Maharajas' Express Blog

Take a luxury ride through India on-board the Maharajas’ Express

Mark twain said that “India is the land of dreams and romance, of fabulous wealth and poverty, of rags and splendors, of hundred nations and hundred tongues, cradle of the human race, birthplace of human speech, mother of history, grandmother of legend and great grandmother of traditions”. When you are visiting this country, you will need someone who is well versed with its heritage and knows the essence of destinations that you cover in order to tell you all about its past, present and something about its future as well.

The Maharajas Express which is nothing less than a luxurious Palace on wheels has been designed keeping the enriching values of the country in mind as it takes you on a journey through real India albeit with all the royal luxury of Indian maharajas. The train is admired and known for its royal interiors, ornate carvings, glittering decorations and rich tapestry that runs along both wall hangings and soft furnishings.

When it comes to palace on wheels tours the Maharajas Express offers the following packages:

Indian Panorama – Beginning and concluding in Delhi, the Indian Panorama tour chugs along to Agra for a sojourn of Taj Mahal and moves on to the sacred city of Varanasi and its holy bathing ghats on the banks of Legendary Ganges. Enjoy a wildlife safari through Ranthambore national park and admire the aesthetic beauty of erotic temples of Khajuraho. A never before experience of India is on the cards in the sheer opulence of Maharaja Express tastefully appointed interiors aided impeccably by regal aura that is present throughout the entire train. The places covered on this tour are Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Orchha and Khajuraho and Varanasi.

Heritage of India journey – The Heritage of India itinerary offers insights into the rich heritage and culture of India. Starting from Mumbai, the train crisscrosses through the forts and Palaces of Rajasthan which help you imbibe its inherent culture that remains rooted in the way of life even today and the majestic Taj Mahal during the Palace on Wheels India tour. The places covered on this tour are Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri and Agra.

Treasures of India – It is a 3 Nights/ 4 Days whirlwind tour across the famed Golden Triangle tour circuit of India onboard Palace of Wheels Agra. From colorful bazaars to majestic forts of Rajasthan, to catching a glimpse of tigers prowling in the wind in Ranthambore National Park guests never fail to feel amazed. The places covered on this tour are Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Ranthambore.

Indian Splendor – A meticulously crafted itinerary which includes a dash of royalty, palaces, forts, sand dunes, wildlife and cultural excursions which will bring out the best of India’s royal traditions, art and vibrant culture. Adding to the royal experience are the delectable cuisines and guided-offboard excursions bringing out the best of the splendors of our incredible India. The places covered on this tour are Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Mumbai.

On all the Maharajas Express Train routes various amenities which make your vacations amazing and easy going are available such as wifi, attached bathroom, dining cars, bar, lounge, restaurants, souvenir shop, the cabins include a dedicated butler service, a double bed, twin bed, DVD player, LCD screen, wardrobe, a personal safe, air- conditioning, luggage hold underneath the bed, a writing table with two chairs, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe and other amenities. The bar carriage, known as the Rajah club, offers you a wide range of wines, liquors, spirits and beers along with snacks and starters. A lounge cum bar called the Safari bar equipped with a multilingual library and board games, offers a casual lounge experience.

Four accommodation onboard this decadent Palace on wheels are Presidential suite, suite, junior suite and deluxe cabin that you can choose according to your own needs and comfort for a royal sojourn through the diverse and mystical land of India. To book your tickets on the Maharajas’ Express, please visit