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Journey on the Maharaja Express train "Magnificent India"!

Journey on the Maharaja Express train "Magnificent India"!

Journey on the Maharaja Express train "Magnificent India"!

Journey on the Maharaja Express train "Magnificent India"!
An unforgettable journey awaits you!
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Tour dates: 02.10.2022, 30.10.2022, 27.11.2022, 25.12.2022, 22.01.2023, 19.02.2023, 19.03.2023
Train route:
Delhi - Agra - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumbai
Welcome aboard!
Traveling by Maharaja Express Train

Tour program:

Day 1. Sunday. Delhi - Agra.

The journey will start at 08.15 in Delhi at the railway station with check-in and accommodation on the luxury train "Express Maharajas".
09.15 train to Agra
09.30 Breakfast on board and briefing.
14.15 Arrival in Agra
14.30 Visit to the Taj Mahal.
18.30 Return to the Maharaja Express. On the way, you have the opportunity to watch "Mohabbat de Taj" - a beautiful saga about love. The production tells about the legendary love of the royal couple, bright costumes, songs and dances fascinate, and the world's largest copy of the Taj Mahal appears on the stage. The show shows the love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, as well as the history of the creation of the Taj Mahal
19.00 Dinner on board the train.
Agra, Taj Mahal

Day 2. Monday. Agra - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur

07.00 Visit to Agra Fort. Optional excursion to the marble inlay workshop or visit to the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula
09.00 Return to the train
09.15 Breakfast on board
10.45 Departure to Ranthambore.
15.15 The train arrives at the Ranthambore National Park and you go on an exciting safari through the amazing world of Indian fauna.  
Ranthambore - one of the largest and most beautiful nature reserves in India, located on the territory of the former hunting grounds of the Maharaja of the principality of Sawai Madhopur. The park is so named after the ancient fortress of the 9th century, one of the main citadels of central India. To date, only the ruins of summer palaces, temples and fortress walls, entwined with vines, have survived. The Park is currently implementing the Tiger Project to conserve and increase this animal species. Now about 30 tigers, various species of birds and other exotic animals live in the reserve, acquaintance with which will bring you real pleasure.    
18.15 Return to the train
18.45 Departure to Jaipur
19.30 Dinner on board the train.
22.40 Arrival in Jaipur.
Agra - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur

Day 3. Tuesday. Jaipur - Bikaner

07.00 Early breakfast on board the Express.
08.00 Fortress visit Amber Fort, which for seven centuries, starting from 1037, was the capital of the brave Rajputs. The fortress is an ensemble of palaces, halls, pavilions, gardens and temples built over two centuries. As in the days of the reign of the Maharajas, the ascent to the fort is carried out on elephants. Jeeps are offered for those who prefer modern means of transportation. Visiting the delightful beauty of the museum-palace. Further, the following programs are optionally possible: a visit to the Jantar Mantar observatory, a shopping program or a Spa in the city palace.
12.00 Return to the train.
13.30 Lunch on board the train.  
17.00 Departure for dinner at the famous Rambagh Palace Hotel. An elegant palace of the 19th century and the former residence of the powerful Maharaja - the ruler of Jaipur will open its doors for you and appear in full splendor.
21.00 Return to the train.
23.00 Departure to Bikaner.
Amber Fort

Day 4. Wednesday. Bikaner - Jodhpur

08.00   Breakfast on board the train.
10.00   Arrival in the city of Bikaner, located on the edge of the Thar Desert. In ancient times, the main trade caravan route passed in this place. Here you will find optional city tours, shopping and relaxation.
13.00   Lunch on board the Express.
14.00  Visit the Junagarh fortress, famous for its luxurious halls, decorated with precious stones and intricate carvings with gold plating. At different times, 37 palaces were built on the territory of the Junagarh fortress.
16.00   Inspection of the fortress - hotels and recreation.
17.30   Evening cocktail and barbecue in the middle of the Thar Desert.
20.15   Return to the train.
21.00   Departure to Jodhpur.
Bikaner - Jodhpur

Day 5. Thursday. Jodhpur - Udaipur

07.30   Breakfast. Arrival in Jodhpur, called the "Blue City". It got its name due to the fact that most of the houses in the city are painted blue, and why you will find out during the tour.
08.45   Excursion to the village of Bishnoy or visit -procedures in 5 * hotels to choose from.
13.00   Lunch on board the train.
15.00   Excursion to the majestic and beautiful fortress of Mehrangarh, which Kipling called "the creation of angels, wizards and giants." After that, walk around the city and visit the market.
17.30   Dinner with a cocktail in one of the best palaces - hotels in Hanwant Mahal or Khaas Bagh
20.15 Return to the train
22.00 Departure to Udaipur
Jodhpur - Udaipur

Day 6. Friday. Udaipur — Mumbai

08.00  Breakfast. Udaipur is one of the most romantic cities in Rajasthan, located on the banks of the picturesque Lake Pichola, surrounded by small mountains.
10.00   Arrival in Udaipur. Boat trip on Lake Pichola and an excursion to the largest palace in Rajasthan, made of snow-white marble. Audio tour to the crystal gallery.
13.45   Lunch in the hall of the Fateh Prakash Palace.
15.00   Return to the train.
16.00   Departure to Mumbai.
20.00   Farewell dinner in Indian style on board the train.

Day 7. Saturday. Arrival in Mumbai.  

07.00 Breakfast.
13.00 Lunch on board the train.
08.15 Arrival in Mumbai at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus railway station. 
08.30 Disembarkation from the train.

* Attention! Times are approximate. Routes are subject to change due to changes in Indian Railways timetables.

Tour price for 1 person:

Cabin type (coupe): The cost of the tour for 1 person when placed in a 2-seater compartment: The cost of the tour for 1 person when placed in a single compartment:
Deluxe Cabin US$ 7380 US$ 12920
Junior Suite Cabin US$ 9460 US$ 17980
Suite Cabin US$ 13800 US$ 27600
Presidential Suite
US$ 23700 US$ 47400

*There are surcharges for Christmas and New Year's arrivals.

Included in cost:

  • Meals (Full board) - from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last, including all alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks of Indian production during breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Entrance fees to monuments, National Parks and other tourist places - according to the program.
  • Jungle Safari (National Parks) in Ranthambore.
  • Services English speaking guide during excursions
  • Mineral water, tea and coffee during the whole trip.
  • Bus along the route

The price does not include:

  • State Service Tax 5%
  • air travel
  • Accommodation in Delhi and Mumbai before and after the tour in hotels, individual transfers before and after the program, excursions in Mumbai and Delhi.
  • Visa
  • Supplement for a Russian-speaking guide throughout the program (optional)
  • Any drinks (non-alcoholic, cocktails, alcohol) on board the train or during meals in hotels are paid extra.
  • Payment for the use of photo and video cameras
  • Tips, laundry services, telephone conversations, etc.

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Anastasia Yakovenko

Anastasia Yakovenko

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