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Palace on Wheels : Luxury Trains India

Relish the lifestyles of the kings of yore on board the Palace on Wheels, while listening to the silent tales of glory and valor told by the majestic forts and splendid palaces of Rajasthan. The journey takes you to a vibrating journey to the royal land of sand dunes and regal palaces. Visit the majestic expanse where Royal Rajputs lived in a grand style. Explore this imperial land on the Palace on Wheels, the luxurious train that carries with it an intrinsic ambience that goes perfectly well with the majestic charm and beauty spread so lavishly here and there in Rajasthan. Starting from Mumbai, the train criss crosses through the medieval caves of Ajanta, forts and Palaces of Rajasthan and the Taj Mahal during the Heritage of India Tour.

Tour de India onboard the Maharajas Express
Golden Chariot Luxury Train

The highlight of the luxury train tour includes cultural immersion during sightseeing tours, insider experiences such as sundowner cocktails amidst sand dunes and elephant & camel painting & joyrides and some shopping experiences among others.

Luxury Trains India

Luxury Trains India

Welcome aboard the Palace on Wheels on its splendid and enchanting royal rail journey through the bygone era of the erstwhile Maharajas. Though times have changed and the winds have shifted, the Palace On Wheels cruises along in royal style, the kind only the Maharajas of yesteryears could have perpetuated and enjoyed.

Maharajas Express

Maharajas Express

The elegant interiors of this train, with its delectable cuisine and personalized service, exudes an exclusive old world charm. Each saloon has its own personal attendants or 'Khidmatgars' who ensure that your journey is comfortable and enjoyable.

The two restaurant cars, the Maharaja and Maharani serve a range of Indian, Continental, and Chinese cuisine. The diverse menu aboard the Royal Palace changes seasonally.

The royal train was inspired from the erstwhile kings and rulers of the yore who used to travel in the personal railway coaches for bridal sojourn, hunting jaunt and occasion of state visits. Today, the Palace on Wheels transports its passengers in the same world of majestic experience with traditional treatment yet modern amenities. Relive the romance of the princely sojourn in the royal land of Rajasthan witnessing picturesque monuments, palaces, havelis, forts, National Parks and wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal.

The exquisite and exclusive Palace On Wheels has luxurious cabins, wall to wall carpeting, a well stocked bar, two dining cars and very personalized service... in fact, almost everything that could promise heaven on earth for seven days!

The interiors of the current 14 saloons are authentic replicas of the historic coaches. Each saloon is equipped with twin-bedded cabins, each with channel music, intercom, with attached baths and running hot and cold water and a shower.

The 'Palace on Wheel' starts from Delhi cantonment looking forward to a week-long trip all the way through Rajasthan and Agra. The Palace on Wheels takes its passengers to the colorful city of Jaipur, exotic land of Chittaurgarh, Lake City of Udaipur, Ranthambore National Park, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, red stone city of Fatehpur Sikri and Taj Mahal at Agra.

The Palace on Wheels also boasts a beautiful gift shop called 'The Bazaar' so that you can purchase exotic handicrafts and gift items. A separate beautiful lounge car is attached giving peaceful ambience to passengers.

Palace on Wheels Booking Information

Reservation / Cancellation - Terms & Conditions
Group and Charter Discounts - Ticket Prices - Triple Occupancy
Half fare for children of 5 years and above but less than 12 years. Children below 5 years are free.
There will be a 10% surcharge for the trips falling during Christmas (25th December) and New Year (1st January)
Tariff is inclusive of cost of travel and accommodation, catering (morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner), conducted sightseeing tours in deluxe coaches, entrance fee for monuments and palaces and cultural entertainment. Tariff does not include liquor, laundry, video cameras, and other items of personal nature.

Tour Itinerary

Maharajas Express Heritage of India itinerary offer insights into the rich heritage and culture of India.

Check-in Venue & Timing - The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai / 1330 hrs

Departure Station & Timing - Mumbai - Chatrpati Shivaji Terminus / 1640 hrs

Arrival Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Station / 1500 hrs

Guests boarding the Maharaja Express have to report at least an hour before the train's departure at a pre-assigned venue in Mumbai for the pre-boarding facilities. All final details related to the meeting point will be emailed or handed over along with the journey's travel vouchers and documents, around 14 days before the departure date.

Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations Covered :
Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi

Day 1 Highlights

Welcome Ceremony at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Day 2 Highlights

After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Ajanta Caves, the rock-cut caves dating back to 2nd century B.C. and comprising of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain sculpted art.

Return to the train for a hearty lunch. Evening at leisure

Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train.

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