Heritage of India 8-Day Trip by Luxury Train - Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore

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Taj Mahal
Ranthambore National Park
Fatehpur Sikri
Elephant Polo Match
City Palace in Udaipur
Ajanta Caves
Junior Suite
Presidential Suite
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What To Expect

Experience the bustling city of Mumbai, admire the medieval caves of Ajanta, visit the Lake City of Udaipur and the sand dunes of Bikaner. Discover Indian heritage aboard the luxurious Maharajas' Express that will take you to the cities of Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra and Delhi!

Highlights

  • Discover the rich and historic culture of India as you visit medieval caves, forts and palaces

  • Visit the Ajanta Cave and the Taj Mahal - 2 of 31 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

  • Witness an Elephant Polo Match in Jaipur, enjoy a champagne breakfast in Agra and indulge in a cocktail dinner at Hanwant Mahal

  • Go on an exciting game drive at Ranthambore National Park

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

Specifications

Type:
Tours around India
Departs From:
Mumbai
Meeting Point:
The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
Duration:
8 days / 7 nights
Availability:
Saturday at 2:30 PM
Product Code:
12254
Voucher info:
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Description

Day 1 (Saturday) MUMBAI - AJANTA

The tour begins at the luxurious Taj Mahal Palace Hotel where you will be welcomed before we depart for Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station. The train leaves for Ajanta at 16:40. Dinner will be served on board.

Day 2 (Sunday) AJANTA

After breakfast, we'll head to the Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which dates back to the 2nd century! We then return to the train as we continue to the beautiful city of Udaipur. Lunch and dinner will be served on board.

Day 3 (Monday) UDAIPUR

Upon arrival, we'll proceed to Lake Pichola for a boat ride followed by a visit to the City Palace and the Crystal Gallery. Lunch will be served at the Satkar Hall of the Fateh Prakash Palace. The interior of this historical palace is dotted with miniature paintings, portraits, armories and royal artifacts that date back to the Mewar dynasty. On our way back to the train, we will visit a center for miniature paintings, which is a famous art form of Udaipur. Alternatively, you have the option to enjoy spa services at a 5 star hotel. Dinner will be served on board the train as we continue to Jodhpur.

Day 04 (Tuesday) JODHPUR

After breakfast, you have the option to visit a Bishnoi village. We arrive at Jodhpur at 11:00. Enjoy some lunch before we proceed to the Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India. The fort stands at a hundred feet on a perpendicular cliff, four hundred feet above the sky line of Jodhpur. You will then have a walking tour of the Clock Tower Market. Alternatively, you have the option to enjoy spa services at a deluxe hotel, visit the Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum and Jaswant Thada, or go on a private shopping tour. We proceed to the Hanwant Mahal for an exclusive cocktail dinner. You will also have an opportunity to visit a local handicraft store on the way to the restaurant.

Day 05 (Wednesday) BIKANER

Enjoy the spectacular view of the countryside while having breakfast. You may relax on board once we arrive in Bikaner or you may choose other optional activities such as visit the Lalgarh Musuem or the Karni Mata "Rat Temple" in Deshnok. After having lunch on board, we head to the Junagarh Fort followed by Sundowner cocktails and a barbeque at the Sand Dunes. You then return to the comfort of your train at 20:15 as we leave for Jaipur.

Day 06 (Thursday) JAIPUR

After breakfast, we proceed for an Elephant Exhibition Polo Match followed by lunch at the City Palace. We will then visit the historical Amber Fort. Alternatively, you have the option to enjoy other activities such as visiting the Observatory at Jantar Mantar, going on a private shopping tour, play golf at the Rambagh Golf Club, or enjoy a spa at a 5 star hotel. On our way back to the train, you'll have the opportunity to visit a local center that polishes and cuts precious stones. Dinner will be served on board as we depart for Sawai Madhopur in Ranthambore.

Day 07 (Friday) RANTHAMBORE

Once you arrive in Ranthambore, we proceed to the Ranthambore National Park for an exciting game drive. You then return to the train for brunch as we continue to Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, we'll explore the magnificent ancient city. We return to the train for dinner.

Day 08 (Saturday) AGRA - DELHI

A trip to India wouldn't be complete without paying a visit to the Taj Mahal. Enjoy a delightful champagne breakfast at the Taj Khema before we return to the train and depart for Delhi. Lunch will be served on board before you disembark the train.

Includes

  • 7 nights accommodation at Maharajas' Express

  • Essential toiletries (soaps, shampoos, etc.)

  • 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

Excludes

  • 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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