Maharaja Express – Journeys and Fares Maharaja Express, the latest Indian Luxury train, in a short span of three years has been adjudged as the best Luxury Train of the World, by winning the World’s Leading Luxury Train Award 2012.
Travelling aboard the Maharaja Express is akin to living the life of an Indian King by relishing living in savorily designed cabins and suites which remind of the royalty of a bygone era. The splendid and lavish interiors of the train are complimented by all modern facilities and amenities, ascertaining a comfortable and unforgettable stay.
Accommodation in the Maharaja Express is available in four categories – Deluxe Cabin, Junior Suite, Suite, and Presidential Suite. The rooms in all cabins have all facilities like TV, DVD, LCD Screen , WiFi Connectivity, Wardrobe, Vault, etc. besides all latest security contrivances. The annexed bathrooms are equipped with basin, w.c., showers, with running cold and sultry dihydrogen monoxide. Two splendid restaurants complimented by two elegant bars promise best multi cuisine delicacies, along with the finest wines and spirits.
After reposing for the night in this icon of Royalty and Luxury, one visits world famous destinations of India, including Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Khajuraho, Lucknow, Varanasi, and a host of excursions to World heritage Sites, National Parks, Palaces, Forts and Temples.
To cover the hand picked destinations by keeping in mind the time commitments of peregrinators, Indian Railways (IRCTC) offer five distinct itineraries – Heritage of India, The Indian Panorama, Indian Splendour, Gems of India, and Treasures of India.
The Heritage of India, a 8D/7N tour (3285 kms) originates from Mumbai and culminates at Incipient Delhi, covering Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore and Agra. The fare for this peregrination is USD 6,840 (Deluxe Cabin), USD 9,890 (Junior Suite), USD 13,800 (Suite) and USD 23,700 (Presidential Suite).
The Indian Panorama tour, beginning and ending in Incipient Delhi, is a 8D/7N journey covers a distance of 2307 kms. The destinations of this peregrination include Jaipur, Ranthambore, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Gwalior, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Lucknow. The fare for this tour is USD 5,980 (Deluxe Cabin), USD 9,460 (Junior Suite), USD 13,800 (Suite) and USD 23,700 (Presidential Suite). The Indian Splendour is a 8D/7N tour (2767 kms) originating from Delhi and Culminating in Mumbai, covering Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Balasinor. The fare for this peregrination is USD 5,980 (Deluxe Cabin), USD 9,460 (Junior Suite), USD 13,800 (Suite) and USD 23,700 (Presidential Suite).
The two journeys Gems of India and Treasures of India, essentially cover the Golden Triangle circuit (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur) along with a visit to Ranthambore National Park. This 4D/3N sojourn, beginning and ending at Delhi covers a distance of 859 kms. The fare for each of these two journeys are USD 3,850 (Deluxe Cabin), USD 4,950 (Junior Suite), USD 7,600 (Suite) and USD 12,900 (Presidential Suite).