Maharajas' Express Blog

The Most Ancient Ritual of Varanasi – Ganga Aarti

Maharajas’ Express luxury train takes you to witness this dazzling as well as spiritually enriching ritual with its Indian Panorama journey. The tour comprises of passengers being taken for a beautiful boat ride in the holy Ganges, in Varanasi, where they witness the evening aarti being performed at the ghat. Varanasi, also known as Kashi […]

The Shimmering Gems and Jewelry of India

  • Wednesday, 2December, 2015

The following blog talks about the jewellery of India and also informs about the art of jewellery making in Rajasthan. It mentions the gems which are popular as well as found in India. India is a land of shimmering hues and colors. Its vast beauty has been appreciated by tourists globally and since ancient times […]

Lucknow, a City synonymous with Nawabi Culture

“Luknow is the aristocratic city of the nawab. It still resounds with the reminiscence of the royal heritage and luxurious life of the nawabs. It is a mosaic of ancient mansions, magnificent Imambaras, narrow lanes and the unique cultural ethos of the Nawabs, which echo the bygone grandeur of the city. The essence of the […]

Gwalior, a Royal Capital

“The medieval hilltop at Gwalior has been described by the Mughul Emperor Babur as the pearl amongst fortresses The city also houses the Jai Vilas palace , the historic seat of the Scindhias , one of the countrys most celebrated and revered families. Legend has it that the hermit Gwalipa cured the Rajput chieftain Suraj […]

Explore Jodhpur like a Royal

“Mehrangarh Fort is the imposing and muscular structure that towers up above the blue city of Jodhpur. This tour de force of architecture makes a magnificent spectacle. At its feet stretches the old city in a jumble of Brahmin blue cubes. The city is surrounded by a 16 foot long city wall. The medieval streets […]

Capital New Delhi Tour

“Gracious New Delhi is the capital of India built by the British. Old Delhi was the capital of Islamic India. This multidimensional metropolis can be confounding for the first time visitor. Captivating gems embellish this fascinating city. It is more than the sum of elements it is made up of ancient mountains, imposing museums, a […]

Ajanta Excursion with Maharajas’ Express

“The Ajanta Caves are located in the Indian State of Maharashtra near Jalgaon, just outside the village of Ajintha. The Ajanta caves are carved and cut onto the side of the south of a U shaped gorge on the river Wagura. These magnificent caves are Buddhist monastic buildings representing different monasteries or colleges. The numbering […]

The Maharajas’ Express Udaipur Tour

“Udiapur is a magnificent city set in the midst of the Rajasthan desert on the banks of the Pichola Lake. The city is known for its rich cultural ethos and architectural brilliance. It is often tagged the City of Lakes and the Venice of the East. The rugged hills and shimmering lake provide a stunning […]

Khajuraho – Maharajas’ Express Tour

“A UNESCO world heritage site, Khajuraho is a poem etched in stone celebrating human passion. It is a famous archaeological site known for its sculpted temples dedicated to the Lord Shiva, Vishnu and the Jain patriarchs. The Chandela Kings from the 9th to the 11th centuries erected a flourishing empire which included all of modern […]

Follow the Sun

“Follow your instincts this vacation and visit India, the exotic and eclectic land of maharajas and tigers. This enigmatic and charming land has captured the imagination of poets and philosophers alike, and has compelled visitors to reach out to it despite its many paradoxes. Mark Twain once wrote – In religion, India is the only […]

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