Without a doubt the Maharajas Express is one of the finest luxury trains in the world with lavish interiors and impeccable hospitality services onboard. The train also has some of thebest tourist destinations in Indiain the 5 – 7 itineraries. There is one journey called the Heritage of India Journey that takes you some of the top sightseeing cities including the Golden Triangle Circuit. From the entertainment capital of India – Mumbai to the National Capital of India – Delhi this is a 7 nights / 8 days luxury tour rolling through the amazing Ajanta Caves of Maharashtra, the City of Lakes – Udaipur, Blue City Jodhpur, the Wildlife Park at Ranthambore, Bikaner, Jaipur and finally the city with the structure symbolic of love – Taj Mahal in Agra before Delhi for disembarking.
Why Choose Heritage of India Tour of Maharajas Express?
A warm and traditional welcome is given to guests of the Maharajas Express for all the tours. After the welcome ceremony and successful registration the guests are taken to the Railway station at Mumbai to board the train for a week long luxury tour. The train first heads to Ajanta Caves where guests explore the centuries old caves that was once a wealthy trade route. After the first day of starting the exciting trip guests enjoy their first dinner onboard the luxurious Maharajas Express Dining Cars.
The second day starts with breakfast and guests explore the Ajanta caves over the evening and return to the train as it travels to the next destination on the tour. Udaipur is known as City of Lakes due to the number of water bodies in a hot desert state. The boat ride on the most popular lake is amazing while you feel the breeze on the tranquil waters of Lake Pichola. While you have toured the magnificent City Palace and sightseeing around the place the tired guests can relax onboard or others can opt from a rejuvenating spa at a star hotel.
Generally time is given for other activities such as shopping so if time permits guests can also stay for the ‘Sound and Lights Show’ or go for their private shopping tour. The fourth, fifth and sixth day covers top destinations in Rajasthansuch as Jodhpur, Bikaner and Jaipur. Guests would be taken for sightseeing places like City Palace, touring Bishnoi Village to see preserved ancient culture, or opt for a spa, or other games like Golf, etc.
The seventh day is one of the most awaited and different as you wake up early as sunrise for an off-board wildlife safari at Ranthambore National Park. The chances of spotting a tiger is expected as the wild cats want to eat and roam. Guests can go back for breakfast and freshen up onboard the luxury train after the wild adventure.
The Fatehpuri Sikri that means City of Victory is a magnificent region referred as ancient Capital of Mugahls. It was built when they won the battle and this deserted city has several magnificent monuments and palaces to see inside. So the day is a long and tiring day and then enjoy the ‘Indian Evening’ onboard the train before dinner.
Guests can see the marble structure of love – Taj Mahal at Agra where they enjoy a champagne breakfast at Taj Khema before heading to Delhi to bid a memorable good bye.
The train offers the best luxury services in ambiance of ancient India. Find out the Maharajas Express departure dates for this season. Traversing through these royal destinations for these eight days is a memorable luxury adventure to explore the rich culture and heritage of Incredible India.