The Heritage of India journey of Maharajas' Express will take you through the bustling city of Mumbai, which is a commercial hub of India and will end the journey in its capital city, Delhi.
This Indian luxury tour of 8 days will help its guests to visit Ajanta, one of the most remarkable World Heritage Sites to observe and admire the beautiful cave paintings there. It will then lead to Udaipur, the Venice of East. Being on this royal journey, the valued guests can get the glimpses of the land of Maharajas'- Rajasthan.
Pay a visit to the magnificent Mehrangarh fort of Jodhpur and enjoy the enchanting sand dunes at Bikaner along with cocktails & lavish barbeque. Get soaked in the color of Pink City- Jaipur, spot the rarely found tigers closely at Ranthambore. Know about the majestic beauty and architecture of the iconic symbol of love - Taj Mahal. It is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World and has been enrolled into the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites
One of the World's leading luxury train - Maharajas' Express ensures its guests with an unforgettable luxury train tour, providing optimum lavishness and comfort.
Embarkation & Disembarkation (Heritage of India)
- Check-in Venue & Timing: The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai / 1330 hrs
- Departure Station & Timing: Mumbai - Chatrpati Shivaji Terminus / 1640 hrs
- Arrival Station & Timing: Delhi - Safdarjung Station / 1500 hrs
The Heritage of India Tour will commence with a grand traditional welcome. The reporting time will be 1430 hrs, at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel for Registration.
You will then be escorted to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, in Mumbai from where you will board the luxury train named Maharajas' Express to begin your heritage luxury tours through the majestic lands of India.
A royal dinner on-board will satisfy your hunger. Have a comfortable stay at night in the regal chambers and cabins of Maharajas'.
Your day will begin with a relishing breakfast on-board.
You will then move towards the Ajanta Caves for a sightseeing tour. This group of caves is from 2nd BC or 480 or 650 AD, which are actually ancient Buddhist rock cave monuments. These majestic caves will give a wonderful start to the Indian Heritage Tour.
Return back to the luxury train to enjoy your lunch on board. Spend some relaxed leisure hours in the evening.
The next destination of this heritage tour will be Udaipur, popular as “the Venice of East”.
Have a comfortable overnight stay in the lavish Maharajas' Express after enjoying a regal dinner on-board.
The third day of your tour will begin with the breakfast in the luxury train.
Enjoy a joy boat ride in the pristine waters of Lake Pichola on arriving at Udaipur, the City of lakes. Then proceed towards the City Palace for sightseeing. It houses a huge collection of ancient miniature paintings along with a Crystal Gallery. This heritage luxury tour of India provides with opportunities to peep into Indian artistry.
A regal lunch at Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace will be scheduled for you in the premises of city Palace.
You can then go back to spend the afternoon relaxing on-board or can avail the services of the Spa at the 5 Star hotel in Udaipur. You can also shop till your heart’s content or if time permits, enjoy a Sound and Light show and also explore the vintage car collection.
After having a relishing royal breakfast on-board, either spend the leisure morning hours in the train itself or if the time permits, go for a village tour at Bishnoi Village (it is an optional tour).
Feel rejuvenated at the Spa of a 5 star hotel.
Pay a visit to the ancient Mehrangarh Fort, post lunch. Take a stroll of the Old Clock Tower Market. Observe the lifestyle of the natives and feel like one among them. Take a fascinating ride on Tuk-tuks for a city tour.
You will then proceed to Hanwant Mahal for a Royal Cocktail Dinner accompanied by cultural performances. A puppet show will be the highlight of this Heritage Tour of India.
Return back to the Maharajas' Express Train, which will proceed to Bikaner.
Get the picturesque view of countryside, while having breakfast on-board.
Arriving at Bikaner you can opt to relax on-board or visit any of these two- Lalgarh Museum, to admire Rajasthani architectural marvel or the 600 year old Rat Temple at Deshnok (famous for its sacred rats).
Post lunch on-board, pay a visit to Junagarh Fort.
Guests then proceed towards the picturesque Sand Dunes to enjoy sundowner cocktails and barbeque. Watch the folk dance performance as well. Take a tea-break on the way at Gajner Palace.
After that return back to embark the Maharajas' Express and leave for the Pink City, Jaipur.
Your day will begin with an on-board breakfast.
On reaching Jaipur, your excursion will begin with a visit to the Amber Fort.
To admire the heritage of India, proceed to visit the City Palace / Jai Mahal Palace. Get involved in elephant activities such as painting the elephants or feeding them. You can also take a royal ride and then have a sumptuous lunch.
Either rest in the comfort of Maharajas' Express after lunch or get indulged into the rejuvenation activities at a five star hotel’s Spa.
You can also opt for a shopping tour or enjoy golfing at Rambagh Golf club.
You will then proceed to Ranthambore National Park for a thrilling game drive.
Enjoy your regal breakfast on-board.
Go for a sightseeing tour in the secluded Mughal City after reaching there.
After the city tour, return back to the luxurious Maharajas' Express to enjoy an enchanting "Indian Evening". Have a relishing on-board dinner, which is the specialty of this Heritage Train Tour.
Have a comfortable overnight stay on-board at the Maharajas' Express.
A top Taj Khema, have a Champagne Breakfast.
Then travel towards the capital city, Delhi. While traveling to the last stoppage of the Heritage tour, enjoy a relishing lunch on-board.
Say good-bye to the Maharajas' Express as The Heritage tour of India comes to an end!