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Maharajas Express - The Indian Panorama
Relish regal grandeur, spirituality and wilderness in this unforgettable escapade on India’s premier luxury train.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 10 days/9 nights
- Starts in: Delhi
Guide Price £5793
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Maharajas’ express
- Ranthambore National Park
- Taj Mahal
Day 1 Delhi
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Delhi
This morning discover the sights and sounds of India’s vibrant capital city with a private half day tour that takes in the highlights of the city’s magnificent Mughal architecture as well as the exotic atmosphere of the bustling streets of Old Delhi.
Day 3 Delhi to Jaipur
Enjoy a leisurely morning. Head to the station to board the Maharajas’ Express for brunch before the train departs for Jaipur.
Day 4 Jaipur to Ranthambore NP
Start your tour of Jaipur with the palatial Amber Fort, located a short distance from the city. After exploring this sprawling fort complex, return to the train for lunch. In the afternoon there is the option of visiting some of Jaipur’s other sites, including the City Palace and Palace of the Winds. lternatively unwind on the train, play a round of golf or shop for Jaipur’s famous handicrafts in one of the city’s bazaars.
Day 5 Ranthambore NP to Agra
Keep your eyes peeled for tigers on an early morning game drive through the scenic landscapes of Ranthambore National Park, a former maharaja’s hunting ground. Continue to Agra, stopping at the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri en route.
Day 6 Agra to Orchha
Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal before exploring Agra Fort in the afternoon.
Day 7 Orchha to Varanasi
Stop at the magical Orchha Fort complex, dating back to the 16th Century. Don’t miss the intricate hand painted murals in the Raj Mahal. Continue on to Khajuraho with its outstanding temple art, before enjoying a dance show and departing for Varanasi.
Day 8 Varanasi to Delhi
Today’s sightseeing includes an excursion to Sarnath, a sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site, as well as a walking tour of Varanasi. This evening the sights, sounds and smells of this holy city will envelope you as you watch a spell binding ganga aarti (river worship) ceremony, viewed from a boat on the river. Return to the train to enjoy your last night on board as it departs for Delhi.
Day 9 Delhi
Bid a fond farewell to the Maharajas’ Express after lunch on board and disembark at Delhi. You will be met at the station and transferred to your hotel.
Day 10 Delhi
Transfer to the airport.
Departs:Frequent departures; Jan - Apr & Sep - Dec.
Other routes are also available, please ask for details
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private vehicle & driver and private guides in Delhi
- Guided sightseeing excursions (shared basis) on board the train
- 3 nights hotel accommodation & 6 nights on board the Maharajas’ Express
- 9 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 6 lunches & 6 dinners
- International flights
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As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.
However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Delhi currently cost from £936 in Economy, £739 in Premium Economy and £1,200 in Business Class
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