7 Nights Indian Panorama Journey of Maharajas Express

Destinations

Operates from New Delhi/New Delhi to cover Pink City of Jaipur-Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve-Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri - Taj Mahal at Agra-Gwalior fort town-Kama sutra temples at Khajuraho - Holy Ganges river at Varanasai & City of Nawabs Lucknow.

Day 1 : Saturday Evening : New Delhi depart

Self report by 8 p.m. Safdarjung Railway Station for traditional welcome & check-in formalities
Be escorted to your sleeing chambers & later proceed to Dining Car for Dinner.
Maharajas Express Train departs by 1030 p.m.

Day 02 : Sunday : Jaipur-The Pink City

After onboard breakfast, Guests proceed for excurion to Amber Fort, situated on a small hillock and overlooking Maota Lake and has a Chamber of Mirrors (Sheesh Mahal), and the Hall of Victory.

Later drive back to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for exclusive Elephant activities where guests may choose to decorate them with bright hues, feed them or take the regal ride. This is followed by a sumputious lunch.
After lunch, Guests may choose to return back to comfort of Maharajas Express for afternoon siests OR avail optional tours.
Evening train departs from Jaipur & Dinner onboard.

Optional Tours in Jaipur (at extra cost)

  • Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel
  • Private shopping tour
  • Visit City Palace Museum & Jantar Mantar (working sun dial)

Day 03 : Monday Morning : Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve

Early morning train arrives at Sawai Madopur Railway station & proceed for jungle excursion in Canters - the private hunting ground of the Maharajas. Possible sighting of the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger.Also, sambar, chital, nilgai, chinkara, wild boar, sloth bear, hyena, jackal and leopard. Return to train by 9:30 and enjoy brunch on board. Depart onwards.

Day 03 : Monday Afternoon : Fatehpur Sikri –The lost city

Lunch on board the train. On arrival at Railway Station proceed for excursion to the deserted Mughal City, comprising of imposing gateways, Halls of Private and Public audience and beautifully sculptured palaces. Later return to the Maharajas Express & train departs. Dinner onboard the train.

Day 4 : Tuesday Morning : Agra-City of Taj Mahal

Early morning proceed for excursion to one of the wonders of the world, The TajMahal; constructed entirely out of white marble, an architectural masterpiece featuring beautiful inlay work and marble screens. This is followed by another exclusive event, champagne breakfast at TajKhema, overlooking Tah Mahal, atop a hillock. Later return to the train & depart.

Day 4 : Tuesday Afternoon : Gwalior-The Fort Town

Lunch on board. On arrival proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort. Admire exquisite temples and palaces, out of which the most spectacular is the Man Mandir Palace, a masterpiece of Rajput architecture, and comes embellished with exquisite stone carving & latticework. There are the famous Saas-Bahu (Mother and Daughter-in-law) temples that are covered with beautiful sculptures of dancing girls and deities. Also, Visit nearby Jain Cave Sculptures, Jai Vilas Palace Museum followed by Hi Tea in the compound of the palace.
Later return to comforts of Maharajas Express Train & depart.Dinner on board.

Optional Tours in Gwalior (at Extra cost):

  • Avail Spa facilities at Hotel UshaKiran Palace.

Day 5 : Wednesday : Khajuraho-Kama Sutra Temples

Morning visit UNESCO World Heritage Site of 10th century built hindu temples - with Intricate carvings & erotic sculputers & return to train for lunch.
Train stabled at Khajuraho railway station for the day & choose to relax in your cabin OR avail optionial offboard services.
Dinner is served on board the train & depart in evening.

Optional Tours in Khajuraho (at extra cost):

  • Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel
  • Sound and Light Show.
  • Dances of India Show

Day 6 : Thursday : Varanasi-City on Holy Ganges

Train arrives by Noon in the 2000 years old spritual city of Varanasi.
On arrival first visit a Silk Weaving Centre,famous for Banarasi silk saris & brocades followed by lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel.
Afternoon excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sarnath-where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon.
Later drive to Ghats(brick banks) of Holy Ganges River to enjoy Boat Ride & view evening lamp ceremoney
Thenguests return back to comforts of Maharajas Express & train departs. Dinner onboard.

Day 7: Friday : Lucknow-City of Nawabs

Morning discover the charms of this former capital of Awadh Muslim Royalty & visit Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and The Residency followed by delicious lunch along with the live Kathak Dance performance at 5 Star Hotel.Later return to comforts of Maharajas Express train & depart.
Enjoy an "Indian Evening" followed by dinner on-board.

Day 8 : Saturday : New Delhi Return

Journey aboard Maharajas Express ends on return to Safderjung Railway Station, Delhi. Check-out after breakfast by 830 a.m

Important

  • Onboard Tour Manager reserves the right to amend day to day tour logistics- to suit local conditions
  • Optional Tours can only be booked on board the train,through Guest Relations Executive & are on direct payment

Schedule: From Oct 2017 till April 2018

7 Nights Indian Panorama Journey of Maharajas Express
From New Delhi/New Delhi (Depart Saturday Night)
Month 2017 2018
January -- 13
February -- 10
March -- 10
April No Service 07
May till September No Service Not Available
October 21 Not Available
November 18 Not Available
December 16 Not Available

Tariff: Valid till April 2018 Departs

COST PER CABIN -in US$ (Taxes Extra)
7 Nights Indian Panorama Journey of Maharajas Express from New Delhi/New Delhi
Occupancy / Cabin Type Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite (offers (Two Cabins)
On Single Occupancy (for 1 Person) US$ 10,490 US$ 17,980 US$ 27,600 US$ 47,400
On Double Occupancy (for 2 persons) US$ 11,960 US$ 18,920 US$ 27,600 US$ 47,400
For 3 Persons Sharing P. Suite N/A N/A N/A US$ 71,100
For 4 Persons Sharing P.Suite N/A N/A N/A US$ 94,800
Important:
  • Add Government Taxes Extra (as applicable on date of journey)
  • Option to book for Twin & Double Beds in Deluxe Cabin & Junior suite
  • Presidential Suite Offers Two Bedroom (One with Double Bed & other with Twin Bed ) & a separate living room area

Booking Terms & Conditions

Note:

  • Add Government Service Tax Extra, as applicable.
  • Indian Nationals can pay in equivalent INR Rupees as prevailing rate of exchange.

Booking Procedure:

  • Advice preferred date of journey with cabin type & number of passengers.
  • We require Name/Nationality/Date Of Birth/Passport Numbers of all the passengers to process booking request.
  • Booking will be confirmed on receipt of MINIMUM 30% advance deposit of Ticket Value.
  • Balance Payment must reach us at least 70 days before tour depart.
  • Booking request made less than 70 days before tour depart ,will be confirmed on receipt of one time full deposit of ticket value.
  • To issue Travel documents ,we require Passport Copy of all passengers & Reservation Form.
  • Advice interest to Book Hotels in New Delhi & Mumbai or customized package tours pre/post train tour journey.
  • Passengers are advised to pre-book Tour Insurance from country of origin of travel.
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Cancellation Terms:

  • Royal Indian Trains is PSA-IA of Maharajas’ Express operated by IRCTC; & our liability is limited to that of Booking Booking Agent Only.
  • All requests for cancellation must be made in writing & acknowledged by us.
  • Minimum 30% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee if booking cancelled > 65 days before tour depart
  • Minimum 50% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee if booking cancelled between 64 days to 50 days before tour depart
  • Full 100% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee if booking cancelled < 49 days before tour depart
  • Request for Change in Passenger Name/Journey Date as per IRCTC policy
  • All overseas refunds ,as per cancellation policy are subject to rules & regulations of Reserve Bank Of India
  • Royal Indian Trains reserves the right to deduct US$ 100 bank processing fee to process overseas funds & will be refunded in equivalent INR Rupees as per amount received.

IMPORTANT:

  • Disputes ,if any, are subject to Jurisdiction of Courts of New Delhi (India) Only.

Payment Options:

  • By Online Credit Card Authorization
    OR
  • Swift Wire Transfer
    OR
  • NEFT/RTGS Transfer

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