Maharajas’ Express Treasures of India
Duration: 3 nights rail journey tour
Price from: £3499pp
Day 1 Delhi/Agra: Board the opulent Maharajas’ Express early this morning. Enjoy brunch on board before arriving into Agra and proceeding to visit the mesmerising Taj Mahal. A high tea with champagne follows at Taj Khema before returning to the train for dinner.
Day 2 Agra/Ranthambore: An early start today to visit the imposing 16th century Agra Fort, one of the finest Mughal forts in India. It contains a maze of buildings – palaces, public and private halls, pavilions and gardens. Optional experiences include a visit to Itmad-Ud-Daula, a Mughal mausoleum tomb often described as the”Baby Taj”. The train journey continues and after lunch arrives at Sawai Madhopur, gateway to India’s revered Ranthambore National Park.Embark on an exciting game drive in the hope of seeing the elusive Bengal tiger. Feast on dinner when back on board as the train proceeds to Jaipur.
Day 3 Ranthambore/Jaipur: Visit the dramatic Amber Fort and tour the royal apartments. Optional activities available today include a private shopping tour, golfing at Rambagh Golf Club, spa facilities at a Palace hotel or a visit to City Palace and Jantar Manta. Return to the train for lunch and then proceed to an exclusive venue where you can interact with elephants. Return to the train for your final evening on board.
Day 4 Delhi: Arrive Delhi and disembark after breakfast.
The Maharajas’ Express features two bars and two fine dining restaurants, the Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal, where you are treated to a range of Indian and international cuisine. The train features four categories of cabins/suites, each offering lavish interiors for an extremely comfortable experience. Facilities include a television, DVD, safe, hairdryer and en suite shower. Each car of the train is attended by personal valets.
Departures: Selected Sundays between Mar-Apr & Oct-Dec 19.
Accommodation: In a deluxe cabin. Upgrade options include junior suites, suites and presidential suites.
Meals: Full board. Also includes soft drinks, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits; tea/coffee and mineral water
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes 3 nights accommodation, sightseeing as stated, butler service on train and porterage at stations.