Luxury Train Ride in India
For Rs. 1 lakh per day, the 7-star luxury train in India, the Maharaja Express, will provide you with a rich travelling experience from Mumbai to Delhi and Delhi to Kolkata.
Billed as the costliest train service in Asia, the Luxurious Maharaja Express Train will have the best of everything, from restaurants to bars, to on board movie screenings to individual temperature control systems. Moreover, the journey will also include a travel and tour package. The major idea is to provide the traveller with a 7-star hotel ambience while helping him travel across a mix of cultures and bring them face to face with the finest of Indian culture.
The Maharaja Express will have 23 coaches and initially, the tour package will be of seven days and six nights. In its maiden journey on 9th January, the train will carry 88 tourists to Delhi from Mumbai's VT station and will cover Vadodara, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore and Agra. The train will return to Mumbai on January 17th. The Mumbai to Delhi Journey will be called "Princely India Journey" while the return trip will be known as "Royal India Tour". Tourists will get chance to see wildlife and tigers while passing through Ranthambore.
The Delhi-Kolkata route of the Maharaja Express will cover Agra, Gwalior, Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, Varanasi and Gaya. The Delhi-Kolkata route will be named as "Classical India Journey" while the return trip will be called the "Celestial India Tour". The tourists will get to see some natural wildlife while crossing through the Bandhavgarh National Park.
The minimum tariff is being kept at $800 per person per day and the maximum rates will go to $2500. Four type of carriages will be available in the train: Presidential Suite at $2500, Suite at $1400, Deluxe Cabin at $900 and Junior Suite at $800.
Maharaja Express Facilities:
1. Special Bar named Machan
2. Two restaurants - Haveli and Peacock, which will be maintained by a 5-star chain.
3. Movie Screening on board.
4. Individual temperature control system
5. Environment-friendly toilets and bath-tubs
6. Direct Dialling Facilities
7. Package tours in AC buses and cars
8. Visit to Bandhavgarh, Ranthambhore national parks are highlights of the tour.
We hope that Maharaja express will live up to its hype and provide the kind of service it promises. As it's official website says "Treat the Maharajas' Express like it were your own. Take your high end clients, special groups, alumni associations, or special interests, on a chartered ride of the Maharajas' Express. Show them places no one has been to and gift them memories they will cherish for a lifetime."