Easy Tours India Luxury Train Tours Maharajas Express - Gems of India

Maharajas Express - Gems of India

4 DAYS - Activity Level : Easy
  • Delhi - 2 Days
  • Agra - 1 Day
  • Jaipur - 1 Day


  • Two UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Taj Mahal
  • Sixteenth century Amer Fort
  • Tiger Safari at Ranthambore
  • Visit to Pink City Jaipur
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Delhi and you are greeted at the airport by an Easy Tours Travel Facilitator and ushered to a chauffeur driven vehicle. Your arrival and departure airport/railway station transfers, planning and greeting services, and more, are all complimentary when you book your luxury train experience with Easy Tours.
We recommend arrive a day earlier as this allows you to recuperate from jetlag, and serves as insurance against international flight delays and cancellations.The cost of a pre-night and/or post night hotel stay can be included, as can additional sightseeing in Delhi or other destinations on the Indian Subcontinent.
Maharajas’ Express journeys currently commence on Wednesday evenings, so we assume an arrival on that day, unless you are opting for arriving a day earlier.
Your chauffeur driven vehicle will be available to you until about 8:45 PM, when you are escorted to the train and welcomed for check in formalities.
The following description is furnished by the train operator, the IRCTC, a part of the Indian Government. IRCTC reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary as needed.
The train sedately chugs out at 10 PM for Agra. Sumptuous dinner is served on board in the royal dining cars at 9:30 PM.

Day 2 (Thursday): Agra. Arrive at Agra - the Jewel of India. Early this morning, disembark to visit the world famous Taj Mahal (one of the Seven Wonders of the World), built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the mausoleum for his favorite queen Mumtaz Mahal. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this incomparable marvel is constructed entirely out of white marble and is an architectural masterpiece with beautiful inlay work and marble screens.
Later, enjoy Champagne breakfast at Taj Khema, a tableland overlooking the magnificent Taj!
Following breakfast, return to the train. Or you may choose to take an optional tour to the Itmad-ud-Daulah or Fatehpur Sikri or Private Shopping Tour.
Return to the train for lunch.
After a leisurely lunch onboard visit the Agra Fort or you may choose from one of the optional activities like spa facilities at a five star hotel or a private shopping tour or visit Fatehpur Sikri or Mohabbat the Taj show.
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities.
Return to the comfort of the train and continue your journey to Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore). Breakfast at Taj Khema, Lunch and Dinner on board.

Day 3 (Friday): Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) - Jaipur. On arrival into Sawai Madhopur, early in the morning, get ready for an exciting safari to the 'Ranthambore National Park'. Originally the private hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore was declared a National Park in 1973. The Park is famous for its open sightings of Tigers, Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Chinkara, wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Hyena, Jackal and Leopard. The safari cannot be compared to that of Africa and you are indeed fortunate if you spot the elusive tiger or the shy leopard.
Proceed for an early morning exciting game drive. The safari is carried out in open vehicles and the ride is quite bumpy. One must carry adequate warm clothes for winter months. Return to the train. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast onboard and unwind over lunch as your journey continues to Jaipur.
Jaipur, the capital and the largest city of Rajasthan was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber in the 18th century. It is renowned for its magnificent palaces, forts and temples, jewellery and blue pottery.
After lunch disembark to visit the Amber Fort. The Amber Fort, set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh, the fort was made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful fusion of art and architecture. Amber is the classic and romantic fort-palace with a magnificent aura. A short jeep ride takes you up to the fort where you will enjoy a tour of the royal apartments, with striking views of the gorge. Step back into the Mughal era as you enter the Chamber of Mirrors (Sheesh Mahal), and the Hall of Victory or following arrival in Jaipur, you may choose to participate in one of the optional tours. Enjoy spa facilities at a five star hotel or proceed on a private shopping tour or visit the City Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar.
Proceed for an exclusive royal experience. Your arrival at the venue will be accompanied by the band and the beating of ‘Nagadas’ (huge Indian drums). You shall also have an opportunity to indulge with the elephants - paint them, feed them or opt for a joy ride. Later, enjoy Cocktail dinner over sparkling wine at the venue. Witness native folk dances of Rajasthan over cocktail dinner.
Please contact the Guest Relations Executive for the optional activities.
Following dinner, return to the station and board the train for return journey to Delhi. Breakfast and Lunch onboard, Dinner at an exclusive venue (City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace).

Day 4 (Saturday): Delhi. The train arrives at Safdarjung Railway Station at 8:30 AM and guests are served breakfast at 7.15 AM. It is time to check out and staff bid a fond farewell to guests.
You are greeted at the Railway Station by an Easy Tours Facilitator and then you are at leisure with your chauffeur driven vehicle until 6 PM or earlier, depending on the time of your international flight. At 6 PM or earlier you are driven to Delhi airport and assisted in boarding your international flight. As on arrival, additional sightseeing, tours, and hotel nights can be arranged upon request.

* An Easy Tours Exclusive: Personal International Arrival and Departure Transfers
* All three meals during Luxury Train journey
* Applicable monument entrance fees as per the itinerary
* All transfers and sightseeing by personal Crossover/Coach
* Services of the best English speaking local guides as per the itinerary
* Bottled water during sightseeing/excursions and other drives.
* All currently applicable taxes.

Not Included:
* International Travel
* Expenses of a personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls, drinks etc.
* Meals other than those specified above
* Travel insurance, visa etc.
* Camera fees – still and video

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