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Tours by The Maharajas’ Express: An Ode to India’s Glorious Past

For travellers seeking to immerse themselves in cultural experiences, India has always been one of the top picks. Amidst the bustling cities, serene landscapes, and architectural marvels, there lies a luxurious train that transports its guests back in time to India’s glorious past. Welcome aboard The Maharajas’ Express, where every journey is an ode to the opulence and grandeur of India’s bygone era.

The Maharajas’ Express is a premium luxury train known for its world-class hospitality and impeccable service introduced by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) in 2010. It offers a range of meticulously crafted itineraries that traverse through the heart of India, covering iconic destinations and unveiling the splendours of the country’s historical treasures. Each tour is a carefully curated experience, blending regal charm, cultural immersion, and the essence of India’s diverse landscapes.

Step on board, and you are instantly transported to an era of royalty. The train itself is a marvel of design and craftsmanship, adorned with vintage aesthetics and modern comforts. The plush cabins and suites are meticulously appointed, offering a regal ambience reminiscent of the palaces of yore. Every detail, from the intricate upholstery to the royal motifs, exudes an air of elegance and refinement.

As the train sets off on its enchanting journey, guests are treated to a gastronomic extravaganza. The onboard restaurants serve a delectable array of Indian and international cuisines, prepared by experienced chefs. The dining experience is elevated by the opulent surroundings, where ambience and courteous service staff add a touch of sophistication to each meal. Indulge in the flavours of India as you savour regional delicacies from different corners of the country.

While the train itself is a luxurious retreat, the real allure lies in the destinations it covers. The Maharajas’ Express takes you on a voyage to some of India’s most iconic landmarks, offering glimpses into the country’s glorious past. From the timeless beauty of the Taj Mahal in Agra to the regal palaces of Jaipur, each stop on the itinerary is a testament to India’s architectural heritage. Here are more details about the 4 handcrafted tours offered by this Rajasthan special train.

  • The Indian Panorama: A bespoke itinerary designed for those who love gazing at scenic sights and living picture-perfect moments.

Destinations: Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Orchha and Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi

Top Attractions: City Palace Galleries, Rambagh Palace Hotel, Amber Fort, Ranthambore National Park, Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal, Taj Khema, Agra Fort, Orchha Fort, Western Group of Temples at Khajuraho, Ganga Ghat Varanasi, Brij Rama Palace.

  • The Indian Splendour: Get the opportunity to explore India’s most spectacular sites including historical monuments, architectural gems, heritage sites and lots more.

Destinations: Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Mumbai

Top Attractions: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Ranthambore National Park, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Rambagh Palace, Junagarh Fort, Sam Sand Dunes, Bishnoi Village, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh Fort, Lake Pichola, City Palace, Crystal Gallery, Fateh Prakash Palace.

  • Heritage of India: Experience India’s colourful culture, rich heritage and world-class luxury with this enjoyable tour.

Destinations: Mumbai – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra and Delhi

Top Attractions: Lake Pichola, City Palace, Crystal Gallery, Fateh Prakash Palace, Bishnoi Village, Mehrangarh Fort, Old Clock Tower Market, Junagarh Fort, Sam Sand Dunes, Amber Fort, Rambagh Palace Hotel, City Palace Museum, Ranthambore National Park, Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal.

  • Treasures of India: Get a glimpse of royal India in all its glory within a short time.

Destinations: Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi.

Top Attractions: Taj Mahal, Ranthambore National Park, Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Rambagh Palace

Tours by The Maharajas’ Express are a blend of luxury, history, and cultural immersion, allowing travellers to relive the grandeur of India’s past. It is an enchanting experience that promises to create cherished memories and leave an indelible mark on one’s soul. So, embark on this extraordinary journey, and let the Maharajas Express transport you to an era of opulence and magnificence, where the spirit of India’s glorious past comes alive. To get more information about the Maharajas’ Express, view pictures of inside the Maharajas’ Express or Maharaja Travel India, visit the official website on