Maharajas Express is equivalent to luxury on wheels. The train takes you on a ride through various destinations spread out in the whole country in royal style. Eye pleasing interiors, delectable cuisines, picture perfect landscapes, impeccable hospitality are all what together make a tour on Maharajas Express and unforgettable one. Whether it is a honeymoon tour, a retirement tour or just a tour to be at ease with yourself, Maharajas Express will never fail to live up to its name and reputation.
There are five different itineraries offered by Maharajas Express. The combination of destinations, budget, duration is all different for these five itineraries and one of the most popular itineraries of these five is Gems of India Tour. This itinerary is spread over 3 nights and 4 days for the ones who would like to enjoy a short but fulfilling tour. Three destinations which have been erstwhile seats of royal power- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur along with adrenaline rush giving Ranthambore will be covered while on the Gems of India Tour. It is thus one of the itineraries which gives a glimpse of Golden Triangle circuit- by far one of the most toured places in India.
There will be four options to choose from for accommodation in the Maharajas Express– Deluxe Cabin, Junior Suite, Suite and Presidential Suite (arranged in ascending order of their charges). Since Suite and Presidential Suite come with the highest charges, these provide some luxurious add on services also.
Talking about the route that the train will take:
The journey will start from Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station from where after receiving a majestic welcome you will board the train to reach Agra.
Starts with sightseeing of Taj Mahal- the physical embodiment of undying love of Shahjahan, the Mughal Emperor for his Queen- Mumtaz Mahal. We bet you will be mesmerized at the very first glance of this monument. The imposing and grand Agra Fort will be next on the list. Here you can explore the features of the mini city that Mughals had built to run their dynasty successfully.
There will be options to pamper yourself with a luxurious spa treatment at a five star hotel or a private shopping tour to splurge on all things good.
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Later, you can choose to watch Mohabbat The Taj Show- a show portraying the love story of Shahjahan and Mumtaz Mahal (must see for couples and newly-weds).
Third day will bring with itself thrill and excitement as you will be taken for a safari drive inside the Ranthambore National Park which is quite well known for its tiger population. Thereafter, you will be taken to explore the popular sightseeing destinations in Jaipur starting with Amber Fort.
You can choose explore the royal architectural marvels throughout Jaipur like Hawa Mahal, City Palace etc or you can choose to unwind with a massage at a spa. And there’s an option to add a pinch of more luxury to your tour with the inclusion of golfing in Rambagh Golf Club as per your choice.
Evening will be devoted to soaking in the culture of Rajasthan as activities like Elephant riding, painting, watching folk dances will be on the schedule.
Next day, the tour will conclude with your arrival at New Delhi from where you can board a flight back home.
TheMaharajaExpress.org is the exclusive Maharajas’ Express train travel portal. You can make your bookings without any hassle and with required assistance and suggestions on the portal. Post and Pre-tour arrangements will be taken care of while making the bookings.