Awarded best train in the world for the fifth year in a row, The Maharajas’ Express is the most regal and refined of India’s many luxury train journeys.
With insightful itineraries between Delhi and Mumbai and round-trip from Delhi through Rajasthan, the 19-car train captures the beauty and colour of India, with daily guided excursions and behind-the-scenes encounters at timeless temples, ancient forts, and sumptuous palaces.
The seven-day Panorama Journey is a captivating week-long epic through some of Northern India’s most beautiful landscapes and most historic trading and religious cities, and includes a private dinner hosted in the confines of the Gwalior Palace, an evening cruise on the Ganges, and opportunities to buy gems from local artisans. Return to a royal welcome, complete with white gloved service, insightful regional cuisine by acclaimed chef John Stone, 24-hour butler service, and breathtaking vistas from the lavishly-appointed dining and lounge cars. Delve deeper into Rajasthan’s heritage with private guided tours and stays at some of the region’s acclaimed palace hotels after your train epic.
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