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Maharaja Express Route : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
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Mahraja Express

Royal Train Maharaja Express Covers Delhi-Agra-Jaipur Attractions.
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Maharaja Express is one of the best luxurious trains in the world and the most expensive train in India. This train was launched and is run by IRCTC in March 2010. It covers the 5 major tour circuit of India with different places across North-West, Central India and Rajasthan too. Train starts its journey in every October and continues till April.

The royal train “Maharaja Express” was also voted as the world’s leading luxury train at the World Travel Award 2012. In the year2011, it was under the list of top 25 trains in the world. It is an international award winning train for its hospitality services, cuisine, cleanliness and itineraries etc.
This train is always praised for its onboard services and off-train excursion programs too. Maharaja Express is the only train in India, which offers the presidential suite for its guests and also promises them to feel like the ‘King’ or ‘Queen’

Saloons

The train has 23 carriages, which includes dining coach, bar & lounge, accommodation coaches, generator & store cars etc.
Train can accommodate maximum 88 guests in its luxurious 14 carriages. Passenger carriage are configured into several categories like deluxe cars, junior suite cars, suite cars, presidential suite car, bar car, lounge car, restaurant cars, kitchen car, staff coach, executive manager & tour manager coach.

All the passenger cabins are accommodated with LCD TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi internet, climate control, electronic safe, attached bath & wash area etc.

The coaches of train are named after several precious and semi-precious stones like moti, heera, neelam, feroza, moonga, pukhraj, hakik, manic, panna, comed, katela, beruz and pitoniya.


The luxurious train Maharaja Express offers 5 itineraries as follow :

Heritage of India – 7night/8 days

  • Day 1 Mumbai – Ajanta : Welcome and registration of guests at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai.
    Afternoon departure to Mumbai CST Railway Station and start the journey heading towards Ajanta. Dinner on board

  • Day 2 Ajanta : After breakfast on board, proceed for the excursion to Ajanta caves. Lunch in the train and the train leaves for Udaipur. Dinner on Board

  • Day 3 Udaipur : Breakfast in the train. Upon arrival in Udaipur, proceed for sightseeing of the city palace and crystal gallery.
    Lunch will be organized at the Satkar hall at Fateh Prakash Palace.
    Afternoon return to the train for relaxation. One can take spa in a 5 star hotel too or see the sound & light show at the city palace or visit car museum & boat ride in lake pichola. Return to the train & dinner on board.

  • Day 4 Jodhpur : After breakfast, an optional tour to Bishnoi village or one can enjoy spa at the hotel.
    Lunch on board. Afternoon visit to Mehrangarh Fort followed by a walking tour in the clock tower market. Evening cocktail & dinner at Hanwant Mahal and then return to the train.

  • Day 5 Bikaner : Breakfast on board.
    Bikaner will include the sightseeing of Lal Garh Palace or Deshnok. Lunch on board. Visit the Gajner Palace and proceed for cocktail & barbeque at the dunes and then return to the train

  • Day 6 Jaipur : Breakfast on board. Upon arrival, see the exhibition polo match with champagne and lunch at the city palace. Afternoon visit the Amber Fort. Evening return to the train and dinner on board

  • Day 7 Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri : Early morning game drive at the Ranthambore National Park. Breakfast in Vivanta By Taj at Sawai Madhopur.
    Return to the train and depart for fatehpur sikri. Lunch on board. Upon arrival visit the Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. Return to the train and dinner on board

  • Day 8Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Delhi : Agra city is famous for the Taj Mahal “The only true symbol of love” on the earth, which was made by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is the most visited and photographed monument in the world. Apart from the legendry Taj Mahal, city also offers the sightseeing of Agra Fort, Jama Masjid and Mughal gardens.

Treasure of India – 3night/4 days

  • Day 1 Delhi – Agra : Morning welcome & check into the train and depart for Agra - the city of Taj Mahal.
    Brunch on board.
    Upon arrival, visit the Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula. Evening hi-tea with champagne at the Taj Khema. Return to the train and dinner on board.

  • Day 2 Agra – Sawai Madhopur : Early morning visit the Taj Mahal and return to the train to depart for sawai madhopur.
    Breakfast and lunch on board.
    Upon arrival, go for the game drive at Ranthamnbore.
    Hi Tea at Vivanta By Taj in Sawai Madhopur. Return to the Maharajas' Express and leaves for Jaipur. Dinner on board.

  • Day 3 Jaipur : Breakfast on board then visit the Amber Fort.Return to the Maharajas' Express for lunch.Post lunch visit to the City Palace & Jantar Mantar. Proceed for Elephant Polo Match followed by Champagne Dinner at City Palace. Return to the train and leaves for Delhi

  • Day 4 Delhi : Breakfast on board and the tour ends here

Gems of India – 3night/4 days

  • Day 1 Delhi – Agra : Welcome & Check in at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station to board the train.
    Dinner on board. The Maharajas' Express leaves for Agra.

  • Day 2 Agra : Arrive into Agra and visit the Taj Mahal.Champagne with breakfast at the Taj Khema.Return to the OR Visit to Itmad-ud-daula.Lunch on board.Visit the Agra Fort.Return to the Maharajas' Express. Dinner on board and the train leaves for Sawai Madhopur.

  • Day 3 Ranthambore – Jaipur : Proceed for a game drive at Ranthambore National Park. Breakfast at Vivanta By Taj in Sawai Madhopur. Return the Maharajas' Express. The Maharajas' Express departs for Jaipur. Lunch on board. Arrive at Jaipur. Visit the Amber Fort, City Palace & Jantar Mantar. Elephant Polo Match followed by Champagne Dinner.
    Return to the train and depart for Delhi.

  • Day 4 Delhi : Breakfast on board and tour ends in Delhi.

Gems of India – 3night/4 days

  • Day 1 Delhi – Agra : Welcome & Check in at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station to board the train.
    Dinner on board. The Maharajas' Express leaves for Agra.

  • Day 2 Agra : Arrive into Agra and visit the Taj Mahal.Champagne with breakfast at the Taj Khema.Return to the OR Visit to Itmad-ud-daula.Lunch on board.Visit the Agra Fort.Return to the Maharajas' Express. Dinner on board and the train leaves for Sawai Madhopur.

  • Day 3 Ranthambore – Jaipur : Proceed for a game drive at Ranthambore National Park. Breakfast at Vivanta By Taj in Sawai Madhopur. Return the Maharajas' Express. The Maharajas' Express departs for Jaipur. Lunch on board. Arrive at Jaipur. Visit the Amber Fort, City Palace & Jantar Mantar. Elephant Polo Match followed by Champagne Dinner.
    Return to the train and depart for Delhi.

  • Day 4 Delhi : Breakfast on board and tour ends in Delhi.

Indian Panorama – 7 night / 8 days

  • Day 1 Delhi – Jaipur : Welcome & Check in at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station to board the train.
    Dinner on board.The Maharajas' Express leaves for Jaipur.

  • Day 2 Jaipur : Breakfast on board.
    Upon arrival in Jaipur visit the Amber Fort then proceed from Amber fort for Elephant Polo Match followed by the executive lunch at City Palace.
    Return to the train OR Private shopping tour OR Visit to City Palace & Jantar Mantar. Dinner on board and leave for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore).

  • Day 3 Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri :Proceed for a game drive at Ranthambore National Park followed by breakfast at Vivanta By Taj in Sawai Madhopur.Return to the Maharajas' Express and depart for Fatehpur Sikri.Lunch on board.

    Upon arrival, Visit Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri.Return to the train and dinner on board.

  • Day 4 Agra – Gwalior : Upon arrival at Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal followed by Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema.Return to the train and proceed for Gwalior.Onboard lunch.De-board at Gwalior and visit the Gwalior Fort,Saas Bahu Temple and the Jain Cave sculptures and Evening visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum With the Hi-Tea there. Return to the train and dinner on board.

  • Day 5 Orchha - Khajuraho : Breakfast on board and then proceed to visit Orchha Fort Complex. Return to the train and depart for Khajuraho. Lunch on board. Upon arrival Visit Khajuraho Temples. Return to the train and Dinner on board.The train leaves for Varanasi.

  • Day 6 Varanasi : Breakfast on board.Upon arrival at Varanasi, visit Sarnath ruins and museum. Return to the train for on board Lunch and then Visit the Silk Weaving Centre. Eveing Tea-Coffee break with cookies.Go for a Boat ride at River Ganges to witness the Evening Aarti. Return to the train and leave for Lucknow.
    Dinner on board.

  • Day 7 Lucknow : Breakfast on board. Head towards Lucknow to visit The Residency, Rumi Darwaza & the Bara Imambara.
    Return to the train for Lunch on board. Enjoy an "Indian Evening" with Dinner at the palace of Raja of Jehangirabad.
    Return to the train and depart for Delhi.

  • Day 8 Delhi : Breakfast on board. The tour ends here.
Heritage of India (per person per journey)

8 Days and 7 Nights Deluxe Cabins Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Adult USD 6,840.00 USD 9,890.00 USD 13,800.00 USD 23,700.00
Single Supplement USD 5,160.00 USD 8,910.00 USD 13,800.00 USD 23,700.00
Child (sharing cabins
withparents 5-12 years)
USD 3,420.00 USD 4,950.00 USD 6,900.00 USD 11,900.00

Treasures of India (per person per journey)

4 Days and 3 Nights Deluxe Cabins Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Adult USD 3,850.00 USD 4,950.00 USD 7,600.00 USD 12,900.00
Single Supplement USD 2,910.00 USD 4,460.00 USD 7,600.00 USD 12,900.00
Child (sharing cabins
withparents 5-12 years)
USD 1,930.00 USD 2,480.00 USD 3,800.00 USD 6,500.00

Gems of India (per person per journey)

4 Days and 3 Nights Deluxe Cabins Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Adult USD 3,850.00 USD 4,950.00 USD 7,600.00 USD 12,900.00
Single Supplement USD 2,910.00 USD 4,460.00 USD 7,600.00 USD 12,900.00
Child (sharing cabins
withparents 5-12 years)
USD 1,930.00 USD 2,480.00 USD 3,800.00 USD 6,500.00

Indian Panorama (per person per journey)

8 Days and 7 Nights Deluxe Cabins Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Adult USD 5,980.00 USD 9,460.00 USD 13,800.00 USD 23,700.00
Single Supplement USD 4,510.00 USD 8,520.00 USD 13,800.00 USD 23,700.00
Child (sharing cabins
withparents 5-12 years)
USD 2,990.00 USD 4,730.00 USD 6,900.00 USD 11,900.00

Indian Splendor (per person per journey)

8 Days and 7 Nights Deluxe Cabins Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Adult USD 5,980.00 USD 9,460.00 USD 13,800.00 USD 23,700.00
Single Supplement USD 4,510.00 USD 8,520.00 USD 13,800.00 USD 23,700.00
Child (sharing cabins
withparents 5-12 years)
USD 2,990.00 USD 4,730.00 USD 6,900.00 USD 11,900.00


Terms & Condition :
  • Children below the age of 5 can avail 10% of the tariff.

  • Reduce the fair to half for the children between 5-12 years.

  • Travel, cuisine, sideseeing, monument enterance, enterance of parks, palaces and cultural programs, a camel ride in Jaisalmer, boat ride in Udaipur, Bharatpur rikshaw ride. / 3.09% Govt Service Tax

  • Drinks, tips, laundry, phone calls, video camera fee, business car facility are not included in the train tariff

  • 50% cost of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking & remaining 50% of ticket value 35 days prior to departure.

  • Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to IJ DREAM VACATION PVT LTD. On cancellation, refund will be made. Certain amount of the ticket value will be deducted as follows. 

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Luxurious Facilities on Board Palace on Wheels :

As Maharaja Express is one of the best trains in the world, it provides world-class hospitality and services to its guests in the term of accommodation, cuisine, spa & wellness etc.

It makes sure its client journey to be the most comfortable and life-long memorable

Accomodation

It provides 5 star hotels like accommodation in its 14 passenger carriages, which are named after the various precious & semi-precious stones.

One doesn’t feel that he/she is traveling in a train, its better; yes 100 times better than traveling in this train than the aircraft too.

Restaurants

There are 2 restaurants in the train ‘Mayur Mahal’ & ‘Rang Mahal’. Both are the multi-cuisine restaurants, which serve the various mouth watering delicacies and savors.

Each can accommodate 42 guests, so that all the passengers can dine together at the same time.

Lounge & Bar

The lounge & bar car in Maharaja Express is named as “The Rajah Club and Safari Bar”. It serves the world class collection of malts and whiskeys, cognac, vintage wines, vodkas, tequilas and fire shots etc.

Bar game tables and snuggling arm chairs creates the perfect ambiance for its guests.

Other Services      

Other services of Maharaja Express includes butler services, off-board excursions, telephone calls, laundry services, dr. on call, disabled passengers service, helping crew, money exchange counter, heritage welcome etc.

Heritage of India – 7night/8 days

  • Mumbai – The gateway of India
  • Ajanta – A sight of beautiful caves
  • Udaipur – City of lakes
  • Jodhpur – The blue city
  • Bikaner – Favorite for sweets & snacks
  • Jaipur – Paris of Rajasthan
  • Ranthanbore – Sole tiger home
  • Agra – It owns the Taj Mahal
  • Delhi – The heart city of India

Treasure of India – 3night/4 days

  • Delhi – The heart city of India
  • Agra – It owns the Taj Mahal
  • Ranthambore – Sole tiger home
  • Jaipur – Paris of Rajasthan
  • Delhi - The heart city of India

Gems of India – 3night/4 days

  • Delhi - The heart city of India
  • Agra – It owns the Taj Mahal
  • Ranthambore – Sole tiger home
  • Jaipur – Paris of Rajasthan
  • Delhi - The heart city of India

Indian Panorama – 7night/8 days

  • Delhi - The heart city of India
  • Jaipur – Paris of Rajasthan
  • Ranthambore – Sole tiger home
  • Fatehpur Sikri – Akbar’s red walled city
  • Agra – It owns the Taj Mahal
  • Gwalior –
  • Orchha –
  • Khajuraho – Only erotic temples in the world
  • Varanasi – City of the Holy River Ganges
  • Lucknow – Nawabo ka Seher (city of royal people)
  • Delhi – The heart city of India

Indian Splendor – 7night/8 days

  • Delhi - The heart city of India
  • Agra – It owns the Taj Mahal
  • Ranthambore – Sole tiger home
  • Jaipur – Paris of Rajasthan
  • Bikaner – Favorite for sweets & snacks
  • Jodhpur – The blue city
  • Udaipur – City of lakes

 




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