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Maharajas' Express - Treasures of India

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Maharajas' Express - Treasures of India 07 Days / 05 Nights

The grandeur of the luxury Indian Train, the Maharajas’ Express, is touted to be equivalent to that of Europe’s Orient Express! So a ride aboard it is assuredly one of the most fascinating railway journeys in the world. Enjoy blissful opulence as this train takes you through some of North India’s most enthralling holiday destinations including Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and Ranthambore National Park.

 

Tour Nights

  • Delhi: 2 nights
  • Maharajas' Express Luxury Train: 3 nights
  • Tour code: AWI58
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Group Tour
  • Fixed Departure

Tour At a Glance

  • Enjoy a short tour of Delhi, the city of incredible heritage sites
  • Board the Maharajas’ Express from Delhi Railway Station to travel to Agra
  • Take a sightseeing tour of the World Heritage Agra Fort
  • Behold the incredible architectural beauty of Taj Mahal
  • Enjoy an exciting game drive in the Ranthambore National Park
  • Go on an exciting tour of Jaipur, a colourful Indian city

Itinerary details

Delhi-01

Day 01

UK - Delhi

Depart from UK an overnight flight to Delhi. Read More

Delhi

Day 02

Arrival at Delhi

Upon arrival, our company representatives will escort you from Delhi airport to your hotel. You may relax during your overnight stay or opt to take a brief stroll through the city. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi. Read More

Agra

Day 03

Delhi - Agra

Post some registration formalities and a traditional welcome, check in at the Safdarjang Railways station in Delhi and begin your trip. The Maharaja Express now proceeds to Agra. Enjoy a sumptuous brunch onboard. You will also receive your tour briefing on board. When you arrive in Agra, you will proceed to visit the Taj Mahal. After this you return to the comforts of the Maharaja Express. You can now choose any optional activities, the Mohabbat Taj show or spa at a hotel. Enjoy onboard dinner Read More

Ranthambore

Day 04

Agra - Ranthambore

Today you can choose to visit the Agra Fort or opt for visiting the Itmad ud Daula. After this you return to the comforts of the Maharaja Express. Enjoy breakfast on board while the Maharaja express proceeds to Ranthambore. Have lunch on board. After this, you proceed to Ranthambore National Park for an exciting Game Drive. After this you return to the comforts of the Maharaja Express. Enjoy dinner on board as the luxury train now proceeds towards Jaipur.  Read More

Jaipur

Day 05

Jaipur

As the train arrives into Jaipur, enjoy an on board breakfast. You then proceed to visit the Amber fort, after which you may choose to indulge in activities such as a spa at a hotel or a visit to the city Palace and Observatory, Jantar Mantar. Besides this, you can also opt for a private shopping tour. After this, you return to the comforts of the Maharaja Express. Have on board lunch. After this you will proceed to the spectacular Rambagh Palace where you are scheduled for sightseeing and dinner. After this, you return to the comforts of Maharaja Express, as it proceeds to Delhi.  Read More

Delhi

Day 06

Delhi

Enjoy on board breakfast. This brings you to the end of your trip. Bid Farewell to the Maharaja Express and leave with happy memories.  Read More

Delhi-06

Day 07

Delhi - UK Departure

Transfer to the International airport in Delhi towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Dates and Prices

  • PERIOD OF TRAVEL
  • PRICE (PP)
  • SINGLE ROOM SUPP (PP)

Extension

Shimla - ( 04 Nights ) (Day 07 to Day 11)
  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £499*

    £329*

  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £699*

    £519*

Shimla, the erstwhile summer capital of the British, is today the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh. For a small town, this place is absolutely teeming with appeal whether it is hills, fruit orchards, flowering meadows or nostalgic colonial history.

Shimla

Day 1

To Shimla

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Chandigarh. Upon arrival proceed towards Shimla by car and transfer to hotel for 3 nights stay in Shimla. Read More

Shimla-03

Days 2-3

Shimla

At leisure.

Delhi-01

Day 4

To Delhi

Post breakfast, proceed towards to board the UNESCO-listed toy train from Shimla to Kalka and early this evening you will board the Shatabdi Express to Delhi. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi. Read More

Delhi-02

Day 5

To UK

Transfer to the International airport in Delhi towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Amritsar - ( 02 Nights ) (Day 07 to Day 09)
  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £199*

    £109*

  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £219*

    £119*

Amritsar, in Punjab, hides up its sleeves a multi faceted allure for tourists in the form of the beautiful Golden Temple, the historic Jallianwala Bagh, the Ram Bagh Gardens & the summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Also the Sunset Retreat ceremony at the Wagah Border here is most captivating and worth a watch.

Amritsar-01

Day 1

To Amritsar

Post breakfast, transfer to the railway station and proceed towards your onward journey to Amritsar by Shatabdi Express. Upon arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights stay in Amritsar.  Read More

Amritsar-02

Day 2

Amritsar

This Morning visit the Golden Temple, the heart of the Sikh religion and the somber gardens of Jallianwallah Bagh memorial and the Ram Bagh Gardens with the summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. In the afternoon, proceed towards Wagah on the India-Pakistan border to see the spectacular Sunset Retreat Ceremony. Read More

Amritsar-03

Day 3

To UK

Transfer to the airport in Amritsar via Delhi towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Kathmandu - ( 04 Nights ) (Day 07 to Day 11)
  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £639*

    £149*

  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £699*

    £209*

  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £729*

    £229*

Kathmandu, the bustling capital of Nepal, seems in the first glance yet another city lost in the race of time & development. But take a stroll along its backstreets and you will meet the quaint old middle age still flourishing in this city’s heritage, culture, temples, and courtyards overflowing with flowers and tiny shops where goods and services have remained much the same since centuries.

Kathmandu-01

Day 1

To Kathmandu

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel for 2 nights stay in Kathmandu.Rest of the day at leisure Read More

Kathmandu-02

Day 2

Kathmandu

Tour of the city visiting the Durbar Square, noted for its temples and palaces including the Khasta Mandap, the wooden temple which gave Kathmandu its name, and the temple of Living Goddess or Kumari. You will see much evidence of the Pagoda style of architecture that Nepalese claim to have originated. Visit Syambunath with the all seeing eyes of Buddha overlooking the valley. In the afternoon visit the twin villages of Bungmati Khokana dating back to 6th century, the ancient city of Patan and the Tibetan Handicrafts Centre. Read More

Kathmandu-04

Day 3

Kathmandu to Nagarkot

Today visit the medieval city of Bhadgaon, noted for its wooden carved buildings including the five-storey Nyatapole Pagoda and Golden Gate. Bodhnath is one of the world’s largest stupa and the most important Tibetan Buddhist monument outside Tibet. Changunarayan, a lavishly decorated two-tiered temple dating back to 467 A.D. Continue on to Nagarkot (7200ft), offering a panoramic view of the mighty Himalayas from Mount Everest in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west. Rest of the day at leisure to absorb the atmosphere. Overnight stay in Nagarkot. Read More

Nagarkot-Nepal-02

Day 4

Nagarkot to Kathmandu

Early in the morning view the sunrise over the Himalayas. On a clear day you can see Mount Everest from here. Return to Kathmandu visiting en route Bodhnath, one of the world’s largest stupa and the most important Tibetan Buddhist monument outside of Tibet, and Pashupatinath. Read More

Kathmandu-03

Day 5

Depart Kathmandu

Post breakfast, transfer to the  International airport towards your onward journey to London via Delhi with sweet memories. Read More

Varanasi - ( 03 Nights ) (Day 07 to Day 10)
  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £369*

    £259*

  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £419*

    £309*

Experience Varanasi, a city steeped in history and mythology located on the banks of River Ganga. A city that penetrates your hearts & minds through its aura of divinity. A city that links you to that supreme almighty who is worshipped in various forms in its numerous ancient temples.

Varanasi-01

Day 1

To Varanasi

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Varanasi and transfer to hotel for 2 nights stay in Varanasi. Afternoon visit Sarnath, the site of Buddha’s first sermon. This evening visit the Dasaswamedh Ghats to witness the fascinating Ganga Aarti ceremony. Read More

Varanasi-02

Day 2

To Varanasi

Early morning boat ride on the Ganges and see the famous bathing ‘Ghats’. Later visit the Chunar Fort, which enjoys a commanding position on the banks of the Ganges and the crumbling Ramnagar Fort, the ancestral home of the former Maharaja of Banaras that dates back to 1750. Read More

Varanasi-04

Day 3

To Delhi

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport to fly back towards Delhi and stay overnight at the Hotel in Delhi. Read More

Delhi-01

Day 4

To UK

Post breakfast, transfer to the International airport towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Ananda Spa and Wellness - ( 05 Nights ) (Day 07 to Day 12)
  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Jul - 30 Sep

    £2649*

    £919*

Rishikesh, often referred to as the world Yoga capital, is a town that sits on the banks of River Ganga in the foothills of Shivalik mountain ranges. The region is known for its tranquil environs, ancient temples and art of holistic healing, which attract people to its throes from far and wide.

Rishikesh-01

Day 1

To Rishikesh

Post breakfast, transfer to airport towards your onward journey to Dehradun. Continue by car to Ananda in The Himalayas in Rishikesh for a 5-night stay. Read More

Rishikesh-02

Days 2-5

Rishikesh

At leisure. Wellness Package • Individual Wellness consultation• Ayurvedic consultation • Personal fitness consultation•Fitness Test and Body composition analysis • Ongoing progress checks with Doctor and Spa consultants • Detailed debrief session and lifestyle consultation and counseling session • Morning Wake Up signature tea and fresh fruit bowl provided every day• 3 Ananda Rejuvenation Spa Cuisine meals (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner), per night per person • Daily use of the Hydrotherapy facilities Steam, Sauna, Chill Plunge Pool, Kneipp Hydrotherapy Foot Bath and Heated Lap Pool • Scheduled Spa Lifestyle and Wellness activities Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Vedanta, Fitness, Cooking demonstrations Lectures, Workshops and Excursions Read More

Rishikesh-03

Day 6

To UK

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport in Dehradun towards your onward journey to London via Delhi with sweet memories. Read More

Hotels

  • Le Meridien
    Le Meridien
    Delhi
  • Maharajas' Express Luxury Train Delhi
    Maharajas' Express Luxury Train Delhi
    Delhi

Le Meridien

Delhi
  • Le Meridien

Le Meridien New Delhi is conveniently located in the centre of the city, within a two kilometre radius of major central government offices, Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, Rashtrapathi Bhawan and the bustling comme

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Maharajas' Express Luxury Train Delhi

Delhi
  • Maharajas' Express Luxury Train Delhi

This spectacular train journey takes you to a glorious Indian escapade and acquaints you with the best of heritage sites and historical monuments and offers an insight into the rich culture of India.   

What's Included?

  • International Flights: Return economy class International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • Assisted Transfers : All Airport and train transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance. Where courtesy transfers are provided by the hotel representative assistance may not be available in some places.
  • Accommodation: Room with attached private facilities.
  • Meal Plan: Full Board (Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea and Dinner) for 3 nights in Deluxe Cabin on Train and Bed & Breakfast basis for 2 nights on hotel in Delhi.
  • Services of Local Agent & Tour Guide: Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • Taxes:All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Travel insurance: We recommend you take a comprehensive travel insurance to cover your holiday at the time of booking the tour.
  • Visa: UK citizens require entry visas for India. We can obtain visa on your behalf for a nominal fee.
  • Personal Expenses:Such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee: Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere: To drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Free Days: Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

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