Relish royalty, spirituality and wilderness. 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 Ranthambhore National Park.
|Saturday - Day 1||Delhi||Time|
|Welcome and Check In at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station||20:45hrs|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jaipur||22:00hrs|
|Sunday - Day 2||Jaipur|
|Arrive into Jaipur||09:50hrs|
|Proceed to visit the Amber Fort||10:00hrs|
|Proceed to City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace for lunch. Indulge with the elephants, paint them, feed them and enjoy a joy ride||12:45hrs|
|Return to Maharajas’ Express or you may choose to participate in Optional Activities such as Spa at a hotel or Private Shopping tour or visit the Observatory and City Palace Museum||15:00hrs|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Sawai Madhopur||23:00hrs|
|Monday - Day 3||Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri|
|Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park||06:30hrs|
|Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express||09:30hrs|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri||10:55hrs|
|Arrive into Fatehpur Sikr||14:35hrs|
|Visit the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri||15:45hrs|
|Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express||18:00hrs|
|Tuesday - Day 4||Agra – Gwalior|
|Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the TajMahal||07:30hrs|
|Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema||09:45hrs|
|Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express||11:15hrs|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Gwalior||11:45hrs|
|Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures or you may avail spa facilities at hotel Usha Kiran Palace||14:30hrs|
|Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi-Tea at the Jai Vilas Palace Compound||18:00hrs|
|Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express||20:30hrs|
|Wendesday - Day 5||Khajuraho|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Khajuraho||06:30hrs|
|Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples||14:15hrs|
|Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You have an option to choose Optional Activities – Spa facility at a hotel or Light and Sound Show or Dances of India Show||17:00hrs|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Varanasi||23:10hrs|
|Thursday - Day 6||Varanasi|
|Arrive into Varanasi. Proceed to visit Silk Weaving Center followed by Lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel||12:20hrs|
|Visit Sarnath ruins and museum||15:30hrs|
|Proceed for Boat Ride on the Ganges to witness evening Aarti||16:45hrs|
|Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express||20:00hrs|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Lucknow||23:00hrs|
|Friday - Day 7||Lucknow|
|Proceed to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and Residency||08:45hrs|
|Proceed for an Awadhi Lunch at Vivanta by Taj||12:30hrs|
|Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express||16:00hrs|
|Enjoy an “Indian Evening” on-board||19:00hrs|
|Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Delhi||21:30hrs|
|Saturday - Day 8||Agra-Delhi|
|Disembark and bid farewell to Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end||08:30hr
Day 1 - Saturday, Delhi
Guests get to enjoy a traditional welcome and greet the luxury in a grand style at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. Treat your appetite with a lavish dinner onboard. Guests spend their night on the Maharajas' Express that leaves for the first destination in its Indian Luxury odyssey, Jaipur.
Day 2 - Sunday, Jaipur
Wake up to a delicious onboard Breakfast as you arrive at the Pink City, Jaipur. To take a closer look at the history of Jaipur, guests visit the ancient Amber Fort which is known for its artistic Hindu style elements. Maharajas' Express is a leader in cultural tourism and we ensure that our guests don't miss the cultural essence of our country. After visiting Amber fort guests proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for exclusive Elephant activities where guests may choose to decorate them with bright hues, feed them or take the regal ride. This is followed by lunch.
Afterward, guests return to the palatial comforts of Maharajas' Express or may also choose to participate in the optional activities that we provide in our Indian culture tours. Guests can choose from
Spa facilities at the 5-star hotel
Private shopping tour
visit City Palace Museum and the Observatory
the world's largest stone sun-dial that is colloquially known as Jantar Mantar. Guests can treat themselves to an on-board Dinner. Maharajas' Express then leaves for the second place in its Indian luxury odyssey, Sawai Madhopur to bring you closer to the flora and fauna of India.
Day 3 - Monday, Ranthambhore - Fatehpur Sikri
The world's leading luxury train arrives at Sawai Madhopur and guests proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park. The shimmering greens of Ranthambore are included in all our pan-Indian itineraries.Guests can then return to the stately comforts of Maharajas' Express.After an on board breakfast the Maharajas' express departs for the ancient Mughal capital, Fatehpur Sikri.Guests can have lunch on Board as they arrive in Fatehpur Sikri.Guests can closely explore the deserted city, Fatehpur Sikri where once the Mughal emperor, Akbar ruled.Guests later return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express for an on-board Dinner.The train leaves for another alluring city in Maharajas' Indian culture tours, Agra.
Day 4 - Tuesday, Agra - Gwalior
Guests Arrive in Agra and continue their Indian luxury odyssey with a visit to the monumental symbol of love, the Taj Mahal. Guests can enjoy a princely Champagne Breakfast atop Taj Khema and later return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express. Maharajas' Express then proceeds for Gwalior, a new destination in our mesmerizing Indian culture tours. Guests can enjoy an onboard lunch and then proceed to visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures or they can also choose to avail spa facilities at Usha Kiran Palace Hotel.Over the years we have created a niche for ourselves in Indian culture tourism and afterward, our guests can visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi Tea in the compound of the palace. Guests later return to the palatial comforts of Maharajas' Express. Guests spend their night on board amidst comfort and luxury as the train is stationed overnight at Gwalior. Early morning the train leaves for Khajuraho to visit the magnificent temples of Madhya Pradesh.
Day 5 - Wednesday, Khajuraho
Enjoy delicious onboard breakfast and lunch at our thematic restaurants- Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal. Arrive in Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples (Western Group Of Temples), the beginning of spiritual escapade in our Indian luxury odyssey.
Spa facilities at a 5-star hotel
Sound and Light Show
Dances of India Show
Guests can either return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express or may choose from optional activities
Our unique itineraries have helped us to become the leader of Indian culture tourism. After an onboard dinner, Maharajas'. Express continues its spiritual escapade. Guests spend their night on board at Maharajas' Express that proceeds for Varanasi, one of the oldest continuously inhabited city.
Day 6 - Thursday, Varanasi
Guests please their taste buds with an onboard breakfast. Maharajas' Express arrives in Varanasi and gives its guests the authentic taste of Indian culture tourism. In Varanasi, guests visit the Silk Weaving Center followed by a sumptuous lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel. Afterward, guests visit Sarnath ruins and museum. Even in our Indian luxury odysseys, we ensure that our guests do get to observe the divine side Indian culture, our guests enjoy a boat ride at the holy river Ganges to witness evening prayer. Guests then return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express and have dinner onboard. The Maharajas' Express leaves for the city of royal splendor and relishing delicacies, Lucknow. Guests spend their night comfortable on the opulent Maharajas' Express.
Day 7 - Friday, Lucknow
Guests start their day with an on-board breakfast. Later proceed to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency followed by delicious Awadhi lunch along with the live Kathak Dance performance at Vivanta by taj. We believe catering everything with extravagance in our Indian luxury odyssey. Guests later return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express and enjoy an "Indian Evening" followed by dinner onboard. The Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi, marking the end of its Indian culture tour.
Day 8 - Saturday, Delhi
Guests begin their day with an onboard breakfast. Collect your unforgettable memories and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end!
Price on Request
Contact Today - firstname.lastname@example.org
The city flourished under the patronage of the emperors Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan and attracted artisans from Persia and central Asia. Agra is still famous for handicrafts products....Read More»
Goa was captured and annexed to the Portuguese in 1510 following the urges of trade and demand of spices and also cottons and indigo. As a land with an identity of its own, Goa was brought into focus when...Read More»
Amritsar, literally Pool of Nectar, derives its name from Amrit Sarovar, the holy tank that surrounds the fabulous Golden Temple. First time visitors to Amritsar could be forgiven for the impression that Amritsar is like any other small town in northern India...Read More»
Darjeeling is a town in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is noted for its tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Darjeeling is the headquarters of Darjeeling district which has a partially autonomous status within the state of West Bengal.
The development of the town dates back to the mid-19th century, when the colonial British administration set up a sanatorium and a military depot. Subsequently, extensive tea plantation was done in the region, and tea growers developed hybrids of black tea and created new fermentation techniques. The resultant distinctive Darjeeling tea is internationally recognized and ranks among the most popular of the black teas. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway connects the town with the plains...Read More»
Touch, feel and experience the Mumbai, a bubblegum glamour of Bollywood cinema, shopping malls full of designer labels, promenading families eating Bhelpuri on the beach...Read More»
Wake up early morning for a wildlife safari to the National Park. It is probably the best place in the world to see wild tigers and is the only dry deciduous tiger habitat in the world...Read More»
Varanasi is probably one of the most ancient living cities in the world. From time immemorial it has been a great religious centre for Hindus and one of their most sacred places of pilgrimage being visited by millions of...Read More»
This tour will unveil one of the oldest history of mankind. Located near the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra, the famous Ajanta and Ellora are cave shrines cut out of rock, by hand, and rank amongst some of the most outstanding specimens of ancient Indian architectural heritage...Read More»
The blossoms of spring, the cool weather of summer and the gold and red hues of autumn all provide the peak season to visit Kashmir. Although the best time to visit is during March to October which covers spring, summers,...Read More»
he backwaters are an elaborate chain of lagoons, lakes and rivers spread like a necklace through central Kerala. Cruising provides an excellent opportunity to view the lifestyle of the locals living alongside the waterways...Read More»
Morning you are free to enjoy golfing at the premier Golf course of the city. Afternoon you will be taken for half day city tour of Old Delhi– the 17th-century living city...Read More»
This is a very unique activity where you enjoy an off-road soft adventure by 4X4 through the semi arid desert of Jodhpur to witness distinctive local communities, culture and wildlife...Read More»
Upon arrival at Lucknow – the city of Nawabs, 'The City of Nawabs' is an intriguing blend of old world charm, warm hospitality, courteous people, beautiful architecture and rich heritage...Read More»
The Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that plays host to thousands of birds especially during the summer season. Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the National Park their home. It is also a major tourist centre with scores of ornithologists arriving here in the hibernal season. It was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971. It is also a declared World Heritage Site. Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a man-made and man-managed wetland and one of the national parks of India. The reserve protects Bharatpur from frequent floods, provides grazing grounds for village cattle and earlier was primarily...Read More»
Morning after breakfast at the hotel proceed for full day city tour of Hyderabad visiting Salarjung Museum; along with a collection of art objects by Nawab Salar Jung III, this museum houses magnificent exhibits of European and Indian paintings and statuary...Read More»
Himalayan Queen Train registered in The Guinness Book as the greatest narrow gauge engineering achievement in India. It passes through the breathtaking landscapes of majestic Himalayas, 103 tunnels, 969 bridges, 919 curves and more than 20...Read More»
Haridwar is the place where Holy River Ganges leaves the Himalayan Hill and enters the plains of North India. The centre of Indian culture and Yoga, Haridwar is one of the seven holiest places of Hindus...Read More»
After breakfast you will travel to Chunar a great historical town where your sailing boat will be ready with the sailor. After a safety briefing, board and sail towards Varanasi covering approx 30km distance. Kolkata (also known as Calcutta) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port as well as its sole major riverine port. Kolkata served as the capital of India until 1911, when its perceived geographical disadvantages, combined with growing nationalism in Bengal, led to a shift of the capital to New Delhi....Read More»
Experience staying in a Kerala home stay where one gets an authentic taste of how families live in this fascinating south Indian state. At a short distance from Thekkaday, Pepper County is home stay set......Read More»
Have you ever wondered how the wine in your glass was made and got its taste?? You are just going to explore the origin, making and then tasting of the wine......Read More»
On this tour, visitors will see why Dharavi is the heart of small scale industry in Mumbai. Many people know Dharavi as the 'largest slum in Asia', but there is much more to this historic area of Mumbai than poverty......Read More»
Arrive the oldest spiritual living city in the world, Varanasi. Named after the two tributaries of Ganges that flows through the city named Varuna and Assi rivers, Abode of Lord Shiva and Parvati, the origins of Varanasi......Read More»
SALAAM BAALAK TRUST runs five 24-hour full care shelters for children, one being devoted to girl children. These shelters provide the children security, a sense of home......Read More»
The Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands consisting of about 293 islands is situated in the Bay of Bengal. The topography of the islands is hilly & they abound in evergreen forests. The white sandy beaches have a back drop of luxuriant greenery & in the clear blue waters of the lagoons enclosed by coral reefs......Read More»
Learn authentic Indian Cooking in an Indian family home. Have you wondered why cooking from recipes book does not taste the same......Read More»
Ayurveda is synonymous with Kerala. It is an ancient system of healing which is very popular in this state. Originated in India around 5000 years ago, Ayurveda occupies a prized place in Kerala. The state is blessed with rich flora consisting of rare herbs and natural oils. Rejuvenate your body, mind and soul...Read More»
Grade: Easy Paced
Departs: Every Saturday
07 nights’ accommodation on board
Entrance fee & Monument charges
Wildlife Safari at Ranthambhore
High tea & Boat Ride at Varanasi
All current taxes
Train Departs every Saturday
Note: Tour Itinerary and Destination may change without prior notice.