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Get Aboard The Maharajas’ Express, an Experience Unsurpassed !

While life outside the Maharajas’ Express Train is all about cultural immersions and heritage excursions, life onboard this uber-luxurious train is centred around opulence, refinement and elegance. Despite being reminiscent of bygone eras, the train spares no expense on modern facilities such as internet connectivity, temperature-controlled rooms, entertainment units, attached bathrooms, spacious wardrobes, smoke detection systems, CCTV cameras and more.  The train’s suites are designed for optimum comfort and are additionally equipped with mini bars, expansive seating areas and full bathtubs. Other exclusive features of the IRCTC Maharajas’ Express Train include two gorgeous restaurant cars named Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal along with two swanky lounge-bar cars called the Rajah Club and Safari Bar. Let’s take you inside the mysterious and magical world of The Maharajas’ Express Train and its Indian luxury vacations.

  • Rang Mahal: Want to enjoy a quiet dinner with your travel partner? Step inside Rang Mahal, a fine dining restaurant with a characteristic splash of colours. From Indian to international cuisines, relish delicacies made by a team of experienced chefs on this luxury Indian train.
  • Mayur Mahal: Inspired by the beauty of India’s national bird, the peacock, Mayur Mahal is another elegant fine dining restaurant on the train. Get served by friendly butlers as you indulge in a scrumptious spread in this beautiful setting.
  • Navratna: The highlight of The Maharajas’ Express Train is undoubtedly the larger-than-life presidential suite with two gorgeous bedrooms, a living room, an en-suite bathroom and even a personal valet!
  • Rajah Club: Partake in the finest of wines, beers and spirits at the swanky Rajah Club that has been designed to unwind. After a long day of exciting discoveries, you can simply sit back and relax in its soothing atmosphere.
  • Safari Bar: From fun-filled board games to fascinating books, the Safari Bar has a lot to offer to keep the guests entertained. What’s more, is that even business meetings can be organized in this plush bar.

With a collection of guided tours to heritage sites that offer an in-depth insight into our country’s rich legacy of culture, the Maharajas Express four bespoke itineraries showcase the best of Indian tourism. While the journey on such an attractive palace on wheels is centred around Rajasthan, guests can also enjoy a glimpse of tourist destinations in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh based on the chosen itinerary. Apart from heritage experiences, the journey also includes activities that perfectly capture the mysticism of India such as traditional Ganga aarti on the riverside, jungle safari, getting a taste of the local market, village tours, performances by folk artists and more.

With so much to do and explore even inside the train, you can rest assured that there will be no dull moment aboard The Maharajas’ Express. If you are worried about things like what is the itinerary of The Maharajas’ Express Train, then you can head to the official website on and choose from 4 different journeys i.e. The Indian Splendour, The Indian Panorama, Heritage of India, and Treasures of India. You can also take a look at the Maharajas’ Express video before you actually step inside the train!