4-Night Luxury Train Tour: Gems of India Golden Triangle Tour Aboard The Maharajas' Express

Multi-day & Extended Tours, The Delhi Airport or your Delhi city hotel to The Delhi Airport or your Delhi city hotel

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On this luxury train journey aboard Maharajas' Express, visit the world's greatest monument of love - The Taj Mahal, spot the elusive tiger in Ranthambore National Park and soak up the spectacular regal heritage of Rajasthan in Jaipur. Travel like a Mararaja (King) or Maharani (Queen) and visit the gems of India in style. This one of a kind journey by luxury train is an experience to cherish and remember for a lifetime. Avoid the hassle of commuting long distances by road, catching multiple flights or staying in different hotels in each location - simply board your luxury train ride to see the best of India's Golden Triangle.  Your well-appointed and comfortable cabin becomes your home for the duration of the journey.
Day 1: (D)Arrive in Delhi where you will be met at the aerobridge when you exit your plane. The executive waiting for you will be holding a paging board with your name on it. You will be escorted all the way to your private car with chauffeur.Transfer to 5 star hotel - Le Meridien, Shangri La or similar.Check in to the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight at hotel.Day 2: (B,L,D)In morning after breakfast and check out, your private guide will take you out for a sightseeing trip to Delhi in your chauffeur driven car to visit Old Delhi (with rickshaw ride), Humayun's tomb and Qutab Minar. You will also have lunch at a local restaurant.In evening head to the train station in Delhi.  After a traditional welcome, complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train to Agra.Enjoy an on board dinner. Overnight on the Maharajas' Express train.Day 3: (B,L,D)Agra – Early morning visit to the exquisite Taj Mahal followed by champagne breakfast.   Return to comforts of the Maharajas' Express or visit Itmad-ud-daula, another epitome of amazing architecture, or Fatehpur Sikri, the ancient Mughal capital, as an optional tour.You can have lunch on-board in the palatial restaurants.Post-lunch you can either proceed to visit the Agra Fort or choose from optional activities such as a spa at a 5-star hotel or a private shopping tour. After that, you may return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express or can watch the "Mohabbat The Taj Show" as an optional activity.Stay overnight on the Maharajas' Express train as it leaves for Sawai Madhopur.Day 4: (B,L,D)Ranthambore – Jaipur – Early in the morning embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park. Head into the jungle to catch a glimpse of the elusive tiger. The accompanying guide will take you to locations with the highest possibility of spotting the tiger.  After the adventurous odyssey guest can return to the Maharajas' Express. Enjoy a relaxed lunch as you arrive in Jaipur. With the Gems of India tour you can soak in the brilliance of the archaic era as you head to the City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for enchanting dance performance and dinner.Overnight on the Maharajas' Express train as it leaves for Delhi.Day 5: (B)Delhi – Breakfast will be on board the train as you arrive into Delhi. Bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express. Your private car with chauffeur will be waiting for you to take you to the airport for your flight back home.

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary (1-night in hotel , 3-nights on the Maharajas' Express train)
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits along with the meals are included aboard the train
  • Guided off train excursions as illustrated in the journeys inclusive of entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide
  • Admission ticket
  • Packaged drinking water
  • Porterage at stations

What’s not included

  • Optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Alcoholic beverages (apart from the house brands of wines, spirits and beer served in the restaurants and bar)
  • Single supplement (if applicable)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Telephone calls and laundry
  • Video, film and professional still camera fees (Fess ranges between US$ 3 to US$ 6 for video & film cameras; US$ 10 to US$ 20 for professional still cameras)

Highlights

  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Rail Tour
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Itinerary

Day 1: (D) Arrive in Delhi where you will be met at the aerobridge when you exit your plane. The executive waiting for you will be holding a paging board with your name on it. You will be escorted all the way to your private car with chauffeur. Transfer to 5 star hotel - Le Meridien, Shangri La or similar. Check in to the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: (B,L,D) In morning after breakfast and check out, your private guide will take you out for a sightseeing trip to Delhi in your chauffeur driven car to visit Old Delhi (with rickshaw ride), Humayun's tomb and Qutab Minar. You will also have lunch at a local restaurant. In evening head to the train station in Delhi.  After a traditional welcome, complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train to Agra. Enjoy an on board dinner. Overnight on the Maharajas' Express train.
Day 3: (B,L,D) Agra – Early morning visit to the exquisite Taj Mahal followed by champagne breakfast.    Return to comforts of the Maharajas' Express or visit Itmad-ud-daula, another epitome of amazing architecture, or Fatehpur Sikri, the ancient Mughal capital, as an optional tour. You can have lunch on-board in the palatial restaurants. Post-lunch you can either proceed to visit the Agra Fort or choose from optional activities such as a spa at a 5-star hotel or a private shopping tour. After that, you may return to the comforts of the Maharajas' Express or can watch the "Mohabbat The Taj Show" as an optional activity. Stay overnight on the Maharajas' Express train as it leaves for Sawai Madhopur.
Day 4: (B,L,D) Ranthambore – Jaipur – Early in the morning embark on an exciting game drive into the Ranthambore National Park. Head into the jungle to catch a glimpse of the elusive tiger. The accompanying guide will take you to locations with the highest possibility of spotting the tiger.   After the adventurous odyssey guest can return to the Maharajas' Express. Enjoy a relaxed lunch as you arrive in Jaipur. With the Gems of India tour you can soak in the brilliance of the archaic era as you head to the City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for enchanting dance performance and dinner. Overnight on the Maharajas' Express train as it leaves for Delhi.
Day 5: (B) Delhi – Breakfast will be on board the train as you arrive into Delhi. Bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express. Your private car with chauffeur will be waiting for you to take you to the airport for your flight back home.
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