Maharajas’ Express — awarded the CNBC Travel Award 2010 under the category «Best Luxury Train», followed by Conde Nast Traveler 2011 Readers’ Choice Travel Award (1st runners up) has set new standards of comfort and style. Arguably the most luxurious train in the world, it has ushered in a new era of travel and hospitality.
With four categories to choose from, guests can select the cabin they would wish to spend their sojourn. The train can accommodate 88 guests which offer four categories of accommodation — all with en suite facilities. There are 14 guest carriages featuring 43 cabins in total, which include 20 Deluxe Cabins, 18 Junior Suites, 4 Suites and one truly classical Presidential Suite.
The coaches named after precious gems have personal valets attached to take care of the guests. All coaches have direct dialing telephones to make international calls, in room electronic safety lockers and spacious wardrobes. The Presidential Suite and Suites have a bath tub each and mini bar services also. To take care of medical emergencies, there is an in- house paramedic available round the clock. For the book lovers, Maharajas’ Express has the best collection on Indian art, culture and history.
The Maharajas’ Express is enviable in many aspects — most spacious cabins, live TV, environment friendly toilet systems,
A sumptuous banquet for royal passengers, The Maharajas’ Express has two fine dining restaurants Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal that each seat 42 persons. Savoring the culinary delights, sitting in either of the two restaurants, one can have a glimpse of the picturesque hinterland from the large windows specially created for the Maharajas’ Express. This coupled with piped music makes dining on the Maharajas’ Express a memorable experience. The menus are a mix of traditional Indian and continental dishes, to suit different tastes and all guests can dine at a same time on board. The guests can also relax in the Safari Bar or the Rajah Club and choose from our selection of choicest wines and liquors. House wines, spirits and beers served while dining come complimentary, of course.
And while the guests are in awe of the train, the all inclusive itineraries have been crafted to give them an insight into regal India. The train offers three itineraries of 8 days/7 nights and two itineraries of 4 days/3 nights on four routes to let one choose the best way to discover and explore the treasure trove and amazing kaleidoscope of India.