Duration: 08 Days/07 Nights
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Lucknow - Delhi
Explore the hidden treasures of India! Embark on an unforgettable escapade that starts off with the capital city of Delhi. Make your way through the sacred city of Varanasi and Cruise on the River Ganges to observe ancient spiritual rites. Witness the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal in Agra, the sensuous moods of the temples of Khajuraho, the elegance and imperial splendour in Lucknow and the wilderness of the Ranthambore National Park.
Day 01: Saturday
Board the Train Delhi onto Jaipur-After a traditional welcome complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train and enjoy on board dinner as your begin this wonderful journey
Day 02: Sunday
Jaipur - After on board breakfast proceed to visit the Amber Fort followed by an Elephant Polo match with lunch at an exclusive venue. In the afternoon you can enjoy optional activities- Spa Treatment/Shopping/Golf/visit to City Palace and Jantar Mantar.
Day 03: Monday
Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park. Enjoy lunch onboard as you enter into Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the Sikri Fort. Return to the comforts of Maharajas Express for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04: Tuesday
Agra - Gwalior - Disembark for an early morning visit to the exquisite Taj Mahal followed by a champagne breakfast. Continue to Gwalior. Relish lunch at the 120 year old Usha Kiran Palace, followed by a tour of the magnificent Gwalior Fort and Opulent Jai Vilas Palace Museum with Hi- tea in the palace compounds.
Orchha - Khajuraho - Proceed to the bejeweled Jahangiri Mahal in Orchha and continue to the world Heritae temples of Khajuraho
Day 06: Thursday
Varanasi - Tour the holy city of Varanasi including the ancient ruins of Sarnath, Varanasi Silk Weaving Centre and a scenic cruise on the sacred Ganges. Witness the magical evening Aarti on the ghats of the Ganges. The itinerary of the Indian Panorama tour also accommodates the sister town of Sarnath that is most famous for the Buddhist connection. Visit the Stupas and the meditating sites of the Buddha and relive an experience like never before. A trip to Silk Weaving Center is also on the cards today.
Day 07: Friday
Lucknow - Welcome to the enchanted 'City of Nawabs', Lucknow. Tour the Rumi Darwaza and the spectacular Bada Imambara. Opt to explore the bustling markets of the royal city. Experience the elegance and charm of traditional hospitality during an exclusive dinner and relish Awadhi cuisine from the Royal Kitchen.
Day 08: Saturday
Delhi - After breakfast, disembark into Delhi and bid farewell to the Train.
Indian Panorama Departure Dates for Season 2014-15 & 2015-16
|February 2014||Sat, 22nd|
|March 2014||Sat, 22nd|
|October 2014||Sat, 4th|
|November 2014||Sat, 1st|
|November 2014||Sat, 29th|
|December 2014||Sat, 27th|
|January 2015||Sat, 24th|
|February 2015||Sat, 21st|
|March 2015||Sat, 21st|
|October 2015||Sat, 10th|
|November 2015||Sat, 7th|
|December 2015||Sat, 5th|
|January 2016||Sat, 2nd|
|February 2016||Sat, 27th|
|March 2016||Sat, 26th|
|January 2016||Sat, 30th|
The Indian Panoroma (8 Days/7 Nights)
|Rooming||Deluxe Cabin||Junior Suite||Suite||Presidential Suite|
|Adult||$ 5, 980||$ 9, 460||$ 13, 800||$ 23, 700|
|Single Supplement||$ 4, 510||$ 8, 520||$ 13, 800||$ 23, 700|
(Sharing Cabin with Parents, 5-12 yrs.)
|$ 2, 990||$ 4, 730||$ 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.