Maharajas' Express Blog

Exploring the Blue City of Jodhpur

The ancient city of Jodhpur, set against the stunning landscape of Thar, has an almost mystical feel to it. No doubt, it has caught the fancy of many wandering souls who penned colourful poetries and some fascinating stories with majestic Jodhpur as the imposing backdrop. There was a time when the blue buildings of this […]

Travel Diaries of the East- Exploring Agra Like Never Before

“Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes” –    William Shakespeare While the Bard was busy immortalizing his Romeo and Juliet, another lovelorn king at the other end of the world decided to engrave his undying love in marble. Indeed, the Taj Mahal stands tall […]

Lucknow: A City of Nawabs

The capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow is a bustling city, well-known for its rich history and authentic Awadhi cuisine. Formerly renowned as princely state of Oudh and Agra, the city is a home to various historical monuments, depicting a unique blend of colonial, Oriental, and ancient architecture. The history and origin of the city is […]

3 Must-Visit Tourist Places in Lucknow

Popularly known as the ‘Capital of Uttar Pradesh’ and ‘City of Nawabs’, Lucknow is a renowned tourist destination in India. Located on the banks of Gomti River, Lucknow is famous for magnificent monuments, Nawabi heritage, historical gardens, informative museums, and delectable Awadhi dishes. Despite of modernization and unprecedented growth, the city has successfully maintained the […]

Udaipur – A City of Royal Charm

Located in the Southern Rajasthan, Udaipur is a legendary tourist destination, known for its imperial charm. The city has been the Mewar rulers’ capital for centuries. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1553, Udaipur has an opulent antiquity. One day when Maharana Udai Singh went for hunting, he met a sage in the Aravalli Hills […]

An Insight into Opulent City Palace Museum

Popularly referred to as “Pink City”, Jaipur is among the most visited tourist destinations in India. The city is well known for beautiful gardens, magnificent palaces, splendid forts, and informative museums that attracts a horde of domestic as well as international travelers. Built in between 1729-1732 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the opulent […]

Gwalior – Palaces, Museums, Fort, Temples

Popular for its magnificent places, fascinating museums, and striking temples, Gwalior is a well-known tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh. Situated around 122 km from Agra, the city is also referred to as “the pearl amongst fortresses in India”. In the 13th century, the city is ruled by Tomars, then Mughals and in 1754 by Marathas. […]

Ratnagiri: A Tourist Paradise of Konkan Region of Maharashtra

Bestowed with several national and international accolades, the Maharajas’ Express is undoubtedly pioneering the world’s luxury train travel segment since it commenced its operation in year 2010. Enormous response and recognition from the international travel fraternity in such a short span of time, narrates the entire story of its opulence, royalty and hospitality. The World’s […]

Hampi: Perceive How Beauty Can Even Be Laid In the Bygone Ruins

India is a land of rich history topped-up with ages-old culture, customs and traditions that leave indelible marks on the heart and soul of visitors who got an opportunity to embrace them. Such is the city of bygone ruins and temples – Hampi. You may not have ever thought that even the ruins can mesmerize […]

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