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7 Nights / 8 Days

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Balasinor, Bombay

A superbly designed itinerary of Maharaja Express Train Tour that features embarrassment of culture, palaces, forts, deserts, wildlife and religious excursions brings out the simplest of the India's royal traditions, art, Luxury Train Travel in India and spirited culture. A journey spanning over eight days and seven nights in the magnificence of Asia's most Luxury Train Travel in India brings out a tremendous concoction of the myriad hues of this huge and wonderful land. Adding to the royal expertise is that the delectable cuisines, impeccable welcome and sightseeing off-train excursions deliver-out the simplest of the splendours of the incredible India.

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Day 01 : Boarding at Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi

On the first day of the tour, arrive at the Delhi railway station and enjoy a warm welcome. Sip a warm coffee while the formalities take place. The train departs for Agra at 22:00 hours. Enjoy a delicious dinner in your train.

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Day 02 : Agra

Arrive in Agra early in the morning and pay a visit to Taj Mahal, a jewel of Mughal design and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The sunrise view of the Taj is one of the most beautiful sights in the world, quoted by millions of tourists. When the fresh rays of the Sun fall on the crystal white monument, it creates a beautiful sight that is hard to forget. An adorable breakfast at a luxury hotel represents the highlight of the day. Afterwards you have got choice of a tour in Agra or a native tour to Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri, a town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Post lunch visit Agra Fort, a mammoth fort built by Mughal Emperor Akbar as the capital of his empire. Today, the fort serves as a royal museum. Return to the comfort of train or optionally watch 'Mohabbat the Taj' show before returning for dinner on board and nightlong stay because the train leaves for Ranthambore National Park, consequent destination of the Maharajas Express Train Tour.

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Day 03 : Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore National Park) to Jaipur

JPost breakfast on board the train; lead off an exhilarating safari to Ranthambore Park in the morning. Ranthambore National Park is one of the finest preserved parks in India and is the best place to spot a tiger. There is also a good population of other wild animals in the park. Post visiting Ranthambore, departure for Jaipur. Lunch is served on board. The activity planned in Jaipur includes a visit to the Royal Observatory (Jantar Mantar). Optionally, you may select activities like a visit to Amer Fort, and a private tour or a golf session at Rambagh Golf club Later, proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for an exclusive tour to the Elephant Village where guests might favour to indulge to paint them, feed them or take a joy ride followed by dinner.

Return to the train for dinner and nightlong stay.

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Day 04 : Bikaner

Early morning on the fourth day, you'll arrive at the desert kingdom of Bikaner. Afterwards you'll be able to take an ex gratia tour to either Lalgarh Palace or Deshnok Temple. In the afternoon, a tour to the majestic Junagarh Fort. After lunch, take part in an even-toed ungulate cart procession round the undulating sand dunes. Later in the evening, get pleasure from the folks dance performance by Kalbeliyas and Langaas over sunset cocktails and barbecue dinner amidst sand dunes. Dinner and nightlong stay aboard the train.

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Day 05 : Jodhpur

After an unhurried breakfast, pay a visit to Bishnoi's abode Rohet for a cultural expertise. Rohet is a haven for Black Buck bovid. Lunch on board.
Post-lunch, expedition to Mehrangarh Fort and New Market. Optionally, you may visit Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaswant Thada for a personal tour. In the evening, an exclusive Royal Cocktail evening is organized for you with cultural performance (puppet show) at Hanwant Mahal which ends with a show of fireworks. Post dinner, come to the train for nightlong stay.

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Day 06 : Udaipur

On the sixth day of the sojourn, you'll arrive in the city of lakes - Udaipur. After a leisurely breakfast, lead off a tour to City Palace and Crystal Gallery. City Palace is a royal museum and the erstwhile residence of the royal family of Udaipur. The palace allows you to sneak-peak into the royal lifestyle of the erstwhile rulers. After a luxurious lunch, return to the train or lead off a walking tour across the Bazaar and shop for a few souvenirs for your memory. Dinner and nightlong stay aboard the train.

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Day 07 : Balasinor

On the seventh day of the tour itinerary, you'll arrive in Balasinor, home to India's geological period park. After breakfast, lead off an excursion to the archosaur Fossil Park followed by a visit to the native village. The town is mainly famous for its centuries' old monuments and ancient culture. You will find more than enough to explore in the town, especially if you are a history lover. Rendezvous with the royal line of Balasinor over a royal lunch. Return to the luxurious Maharaja Express train for dinner and nightlong stay.

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Day 08 : Mumbai

Today your deluxe ride on board one of the most luxurious trains in the world is at finish. Bid adios to the Maharaja Express Train Tour aboard the train on the eighth day of your luxury train tour. The tour ends here. We thank you for choosing Perfect Agra Tours for this wonderful journey.

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