7 Nights Indian Panorama Journey of Maharajas Express from New Delhi/New Delhi



Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Agra - Gwalior - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Lucknow - Delhi

Day 1: Saturday:Delhi

Welcome and check-in formalities at 8:45 pm at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station followed by dinner on board. Train departs from station at 10 pm.

Day 02: Sunday: Jaipur

After sumptuous breakfast on board Maharajas Express Train proceed for Excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of 16th century built Amber Fort Palace ,built atop a small hillock on city outskirts. Later drive back to City Palace to spend time with Elephants – an opportunity to decorate Or feed them OR enjoy a Royal Ride followed by Champagne lunch
Post lunch-Guest have option to relax in comfort of Maharajas Express train OR avail optional tours. Evening dinner on board & train departs.

Optional Tours in Jaipur : (at Extra Cost-on direct payment)

1) Avail spa facilities in 5 star hotel
2) Private shopping trip
3) Visit City Palace, Museum & Sun Dial(Jantar Mantar)

Day 03: Monday Morning: Ranthambhore

On arrival at SawaiMadhopur Railway Station proceed for excursion to Jungles of Ranthambhore - the private hunting ground of the Maharajas. Possible sighting of the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger.Also, sambar, chital, nilgai, chinkara, wild boar, sloth bear, hyena, jackal and leopard. Return to train by 9:30 and enjoy brunch on board. Depart onwards.

Day 03: Monday Evening: FatehpurSikri

At 2:30 pm, arrive at FatehpurSikri and proceed for excursion to the deserted Mughal City, comprising of imposing gateways, Halls of Private and Public audience and beautifully sculptured palaces. Return to the Maharajas Express train by 6 pm for dinner & train departs.

Day 4: Tuesday Morning: Agra

7 am, arrival and excursion to one of the wonders of the world, The TajMahal; constructed entirely out of white marble, an architectural masterpiece featuring beautiful inlay work and marble screens. This is followed by another exclusive event, champagne breakfast at TajKhema, overlooking TahMahal, atop a hillock. Later return to the train by 10:45 am and depart.

Day 4: Tuesday Afternoon: Gwalior

12:30 pm on board lunch. Reach Gwalior by 2:15 and proceed for a visit to Gwalior Fort. Admire exquisite temples and palaces, out of which the most spectacular is the Man Mandir Palace, a masterpiece of Rajput architecture, and comes embellished with exquisite stone carving & latticework. There are the famous Saas-Bahu (Mother and Daughter-in-law) temples that are covered with beautiful sculptures of dancing girls and deities. Also, Visit nearby Jain Cave Sculptures.
Optional tour: Avail Spa facilities at Hotel UshaKiran Palace.
6 pm, See Jai Vilas Palace Museum, a section of which still remains residence of royal family of Gwalior.Admire stupendous Durbar Hall with its crystal staircase, arched ceiling with stunning gold leaf work that supports two of world’s largest chandeliers.
Afterwards, High tea is served in the compound of Jai Vilas Palace.
Return to the train by 9m and journey onwards.

Day 5: Wednesday: Khajuraho

After delicious breakfast on board Maharajas Express Train proceed for excursion to 10th Century built Kama Sutra erotic temples & return to train for Lunch.
Post lunch-Guest have Option to stay back & relax in Maharajas Express Train Or avail Optional Tours. Evening Dinner on board & train departs.

Optional Tours in Khajuraho –at extra cost (on direct payment)

1) Spa facilities in 5 Star Hotel
2) Sound & Light Show
3) Dances of India Show

Day 6: Thursday: Varanasi

8 am, breakfast on board.
12 pm arrival in Varanasi and a quick visit to Silk Weaving Centre.Shop for some world famous Banarasi silk saris & brocades.
1:30 pm lunch at Taj Gateway Hotel, followed by an excursion to the ancient runes of Sarnath, where Buddha delivered his first sermon expounding principles of Buddhism.
Return to the city at 5:30 pm for a boat ride on River Ganges to witness magical evening Aarti.
8 pm, return to train for dinner and head to next destination.

Day 7: Friday: Lucknow

After breakfast on board Maharajas Express ,proceed to discover “City Of Nawabs” with 18th century monuments like Bara Ibambara, Chotta Imbambara, Rumi Darwaza & The Residency –followed by traditional Kathak Dance program & Awadhi lunch in 5 Star Hotel. Later return to comfort of Maharajas Express & depart. On board Enjoy Indian Evening followed by Dinner

Day 8: Saturday: Delhi

Journey aboard Maharajas Express ends on return to Safderjung Railway Station, Delhi. Check-out after breakfast by 830 a.m

Important:
1) The train manager reserves the right to change the day to say program to suit local logistics.
2) The Optional Tours are subject to time available & cannot be guaranteed.




SCHEDULE:

7 Nights Indian Panorama Journey of Maharajas Express
From New Delhi /New Delhi
Depart Schedule Ex. New Delhi Till April 2019
MONTH DATE
Oct 2018 06
Nov 2018 03
Dec 2018 01,29
Jan 2019 26
Feb 2019 23
March 2019 23
 


Journey Cost Valid till April 2017(all in US$)

COST PER CABIN in US$ (Taxes Extra)
7 Nights Indian Panorama Journey –Valid till April 2019 Departs
CABIN TYPE On Single Occupancy
for One Person
On Double Occupancy
for Two Persons
Deluxe Cabin US$ 10,490 US$ 11,960
Junior Suite US$ 17,980 US$ 18,920
Suite US$ 27,600 US$ 27,600
Presidential Suite US$ 47,400 US$ 47,400

Note:

- Add US$ 500 per person holiday surcharge extra for 29 Dec depart
- Add Taxes Extra, as applicable on date of Journey
- Child Policy on request
- Rates for Presidential Suite on Triple/Four Sharing on request
- Indian Nationals pay in equivalent INR @ Rs 66/49 exchange rate

Booking Procedure

1. Advice preferred date of journey with cabin type & number of passengers.
2. We require Name/Nationality/Date Of Birth/Passport Numbers of all the passengers to process booking request.
3. Booking will be confirmed on receipt of MINIMUM 30% advance deposit of Ticket Value.
4. Balance Payment must reach us at least 70 days before tour depart.
5. Booking request made less than 70 days before tour depart ,will be confirmed on receipt of one time full deposit of ticket value.
6. To issue Travel documents ,we require Passport Copy of all passengers & Reservation Form.
7. Advice interest to Book Hotels in New Delhi & Mumbai or customized package tours pre/post train tour journey.
8. Passengers are advised to pre-book Tour Insurance from country of origin of travel
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CANCELLATION TERMS

(a) Royal Indian Trains is PSA-IA of Maharajas’ Express operated by IRCTC; & our liability is limited to that of Booking Agent Only.
(b) All requests for cancellation must be made in writing & acknowledged by us.
(c) Minimum 30% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee if booking cancelled > 65 days before tour depart
(d) Minimum 50% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee if booking cancelled between 64 days to 50 days before tour depart
(e) Full 100% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee if booking cancelled < 49 days before tour depart
(f) Request for Change in Passenger Name/Journey Date as per IRCTC policy
(g) All overseas refunds ,as per cancellation policy are subject to rules & regulations of Reserve Bank Of India
(h) Royal Indian Trains reserves the right to deduct US$ 100 bank processing fee to process overseas funds & will be refunded in equivalent INR Rupees as per amount received.

IMPORTANT:
Disputes ,if any, are subject to Jurisdiction of Courts of New Delhi (India) Only.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

By Online Credit Card Authorization OR Swift Wire Transfer OR NEFT/RTGS Transfer