World Journeys | Maharajahs' Express: Indian Panorama

The Maharajahs’ Express offers the highest end of luxury train travel in India, savouring the country’s rich heritage on exclusive journeys. Guests board the train to a chorus of live Indian music, while traditionally dressed staff drape garlands around necks and daub foreheads with vermillion – there is even a royal red carpet. A range of Indian and international cuisine is served in two sumptuous restaurants, and the onboard bars offer a selection of exquisite spirits and wine.

The Train: Experience the opulence of the Maharajahs’ Express with its tastefully appointed interiors paired with gracious hospitality. There are four premium cabin categories, all with a dedicated butler service and en suite bathrooms. Amenities in cabins include an LCD screen, Wi-Fi, spacious wardrobe, writing table, personal safe and air-conditioning.

Deluxe Cabins: Feature twin or double beds with amenities such as bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer, range of luxury toiletries made of essential oils.

Junior Suites: All the suites have large panoramic windows, so that you can savour every bit of magnificent India on your train journey.

Express Suites: The suite rooms are provided with additional features such as complimentary mini-bar and bath tub. The fare for the suite is inclusive of an exclusive language speaking guide and luxury car during the off-board journeys.

Presidential Suites: Boast two bedrooms and washrooms, a separate living room, minibar and an exclusive 24 hour personal valet service. Features 448 sq ft of cabin area and the only one of its kind among the international trains.

  • Summary


    7 Days / 6 Nights from USD US$8,140*



    Type of Journey



    • Delhi • Jaipur • Ranthambore National Park • Agra • Khajuraho • Varanasi

  • Departure Dates

    29 Sep
    27 Oct
    24 Nov
    22 Dec
    19 Jan
    16 Feb
    26 Mar
    6 Apr
  • What's Included

    Tour Includes

    • Luxury rail journey
    • Accommodation onboard in a your choice of cabin
    • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 6 dinners
    • House beer, spirits, and wine
    • Coffee, tea, and mineral water
    • Two private transfers in Delhi
    • English-speaking tour manager and guides
    • Shared sightseeing as per the itinerary by deluxe coach (Deluxe Cabins & Junior Suites)
    • Private sightseeing as per the itinerary (Suites & Presidental Suites)
    • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
    • Butler service (Suites & Presidental Suites)
    • 5% GST levied by the Government of India

    Not Included

    • Pre and post tour accommodation
    • Optional tours
    • Gratuities

  • Pricing

    Description Twin

    1 Oct – 30 Dec
    Deluxe Cabin
    Junior Suite
    Presidential Suite



    1 Jan – 30 Sep
    Deluxe Cabin
    Junior Suite
    Presidential Suite



    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply. Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1: Delhi > Jaipur
    Board the train at Delhi in the morning and proceed to Jaipur. Tonight, have dinner at an exclusive venue in Jaipur.

    Day 2: Jaipur > Ranthambore
    This morning head out on a visit to the Amber Fort. Later, enjoy dinner as the train continues to Ranthambore.

    Day 3: Ranthambore > Fatehpur Sikri
    Early morning safari in Ranthambore National Park in search of tigers. Travel to Fatehpur Sikri for an afternoon tour.

    Day 4: Agra > Orchha
    Enjoy an early morning visit to the Taj Mahal followed by breakfast at an exclusive venue. This afternoon, visit Agra Fort. Dinner on board as the train proceeds to Orchha.

    Day 5: Orchha > Khajuraho > Varanasi
    This morning visit Orchha, a living medieval town. The train then continues to Khajuraho to visit its famous temples. Enjoy dinner as the train continues to Varanasi.

    Day 6: Varanasi > Delhi
    Arrive in Varanasi and visit the Sarnath Stupas followed by a boat ride on the Ganges to witness evening Aarti. Tonight, dinner is at an exclusive venue before the train sets off for Delhi.

    Day 7: Delhi
    Arrive back in Delhi after lunch for journey’s end.

  • Booking Conditions

    • Please enquire about pricing for alternate Maharajas’ Express rail journeys:
      The Heritage of India for 7-days/6-nights
      The Indian Splendor for 7-days/6-nights
      The Treasures of India for 4-days/3-nights


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