Maharajas’ Express is a luxury train in India that provides you an opportunity to travel like yesteryear kings of India. The Maharajas’ Express has many exclusive elements like hand cut crystal glass, world class cuisine, gold plated cutlery and others. Apart from these, the Maharajas’ Express has many modern technologies like satellite channels, climate control, LCD TV, internet and many others. Now, let us talk about the facilities inside this train.
Apart from various technological and modern amenities inside your cabin, there are many facilities in the train for you to enjoy your ride from one destination to another.Here we discuss about those facilities of Maharajas Express in detail.
There are two restaurants in this train namely the Mayur Mahal (Peacock restaurant) and the Rang Mahal which can be translated as Haveli restaurant. These restaurants serve world class cuisines in a luxurious ambience. The dining car is lavishly decorated and you would be served with costly cutlery like crystal glasses, gold plated or silver plated tableware and so on. Maharajas Express restaurant can accommodate 42 people at the same time. They have mild decor with more space for guest and servers to be comfortable.
Safari bar is the bar on the train which is stocked with most popular brands of liquor. It has mild decor with a large menu of wines, cocktails, spirits and other liquors. The bartender can provide you a five star hotel experience with his service. The house brand liquor are a part of the ticket cost and other brands are not included in the train ticket cost.
The lounge car or the Rajah Club is the lounge that is attached with a bar. You can enjoy a lot of table games and watch the sceneries with the panoramic window. This is the place where you can spend time with your friends and fellow travellers. The decor is minimal to provide relaxing atmosphere. There are arm chairs to relax as you watch the natural sceneries float by.
This is your room. There are 14 passenger cabin in Maharajas Express that are classified as the presidential suite, suite, junior suite and deluxe cabin. There are five deluxe cabins, six junior suites, two suites and one presidential suite. The cabins are equipped with many amenities like LCD TV, DVD player, well equipped bathroom, bathrobe, wardrobe, safe, bed, phone, internet and many others.
The observatory car or the treasure chest is the lounge car. It is equipped with a personal bar, library, souvenir shop and relaxing chairs. You can buy memorabilia in the shop and enjoy the scenic beauty of the land.
When the Maharajas Express train stops at each destinations, the passengers are taken to the tourist attractions in each destination by Maharajas transport. The passengers of deluxe cabin and junior suites are transferred to deluxe coaches for sightseeing. The passengers of presidential suite and suites are provided with cars. All the vehicles are provided with a complimentary kit that includes candies, tissues, bottle coolers, shoe uppers and others.
Internet is available through Wi-Fi facility throughout your train travel. But, the availability and speed of the internet changes from one destination to another. The speed of the internet will not improve while the train is at halt.
During boarding and leaving the train, porters are assigned to each passenger. They would assist you with your luggage as per your directions.
Electricity is always available in the train. There are electric ports for your needs. The voltage available is 110/220 volts. International adapters are also present in the train.
When the train stops at a destination, you would be provided with a guide. He will be a professional English speaking tourist guide who would educate you about each destination. If needed, you can also request for any special language guide during the time of booking.
A direct line telephone is provided in each cabin. They have international facilities too. Cost incurred by the calls made is not included in the cost of the Maharajas Express journey. You should settle those bills by the end of the journey.
Bed and linen will be changed every day. Towels will be replaced every day. If needed, you can request a change at any time.
The shower cubicle, basin and bath tub are provided with both hot and cold water. Switch on the geyser 20 minutes before your bath to get hot water.
Each cabin has an electronic safe. Instructions for using the safe will be provided during the time of travel. You can place all your valuables and important documents in the safe. It is better to insure all your valuables before journey.
Each cabin is provided with a hair dryer which you can use as and when you need.