MAHARAJAS’ EXPRESS : WORLD’S LEADING LUXURY TRAIN
About The Train:
Redefining luxury train travel since 2010, Maharajas Express is the latest and most luxurious train in India. Offering 5 fascinating journeys crisscrossing some of the most vibrant destinations, significant attractions and offering a vista of breathtaking landscape, culture and heritage with which India is blessed; Maharajas Express offers journeys to the very depth of the soul of India in sheer opulence.
Designed to recreate the elegance and pageantry of the personal carriages of erstwhile maharajas, the interiors of this luxury train in India is suffused with nostalgia. Elegance of a bygone era and state of the art amenities coalesce seamlessly to offer 5 Star living in the quaint interiors of the Maharaja Express.
The Maharajas journeys are crafted to offer you a glimpse into this rich heritage and culture of India through:
Cultural immersions through insider experiencesVisits to forts and palaces replete with historyGuided tours to World Heritage SitesExcursions into National Parks to witness untamed wildlifeArrangement of folk dances at select destinations performed by local artistsTraditional Indian hospitality
Whereas the life off the train is designed to offer cultural interactions, life on board is all about refinement, opulence and elegance. All guest salons are been named after a precious stone or the Navratnas. Each coach incorporates the gemstone after which they are named as its motif.
For optimum comfort and luxury, each guest cabins are equipped with:
A spacious wardrobeIndividual climate controlLuggage hold underneath the bed24hrs availability of paramedic on Board.Electronic smoke detection systems & free Wi-Fi internet.Live television and CCTV cameras for all public areasDirect International dial telephone facility in each passenger cabin.Attached washroom in all categories of roomAir Ambulance service in case of emergencies
Suites and Presidential Suites are also equipped with:
Mini BarBathrooms with wash basin, WC, shower cubicle, a full bath tub with running hot and cold waterSpacious sitting area
The Facilities that distinct the Maharajas Train with others:
Live television and CCTV cameras for all public areasMost Spacious Passenger Cabins (Presidential Suite – 43.1 Sq. mt)24hrs availability of paramedic on BoardAir Ambulance service in case of emergenciesOn Board water filtration plant.
Gourmet dining on board the maharaja train is arranged in 2 dining cars which are named Rang Mahal (Color Palace) and Mayur Mahal (Peacock Palace). The plates are fine Limoges, edged with gold, the glasses Swarovski hand-cut crystal and the cutlery monogrammed with the letter M. Variety of cuisine served on board include:
Lactose Free MealsKosher MealOvo Lacto Veg MealGluten Free MealJain MealNon Vegetarian MealVegan MealVegetarian Meal
Guests could engage in recreational activities inside the Rajah Club – Lounge Car. Rajah Club has a well stocked library with general books and pictorial guidebooks offering glimpses of Indian Maharajas who used rule their kingdom before India became democracy. Board games and card games could also be enjoyed in Rajah Club over sip of your favorite wine. At one end stands the bar and at the other stands a souvenir shop named Treasure Chest from where you could buy mementos of this royal train journey.
Come live a Maharaja life now on board most luxurious train in the world. Embark on a saga of adventure, elegance and romance on board Maharajas’ Express, which definitely is one of the finest travel experiences in the world, a journey like no other.
How To Plan Your trip with Us:
Here are the simple steps to plan your luxury train trip:
Step 1: Selection & Send an Enquiry
Browse on the website of Maharajas’ Express and plan your itinerary by filling up the available form, which requires some basic information about you and your travel requirements. Write detailed information so that we can get back to you with the best available offer.
Step 2: Get a Quote within 24 Hours
After receiving your online enquiry, a senior executive from our sales team will get back to you within 24 hours answering all your queries and with most attractive offering available.
Step 3: Free Changes as per Your Requests
If you are required to make certain changes in the travel requirements, you can do it freely without any hesitation. Our main purpose is to satisfy you and your needs.
Step 4: Booking & Payment
When proposal of our sales team is in accordance with your plans, kindly show your acceptance by phone or email and indicate your preferred method of payment. Generally we accept payment by Cheque, Bank Transfer, Credit Card, Debit Card verified by Visa in favour of Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd.. We will also provide you some suggestions and offer the detailed instruction about the payment procedure within the email.
Step 5: Confirmation
After receiving your payment, the booking will be officially confirmed. We will send you an e-mail confirmation regarding the same.
Step 6: Feedback
We would be honored to have your valuable feedback on our service and your train journey in form of testimonials and reviews. It helps us offer you and our customer’s better service and information in future. Whereas you can send your testimonials regarding our service and senior executive directly through email.
Maharajas’ Express Facilities:
Travel as once did the Maharajas of India, with your own butlers and all the elegance of a bygone era – getting high on spirits in the exclusive Safari Bar served in imported hand cut crystal glasses, or over range of world cuisine and Indian delicacies served on fine Limoges plates and gold & silver plated cutlery in one of two exclusive restaurants.
Yet unlike the days of maharajas, state of the art amenities such as Wi-Fi in rooms, plasma TVs with satellite channels, DVD players and individual climate control will ensure premium luxury that even the maharajas would envy.
Gracefully appointed Mayur Mahal (Peacock Restaurant) and Rang Mahal (Haveli Restaurant) serve an eclectic mix of delectable cuisines in a relaxing ambience. Each car can accommodate 42 persons at a time. These minimally furnished and quaintly decorated cabins have been designed keeping in mind the need for comfort and space of the guests.
Rajah Club with en-suite bar is equipped with games tables and club arm-chairs to pamper and relax the guests in a laid back atmosphere. Rajah Club with en-suite bar is equipped with games tables and club arm-chairs to pamper and relax the guests in a laid back atmosphere.
There are 14 passenger cabins aboard the Maharajas’ Express; 5 deluxe cabins, 6 junior suites, 2 suites, and the majestic presidential suite. All the cabins come equipped with either twin beds or a double bed along with direct dial phones, LCD TVs, DVD players, internet, individual temperature control and electronic safe. An en-suite bathroom with shower is also available with the cabins.
Lounge, Observation Car and Treasure Chest
Maharajas Club is the plush Observation car with relaxing chairs where guest can observe the landscape spool by. It is also equipped with a library, personal bar and a souvenir shop and a great place to socialize and collect memorabilia.
Transportation comes complimentary for off train excursions at each destination. Whereas the guests in Deluxe Cabins and Junior suites are accommodated in deluxe coaches for sightseeing, the guests in Suites and Presidential suites are provided with cars. All the vehicles have complimentary kits which include candies, shoe uppers, tissues, bottle coolers and other things.
High speed internet access is available on board the train. However, the internet signals can vary in the moving train but does improve when the train is at a halt.
In order to assist your luggage, porters have been appointed at the point of embarkation and disembarkation.
Each guest carriage on board the train has been appointed with a personal butler to entertain the guests 24 x 7.
The voltage available on board this luxury train is 110/220 volts. International adapters are also provided on the train.
During the off train excursions, you will be accompanied by professional English speaking guides. If there is any special requirement of language speaking guide, kindly inform us at the time of booking.
Telephone facilities are available on board. External call charges are additional and are not included in the cost of the journey.
Bed and Bath Linen
In order to maintain hygiene, guests are requested to be cooperative with the staff and let them change bed and bath linens every day.
For hot running water, switch on the geysers 20 minutes before the usage.
All cabins in the train are equipped with electronic safes. You can keep your travel documents, passport, cash etc in the safe. It is advisable that you have all your personal effects insured.
All the washrooms on board have hair dryers.