The Indian Panorama

Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Orchha and Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi

Relish royalty, spirituality & wilderness in one unforgettable escapade

The hidden riches of India lie in its breathtaking beauty and its diversity of cultures. With world's leading luxury train, Maharajas' Express, you can embark on an unforgettable escapade that starts off with the capital city of Delhi. Guests journey their way through iridescent lands of Jaipur to reach the vivid greens of Ranthambore. We then take our royal guests to the ancient capital city of Mughals, Fatehpur Sikri and then to Agra where they can witness the immortal sheen of the Taj Mahal. They soak in the regality of Gwalior and discover the sensuous moods of the temples of Khajuraho. Finally we reach the sacred city of Varanasi, and observe the divine beauty of River Ganges and lastly we savor the elegance and imperial splendour of Lucknow.

Tour Schedules
Duration 6 Nights / 7 Days
Fare Starting From $ 5,980
Season Sep to Apr
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Day 01
Day 01 - Board the Maharajas' Express in Delhi - Onto Jaipur
Welcome & Check-in formalities at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station 07:30
Breakfast onboard 0800
Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur 08:30
Lunch onboard   13:00
Arrive into Jaipur   14:30
Proceed to visit City Palace Galleries followed by dinner at Rambagh Palace Hotel   15:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Overnight on train at Jaipur   20:30

Guests get to enjoy a traditional welcome and greet the luxury in a grand style at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station.

Treat your appetite with a lavish dinner on-board.

Guests spend their night on the Maharajas' Express that leaves for the first destination in its Indian Luxury odyssey, Jaipur.

Day 02
Day 02 - Jaipur
Breakfast on board 07:00
Visit the Amber Fort 08:00
Procced for an exclusive venue where you can indulge with the Elephants-paint them,feed them or may take a joy ride followed by lunch at the City Palace.Post lunch visit the Sawai Mansingh II Museum within the City Palace Complex 12:30
Dinner onboard 16:00
Dinner on board 19:30
Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) 23:00

Wake up to a delicious on-board Breakfast as you arrive at the Pink City, Jaipur.

To take a closer look at the history of Jaipur, guests visit the ancient Amber Fort which is known for its artistic Hindu style elements.

Maharajas' Express is a leader in cultural tourism and we ensure that our guests don't miss the cultural essence of our country. After visiting Amber fort guests proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for exclusive Elephant activities where guests may choose to decorate them with bright hues, feed them or take the regal ride. This is followed by lunch.

Afterwards guests return to the palatial comforts of Maharajas' Express or may also choose to participate in the optional activities that we provide in our Indian culture tours. Guests can choose from

  • Spa facilities at the 5 star hotel
  • Private shopping tour
  • visit to City Palace Museum and the Observatory, the world's largest stone sun-dial that is colloquially known as Jantar Mantar

Guests can treat themselves to an on-board Dinner.

The Maharajas' Express then leaves for the second place in its Indian luxury odyssey, Sawai Madhopur to bring you closer to the flora and fauna of India.

Day 03
Day 03 - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri
Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park 06:00
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express 09:30
Breakfast onboard 09:45
Maharajas' Express proceeds for Maharajas' Express 10:15
Lunch onboard 13:30
Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri 14:30
Visit to the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri 15:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express 18:00
Dinner on board. 20:00

The world's leading luxury train arrives at Sawai Madhopur and guests proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park. The shimmering greens of Ranthambore are included in all our pan-Indian itineraries.

Guests can then return to the stately comforts of Maharajas' Express.

After an on board breakfast the Maharajas' express departs for the ancient Mughal capital, Fatehpur Sikri.

Guests can have lunch on Board as they arrive in Fatehpur Sikri.

Guests can closely explore the deserted city, Fatehpur Sikri where once the Mughal emperor, Akbar ruled.

Guests later return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express for an on-board Dinner.

The train leaves for another alluring city in Maharjas' Indian culture tours, Agra.

Day 04
Day 04 - Agra
Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit Taj Mahal 07:00
Onboard lunch 12:30
Proceed for a visit to Agra Fort
14:15
Return to the Maharajas' Express.  18:00
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Khajuraho.  20:00

Guests Arrive in Agra and continue their Indian luxury odyssey with visit to the monumental symbol of love, the Taj Mahal.

Guests can enjoy a princely Champagne Breakfast atop Taj Khema and later return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express.

Proceed to visit to Agra Fort.


Dinner onboard as train proceeds to Orchha.

Day 05
Day 05 - Orchha - Khajuraho
Breakfast on board as you enjoy the passing landscape. 07:30
Proceed to visit Orchha Fort Complex 07:30
Lunch on board 13:00
Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples. 15:00
Proceed for Kandariya Shilgram to enjoy Dances of India Show OR You may avail spa facility at a hotel. 18:00
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express. Onboard Dinner 20:15
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Varanasi 20:45

Enjoy delicious on-board breakfast and lunch at our thematic restaurants- Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal.

Guests can either return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express or may choose from optional activities

  • Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel
  • Sound and Light Show
  • Dances of India Show

Arrive in Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples (Western Group Of Temples), the beginning of spiritual escapade in our Indian luxury odyssey.

Our unique itineraries have helped us to become the leader of Indian culture tourism. After an on-board dinner, Maharajas' Express continues its spiritual escapade.

Guests spend their night on board at Maharajas' Express that proceeds for Varanasi, one of oldest continuously inhabited city.

Day 06
Day 06 -  Varanasi
Breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Varanasi 12:00
Visit the Silk Weaving Centre 12:30
Proceed for lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel. 13:30
Proceed for a visit to Sarnath ruins and museum. 15:30
Proceed for boat ride at River Ganges to witness Evening Aarti 17:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express. Dinner on board. 20:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi. 23:00

Guests please their taste buds with an on-board breakfast.

Maharajas' Express arrives in Varanasi and gives its guests the authentic taste of Indian culture tourism.

In Varabasi guests visit the Silk Weaving Center followed by a sumptuous lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel.

Afterwards guests visit Sarnath ruins and museum.

Even in our Indian luxury odysseys we ensure that our guests do get to observe the divine side Indian culture, our guests enjoy a boat ride at the holy river Ganges to witness evening prayer.

Guests then return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express and have dinner on-board.

The Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi.

Day 07
Day 07 - Disembark in Delhi
Breakfast on board 07:15
Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end! 08:30

Guests begin their day with an on-board breakfast.

Collect your unforgettable memories and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end!

Day 01 - Board the Maharajas' Express in Delhi - Onto Jaipur
Welcome & Check-in formalities at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station 07:30
Breakfast onboard 0800
Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur 08:30
Lunch onboard   13:00
Arrive into Jaipur   14:30
Proceed to visit City Palace Galleries followed by dinner at Rambagh Palace Hotel   15:00
Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Overnight on train at Jaipur   20:30
Day 02 - Jaipur
Breakfast on board 07:00
Visit the Amber Fort 08:00
Procced for an exclusive venue where you can indulge with the Elephants-paint them,feed them or may take a joy ride followed by lunch at the City Palace.Post lunch visit the Sawai Mansingh II Museum within the City Palace Complex 12:30
Dinner onboard 16:00
Dinner on board 19:30
Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) 23:00
Day 03 - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri
Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park 06:00
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express 09:30
Breakfast onboard 09:45
Maharajas' Express proceeds for Maharajas' Express 10:15
Lunch onboard 13:30
Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri 14:30
Visit to the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri 15:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express 18:00
Dinner on board. 20:00
Day 04 - Agra
Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit Taj Mahal 07:00
Onboard lunch 12:30
Proceed for a visit to Agra Fort
14:15
Return to the Maharajas' Express.  18:00
The Maharajas' Express proceeds for Khajuraho.  20:00
Day 05 - Orchha - Khajuraho
Breakfast on board as you enjoy the passing landscape. 07:30
Proceed to visit Orchha Fort Complex 07:30
Lunch on board 13:00
Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Khajuraho temples. 15:00
Proceed for Kandariya Shilgram to enjoy Dances of India Show OR You may avail spa facility at a hotel. 18:00
Return to the comfort of Maharajas' Express. Onboard Dinner 20:15
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Varanasi 20:45
Day 06 -  Varanasi
Breakfast on board 08:00
Arrive into Varanasi 12:00
Visit the Silk Weaving Centre 12:30
Proceed for lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel. 13:30
Proceed for a visit to Sarnath ruins and museum. 15:30
Proceed for boat ride at River Ganges to witness Evening Aarti 17:30
Return to the comfort of the Maharajas' Express. Dinner on board. 20:00
The Maharajas' Express leaves for Delhi. 23:00
Day 07 - Disembark in Delhi
Breakfast on board 07:15
Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as your journey comes to an end! 08:30
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