Maharajas' Express Blog



“Experience the unforgettable opulence of the Maharajas’ Express and add it to your repertoire of memories. Even seasoned globetrotters like you, with jaded palates, will be enticed by this fantasy cruise train. The Maharajas’ Express travel experience is larger than life, and eludes description. At best we can attempt to provide a glimpse of this elegant pageant of fun and fantasy.

The Maharajas’ Express was awarded The World’s Leading Luxury Train for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013 at The World Travel Awards. It is a journey into the heart of the mystical land of the tiger, heritage India and the Maharajas. It recreates, with a passion, the pageantry of the past and redefines the luxury travel experience.

Once aboard the train you will be treated to a world that is fit for royalty. Lounge in the luxury of your well appointed room. You will find wi-fi internet connectivity, DVD players and LCD TV bring entertainment to your fingertips. You will be attended by your own personal valet who will cater to your every whim. Attached bathrooms that are luxuriously fitted out are the norm. Your choice of cabins ranges from the Presidential Suite, Suite, Junior Suite and Deluxe Cabin. You will soon discover that the complimentary house pours, two fine dining restaurants, comfortable lounge and exotic bars are the perfect way for you to unwind and savour your exceptional experiences. The Mayur Mahal and the Rang Mahal recreate the experiences of a bygone era, and the cuisine they offer reflects the opulence and versatility of the train. Paramedics are available on the train at all hours to handle any emergency.

Travelling on board the luxury train is preferable to any other form of travel in that it provides you with the opportunity to live on board,in the lap of luxury , with all the state of the art amenities, and yet make forays into a bygone era. It eliminates the confusion of multiple bookings and commuting to sites. Explore India from this vantage point and recreate the passion and mystique from the comfort of the train.

You will find yourself lazing in a comfortable armchair in the observation car with its well equipped library. The ever changing views outside weave a tapestry of yellow, green and gold for you to cherish at leisure.

The Maharajas’ Express is a time travellers delight. However this throw back in time is underpinned by state of the art facilities. You will experience all the modern amenities curiously blended with an old world ambience. At every destination, you will find yourself greeted with a red carpet welcome by local folk band artists. You will no doubt enjoy the chance to mingle with royalty at select destinations. The Indian Splendours Package has a lunch hosted by the royal family of Balasinor .These little ceremonies exude essence of the oriental hospitality for which India is famous.

Your forays into Rajasthan will be surreal, unforgettable experiences. They are the stuff dreams are made of. Many of the excursions such as the Gems of India include the optional Spa Experience at a leading hotel to make your relaxation complete. Private shopping tour and glorious banquets at special locations intersperse the enticing itineraries offered at the Maharajas’ Express Rail. Lose yourself in the tumultuous and colourful bazaars with their mesmerizing multitudes.

The Maharajas experience recreates the cultural ethos of India through its five choice itineraries. Moreover, it makes time stand still for you.”