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  • November 15, 2014

Discover UNESCO Heritage Sites of India through Maharajas Express Journey

Fatehpur Sikri-Abdar Khana-7Setting standard and benchmark for the luxury trains, Maharajas Express has come a long way since its maiden trip in March 2010. The itineraries offered by Maharajas Express are tastefully designed to offer a close peek into the rich culture and heritage of India. All the five itineraries are packed with cultural and heritage delights along with wildlife safaris, exclusive shopping experience, royal dining experiences at palaces and courtyard of forts and rejuvenating spa session at 5-star hotels, the guests are served and pampered in utmost comfort and luxury. Maharajas Express, worlds most luxurious train, is certainly the best and lavish mode of travel in India. This luxurious mode of transport is not just reckoned for its state-of-the-art facilities and wonderful hospitality but also for its off-train excursions of Indias prominent tourist destinations like Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Varanasi and Lucknow. Beside these exotic locations, guests also get to explore eight UNESCO world heritage sites of India in sheer elegance and opulence. The UNESCO heritage sites covered by the Maharajas Express include Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Khajuraho Temple, Ajanta Cave, Jantar Mantar, and Amber Fort. Explore these eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites with Maharajas Express in absolute luxury and style.

Taj Mahal Beauty Personified

Taj Mahal, the ultimate mausoleum of love, is crafted out of soft and pure white marble and ornamented with semi-precious stones. In the peaceful environs of this architectural marvel rests the king with his beloved queen. Maharajas Express provides globe-trotters the opportunity to unfold the past of this UNESCO World heritage site to enrich their knowledge about this wonder epic in stone. This luxurious train will immerse you into the saga of pure love that is culled completely from facts.

Agra Fort A Symbol of Strength and Power

Agra Fort or the Lal Qila is the highlight of the Agra city and is a mark of strength, power and resilience. Built by Akbar in Red Sandstone, this fort served as a military strategic point as well as the royal residence of the king. The construction of this fort was started in 1565 and took around eight years to complete it. Within its 2.5 km long enclosure walls this fortress comprises the imperial city of the Mughals. This fort encompasses amazing palaces like Khas Mahal, Jahangir Palace and audience halls such as the Diwan-i-Khas and two beautiful mosques. Expedition of this marvelous fort with Maharajas Express is a once in a lifetime experience, as the guests get to experience the finest example of craftsmanship of the Mughal era.

Fatehpur Sikri An Architectural Wonder of Agra

Fatehpur Sikri, an exceptional testimony to the Mughal civilization, renders a unique example of architectural ensembles of high quality. Built in the period between 1571 and 1585, the structure of Fatehpur Sikri strongly influenced the evolution of Indian town planning. Declared as the world heritage site, Fatehpur Sikri is known for its architectural wonder. The grandeur of this city cannot be expressed in words.

Maharajas Express provides golden opportunity to the travelers to experience this magnificent city.Khajuraho Temples Epitome of temple art

Discover this UNESCO world heritage site with Maharajas Express. This is a popular tourist and archaeological site of Madhya Pradesh and is also included in the list of Seven Wonders of the World. The quaint small temple town is famous for its erotic sculptures and medieval Hindu temples.

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