The Maharaja Express - Princely India


7 days | INDIA, MUMBAI | from INR 0.0000

India
  • Day-1: Saturday

  • DAY-2: Sunday

  • DAY-3: Monday

  • DAY-4: Tuesday

  • DAY-5: Wednesday

  • DAY-6: Thursday

  • DAY-7: Friday

  • DAY-8: Saturday

 

Programme

  • 1 . Day-1: Saturday

    Assemble at Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Palace at 1400 hours and complete your registration. You will then be taken to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. On arrival you will board the Maharajas’ Express and will be greeted with a welcome drink. The Maharajas’ Express departs Mumbai at 1640 hours for Vadodara.



  • 2 . DAY-2: Sunday

    Today morning you arrive in Vadodara. You may spend the morning at leisure followed by breakfast OR you may proceed for an optional Golfing Tour at the Gaekwad Baroda Golf Club. After breakfast, you will be driven to Jambhughoda, enroute visiting Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park. On arrival at Jambhughoda participate in the traditional welcome and fanfare of the feudal lords of Jambhughoda, followed by lunch. You will then be driven back to Vadodara. On arrival you will be taken for a guided tour visiting Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum. Dinner will be served at Laxmi Vilas Palace. Return to the station and board the train for your onward journey.



  • 3 . DAY-3: Monday

    After a leisurely breakfast, arrive in Udaipur this morning. On arrival you will be taken for a guided city tour visiting the City Palace, Mor Chowk, Moti Mahal, Chini Mahal and Zenana Mahal. Lunch would be served at the Durbar Hall. Following lunch, return to the train for a relaxed afternoon on board OR you have the option of enjoying spa facilities in a palace hotel. Later in the afternoon, you may proceed for a ‘Walking Tour’ through the Old Market of Udaipur.



  • 4 . DAY-4: Tuesday

    After a leisurely morning and breakfast arrive in Jodhpur around noon. After lunch onboard, you will be taken for a guided city tour visiting the Old Clock Tower market and Meherangarh Fort. You will be served a gala dinner in the royal courtyard of Meherangarh Fort. Post dinner you will return to the train and continue to Bikaner.



  • 5 . DAY-5: Wednesday

    After breakfast onboard you will arrive in Bikaner late this morning. Relax on board OR you may choose to embark on an optional tour of the city visiting Lalgarh Palace Museum. Return to the train for lunch. Later in the afternoon, you will be taken to visit Junagarh Fort, the Diwan-i-Khas, Phool Mahal (Flower Palace), Hawa Mahal, Badal Mahal and Anup Mahal. You will then be taken on camel carts for a Sundowner in the Sand Dunes. Evening dinner will be served admist the dunes. Later in the evening you will return to your train and depart for Jaipur.



  • 6 . DAY-6: Thursday

    Arrive in Jaipur in the morning. After breakfast onboard, you will be taken for an exhibition Elephant Polo match. You may choose to watch or participate in the exhibition game. After the match, enjoy a Cocktail lunch over sparkling wine. After lunch, you may chose to be taken for a guided tour of Amber fort OR Enjoy spa facilities at a palace hotel OR proceed on a private shopping tour OR enjoy Golfing at the Rambagh Golf Club. Later in the evening you board your train for dinner and overnight.



  • 7 . DAY-7: Friday

    Early morning, arrive in Sawai Madhopur. You will be taken for a morning game drive followed by breakfast at Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge. You will then return to the train and depart for Fatehpur Sikri. Lunch will be served on board. In the afternoon, you will arrive in Fatehpur Sikri and will be taken for a guided tour of the deserted city. Then return to the train to enjoy an ‘Indian night’!



  • 8 . DAY-8: Saturday

    The train arrives in Agra early morning today. You will be taken for a guided tour of the Taj Mahal, followed by a Champagne breakfast at the Taj Khema. After breakfast return to your train and depart for Delhi. Lunch will be served on board. The train arrives in Delhi at 1530 hours.