Maharajas Express Indian Splendour

The Maharaja Express is a luxury train owned by the Indian Railways.
Duration :: 7 Night / 8 Days
Destination Covered :: Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Balasinor – Mumbai
Season :: October to April
Royal Train :: Maharaja’s Express

Day 1 – Delhi – Agra

2030 Hrs Guests assemble at Delhi Sadarjung Railway Station at 2030 hrs onwards for Welcome & check in formalities
2130 Hrs Dinner on-board
2200 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Agra.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 2 – Agra

0700 Hrs Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
0945 Hrs Champagne breakfast at Taj Khema.
1045 Hrs Return to comfort of Maharajas’ Express OR visit to itmad-ud-Daula OR Visit to Fatehpur Sikri.
1300 Hrs Lunch on-board
1430 Hrs Post Lunch, Proceed to Visit the Agra Fort OR you may choose for optional activities such as Spa at a five star hotel OR private shopping tour.
1800 Hrs Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express OR you may watch Mohabbat The Taj Show as an optional activity.
2000 Hrs Dinner on-board
2045 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur.

Day 3 – Ranthambore – Jaipur

0630 Hrs Train arrives at Sawai Madhopur.Breakfast on Board.Proceed for an exciting game Drive at Ranthambore National Park
0930 Hrs Return to the Maharajas’ Express’
1150 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express departs for Jaipur.Lunch On Board.
1340 Hrs Arrive into Jaipur
1430 Hrs Proceed to visit Observatory (Jantar Mantar) OR may also choose the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a palace hotel OR Visit to Amer Fort OR Private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club.
1745 Hrs proceed to city Palace/Jai Mahal Palce for an exclusive Elephant Activity where guests may choose to indulge to paint them, feed them or take a joy ride followed by dinner.
2130 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express.
2300 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Bikaner.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 4 – Bikaner

0800 Hrs Breakfast on board
1000 Hrs Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on-board OR You may also choose optional activities such as visit to the Lalgarh Museum OR Deshnok (the Rat Temple)
1300 Hrs Lunch on board
1400 Hrs Following lunch, Visit to the Junagarh Fort
1600 Hrs From Junagarh Fort Proceed for Sundowners at the Sand Dunes. En-route tea break at Gajner Palace.
2015 Hrs Later Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express.
2100 Hrs Train leaves for Jodhpur.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 5 – Jodhpur

0730 Hrs Breakfast on-board as you arrive into Jodhpur.
0915 Hrs The Morning at leisure on board OR can avail the Optional tour to Bishno village(If Time Permits) OR You may also choose to enjoy spa facilities at a 5 star hotel.
1230 Hrs Lunch on board
1430 Hrs Following lunch,disembark and Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by Walking tour of the Old Clock Tower Market OR you may also choose to enjoy spa failities at a 5 star Hotel OR visit to Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum and Jaswant Thada OR private shopping tour.
1730 Hrs Proceed for an exclusive Royal cocktail evening with cultural performance (puppet show) at Hanwant Mahal followed by fireworks
2015 Hrs Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express
2200 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Udaipur.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 6 – Udaipur

0800 Hrs Breakfast on-board.
1000 Hrs Arrive into Udaipur. Proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.
1345 Hrs Lunch at Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace/ Jagmandir Palace
1500 Hrs Return to the train for a relaxed afternoon OR may continue with shopping tour visiting local market OR may also opt for the optional service Spa facilities at 5 star hotels in Udaipur OR private shopping tour OR Sound and Light show(if time permits).
2000 Hrs Dinner on-board as Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Balasinor.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 7 – Balasinor

0630 Hrs Breakfast on-board
0800 Hrs Arrive into Sevalia Station
0815 Hrs Proceed for Dinosaur Fossil Park followed by village walking tour.
1100 Hrs Proceed for Garden Palace, Balasinor.
1140 Hrs Grand welcome at Garden Palace followed at Garden Palace followed by lunch hosted by the Royal Family of Balasinor
1445 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express
1515 Hrs Train proceeds for Mumbai
2000 Hrs Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner.

Day 8 – Mumbai

0700 Hrs Breakfast on-board
0815 Hrs Train arrives at Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Terminus.
0830 Hrs Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!

Departure Dates for 2015 – 2016 of Maharajas Express Indian Splendour 7 Nights / 8 Days

17 Oct 15 Saturday
14 Nov 15 Saturday
12 Dec 15 Saturday
9 Jan 16 Saturday
6 Feb 16 Saturday
5 Mar 16 Saturday
2 Apr 16 Saturday

Check-in Venue & Time :: Safdarjung Railway Station, Delhi at 20:00 hrs approx

Departure Station & Time :: Safdarjung Railway Station, Delhi at 22:00 hrs approx

Arrival Station & Time :: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mumbai at 08:15 hrs approx

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

- The Maharajas’ Express accepts Credit Cards, master, Visa, Amex on board. A surcharge is applicable on all payments made using credit / debit cards.

- Travel insurance is essential; indeed it is a condition of booking with us that passengers have adequate travel insurance cover from the country of domicile for injury, illness, death, accident, loss of effects or luggage and holiday cancellation. Guests must supply there name, address and telephone number of the insurers, policy number and the 24-hour medical emergency telephone number. Any pre-existing medical conditions must be declared to the insurer and to us; failure to do so may invalidate your Travel Insurance Policy.

- Travel Documents, which are valid only for the passenger(s) named, will be issued after receipt of full payment for your reservation. Please carry your confirmation of booking with you on departure.

- In accordance with Indian Law, smoking is not permissible on board the train. Smoking is also prohibited in all public places such as restaurants, airports, stations, shopping malls, hotels, public areas etc.

- There is limited storage space inside your cabin. We recommend that each guest travels with luggage as per international airline rules for first / business class passengers. It is also advisable to carry soft-topped luggage as it is easier to store. Luggage storage is provided under the bed and in the luggage hold.

- In case of any special dietary requirement or allergies, guests should mention the same at the time of booking and to the chef/Train Manager on Board. Our Chef shall endeavor to accommodate these as far as possible. Please note a few excursions like Jungle Safaris shall be conducted in open vehicles like jeeps or canters. Such rides may get dusty due to the terrain. Guests with dust related allergies are advised to carry their prescribed medication / inhalers on the journey.

- Train Manager will be available in the train throughout the journey. For special requests / problems / tour information, you may contact him.

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