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Maharajas Express - The Heritage of India
Maharajas Express - The Heritage of India

Note: Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional Activities.


Bonus offer: Discounted cost for 2nd person at £4179


Highlights: Mumbai - Train - Delhi


Other departure dates:
- 7 Feb 19
- 7 Mar 19
- 4 Apr 19


Hotels:
Mumbai - Taj Mahal Tower 5*
Train - Maharajas' Express
Delhi - Lalit New Delhi 5*


Introduction:
It's the land of dreams and romance, of fabulous wealth and fabulous poverty, of splendour and rags, of palaces and hovels, of famine and pestilence, of genii and giants and Aladdin lamps, of tigers and elephants, the cobra and the jungle, the country of hundred nations and a hundred tongues, of a thousand religions and two million gods, cradle of the human race, birthplace of human speech, mother of history, grandmother of legend, great-grandmother of traditions


Itinerary:


Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
- Upon arrival at Mumbai airport welcome, meet and assist our representative and transfer to hotel.
- 14:00 Hrs: Standard check in time.
- Rest of the day at leisure and overnight stay at hotel.


Meals: No Meals


Day 2: Mumbai - Ajanta
- Breakfast at hotel.
- Transfer to Taj Mahal Mumbai.
- 14:30 hrs : Welcome & Registration at the Taj Mahal.
- 15:45 hrs: Depart for Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station.


- 16:40 hrs: The Maharajas' Express leaves for Ajanta
.
- 19:30 hrs: Dinner on Board.


Meals: Dinner is included and will be served in our restaurant car


Day 3: Ajanta
- 06:30 hrs: Breakfast on board
.
- 07:40 hrs: Proceed for excursion to Ajanta Caves
.
- 13:30 hrs: Return to the Maharajas' Express for Lunch on board.


- 13:45 hrs: The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Udaipur.


- 19:30 hrs: Dinner on Board.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 4: Udaipur
0800 hrs: Breakfast on board.
1000 hrs: Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for Boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.
1345 hrs: Lunch at Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace
.
1500 hrs: Return to the train for a relaxed afternoon. En-route visit a Center for Miniature Painting,a famous art form of Udaipur* OR You may also opt for the optional service Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel


Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the Optional Activities.


2000 hrs: Dinner on board


2200 hrs: Maharajas' Express proceeds for Jodhpur.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 5: Jodhpur
0730 hrs: Breakfast on board.
0915 hrs: Optional tour to Bishnoi village
.
1100 hrs: Arrive into Jodhpur. Relax on board.


1230 hrs: Lunch on board.


1400 hrs: Proceed to Visit to the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Walking Tour of the Clock Tower Market or you may choose optional activities such as spa at Deluxe Hotel or visit to Umaid Bhawan palace Museum and Jaswant Thada or Private Shopping Tour.
1800 hrs: Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at Hanwant Mahal Enroute you have an opportunity to visit a local handicraft store*.


2015 hrs: Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 6: Bikaner
0800 hrs: Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on board.


1000 hrs: Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on board or You may also choose optional activities such as visit to Lalgarh Museum or Deshnok (the Rat Temple).
1300 hrs: Lunch on board
.
1400 hrs: Visit to Junagarh Fort.


1600 hrs: Proceed for Sundowners at the sand dunes. En-route tea break at Gajner Palace
.
1740 hrs: Arrive at the sand dunes.


2015 hrs: Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express.


2300 hrs: Train leaves for Jaipur.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 7: Jaipur
0800 hrs: Breakfast on board.
1100 hrs: Arrive into Jaipur
.
1130 hrs: Proceed for Elephant Ride followed by lunch at City Palace.


1500 hrs: Visit the Amber Fort or You may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel or Private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club or Visit to City Palace & The Observatory (Jantar Mantar)


While returning from Amber Fort you have an opportunity to visit a local center for polishing and cutting of precious and semi precious stones*.
1900 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express


2000 hrs: Dinner on board


2130 hrs: The Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 8: Ranthambore
0630 hrs: Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park


0930 hrs: Return to the Maharajas' Express.


1015 hrs: Relaxed Brunch on-board.
1100 hrs: The Maharajas' Express departs for Fatehpur Sikri.


1445 hrs: Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri


1515 hrs: Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri


1800 hrs: Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express


2000 hrs: Enjoy an "Indian Evening" followed by dinner on board.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 9: Agra - Delhi
0700 hrs: Arrive into Agra and Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.


0930 hrs: Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema.


1045 hrs: Return to the Maharajas' Express.


1100 hrs: The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Delhi.
1300 hrs: Lunch on board.


1530 hrs: Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end!
Transfer from railway station to hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure and overnight stay at hotel.


Day 10: Depart Delhi
- 1200 noon Standard check out time.
- Transfer from Hotel to Delhi airport in time to board flight for onward journey.


Meals: No Meals



Offer Includes

  • 2 nights accommodation on Bed & Breakfast in Delhi & Mumbai
  • 7 nights accommodation in a Double / twin bedded cabins with en suites bathrooms during Maharaja express
  • Return airport transfer by air-conditioned car in Delhi & Mumbai
  • Accommodation is inclusive of all meals, soft beverages, house brands of wines, beer and spirit
  • Entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide & porterage at stations
  • Butler service, Para-medic service on board, guided off tour excursion

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary