Luxury Train - Maharaja Express - Indian Splendor






Depature Dates from London Heathrow : 28 Sep 17, 26 Oct 17, 23 Nov 17 The Indian Splendor, this journey has redefined Rajasthan Luxury Tours. This grandiose odyssey has an extensive itinerary extending up to 8 days and each day a new visit awaits our gusts. Guests can examine the detailed beauty of the world's monumental icon of love the Taj Mahal, can spot the elusive tiger in the vivid greens of Ranthambore National Park,and can soak the spectacular regal heritage of Rajasthan in its magnificent forts, vibrant bazars and the royal cuisine. The journey will leave you with everlasting memories of a unique mix of Culture, History and Folklore and will show you a new meaning of India tourism. Highlights of Tour:
Visit to the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri
Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum and Taj Mahal
Walking Tour of the Old City
Boat ride at River Ganges Hotels featured:
Delhi-The Claridges
Train Maharaja Express – The Indian Splendor
Mumbai – Taj Mahal Itinerary: Day 1: London Heathrow to Delhi Day 2: Delhi
Arrive Delhi airport. Upon arrival at Delhi airport welcome, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at hotel Day 3: Delhi to Jaipur (Maharajas' Express)
Breakfast at hotel
1200 noon standard check out time. Transfer to Delhi Safdarjung railway station to board Maharajas Express
2045 hrs: Welcome and Check in formalities at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station
2130 hrs: Dinner on board
2230 hrs: Maharajas' Express leaves for Jaipur Day 4: Jaipur (Maharahas' Express)
0800 hrs: Breakfast on board
0950 hrs: Arrive into Jaipur
1000 hrs: Visit the Jaigarh Fort
1230 hrs: Proceed for Elephant ride followed by lunch at the City Palace. Post lunch visit the Sawai Mansingh II Museum within the City Palace Complex
1600 hrs: Return to the Maharajas' Express to relax OR You may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a deluxe hotel OR Private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Birla Temple. While returning from Jaigarh Fort you have an opportunity to visit a local center for polishing and cutting of precious and semi precious stones *. Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional activities.
2000 hrs: Dinner on board
2130 hrs: Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) Day 5: Ranthambore & Fatehpur Sikri (Maharahas' Express)
0630 hrs: Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park
0930 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express
1015 hrs: Relaxed brunch onboard as the train proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri.
1430 hrs: Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri
1515 hrs: Visit to the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri
1800 hrs: Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express
2000 hrs: Dinner on board. Day 6: Agra & Gwalior (Maharahas' Express)
0700 hrs: Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit Taj Mahal
0945 hrs: Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1045 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express En-route you have an opportunity to witness Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work*.
1200 hrs: Maharajas' Express proceeds for Gwalior
1230 hrs: On-board lunch
1415 hrs: Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures. OR You may choose to avail Spa facilities at Hotel Usha Kiran Palace. Contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional activities.
1800 hrs: Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum
1930 hrs: Hi tea at Jai Vilas Palace Museum
2100 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express. Day 7: Orchha & Khajuraho (Maharahas' Express)
0630 hrs: Breakfast on board
0730 hrs: Deboard at Jhansi to visit Orchha Fort Complex.
1000 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express as the train continues to Khajuraho
1200 hrs: Lunch on board
1530 hrs: Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples.
1800 hrs: Proceed for Kandariya Shilgram to enjoy Dances of India Show OR You may avail spa facility at a hotel.
2015 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express. Onboard Dinner
2045 hrs: Maharajas' Express proceeds for Varanasi Day 8: Varanasi (Maharahas' Express)
0730 hrs: Arrive into Varanasi
0800 hrs: Breakfast on board
0930 hrs: Visit Sarnath ruins and museum
1130 hrs: Visit Silk weaving centre
1230 hrs: Proceed for lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel.
1430 hrs: Proceed for a Walking Tour of the Old City.
1630 hrs: Proceed for boat ride at River Ganges to witness Evening Aarti
2000 hrs: Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express. Dinner on board.
2300 hrs: Maharajas' Express leaves for Lucknow. Day 9: Lucknow (Maharahas' Express)
0700 hrs: Breakfast on board.
0800 hrs: Arrive at Utretia Station.
0815 hrs: Proceed towards Lucknow to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency.
1300 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express for lunch. En-route visit a local store for Chikankari, the famous embroidery form originated in Lucknow.
1715 hrs: Proceed for an Indian Evening with Dinner at the residence of Raja of Jehangirabad.
2100 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express.
2115 hrs: The Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi. Day 10: Depart Delhi (Maharahas' Express)
0715 hrs: Breakfast on board
0830 hrs: Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end!
Please note venue of meals & timings of sightseeing would be subject to change as per Indian railways norms. Upon arrival at railway station transfer to hotel Day 11: Mumbai to London Heathrow
Transfer from hotel to Mumbai airport in time to board flight for London Heathrow




Offer Includes

Flights from London with British Airways
2 nights accommodation on bed & breakfast
7 nights accommodation in Double / twin bedded cabins with en suites bathrooms during Maharaja express
All transfers by private air-conditioned car in Delhi & Mumbai
Catering (morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner) during Maharaja Express journey
Conducted sightseeing tours in deluxe A/c Coaches, entrance fee for monuments, cultural entertainment during Maharaja Express

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary