Embark on an enchanting voyage through the heart of India's cultural tapestry with the Maharajas' Express Indian Panorama itinerary. This luxurious train journey offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes, iconic heritage sites, and vibrant cities of India. From the historic Taj Mahal to the royal cities of Jaipur and Udaipur, immerse yourself in a regal experience that seamlessly blends opulent comfort with captivating cultural encounters.
01 Upon landing in Delhi, your journey takes flight as you meet our representative, who will guide you to the opulent Safdarjung railway station. Here, a grand adventure awaits as you step aboard the illustrious Maharajas Express, bound for the vibrant city of Jaipur. Indulge in a sumptuous breakfast and lunch on board as the train sets its course. Upon arrival in the pink city, dive into the rich history and royal allure of the City Palace galleries, a window into the past. As evening descends, savor a delectable dinner at the exquisite Rambagh Palace, before returning to the embrace of the Maharajas Express for a restful night.
02 Embrace the morning with a lavish onboard breakfast before venturing to the resplendent Amber Fort. Delight in the fort's grandeur, featuring attractions like the Diwan-e-aam and the ethereal Sheesh Mahal, a testament to Rajasthani architecture. Return to the Maharajas Express for a delectable lunch. The afternoon presents a canvas of possibilities, from a soothing spa experience to exploring the City Palace and Observatory (Jantar Mantar) or embarking on a local city tour. As the day winds down, relish an onboard dinner as the train proceeds to Sawai Madhopur, your gateway to Ranthambore.
03 Greet the day with early excitement, as you embark on a thrilling game drive in the Ranthambore National Park. Unravel the mysteries of this famed wilderness, once reserved for the royal house of Jaipur. The park's rich biodiversity, including the majestic Royal Bengal Tigers, awaits your discovery. Enjoy breakfast onboard as the train journeys towards Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Immerse yourself in the architectural marvel of this 'City of Victory' during a guided tour. As the evening unfolds, delight in a splendid dinner aboard the Maharajas Express.
04 Awaken in Agra, where the majestic Taj Mahal beckons. Built as a testament of love, this wonder of the world is a sight to behold. Indulge in a champagne breakfast at the Taj Khema, followed by a return to the train for lunch. The afternoon opens doors to optional experiences - a spa retreat, exploration of Itmad-ud-daula or Agra Fort, a local city tour, or a captivatingMohabbat - the Taj Show. As night descends, a sumptuous dinner awaits aboard the Maharajas Express.
05 The day commences with an onboard breakfast before deboarding at Jhansi, en route to Orchha. This historical gem unfolds its treasures, from the Orchha Fort to unique tuktuk explorations of the village. Return to the lap of luxury on the Maharajas Express and proceed to Khajuraho. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments, a UNESCO world heritage site, unveils its architectural splendor, adorned with temples that whisper tales from the Chandella dynasty's zenith. The evening presents optional indulgences, from spa pampering to the Light and Sound Show or the captivating Dances of India Show. The journey continues with an onboard dinner as the train wends its way towards Varanasi.
06 A morning onboard breakfast heralds your arrival in Varanasi, where the Taj Ganges Hotel welcomes you for lunch. Engage in an enriching visit to the Sarnath Ruins, an archaeological marvel steeped in history. Witness the artistry of local handicrafts at the silk weaving center, followed by a serene boat ride on the Ganges to observe the Evening Aarti. An exclusive vegetarian dinner accompanied by live Kathak dance awaits at Brij Rama Palace at the Ghats. Return to the Maharajas Express for an intimate night journey to Delhi.
07 As the train journeys towards Delhi, breakfast and lunch on board complete your gourmet journey. Arrive in Delhi during the afternoon, where you bid farewell to this extraordinary voyage, your heart brimming with memories of regal splendor and captivating landscapes.