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Maharajas Express The Indian Splendor

(8 Days / 7 Nights)

Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Balasinor - Mumbai

Starting From
USD 5980


Travel the domain of erstwhile Indian royalty with tours to Rajasthan, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh provided by Indian Splendor tour itinerary by Maharajas’ Express train. The meticulously designed tour itinerary lasting for 168 hours, takes guests on a roller coaster ride across some of the most illuminating destinations in India to familiarize guests with the royal and cultural heritage of India. Maharajas’ Express Indian Splendor journey offers a dash of forts, palaces and temples built during medieval India. A mesmerizing voyage on board Maharajas’ Express train is outfitted with opulent stay, gourmet dining, state of the art amenities and impeccable hospitality and guided off train excursions providing a splendid view of India’s colonial and imperial heritage and Indian Jurassic Park in Balasinor. 


  • Morning views of magnificent Taj Mahal
  • Champanage breakfast atop of Taj Khema
  • Game Safari in Ranthambore National Park
  • Be a spectator of enthralling Exhibition Elephant Polo Match and enjoy a lavish feast
  • Sundowner Cocktails and Barbecue dinner amidst Sam sand dunes in Bikaner
  • Barbecue experience in the premises of Mehrangarh Fort
  • Savor a lavish lunch at Durbar Hall in Udaipur
  • Visit to Dinosaur Fossil Park housed in Balasinor


Day 1

Delhi- Agra

At Safdarjung Railway Station, Maharajas’ Express waits for the guests to enter its premises. The traditional Indian style welcome with garlands and vermillion mark will give you the signal of upcoming royal experience. Just as you complete your check in formalities, you will usher to your cabins. The train will roll on to Agra. Dinner will be served in the plush coupes of the train.

Day 2


Today you will arrive in Agra, the first destination of Indian Splendor tour itinerary. Disembark the train and proceed on a sightseeing tour of Taj Mahal, the epitome of true love and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Post Taj Mahal exploration; savor an endearing Champanage breakfast atop the Taj Khema. Post breakfast, you have an option for shopping tour in Agra and sightseeing tour of Itmad-ud-Daulah tomb and Fatehpur Sikri. Return to the train for lunch followed by visit to Agra Fort. Post sightseeing of Agra Fort, return to the train for dinner and onwards journey.

Day 3

Ranthambore- Jaipur

Explore the faunal and avifaunal species of Ranthambore National Park in their natural turf via safari trip. Post safari trip, return to the train for lunch and continue your journey towards Jaipur. Famed as the Pink City of India, Jaipur is home to several forts, palaces, museums and shopping emporiums. First, you will visit Amber Fort, the formidable residence of Kacchawa Rajputs followed by an enthralling Exhibition Elephant Polo Match clubbed with Champanage dinner.

Overnight stay on board Maharajas’’ Express.

Day 4


On the 4th day, you will arrive in the desert city of Bikaner. Disembark the train and proceed on an optional tour to either Lalgarh Palace or Deshnok temple or Camel breeding farm. Return to the train for a lavish lunch followed by visit to Junagarh Fort. Don’t miss to partake in a thrilling camel cart procession around the undulating sand dunes. Savor a dance and musical extravaganza by the local Kalbeliya and Langa tribe amidst the Sam sand dunes in Bikaner over a barbecue evening.

Overnight stay will be provided on board Maharajas’ Express.

Day 5


Post a leisurely breakfast in the morning; embark on a jeep safari to Rohet, the abode of Bishnoi tribe for cultural interactions. Return to the train for lunch. Post lunch, leave on road for sightseeing trip of Old Clock Tower and Mehrangarh Fort. A delectable barbeque experience at the Mehrangarh Fort will form the crescendo of the day.

Overnight stay will be provided on board this luxury train.

Day 6


The City of Lakes ‘Udaipur’ is quite picturesque as compared to harsh terrains of Jodhpur and Bikaner. The breathtaking view of Aravali hills and the cool ambience created by Lake Pichola invites the romanticism in one’s inner self. Explore the attractions housed within this city such as City Palace and Crystal Gallery. Savor a royal lunch in the splendid ambience of Durbar Hall. Post lunch, you can either proceed on a walking tour to the Old Markets or explore the Vintage Car Collection of the erstwhile royal family.

From here onwards, Maharajas’ Express will leave the desert realm of Rajasthan and head towards the princely state of Balasinor.

Day 7


Today, you will arrive in Balasinor, India’s very own Jurassic park. The sightseeing trip includes visit to Dinosaur Fossil Park followed by a village tour to understand the local ways of living. Also in store is a lunch date with the royal family of Balasinor where guests can relish the lip-smacking tastefully prepared in the royal kitchen.

Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

Day 8


Like all good things, the weeklong Indian Splendor itinerary aboard Maharajas’ Express will too conclude on the 8th day of the journey. After a leisurely breakfast, bid farewell to the opulent ride aboard Asia’s most luxurious train, Maharajas’ Express.


Indian Splendor Tariff for Season 2019 - 2020

Occupancy Type Adult (Twin Sharing) Single Suppliment
Deluxe Cabin USD 5,980 USD 4,510
Junior Suite USD 9,460 USD 8,520
Suite USD 13,800 USD 13,800
Presidential Suite USD 23,700 USD 23,700

Indian Splendor Schedule for the season 2019 - 2020

Month Departure Dates
Oct 2019 6
Nov 2019 3
Dec 2019 1,29
Jan 2020 26
Feb 2020 23
Mar 2020 22
Oct 2020 18
Nov 2020 15
Dec 2020 13

Terms & Conditions:

  • All the above prices are on per person per journey on twin sharing basis
  • The above cost is exclusive of 5% GST service tax that will be charged extra.
  • All Optional Tours are on chargeable basis and are subject to availability. Details and pricing will be made available on board during the journey.
  • Please note all bookings confirmed are non-transferable and will invite a cancellation charge as applicable.


The tariff of the Maharajas Express includes accommodation, meals, beverages (light drinks, tea, coffee, and mineral water), Indian wines (in house brands), butler service, and porter-age at stations, guided tours and entrance fees at monuments.


The tariff however does not include taxes, insurances, alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, laundry, and fees of video and professional cameras.

Booking Policy

Booking policy followed by the Maharajas Express is as follows:

  • If booking is done prior to 90 days of departure or more, then 25% of the total tariff is to be paid at the time of booking.
  • Remaining 75% of ticket value can be paid 60 days prior to departure.
  • If booking is done less than 60 days of departure or less, then full 100% of the total tariff is to be paid at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy

The cancellation policy that is followed by the train is as:

  • If cancelled 60 days or more prior to departure date, then 25% of the published tour cost is deducted.
  • If cancelled 45-59 days prior to departure date, then 50% of the published tour cost is deducted.
  • If cancelled 0-44 days prior to departure date, then 100% of the published tour cost is deducted.
  • If you fail to show up on the departure date, then 100% of the published tour cost is deducted.

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