4 day escorted tour

Maharajas' Express

India's infamous rail journey

Live like Indian royalty and travel the infamous Golden Triangle in unrivalled luxury. Taking inspiration from the golden age of rail, travel the Maharaja Express is one of the great trains of history. Departing from Delhi, and heading for the romance of Agra, and then onto the royal flair of Jaipur, this is so much more than a train journey.

2019 Departure Dates

20 January

17 February

17 March

14 April

20 October

17 November

15 December

2020 Departure Dates

12 January

09 February

08 March

Sample Itinerary Summary

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4 days
Guide Price
£3,469 per person
Price based on
Based on 20 March 19, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing).
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Group basis, Escorted

Itinerary Breakdown

Board the train in Delhi and be received with a traditional Indian greeting. Dine in luxury at one of the two on-board restaurants – Mayur Mahal or Rang Mahal. After an amazing dinner, retire to your private cabin for an overnight stay en route to Agra. 

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • On board the Maharajas' Express

After travelling through the night you will arrive to Agra - the romance capital of India. Highlights of the Agra city tour today include the infamous Taj Mahal - the epitaph of Mughal Queen Mumtaz Mahal, and possibly the world's greatest architectural symbol of eternal love. 

After your early morning visit you will head to the Taj Khema, a unique boutique hotel where you will indulge in a champagne breakfast with views of the city. 

Return on board the Maharajas' Express for a sumptuous lunch. After, either head to the Agra Fort for some more of the city's cultural sites, or alternatively relax with a massage at a nearby spa. 

After dinner on board, you set off through the night towards Ranthambore National Park - bengal tiger spotting starts nice and early tomorrow.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • On board the Maharajas' Express

This morning it's another early start to maximise your chances of seeing the striking and powerful bengal tiger. After your amazing jeep safari game drive, return to the Maharajas' Express for an on-board breakfast, and you will travel on to the gem in Rajasthan's crown, Jaipur. 

Arrive mid-afternoon in the pink city of Jaipur - named after the entire city was painted pink in 1876 to celebrate a visit from the Prince of Wales. This stunningly beautiful city is known for its flair for royal celebration and rich royal heritage. 

Enjoy a tour around the Amber Fort or the Jantar Mantar before returning for your last night on board the Maharajas' Express. 

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • On board the Maharajas' Express

After your breakfast on board, disembark for your onward travels. 

  • Agra

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit the stunning Taj Mahal
    • Enjoy a city tour of the romance capital of India
    • Champagne breakfast at Taj Khema
    • See Agra Fort
  • Ranthambore National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See the striking bengal tiger
    • Enjoy a game drive in the National Park
    • Jungle safari experience
  • Jaipur

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Known as the 'pink city' as the city was painted pink to celebrate a visit from the Prince of Wales
    • Explore this city, which is famous for its royal celebration and rich royal heritage