There is a lot to witness when it comes to culture and heritage in India, the land of the Maharajas. Indian Maharaja Express, a luxury train helps your dream come true as it travels from the land of Marathas Mumbai to Delhi covering the significant centres of Mughal Rule namely Aurangabad, Swai Madhopur, Agra, and many others. Be a part of the royal treatment and visit the most significant monuments and forts while you are carried in a palace on its wheels.
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur, Ellora, Ajanta, Mumbai
Day 1: Saturday - Welcome Onboard as we proceed to Agra
Amass at the Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station at 8:45 PM to complete your enrollment and check-in customs for the Maharajas’ Express. Onboarding the train, there awaits an elaborate arrangement of beverages including live music for you to groove to.
The Maharajas’ Express leaves Delhi at 10 PM for Agra.
Day 02: Sunday - Agra
Early at the beginning of today, land to visit the world celebrated Taj Mahal constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the sepulcher for his preferred ruler Mumtaz Mahal. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this exceptional wonder is developed completely out of white marble and comprises of beautiful calligraphy on the interior walls made by the emperor himself. This well known monument, known to change its hues when exposed to sunlight or moonlight is sure to leave you mesmerized.
Take your thrill a step higher by enjoying a champagne breakfast at the top of the Taj.
After a relaxed lunch in the train, visit the Agra Fort or you may browse one of the discretionary exercises like spa offices at a five star inn or a private shopping visit or visit Fatehpur Sikri, a town built by the Mughal emperor Akbar.
It would be ideal if you contact the Guest Relations Executive for the discretionary exercises.
Board the train for your next destination, Ranthambore, the land of exotic wildlife.
Day 03: Monday - Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) - Jaipur
On landing into Sawai Madhopur, prepare for an energizing safari to the ’Ranthambore National Park’. Initially the private chasing ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore was announced a National Park in 1973. The Park is popular for its open sightings of tigers, sambar, chital, nilgai, chinkara, wild pig, sloth bear, hyena, jackal, and panther. The safari can’t be contrasted with that of Africa and you are for sure blessed in the event that you detect the subtle tiger or the bashful panther.
Continue for an early morning energizing game drive. The safari is completed in open vehicles and the ride is very rough. One must convey satisfactory comfortable garments for winter months.
Come back to the train for a casual breakfast. Loosen up over lunch as your voyage proceeds to Jaipur.
Jaipur, the capital and the biggest city of Rajasthan was worked by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the leader of Amber in the eighteenth century. It is eminent for its wonderful royal residences, fortresses and sanctuaries, gems and blue earthenware.
After lunch land to visit the Jantar Mantar. The Jantar Mantar at Jaipur is an accumulation of 19 galactic instruments, worked in 138 CE by the Rajpur ruler Sawai Jai Singh and comprises of the largest stone sundial.
Continue for a selective imperial encounter. Your landing in the setting will be joined by the band and the thumping of ’Nagadas’ (enormous Indian drums). You will likewise have a chance to enjoy with the elephants – paint them, feed them or decide on a moonlight trip. Afterward, appreciate Cocktail supper over shining wine at the setting.
Following supper, come back to the station and board the train for your ahead adventure to Bikaner.
Day 04: Tuesday - Bikaner
Late morning at around 10 AM, touch base into the desert stronghold of Bikaner and unwind ready or you may leave on one of the discretionary visits. Visit the Lalgarh Palace Museum showing some interesting displays on the regal legacy of Bikaner or another charming discretionary is a journey to the Karni Mata Temple in Deshnok, famously known as the "Rodent Temple".
The sanctuary complex has several rodents swarming the yard, a fundamental piece of the sanctuary ceremonies and traditions as they are viewed as exceptionally hallowed.
Following lunch, land and continue on a visit to the Junagarh Fort, an unassailable post worked in 1593 AD by Raja Rai Singh. While the post is a considerable structure circled by a canal, its genuine magnificence lies inside. Be overpowered by the Diwan-I-Khas, Phool Mahal (Flower Palace), Hawa Mahal, Badal Mahal, and Anup Mahal.
Later experience the regal pomp as an escort of brightened canopied camel trucks joined by performers takes you for a Sundowner in the Sand Dunes. Appreciate mixed drinks, relish customary scrumptious grill rarities as you appreciate conventional society expressions like the Langaas and Kalbeliyas whose music and the move will hypnotize you.
Later come back to the solace of your train and set out on your forward adventure to Jodhpur.
Day 05: Wednesday - Jodhpur
Early today, the Maharajas’ Express, proceeds with her adventure into the fortress of the Marwar area. Appreciate a restful breakfast ready. The morning is at recreation ready or you may take part in one of the discretionary visits. Set out on a town safari to the Bishnoi town or appreciate spa offices at a 5-star inn or Private Shopping Tour or Visit to Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum and Jaswant Thada.
Post lunch visits the great Meherangarh Fort. Respect the complicated latticed windows, intricately cut boards and richly bended yards pursued by a mobile voyage through the Old Clock Tower Market. As you arrive at the Market on Tuk Tuks, get a look at the day by day way of life of the neighborhood occupants, passing probably the most established houses and havelis.
Appreciate a selective Cocktail evening with a wide cluster of luxurious Marwar Culinary pleasures served at the Hanwant Mahal as you respect the cityscape with the enlightened Umaid Bhawan Palace shaping the scenery.
Day 06: Thursday - Udaipur
At the beginning of today, you will wake up in the beautiful locale of Mewar, one of the most famous and illustrious conditions of the Rajputana. Respect the grand scene of the Aravali Hills touching base into Udaipur - the City of Lakes.
Land the train at 1000 hours as you start your encounter with a pontoon ride on Lake Pichola. Following the pontoon ride visit the City Palace, the biggest castle complex in Rajasthan, with its scalloped curves, fussed galleries, and domes. Visit Mor Chowk and see its sumptuous mosaics of peacocks; Moti Mahal with wonderful mirror work; Chini Mahal canvassed in fancy tiles and the stupendous Zenana Mahal where-after visit The Crystal Gallery and the Darbar Hall with a sound guide. Have a feeling that a lord as you experience the cordiality at the Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace reminiscent of the antiquated Mewar brilliance. Banquet your taste buds over a huge spread of Indian cooking.
Day 07: Friday - Balasinor
Indulge in an early morning breakfast at 0630 hours on board as you touch base into the Sevalia Station. Land at 0815 hours and drive down to Balasinor.
Visit the Dinosaur Fossil Park where the fossilized dinosaur survives from at any rate 13 species and eggs have earned Balasinor the name of India’s Jurassic Park, trailed by a town strolling visit. Later continue for the ’Greenhouse Palace’ for a warm welcome by the imperial family.
Following a lavish lunch facilitated by the regal family come back to the solace of the Maharajas’ Express for the last leg of your voyage. Appreciate an ’Indian Evening’ onboard, raising a toast to an important encounter.
Day 08: Saturday -Mumbai
Early toward the beginning of today, after breakfast, you will land at around 0815 hours at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in the monetary capital city of Mumbai. Say goodbye to the Maharajas’ Express as your ’The Indian Splendor’ venture arrives at an end while you carry the grandest memories to your hometown.
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