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6 Nights / 7 Days

The Heritage of India (Maharajas' Express)

This is a seven days and six nights Heritage of India itinerary covering exclusive destinations around several states of the country to give an outlook of the lifestyle, history, nature and architectural beauty. This is a holistic vacation to enjoy every face of India. The trip starts in Mumbai of Maharashtra and ends in the capital of the country, New Delhi.

Journey Route Mumbai - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
Embarkation & Disembarkation (The Heritage of India)
  • Check-in Venue & Timing - The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai / 0900 hrs
  • Departure Station & Timing - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai / 1030 hrs
  • Arrival Station & Timing - Safdarjung Station, Delhi / 1530 hrs
Tour Highlights
  • Sightseeing and city tour at each destination
  • Shopping option at Jodhpur
  • Champagne breakfast, luxury palace lunch and cocktail dinners at exclusive destinations
  • Cultural program inside the train and at the sand dunes
  • Ride on tuk-tuk, boat ride and others
  • Safari ride at Ranthambore National Park
  • Optional spa sessions at premium hotels

Itinerary

Day 1 (Sunday) : Mumbai

Maharaja express arrival

You will be assembled at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai at 09:00 hours in the morning for the grand authentic welcome and registration process. Around 10:45 hrs you will be escorted to the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus Railway Station to board the Maharajas’ Express luxury train where you will get enough time to explore the train.

The train starts its journey towards Udaipur by 11:30 hours.

Toothsome lunch (12:30 hours) & dinner (19:30 hours) will be served on-board at respective time.

Overnight stay in the train.

Day 2 (Monday) : Udaipur

udaipur tour

Your morning will be surrounded by the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency – also known as the City of Lakes, in Udaipur.

After having breakfast on-board (at 08:00 hrs), around 10:00 hrs in the morning you will start your journey towards the Lake Pichola for boating and experiencing the arts, craft and famed miniature paintings at City Palace and the famous Crystal Gallery at Taj Fateh Prakash Palace.

Have a wonderful lunch at Satkar Hall of Fatehprakash Palace.

Post flavoursome lunch, you will be taken on a local city tour by 13:15 hrs. You also have an option to chill at the hotel to keep your comfort at your footstep by taking spa sessions. For local sightseeing you will visit Mor Chowk-five peacocks mosaics in glass decorated on the walls of the courtyard, Moti Mahal for beautiful mirror work, Chini Mahal for ornamental tiles and Zanana Mahal etc.

By 18:15 hours, you will be taken for a luxury dinner at Satkar Hall of the Fateh Prakash Palace or in Jag Mandir Palace. The tourists are taken back in the train by late evening, around 20:30 hours.

Train starts its journey towards Jodhpur at 22:00 hours.

Overnight stay in the train.

Day 3 (Tuesday) : Jodhpur

jodhpur tour

Experience the aura of the blue city known as Jodhpur, situated in the centre of Rajasthan. The train arrives in Jodhpur by 09:15 hrs.

After having the delightful breakfast on board, you will be taken on the traditional tour of Bishnoi Village, where you will feel the essence of traditional culture.

In the afternoon, the lunch will be served to you onboard Maharaja Express Restaurants.

After lunch, here comes the most awaited and glorious destination in Jodhpur as well as in the Rajasthan, that you will visit for a walking tour around the market area of Old Clock Tower. For ending the tour, enjoy the ride on Tuk Tuks.

In the evening, at 17:30 hrs, enjoy the delectable and exclusive cocktail dinner at Khaas Bagh or Hanwant Mahal.

Around 20:15 hrs, you will be taken back in the train and will proceed the journey towards the Bikaner.

Overnight stay in the train.

Day 4 (Wednesday) : Bikaner

bikaner tour

Bikaner - The city of sand dunes and camel rides, the train arrives in the city around 10:00 hrs in the morning.

After having breakfast, you will be taken to the Lalgarh Palace, which is the beautiful mixture of Indian, Mughal and European architecture. The museum of this palace shows the actual lifestyle of Maharajas, classic paintings and photographs etc.

In the afternoon, around 14:00 hrs, you will proceed for the tour of Junagarh Fort, the fort is famous for situated on a hilltop.

End your evening with the traditional themed amazing dinner with cocktails and barbeques in the sand dunes.

Around 20:15 hrs, you will be taken back in the train and will proceed your journey towards the Jaipur.

Overnight stay in the train.

Day 5 (Thursday) : Jaipur

jaipur tour

The city which is specialised in hospitality also known as “Pink City of India”.

After having breakfast in the train, you will start your journey at 09:30 hrs by visiting Amber/Amer Fort famous for its artistic style structure.

Later you will proceed for the lunch around 12:30 hrs at Rambagh Palace.

After having enjoyable lunch, you will come back in the train or you can choose an option of spa in the hotel for relaxation or can go for local city tour and shopping in Jaipur.

Have an exclusive dinner in the train at 20:00 hrs.

The train will proceed for your next destination, Ranthambore.

Overnight stay in the train.

Day 6 (Friday) : Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri

ranthambore tour

A place that has grown while nurturing the wildlife of North India, has a special space in the heart of wild life lovers. Start your morning with a game drive at Ranthambore National Park at 06:30 hrs in the morning.

After experiencing the flora region, you will come back in the train for proceeding the journey towards Fatehpur Sikri.

Around 13:30 hrs, you will have your lunch on board.

You will arrive in the city of Mughal-Fatehpur Sikri by 14:30 hrs for local city tour including Buland Darwaza.

You will be taken in the train at 18:00 hrs. Enjoy your dinner on board at 19:30 hrs.

Overnight stay in the Maharajas' Express Cabins.

Day 7 (Saturday) : Agra - Delhi (Disembark)

agra tour

Your morning will begin with the morning tour by visiting the place of love and art - The Taj Mahal.

After visiting the fascinating place at 09:30 hrs, you will continue your fabulous morning by having Champaign breakfast at Taj Khema, Agra.

Post breakfast, you will come back in the train as the train will proceed its journey towards the capital of India – New Delhi.

Around 13:00 hrs, the lunch will be served in the train.

Your journey will come to an end with the pleasurable memories.

Schedule

Note

The Heritage of India Fare

Cabin Type Adult (Per Person on Twin/Double Occupancy) Single Supplement (Per Person)
Deluxe Cabin USD 6,340 USD 4,840
Junior Suite USD 9,890 USD 8,930
Suite USD 13,800 USD 13,800
Presidential Suite USD 23,700 USD 23,700
Note
  • All the above prices of Maharajas' Express are on per person per journey on twin sharing basis
  • GST will be charged extra as per the Government Rule.
  • Prices are subject to change in case of any change or amendment in the routing.
  • Supplement of USD 500 Per Person will apply for Signature Journey, Special occasions such as a New Year, Christmas etc.