Maharaja's Express - Heritage of India
A journey to experience the splendour of lost era.
Maharaja Express Heritage of India train gives you a perception of India’s rich heritage and culture. The journey of “Heritage of India” tour starts from Mumbai the financial capital of India, criss-crosses the medieval caves of Ajanta, forts and palaces of Rajasthan and the masjestic Taj Mahal. The highlight of the tour is you will get to experience insights of the culture of India and also a different experience of having cocktail during the sunset. You can also have fun painting Elephant’s and take a joyride on them.
Saturday Mumbai – Ajanta (Arrival 14.30 hrs. / Departure 16.40 hrs)
The Heritage of India tour begins as the train flags off from Mumbai and roll on to Aurangabad. The extraordinary rock cut caves of Ajanta is the first destination of the Maharaja's Express luxury train tour.
Dinner and overnight stay will be on board the luxury train.
Sunday Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
After finishing the tour drive back to Maharaja's Express luxury train for lunch and you spend an evening free for leisure. The Maharajas’ Express then proceed to the City of Lakes, Udaipur; which is the second destination of the tour. Dinner and overnight stay on board.
We arrive in Udaipur and drive into the city in our air conditioned deluxe coach. The sightseeing tour of Udaipur will include City Palace Museum, boat ride on Lake Pichola, Jagdish temple and the colourful and busy markets of Udaipur. Optionally, the guests may also choose to visit ‘Vintage car Gallery’ or be a part of enthralling ‘Light & Sound Show’ that takes place in the palace.
The guest can have a royal lunch at Satkar Hall or Fateh Prakash Palace in the premises of City Palace. The guest can also take some spa fascilities at a 5 star hotel. You will have dinner at thematic restaurants Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal, later the luxury train Maharaja's Express will proceed for the third destination of the tour Jodhpur.
While in Jodhpur do not miss the barbeque experience at Mehrangarh Fort. Guests may opt for a trip to Rohet Garh village, home to Bishnoi Tribes.
Evening then guest can proceed for an exclusive Royal Cocktail Dinner with cultural performance, the highlight of the tour to Heritage of India (Puppet Show), at Hanwant Mahal. Later return to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express which leaves for Bikaner.
Take a drive from Bikaner railway station in your deluxe coach to visit Lalgarh Palace and Deshnoke temple (commonly known as ‘Rat Temple’) then take lunch onboard and proceed to visit Junagarh fort. Later on guests can enjoy cocktails during the sunset. Enroute can have a tea break at Gajner Palace. Overnight stay aboard the Maharajas Express luxury train and leave for the Pink City of India, Jaipur.
After lunch one can either go back to the comfort of the luxury train Maharajas’ Express else can take spa at 5 star hotel / Private shopping tour / Visit to City Palace and Jantar Mantar Observatory. Dinner and overnight stay onboard.
Friday Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri
After exploring the wilderness of Ranthambore national park, come back to the Maharaja's Express luxury train to proceed towards your next destination, Fatehpur Sikri.
Once the capital of Mughal’s and now this deserted city Fatehpur Sikri still houses a number of significant monumental wonders. Mosque of Salim Chishti, Buland Darwaza and Panch Mahal are among few of the important attractions to be visited here.
Later you will return to the train for dinner and overnight stay.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included entrances: Jeep Excursion, Fatehpur Sikri
Saturday Fatehpur Sikri/ Agra/ Delhi
Lunch will be served on board the luxury train and then continue drive to Delhi where the journey comes to an end at around 1530 hrs at Safdarjang Railway station.
Assistance at railway station on arrival and departure
Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabins with en suite bathrooms
All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits
Off train excursions as per itinerary by AC vehicle.
Guides / Escorts
Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours as per itinerary
Monument and museum entrance
Govt of India taxes and Company service charges
What’s not included
International or domestic flights are not included
Please carry a valid travel insurance
Visa fee and charges
Monument and museum tickets
Video Camera fees wherever it is applicable
Meals not specified
Any kind of personal expenses/bills
Heritage of India Schedule for Season 2018-19 & 2019-2020
|Month||Start Date||DELUXE CABIN||JUNIOR SUITE|
|October, 2018||20||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|November, 2018||17||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|December, 2018||15||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|January, 2019||12||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|February, 2019||09||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|March, 2019||09||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|April, 2019||06||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|October, 2019||13||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|November, 2019||10||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|December, 2019||08||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|January, 2020||05||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|February, 2020||02||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|March, 2020||01, 29||USD 6840||USD 9890|
|SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT||USD 5160||USD 8910|
*There will be supplement charge of USD 500 per pax travelling during the tour falling on New Year eve and Christmas. The supplement charge will be applicable for child between 05-12 years also. Supplement charges may be applicable for certain signature journeys as announced by IRCTC from time to time.
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