A meticulously crafted itinerary which includes a dash of royalty, palaces, forts, sand dunes, wildlife and cultural excursions will bring out the best of the India's royal traditions, art and vibrant culture. A journey spanning over 8 days and 7 nights in the magnificence of Asia's most luxurious train brings our an amazing concoction of the myriad hues of this vast and diverse land. Adding to the royal experience is the delectable cuisines, impeccable hospitality and guided off-train excursions bringing out the best of the splendors of the incredible India.
Destinations: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Balasinor - Mumbai
Arrive at railway station for your check in formalities. A royal welcome in traditional Indian style will greet you at the station, Sip on your welcome drink even as formalities are completed. The train will depart for Agra at 2200 hours
Relax and recuperate in the plush coupes of the train after a delectable dining in restaurants of the train
Arrive in Agra early in the morning and pay an early morning visit to Taj Mahal, a jewel of Mughal architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
An endearing breakfast session with champagne at the Taj Khema overlooking Taj Mahal constitute the highlight of the da. Afterwards you have option of a shopping tour in Agra or local sightseeing tours to Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri, a ghost town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site Post lunch, you will be visiting Agra Fort. Return to train for dinner and overnight stay as the train leaves for Ranthambore National Park, the next destination of the Indian Splendor itinerary aboard Maharajas Express
A thrilling game safari to Ranthambore National Park in the morning. Departure to Jaipur after a lavish brunch on board the train after jungle safari
Upon arrival, shopping and local sightseeing along with a guided cou ntryside excursion and a Exhibition Elephant Polo Match. Return to train for dinner and overnight stay
Early morning on the 4th day, you will arrive in the deserted kingdom of Bikaner
Afterwards you can take an optional tour to either Lalgarh Palace or Deshnok Temple or cattle breeding farm
In the afternoon, a tour to the majestic Junagarh Fort
After lunch, partake in a camel cart procession around the undulating sand dunes. Later in the evening, enjoy the folk dance performance by Kalbeliyas and Langaas over sundowner cocktails and barbecue dinner amidst Sam sand dunes
Dinner and overnight stay aboard the train
After an unhurried breakfast, go on a jeep safari to Bishnoi's abode Rohet for a cultural experience. Rohet is a haven for Black Buck Antelope. Lunch at Rohet Garh, Post-lunch expedition to Mehrangarh Fort and Old Clock Tower Market
Dinner is scheduled at an exclusive private venue. Post dinner, return to the train for overnight stay
On the 6th day of the sojourn, you will arrive in the city of the Nawabs - Lucknow
After a leisurely breakfast, embark on local sightseeing tour to City Palace and Crystal Gallery.
After a sumptuous lunch, a guided walking tour of old bazaar of Udaipur or visit the 'Vintage car collection' of the royal family. eDinner and overnight stay onboard the train
On the 7th day of the tour itinerary, you will arrive in Balasinor, home to India's Jurassic park.
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing excursion to the Dinosaur Fossil Park followed by a visit to the local village.
Rendezvous with the royal family of Balasinor over a royal lunch. Return to the luxury and pampering of Maharajas Express train for dinner and overnight stay
Today your opulent ride on board one of the most luxurious trains in the world comes to an end
Bid adieu to the Indian Splendor itinerary onboard the Maharajas Express on the eighth day of your luxury train tour