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Maharaja’s Express – A royal journey on board

Maharaja’s Express

A royal journey on board Maharaja’s Express beckons the new breed of connoisseurs of luxury for unforgettable journey like no other to unravel the essence of “Incredible India”.

The latest luxury offering in India, Maharajas Express is considered to be the India’s answer to the Orient Express of the West. Flagged off in 2010, Maharajas Express offers 5 pan-Indian of the most prominent tourist destinations across country

Suffused with nostalgia and drenched in luxury, Maharajas Express rail tours transport you back into an era of elegant traveling reminiscent of the romance of Indian Maharajas. The train is considered to be the India’s answer to the Orient Express of the West. Flagged off in 2010, Maharajas Express offers 5 pan-Indian itineraries crisscrossing across some of the most fascinating terrains in India and covering some of the most prominent tourist destinations across country.

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Maharaja’s Express could carry a total of 84 passengers in elegantly appointed cabins which include a lavish presidential suite spanning over an entire carriage. There are 2 restaurants, a lounge bar equipped with library and souvenir shop to indulge the guests during their journeys.

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Journey  

With the itineraries consisting of tasteful blend of heritage, culture and exclusive insider experiences, a journey on board Maharajas Express is one of the most fulfilling rail journeys in the world. From desert kingdom of Rajasthan to the Western Ghats in Maharashtra and from the holy Ghats of Varanasi to the Classical Khajuraho temples, each of the signature journeys offered by Maharaja’s Express is a treat to undertake.

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About the Train

Cabins

Maharaja’s Express comprises of 14 guest carriages which can accommodate 88 guests on board. There are 20 Deluxe Cabins, 18 Junior Suites, 4 Suites and a plush Presidential Suite offering elegant living comparable to 5 star living.

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 Amenities 

Some of the amenities that set Maharaja’s Express apart are the Wi-Fi internet, LCD TVs and direct dial phones in each cabin. Besides, spacious en-suite bathrooms with showers, private butler and 24*7 room service ensure that your journey never fall short of the high standards set by the train. The coaches are set with features such as:

  • Centrally air conditioning
  • Interiors fusing the classical Indian royalty and modern sophistication
  • LCD television with satellite connection
  • Writing Desk
  • Private Bath
  • Padded beds
  • Direct dial phones
  • Electronic safe

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Dinning

Seating 42 passengers at once, two dining cars on board Maharajas Express serve an array of delectable cuisines to the guests. Impeccable interiors and gracious hospitality ensures that you get to dine like a royalty on board Maharaja’s Express. Besides the Table-d’hôte meals included in the fair guests can also avail of a la carte menu and en-suite private dining.

For the wine connoisseurs and revelers, there an urbane Safari Bar to take care of you in a suave yet laid back ambience with meticulous concoctions of domestic and international brands of wine and liquors.

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Mayur Mahal

The Sitting Lounge of the Palace on Wheels is the perfect place to forget your tiredness of the day’s sightseeing. Just sit back, relax and admire the comfortable ambiance. You can also have a little chit-chat session with your fellow passengers.

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Rang Mahal

This suave restaurant with its serene interiors and glittering furnishing also houses 42 guests at a time and serves an eclectic melange of world cuisines.

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Safari Bar

The lounge bar housed within Maharaja’s Express that guests can visit in order to unwind in a perfectly nonchalant yet suave ambiance after a tiring day of sightseeing and travel. The well stocked bar and an array of tantalizing starters and snacks will surely help lift your spirits. The interiors of the bar are based on the motif of adventure as the name suggests.

 

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