5-Day Golden Triangle Tour Aboard The Maharajas' Express

Multi-day & Extended Tours, The Delhi Airport or your Delhi city hotel to Returns to original departure point

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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 over the course of 5-days. Travel like a Mararaja (King) or Maharani (Queen) and visit the gems of India in style on 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 Sunday (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 Monday (B,L,D) Delhi - Agra: In morning after an early breakfast, check-out & transfer to railway station. After a traditional welcome, complete your registration formalities and proceed to board the train to Agra. Enjoy brunch on board. On arrival in Agra, visit the exquisite Taj Mahal. Enjoy champagne / High Tea with Taj Mahal in the backdrop. Later you may opt for an optional activity - visit a spa or go for Mohabbat The Taj Show, or visit Itmad-ud-Daula, also known as “Baby Taj”. Dinner & overnight aboard the Maharajas’ Express train. Day 3 Tuesday (B,L,D) Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur:  Early morning enjoy breakfast and visit Agra Fort or visit Itmad-ud-Daula as an optional activity. Have lunch on board, before arriving at Sawai Madhopur station that serves Ranthambore. Upon arrival proceed for an exciting safari drive at 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 returning from the safari, enjoy an Indian Evening on-board followed by a lavish onboard dinner. Stay overnight on the train as it leaves Sawai Madhopur for Jaipur. Day 4 Wednesday (B,L,D) Jaipur: Enjoy breakfast on board, & head to Jaipur city. Visit the dominating Amer Fort. Have lunch aboard the train. Then you have the option to visit the resplendent City Palace / Jai Mahal Palace & the Jantar Mantar (18 century Astronomical observatory), or choose from optional activities such as a spa at a 5-star hotel.  Post lunch proceed to City Palace or Jai Mahal Palace. Later head for a lavish dinner at an exclusive venue with an enchanting dance performance. Overnight on the train as it leaves for Delhi. Day 5 Thursday (B,L) 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 for a sightseeing trip to Delhi with a private guide to visit Old Delhi (with rickshaw ride), Humayun's tomb and Qutab Minar. You will also have lunch at a local restaurant. Later you will be dropped at the airport / hotel.

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
  • Bottled water
  • Porterage at stations
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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

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