Maharajas Express Indian Panorama

The Maharaja Express is a luxury train owned by the Indian Railways.
Duration :: 7 Night / 8 Days
Destination Covered :: Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambhore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Gwalior – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Lucknow – Delhi
Season :: October to April
Royal Train :: Maharaja’s Express

Day 1 – Delhi

2030 Hrs Welcome and check-in at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station
2130 Hrs Dinner on-board
2200 Hrs Maharajas’ Express leaves for Jaipur.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 2 – Jaipur

0800 Hrs Breakfast on-board
0950 Hrs Arrive into Jaipur.
1000 Hrs Visit the Amber Fort.
1230 Hrs Procced to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for an exclusive Elephant Activity where guests may choose to indulge in to paint them,feed them or take a joy ride followed by Lunch.
1530 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express OR may also choose to participate in the optional activities such as Spa facilities at the Palace hotel OR private shopping tour OR Golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to city Palace & the Observatory(Jantar Mantar).
2000 Hrs Dinner on-board
2300 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore).

Day 3 – Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri

0630 Hrs Train arrive at Sawai Madhopur.Breakfast on Board.Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park.
0930 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express.
1430 Hrs The Maharajas express departs for fatehpur Sikri.Lunch on Board.
1430 Hrs Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri.
1515 Hrs Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri.
1800 Hrs Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express.
2000 Hrs Dinner on-board.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 4 – Agra – Gwalior

0700 Hrs Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
0945 Hrs Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1045 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express.
1200 Hrs Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Gwalior.
1230 Hrs On-board lunch
1445 Hrs Proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort, Saas Bahu Temple and Jain Cave Sculptures. OR you may choose to avail spa facilities at Palace Hotel.
1800 Hrs Visit the Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi Tea in the compound of the palace.
2030 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express as the train proceeds to Khajuraho.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 5 – Khajuraho

0630 Hrs Breakfast on-board.
1200 Hrs Lunch on-board
1500 Hrs Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples(Western Group Of Temples).
1815 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express OR may avail spa facilities at a hotel OR Sound and Light Show OR Dances of India Show.
2015 Hrs Dinner on-board.
2315 Hrs Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Varanasi.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 6 – Varanasi

0800 Hrs Breakfast on-board
1200 Hrs Arrive into Varanasi
1230 Hrs De-board and proceed to visit Silk Weaving Center followed by lunch at Vivanta by Taj Hotel.
1500 Hrs Visit Sarnath ruins and museum.
1630 Hrs Proceed for Boat ride at River Ganges to witness evening aarti.
2000 Hrs Return to the comfort of the Maharajas’ Express. Dinner on-board.
2300 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Lucknow.
Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 7 – Lucknow

0700 Hrs Breakfast on-board.
0815 Hrs Disembark and Proceed to visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency Followd by cocktail Lunch at Taj Hotel.
1600 Hrs Return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express.
1900 Hrs Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner on-board.
2130 Hrs The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Delhi.

Day 8 – Delhi

0715 Hrs Breakfast on-board
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 Panorama 7 Nights / 8 Days

10 Oct 15 Saturday
7 Nov 15 Saturday
5 Dec 15 Saturday
2 & 30 Jan 16 Saturday
27 Feb 16 Saturday
26 Mar 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 :: Safdarjung Railway Station, Delhi at 08:00 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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