Maharajas’ Express 9 Days India Splendour

New Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Mumbai

Maharajas Express – A wonderful journey through this magical land!

7 Days aboard the Maharajas’ Express – recreating the lifestyle of the princely era redefining luxury and comfort. India Travel Specialists invites you on this train sojourn through this fabled land and experience the mystique called India. Plus 1 night accommodation  in New Delhi pre train tour staying a the luxury 5 star Imperial Hotel & 1 night in Mumbai post train tour at the luxury 5 star Taj Palace Hotel.

2020 Departure Dates:- 22 March / 18 October / 15 November / 20 December

2021 Departures Dates:- 10 January / 07 February / 07 March / 04 April

Itinerary

Day 1 Saturday: Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport & after clearing customs & immigration formalities, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight at hotel

 

Day 2 Sunday: Delhi to Agra

After breakfast you will be transferred to the railway station to board the Maharajas’ Express.

  • 08:15 Welcome and Check in at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station
  •  09:15 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Agra
  •  09:30 Brunch onboard
  •  10:45 Tour Briefing onboard
  •  14:15 Arrive into Agra
  •  14:30 Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal
  •  18:30 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. You can choose optional activities – Spa at a Hotel or Mohabbat the Taj Show
  •  19:00 Dinner onboard

Day 3 Tuesday: Agra to Ranthambore to Jaipur

Today includes visits to Agra Fort, before travelling to Ranthambore National Park where you will experience a tiger safari in search of the Royal Bengal Tiger.

  • 07:00 Proceed to visit the Agra Fort.
  •  09:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
  •  09:15 Breakfast onboard
  •  10:45 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Ranthambore
  •  13:00 Lunch onboard
  •  15:15 Arrive into Sawai Madhopur and proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park
  •  18:15 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
  •  18:45 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur
  •  19:30 Dinner onboard
  •  22:30 Maharajas’ Express arrives at Jaipur

Day 4 Wednesday: Jaipur to Bikaner

Today’s sightseeing includes Amber Fort & optional tours include the City Palace & pink city tour.

  • 07:00 Breakfast onboard
  •  08:30 Proceed to visit the Amber Fort. You may also choose Optional Activities – Spa at a hotel or a visit to City Palace and Observatory (Jantar Mantar) or a Local City Tour
  •  12:30 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
  •  13:30 Lunch onboard
  •  17:30 Proceed for Dinner at Rambagh Palace
  •  21:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
  •  23:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Bikaner

Day 5 Wednesday: Bikaner to Jodhpur

After a leisurely breakfast & lunch onboard, visit the Junagarh Fort followed by an exclusive barbecue evening on the sand dunes.

  •  08:00 Enjoy countryside while having breakfast onboard
  •  10:00 Arrive into Bikaner. Relax onboard or you may choose an Optional Local City Tour.
  •  13:00 Lunch onboard
  •  14:00 Proceed to visit the Junagarh Fort followed by sundowners at Sand Dunes
  •  17:30 Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed by cocktails, bar-be-que and folk dances.
  •  20:30 Return to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express
  •  21:00 Train leaves for Jodhpur

Day 6 Thursday: Jodhpur to Udaipur

 

Today visit the Mehrangarh Fort and you will enjoy a walking tour of the POd Clock Tower Market followed by dinner at an exclusive venue.07:00 Breakfast onboard

  •  08:00 Arrive into Jodhpur
  •  09:00 Optional Tour to Bishnoi Village or you can enjoy Spa a hotel or an excursion to Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaswant Thada or a Local City Tour
  •  13:00 Lunch onboard
  •  15:00 Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Old Clock Tower market. Enjoy a joy ride on Tuk Tuks.
  •  17:30 Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at an exclusive venue.
  •  20:15 Return to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express
  •  22:00 Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Udaipur

Day 7 Friday: Udaipur to Mumbai

After onboard breakfast proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by a visit to the City Palace. Lunch today will be at an exclusive venue. Dinner will be onboard.

  • 08:00 Breakfast onboard
  •  10:00 Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.
  •  13:30 Lunch at Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace
  •  15:00 Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
  •  16:00 Train proceeds to Mumbai
  •  19:00 Enjoy an Indian Evening onboard
  •  20:00 Dinner onboard

Day 8 Saturday: Mumbai

Enjoy breakfast & lunch onboard as the train arrives into Mumbai.

  • 07:00 Breakfast onboard
  •  13:00 Lunch onboard
  •  15:45 Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as train arrives at Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus, Mumbai.

On arrival in Mumbai, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure.

Overnight at hotel

Day 9 Sunday: Mumbai & Depart

Today you will be met by our representative at your hotel and transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Or, you may choose to extend your stay in India. India Travel Specialists will be happy to discuss options to extend your India experience.

Maharajas’ Express – India’s Luxury Train

9 Days / 8 Nights from $9995pp*

Inclusions:
  • 1 night New Delhi’s luxury 5 star Imperial Hotel
  • 7 days in a Deluxe Cabin aboard the Maharajas’ Express
    • All inclusive tariff
    • All meals
    • Complimentary house wines, spirits & beers
    • Services of an experienced Tour Director
    • Exciting activities at destinations
    • Choice of optional excursions & spas at hotels
    • Round the clock Valet Service
    • CCTV cameras & 24×7 security
    • Large windows to savour the magnificent terrain
  • 1 night Mumbai’s luxury 5 star Taj Palace Hotel in a Taj Club Room Sea View King Bed with breakfast
  • Private arrival & departure airport transfers

 

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