Maharaja Express


  • February 16, 2015
  • pearl2014
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About The Train

Maharajas Express train is the super luxury tourist train which operates on Pan India.   Maharajas Express rail tours transport you back into an era of elegant traveling reminiscent of the romance of Indian Maharajas. The latest luxury offering in India, Maharajas Express is considered to be the India’s answer to the Orient Express of the West. Flagged off in 2010, Maharajas Express offers 5 pan-Indian itineraries crisscrossing across some of the most fascinating terrains in India and covering some of the most prominent tourist destinations across country.
Maharajas Express could carry a total of 84 passengers in elegantly appointed cabins which include a lavish presidential suite spanning over an entire carriage. There are 2 restaurants, a lounge bar equipped with library and souvenir shop to indulge the guests during their journeys. A royal journey on board Maharajas Express beckons the new breed of connoisseurs of luxury for unforgettable journey like no other to unravel the essence of “Incredible India”.
With the itineraries consisting of tasteful blend of heritage, culture and exclusive insider experiences, a journey on board Maharajas Express is one of the most fulfilling rail journeys in the world. From desert kingdom of Rajasthan to the Western Ghats in Maharashtra and from the holy Ghats of Varanasi to the Classical Khajuraho temples, each of the signature journeys offered by Maharajas Express is a treat to undertake.
When it comes to luxury train traveling, Maharajas Express has set the new benchmarks. Equipped with state of the art amenities such as Wi-Fi internet, individual climate control, restaurant and bars, attached bathrooms and electronic safe in each cabin, the opulence of this train’s interior is previously unheard of.

ITINERARY OF Maharaja Express

Mumbai – Ajanta – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Agra – Delhi 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.

Tour Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 1 : Mumbai
1430 Welcome & Registration at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
1545 Proceed for Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station,Mumbai
1640 The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Ajanta
1930 Dinner on-board

Day 2 : Ajanta
0630 Breakfast on-board
0740 Proceed for excursion to Ajanta Caves
1330 Return to the Maharajas’ Express for lunch on-board
1345 The Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Udaipur
1930 Dinner on-board

Day 3 : Udaipur
0800 Breakfast on-board
1000 Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.
1345 Lunch at Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace
1500 Return to the train for a relaxed afternoon. You may also opt for the optional services such as Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel OR private shopping tour.
2000 Dinner on-board
2200 Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Jodhpur

Day 4 : Jodhpur
0730 Breakfast on-board
0915 Optional tour to Bishnoi village
1230 Lunch on-board.
1430 Proceed to Visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a walking tour of the Clock Tower Market OR you may choose optional activities such as spa at Deluxe Hotel OR visit to Umaid Bhawan palace Museum and Jaswant Thada OR private shopping tour.

1800 Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at Hanwant Mahal.
2015 Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express

Day 5 : Bikaner
0800 Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on-board
1000 Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on-board OR you may also choose optional activities such as visit to Lalgarh Museum OR Deshnok (the Rat Temple).
1300 Lunch on-board
1400 Visit to Junagarh Fort
1600 Proceed for Sundowners at the Sand Dunes.En-route tea break at Gajner Palace
1740 Arrive at the Sand Dunes
2015 Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express
2130 Train leaves for Jaipur.

Day 6 : Jaipur
0800 Breakfast on-board.
0930 Arrive into Jaipur.Proceed for the Amber Fort.
1230 Proceed for Exhibition Elephant Polo Match followed by lunch at City Palace.
1600 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express OR you may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel OR private shopping tour OR golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to City Palace & The Observatory (Jantar Mantar)
2000 Dinner on board
2130 The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)

Day 7 : Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri
0630 Proceed for an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park
0930 Return to the Maharajas’ Express.
1015 Relaxed brunch on-board
1100 The Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri.
1445 Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri
1515 Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri
1800 Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express
2000 Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner on-board.
Day 8 : Agra – Delhi
0700 Arrive into Agra and Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
0930 Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1045 Return to the Maharajas’ Express.
1105 The Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Delhi
1300 Lunch on-board
1530 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!

Note: Itinerary, Destination & Scheduled time are liable to change without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

TARIFF OF Maharaja Express

Maharajas’ Express Deluxe Cabin Twin/Double Junior Suite Twin/Double Suite Double Presidential Suite
The Indian Splendour (8 Days/ 7 Nights) Adult $5,980 $9,460 $13,800 $23,700
Single Supplement $4,510 $8,520 $13,800 $23,700
Child ( 5-12 yrs) $2,990 $4,730 $6,900 $11,900
The Heritage of India (8 Days/7 Nights) Adult $6,840 $9,890 $13,800 $23,700
Single Supplement $5,160 $8,910 $13,800 $23,700
Child ( 5-12 yrs) $3,420 $4,950 $6,900 $11,900
Treasures of India (4 Days/3 Nights) Adult $3,850 $4,950 $7,600 $12,900
Single Supplement $2,910 $4,460 $7,600 $12,900
Child ( 5-12 yrs) $1,930 $2,480 $3,800 $6,500

Tariff for Season 2015-16

Gems of India (4 Days/3 Nights) Adult $3,850 $4,950 $7,600 $12,900
Single Supplement $2,910 $4,460 $7,600 $12,900
Child ( 5-12 yrs) $1,930 $2,480 $3,800 $6,500
The Indian Panorama (8 Days/7 Nights) Adult $5,980 $9,460 $13,800 $23,700
Single Supplement $4,510 $8,520 $13,800 $23,700
Child ( 5-12 yrs) $2,990 $4,730 $6,900 $11,900
  • Service tax will be charged extra as applicable.
  • There will be a 10% surcharge levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas (25th December) and New Year (1st January)
  • The above tariff and itineary is subject to revise without prior notice.
  • Tariff is inclusive of cost of travel and accommodation, catering (morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner), conducted sightseeing tours in deluxe coaches, entrance fee for monuments and palaces and cultural entertainment. Tariff does not include liquor, laundry, video cameras and other items of personal nature.

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