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5 Reasons Why The Maharajas’ Express is Worth Being the World’s Leading Luxury Train

A boon to luxury Indian railway tourism, The Maharajas’ Express has often been touted as the world’s leading luxury train and for good reason. Want to know why? Read this blog to find out.

  • Round-the-Clock Royal Treatment: There is no doubt that India is recognised all over the globe for its hospitality. Every personnel or staff on The Maharajas’ Express Train greets guests with a warmth that is akin to the Indian concept of ‘atithi devo bhava’ i.e. ‘guest is god’. The personal butlers onboard the train are extremely attentive and look after the guests really well. Whether it is to arrange a wake up call in the morning or set up tea in the room, they are available for immediate assistance throughout the trip.
  • Choice of 4 Incredible Voyages Across India: In a country as diverse as India, there is a lot for travellers to take in, from the delectable local cuisine to the world-famous monuments. For this reason, The Maharajas’ Express offers its guests four different journeys with tasteful selections that are packed with insider experiences and exciting excursions.

The Indian Panorama (7 Days/6 Nights)

Route: Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Orchha and Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi

The Indian Splendour (7 Days/6 Nights)

Route: Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Mumbai

Heritage of India (7 Days/6 Nights)

Route: Mumbai – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra and Delhi

Treasures of India (4 Days/ 3 Nights)

Route: Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi

  • 5-Star Living on Wheels: Best described as a royal palace on wheels, The Maharajas’ Express Train gives guests an insight into the lavishness of Indian royalty. The train itself stretches up to 1 km and is quite spacious. Equipped with modern fittings, it features swanky carriages that include luxurious cabins for accommodation, 2 thematic bars, 2 fine-dine restaurants and more. Being the most costly train in India, The Maharajas’ Express exudes wealth, luxury and exclusivity in every nook and corner.
  • Dining Fit for Kings: The Train’s two elegant restaurants, Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal serve the most scrumptious meals from Indian and international cuisines. In line with the royal treatment, even the plates are lined with gold. When it comes to indulging their guests, The Maharajas’ Express team remains unmatched. As per your itinerary, there will be occasions when you will be dining outside the train and those are truly a feast for the senses. These could be a champagne breakfast in select itineraries, in the outdoor overlooking the Taj Mahal in Agra or a barbeque dinner amidst golden sand dunes of Bikaner accompanied by folk dance performances.
  • A Wide Variety of Excursions: Regardless of which itinerary you pick, you will be offered an exciting blend of activities and experiences throughout the trip. From jungle safari in the wilds of Ranthambore to boating in lake Pichola in Udaipur, the journey is packed with fun activities that can be enjoyed by all age groups. And if you want to relax or explore a destination on your own, then there is time for leisure as well. The guided offboard excursions are inclusive of entrance fee, still camera fee, transport and the services of a guide. You can take a look at the detailed package inclusions by clicking here. Apart from this, guests can also choose a number of optional excursions at select destinations such as spa treatments or art workshops at an additional cost. Take a look at the package exclusions here.

Undoubtedly, the top train in India, The Maharajas’ Express takes luxury tourism to even greater heights. Enter its magical world by booking your journey on