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Maharajas' Express – The Heritage Of India


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 2017: 14 Jan, 11 Feb, 11 Mar, 08 Apr


A journey into history to experience the splendour of a by gone 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.

Day 1

Saturday - Board the Maharajas’ Express in Mumbai - Onto Ajanta (Embark-1545 hrs)


MUMBAI: Welcome & registration at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel at 1430 hrs. Board the Train at Mumbai onto Ajanta – After traditional welcome, complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train.

Dinner on board.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 2

Sunday - Ajanta Caves


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.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on board.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 3

Monday - Udaipur


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. You also have the option to enjoy a boat ride on the Lake Pichola.

Breakfast & Dinner on board. Lunch at a Palace hotel in Udaipur.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 4

Tuesday - Jodhpur


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

Breakfast & Lunch on board. Dinner in Jodhpur

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 5

Wednesday - Bikaner


BIKANER: Arrive at the desert kingdom of Bikaner. Take an optional excursion to Deshnok (Rat Temple) or Lalgarh Palace Museum or Shop for Kundan Jewellery. In the afternoon visit the unassailable fortress of Junagarh. Proceed to Gajner Palace to freshen up. Participate in a camel-cart procession followed by sundowner cocktails, barbecue and folk performance on the sand dunes.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on board

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 6

Thursday - Jaipur


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 & Observatory.

Breakfast & Dinner on board. Lunch at a palace hotel in Jaipur.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 7

Friday - Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) – Fatehpur Sikri


SAWAI MADHOPUR – FATEHPUR SIKRI: Embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park followed by breakfast at a five star hotel. Continue the journey to see the fascinating royal court complex of Fatehpur Sikri. Enjoy an “Indian Evening” on board.

Brunch & Dinner on board.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 8

Saturday - Agra – Delhi (Disembark- 1530 hrs)


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 come to an end.

Lunch on board.

Special Note

Highlights

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



Note: -

All ‘Options’ / ‘Optional Tours’ are on chargeable basis and are subject to availability.

Details and pricing will be made available on board during the journey.

About the Train

BOARD THE MAHARAJAS' EXPRESS

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. 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.


MAHARAJAS' 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.


MAHARAJAS' 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.


MAHARAJAS' 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.

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