Duration: 08 Days/07 Nights
Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi
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 colourful Pink City of Jaipur. See from close quarters the legendary tigers at Ranthambore and one of the seven wonders of the world 'The Taj Mahal'- all this and more in utmost luxury.
Day 01: Saturday
Board the Train at Mumbai onto Ajanta - After traditional welcome, complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train. Dinner on board.
Day 02: Sunday
Ajanta Caves - Visit the world heritage site of Ajanta Marvel the rock cut caves dating back to 2nd Century B.C. with their exquisite frescoes and sculptures.
Day 03: Monday
Udaipur - Admire the magnificent landscape as you arrive into Udaipur. Visit landscape as you arrive into Udaipur. Visit the City palace and Crystal Gallery. Experience traditional hospitality over lunch at an exclusive venue and later proceed for an optional walking tour through the colourful and vibrant Old Market or visit the Vintage car collection of the royal family or enjoy an enthralling Sound and Light show in the Palace.
Day 04: Tuesday
Jodhpur - A ride through countryside brings you to Jodhpur. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower Market and continue to the majestic Mehrangarh Fort. Later, savour dinner at an exclusive venue. Enjoy visit to a local village as a optional activity.
Day 05: Wednesday
Bikaner - Arrive at the desert kingdom of Bikaner. Take an optional excursion to Deshnok (Rat Temple) or Lalgarh Palace Museum or Camel breeding Farm or Shop for Kundan Jewellery. In the afternoon visit the unassailable fortress of Junagarh. Participate in a camel-cart procession followed by sundowner cocktails, barbecue and folk performance on the sand dunes.
Day 06: Thursday
Jaipur - The 'Pink City' of Jaipur welcomes you with an exhibition elephant polo match and champagne lunch at an exclusive venue. Thereafter, proceed for visit to the impregnable Amber Fort followed by free time for optional activitiesshopping/ Spa/Golfing/visit to City Palace.
Day 07: Friday
Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park. Continue the journey to see the fascinating royal court complex of Fatehpur Sikri.
Day 08: Saturday
Agra - Disembark in Agra - Proceed for an early morning visit to the exquisite Taj Mahal followed by champagne breakfast. Continue to Delhi as your journey come to an end.
Heritage of India Departure Dates for Season 2014-15 & 2015-16
|February 2014||Sat, 8th|
|March 2014||Sat, 8th|
|October 2014||Sat, 18th|
|November 2014||Sat, 15th|
|December 2014||Sat, 13th|
|January 2015||Sat, 10th|
|February 2015||Sat, 7th|
|March 2015||Sat, 7th|
|April 2015||Sat, 4th|
|October 2015||Sat, 24th|
|November 2015||Sat, 21st|
|December 2015||Sat, 19th|
|January 2016||Sat, 16th|
|February 2016||Sat, 13th|
|March 2016||Sat, 12th|
|April 2016||Sat, 9th|
The Heritage of India (8 Days/7 Nights)
|Rooming||Deluxe Cabin||Junior Suite||Suite||Presidential Suite|
|Adult||$ 6, 840||$ 9, 890||$ 13, 800||$ 23, 700|
|Single Supplement||$ 5, 160||$ 8, 910||$ 13, 800||$ 23, 700|
(Sharing Cabin with Parents, 5-12 yrs.)
|$ 3, 420||$ 4, 950||$ 6, 900||$ 11, 900|
Note: Service tax as per the current rates will be charged extra. The current tax is 3.09%
In case of FIT’s:
In case of Group Booking (Group booking means booking of at least 15 paid adults travelling together on particular?departure).
In case of full train booking (i.e. booking of the full train for a scheduled departure)
In case of Charter Booking (booking of the full train for a modified/different itinerary during season or any booking outside the announced departures):
The following cancellation charges will apply:
For any cancellation days are counted excluding the date of departure
In case of FIT’s:
In case of Group Booking:
In case of Full Train Booking:
In case of Charter Booking:
IRCTC reserves the right to determine the amount of refund value in case of cancellation and amendments. The decision on the quantum of refund will be final as that made by IRCTC. The refund will be made in the name of the IA/TA/PSA. There will be no refund for unutilized services unless specified. In no circumstances whatever shall the IA/ TA/ PSA make or promise any refund on or in respect of the tours, deviations in route/service or vouchers supplied by IRCTC without previous reference to IRCTC and by its written authority. ?Where the?IA/ TA/ PSA?makes such representations, the IA/ TA/ PSA would be solely responsible and incur full liability for such representation including? but not limited to damages, compensation and specific performance.
Other Terms & Condition
Christmas & New Year, Signature Journey Supplement Charges:
No show/enroute termination of tour/amendment:
Maharajas' Express does accommodate children but we ask parents to be mindful of the sophisticated adult atmosphere we endeavour to maintain.
As the name suggests, Maharaja's Express offers a truly royal accommodation for its passengers. It is well-equipped with 5-star hotel facilities and services, offering its guests a royal experience. The train takes its guests across the various destinations starting from north to south.
The accommodation includes five carriages for Deluxe Cabins, six for Junior Suites, two for Suites and one for grand Presidential Suite. Each cabin is especially fitted with a huge window for providing its guests the opportunity to see the outside beauty. There are 23 AC luxuriously decorated coaches on the train.
All the cabins have individual temperature controls, the one of its kind in India and state-of-the-art facilities like LCD televisions, direct dial telephone, DVD players, Internet and environmentally friendly wash rooms. The facility of in-house movies and live television is also available to keep the guests entertained. Each cabin is also installed with its own electronic safe deposit box.
There are attendants at your service round the clock to ensure your comfortable sojourn on the train. Every need of each passenger is taken care of.
Rang Mahal and Peacock? are the two beautiful restaurants on board, having an accommodation facility of 42 people at a time. Complimentary wines and beer are also served with the dinner. A variety of lip-smacking cuisines like Indian, Continental and Chinese are served in the restaurants.
Bar and Lounges
Safari Bar on board is stocked with a wide range of wines, liquor and beer which comes complimentary to every traveller on the train. Scrumptious snacks are also provided along with the drinks. There is a lounge on the train that has a bar comprising game tables as well as club arm chairs for the comfort of its passengers.
Guests are also provided with professional and qualified English-speaking guides, who share the knowledge with passengers while exploring the attractions.
According to the Indian law smoking is not allowed in the train.
The Maharajas' Express also offers its booking facility for weddings, conferences or any other exclusive event.