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The Maharaja Express - Heritage of India

The Maharaja Express - Heritage of India


The Maharaja Express - Heritage of India

7Nights/8Days

Mumbai - Ajanta caves - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park - Agra - Delhi


The Maharaja Express, Heritage of India itinerary covering 7 nights and 8 days onboard the luxurious "The Maharaja Express". The Maharaja Express is a Winner of the World Travel Award in 2012 and 2013 for the category "Worlds Leading Luxury Train"

Day 1 Mumbai

1430 Welcome & Register at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai.
1545 Depart for Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station.
1640 The Maharajas Express leaves for Ajanta Caves near Aurangabad.
1930 Dinner on Board

Day 2 Ajanta Caves

0630 Breakfast on board
0740 Proceed for excursion to the Ajanta Caves
1330 Return to the Maharajas Express for Lunch on board
1345 The Maharajas Express leaves for Udaipur
1930 Dinner on Board

Day 3 Udaipur

0800 Breakfast on board
1000 Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for a 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. Enroute visit a Center for Miniature Painting, a famous art form of Udaipur* or you may also opt for optional activities like Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel.
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.
1830 Return to the Maharajas Express
2000 Dinner on board
2130 The Maharajas Express leaves for Jodhpur

Day 4 Jodhpur

0730 Breakfast on board
0915 Optional tour to Bishnoi village
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.
1100 Arrive into Jodhpur. Proceed to visit the Clock Tower Market where you also have an opportunity to visit a local handicraft store*.Guests who have taken Optional activities shall join the main group at the Clock Tower Market.
1315Return to the comfort of the Maharajas Express for lunch on board
1515 Visit to the Mehrangarh Fort OR You may also choose to enjoy spa facilities at a 5 star hotel.
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.
1715 Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at Hanwant Mahal
2015 Return to the comfort of the Maharajas Express
2030 The Maharajas Express leaves for Bikaner

Day 5 Bikaner

0800 Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on board
1000 Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on board OR You may also choose optional visit to the Lalgarh Palace Museum OR Mata Karni Temple in Deshnok (also famous as 'the Rat Temple).
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.
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
2300 Train leaves for Jaipur

Day 6 Jaipur

0800 Breakfast on board
1130 Arrive into Jaipur
1130 Proceed for Exhibition Elephant Polo Match followed by lunch at City Palace.
1500 Visit the Amber Fort 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)
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.
While returning from Amber Fort you have an opportunity to visit a local center for polishing and cutting of precious and semi precious stones*.
1900 Return to the comfort of Maharajas Express
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 departs for Fatehpur Sikri.
1445 Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri
1515 Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri
1800 Return to the Maharajas Express
2000 Enjoy an Indian Evening followed by dinner on board.

Day 8 Agra

0700 Arrive into Agra and Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
0930 Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1045 Return to the Maharajas Express.
1100 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 arriving in Delhi.
Tariff: Indicative published prices in United States Dollar (US$). Please contact us for handsome discounts & deals available for various departure dates.
1. Prices are subject to change incase of any change or amendment in the routing.
2. Service tax will be charged extra as applicable.
3. Itineraries, destinations, venues and schedules departure are subject to change without prior notice.
4. All the above prices are on per person per journey on twin sharing basis.
5. Supplement will apply for Signature Journey, special occasions such as a New Year, Christmas etc. Note:
1. All 'Options' / 'Optional Tours' are on chargeable basis and are subject to availability. Details and pricing will be made available on board during the journey.
2. Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details,prices and bookings of optional activities.
3. Guests who wish to indulge in these shopping experiences, may stay back and join the main group later.
4. The Maharaja Express is a product owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC). Travel Pals India Private Limited is only acting as a sales agent for IRCTC.
Departure dates: Once a month between October to April

Bon Voyage !


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