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Travel like an Indian Maharaja aboard IRCTC’s Maharajas’ Express Train
  • May 8, 2023

Travel like an Indian Maharaja aboard IRCTC’s Maharajas’ Express Train

Travelling by train has always been an integral part of Indian culture, with the railway system being one of the largest in the world. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has taken this experience to the next level with the introduction of the one-of-its-kind Maharajas Express train.

The Maharajas’ Express is a luxury train that takes guests on a journey through the heart of India, showcasing the country’s rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. The train is an ode to the opulent lifestyle of the Indian Maharajas, who were known for their grandeur and lavishness.

The train features four different itineraries that cover various regions of India, each offering a unique experience to guests. The itineraries include the Indian Splendour (6 Nights/7 Days), Heritage of India (6 Nights/7 Days), the Indian Panorama (6 Nights/7 Days) and the Treasures of India (3 Nights/4 Days).

The train boasts luxurious interiors that are inspired by the palaces of the Indian Maharajas. The cabins on the train are equipped with modern amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms, and a TV with an infotainment system. The train has four different cabin categories, namely the Deluxe Cabin, Junior Suite, Suite, and Presidential Suite, each offering a unique experience to guests.

The dining experience on the Maharajas’ Express is nothing short of grand. The train has two fine-dining restaurants, the Rang Mahal and the Mayur Mahal, where guests can relish Indian and international cuisines. The train also has a bar, the Safari Bar as well as a Rajah Club, where guests can unwind with their favourite cocktails and drinks.

Apart from the luxurious amenities, the Maharajas Express also offers guests an opportunity to explore India’s rich cultural heritage. The train stops at various destinations along the way, where guests can indulge in sightseeing and cultural activities. The train also offers guests unique cultural experiences, like a traditional welcome ceremony with garlands and aarti, a visit to the local markets and even performances of folk artists. From the personal valets to the well-planned off-board excursions, everything in this journey oozes luxury and wealth. If you have always wanted to live the life of an Indian Maharaja, then here’s your chance to book a culture tour of India aboard the Maharajas Express Train. Have a look at the departure dates for the upcoming seasons.

If you want to explore the best of Indian culture and tourism while travelling in the lap of luxury and opulence, then you must get aboard The Maharajas’ Express Train. To know more about the train, its features and Culture tours of India, visit the official website of

Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd

(A Govt. of India Enterprise)

B-148, 11th Floor, Statesman House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

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