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Why Maharajas' Express among top rated Luxury Train Globally

The majestic Maharajas' Express is rated among top luxury train globally, for its unique and intriguing creation of lifestyle by train. The hospitality, luxury, and comfort offered by train are among five-star hotels. Travelers provided with whole comfort and facilities can witness the cultural diversity of India. In a conducted survey by New World Health, the Maharajas' Express gained fourth spot and the reference of Super Rich.

Features of the Maharajas' Express:

Maharajas' Express

The features of Maharajas' Express are designed with luxury. The train provides passengers their own personal carriage like royalty. The cabins are beautifully designed with exquisite tapestries, mirrors and jewel works. They provide passengers well-groomed and well mannered staff and caters to fulfill all the needs of a being. The tourists are welcomed before boarding on the train by flurry music and garlands necklace to make their experience more majestic and royalist.

Train History

The Maharajas' Express was started in March 2010 by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). 86 passengers were on-board on the inaugural run of the train. The train has won many awards for its hospitality and luxurious lifestyle, it won seven times “world travel awards” in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018.

On-board Facilities

The train is equipped with magnificent attached bathrooms, spacious living rooms with wardrobe, dining car, lounge, 24-hour electricity facilities, WiFi connectivity, hairdryers, etc. The train also has an observatory car to allow passengers to enjoy the outlook of nature while they reach to their intriguing destinations. Each cabin has telephones with national as well as international calling facility. In safety measures the Maharajas' Express is very reliable, each cabin has electronic safe to secure all valuables and belongings. The train is also equipped with modern facilities like LCD TV with satellite channels and DVD players.

Lounge and Bar

Maharajas' Express bar lounge

The lounge car in Maharajas' Express is named as Rajah Club. It has an attached bar with a lot of time killing activities like table games, books to read. They have provided a panoramic window to allow passengers to enjoy the scenic beauty. The thematic bar is named as the “Safari Bar”. Both lounge and bar have a very exquisite interior and comfortable sitting arrangement and they also provide a good range of wines and spirits, allowing the passengers to untwine and enjoy the journey. For the corporate purpose, the Safari bar has a meeting set up also, so they can do business in peace.

Types of Cabins Onboard

The Maharajas' Express has kept everyone’s leisure in mind and designed 14 different kinds of guest cabins. The cabins in the Maharajas' Express are named after precious stones like diamond, pearl, blue sapphire and coral. There are 4 different kinds of cabins in the Maharajas' Express that are five deluxe, one Presidential, six junior and a general suite.

In the Presidential Suite, there are two bedrooms, a private bath and a private dining room available. The rooms are elegantly designed with beautiful semi-precious stones embellished across the wall. The rooms are spacious, equipped with vintage furniture. This suite is best if you are traveling with family.

In the Deluxe suite, there are twin cabins and double cabins and are equipped with basic luxury. They have a double or twin bed according to the cabin asked for, with a spacious wardrobe, writing table, air-conditioner, bathroom with cubicle shower and a writing table.

Junior Suites are with 12 twin beds and 6 double beds. They have attached bathroom, wardrobe, air conditioner, and they are also provided with the large panoramic window in the suite, to allow passengers to enjoy the scenic beauty.

In general suite cabin, there are 4 cabins with double beds, a writing table, a wardrobe, and a minibar are provided. They also have a large panoramic window to enjoy the outside viewing.

Dinning

Maharajas' Express restaurants

The Maharajas' Express has two restaurants named Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal beside the suite. They serve every type of food keeping everyone in mind. The dishes here are also served from various cuisines and are prepared by a proficient chef. The travelers can find here lactose free meal, lactose veg meal, Jain meal, vegan meal, gluten-free meal, kosher meal, vegetarian meal, and non-vegetarian meal. The meals here are lip-smacking and delectable for every diversity.

Tour description of Maharajas' Express

The Maharajas' Express introduces passengers from different cultural aspects of India with luxury and convenience. They have royal tours on the Heritage of India, Indian Splendour, Indian Panorama and Treasure of India. These tours throw light on the rich heritage of India, including visits to UNESCO’S world heritage sites, wildlife parks and let your taste buds enjoy royal cuisines all over India.

With royal welcome passengers begin their first tour to the following itinerary:

1. Heritage of India Tour

This tour is 6 nights / 7 days journey. It starts from Mumbai and takes passengers to forts and palaces of Rajasthan, wildlife sanctuary of Ranthambore and the beautiful Taj Mahal.

  • Journey Route : Mumbai - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi

Highlight of this journey:

  • Boat ride on Lake Pichola
  • Trip to Mehrangarh Fort
  • Jeep Safari to Ranthambore National Park
  • Visit the Magnificent Taj Mahal at Agra

2. Indian Panorama Tour

This tour is 6 nights / 7 days. The journey begins in Delhi taking passengers from Jaipur to the oldest city of India Varanasi, Khajuraho and Orchha. With gracious hospitality and delectable taste of cuisines the tour ends at Delhi.

  • Journey Route : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Orchha and Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi

Highlight of this journey:

  • Safari at Ranthambore national park
  • View the magnificent Taj Mahal at Agra
  • Village tour at Orchha
  • Watch Ganga Aarti ceremony from the boat

3. Indian Splendour Tour

This journey is 6 nights 7 days tour. It starts with Delhi and tour ends at Mumbai and where passengers surfing through the heritage of India with royalty to palaces, wildlife sanctuary, cultural excursions. In Asia’s most majestic train you can enjoy the palatable meal from all over Indian diversity.

  • Journey Route : Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumbai

Highlight of this journey:

  • Catch a theater show of Mohabbat - the Taj Show
  • Game drive in Ranthambore National Park
  • Tuk-tuk ride in Jodhpur
  • Boating on the Lake Pichola

4. Treasure of India Tour

This tour is 3 nights / 4 days experience across the Golden Triangle tour of India. The tour includes majestic palaces and forts in Rajasthan, through Ranthambore National park, shopping in Agra and Jaipur and enjoying local cuisine of those places.

  • Journey Route : Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi

Highlight of this journey:

  • Visit the Taj Mahal and then have a luxurious champagne breakfast on top of the Taj Khema.
  • Enjoy the game at Ranthambore National Park.
  • Explore the pink city of Jaipur, and visit the Amir Fort and the City Palace.

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Maharajas' Express Fare Packages

Here is mentioned Maharajas' Express ticket fare for the season 2020 - 2021.

Itineraries Rooming Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Treasures of India
(3N / 4D)
Adult
Single Supplement
USD 3,850
USD 2,910
USD 4,950
USD 4,460
USD 7,600
USD 7,600
USD 12,900
USD 12,900
Indian Splendor
(6N / 7D)
Adult
Single Supplement
USD 5,980
USD 4,510
USD 9,460
USD 8,520
USD 13,800
USD 13,800
USD 23,700
USD 23,700
Heritage of India
(6N / 7D)
Adult
Single Supplement
USD 6,340
USD 4,840
USD 9,890
USD 8,930
USD 13,800
USD 13,800
USD 23,700
USD 23,700
Indian Panorama
(6N / 7D)
Adult
Single Supplement
USD 5,980
USD 4,510
USD 9,460
USD 8,520
USD 13,800
USD 13,800
USD 23,700
USD 23,700

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