Journey Name: The Heritage of India  |  Journey Duration: Upto 7 days
 
Overview:
From the bustling city of Mumbai to the tranquility at Bikaner, this journey covers it all. Welcome aboard the Maharaja Express which offers insight into the vibrant and diverse world of India. Visit majestic forts, enjoy sunset on the sand dunes at Bikaner, explore the ultimate sybmol of true love-the Taj Mahal and meet the glorious tigers at Ranthambore in sheer luxury on one of the epic train of India- the Maharaja Express, With so much to see and explore this journey across the heart of India offers insights into the rich culture and heritage of this wonderland called India.
 
Train Departure Schedule :
2020
October - December
2021
January - March
April - June
 
 
Journey Dates :

  
Month & Year Dates
Oct-20 25
Nov-20 22
Dec-20 20
Jan-21 17
Feb-21 14
Mar-21 14
Apr-21 11
 
Places Covered:
Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra, Delhi
 
Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1 – MUMBAI

Welcome and Registration at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Proceed for Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai. Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Udaipur. Lunch & Dinner will be served onboard.

Day 2 – UDAIPUR

Breakfast onboard. Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for Boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.Return to comforts of Maharajas’ Express for onboard lunch .Post Lunch you may avail optional activities-Spa at a hotel or Local City Tour. Proceed for an Exclusive Dinner at Satkar Hall of Fatehprakash Palace. Return to comforts of Maharajas’ Express & leave for Jodhpur.

Day 3 –JODHPUR

Breakfast onboard.Optional Tour to Bishnoi Village (De-board at Rohat Railway Station). Lunch onboard. Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Old Clock Tower market and enjoy a joy ride on Tuk Tuks. Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at an exclusive venue. Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express to proceed for Bikaner.

Day 4 – BIKANER

Enjoy countryside while having breakfast onboard.Arrive into Bikaner. Relax onboard or you may choose an optional Local City Tour. Lunch on board. Visit to Junagarh Fort followed by sundowners at Sand Dunes. Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed by cocktails, bar-be-que and folk dances. Return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express to Jaipur.

Day 5 - JAIPUR

Breakfast onboard. Arrive into Jaipur. Proceed for a visit to Amber Fort. After sightseeing proceed to Rambagh Palace hotel for lunch. Later return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express.

You may choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel, Visit to City Palace Museum and Observatory or Local City Tour

Dinner onboard.The Maharajas' Express proceeds to Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)

Day 6 – RANTHAMBORE - FATEHPUR SIKRI

Proceed for an early morning exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park. Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express for Breakfast onboard. Maharajas' Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri. Lunch  will be served onboard. Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri.Later return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express and enjoy an "Indian Evening” followed by dinner onboard

Day 7 – AGRA - DELHI

Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit Taj Mahal and enjoy champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema. Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express to proceed to Delhi. Lunch onboard.Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end


 
Price:

 

Occupancy Type October 2020 to April 2021
Total for 6 nights per person (US$)
Single supplement Twin/Double
Deluxe Cabin 4840 6340
Junior Suite Twin /DBL 9890 8930
Dbl Suite 13800 13800
Presidential Suite 23700 23700


All costs are in US Dollars.

The above cost does not include Govt. Service Tax and is charged extra.

Prices are subject to change in case of any amendment in the routing or any other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.

USD 500 per person extra surcharge during Christmas and New Year departures.

CHILD POLICY :

  • Children below 5 years shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.

  • Single child (5-12 years) - 50% of the adult fare, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.
  • Two children travelling with parents will be accommodated in a separate cabin, where first child pays 50% of the adult fare and the second child will have to pay the adult cost.


 
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation in Single/ Double / twin bedded cabins with attached bathrooms
  • All meals, soft beverages
  • House brands of Indian wines, beer and spirit.
  • Butler Service.
  • Guided off train excursions inclusive of entrance fees and services of a guide
  • Still camera fee
  • 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)
  • Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Video, film and professional still camera fees.
  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Pre and post tour arrangements.
  • Any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as part of the journeys
 
Notes – Remarks:

 
Terms and Conditions:
  • All applicable taxes will be charged extra

  • Children below 5 years shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.

  • Single child (5-12 years) - 50% of the adult fare, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.
  • Two children travelling with parents will be accommodated in a separate cabin, where first child pays 50% of the adult fare and the second child will have to pay the adult cost.

  • Please note that we do not have the facility for interconnecting cabins except in the Presidential Suite car.

  • There will be a surcharge levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas and New Year.

BOOKING:

25% of ticket 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
  • Supper at the Laximi Vilas Palace, Vadodara
  • Watch the sunrise over the amazing Taj Mahal
  • BBQ Dinner at the Meherangarh Fort, Jodhpur 
  • Special "Sundowner" party in the sand dunes, with traditional dinner and entertainment