Maharaja Express Gems of India is one of the 5 journeys of Maharajas’ Express, a luxury train of India. This tour package of 3 nights and 4 days offers you a chance to pay a visit to the well-known destinations of India-Agra and Jaipur. Enjoy sightseeing of the major tourist attractions. The itinerary also includes game viewing at Ranthambore National Park. A major highlight of the tour is meals at palace hotels at various destinations.
Maharajas' Express Gems of India
- Traditional Indian welcome at Safdurjung Railway station
- Early morning visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra
- A sumptuous brunch with Champagne on the terrace of Taj Khema in Agra
- Jeep safari inside Ranthambore National Park
- An Exhibition Elephant Polo Match in Jaipur
- Elephant ride at Amer Fort in Jaipur
- A royal farewell dinner in a popular palace hotel in Jaipur
Duration: 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi - Agra – Ranthambore (Sawai Madhopur) - Jaipur – Delhi
Day 1 - Delhi
Day 2 - Agra
Day 3 - Ranthambore - Jaipur
Day 4 - Delhi
Day 1: Delhi to Agra
Assemble at the Safdarjung Railway Station to begin Gems of India tour aboard Maharajas’ Express. Enjoy a traditional welcome ceremony with garland, Tikka and traditional Turban. After registration formalities, settle into your cabins. Relish a welcome drink and a sumptuous lunch. The train departs for Agra.
Day 2: Agra
On day 2 of the train journey, leave the train for a visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of Agra, a white-marble mausoleum erected by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Later, enjoy a sumptuous brunch with Champagne on the terrace of Taj Khema from where you also get a mesmerizing view of Taj.
Back on the Maharajas Express for lunch followed by a visit to the Agra Fort- a magnificent Mughal architecture. Post this visit, you have options of activities to choose from- continue with sightseeing including Fatehpur Sikri and Itmad-ud-daulah’s tomb or visit the local bazaar to shop for souvenirs or visit a spa to rejuvenate your tired self.
Back on-board the train for dinner and an overnight stay. Departure for the next destination, Ranthambore (Sawai Madhopur).
Day 3: Ranthambore - Jaipur
Post breakfast on day 3, proceed to Ranthambore National Park, one of the most well-known and largest wildlife reserves of North India, which is quite popular for its high tiger population. Embark on a jeep safari inside the park. Back to the train. Have lunch and leave for Jaipur. On arrival, leave the train for a city tour including Amer Fort, where you can enjoy a ride on an elephant’s back. This is followed by an Exhibition Elephant Polo Match. Later, relish a royal feast at a special venue. Back to the train for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Delhi
Arrival in Delhi. Post breakfast, disembark the train followed by the farewell formalities.
Maharajas’ Express "Gems of India "Tariff for the season 2015-16 and 2016-17
(05 -12 yrs)
|Deluxe Cabin||USD 3850||USD 1930||USD 2910|
|Junior Suite||USD 4950||USD 2480||USD 4460|
|Suite Double||USD 7600||USD 3800||USD 7600|
|Presidential Suite||USD 12900||USD 6500||USD 12900|
The tariff of the Maharajas’ Express includes accommodation, meals, beverages (light drinks, tea, coffee, and mineral water), Indian wines (in house brands), butler service, and porter-age at stations, guided tours and entrance fees at monuments.
The tariff however does not include taxes, insurances, alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, laundry, and fees of video and professional cameras.
- The above cost is per person
- Validity - season 2015-16 and 2016-17
- The above cost does not include 3.50% Govt. Service Tax and is charged extra.
- Prices are subject to change in case of any amendment in the routing or any other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.
- Children below 5 years of age can travel for free.
- If booking is done prior to 90 days of departure or more, then 25% of the total tariff is to be paid at the time of booking
- If booking is done less than 59 days of departure or less, then full 100% of the total tariff is to be paid at the time of booking
- If cancelled 90 days or more prior to departure date, then 25% of the published tour cost is deducted
- If cancelled 89-60 days prior to departure date, then 50% of the published tour cost is deducted
- If cancelled 59-0 days prior to departure date, then 100% of the published tour cost is deducted
- If you fail to show up on the departure date, then 100% of the published tour cost is deducted
Maharajas Express Gems of India Departure Dates for the season 2015-16 and 2016-17Get Free Tour Quotes
|December 2015||02, 30|
|November 2016||02, 30|
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