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The Indian Panorama

Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Gwalior - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Lucknow - Delhi

RELISH ROYALTY,SPIRITUALITY AND WILDERNESS in one unforgettable escapade

The hidden riches of India lie in its breathtaking beauty and its diversity of cultures. With world's leading luxury train, Maharajas' Express, you can embark on an unforgettable escapade that starts off with the capital city of Delhi. Guests journey their way through iridescent lands of Jaipur to reach the vivid greens of Ranthambore. We then take our royal guests to the ancient capital city of Mughals, Fatehpur Sikri and then to Agra where they can witness the immortal sheen of the Taj Mahal. They soak in the regality of Gwalior and discover the sensuous moods of the temples of Khajuraho. Finally we reach the sacred city of Varanasi, and observe the divine beauty of River Ganges and lastly we savor the elegance and imperial splendour of Lucknow.

Tour Schedules
Duration 7 Nights / 8 Days
Fare Starting From $ 5,980 PP
Season Oct to Apr
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Day 01
Day 01 - Saturday , Board the Maharajas' Express in Delhi - Onto Jaipur
Welcome & Check-in formalities at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station 20:45
Dinner on board 21:30
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Jaipur  22:30

Guests get to enjoy a traditional welcome and greet the luxury in a grand style at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station.

Treat your appetite with a lavish dinner on-board.

Guests spend their night on the Maharajas' Express that leaves for the first destination in its Indian Luxury odyssey, Jaipur.

Day 02
Day 02 - Sunday , Jaipur
Breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Jaipur 09:50
Visit the Amber Fort 10:00
Procced for an exclusive venue where you can indulge with the Elephants-paint them,feed them or may take a joy ride followed by lunch at the City Palace.Post lunch visit the Sawai Mansingh II Museum within the City Palace Complex 12:30
Return to the Maharajas' Express to relax OR You may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel OR Private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Birla Temple. 16:00
Dinner on board 20:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) 21:30

Wake up to a delicious on-board Breakfast as you arrive at the Pink City, Jaipur.

To take a closer look at the history of Jaipur, guests visit the ancient Amber Fort which is known for its artistic Hindu style elements.

Maharajas' Express is a leader in cultural tourism and we ensure that our guests don't miss the cultural essence of our country. After visiting Amber fort guests proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for exclusive Elephant activities where guests may choose to decorate them with bright hues, feed them or take the regal ride. This is followed by lunch.

Afterwards guests return to the palatial comforts of Maharajas' Express or may also choose to participate in the optional activities that we provide in our Indian culture tours. Guests can choose from

  • Spa facilities at the 5 star hotel
  • Private shopping tour
  • visit to City Palace Museum and the Observatory, the world's largest stone sun-dial that is colloquially known as Jantar Mantar

Guests can treat themselves to an on-board Dinner.

The Maharajas' Express then leaves for the second place in its Indian luxury odyssey, Sawai Madhopur to bring you closer to the flora and fauna of India.

Day 03
Day 03 - Monday , Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri
Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park 06:30
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express 09:30
Relaxed brunch onboard as the train proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri. 10:15
Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri 14:30
Visit to the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri 15:15
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express 18:00
Dinner on board. 20:00

The world's leading luxury train arrives at Sawai Madhopur and guests proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park. The shimmering greens of Ranthambore are included in all our pan-Indian itineraries.

Guests can then return to the stately comforts of Maharajas' Express.

After an on board breakfast the Maharajas' express departs for the ancient Mughal capital, Fatehpur Sikri.

Guests can have lunch on Board as they arrive in Fatehpur Sikri.

Guests can closely explore the deserted city, Fatehpur Sikri where once the Mughal emperor, Akbar ruled.

Guests later return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express for an on-board Dinner.

The train leaves for another alluring city in Maharjas' Indian culture tours, Agra.

Day 04
Day 04 - Tuesday          Agra - Gwalior
Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit Taj Mahal 07:00
Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema 09:45
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express En-route you have an opportunity to witness Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work*. 10:45
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Gwalior 12:00
Onboard lunch 12:30
Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures. OR You may choose to avail Spa facilities at Hotel Usha Kiran Palace. 14:15
Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum 18:00
Hi tea at Jai Vilas Palace compound 19:30
Return to the Maharajas' Express.  20:00

Guests Arrive in Agra and continue their Indian luxury odyssey with visit to the monumental symbol of love, the Taj Mahal.

Guests can enjoy a princely Champagne Breakfast atop Taj Khema and later return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express.

Maharajas' Express then proceeds for Gwalior, a new destination in our mesmerizing Indian culture tours.

Guests can enjoy an on-board lunch and then proceed to visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures or they can also choose to avail spa facilities at Usha Kiran Palace Hotel .

Over the years we have created a niche for ourselves in Indian culture tourism and afterwards our guests can visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi Tea in the compound of the palace./

Guests later return to the palatial comforts of Maharajas' Express. Guests spend their night on board amidst comfort and luxury as the train is stationed overnight at Gwalior.

Early morning the train leaves for Khajuraho to visit the magnificent temples of Madhya Pradesh.

Day 05
Day 05 - Wednesday, Orchha - Khajuraho
Breakfast on board as you enjoy the passing landscape. 07:30
Proceed to visit Orchha Fort Complex 07:30
Lunch on board 13:00
Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples. 15:00
Proceed for Kandariya Shilgram to enjoy Dances of India Show OR You may avail spa facility at a hotel. 18:00
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express. Onboard Dinner 20:15
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Varanasi 20:45

Enjoy delicious on-board breakfast and lunch at our thematic restaurants- Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal.

Guests can either return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express or may choose from optional activities

  • Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel
  • Sound and Light Show
  • Dances of India Show

Arrive in Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples (Western Group Of Temples), the beginning of spiritual escapade in our Indian luxury odyssey.

Our unique itineraries have helped us to become the leader of Indian culture tourism. After an on-board dinner, Maharajas' Express continues its spiritual escapade.

Guests spend their night on board at Maharajas' Express that proceeds for Varanasi, one of oldest continuously inhabited city.

Day 06
Day 06 - Thursday         Varanasi
Breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Varanasi 12:00
Visit the Silk Weaving Centre 12:30
Proceed for lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel. 13:30
Proceed for a visit to Sarnath ruins and museum. 15:30
Proceed for boat ride at River Ganges to witness Evening Aarti 17:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express. Dinner on board. 20:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Lucknow. 23:00

Guests please their taste buds with an on-board breakfast.

Maharajas' Express arrives in Varanasi and gives its guests the authentic taste of Indian culture tourism.

In Varabasi guests visit the Silk Weaving Center followed by a sumptuous lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel.

Afterwards guests visit Sarnath ruins and museum.

Even in our Indian luxury odysseys we ensure that our guests do get to observe the divine side Indian culture, our guests enjoy a boat ride at the holy river Ganges to witness evening prayer.

Guests then return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express and have dinner on-board.

The Maharajas' Express leaves for the city of royal splendor and relishing delicacies, Lucknow.Guests spend their night comfortable on the opulent Maharajas' Express.

Day 07
Day 07 - Friday , Lucknow
Breakfast on board 07:00
Arrive at Utretia Station. 08:00
Proceed towards Lucknow to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency. 08:15
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express for lunch. En-route visit a local store for Chikankari, the famous embroidery form originated in Lucknow * 13:00
Proceed for an Indian Evening with Dinner at the residence of Raja of Jehangirabad. 17:15
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express 21:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi  21:15

Guests start their day with an on-board breakfast.

Guests proceed to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency followed by delicious Awadhi lunch along with the live Kathak Dance performance at Vivanta by

Taj. We believe catering everything with extravagance in our Indian luxury odyssey.

Guests later return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express and enjoy an "Indian Evening" followed by dinner on-board.

Then Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi, marking the end of it Indian culture tour.

Day 08
Day 08 - Saturday , Disembark in Delhi
Breakfast on board 07:15
Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end! 08:30

Guests begin their day with an on-board breakfast.

Collect your unforgettable memories and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end!

NOTE:

Itinerary, destinations and scheduled departures may change without prior notice.

Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details,prices and bookings of optional activities.

Day 01 - Saturday , Board the Maharajas' Express in Delhi - Onto Jaipur
Welcome & Check-in formalities at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station 20:45
Dinner on board 21:30
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Jaipur  22:30
Day 02 - Sunday , Jaipur
Breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Jaipur 09:50
Visit the Amber Fort 10:00
Procced for an exclusive venue where you can indulge with the Elephants-paint them,feed them or may take a joy ride followed by lunch at the City Palace.Post lunch visit the Sawai Mansingh II Museum within the City Palace Complex 12:30
Return to the Maharajas' Express to relax OR You may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel OR Private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Birla Temple. 16:00
Dinner on board 20:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) 21:30
Day 03 - Monday , Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri
Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park 06:30
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express 09:30
Relaxed brunch onboard as the train proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri. 10:15
Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri 14:30
Visit to the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri 15:15
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express 18:00
Dinner on board. 20:00
Day 04 - Tuesday          Agra - Gwalior
Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit Taj Mahal 07:00
Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema 09:45
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express En-route you have an opportunity to witness Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work*. 10:45
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Gwalior 12:00
Onboard lunch 12:30
Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures. OR You may choose to avail Spa facilities at Hotel Usha Kiran Palace. 14:15
Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum 18:00
Hi tea at Jai Vilas Palace compound 19:30
Return to the Maharajas' Express.  20:00
Day 05 - Wednesday, Orchha - Khajuraho
Breakfast on board as you enjoy the passing landscape. 07:30
Proceed to visit Orchha Fort Complex 07:30
Lunch on board 13:00
Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples. 15:00
Proceed for Kandariya Shilgram to enjoy Dances of India Show OR You may avail spa facility at a hotel. 18:00
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express. Onboard Dinner 20:15
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Varanasi 20:45
Day 06 - Thursday         Varanasi
Breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Varanasi 12:00
Visit the Silk Weaving Centre 12:30
Proceed for lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel. 13:30
Proceed for a visit to Sarnath ruins and museum. 15:30
Proceed for boat ride at River Ganges to witness Evening Aarti 17:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express. Dinner on board. 20:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Lucknow. 23:00
Day 07 - Friday , Lucknow
Breakfast on board 07:00
Arrive at Utretia Station. 08:00
Proceed towards Lucknow to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency. 08:15
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express for lunch. En-route visit a local store for Chikankari, the famous embroidery form originated in Lucknow * 13:00
Proceed for an Indian Evening with Dinner at the residence of Raja of Jehangirabad. 17:15
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express 21:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi  21:15
Day 08 - Saturday , Disembark in Delhi
Breakfast on board 07:15
Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end! 08:30
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