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How to Book Maharajas’ Express ‘Heritage of India’ Tour

Amongst the most vibrant nations, India is a kaleidoscope of time-honored culture, diversified landscape, iconic landmarks, and unbridled beauty. Needless to say, a trip here can be both inspiring and refreshing for the soul. The best way to see and discover the diversity of the country is on the train. Admiring the ever-changing vistas from the comfort of the train will not only give you a deeper understanding of the country that India is but also give you a chance to catch its pulse and relive its glorious past. One such experience that an avid lover of everything beautiful, elegant and historical should not miss is a journey across India on the world’s most luxurious train, the Maharajas’ Express. Offering heritage tours in India, the train is beyond ordinary when it comes to onboard services, facilities, and guest experience. Nonetheless, if you are looking for a memorable heritage tour of India’s royal state, Rajasthan, the Maharajas Express should be your first and only choice.

Here’s everything you need to know about the ‘Heritage of India’ tour of the Maharajas’ Express

Commencing from Mumbai, this enchanting journey will take you to the following destinations during your ‘Heritage of India’ Tour.

Udaipur: The enthralling ‘city of lakes’ was once the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar. This is why it is dotted with archaic forts and palaces, museums, galleries, gardens, architectural temples, and other exciting tourist spots. But the biggest attractions are its several glimmering and picturesque lakes which are a hit among tourists as well as locals. On your Maharajas’ Express journey, you can enjoy a romantic boat ride on Lake Pichola, browse through interesting artifacts displayed at Crystal Gallery and witness the grandeur of City Palace.

Jodhpur: The ‘Gateway to Thar’, this enchanting city has an abundance of forts, temples as well as bustling age-old shopping streets that form a mirage of a bygone era. Catch the majestic beauty of the colossal Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in the country renowned for its intricate carvings and expansive courtyards.

Bikaner: Located in the middle of the great Thar desert, Bikaner is often touted as a ‘cultural paradise and a travelers haven. Known for its expansive landscape, lively people and remarkable architecture, this ‘camel country’ will mesmerize you with its old-world charm, glorious sand dunes, opulent havelis, and ancient palaces. For a taste of authentic Rajasthan, go on a local city tour followed by a visit to Junagarh Fort, a glittering jewel of this priceless crown. Complete your Bikaner experience with a magical evening spent amidst its golden dunes.

Jaipur: A vibrant amalgamation of the old and the new, this capital of India’s royal state is surrounded by great walls and massive gates that are beautifully decorated with drawings on the backdrop of a charming pink hue. From scrumptious local food to intricate handicrafts and from palatial forts to fascinating museums, it is filled to the brim with things to do and places to explore. Pay a visit to the grand Amber Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site followed by a grand feast at Rambagh Palace hotel.

Ranthambore&FatehpurSikri: The former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore is a renowned heritage site with pictorial ruins dotting the stunning wildlife park. Embark on a thrilling game drive and spot a tiger and gamut of other rare species amidst its verdant greenery. Capital of the Mughal Empire for almost 10 years, Fatehpur Sikri is perfect for an exploration of historic ruins.

Agra: Bear testimony to majesty and magnificence and experience sheer poetry in marble. Visit Taj Mahal, one-of-its-kind monumental labor of love, which is nothing short of a fairy tale marvel. Start your day by knowing more about its bewitching beauty and follow this with a champagne breakfast at Taj Khema. Fit for the royalty isn’t it!.

Steps to Book the ‘Heritage of India’ Tour

If you’re ready to fall in love with the charm of the Indian royal era, then all you have to do is and click on ‘book now’. The website will display its ‘reserve your tour’ page where you have to select the package tour, in this case, ‘Heritage of India’, suitable departure date and the number of rooms you want to book. Once you complete this step, select cabin type, number of adults and number of children if any. After this, you need to go through ‘reserve your tour terms’ thoroughly and select a currency for payment. If you’re an existing IRCTC user, then you can log in to your account with the username and password. If not, you can select the ‘guest user login’, then enter your email ID and mobile number to sign in. Once this step is done, you can choose a suitable payment mode to complete your booking.

We are also running an attractive offer namely ‘book online and save’ wherein you can get hotel accommodation at one of the most premium hotels in the country. For offer details, visit It is time to book one of the most resplendent luxury journeys in India!