The Maharaja Express

The Maharaja Express

India was once recognized as the ‘Land of the Golden Bird’. With world's leading luxury train, Maharajas' Express, you can embark on an unforgettable escapade that starts off with the capital city of Delhi. The journey takes you through iridescent lands of Jaipur , the wildlife of Ranthambore., the ancient capital city of Mughals, Fatehpur Sikri , the city of the Taj -  Agra , the beautiful city of Gwalior , the temples of Khajuraho, the holy city of Varanasi and the city of the Royals , Lucknow . The journey involves a glimpse of heritage, culture , tradition , art and architecture , wildlife and much more !

DAY  01- Delhi 

Welcome on board the ‘Maharaja Express’!

Enjoy a traditional welcome in a grand style at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. Evenings reserved for a lavish dinner on board.

Overnight on board the ‘Maharaja Express’ as it proceeds towards its first destination - Jaipur. 

DAY  02 - Jaipur 

Wake up to a delicious on-board Breakfast as you arrive at the Pink City, Jaipur and proceed for sightseeing.  Sightseeing includes visit to the Amber Fort. Later proceed towards the City palace which is a real palace and home to the Royal Family of Jaipur. Later proceed towards Jantar Mantar which is an astronomical observatory followed by Lunch. 

Afterwards guests can choose to return to the Maharaja Express or may choose to participate in optional activities and Indian cultural tours or may avail activities such as the Spa facilities or shopping tours.

Treat yourself on-board the train for a delicious Dinner. Overnight at Train as it proceeds towards the next destination – Ranthmbore (The Tiger Reserve)

DAY  03 - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri 

The world’s leading luxury train arrives at Sawai Madhopur station. Later proceed towards the Tiger Safari at the Jungle.

Later, return to the stately comforts of Maharajas’ Express & have lunch on board as the train departs for the city of Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival to Fatehpur Sikri, explore the deserted city, which was once a ruled by the Mughal Dynasty and was abandoned due to water scarcity.

Later, return to the comforts of the Maharaja Express for an on-board Dinner as the train proceeds towards the city of love – Agra.

DAY  04 - Agra - Gwalior 

The next morning, enjoy your breakfast as the train enters the city of Agra. Proceed towards Agra sightseeing and explore one of the seven wonders of the world – The Taj Mahal.

Later, the Maharaja Express then proceeds towards Gwalior, another mesmerizing destination! Guests can enjoy an onboard lunch and then proceed towards the Gwalior Fort, and the Jain Cave sculptures or they can also choose to avail spa facilities at the Usha Kiran Palace which is one of the five-star heritage hotels of the city. Evening at leisure on board the train. Overnight in the train.

DAY  05 - Khajuraho 

Early morning the train leaves for Khajuraho to visit the magnificent temples of Madhya Pradesh.  Enjoy breakfast onboard the Maharaja express and enjoy the glimpse as the train proceeds towards Khajuraho. On arrival proceed towards the magnificent temples of Khajuraho which are masterpiece of Art and Architecture. Evening reserved for sound and light show followed by cultural activities.

Overnight at the Maharaja express as it proceeds towards the holy city of Varanasi.

DAY  06 - Varanasi 

While you enjoy the delicious breakfast, the train arrives in the city of Varanasi. Visit the Silk weaving centre followed by lunch at the gateway hotel. Later, enjoy the Sarnath ruins and the museum followed by evening boat ride at the holy river Ganga and witness the beautiful evening prayers.

Later return on board and enjoy your evening dinner.

The Maharaja Express leaves for the city of royal splendour and relishing delicacies Lucknow.

DAY  07 - Lucknow 

As you enjoy your morning breakfast and cherish the scenery, the train embarks to the ‘City of Royals’.

Sightseeing includes visit to the historical monuments Bara Imambara, Chota  Imambara,  Rumi  Darwaza . Later the afternoon is reserved to enjoy the delicious Awadhi lunch along with Indian cultural and dance activities.

As the day ends, proceed back towards your last dinner on board the Maharaja Express as the train leaves towards its final destination final destination Delhi as your journey comes to an end.

DAY  08 - Delhi 

As the train enters the final stop, we hope that you were able to gather some unforgettable memories and moments as you bid farewell to the Maharaja express as the journey comes to  an end .


  • Accomodation on board the Maharaja Express
  • Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner as per the itinerary
  • Sightseeing & activities as per the itinerary 
  • Guide at all destinations
  • Entry tickets to all the monuments

  • Optional tours (Can be avaliled in direct payment)
  • Any tours of personal nature
  • Shopping and other personal expenses

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Good to Know

Read the basic info and also some fun facts about India! Here you will find everything you should know about the "Land of Plenty"!

Country India
Famous For Diversity
Visa Requirements Not Needed for EU Citizens
Language Spoken English, Hindi
Currency Used INR
Area 3.2887 milliom km2


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