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The Gems of India,Embark on a Cultural and Heritage Voyage with Maharajas Express


“Maharajas Express, undoubtedly the most luxurious tourists train, has redefined the experience of train traveling. Showcasing sheer opulence, it will take you in royalty for an enriching cultural and heritage delight. The Gems of India is a perfectly crafted itinerary of Maharajas Express that encapsulates wonderful experiences in just a couple of days.

This four days tour starts from Delhi, moving on to Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and back to Delhi. Covering 859 Kms with Maharajas Express is a royal and mesmerizing experience, where you immerse yourself in culturally rich heritage which these destinations have to offer..

First day after check-in formalities and grand welcome of guests at Delhi Safdarjung railway station at night the royal expedition starts. The first experience inside this magnificent train in itself is like a dream come true, where the guests are entranced by its lavish interiors and state-of-the-art facilities.

On the second day of the itinerary, travelers have a date with history through impressive monuments, awe-inspiring palaces and prodigious forts. The guests are exposed to rare and amazing sculptures that are reminiscent of the imperial era. Taj Mahal, an epitome of true love, is among the prime historical monuments of Agra, which the guests of Maharajas Express visit. Within a short walking distance from this fabulous marble creation is the Taj Khema, an elevated garden having spectacular views of the Taj Mahal, where the guests are offered with champagne breakfast overlooking the beauty of Taj. En-route they get an option to witness Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work or can opt for spa at a five-star hotel or can visit Itmad-ud-daula, the exquisite first of its kind marble tomb.

Travellers can plan a private shopping tour or can plan a visit to Fatehpur Sikri in the afternoon. Fatehpur Sikri is an exceptional testimony to the Mughal civilization that offers a perfect example of architectural ensembles. This fortified ancient city is 37 Km from Agra and was the first planned city created in Indo-Islamic style by the Emperor Akbar. In the evening guests can either return to the comfort of Maharajas’ Express or may witness Mohabbat-e- Taj show.

Leaving the city of Agra, travellers proceed to Ranthambore on the third day of the tour for an exciting game drive at the National Park. Ranthambore is touted as the most renowned wildlife tourist attraction majorly for its tigers, as tourists get to witness the majestic tigers in its natural habitat. Spread over an area of 392 sq. km. this national park is 130 km from Jaipur and is regarded as the best location to witness the majestic predators in its natural habitat. It was once a hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur and is now a prime wildlife tourist attraction.

After this enthralling experience guests move on to Jaipur. In Jaipur visitors are offered with the choice to either visit the magnificent Amber Fort or choose an optional activity like spa, shopping, golfing at Rambagh Golf Club or visit to City Palace and Jantar Mantar. Guests visiting Amber Fort while returning have an opportunity to visit a polishing and cutting center of precious and semi-precious stones. In the evening guests can participate in the exciting exhibition elephant polo match.

In the morning of fourth day, Maharajas’ Express returns to Delhi and the imperial journey of the golden triangle concludes. Though, the tour comes to an end, but the royal voyage in the worlds most luxurious train will linger in the memories of each guest for the rest of their life.”