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Five Destinations That are The Jewels of Rajasthan Tourism

Rajasthan Tourism

Rajasthan’s quintessential old-world charm, warm hospitality and kaleidoscopic heritage beckon tourists from faraway lands seeking a mosaic of multicultural experiences. A glittering jewel of India, Rajasthan is a miscellany of the old and the new, of valour and romance. Abounding with impressive forts offering sweeping views of the stunning landscape, bustling marketplaces replete with traditional handicrafts and glorious golden sand, this royal and vibrant land is a traveller’s delight. Discovering the treasure of Rajasthan tourism is a rewarding experience in itself but what makes it even special is the travelling aboard an extraordinary, award-winning and super luxurious Rajasthan special train, The Maharajas’ Express. Offering a comprehensive heritage tour of Rajasthan, this luxurious train is a glittering palace on wheels. Let’s take a look at five Rajasthan-specific destinations it covers.

  • Bikaner: An off-beat destination situated in the midst of Thar Desert, Bikaner with its magnificent architecture, festive vibe and exciting camel safaris takes tourists by surprise. The Maharajas’ Express journey captures the true colours of this beautiful state and ensures that guests enjoy the spirit & essence of Rajasthan to the fullest. With an entire day dedicated to its exploration, the Maharajas’ Express’s two well-thought itineraries, ‘The Heritage of India’ and ‘The Indian Splendour’, takes you on a city tour that give guests an in-depth introduction to this fabulous fort. The trip includes an exploration of the famous Junagarh Fort, a magnificent red sandstone structure that is a living museum of arts featuring Indo-Mughal architecture. But the highlight of the expedition is a magical evening under the stars, a sundowner amidst the dunes accompanied by a live barbecue and fascinating folk dance performances. You wouldn’t want to miss this one! Book these journeys today on and avail exciting promo offers on Direct/Online booking for seasons 2020-21, 2021-22 & 2022-23 like 35% discount on published tariff, pay for one & your companion pays 50% only and more. Book today!
  • Jaipur: The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is the ultimate getaway to the royal heritage of India. An exploration of this charming ‘Pink City’ aboard The Maharajas’ Express begins with a visit to the stately Amer Fort. This is followed by a choice of optional activities such as a rejuvenating spa at a luxurious hotel, a visit to the gorgeous City Palace and the architecturally rich Jantar Mantar or a fulfilling city tour. This wonderful day comes to an end with an exquisite dinner at the exclusive Rambagh Palace. Trip to Jaipur is included in all the four carefully-crafted itineraries of The Maharajas’ Express and can be booked on Exciting promo offers await so book today!
  • Jodhpur: An architectural marvel, Jodhpur instantly charms tourists with its royal legacy, vibrant markets, exciting culinary scene, languid pace of life and labyrinth of medieval lanes. For guests who want an insight into the simple lifestyle of its ever-smiling locals, an insightful tour to a Bishnoi Village can be arranged on request. Alternatively, The Maharajas’ Express guests can either choose an exciting day excursion to Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaswant Thada or embark on a delightful local city tour. But an unmissable experience in Jodhpur is a visit to the mighty Mehrangarh Fort overlooking a stream of old houses painted blue, giving it the sobriquet of ‘The Blue City’. This is followed by a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower Market and a fun-filled joy ride on tuk-tuks. If you wish to explore Jodhpur, take a look at our ‘The Heritage of India’ and ‘The Indian Splendour’ itineraries to know in detail about the trip. Book them today on to avail special promo offers which include booking part journeys at 50% of the published tariff & pay for one and your companion pays 50% only. If you are an Indian National, there are some really exciting offers that you can avail on booking a trip directly or online. So, do check them out! 
  • Ranthambore: Renowned as the home of one of the best national parks in the country, RanthamboreNational Park & Tiger Reserve offers abundance of flora and fauna and a natural pictorial setting making it the perfect haunt of nature and wildlife lovers. A thrilling game drive at Ranthambore National Park is an exhilarating experience which gives guests an opportunity to spot the majestic tiger alongside a bevy of other wild & rare species of animals and exotic birds in their natural habitat. A huge hit among the guests of The Maharajas’ Express, a jungle safari across this beautiful natural park will leave you with countless memories and a sense of wonder at nature’s beautiful creations. A trip to Ranthambore is included in all the four itineraries of The Maharajas’ Express, the details of which can be found on Make a pick & book them today to avail exciting offers like 35% off on the published tariff, 50% off on part-journeys and more. 
  • Udaipur: Known as ‘Venice of The East’, the picture perfect city of Udaipur with its fairytale-like palaces and scenic lakes is undoubtedly like a jewel in the crown of Rajasthan. The Maharajas’ Express’ guests who choose between ‘The Indian Splendour’ and ‘The Heritage of India’ tours get to enjoy a romantic boat ride on the clam & azure waters of  Lake Pichola overlooking the Aravalli Hills. Post this mesmerizing experience, the guests are taken for a tour of the awe-inspiring & the magnificent City Palace and the Crystal Gallery. The day also includes a scrumptious lunch experience at the Satkar Hall of the opulent Fateh Prakash Palace. If you are looking to book this dreamy escape to Udaipur, visit Book a journey today and avail special promo offers valid for seasons 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23. Offers include 50% off on your companion’s ticket, 35% off on the published tariff, 50% off on booking part-journeys and more.    

Needless to say, the meticulously planned journeys of the Rajasthan special train offer to take guests on a timeless expedition to some of the most sought after places in Rajasthan. But travelling on a luxurious, elegant and charming palace on wheels India, The Maharajas’ Express, is an adventure that’s unparalleled & unmissable! Can’t wait to discover the best of Rajasthan tourism is the most regal fashion? Book your journey here and get set to live your fairytale!