This journey called The Indian Panorama offers opportunities to explore the uniqueness of India in 7 Days and 6 Nights, begins from Delhi. You will then pass through the pink city Jaipur to observe the spiritual Varanasi river Ganges. Witness the beauty of significant Taj Mahal, experience the sensuous moods of the group of temples at Khajuraho along with amazing wilderness at the Ranthambore National Park. This journey will keep you amazed as it takes you through the cultural and architectural era of the Chandelas, making you feel as a part of royal family.
Visit the Delhi railway station to board the train. The train starts from Delhi and moves towards Jaipur. Brunch is served onboard. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the amenities inside the train. The train reach Jaipur by late evening. Dinner at any signature restaurant in Jaipur. Overnight stay in the train as it halts at Jaipur.
0730: Welcome and Check in at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station
0800: Breakfast onboard
0830: Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur
1300: Lunch onboard
1430: Arrive into Jaipur
1500: Proceed to visit City Palace Galleries followed by dinner at Rambagh Palace Hotel
2030: Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Overnight on train at Jaipur
Day 2 (Monday) : Jaipur
After breakfast, the sightseeing starts with Amber Fort. Lunch is served in the train. The train starts its trip towards Ranthambore. Evening is at leisure to enjoy the train features. Dinner and overnight stay in the train.
0700: Breakfast onboard
0800: Visit the Amber Fort
1230: Return to the Maharajas' Express for lunch onboard. After lunch you may choose the Optional Activities - Spa at a hotel or a visit to City Palace and Observatory (Jantar Mantar) or a Local City Tour
1930: Dinner onboard
2300: Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)
Day 3 (Tuesday) : Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri
Train halts at Sawai Madhopur. Trip to Ranthambore National Park for an early morning safari. Breakfast and lunch onboard as the train continues its journey towards FatehpurSikri. Afternoon excursion to the ancient city for exploration. Dinner and overnight stay in the train. Train journeys towards Agra.
0600: Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park
0930: Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express
0945: Breakfast onboard
1015: Maharajas' Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri
1330: Lunch onboard
1430: Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri
1530: Visit the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri
1800: Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express
2000: Dinner onboard. Overnight on train at Fatehpur Sikri
Day 4 (Wednesday) : Agra
Train reaches Agra in the morning. Early morning visit to Taj Mahal and followed by breakfast at any venue. Return back to train for lunch and brief rest. Evening sightseeing to Agra Fort. Dinner and overnight stay in the train. Train runs towards Orchha.
0630: Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the Taj Mahal
0930: Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema
1100: Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
1300: Lunch onboard. After lunch you may choose Optional Activities such as Spa at a Hotel or Visit to Itmad-ud-Daula or Agra Fort or a Local City Tour or Mohabbat the Taj Show
1730: Dinner onboard
Day 5 (Thursday) : Orchha - Khajuraho
Train reaches Orchha by early morning. City excursion to Orchha after breakfast and back to train for lunch as train moves towards Khajuraho. Visit to the Khajuraho group of monuments and back to the train by late evening. Dinner and overnight stay in the train. The train moves towards Varanasi.
0630: Breakfast onboard
0730: Deboard at Jhansi to reach Orchha by Road. Visit Orchha Fort and Village Tour by Tuk Tuks
1000: Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express and Maharajas Express proceeds to Khajuraho
1200: Lunch onboard
1530: Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Western Group of Temples
1800: Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express
You may choose Optional Activities – Spa facility at a hotel or Light and Sound Show or Dances of India Show
2000: Dinner Onboard
2310: Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Varanasi
Day 6 (Friday) : Varanasi
Train reaches Varanasi by early afternoon. Breakfast and lunch onboard. Afternoon visit to Silk Weaving Center. Day trip to Sarnath for pilgrimage sightseeing. Early evening boat ride on River Ganges to enjoy the Ganga Arti. Back to train for dinner and overnight stay. Train continues to run towards Delhi.
0800: Breakfast onboard
1200: Arrive into Varanasi. Proceed for Lunch at Taj Ganges Hotel
1430: Visit Sarnath ruins followed by visit to silk weaving centre
1630: Proceed for Boat ride on the Ganges to witness Evening Aarti
1730: Enjoy an exclusive vegetarian Dinner with Kathak Dance at Brij Rama Palace at Ghats
2100: Returns to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express
2115: Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Lucknow
Day 7 (Saturday) : Delhi
Train reaches Delhi by late afternoon. Breakfast and lunch onboard. Journey ends at Delhi station.
0715: Breakfast onboard
1300: Lunch onboard
1500: Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!