Maharajas' Express Train Tour
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The Southern Sojourn - Maharajas' Express Train

Mumbai – Ratnagiri - Goa – Hampi – Mysore – Ernakulam – Kumarakom - Trivandrum
( 07 Nights / 08 Days )

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 :Mumbai - Ratnagiri

Welcome aboard the Maharajas' Express.

Going ahead to the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai by 6:30 hours. Complete the check in formalities before boarding the Indian luxury train, travelers are welcomed with a drink and with the prestigious Police Band. Train proceed for its first destination, Ratnagiri. Breakfast is served onboard the train.

After the lunch onboard, disembark at Ratnagiri. The beautiful city has old history, amazing sightseeing and other excitments. Explore the Ratnadurg Fort ruins, Govt Aquarium and Thibaw Palace and Tombs. Go back to the train.

Stay overnight on the Maharajas Express.

  • Arrival in Mumbai
  • Dinner on board
  • Local Sightseeing at Ratnagiri
  • Overnight stay on the Maharajas' Express.
Day 02 : Goa
the Queen of Beaches

Arrive into Goa – the Queen of Beaches.

Enjoy a healthy breakfast on the train as travelers have a very exciting day in the land of beaches. Starting with the UNESCO heritage sites in North Goa one can explore the elegance of the churches including Basilica of Bom Jesus and Saint Francis Xavier. The Cathedrals and others triking wonders reveal the charm of the Portuguese culture.

Enjoy the walking tour of the Old Panjim will give a glimpse of the amalgamation of the Portuguese culture with Goanese.

Return to the Maharajas Express train to have a delicious lunch as travelers need to be ready for a vibrant evening.

Spend the rest of the time dancing to the Goa music and even one explore the culture of Goa and visit the Goa Chitra Museum. Get back to the train after having dinner at the specially reserved venue and spend the night travelling in the train.

  • Breakfast and Lunch onboard. Dinner at an exclusive venue
  • Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.
Day 03 :Goa - Hampi
Goa Chitra Museum

Have a breakfast onboard the Maharajas Express and train proceed to Hampi.

Reaching the Hospet Railway Station one can start their exploration in the region known for sensational attractions. Visit the Anegudi village and watch the life closely.

The sylvan village across the Tungabhadra river dates its history to the Neolithic Age.

Interact with the locals and participate in activities to get a glimpse of the village life OR you may choose the rejuvenating spa at the deluxe hotels.

Have lunch and dinner onboard and spend a memorable day and relax in the Maharaja Express by night to reach the next destination.

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Day 04 : Hampi
Hampi Temple

After an early breakfast, proceed to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi. The historic constructions as well as the UNESCO sites make this place extremely unique and one can see the glimpses of Vijayanagara rulers. The Musical pillars, Vittala Temple, elephant stables, Virupaksha Temple and many stone constructions turn holiday memorable.

Return to the train and have lip smacking lunch and start your journey to Mysore.

Enjoy the dinner onboard and relax in the Maharajas Express train.

  • Breakfast, lunch and Dinner onboard.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.
Day 05 :Mysore

Enjoy the breakfast and get ready to witness the beauty of the Wodeyar Palace which is also known as Mysore Palace, which is one of the major tourist attractions.

The enchanting site of the palace is a perfect place to explore and one can enjoy the delicious lunch at the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel. The heritage building, was built by the Wodeyars for the exclusive stay of the Viceroy of India in the 1920s. The structure, particularly the central dome, resembles, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London and houses a Viceroy Hall, a Ball Room and a restaurant.

After exploring the charming site get back to the Maharajas Express train Or you may choose a visit to Shreerangapatnam. Have a wonderful dinner on the train and then take good rest as the train takes you to another enchanting city Cochin.

Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities.

  • Breakfast and Dinner on board; Lunch at Lalitha Mahal Palace.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.
  • Requires removal of footwear at Mysore Palace
Day 06 : Cochin

Arrive into Kerala - God’s Own Country.

Enjoy your journey to the beautiful state Kerala which is also known as God’s own country.

Have a breakfast and lunch on the train and nearly around 2.15 in the noon reaches the village complex and Take a short Tuk Tuk ride to reach Model Eco Tourism Village. Witness the unique Chinese Fishing Nets in action, a traditional crab farm and other activities using coir products. Here one can see various activities and by evening reach the wonderful place to enjoy traditional food watching the regional dance performance.

Spend the night in the train travelling to Kumarakom.

  • Breakfast and lunch onboard.
  • Dinner at an exclusive venue.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.
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Day 07 :Kumarakom

Take a lip-smacking breakfast on the train and proceed for a Canoe Cruise on the famous backwaters of Kumarakom.

Enjoy the scenic beauty of the region. The region known for snake boat race and coconut trees welcomes people to drown in the scenic charm. Enjoy your lunch in the place close to the nature and finally board the train to reach Trivandrum.

  • Breakfast on board; Lunch at an exclusive venue; Indian Evening and Dinner on board.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.
Day 08 :Disembark in Trivandrum

Early this morning, after breakfast, you will disembark at around 08:00 hours at Trivandrum (Kochuveli Railway station), the capital city of Kerala. Bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as the journey comes to an end. The journey is over, but the memory of which, will live on forever!

  • Breakfast on the Maharajas’ Express.
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The Southern Sojourn - Schedule 2018

Month Departure Dates
September, 2018 15

The Southern Sojourn - Tariff (8 Days -7 Nights)

Cabin Type Adult Single Supplement
Deluxe Cabin USD 7530 USD 5680
Junior Suite USD 10880 USD 9810
Suite USD 15180 USD 15180
Presidential Suite USD 26070 USD 26070

  • All the above prices 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 will apply for Signature Journey, Special occasions such as a New Year, Christmas etc.
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