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Gems of India - Maharajas Express

Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Activities: Luxury train journey & sightseeing
Regions: North India
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi
Best Time: January, February, March, April, October, November, December

Validity date 2017 :

2017: 18 Oct, 15 Nov, 13 Dec
2018: 10 Jan, 07 Feb, 07 Mar, 04 Apr

Overview

Rail journeys are a great way to explore the vivid landscapes of a region and come close to the local cultures and customs. If you are on a short trip to India, this is the best way to experience India’s famous Golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur along with an adventurous safari into the wilderness of Ranthambore. You will be surely be pampered like a king while you’re on board the Maharaja express.

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DAY 01 WEDNESDAY: BOARD THE MAHARAJAS’ EXPRESS IN DELHI - ONTO AGRA

Welcome aboard the Maharajas' Express.

This evening, assemble at Delhi Safdarjung station at approximately 2045 hours and complete your registration and check in formalities for the Maharajas’ Express, as you enjoy the Live Music, sipping into your Welcome Drink.

Dinner on board 2130 hours onwards.

The Maharajas’ Express departs at 2200 hours to Agra.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

DAY 02 THURSDAY: AGRA

Arrive Agra – the Jewel of India.

Early this morning, disembark to visit the world famous Taj Mahal (one of the Seven Wonders of the World), built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the mausoleum for his favorite 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 Champagne breakfast at Taj Khema, a tableland overlooking the magnificent Taj!

Following breakfast, return to the train.

Optional: you may choose to take an optional tour to the Itmad-ud-Daulah or Fatehpur Sikri.

Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities.

Return to the train for lunch.

After a leisurely lunch onboard visit the Agra Fort Optional: You may choose from one of the optional activities like spa facilities at a five star hotel or a private shopping tour or visit Fatehpur Sikri or Mohabbat the Taj show. Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities.

Return to the comfort of the train and continue your journey to Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore).

Breakfast at Taj Khema; Lunch and Dinner on board.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

DAY 03 FRIDAY: SAWAI MADHOPUR (RANTHAMBORE) - JAIPUR

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 one must carry adequate warm clothes for winter months.

Return to the train. Enjoy a relaxed brunch onboard and unwind 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, jewelry and blue pottery.

After lunch disembark 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.

Optional: 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 enjoy Golfing at the Rambagh Golf Club or visit the City Palace and Jantar Mantar.

Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities.

Proceed for a unique and enthralling experience – an Exhibition Elephant Polo Match. Your arrival at the Elephant Polo venue will be accompanied by the royal military band and the beating of ‘Nagadas’

(Huge Indian drums). You may choose to watch or participate in an exhibition game. After the match, enjoy Cocktail dinner at City Palace over sparkling wine.

Following dinner, return to the station and board the train for your onward journey.

Brunch on board; Dinner at City Palace.

Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.

Day 04 Saturday: Delhi

Breakfast will be served 0715 hours onwards on board as you arrive into Delhi. At 0830 hours Maharajas’ Express arrives into Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end.

AGRA: Taj Mahal, Champagne breakfast at Taj Khema and Agra Fort

SAWAI MADHOPUR: Ranthambore National Park

JAIPUR: Amber Fort, City Palace and Elephant Polo Match

Pay for One and Your Companion Pays 50%

On the below departures on the booking of first adult on twin sharing at full cost, the second adult sharing the same cabin will get 50% discount on the adult cost. Offer valid till the date of departure and is subject to availability of cabins.

Month TREASURES OF INDIA GEMS OF INDIA THE INDIAN PANORAMA THE HERITAGE OF INDIA
Day Sunday Wednesday Saturday Saturday
Oct'16 30 5 8 -
Nov'16 27 2, 30 - -
Dec'16 25 28 3, 31 17


 

Pay for One and Your Companion Pays 50% (For Indians Only)

On the below departures on the booking of first adult on twin sharing at full cost, the second adult sharing the same cabin will get 50% discount on the adult cost. Offer valid on Gems of India and Treasure of India journeys till the date of departure and is subject to availability of cabins.

Month GEMS OF INDIA TREASURES OF INDIA
Day Wednesday Sunday
Oct'16 5 2, 30
Nov'16 2, 30 2, 30
Dec'16 28 25
Jan'17 25 22
Jan'17 25 22
Feb'17 22 19
Mar'17 22 19
Apr'17 - 16
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