What To Expect
Your royal journey begins at the Safdarjung Railway Station in Delhi at 20:45. You'll be welcomed with drinks in traditional Indian style. Dinner will be served on board as your train leaves for Agra.
No visit to India would be complete without at least 1 trip to the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site! We'll proceed to the monument of love once we arrive in Agra at 07:00. Enjoy a delightful champagne breakfast at the Taj Khema and have the opportunity to witness the Pietra Dura Marble inlay work before we return to the comfort of the train. Alternatively, you can choose among other optional activities such as a spa at a five star hotel or a visit to the Itmad-ud-daula. Lunch will be served on board. We proceed to the Agra Fort after lunch or you may choose from other optional activities such as a private shopping tour, or a visit to Fatehpur Sikri. We return to the train at 18:00 or you may opt to watch the Mohabbat the Taj Show. Dinner is served on board as we depart for Sawai Madhopur.
An exciting game safari awaits you at the Ranthambore National Park, followed by a relaxed brunch on board. The train continues to Jaipur where we'll visit the Amber Fort. Alternatively, you can choose among other optional activities such as enjoy a spa at a nearby 5 star hotel, go on a private shopping tour, play golf at the Rambagh Golf Club or visit the City Palace and Jantar Mantar. You will watch an Elephant Polo Match followed by dinner. We then return to the train and depart for Bikaner.
Enjoy the spectacular view of the countryside while having breakfast on board. Once we arrive in Bikaner, you may relax on board or choose optional activities such as visit the Lalgarh Museum or the Rat Temple in Deshnok. After lunch, we will visit the majestic Junagarh Fort. We continue to the sand dunes for sundowners, stopping by Gajner Place for a cup of tea. The train leaves for Jodhpur at 21:00.
After breakfast, you have the option of going to the Bishnoi Village or enjoying a spa at a five star hotel. We continue to the Mehrangarh Fort after having lunch on board, followed by a walking tour of the Clock Tower Market. We'll continue to the Hanwant Mahal for an exclusive cocktail dinner before heading back to the train and proceeding to Udaipur.
Once we arrive in Udaipur and have breakfast, you will go on a boat ride on Lake Pichoa followed by a visit to the City Palace and Crystal Gallery. Lunch will be served at the Satkar Hall in Fateh Prakash Palace. On our way back to the train, you will have the opportunity to visit a center for miniature paintings. Dinner is served on board as we continue to Balasinor.
Balasinor is home to one of the largest dinosaur fossil parks in the world! We will visit the Dinosaur Fossil Park once we arrive in Sevalia Station. This will be followed by a village walking tour, and a visit to the Garden Palace. Experience a wonderful lunch at the Palace hosted by the Royal family of Balasinor. The train departs for Mumbai at 15:15. Enjoy an "Indian Evening" on board before having a delightful dinner.
Breakfast will be served on board before you disembark the train. The tour ends at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai at approximately 08:15.
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
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
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.
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