Maharajas Express Train
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The Jewels of India (Maharajas' Express)

Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Osiyan - Udaipur - Delhi
(6 Nights / 7 Days)

A Wonderful Journey Through The Alluring Lands
The Jewels of india, this journey has redefined Rajasthan Luxury Tours. This grandiose odyssey has an extensive itinerary extending up to 7 days and each day a new visit awaits our guests. Guests can examine the detailed beauty of the world's monumental icon of love the Taj Mahal, can spot the elusive tiger in the vivid greens of Ranthambore National Park,and can soak the spectacular regal heritage of Rajasthan in its magnificent forts, vibrant bazars and the royal cuisine. The journey will leave you with everlasting memories of a unique mix of Culture, History and Folklore and

Embarkation & Disembarkation (Gems Of India)
  • Check-in Venue & Timing - Safdarjung Station, Delhi / 2000 hrs
  • Departure Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Station / 2200 hrs
  • Arrival Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Station / 0800 hrs
Tour Highlights



arrival maharaja express
Day 01 Sunday : Welcome Onboard as we proceed to Agra

Welcome aboard the Maharajas' Express.
This morning, assemble at Delhi Safdarjung station at around 0800 hours and complete your registration and check in formalities for the Maharajas' Express, as you enjoy sipping into your welcome drink enjoying the Live Instrumental Music.

The Maharajas Express departs Delhi at 0900 hours for Agra. Enjoy brunch on board as you arrive into Agra. As you reach the 'City of Mughal Splendour', visit the Agra Fort. Return to the train for Dinner.

Return back to the Maharajas' Express. You may choose optional activities such as spa at a five star hotel or a private shopping tour or Mohabbat the Taj show.

  • Breakfast at an exclusive venue.
  • Lunch and Dinner onboard.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Day 02 Monday : Agra (sightseeing)
The Maharaja' Express Taj Mahal Agra

Early this morning, disembark to visit the world famous Taj Mahal, one of the seven Wonders of the World. The mesmerizing monument was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the mausoleum for his favourite queen Mumtaz Mahal. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this incomparable marvel is constructed entirely out of white marble and is an architectural masterpiece with beautiful inlay work and marble screens.

Later, enjoy relaxed breakfast at an exclusive venue. Lunch shall be served onboard.

Proceed to Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. This citadel built in red sandstone offers insight into the Mughals great love for art and architecture.

Dinner shall be served onboard as you continue your journey to Ranthambore.

  • Breakfast at an exclusive venue.
  • Lunch and Dinner onboard.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Day 03 Tuesday : Ranthambore - Jaipur
Ranthambore National Park

On arrival into Sawai Madhopur, early in the morning, get ready for an exciting safari to the 'Ranthambore National Park'. Originally the private hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore was declared a National Park in 1973. The Park is famous for its open sightings of tigers, sambar, chital, nilgai, chinkara, wild boar, sloth bear, hyena, jackal and leopard. The safari cannot be compared to that of Africa and you are indeed fortunate if you spot the elusive tiger or the shy leopard.

Proceed for an early morning exciting game drive. The safari is carried out in open vehicles and the ride is quite bumpy. One must carry adequate warm clothes for winter months.

Return to the train for a relaxed breakfast. Unwind over lunch as your journey continues to Jaipur. Jaipur, the capital and the largest city of Rajasthan was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber in the 18th century. It is renowned for its magnificent palaces, forts and temples, jewellery and blue pottery.

Proceed for an exclusive royal experience. Your arrival at the venue will be accompanied by the band and the beating of 'Nagadas' (huge Indian drums). You shall also have an opportunity to indulge with the elephants – paint them, feed them or opt for a joy ride. Later, enjoy Cocktail dinner over sparkling wine at the venue.
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express.

  • Breakfast at an exclusive venue.
  • Dinner at an exclusive venue.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Day 04 Wednesday : Jaipur

Jantar Mantar, JaipurAfter a leisurely breakfast onboard, proceed to visit the Amber Fort. The Amber Fort, set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh, the fort was made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful fusion of art and architecture. Amber is the classic and romantic fort-palace with a magnificent aura.

A short jeep ride takes you up to the fort where you will enjoy a tour of the royal apartments, with striking views of the gorge. Step back into the Mughal era as you enter the Chamber of Mirrors (Sheesh Mahal), and the Hall of Victory. Return back to the train for a leisurely lunch on board.

You may choose to participate in one of the optional tours. Enjoy spa facilities at a five star hotel or proceed on a private shopping tour or visit the City Palace and Jantar Mantar.

Have your lunch on-board.

Dinner shall be served onboard.

  • Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard.
  • Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Day 05 Thursday : Jodhpur - Osiyan

After onboard breakfast proceed to visit the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort.

Explore Jodhpur by Maharajas Express Admire the intricate latticed windows, elaborately carved panels and elegantly curved porches followed by a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower Market. As you reach the Market on Tuk Tuks, get a glimpse of the daily lifestyle of the local residents, passing some of the oldest houses and havelis.

Return to the train for a relaxed lunch as the train proceeds it journey to Osiyan, the gateway to the Thar Desert. Osiyan is known for its medieval temples and vast expanses of sand dunes.

Later experience the royal pageantry as a convoy of decorated canopied camel carts accompanied by musicians takes you for a Sundowner on the Sand Dunes. Enjoy cocktails, savour traditional mouth watering barbecue delicacies as you enjoy traditional folk arts like the Langaas and Kalbeliyas whose music and dance will mesmerize you.

Later return to the comfort of your train by 2130 hours and embark on your onward journey to Udaipur.

  • Breakfast and Lunch on board; evening barbeque on dunes
  • Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Day 06 Friday : Udaipur

This morning you will wake up in the picturesque region of Mewar, one of the most popular and royal states of the Rajputana. Admire the magnificent landscape of the Aravali Hills arriving into Udaipur - the City of Lakes.

Visit Udaipur by Maharajas Express Isembark the train at 1000 hours as you begin your visit with a boat ride on Lake Pichola. Following the boat ride visit the City Palace, the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, with its scalloped arches, fretted balconies, and cupolas. Visit Mor Chowk and see its lavish mosaics of peacocks; Moti Mahal with beautiful mirror work; Chini Mahal covered in ornamental tiles and the spectacular Zenana Mahal where-after visit The Crystal Gallery and the Darbar Hall with an audio guide. Feel like a king as you experience the hospitality at the Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace reminiscent of the ancient Mewar glory. Feast your taste buds over a vast spread of Indian cuisine.

Following lunch return to the train for a relaxed afternoon on board. Or you have the option of enjoying spa facilities at a five star hotel or a Private Shopping Tour.

Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities.

Maharajas' Express proceeds for Delhi at 1900 hrs.

  • Breakfast on board; Lunch in Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace; Dinner on board
  • Overnight on the Maharajas' Express.
Day 07 Saturday : Disembark in Delhi

Early this morning, after breakfast, you will disembark at around 0830 hours at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station (DSJ). Bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your 'The Jewels of India' journey comes to an end. The royal journey is over, but the memory of which, will live on forever!

  • Breakfast on the Maharajas' Express.
Note :-
  • All 'Options' / 'Optional Tours' are on chargeable basis and are subject to availability. Details and pricing will be made available on board during the journey.
  • The itineraries and timings are subject to change, due to factors beyond our control such as 'force majeure' events, strikes, fairs, festivals, sport events, weather conditions, disruptions/diversions of rail services, re-routing of railway, closure of / restricted entry at a place of sightseeing, non availability of venues etc.
  • The tour will generally be organised as per details given above. However one may please check any changes in the program/timings provided in the travel document during check in formalities and/or Check with Train General Manager during the tour for any last minute changes/updates.


The Jewels of India Schedule 2017


The Jewels of India - Tariff (7 Days / 6 Nights)


Cabin Type Adult Single Supplement
Deluxe Cabin USD 5850 USD 4400
Junior Suite USD 8450 USD 7600
Suite USD 11750 USD 11750
Presidential Suite USD 20200 USD 20200
 

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