• Indian Splendour Maharajas Express
  • Lunch by the Taj Mahal on Indian Splendour
  • On board dining during Indian Splendour
  • Indian Splendour visits Jodhpur
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Indian Splendour

11 days from £7400pp plus international flights.

Spoil yourself as you travel through Rajasthan aboard the luxurious Maharajas' Express, with stops at major sites en-route.

  • ​Revel in the opulent style of the Maharajas' Express
  • Fine dining and butler service
  • Choice of guided excursions
  • See the Taj Mahal and Lake Pichola
  • Sand dune sundowners in the Thar Desert
  • Air conditioned cabins and suites
  • Mumbai and Delhi city tours

Spend a week travelling across Rajasthan in style aboard the Maharajas' Express with time in Delhi beforehand and Mumbai afterwards. Along the way, stopping off to visit palaces and forts, enjoy sand dune sundowner drinks and banquets in specially selected locations. The gentle pace and high levels of comfort on board make the journey as much of a highlight as sights. If you're keen to learn about Indian history and culture but don't wish to sacrifice creature comforts this could be just the holiday for you.

Your first sight of the distinctive red carriages of the Maharajas' Express is at Delhi where you are treated to a red carpet welcome before you board the train. If you don't feel like royalty by now you never will! This entire trip is one of indulgence as the crew spoil you with fine cuisine, cocktails and discreet butler service from dawn to dusk. Enjoy the experience and relax as you become accustomed to living the life of a maharaja or maharani.

Along the route through Rajasthan you are provided with a wide choice of excursions to add variety to your holiday. You might opt for a tour of a local village or a visit to a grand palace, a trip to a museum in a heritage hotel or a spa treatment at a specially selected venue, to name a few. Must-sees include the ever beautiful Taj Mahal, seeking tigers in Ranthanbore National Park, a lake cruise in Udaipur and dinner at Rambagh Palace in Jaipur.

Each time you return to the Maharajas' Express you feel a tingle of excitement as you return 'home', knowing the warm welcome and luxury that await. By the end of the week you'll have built up a wealth of memories to cherish for many years to come.

Please note the itinerary is subject to change.

 

Other Journeys available on the Maharajas Express

Treasure of India

This journey includes 2 nights in Delhi on arrival with a full day city tour before departing on the Maharajas Express to Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and returning to Delhi where you spend 1 further night.

India Panorama

This journey includes 2 nights in Delhi on arrival with a full day city tour before departing on the Maharajas Express to Jaipur, Ranthambore & Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Orchha & Khajuraho, Varanasi and returning to Delhi where you spend 1 further night.

Heritage of India

This journey includes 2 nights in Mumbai on arrival with a full day city tour before departing on the Maharajas Express to Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore & Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, and returning to Delhi where you spend 1 further night.

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Where you could be staying

For the majority of this trip you will be staying on the Maharajas' Express. Also below are some of our recommended places to stay on this trip. We can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

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