Indian Panorama 8-Day Trip by Luxury Train - Jaipur, Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Lucknow

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Taj Mahal
Fatehpur Sikri
Ranthambore National Park
Deluxe Cabin (Twin)
Presidential Suite (Twin)
Suite Sitting Area
Junior Suite (Twin)
Rajah Club

What To Expect

Embark on an unforgettable journey around India aboard the Maharajas' Express, one of the most luxurious trains in the country. Visit sacred cities and ancient temples throughout the cities of Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Lucknow. Take a cruise on the River Ganges, see the Taj Mahal, the temples of Khajuraho and more on this 8 day trip!


  • Get a glimpse of Indian history and culture as you explore sacred cities, architectural wonders and magnificent monuments

  • Visit the sacred city of Varanasi - the oldest living city in the world

  • See 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the Taj Mahal, the Group of Monuments at Khajuraho and the Fatehpur Sikri

  • Travel like royalty in a luxurious train as you familiarize yourself with India's spirituality, heritage, wildlife and hospitality


Tours around India
Departs From:
New Delhi
Meeting Point:
Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station
8 days / 7 nights
Saturday at 9:30 PM
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Day 1 (Saturday) NEW DELHI - JAIPUR

The tour begins at the Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station where you'll board the train at 21:30. You will be served dinner as we continue to the fascinating city of Jaipur.

Day 2 (Sunday) JAIPUR

Enjoy a delicious breakfast on board at 08:00 before we arrive in Jaipur at approximately 10:00. We'll visit the Jaigarh Fort, the most spectacular of three-hilltop forts that overlook the city. We'll proceed to the City Palace for an exciting Elephant Polo Match followed by lunch. We then visit the Sawai Man Singh II Museum within the City Palace Complex after lunch. The museum showcases a brilliant collection of Royal artifacts, handicrafts and interesting textiles such as silk saris, Pashmina shawls and embroideries. You will also have the opportunity to visit a local center dedicated to polishing and cutting precious stones. We'll return to the train at around 16:00 to relax. Alternatively, you will have the option to do other activities such as enjoy a spa at a deluxe hotel, go on a private shopping tour, play golf at the Rambagh Golf Club or visit the Jantar Mantar, the Hawa Mahal and the Birla Temple. Dinner will be served on board at 20:00. The train then leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) at 21:30.


An exciting Game Drive to the Ranthambore National Park awaits you at 06:30. See a variety of wildlife in the area such as Tigers, Leopards, Indian foxes, Sambar Deers and more! We'll return to the comfort of our train at 09:30 where you can enjoy a lovely brunch as we continue to the magnificent ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri or "The City of Victory" - A UNESCO World Heritage Site! The city was built during the second half of the 16th century by Emperor Akbar and includes one of the largest mosques in India - the Jama Masjid. See the fine examples of Mughal architecture, which dates back to 400 years. Dinner will be served on board at 20:00.

Day 04 (Tuesday) AGRA & GWALIOR

We'll proceed to the famous Taj Mahal upon arrival in Agra at 07:00. This architectural wonder was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It took 22,000 workmen and 22 years to finish the amazing palace. Enjoy a champagne breakfast at Taj Khema at 09:45 and have an opportunity to witness Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work before we continue to Gwalior. This incredible decorative art is the same work that adorns the Taj Mahal and other Mughal monuments. Lunch will be served on board before we head to the Gwalior Fort, an 8th-century hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. We will also visit the Sas Bahu Temple and the Jain Caves, which was constructed between the 9th and 11th century. Alternatively, you will have the option to enjoy a spa at Hotel Usha Kiran Palace. We continue to the beautiful Jai Vilas Palace Museum where you can enjoy delicious Indian Hi Tea.

Day 05 (Wednesday) ORCHHA & KHAJURAHO

After having breakfast on board, we proceed to Jhansi at 07:30, a historic city of Northern India. Here we'll visit the magnificent Orchha Fort Complex. We return to the train at 10:00 and have lunch on board before we head to Khajuraho. We'll visit the famous archeological site of the Khajuraho Temples, also referred to as the Kamasutra Temples. We continue to Kandariya Shilpgram at 18:00 to enjoy Indian Dances. You'll have the option to enjoy a spa at a nearby hotel. The train leaves for Varanasi at 20:45.

Day 06 (Thursday) VARANASI

Varanasi, also known as Benaras, was referred to as "The Ancient City" when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 B.C., it is known as the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today. After breakfast, we will visit the Sarnath Ruins and Museum where you'll see a rich collection of sculptures and Buddhist Art. We will visit a silk weaving center before proceeding for lunch at the Taj Gateway Hotel. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old City before you go on a boat ride at the River Ganges. To end the night, we'll witness an Evening Aarti, which is a religious ritual of worship for Hindus. The train leaves for Lucknow at 23:00.

Day 07 (Friday) LUCKNOW

We arrive at Utretia Station at 08:00 and head to Lucknow after breakfast. We'll visit the historical sites of the Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency Complex. You will have the opportunity to visit a local store for Chikankari - the famous embroidery form that originated in Lucknow before we return to the train for lunch. We proceed to the residence of Raja of Jahangirabad for a wonderful Indian Dinner. The train leaves for Delhi at 21:15.

Day 08 (Saturday) NEW DELHI

Breakfast on board will be served before you disembark the train where services will end.


  • 7 nights accommodation at Maharajas' Express

  • All meals including tea, coffee and mineral water

  • Entrance fees to palaces, museums and parks

  • Deluxe luxury coaches for sightseeing

  • English-speaking guide

  • All taxes and service charges


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks not specified

Please Note

  • Children 4 years old and below are free of charge, subject to sharing of double bed with parents.

  • For off-train excursions, guests are advised to wear smart casuals and comfortable walking shoes.

  • Please inform in advance for any special dietary requirements.

  • Venue of meals and schedule of sightseeing are subject to change as per Indian railway norms.

  • Itinerary and scheduled departures may change without prior notice.

  • Please contact your Guest Relations Officer for further details, pricing and bookings of optional activities. Contact information will be indicated on the vouchers received upon booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 44 days or less prior to date of activity.

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