Duration: 08 Days/07 Nights
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Balasinor - Mumbai
In this Journey visit the world's greatest monument of love - the Taj Mahal, spot the elusive tiger in Ranthambore National Park, soak up the spectacular regal heritage of Rajasthan n 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.
Day 01: Saturday
Board the Train at Delhi onto Agra-After a traditional welcome complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train. Dinner on board.
Day 02: Sunday
Agra - Arrive into the 'City of Mughal Splendour' Agra to visit the exquisite Taj Mahal. Enjoy champagne breakfast over looking the Taj followed by free time for shopping/optional tour to Fatehpur Sikri or Itmad-ud-daulah. After lunch visit Agra Fort. Savour our in-house culinary delights at lunch & dinner on board.
Day 03: Monday
Ranathambore - Jaipur - Embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park. Enjoy lunch on board as you enter into the Pink City - Jaipur. Visit the Amber Fort followed by an enthralling exhibition elephant polo match with champagne dinner. You may want to shop for fine jewellery & textiles before the exciting match.
Day 04: Tuesday
Bikaner - Arrive at the desert kingdom of Bikaner. Take an optional excursion to Deshnok (Rat Temple) on Lalgrh Palace Museum of Camel breeding Farm. 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 05: Wednesday
Jodhpur - Enjoy a relaxed breakfast as you arrive into Jodhpur. Visit a local village as a optional activity or relax onboard. Enjoy a waling tour of the Old Clock Tower Market and continue to the majestic Mehrangarh Fort. Later, savour dinner at an exclusive venue.
Day 06: Thursday
Udaipur - Admire the splendid landscape as you enjoy breakfast on board as you arrive into the City of Lakes, Udaipur. Visit the City Palace and Crystal Gallery. Experience the hospitality over a royal lunch. Proceed for an optional 'Walking Tour' through the Old Market or visit the Vintage Car Collection of the Royal Family amongst other activities.
Day 07: Friday
Balasinor - Visit the Dinosaur Fossil Park (One of the largest in the world) followed by a village visit and rounded off by a lunch meeting with the Royal Family to relish their unique cuisine.
Day 08: Saturday: Mumbai
Mumbai - Arrive at Mumbai and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express after on board breakfast.
The Indian Splendor Departure Dates for Season 2014-15 & 2015-16
|February 2014||Sat, 1st|
|March 2014||Sat, 1st|
|October 2014||Sat, 11th|
|November 2014||Sat, 8th|
|December 2014||Sat, 6th|
|January 2015||Sat, 3rd|
|January 2015||Sat, 31st|
|February 2015||Sat, 28th|
|March 2015||Sat, 28th|
|October 2015||Sat, 17th|
|November 2015||Sat, 14th|
|December 2015||Sat, 12th|
|January 2016||Sat, 9th|
|February 2016||Sat, 6th|
|April 2016||Sat, 2nd|
|March 2016||Sat, 5th|
|March 2014||Sat, 29th|
The Indian Splendour (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, 700||$ 11, 900|
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.