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Why we like it
- Each cabin has large panoramic windows to savour every view of magnificent India
- The first pan-India luxury train, the Maharajas' Express offers diverse and exciting itineraries - each designed to unravel the varied tapestry of India's majestic landscape
- The train has two fine dining restaurants
- Other facilities include an observation lounge with bar and game tables
Try the authentic Mewari menu on board the plush restaurant carriage.
The organisation was spot-on and A & K representatives met, fetched and carried at each venue, always on-time friendly and knowledgable. We had one driver throughout the trip - Pravin and he was a pleasure to be with.
The Maharajas' Express is a unique luxury train making it possible to travel opulently, rediscovering a bygone age, through some of the best of India's splendour. Luxurious carriages are equipped with every modern amenity and comfort, whilst the cabins are spaciously and stylishly appointed. There are fourteen carriages, incorporating five Deluxe Cabins, six Junior Suites, two Suites and one Presidential Suite. All cabins and suites have their own individual climate control and an en suite bathroom.
The Heritage of India Journey offers an incredible exploration of India's diversity over eight days, a journey that begins in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Mumbai. From here, visit the magical city of Udaipur, the desert region of Rajasthan, the principality of Jodphur and the medieval city of Bikaner. Experience the beauty of the Taj Mahal, search for the Bengal tiger in the Ranthambore hunting grounds and be taken in by Jaipur's quintessential Indian charm. The imperial city of Delhi, home to the former British viceroy is the final destination on this memorable journey.
With two shorter journeys available that can be built into your tailor made A&K holiday, the Gems of India, a four day journey beginning and ending in Delhi will take you to three of the most fascinating destinations in India - Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. The four day Treasures of India itinerary allows you to have the opportunity to search for elusive Tiger in Ranthambore National Park and visit the enchanting cities of Agra and Jaipur.
Best time to be there
From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.
8 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +5 1/2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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