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The Maharaja Express - The Indian Panorama

The Maharaja Express - The Indian Panorama


The Maharaja Express - The Indian Panorama

7Nights/8Days

Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Lucknow - Delhi


The Maharaja Express - The Indian Panorama programme offers the perfect highlights of Incredible India commencing in Delhi covering royal city of Jaipur, tiger sighting in Ranthambore National Park, Taj Mahal in Agra, forts, cenotaphs and temples in Gwalior, Orcha and Khajuraho - also famous for their exotic sculptured Kama Sutra temples; to the ancient and holy Hindu city of Benares, also called Varanasi and then to culturally rich city of Lucknow.

Day 1 Delhi

2045 Welcome & Check-in formalities at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station
2130 Dinner on board
2230 The Maharajas Express leaves for Jaipur

Day 2 Jaipur

0800 Breakfast on board
0950 Arrive into Jaipur
1000 Visit the Jaigarh Fort
1230 Proceed for Elephant Polo Match followed by lunch at the City Palace. Post lunch visit the Sawai Mansingh II Museum within the City Palace Complex.
1600 Return to the Maharajas Express to relax OR you may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a deluxe hotel OR Private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Birla Temple.
2000 Dinner on board
2130 The Maharajas Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional activities.

Day 3 Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri

0630 Proceed for an exciting game grive at Ranthambore National Park
0930 Return to the comfort of Maharajas Express
1015 Relaxed brunch onboard as the train proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri.
1430 Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri
1515 Visit to the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri
1800 Return to the comfort of the Maharajas Express
2000 Dinner on board

Day 4 Agra - Gwalior

0700 Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit Taj Mahal
0945 Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1045 Return to the Maharajas Express
En-route you have an opportunity to witness Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work*.
1200 The Maharajas Express proceeds for Gwalior
1230 Onboard lunch
1415 Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures.
OR You may choose to avail Spa facilities at Hotel Taj Usha Kiran Palace
1800 Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum with Hi-tea
2000 Return to the comfort of Maharajas Express.
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional services.

Day 5 Orchha - Khajuraho

0630 Breakfast on board.
0730 Deboard at Jhansi to visit Orchha Fort Complex.
1000 Return to the comfort of Maharajas Express as the train continues to Khajuraho
1200 Lunch on board
1530 Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples.
1800 Proceed for Kandariya Shilgram to enjoy Dances of India Show OR You may avail spa facility at a hotel.
2015 Return to the comfort of Maharajas Express. Onboard Dinner.
2045 Maharajas Express proceeds for Varanasi

Day 6 Varanasi

0730 Arrive into Varanasi
0800 Breakfast on board
0930 Visit Sarnath ruins and museum
1130 Visit Silk weaving centre
1230 Proceed for lunch at the Taj Gateway Hotel
1430 Proceed for a walking tour of old city
1630 Proceed for boat ride at river Ganges to witness evening 'Aarti'
2000 Return to the Maharajas Express. Dinner on board.
2300 The Maharajas Express leaves for Lucknow

Day 7 Lucknow

0700 Breakfast on board.
0800 Arrive at Utretia Station.
0815 Proceed towards Lucknow to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency.
1300 Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express for lunch. En-route visit a local store for 'Chikankari', the famous embroidery form originated in Lucknow *.
1715 Proceed for an Indian evening with dinner at the residence of Raja of Jehangirabad.
2100 Return to the comfort of Maharajas Express.
2115 The Maharajas Express leaves for Delhi.

Day 8 Delhi

0715 Breakfast on board
0830 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas Express as your journey comes to an end !
Notes:
- Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details,prices and bookings of optional activities.
Guests who wish to indulge in these shopping experiences,may stay back and join the main group later.
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.

Bon Voyage !


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