In India if we talk about the luxury train journey then the first name comes, The Maharaja Express it is the latest luxury train to be introduced in India. This train is run by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). This train is designated of India’s equivalent to the Orient Express of Europe, this luxury train is rated by prestigious travel magazines and luxury guides as one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. It is also been awarded as the “World’s Leading Luxury Train” title at the World Travel Awards five times in a row, from 2012 to 2016.

The train is famous for providing world-class hospitality and maximum convenience for experiencing from various places in a short span of time. Owing to the top-notch facilities and comfort that it offers travelers. This train is designed to reconsider the executive travel. But there’s more to it than sheer class. Long before the arrival of frontier power, India used to be the land of maharajas. Kingdoms were established, cultures bloom and art developed.

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The Maharaja Express Luxury Train Journey, which takes you on a once in a lifetime adventure through the heart of India.

Maharaja Express

Maharaja Express                                                                                             image source:

From the most popular palaces of Rajasthan, world wonders such as the Taj Mahal, to cultural look, this Indian Luxury Train covers all of them in five itineraries that it offers. One gets to witness the culture and royal colors of India coming back to life because the Maharajah specific Train sprinkles across the immense geographics of the state. On this luxury train journey, one gets to explore unimaginable India within the most luxurious and convenient method.

Five distinctive itineraries that the Maharajas Express has to offer are as follows-

1. Heritage of India(7 Nights and 8 Days)

2. Indian Splendour (7 Nights and 8 Days)

3. Indian Panorama(7 Nights and 8 Days)

4. Treasure of India(3 Nights and 4 Days)

5. Gems Of India(3 Nights and 4 Days)

Some basic accommodation of The Maharaja’s Express

Cabins of The Maharaja’s Express

The Maharaja Express train contains 14 coaches which can hold 88 guests on board. In the Maharaja Express, there are

1. 20 Deluxe Cabins

2. 18 Junior Suites

3. 4 Suites

4. 1 plush Presidential Suite

Cabin Of Maharaja Express

Cabin Of Maharaja Express                                                                           image source:

This train is offering you to elegant living comparable to 5-star living.

The train has also some latest amenities that set Maharaja Express apart are the

1. Wi-Fi connection

2. LCD TVs with satellite connection in each cabin

3. Direct dial phones are also available in each cabin

Besides, of comfortable in every cabin of Maharaja Express, bathrooms with showers, private butler and 24*7 room service ensure that your journey never falls short of the high standards set by the train. Each coaches Maharajas Express are set with features such as:

1. Centrally air conditioning

2. Interiors of this train combine the classical Indian royalty and modern composure

3. Writing Desk

4. Private Bath

5. Padded beds

6. Electronic safe

Dining of Maharaja Express

Dininig Cabin In Maharaja Express

Dining Cabin In Maharaja Express                                                                      image source:

In the train there are 42 passengers are seated at once, there are basically 2 dining cars in the Maharaja Express. They serve an array of luscious meals to the guests. Exquisite interiors and ensures in a friendly way that you get to dine like a royalty on board Maharajas Express. Besides the Table-d’hôte meals included in the fair guests can also available of a map of the menu and then private dining.

Mayur Mahal In Maharaja Express

Mayur Mahal In Maharaja Express

Mayur Mahal In Maharaja Express                                                     image source:

In the Maharaja Express, there is a Sitting Lounge of the Palace on Wheels, this sitting lounge is also known as Mayur Mahal. It is the perfect place to forget your tiredness of the day’s tour. You may just sit back, relax and admire the comfortable ambiance. In the Mayur Mahal, you may also have some gossip session with your fellow travelers.

Rang Mahal Of Maharaja Express

In the train Rang Mahal is an affable restaurant. The Rang Mahal serene interiors and sparkling furnishing also houses 42 guests at a time and serves an eclectic mixture of world meals.

Safari Bar In Maharaja Express

Safari Bar In Maharaja Express

Safari Bar In Maharaja Express                                                                                              image source:

The Maharaja Express also has its lounge bar, commonly known as Safari Bar. In Safari Bar guests can visit in order to free in a perfectly casual yet suave ambiance after a tiring day of tour and travel. Safari Bar is a well-stocked bar and a collection of various alluring starters and snacks, this will surely help to lift your spirits. The interiors of the Safari Bar are based on the concept of adventure as the name suggests.

5 Distinctive Journeys Of The Maharaja Express

1. Heritage of India(7 Nights and 8 Days)

Route of Heritage of India:-


2. Indian Splendour (7 Nights and 8 Days)

Route of Indian Splendour:-


3. Indian Panorama(7 Nights and 8 Days)

Routes of Indian Panorama:-


4. Treasure of India(3 Nights and 4 Days)

Route of Indian Treasure:-


5. Gems Of India(3 Nights and 4 Days)

Route of Gems of India:-


Journey Details

Journey dates of the Maharaja Express
Heritage Of India (7 nights/8 days) Indian Splendour (7 nights/8 days) Indian Panorama (7 nights/8 days) Gems of India (3  nights/4 days) Treasure of India (3 nights/4 days)
A starting point to Ending Point New Delhi to New Delhi New Delhi to New Delhi New Delhi to New Delhi New Delhi to New Delhi New Delhi to New Delhi
Departure Of Day saturday Saturday Saturday Wednesday Sunday
Month 7 October to 25 March September to Mid March 15 October to Mid April 18 October to Mid April 15 October to March

Fare of Maharaja Express

Per Cabin Cost Of Maharaja Express
Type Of Train Tour Deluxe cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Indian Heritage 12,500 US$ 19,000 US$ 27,500 US$ 47,500 US$
Indian Splendour 11,000 US$ 18,000 US$ 27,600 US$ 47,500 US$
Indian Panorama 11,500 US$ 18,500 US$ 27,650 US$ 48,000 US$
Indian Gems 7500 US$ 9500 US$ 15,000 US$ 25,000 US$
Indian Treasure 7000 US$ 8500 US$ 14,000 US$ 24,000 US$


1. Additional Government Service Tax are Extra As Applicable

2. Additional Five hundred US$ Per Person Holiday Surcharge Extra for Tour Depart 23 & 30 Dec

3. Tour of Train will operate as per Minimum Passenger Booking or in case minimum criteria of the passenger are not fulfill then Advance received will be refunded to the passengers.

Some other Luxury Trains in India

The Maharajas Express is treated as the most popular luxury train in India. But in India, there are many more Luxury trains that are more lavish and travel different routes throughout India. Some names are:-

Other Luxury Train

Other Luxury Train                                                                                                     image source:

1. The Golden Chariot

2. Royal Rajasthan On Wheels

3. Royal Orient Train

4. Deccan Odyssey

5. Fairy Queen Express


Seeing India through luxury train is absolutely a once-in-a-lifetime journey that you will never forget. From the popular places in India that you will see, people you will meet, and experiences you will have, incredible India will leave a lasting impact on you. So don’t waste your time and plan a luxury trip in Maharaja Express. Above the information are somehow will help you in your trip.

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