Maharajas Express

The latest luxury train offering in India, Maharajas Express is considered to be the India’s answer to the Orient Express of the West. Flagged off in 2010, Maharaja Express offers 4 pan-Indian itineraries crisscrossing across some of the most fascinating terrains in India and covering some of the most prominent tourist destinations across India.

About the Train

Suffused with nostalgia and drenched in luxury, Maharajas Express rail tours transport you back into an era of elegant traveling reminiscent of the romance of Indian Maharajas. The train is considered to be India’s answer to the Orient Express of the West. Flagged off in 2010, Maharaja Express luxury train offers 4 pan-Indian itineraries criss-crossing across some of the most fascinating terrains in India and covering some of the most prominent tourist destinations across India.There are 3 pan-Indian journeys offered by the uber- luxury Maharajas Express train including the famed golden triangle tour circuit comprising Jaipur, Agra and Delhi.

Maharajas Express could carry a total of 84 passengers in elegantly appointed cabins which include a lavish presidential suite spanning over an entire carriage. There are 2 restaurants, a lounge bar equipped with a library and a souvenir shop to indulge the guests during their journeys.

With the itineraries consisting of a tasteful blend of heritage, culture and exclusive insider experiences, a journey on board Maharajas Express is one of the most fulfilling rail journeys in the world. From the desert kingdom of Rajasthan to the Western Ghats in Maharashtra and from the holy Ghats of Varanasi to the Classical Khajuraho temples, each of the signature journeys offered by Maharajas Express is a treat to undertake.

A royal journey on board Maharajas Express beckons the new breed of connoisseurs of luxury for an unforgettable journey like no other to unravel the essence of “Incredible India”.

Maharajas Express Journey

The Indian Splendor
Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumba
6 Nights / 7 Days

Starts from $5820

The Indian Panorama
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
6 Nights / 7 Days

Starts from $5820

Treasures of India
Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi
3 Nights / 4 Days

Starts from $3670

The Heritage of India
Mumbai - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi
6 Nights / 7 Days

Starts from $6100

Maharajas' Express Covered Destinations

Maharaja Express covers iconic attractions of the country and provides flawless luxuriousness through its train journeys. You can enjoy different combinations of each itinerary that travel through beautiful destinations of the country. The train covers Delhi, Agra, Mumbai. Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Varanasi, Khajuraho Orchha, Ranthambore, and Fatehpur Sikri.

Throughout the train tours of Maharaja Express, you will get an insightful experience of natural beauty, culture, wildlife, art, and history. You can explore Udaipur, a well-balanced city that offers natural ambiance and glorious history.

This train journey allows you to explore the ancient forts, rich architecture, and desert with destinations like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, etc. With the train tour, you can uncover the beauty of the rich cultural sites of Orchha, artistic excellence in Khajuraho, and get a spiritual vibe from Varanasi.

If you are missing some thrill and wildlife, then Ranthambore National Park is a complimentary destination for you. You can cover every aspect of traveling on your Maharaja Express Journey.

Maharajas' Express Cabins

Maharajas’ Express train has 14 guest carriages that can accommodate 88 guests. These carriages of the train are named after precious stones such as Diamond, Pearl, Blue Sapphire, Coral, and many more. The cabins of Maharaja Express have four categories: 20 Deluxe Cabins, 18 Junior Suites, 4 Suites, and one Presidential Suite offering elegant living comparable to 5 star living. All cabins are well-designed that give royal vibes to make you feel like a king. Rich carpeting, semi-precious stone decoration, comfortable furniture, and top-class facilities are part of your cabin.You will also have a grand window to get a view of the outside while the train glides to the next destination. All the cabins are uniquely designed and provide a unique style of living environment. Each cabin of the train is well-appointed with quality services and facilities like LCD TV, Direct Dial Telephone, choice of twin or king-size bed, electronic safety deposit, private bathrooms with plus toiletries, DVD players, Wi-Fi and many more. Check out the complete details of Maharajas Express cabins.

Deluxe Cabins

With an area of 112 sq. ft, 20 Deluxe Cabins come as twin cabins and double cabins. There are 12 twin cabins and 8 double sharing cabins Each cabin can accommodate two guests so, the total capacity of guests is 40.

  • Room Area: 9’5″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)
  • Bathroom: 7’9″ (L) x 4′-9″(W)

Junior Suite

The area of Junior Suite is 150 sq. ft that offers comfortable beds, attached bathrooms, artistic finesse, and elegant interiors. This suite is well-equipped with top-class facilities and comes with 12 Twin and 6 Double. The total capacity to accommodate guests in Junior cabins is 36.

  • Room Area: 13’6″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)
  • Bathroom: 7’9″ (L) x 4′-10″(W)


The Suites in Maharaja Express are tastefully appointed and come up with double cabins. There are a total of four Suites in the train that offer Sylvan furnishings and modern amenities. You will feel the royalty in everything in the Suite. The total capacity to accommodate guests in one Suite is 8.

  • Room Area: 22’3″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)
  • Bathroom: 6’4″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)

Presidential Suite

The presidential cabin is one of the most luxurious cabins of Maharaja Express, and it is reserved for an entire carriage. This cabin is one of its kind in the world that redefines the word luxury and elegance. You will get a separate sitting cum dining room, bedroom with spacious bathrooms fitted with a bathtub. On top of that, modern facilities give you the next level of comfort. Staying in this cabin feels like living in a moving palace. The total capacity to accommodate guests in a Presidential Suite is 4.

  • Twin Bedroom Room Area: 13’6″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)
  • Bathroom Area: 7’9″ (L) x 4′-10″(W), 8’0″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)
  • Double Bedroom Area: 15’8″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)
  • Sitting Room: 16’6″ (L) x 7′-9″(W)

Cabins of Maharajas’ Express

Type of CabinsTwin CabinsDouble CabinsTotal CabinsCapacity of Passengers
Deluxe Cabins1282040
Junior Suite1281836
Presidential Cabin114


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Maharajas' Express Dining

Seating 42 passengers at once, two dining cars on board Maharajas Express serve an array of delectable cuisines to the guests. Impeccable interiors and gracious hospitality ensure that you get to dine like royalty onboard Maharaja Express. Besides the Table-d’hôte meals included in the fair guests can also avail themselves of a la carte menu and en-suite private dining.

For the wine connoisseurs and revelers, there is an urbane Safari Bar to take care of you in a suave yet laid-back ambiance with meticulous concoctions of domestic and international brands of wine and liquors.

Mayur Mahal

Mayur Mahal is the perfect place to forget your tiredness of the day’s sightseeing and having delicious cuisines. Just sit back, relax and admire the comfortable ambiance. You can also have a little chit-chat session with your fellow passengers. This restaurant is well-equipped and offers a wide range of cuisines.

Rang Mahal

This suave restaurant with its serene interiors and glittering furnishing also houses 42 guests at a time and serves an eclectic melange of world cuisines. Having your meal while enjoying the relaxing and royal ambiance of these restaurants is just something else. These well-adorned restaurants can serve 42 guests at one time and give you great comfort.

Maharajas' Express Lounge and Bars

Lounge & bars of Maharaja Express are elegant places where guests can enjoy games tables and club arm-chairs to pamper themselves. An exquisite range of wines and spirits is also available for guests that they can enjoy while sitting on comfortable chairs. The laid-back atmosphere gives you a chance to unwind. top-quality wines and spirits along with royal vibes. You can taste the delicious variety of wines along with innovative cocktails in this bar. The relaxing ambiance and decent setting will allow you to reclaim yourself like a king.

Safari Bar

The lounge bar housed within Maharaja Express that guests can visit in order to unwind in a perfectly nonchalant yet suave ambiance after a tiring day of sightseeing and travel. The well stocked bar and an array of tantalizing starters and snacks will surely help lift your spirits. The interiors of the bar are based on the motif of adventure as the name suggests.

Rajah Club

This is an en-suite bar which is equipped with game tables that keep you entertained. The soft and sophisticated arm chairs of the club give you perfect relaxation on which you can sip Indian and foreign liquor brands. Enjoying the panoramic view through windows while enjoying the fun and relaxation together is something else.

Maharajas' Express Facilities

The word Maharaja in the name of this train is completely justice to its amenities and services. You will travel like a Maharaj (King) with this train with the vibe of bygone era and modern facilities. Your cabins are fully covered with facilities like, Wi-Fi in rooms, plasma TVs with satellite channels, DVD players and individual climate control, anda many more. From world wide cuisines to Indian delicacies, the restaurants offer you a great dining experience. Moreover, you will also enjoy some best wines from the bar and also taste non-alcoholics. Bar in Maharajas’ Express also offer non-alcoholic drinks that you can enjoy on this train journey.

Other Facilities of Maharaja Express

  • Butler service
  • Hair dryer in every cabin
  • Electronic safe in each cabin of the train
  • Bath tub is available with hot and cold water
  • Linen and Towel will change every day. If needed, you can replace it at any time.
  • Bathrobe
  • Range of toiletries and sippers
  • Air-conditioning
  • Writing Table
  • Luggage hold underneath the bed

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Maharajas' Express Awards

The connection between luxury and Maharajas Express is unbreakable and beautiful. This train has a world-class reputation and offers top-class services. From its service to facilities, everything is matchless. But the royal design is gripping that gives a treat to your eyes. This train has a great reputation with top-class services and facilities. Each element of this train is a reason behind that this train has won World Leading Train for seven consecutive years from 2012 to 2018. Apart from that, this train has won many other awards that showcase its elegance and class. In a very short period, this train has won numerous awards and countless hearts.

Maharajas Express Awards and Achievements

  • World Travel Award for consecutive years from 2012-2018.
  • Best Luxury Train at CNBC Awaaz Travel Award in 2010.
  • 1st runner up prize in the Specialist Train Operators Category awarded at Conde Nast Traveler Readers in 2011.
  • Winner of the Excellence in Luxury Award at the Royal India in 2013
  • Winner of Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at Seven Star in 2015 & 2016


Maharajas Express FAQs

What is the fare of Maharaja Express?
Ans: Maharajas Express fare depends upon the occupancy you choose, which comes under various categories – Deluxe Cabin, Junior Suite, Suite, and a Presidential Suite. The tariff for different occupancies are given in the table below –

JourneysRoomingDeluxe CabinJunior SuiteSuitePresidential Suite
The Indian Splendour (7 Days/ 6 Nights) Adult

Single Supplement
USD 7,800

USD 5,900
USD 10,000

USD 9,000
USD 14,500

USD 14,500
USD 25,000

USD 25,000
The Heritage of India (7 Days/ 6 Nights) Adult

Single Supplement
USD 8,200

USD 6,200
USD 10,400

USD 9,400
USD 14,500

USD 14,500
USD 25,000

USD 25,000
The Indian Panorama (7 Days/ 6 Nights) Adult

Single Supplement
USD 7800

USD 5,900
USD 10,000

USD 9,000
USD 14,500

USD 14,500
USD 25,000

USD 25,000
Treasures of India (4 Days/ 3 Nights) Adult

Single Supplement
USD 4,900

USD 3,700
USD 5,300

USD 4,700
USD 8,000

USD 8,000
USD 13,600

USD 13,600
Why Maharaja Express is so expensive?
Ans: Maharajas Express is one of the most luxurious trains in India. It provides its guests with world-class amenities and services. Traveling in this train feels like a royal voyage with exquisite interiors. A single cabin on Maharajas Express costs more than a lakh and that is why it is so expensive.
Is Indian allowed in Maharaja Express?
Ans: Yes. Maharajas Express belongs to Indian Railways and therefore, any Indian citizen can travel on this luxury train.
What is the route of the Maharajas Luxury Train?
Ans: Maharajas Express offers four luxurious train journeys, which take you across some of the most sought-after destinations in India. Here are the route maps of these journeys –
  • Indian Splendor : Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Mumbai
  • Indian Panorama : Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi
  • Heritage of India : Mumbai – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bikaner – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Agra – Delhi
  • Treasures of India : Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur - Delhi
How to book Maharaja Express train tickets?
Ans: Ans: Booking train tickets for Maharaja Express is a very quick and easy process. Following steps must be followed to book Maharajas Express train tickets –Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi

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