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Fashioned to include several historic sites in India, this splendid tour takes place onboard the Maharajas Express, the premier luxury train in the world. Here as you journey from the metropolis of Mumbai to the Buddhist caves of Ajanta, you will experience a retelling of important parts of Indian history. Then you get to experience a royal lifestyle in Udaipur, where you can dine on the best local and international cuisine in a palace. On this tour, importantly you are never far from best portions of the country, whether you are chasing tigers in Ranthambore National Park, riding an elephant in Jaipur or taking a camel ride over sand dunes.
Welcome to a regal journey aboard the Maharajas Express as you embark on Heritage of India tour. By 10:30 hours, assemble at the hotel. Later get assisted transfer to the station to board your luxury train. Enjoy a warm welcome even as you complete your registration formalities. Explore the train amenities.
Proceed towards Udaipur, the next destination in the circuit.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay onboard the Maharaja train.
Post breakfast; embark on a sightseeing tour to the City Palace complex and boat ride on Lake Pichola.
Indulge in a Royal Lunch at an exclusive venue.
Post lunch, return to the train for a leisurely evening.
Dinner and overnight stay on-board the train.
On the 3rd day of the tour itinerary, you will arrive in the sun city of Rajasthan - Jodhpur.
Morning at leisure or optionally you may embark on a tour to Bishnoi Village or a spa session at leading hotel in the city.
Lunch will be served on board.
Following lunch, proceed with a tour of the mighty Mehrangarh Fort. Choose to leave on a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower Market. End the day with a lavish dinner arranged at an exclusive venue.
Return back to the train for overnight stay as train proceeds to Bikaner.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and lunch enjoying the comforts of the train.
In the afternoon, you will head to the Junagarh Fort.
Later in the evening, enjoy a sand dune excursion for exclusive barbecue.
Overnight stay aboard as the train moves to Jaipur.
Post-breakfast; explore the unassailable Amber Fort.
Lunch is served onboard at one of the fine restaurants.
Post lunch, choose to enjoy the luxuries the train is reputed for.
Dinner at an exclusive venue.
Get back onboard for overnight stay as the Maharajas Express rolls towards Sawai Madhopur.
Enjoy an early morning jeep safari through the Ranthambore National Park. Post safari, savor breakfast aboard the Maharajas' Express. As the train travel down to Fatehpur Sikri, your next destination relish a hearty lunch. On reaching the abandoned city of Mughals , you can visit the local attractions housed here such as Buland Darwaza and Panch Mahal. Fatehpur Sikri is a celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In the evening, return to the train for dinner and overnight stay.
Early morning on the last day of the sojourn, pay a visit to the grand structure Taj Mahal. Pride of India, Taj Mahal is also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, you can take delight in a lavish breakfast at an exclusive venue. While you treat yourself to a grand lunch aboard the Maharajas' Express, the train will traverse back to Delhi to mark the end of the voyage aboard this India luxury train.
The Heritage of India sojourn comes to an end.
There is no surcharge for Credit Cards.
Minimum/maximum purchase full tour is required No refund given for unused portions of the tour.
Children between 5 and up to 12 years of age at time of travel are priced at 50% of the adult tariff. Children under the age of 5 travel for free. In both cases they need to be accompanied with an adult and should share the bed with the adult.
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Taxes for all tours in India are calculated and are due 30 days prior to departure, at the applicable rate in accordance to the Indian government guidelines. Payments for taxes are expected in the form of a check to Palace Tours. If payment is made by credit card a surcharge of 5% will be applied. Taxes should be paid before any travel documents are issued.
At the time of printing there is a 10.965% service tax on total cost and commercial tax of USD 15 per person
Maharajas Express train detailsLuxurious and created to appeal to the discerning traveler, the Maharajas Express is by far the best way to experience the monuments and sights of India. Having won the "World's Leading Luxury Train" title awarded by the World Travel Awards for three years the Maharajas Express continues to run successfully and capture many more. Traveling on this train which is often billed as the “world’s most luxurious” you will get to immerse yourself in surroundings that befit a Maharaja and experience the ancient and modern heart and soul of India.
Cabins onboard the Maharajas ExpressThere are Deluxe Cabins, Junior Suites, Suites and a Presidential Suite onboard the train (43 cabins with a capacity of 88)
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RestaurantsEnjoy world class cuisine on board the Maharajas Express which has two restaurants that go by the names of Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal. Peacocks provide inspiration for the décor of the Mayur Mahal while the Rang Mahal is based on the décor present in palaces. Price of meals is included in the fare and guests can also avail of alcohol drawn from a list that includes private label beer, Indian wines and spirits.
BarThe bar onboard the train is named the “Safari Bar” and it comes with ample space for guests to relax while they indulge in their drinks or cocktails.
LoungeIn the lounge named 'The Rajah Club' guests can read, relax, play board games or cards and just socialize after a day of touring.
BoutiqueGoing to the boutique onboard the Maharajas is a tantalizing experience as you can spend time browsing through the curios and items on offer and pick out items to help you remember your experience
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