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The Heritage of India

Mumbai – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra and Delhi

A journey into history to experience the splendour of a bygone era

Embark on a luxurious Indian heritage tour, commencing in the bustling commercial hub of Mumbai and culminating in the national capital, Delhi. This opulent journey takes our esteemed guests to witness the awe-inspiring cave paintings at the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ajanta. Following this, a visit to the enchanting "Venice of the East," Udaipur, awaits. Our esteemed travelers will also experience the grandeur of Rajasthan, with stops at the magnificent Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur and a delightful sundowner event on the picturesque sand dunes of Bikaner. Further, guests will immerse themselves in the vibrant Pink City of Jaipur, encounter the elusive tigers of Ranthambore up close, and rediscover the essence of beauty and love at the Taj Mahal, a marvel and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. To ensure an indelible memory, the Maharajas' Express, the world's leading luxury train, offers all this and more in the lap of supreme opulence and grandeur.

Tour Schedules
Duration 6 Nights / 7 Days
Fare Starting From $ 8,130
Season Oct to Apr
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Day 01
Day 01 (Sunday) -   Mumbai
Welcome, Registration and tour briefing at the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace.08:30
Proceed for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) Railway Station, Mumbai to board Maharaja's Express09:45
Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Udaipur
10:50
Lunch onboard  13:00
Dinner onboard  19:00

Our iconic Heritage of India begins with a grand welcome which is carried in accordance with Indian customs. Registration is carried at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel (Reporting time is 0930 hrs).

Guests are then escorted to Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai to board the Maharajas' Express and begin their Indian heritage luxury tours.

The Maharajas' Express then leaves for Udaipur where our guests have their brief affair with the rich Indian history.

Guests can satiate their hunger with a sumptuous on-board dinner and then spend the overnight in lavish cabins and suites of Maharajas'.

Day 02
Day 02 (Monday) -  Udaipur
Breakfast on-board.08:00
Proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery09:30
Exclusive lunch at Satkar Hall of Hotel Fatehprakash Palace,a heritage hotel.13:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Relax on-board or you may also choose optional activities. 15:00
Dinner on board 19:30
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Jodhpur 20:00

Commence your day with a delightful on-board breakfast.

Upon arriving in the enchanting City of Lakes, Udaipur, guests embark on a revitalizing boat ride across the serene waters of Lake Pichola. This is followed by a visit to the magnificent City Palace, renowned for its extensive collection of ancient miniature paintings and the remarkable Crystal Gallery. Within our iconic Indian heritage luxury tours, guests are treated to a glimpse of Indian artistry.

Guests can then indulge in a sumptuous royal lunch at the Satkar Hall of Fateh Prakash Palace, nestled within the sprawling City Palace premises.

Following this, guests have the option to either return to the train for a leisurely afternoon or partake in additional services such as:

Enjoy spa facilities at a 5-star hotel in Udaipur.

Embark on a private shopping tour.

Experience the captivating Sound and Light show (if time permits).

As evening sets in, savor an extravagant dinner at our thematic restaurants, Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal.

Subsequently, the Maharajas' Express sets forth towards Jodhpur, the third destination on the Heritage of India tour, providing guests with a comfortable night's rest on board.

Day 03
Day 03 (Tuesday) - Jodhpur
Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on-board07:00
Relax on-board or you may choose optional activities09:00
Arrival at Jodhpur 10:30
Lunch on-board 13:00
Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Tuk Tuk ride and a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower market. 14:30
Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at Khaas Bagh, a heritage hotel 17:30
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express 20:30

Indulge in a lavish on-board breakfast and have the morning at your leisure or opt to:

Take the optional tour to Bishnoi village (subject to time availability).

Enjoy the luxurious spa facilities at a 5-star hotel.

Lunch will be served on board.

Following lunch, guests embark on a visit to the ancient Mehrangarh Fort, followed by a walking tour of the bustling Old Clock Tower Market. Experience the city like a local during our special Heritage Train Tours with a delightful joy ride on Tuk-tuks.

Later, guests proceed to an exclusive Royal Cocktail Dinner featuring a captivating cultural performance, including a puppet show, at the splendid Hanwant Mahal. This stands as a highlight of our Heritage of India experience.

After an enchanting evening, guests return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express, which departs for Bikaner.

Day 04
Day 04 (Wednesday) -  Bikaner
Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on-board or you may choose optional activities. 09:00
Lunch on board 13:00
Visit to Junagarh Fort followed by sundowners at Sand Dunes 14:30
Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed by cocktails, bar-be-que and folk dances 17:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express 20:30
Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur 21:45

Commence the fifth day of our Heritage of India tour with a delightful on-board breakfast, offering guests a picturesque view of the countryside.

As guests arrive in Bikaner they can either choose to relax on-board or may also choose to visit either

Lalgarh Museum- where you can witness the architectural marvel of Rajasthan

Deshnok (Rat Temple)- About 600 year old and is known for its sacred rats.

Guests have their lunch on-board and proceed to visit Junagarh Fort.

Guests then proceed for sundowners cocktails amidst the picturesque Sand Dunes. En-route tea break at Gajner Palace.

Our Indian heritage luxury tours are exemplars of fun with luxury and our guests experience the same as they arrive at the sand dunes and are greeted by cocktails, barbeque and folk dances.

Guests later return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express and the opulent train leaves for Pink City, Jaipur.

Day 05
Day 05 (Thursday) -  Jaipur
Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on-board. 07:00
Arrive into Jaipur. Proceed for a visit to Amber Fort 08:30
After sightseeing proceed to Rambagh Palace Hotel for lunch 13:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Relax on-board or you may choose optional activities. 16:00
Dinner on board 19:30
The Maharajas' Express proceeds to Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) 22:00

Begin your day with an on-board breakfast.

Upon arrival in Jaipur, kickstart your journey with a visit to the magnificent Amber Fort.

Following this, guests continue their exploration at the City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace, immersing themselves in the rich heritage of India. Here, they also have the opportunity to engage in an array of elephant activities. They can opt to paint these majestic creatures, feed them, or embark on a royal elephant ride. This is followed by a delightful lunch.

  • Spa facilities at 5 star hotel
  • Private shopping tour
  • Golfing at Rambagh Golf club
  • Explore the City Palace and The Observatory, also known as Jantar Mantar. Delve into the architectural marvels and historical significance of these iconic landmarks.

After lunch, guests have the option to either relax on board the Maharajas' Express or participate in optional activities such as:

Guests have their dinner on board.

Day 06
Day 06 (Friday) - Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) - Fatehpur Sikri
Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park 06:30
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express and breakfast on-board 09:45
Maharajas' Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri 10:15
Lunch onboard 13:30
Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri 14:45
Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri 15:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express and train will proceed to Agra 17:45
Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner on-board. 19:30
Arrive into Agra. Overnight at Agra. 20:00

Embark on an exhilarating game drive at Ranthambore National Park.

Indulge in a delightful breakfast on board.

The Maharajas' Express then sets course for the ancient Mughal capital, Fatehpur Sikriwhere guests savor their lunch on board.

Upon arrival at Fatehpur Sikri explore the intriguing deserted Mughal city.

Later, guests return to the luxurious confines of the Maharajas' Express, where they partake in an enchanting "Indian Evening" before relishing dinner on board—an exclusive feature of our Heritage Train Tour.

Guests retire for the night on the Maharajas' Express.

Day 07
Day 07 (Saturday) -  Agra - Delhi (Disembark)
Proceed to visit Taj Mahal. 06:00
Post Taj Mahal visit, proceed for Breakfast at Taj Khema 08:30
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express. 10:45
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Delhi 11:00
Lunch on board 13:30
Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end! 16:15

Arrive at the final destination of The Heritage of India tour, Agra, and proceed to visit the monumental icon of love, Taj Mahal.

Indulge in a Champagne Breakfast feast at Taj Khema.

The Maharajas' Express then continues its journey to the national capital, Delhi.

Savor the final on-board Lunch.

Disembark and bid adieu to the Maharajas' Express and The Heritage of India tour as your unforgettable journey comes to a close!

Day 01 (Sunday) -   Mumbai
Welcome, Registration and tour briefing at the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace.08:30
Proceed for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) Railway Station, Mumbai to board Maharaja's Express09:45
Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Udaipur
10:50
Lunch onboard  13:00
Dinner onboard  19:00
Day 02 (Monday) -  Udaipur
Breakfast on-board.08:00
Proceed for boat ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit to City Palace and Crystal Gallery09:30
Exclusive lunch at Satkar Hall of Hotel Fatehprakash Palace,a heritage hotel.13:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Relax on-board or you may also choose optional activities. 15:00
Dinner on board 19:30
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Jodhpur 20:00
Day 03 (Tuesday) - Jodhpur
Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on-board07:00
Relax on-board or you may choose optional activities09:00
Arrival at Jodhpur 10:30
Lunch on-board 13:00
Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort followed by a Tuk Tuk ride and a walking tour of the Old Clock Tower market. 14:30
Proceed for an exclusive cocktail dinner at Khaas Bagh, a heritage hotel 17:30
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express 20:30
Day 04 (Wednesday) -  Bikaner
Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Bikaner. Relax on-board or you may choose optional activities. 09:00
Lunch on board 13:00
Visit to Junagarh Fort followed by sundowners at Sand Dunes 14:30
Arrive at the Sand Dunes followed by cocktails, bar-be-que and folk dances 17:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express 20:30
Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur 21:45
Day 05 (Thursday) -  Jaipur
Enjoy countryside while having breakfast on-board. 07:00
Arrive into Jaipur. Proceed for a visit to Amber Fort 08:30
After sightseeing proceed to Rambagh Palace Hotel for lunch 13:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Relax on-board or you may choose optional activities. 16:00
Dinner on board 19:30
The Maharajas' Express proceeds to Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) 22:00
Day 06 (Friday) - Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) - Fatehpur Sikri
Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park 06:30
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express and breakfast on-board 09:45
Maharajas' Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri 10:15
Lunch onboard 13:30
Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri 14:45
Visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri 15:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express and train will proceed to Agra 17:45
Enjoy an “Indian Evening” followed by dinner on-board. 19:30
Arrive into Agra. Overnight at Agra. 20:00
Day 07 (Saturday) -  Agra - Delhi (Disembark)
Proceed to visit Taj Mahal. 06:00
Post Taj Mahal visit, proceed for Breakfast at Taj Khema 08:30
Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express. 10:45
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Delhi 11:00
Lunch on board 13:30
Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end! 16:15
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