Awarded “Best Luxury Train” by CNBC Travel in 2010 and named 1st runner up in the Readers Choice Award for Conde Nast Traveler in 2011, India’s newest luxury train, Maharajas’ Express, takes travelers on a decadent journey to explore the splendor of the rich Indian landscape, from majestic forts and palaces to natural bounty and untamed wildlife. Owned and operated by the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), this luxury train offers a range of five incredible itineraries between the months of September and April, which include exotic experiences such as meeting the royal family at Balasinor while visiting the largest dinosaur fossil park, exploring the erotic temples of Khajuraho, lunching at an elephant polo match in Jaipur, enjoying a cocktail sundowner on the sand dunes of Bikaner, indulging in a champagne breakfast overlooking the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal, and riding a boat on the Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi to witness the ancient ritual ceremony of offering prayers by lighting lamps.
The Maharajas’ Express is making select stops on the West Coast to showcase its luxurious amenities to North American travelers who want to experience Incredible India by stepping back into time. This month, the IRCTC will host VIP receptions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas.
The Maharajas’ Express features four cabin configurations- Deluxe cabin, Junior suite, Suite and Presidential Suite. Every cabin has large panoramic windows, just so that you can savor every bit of magnificent India. All passenger cabins come with en-suite toilet, individual temperature control and online water filtration system, the first of its kind in India; The Maharajas’ Express has CCTV cameras, smoke alarms, Wi-Fi internet, mini pantries too, with a 24 hrs. Valet service and round the clock services of a Paramedic, the journey on- board is truly an experience extraordinaire.
For more information about itineraries, travel schedules, and prices, please visit www.the-maharajas.com.