Journey Name: Gems of India  |  Journey Duration: Upto 5 days
 
Overview:
The Gems of India is yet another journey across the Golden triangle of India. This itinerary takes you to three amazing destinations in India- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World, known as the symbol of love- the Taj Mahal, then gear up for some adventure as you set out in search of the elusive tiger at Ranthambore.  To make this journey truly memorable you will live like royalty onboard the train with elegant décor, modern amenities and sheer luxury as you explore India. This luxury train recreates the bygone era of the Kings.
 
Train Departure Schedule :
2016
October - December
2017
January - March
 
 
Journey Dates :
  

 

Month & Year

Dates

November 2016

2, 30

December 2016

28

January 2017

25

February 2017

22

March 2017

22

 

 

 

 
Places Covered:
Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi
 
Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 01: Delhi

Today, you assemble at the Safdarjung railway station to board this luxurious journey aboard the Maharajas Express. While you complete the registration formalities enjoy a traditional Indian welcome. Get yourselves comfortable in your cabins as the train heads towards Agra. Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train.

Day 02: Agra

Today early morning head out to visit the mesmerizing Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site. After spending a calm morning at the Taj Mahal enjoy a delicious brunch followed by Champange atop the Taj Khema as you soak in the beauty of the Taj Mahal. Later return to train for lunch. Post lunch, disembark to visit the Agra fort. Then you can either opt for an optional tour to Itmad-ul- Daulah tomb and Fatehpur Sikri or visit the local markets. You can also opt for a relaxing spa session at a palace hotel.

Day 03: Ranthambore-Jaipur

Today after breakfast, head out to see the majestic tigers in their natural habitat at the Ranthambore National Park. Then return to the train to relax and enjoy some lunch as the train leaves for Jaipur. After reaching Jaipur disembark for a city tour. Visit Jantar Mantar or you may also opt for spa facilities at a palace hotel. You may also opt for a shopping tour or visit the Amer fort. You can also indulge yourself in a golf session at the Rambagh Golf club. Then proceed to the city Palace/ Jai Mahal Palace for an amazing Elephant activity where you may choose to paint them, feed them or take a joy ride. Then relax and enjoy a royal feast as you enjoy a traditional dance performance. Then return to the train for an overnight stay.   

Day 04: Delhi

Today as you enjoy your breakfast the train reached Delhi. Disembark from the train as this royal journey comes to an end.

 

 
Price:

Occupancy Type

 November 2016  to April 2017 

Total for 3 nights per person (US$)

Single supplement

Twin/Double

Child (5-12 years)

Deluxe Cabins

2910
3850
1930

Junior Suites

4460 4950
2480

Suite

7600
7600
3800

Presidential Suite

12900

12900
6500

  • All costs are in US Dollars.
  • The above cost is a per person per Journey Cost.
  • The above prices are valid only till last departure of 2011.
  • The above cost does not include 3.625% Govt. Service Tax and is charged extra.
  • Prices are subject to change in case of any amendment in the routing or any other hikessuch as fuel, taxes etc.
  • USD 500 per person extra surcharge during Christmas and New Year departures.




 
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabins with en suite bathrooms.
  • All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits.
  • Butler service.
  • Guided off train excursions as illustrated in the journeys inclusive of entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide.
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water on board.
  • Porterage at stations.
 
Exclusions:
  • Telephone calls, laundry, alcoholic beverages (apart from the house brands of wines, spirits, beer served in the restaurants and bar).
  • Video, film and professional still camera fees.
  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Pre and post tour accommodation and any tour extensions are not included unless specifically mentioned as part of the journeys.
 
Notes – Remarks:

 
Terms and Conditions:

Payments

  • 25% of ticket value including taxes 90 days prior to departure.
  • 75% of ticket value including taxes 60 days prior to departure.

Cancellation

  • 25% of ticket value until 60 days prior to departure.
  • 50% of ticket value between 59 to 45 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of ticket value between 44 to 0 days prior to departure.
 
Route Map
 
  • Temperature controlled cabins with state of the art facilities
  • Luxurious food and service on board the train
  • Champagne Evening overlooking Taj Mahal
  • An exciting Game drive at Ranthambore
  • Elephant Polo match at Jaipur
 
 
 
Choose one of the below offers for 5 Oct, 2 & 30 Nov and 28 Dec 2016 departures - 1. PAY FOR ONE AND YOUR COMPANION PAYS 50% ONLY - On Above departures first adult pays full cost, the second adult sharing the same cabin will get 50% discount on the adult cost. Offer valid till the date of departure and is subject to availability of cabins. OR 2. EARLY BIRD OFFER - Book a Deluxe Room & get a chance to upgrade your room from Deluxe Cabin to Junior Suite by paying only 50% of the difference in Tariff between Junior Suite and Deluxe Cabin. Offer valid till 30th Aug 2016 and is subject to availability.