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Maharajas' Express Information

The Maharajas' Express luxury train service began operations in March 2010by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The train is known for offering world-class hospitality and unique way to discover India. The train has been the winner of several awards including World Travel Awards for several consecutive years in a row from 2012 to 2018. There are a total of 4 different itineraries that the Maharajas Express offers its guests such as Treasures of India, Indian Splendor, and Heritage of India and Indian Panorama.

Check out : Here is Integrated all the information about Maharajas' Express train and its history.

Awards & Accolades Won

The Maharajas' Express was rewarded seven times in a row for being “The world's leading luxury train” from 2012- 2018. It was the first runner up in specialist train operators category at Conde Nast travelers reader choice awards 2011. It was also rewarded as adjudged Best luxury Train at CNBC travel Awards in 2011. It was also rewarded as adjudged Best luxury Train at CNBC travel Awards in 2010. Read more....

Concept of Carriage

The trains have 23 carriages, with 14 guest carriage and can carry 88 passenger capacities. As the train represents different aspects of Indian heritage, the carriage is named under precious stones, Moti (pearl), Heera (diamond), Neelam (Blue Sapphire), Feeroza (Turquoise), Monga (Coral), Pukhraj (Sapphire) and so on. The 23 carriage has wonderful accommodation including dining, bar, lounge, generator and store cars. The train also has a lounge with a private bar called Rajah Club and a bar car called Safari Bar.


The Maharajas' Express is being run across North-west and central India with beautiful ambiance. It provides Wi-Fi in cabins, dining cars, lounge, bar, shop and attached bathroom with spacious sitting rooms. It has a telephone in every cabin to make national as well as international calls services. Read more.....

Guest Cabins

The train is equipped with 43 guest cabins - 20 deluxe, 18 junior suites, 4 suites, and 1 Presidential Suite with a capacity of 88 passengers. The cabins are accommodated with five star equivalent facilities. The carriage has all in 2 bedrooms, a separate living area, a modern attached bathroom with bath tub and a dining room. The cabins has spacious wardrobe also. It also provides you 24 hours paramedics on train and air Ambulance services is also provided in case of emergency. Read more.....

Dining and Restaurant

There are two restaurants with 42 passenger capacity at any given time. The names of restaurants are - Mayur Mahal (Golden Peacock) and Rang Mahal (Palace of Colors) with a variety of cuisine including Chinese, continental, Mewari cuisine is served. All meal breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner are held in two restaurants. You can find every type of meal like lactose free, gluten free, vegan meal, non vegetarian and Jain meal. Read more.....

Bar and Lounge Coaches

There is a bar coach named “Safari bar” with well-stocked beverages. Guests can also ask for wine, spirits, and beer from a variety of brands. The lounge bar “The Rajah club” lets the guest relax and have a lovely time on wheels. Both the bars are aligned with congenial sitting arrangement and contains extraordinary range of wines and spirits in the wine closet to make your journey more pleasurable. Read more.....

Itineraries and Routes

There are four Itineraries planned for Maharajas' Express:

  • Treasure of India tour for 3 nights / 4 days planned covering Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur.
  • Heritage of India tour for 6 nights / 7 days and destination covering Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Delhi.
  • The Indian Panorama tour for 6 nights / 7 days traveling through Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Orchha and Khajuraho, Varanasi.
  • The Indian Splendour with duration 6 night s/ 7 days planned with destination to Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Mumbai.

Train Route

With traditional hospitality, the train runs across North Central and 5 Northern States of India. The train will take guests to Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Delhi. You can find route maps with pictorial explanation of this luxurious train journey. Read more....

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Train History

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Lounge and Bar

Pre and Post Tour Accommodation