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 AND WILDLIFE, CULTURE AND HISTORY, RAIL

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$9,459
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