Explore The Hidden Gems Of India With Maharajas Express For 4 Days
The itinerary is rightly named as the ‘Gems of India’ as; it covers the iconic tourism gems of India. Every tourist who plans to enjoy an explicitly luxurious vacation in India would turn to luxury trains.
Among the few luxury trains that scale the land, Maharajas’ Express has been voted as the best luxury train of the world, for several times. It is definitely a redefined vacation with Maharajas’ Express Train. Well, what is more exciting about ‘Gems of India’?
On the last day, it returns to Delhi. Delhi is not randomly chosen as starting and ending destination. Delhi holds an international airport, which connects numerous tourism destinations with India. In addition, almost all states of the country are connected with Delhi via roadways, airways and railways. Thus, getting to and from Delhi is easier.
Yes, it is quite similar to the iconic Golden Triangle circuit but the trip does not cover attractions of Delhi. The Gems of India covers many interesting heritage sites, just like the other itineraries of Maharajas’ Express.
For more details, Read: 10 World Heritage Sites to Visit with Maharajas Express
Are you looking for tours covering Golden Triangle circuit? Here are the top suggested tour packages.
- 7 Days – Delhi Agra Jaipur with Amritsar Tour
- 9 Days – Delhi Agra Jaipur with Goa Tour
- 21 Days – Delhi Agra Jaipur with Rajasthan Tour
One the first day, you board the train at the Delhi station, with a traditional red-carpet welcome.
After the welcome ceremony, you will be given a gist of amenities and features of the train and will be taken to your cabin. Relax in your room or roam around to explore the train. What to expect in Maharajas’ Express? Read Top 2 Luxury Train of India for Signature Journeys
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Second Day in Gems of India
Agra is filled with awe-inspiring marble palaces, forts and structures. Agra is not just about marbles. The famous Taj Mahal is a little above and beyond marbles. The inscriptions, geometric patterns, lush gardens and others of the romantic epitome will take you several centuries behind. Walk away from Taj Mahal and visit the other gems of Agra like Agra Fort, Itimad-Ud-Daulah and others.
Later, the itinerary makes it a point to cover Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city of Mughal beauty. The rest of the day is allocated for enjoying the amenities inside the train.
Are you interested in enjoying an entire vacation with just Agra? Here are the top tour packages of Agra theme.
- 2 Days – Taj Mahal Sunrise and Sunset Tour
- One Day Agra Tour
- 7 Days – Taj Mahal Tour with Khajuraho
- 10 Days – Kashmir With Taj Mahal Tour
- 13 Days – Taj Mahal and North India Tour
The cuisine of the train will be in Mughal style. As the train stops at each destination, the chefs procure exotic ingredients for a lavishing meal.
In the past, the passengers have to punch in their orders in telegraphs and the order will be ready in the next station. The train staffs will fill the dishes in small carriers and serve in thick crockeries. In addition, Indians were not allowed to board these lavishing trains, during pre-independence. Source
Third Day in Gems of India
The third day’s gems are credited to the wildlife wealth of India. No, it is not just about Tigers. Starting from the tigers, you can find numerous animals, birds, lush vegetation and the majestic Ranthambore Fort.
The ancient hunting ground of the kings, Ranthambore National Park is now a beautiful nature filled paradise. After a mesmerizing game drive in a jeep and a filling meal at the lodge inside the park, it is time for the amenities inside the train.
Do you love to cover more wildlife attractions of India? Here are the top suggested tour packages.
- 15 Days – North India Wildlife Cultural Tour
- 11 Days – South India Wildlife and Cultural Tour
- 16 Days – Best of India Wildlife
Your ticket cost includes the amenities inside the train. As you entertain yourself with the amenities and facilities, the train moves slowly towards the next destination, Jaipur. This city is quite filled with hues of pink.
Starting from the peacock gate of City Palace to the elephant ride of Amer Fort, Jaipur is a kaleidoscope of color and culture. You would understand the real reason to why Jaipur is the royal capital of Rajasthan.
Covering Jaipur is much easier with Travelogy India’s new set of tour packages. Top suggested tour packages are
- 4 Days – Delhi Agra and Jaipur Tour
- 4 Days – Sariska and Jaipur Tour
- 5 Days – Jaipur, Pushkar, Mount Abu, Udaipur Tour
On the fourth day, you would reach Delhi and it would be time to get ready for the de-boarding process. Does four days look quite short for a vacation of your choice?
Choose from the other itineraries of Maharajas’ Express.
- 7 Nights / 8 Days Indian Panorama
- 7 Nights / 8 Days Heritage of India
- 7 Nights / 8 Days Indian Splendor
- 3 Nights / 4 Days Treasures of India
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Does it took too much to spend on just four days? Well, the experience is really worth the cost. Moreover, you can avail those amenities with just half the price. Source