Overview

Step aboard India’s most luxurious train and enjoy a blend of classic quality and the engineered sophistication of the contemporary age. Journey from Delhi to Jaipur, discovering the spellbinding Taj Mahal, magnificent Amber and Agra Forts, and incredible wildlife in Ranthambore National Park.

4 Days Delhi, Delhi
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

‹ Accommodation in a Cabins with attached bath.
‹ Includes all 3 Meals, Tea, Coffee and Mineral Water Bottles.
‹ Complimentary house wines, spirits and beers.
‹ Sightseeing in A/C Deluxe Coach as per the program.
‹ Entrance Fees to all Places, Parks and Museums as per the program.
‹ English Speaking Guide for Sightseeing.

What is NOT included in the tour

 

  1. International Air tickets, visas & Mandatory Travel insurance.
  2. Optional & Add-On tours unless mentioned otherwise.
  3. Entrance fees not specified above.
  4. Any other meals other than specified above.
  5. Any other sightseeing other than mentioned above.
  6. Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc
  7. Items which are not mentioned under ‘’INCLUSIONS’’ column 

Please note:
‹ Government of India service tax of  3, 6% shall be levied on the tariff.
‹ Commercial Tax USD 15 Per pax
‹ 10 % surcharge will be levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas and New Year.
‹ Children upto 5 years of age are free.
‹ Half Fare for Children between 5 and 12 years of age.

Highlights
What makes this tour special

The Maharaja's journeys are crafted to offer you a glimpse into this rich heritage and culture of India through:


  • Cultural immersions through insider experiences
  • Visits to forts and palaces replete with history
  • Guided tours to World Heritage Sites
  • Excursions into National Parks to witness untamed wildlife
  • Arrangement of folk dances at select destinations performed by local artists
  • Traditional Indian hospitality

Whereas the life off the train is designed to offer cultural interactions, life on board is all about refinement, opulence and elegance. All guest salons are been named after a precious stone or the Navratnas. Each coach incorporates the gemstone after which they are named as its motif.

For optimum comfort and luxury, each guest cabins are equipped with:


  • A spacious wardrobe
  • Individual climate control
  • Luggage hold underneath the bed
  • 24hrs availability of paramedic on Board.
  • Electronic smoke detection systems & free Wi-Fi internet.
  • Live television and CCTV cameras for all public areas
  • Direct International dial telephone facility in each passenger cabin.
  • Attached washroom in all categories of room
  • Air Ambulance service in case of emergencies

Suites and Presidential Suites are also equipped with:


  • Mini Bar
  • Bathrooms with wash basin, WC, shower cubicle, a full bath tub with running hot and cold water
  • Spacious sitting area

The Facilities that distinct the Maharajas Train with others:


  • Live television and CCTV cameras for all public areas
  • Most Spacious Passenger Cabins (Presidential Suite - 43.1 Sq. mt)
  • 24hrs availability of paramedic on Board
  • Air Ambulance service in case of emergencies
  • On Board water filtration plant.

Gourmet dining on board the maharaja train is arranged in 2 dining cars which are named Rang Mahal (Color Palace) and Mayur Mahal (Peacock Palace). The plates are fine Limoges, edged with gold, the glasses Swarovski hand-cut crystal and the cutlery monogrammed with the letter M. Variety of cuisine served on board include:


  • Lactose Free Meals
  • Kosher Meal
  • Ovo Lacto Veg Meal
  • Gluten Free Meal
  • Jain Meal
  • Non Vegetarian Meal
  • Vegan Meal
  • Vegetarian Meal

Guests could engage in recreational activities inside the Rajah Club - Lounge Car. Rajah Club has a well stocked library with general books and pictorial guidebooks offering glimpses of Indian Maharajas who used rule their kingdom before India became democracy. Board games and card games could also be enjoyed in Rajah Club over sip of your favorite wine. At one end stands the bar and at the other stands a souvenir shop named Treasure Chest from where you could buy mementos of this royal train journey.

Come live a Maharaja life now on board most luxurious train in the world. Embark on a saga of adventure, elegance and romance on board Maharajas' Express, which definitely is one of the finest travel experiences in the world, a journey like no other.

Itinerary

Embarkation & Disembarkation (Gems Of India)

Check-in Venue & Timing - Safdarjung Station, Delhi / 2000 hrs

Departure Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Station / 2200 hrs

Arrival Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Station / 0800 hrs

Guests boarding the Maharaja Express have to report at least an hour before the train's departure at a pre-assigned venue in Delhi for the pre-boarding facilities. All final details related to the meeting point will be emailed or handed over along with the journey's travel vouchers and documents, around 14 days before the departure date.

Notes

All Foreign Nationals are required to obtain Tourist VISA to visit India. For details please: (CLICK HERE)

Day 1 Delhi to Agra (Board the Maharajas' Express

Maharajas Express

Arrive at the Safdarjung Railway Station to begin your Gems of India tour aboard Maharajas' Express train.

Soon after a traditional Indian welcome, you will complete your boarding formalities and ushered to your cabins

Enjoy your feast while the train chug its way towards Agra

Day Highlights:

  • Welcome Ceremony at Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi

Day 2 Agra (sightseeing)

Agra Fort

Early morning on the 2nd day, disembark the train and visit Taj Mahal, the tour de force of Agra and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A delectable brunch accompanied by Champanage atop Taj Khema overlooking the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal will mark the high point of the day.

Later, return to the train for lunch.

Post lunch, disembark the train and proceed on your sightseeing tour to Agra Fort.

Following the Agra Fort exploration, you can either opt for a shopping tour or local sightseeing tour to Itmad-ud-Daulah tomb and Fatehpur Sikri or enjoy a spa session at a palace hotel.

Late, return to the train for dinner and overnight stay. The train will head towards its next destination, Ranthambore.

Day Highlights:

  • Visit to Taj Mahal
  • Brunch with Champanage at Taj Khema
  • Sightseeing tour to Agra Fort
  • Optional shopping tour or sightseeing tours to Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri
  • Spa Session at Palace hotel (Non-Mandatory)

Day 3 Ranthambore- Jaipur

Ranthambore National

After breakfast, enjoy a thrilling game safari in Ranthambore National Park in the morning.

Return to the train for lunch and depart for Jaipur.

On reaching Jaipur, disembark the train for sightseeing tour in Jaipur.

Visit the Royal Observatory (Jantar Mantar). Optionally, you may also choose activities such as Spa facilities at a Palace hotel, visit to Amer Fort, private shopping tour or a golf session at Rambagh Golf club.

Proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for an exclusive Elephant Activity where guests may choose to indulge to paint them, feed them or take a joy ride followed by dinner.

Enjoy a royal feast scheduled at an exclusive venue post Exhibition Polo Match.

Return to the train for overnight stay

Day Highlights:

  • Game Safari to Ranthambore National Park
  • Visit Amber fort, Jaipur
  • Exhibition Elephant Polo Match, Jaipur
  • Optional shopping tour/local sightseeing to the City Palace complex and Jantar Mantar
  • Play golf game/spa session (Non-Mandatory)

Day 4 Delhi

Bid farewell to the majestic Gems of India tour aboard Maharajas' Express on the 4th day of your luxury train tour

 

Pickup point
Directions.
Delhi, India View on Map