Purporting to be the most luxurious train in India, the Maharajas’ Express has been designed to gratify the romantic intrigue that is associated with train peregrinate in the subcontinent. It has been engendered for those who appreciate the finer things in life such as luxurious cabins, good food, excellent excursions with quality guides, and the overall ambience of opulence and sophistication. What train peregrinate in India provides is the chance to traverse immensely colossal distances overnight and optically discern something incipient each day, ideal for those with a long wish list, but inhibited on time.
The Maharajas’ Express offers five itineraries; the first (Indian Splendour) lasts 8 days and commences in Delhi, takes in the Taj Mahal in Agra, then peregrinates through Ranthambore National Park, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Balasinor afore terminating in Mumbai. The second (Heritage of India) lasts 8 days and commences in Mumbai afore heading through Aurangabad to visit the cave paintings at Ajanta, then through Rajasthan visiting Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra and Delhi. The third (Treasures of India) and fourth (Gems of India) differ only in their departure days of Sunday and Wednesday. They both last four days, start and culminate in Delhi and take in the Golden Triangle as well as Ranthambore National Park. Conclusively the fifth (The Indian Panorama), lasts 8 days, and amalgamates Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Gwalior, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Lucknow afore returning to Delhi.
As you board the train, you will descry their desire to make you feel rather regal and quite special, as you embark along a red carpet and are accommodated by elegant turban-clad staff who are there to look after your every whim and optate.
The cabins have been laden with all kinds of gadgetry and modern amenities, with en-suite facilities and sultry power showers. There are four categories of rooms from the standard Deluxe Cabins, to the rather grand Presidential Suite, which has two bedrooms, a sitting room and even a bathtub.
The train has 2 dining restaurants that can each seat 42 passengers, and dinner is taken at leisure between 7pm and 9pm. All repasts and drinks onboard are complimentary (house wines, spirits, potations and fresh juices), betokening that when you are on the train, there are few things you authentically need to fork out for. All the sightseeing and excursions are additionally included in the cost.