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Pride of Rajasthan

Visit The ‘Pride Of Rajasthan’ On-Board The Maharajas’ Express

Bikaner is a beautiful city in the north-western part of Rajasthan, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Bikaner District and Bikaner division as well as the fourth largest city in the state of Rajasthan. The city is famous for the celebration of Akshya Tritya which is also known as Akha Teej, an annual spring festival of Jains and Hindus.

The Maharaja Train Bikaner, an initiative by IRCTC allows passengers to experience the rich culture and traditions of Bikaner in all its glory. IRCTC’s Maharaja Train Bikaner gives an opportunity to the passengers to explore the land which is one of the most famous tourist attractions in India. For the true Rajasthani experience, come on board the Maharajas’ Express, a fully-equipped luxury train that offers a taste of the royal era.

The city of Bikaner has a wide variety of attractions and several tourist destinations including vintage forts, palaces and beautiful temples.  IRCTC offers its passengers two amazing tour packages namely ‘The Heritage of India’ and ‘The Indian Splendor’. On arriving in Bikaner, the passengers can visit Junagarh fort, an architectural masterpiece built in the arid region of the Thar Desert. It is famous for the intricate carvings on the walls and is known to leave the tourists spellbound. This experience is followed by a sun downer at the sand dunes, accompanied by a wide array of cocktails/mock tails, barbecue and a cultural show of entertaining folk dances. For those guests who don’t wish to visit the fort, there is an alternate provision for a local city tour. The tour has been designed to give the guests a perfect opportunity to explore the famous markets in the vicinity of the city, shop handicrafts from local artisans and gorge on delicious and authentic Rajasthani delicacies.

The one thing that’s great about the Maharajas’ Express is that the guests are just an order away from the authentic taste of Rajasthani cuisine. To ensure that the guests on-board the Maharajas’ Express always enjoy a delicious meal, the train offers the comfort of two thematic restaurants where passengers can enjoy the best of Indian and international cuisines, specially prepared by our on board chefs. The “luxury train” is also well-stocked with a bar that contains a wide variety of international wines and spirits. The “Maharajas’ Train Bikaner” extraordinary feature of deluxe cabins is one of best among all international tourist trains and has been designed to ensures the guests enjoy a royal, comfortable and memorable journey experience. Each car of the train is accompanied by personalized valets to make sure each guest is treated like a royal. Travel with luxury and comfort on board the IRCTC Maharajas’ Express and create memories of a lifetime.