Jaisalmer and the deserted kingdom of Bikaner. (Other routes also available)

Tour Highlights
  • TAJ MAHAL AND AGRA FORT
  • JUNGLE SAFARI
  • JAIPUR
  • MARKET TOUR IN JODHPUR
  • ROYAL HOSTED LUNCH IN BALASINOR
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    India

  • When
    :

    January, February, March, April

  • What
    :

    Nature, History and Culture, Rail, Wildlife

Itinerary

Welcome and check-in formalities at 8:45pm at Delhi Station. Dinner is on board. (B)

Early morning visit to the Taj Mahal,
often described as poetry in white marble, is an
architectural masterpiece featuring beautiful inlay
work and marble screens.The visit is followed by
Champagne breakfast atop Taj Khema gazing
at the Taj Mahal. Afternoon visit to Agra Fort then
return to the train for dinner. (B,L,D)

Early morning excursion to Jungles of
Ranthambhore – the private hunting ground of
the Maharajas. Possible sighting of the elusive
Royal Bengal Tiger. Brunch on board the train as
you head toward Jaipur. (B,L,D)

Arrive in Jaipur and visit the beautiful 16C
Amber Fort Palace, built in red sandstone and
marble. This evening there’s an opportunity to
interact with elephants at City Palace/Jai Mahal
Palace hotel. (B,L,D)

Enjoy the passing countryside while
having breakfast. Optional morning tours in
Bikaner or relax on board. Afternoon visit to
Junagarh Fort and surrounding village and
sundowners in the sand dunes. Enjoy cocktails, savour traditional mouth watering barbecue
delights and be entertained by traditional folk
artists. (B,L,D)

Morning at leisure then afternoon visit to
the Mehrangarh Fort where you can admire the
intricate latticed windows and elaborately carved
panels and elegantly curved porches. Exclusive
cocktail dinner at Hanwant Mahal.(B,L,D)

Arrive in ‘The Venice of the East’, Udaipur
and take a sightseeing tour of the City Palace
& Crystal Gallery. The largest palace complex
in Rajasthan, with scalloped arches, fretted
balconies, and cupolas. (B,L,D)

Arrive in Balasinor and visit the Dinosaur
Fossil Park where at least 13 species of dinosaurs
lived, possibly for more than 100 million years.
So well-protected are the fossilized eggs found
here that many researchers call them the bestpreserved
eggs in the world. Visit to the Garden
Palace, where lunch is hosted by the Royal
Family of Balasinor. (B,L,D)

Train arrives in Mumbai by 7.30am and
you bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices
    PRICES FROM
    DELUXE CABIN $8,840
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