Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi
( 07 Nights / 08 Days )
A journey into history to experience the splendour of a by gone era. Discover the bustling commercial city of Mumbai and the national Capital Delhi. Admire the beautiful cave paintings at Ajanta, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the shimmering Lake City of Udaipur and the majestic fort at Jodhpur and enjoy sundowner on the sand dunes at Bikaner. Soak in the colorful Pink City of Jaipur. See from close quarters the legendry tigers at Ranthambore and one of the Seven Wonders of the World 'The Taj mahal' all this and more in utmost luxury.
The Heritage of India tour begins with a grand welcome which is carried in accordance with Indian customs. Afternoon, assemble at 1430 hours at Hotel Taj Mahal Palace and complete your registration and check in formalities for the Maharajas' Express.
Our Guests are then escorted to Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai at 1640 hours approximately to board the Maharajas Express and start their Herirage of India luxury tour..
The Maharajas' Express proceeds towards Ajanta which is the first destination in the circuit.
Dinner and overnight stay onboard the Maharajas Express train.
Today you will reach at Ajanta Caves near Aurangabad. After breakfast onboard proceed towards Ajanta Caves.
The Ajanta caves consist of 30 Caves including the unfinished ones, which belongs from 2nd BC or 480 or 650 AD.
* These caves are situated about 104 kms. away from Aurangabad.
* They were discovered accidentally by a British Captain, John Smith in 1819, on a hunting expedition.
* The Ajanta caves provide a unique combination of architecture, sculpture and paintings.
* The caves are mainly known for their exquisite frescoes and sculptures, depicting scenes from life of Buddha.
Return to the Maharajas' Express for an on board lunch and spend your evening at leisure.
The will proceed for Udaipur which is the second destination of Heritage of India tour.
Enjoy your onboard dinner and Stay Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Start your day with an on-board breakfast.
As soon as the guests arrive in City of lakes, Udaipur they proceed for a rejuvenating boat ride on the calm waters of lake Pichola followed by visit to grandiose City Palace which is also has a vast collection of ancient miniature paintings and Crystal Gallery. In our iconic Indian heritage luxury tours guests can also peek into Indian artistry.
Indulge in a Royal Lunch at either Satkar Mahal or Fatehprakash Palace/Jag Mandir.
Post lunch, return to the train for a relaxed afternoon on board or you may also opt for the optional services like
* Spa facilities in a five star hotel
* Visit the Vintage Car collection of the Royal Family
* Go for a private shopping tour.
* Sound and Light Show (if time permits)
Dinner in the thematic restaurants-Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal.
Return to the Maharajas' Express and continue journey towards Jodhpur.
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This morning, the Maharajas' Express enters the Marwar region. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board as your train passes through some of the picturesque landscapes of the Thar Desert, arriving into the Blue City of Jodhpur.
You may participate in an optional activities like
* Avail the Optional tour to Bishnoi village (if time permits)
* Rejuvenate yourself with spa facilities at a 5 star hotel
Have your lunch on-board.
After lunch, Proceed on a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower market to experience the hustle and bustle of the market. Continue to the magnificent Meherangarh Fort. The fort with the intricate latticed windows, elaborately carved panels and elegantly curved porches. Mehrangarh Fort inherits priceless jewels and a dazzling collection of arms.
Enjoy Royal evening at a Hanwant Mahal with folk dance and music and with cocktail dinner.
Return to the train and continue your journey to Bikaner.
Having an on-board breakfast which guests can enjoy with a quaint view of countryside.
Arrive into the desert citadel of Bikaner and relax on board or you may choose to embark on one of the optional tours.
Visit the Lalgarh Palace Museum displaying some fascinating exhibits on the royal heritage of Bikaner
An excursion to the Karni Mata Temple in Deshnok also known as "Rat Temple". This temple complex has hundreds of rats swarming the courtyard.
You also have the option to visit the Camel Breeding Farm (opens at 1200 hrs).
Following lunch, you will disembark and proceed on a visit to the Junagarh Fort, an unassailable fortress built in 1593 AD by Raja Rai Singh. Inside the Fort visit Diwan-i-Khas, Phool Mahal (Flower Palace), Hawa Mahal, Badal Mahal and Anup Mahal.
Participate in a camel-cart procession followed by sundowner cocktails, barbecue and folk performance on the sand dunes that will mesmerize you. En-route tea break at Gajner Palace.
After a great evening return to the comfort of the Maharajas Express and embark on your onward journey to Jaipur.
Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Start your day with an on-board breakfast.
Arrive in Jaipur and begin your odyssey with a visit to the Amber Fort.
Later, proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for an exclusive Elephant Activity where guests may choose to paint them, feed them or take a joy ride followed by lunch.
* Spa facilities at 5 star hotel
* Private shopping tour
* Golfing at Rambagh Golf club
* Visit to City Palace and The Observatory (Jantar Mantar)
Later, return to train for dinner and overnight stay.Enquire About This Train
Post breakfast, Guests enjoy an early morning jeep safari through the Ranthambore National Park.
The luxury train proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri and guests have their lunch onboard.
Arrive in city and visit the deserted Mughal city.
Guests later return to the Maharajas Express and enjoy the evening followed by dinner on-board.
Dinner and overnight stay.
Arrive into the city of The Taj Mahal - The monument of Love. Besides being famous for the one of the seven wonders of the world, Agra is also known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work.
Early morning, disembark and proceed to the world famous Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It took the efforts of approx 20,000 craftsmen for 22 years and the passion of the by Shah Jahan to create this white marble masterpiece. The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan in fond memories of her beloved queen Mumtaj Mahal.
The visit is followed by Champagne breakfast atop Taj Khema gazing at the magnificient Taj Mahal.
Following breakfast, return to the train.
Enjoy the lunch on board as you continue the last lap of this wonderful journey to Delhi.Enquire About This Train
|Cabin Type||Adult||Single Supplement|
|Deluxe Cabin||USD 6840||USD 5160|
|Junior Suite||USD 9890||USD 8910|
|Suite||USD 13800||USD 13800|
|Presidential Suite||USD 23700||USD 23700|