Luxury Train The Indian Maharaja Offer Tour-Travel India



The Indian Maharaja –
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Indian Maharaja at a Glance

The 8 day journey aboard the Indian Maharaja promises to be a roller coaster ride for all its guests. A property of the Deccan Odyssey luxury train, the Indian Maharaja is indeed an emperor in its own might. Be it the destinations visited, the facilities onboard, or the grandeur of the interiors; this luxury train definitely makes its guests marvel in awe.

Duration: 7 nights/8 days

Places Covered:

Mumbai, Aurangabad, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Delhi

Tour highlights:

Aurangabad
* Ellora Caves
* Ajanta Caves

Udaipur
* City Palace
* Sahelion ki Baari
* Jagdish temple
* Jag Mandir

Sawai Madhopur
* Ranthambore National Park

Jaipur
* Amer Fort
* Hawa Mahal
* City Palace
* Jantar Mantar

Bharatpur
* Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary

Fatehpur Sikri
* Buland Darwaza
* Panch Mahal
* Tomb of Salim Chisti

Agra
* Taj Mahal
* Agra Fort

Delhi
* Raj Ghat
* Jama Masjid
* Qutub Minar
* India Gate

Short itinerary For Mumbai to Delhi
Day 1 – Mumbai
Day 2 – Aurangabad
Day 3 – Udaipur
Day 4 – Sawai Madhopur
Day 5 – Jaipur
Day 6 – Bharatpur/ Fatehpur Sikri/ Agra
Day 7 – Delhi
Day 8 – Depart Delhi

Short itinerary for Delhi to Mumbai
Day 1 – Delhi
Day 2 – Agra
Day 3 – Jaipur
Day 4 – Sawai Madhopur
Day 5 – Udaipur
Day 6 – Ahmedabad
Day 7 – Aurangabad
Day 8 – Mumbai

Detailed Itinerary of Indian Maharaja

  • MUMBAI TO DELHI
  • DELHI TO MUMBAI

Day 1 – Mumbai
Arrive in the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus by about 16:00 hours and enjoy a traditional welcome by the attendants of the Indian Maharaja. As they escort you to your luxury cabins, you will see your fantasy of traveling in a luxury Indian train coming true, just before your eyes.

Dinner will be served aboard the train and swiftly you will proceed towards the first destination in the circuit – Aurangabad.

Day 2 – Aurangabad
In the morning you will arrive in Daulatabad located in Aurangabad. Post breakfast you will move towards the Ellora Caves, grand ancient wonders housed in Maharashtra, mostly visited for the impeccable art done on hard rocks. The beauty of the magnificently adorned Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain temples will simply take your breath away. Post lunch in a city hotel; move on to the Ajanta Caves that are located at a distance of about 100 km away. The Ajanta Caves are fondly visited for its splendid cave paintings that depict Buddhist religious art.

From Ajanta, drive down to Daulatabad where the Indian Maharaja has already arrived. Dinner will be served onboard and you will then proceed towards Udaipur.

Day 3 – Udaipur
On the 3rd day of the trip, you will arrive in the historical city of Udaipur, a significant destination in Rajasthan. Popularly known as the city of lakes, Udaipur is home to a number of monuments depicting Rajputana styles of architecture and also several forts and palaces. After a delectable brunch aboard the train, you will embark on sightseeing trails through the heart of the city. City Palace, Sahelion ki Baari, the Jagdish temple, and the Jag Mandir are a few of the most noteworthy places that you will visit on this day.
Dinner will be organized in a luxury city hotel.
Return to the train and travel down the next destination – Sawai Madhopur.

Day 4 – Sawai Madhopur
The plentiful wildlife housed within the Ranthambore National Park attracts and invites guests to come here throughout the year. The abundant tiger population is the most significant feature to look out for, while here. As they remain active throughout the day, you can visit the park at any time and feast on wonderful visuals of the royal animal. A morning safari and an afternoon safari post lunch will more than make your journey exciting and complete.
Retire for the day in the evening in the cozy comforts of your train coach and travel down to Jaipur, the capital city of the state and the following destination in the circuit.

Day 5 – Jaipur
Several forts, palaces, grand havelis, and gardens call Jaipur their home. No wonder, tourists flock to it throughout the year! The guests of the Indian Maharaja will be treated to a sumptuous breakfast, in the true Rajasthani style and then taken across the city to the various points of attractions including the Amer Fort, the Hawa Mahal, the City Palace, and the Jantar Mantar.
Return to the Indian Maharaja Luxury train in the evening for some leisure moments and to travel to Bharatpur that houses the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary.
Dinner will be served onboard the train.

Day 6 – Bharatpur/ Fatehpur Sikri/ Agra
Arrive in Bharatpur in the wee hours of the morning and make an early morning trip to the bird sanctuary that is most famous for its migratory bird population. Later, drive to Agra enroute visiting the medieval structures of Fatehpur Sikri. The Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, and the Tomb of Salim Chisti are a few of the important structures to name in the order.
Later, move on to Agra – the land of the Taj Mahal! One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal epitomizes the love between Emperor Shah Jahan and his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. Other than the Taj, Agra is also home to the Agra Fort and a host of other monuments dating back to the Mughal era.

Day 7 – Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, the national capital and the melting point of several cultures. Post-breakfast embark on tours across the city and visit the topmost attractions housed here such as Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, and the India Gate. In the evening, the cocktails and grand dinner aboard the train will surely bring the 8 day sojourn to a spectacular finish.
Overnight stay onboard the train.

Day 8 – Depart Delhi
Your journey will end on the 8th day morning when after breakfast you will be received at the station and given a great farewell. You will proceed towards your respective destinations; sweet memories of the trip will however accompany you.

Facilities onboard Indian Maharaja

The Indian maharaja has been set with a number of facilities that contribute towards making it one of the most popular ways of traveling across the heart of India. Keeping in sync with the essence of the train and the spirit of the destinations that it travels through are the various services and amenities housed here. These definitely ensure a comfortable sojourn for you.

Accommodation

To offer you a variety, the Indian Maharaja has been fitted with 11 passenger coaches. Each of these coaches comprise of 4 coupes in each. The interiors have been tastefully adorned in order to reflect the style and design sensibilities of the region that it travels through. Amenities within the passenger coaches include air conditioned cabins, attached bathrooms, modern cozy furniture, and a selection of twin beds/ double beds to choose from.

  • 11 passenger cars (Deluxe cabins)
  • 2 Presidential Suites with a living room, bedroom, and attached toilet
  • CD/MP3 player
  • Channel Music
  • Wall to wall carpeting

Dining
There are 2 restaurants housed within the Indian Maharaja that cater to the guests round the clock. A number of Indian and International culinary delights are served in these eateries that are

Sitting Lounge
A lounge is set in every passenger car to enable guests some moments of leisure. It also acts as a place to meet up with other guests while traveling.

Conference Car
To take care of your corporate endeavors, the Indian Maharaja is set with a conference car housing a number of facilities. Other than capacity to host 50 guests, this car is also fitted with telephones, computers, printers, and fax machines that aid in your quest!

Health/Spa
The onsite Gymnasium and health club aboard the luxury India train wait to cater to your health needs while traveling. The Spa car is equipped in a way to facilitate the guests with rejuvenating experiences even during travel. The spa offers itself as a great break from the hectic schedules of sightseeing and travel aboard the Indian Maharaja!

Schedule of Indian Maharaja

Details of the schedule of this luxury train have been given below for your perusal.

Dates of Departure from Mumbai to Delhi:

Month Departure Dates
April, 2010 7
October, 2010 6
November, 2010 17
December, 2010 1, 22
January, 2011 12
February, 2011 02, 23
March, 2011 16

Dates of Departure from Delhi to Mumbai:

Month Departure Dates
April, 2010 14
October, 2010 13
November, 2010 24
December, 2010 8, 29
January, 2011 19
February, 2011 9
March, 2011 2, 23

Tariff of the Indian Maharaja

Silver Class Valid from October 2010 to April 2011
Single Occupancy USD 747
Twin Occupancy USD 585

Silver Class:

This includes a deluxe suite, group transfers, sightseeing and other tours.

  • Journey prices are on a per-person, per-night basis, for a minimum of 7 nights.
  • Service tax at current rates will additionally apply.
  • Room occupancy is for a maximum of two people.
Gold Class Valid from October 2010 to April 2011
Single Occupancy USD 919
Twin Occupancy USD 727

Gold Class:

This includes a deluxe suite, individual transfers, sightseeing and other tours.
You also get a personal guide to enhance sightseeing experience.

  • Journey prices are on a per-person, per-night basis, for a minimum of 7 nights.
  • Service tax at current rates will additionally apply.
  • Room occupancy is for a maximum of two people.
Platinum Class Valid from October 2010 to April 2011
Single Occupancy USD 1252
Twin Occupancy USD 1060

Platinum Class:

This includes a presidential suite, individual transfers and other tours.
You also get a personal guide to enhance sightseeing experience.

  • Journey prices are on a per-person, per-night basis, for a minimum of 7 nights.
  • Service tax at current rates will additionally apply.
  • Room occupancy is for a maximum of two people.

Booking Conditions:

Terms for booking your journey:

• USD 1000 per person will be required at the time of booking. This will be
non-refundable and non-adjustable.
• The remaining amount can be given 60 days prior to commencement of journey.

Terms for cancelling your journey:

• 30% ticket value will be retained, if you cancel 59 – 45 days prior to departure.
• 50% ticket value will be retained, if you cancel 44 – 30 days prior to departure.
• 100% ticket value will be retained, if you cancel 29 days prior to departure.

Contact The Indian Maharaja

Travel Corporation (India) Ltd.

5th Floor, New Delhi House
27 Barakhambha Road
New Delhi – 110001

Call: +91-11–23315834-38, 41511301-305
Fax +91-11-23316705, 23313320

Web: www.tcindia.com

E-mail- info@theindianmaharaja.com

If you want to make a fresh booking or have questions on the existing one,
please write to bookings@theindianmaharaja.com

For any comments, suggestions or feedback,
please feel free to write to feedback@theindianmaharaja.com

To locate a TCI office near you, please click on “TCI overseas offices

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