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HERITAGE OF INDIA

Offer insights into the rich heritage and culture of India



Heritage of India Journey
(7 Nights/8 Days)
(Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi)


Check-in Venue & Timing - The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower,Mumbai/1330 hrs


Departure Station & Timing - Mumbai-Chatrpati Shivaji Terminus/1640 hrs


Arrival Station & Timing - Delhi - Safdarjung Station/1500 hrs


Guests boarding the Maharaja Express have to report at least an hour before the train's departure at a pre-assigned venue in Mumbai for the pre-boarding facilities. All final details related to the meeting point will be emailed or handed over along with the journey's travel vouchers and documents, around 14 days before the departure date.


NOTES



All Foreign Nationals are required to obtain Tourist VISA to visit India.


Welcome to a regal journey aboard the Maharajas Express as you embark on Heritage of India tour. In the evening you will check in and enjoy a warm welcome even as you complete your registration formalities. Proceed towards Ajanta, your first destination in the circuit.
Dinner and overnight stay onboard the Maharaja train.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Welcome Ceremony at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Ajanta Caves, the rock-cut caves dating back to 2nd century B.C. and comprising of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain sculpted art.
Return to the train for a hearty lunch. Evening at leisure.
Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Ajanta Cave Monuments.

Post breakfast; embark on a sightseeing tour to the City Palace complex and Crystal gallery.
Indulge in a Royal Lunch at either Satkar Mahal or Fatehprakash Palace/Jag Mandir.
Post lunch, return to the train or embark on a walking tour across Old Bazaar, go for a spa session at leading hotel in the city, or attend the light and sound show (if the time allows)
Dinner and overnight stay on-board the train.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Sightseeing tour to City Palace and Crystal Gallery in Udaipur

Walking tour across Old Bazaar

Son-et-Lumiere program at City Palace

Lunch at Satkar Hall/Fatehprakash Palace

On the 4th day of the tour itinerary, you will arrive in the sun city of Rajasthan - Jodhpur.
Morning at leisure or optionally you may embark on a tour to Bishnoi Village or a spa session at leading hotel in the city.
Lunch will be served on board.
Following lunch, you may choose to rejuvenate yourself with spa facilities at a 5 star hotel, visit Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum and Jaswant Thada or else go for a private shopping tour.
In the evening today, an exclusive Royal Cocktail evening is arranged for you with cultural performance (puppet show) at Hanwant Mahal which will be concluded with a show of fireworks.
Later, return to train for dinner and overnight stay.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Sightseeing tour to City Palace and Crystal Gallery in Udaipur

Walking tour across Old Bazaar

Son-et-Lumiere program at City Palace

Lunch at Satkar Hall/Fatehprakash Palace

On arrival in the city, you can take an optional tour to either Deshnok temples or Lalgarh Palace Museum.
In the afternoon, you will head to the Junagarh Fort.
Return to the train for lunch.
Post lunch, take a ride on a camel cart nearby Sam sand dunes with a stop over at Gajner Palace for tea. Later in the evening, enjoy a sand dune excursion followed by cultural performances by the Kalbeliya and Langa artists accompanied with sundowner cocktails.
Overnight stay aboard the train.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Visits to Deshnok Temples/Lalgarh Palace Museum

Sam Sand dune excursion on a camel cart

Visit to Junagarh Fort

Cultural performances by the Kalbeliya and Langa artists

Post-breakfast; explore the unassailable Amber Fort.
Later, proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for an exclusive Elephant Activity where guests may choose to indulge to paint them, feed them or take a joy ride followed by lunch.
Return to the train for lunch.
Post lunch, visit the Royal Observatory (Jantar Mantar). Optionally, you may also choose activities such as Spa facilities at a Palace hotel, visit to Amer Fort, private shopping tour or a golf session at Rambagh Golf club.
Later, return to train for dinner and overnight stay.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Elephant Painting & other activities

ETrip to Amber Fort

Post-breakfast; explore the unassailable Amber Fort.
Post breakfast, enjoy an early morning jeep safari through the Ranthambore National Park. Post safari, savor on the lunch aboard the Maharajas' Express while you will travel down to Fatehpur Sikri, your next destination. On reaching the city, you can visit the local attractions housed here such as Buland Darwaza and Panch Mahal. Fatehpur Sikri is a celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In the evening, return to the train for dinner and overnight stay.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Jeep Safari to Ranthambore National Park

Visit to attractions in and around UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fatehpur Sikri

Early morning on the last day of the sojourn, you will travel to Agra, home to the grand structure Taj Mahal. Pride of India, Taj Mahal is also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, you can take delight in a lavish breakfast accompanied by Champagne at Taj Khema. While you treat yourself to a grand lunch aboard the Maharajas' Express, the train will traverse back to Delhi to mark the end of the voyage aboard this India luxury train.
The Heritage of India sojourn comes to an end.


DAY HIGHLIGHTS


Visit the Magnificent Taj Mahal at Agra

Breakfast with Champagne at Taj Khema

NOTES


Itinerary, destinations and scheduled departures may change without prior notice.

Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details, prices and bookings of optional activities.

Guests who wish to indulge in these optional experiences, may stay back and join the main group later.

For some other essential travel information and guideline visit General Information page


Heritage of India Departure Dates for Season 2019-20

Departure Date 2019
Month Date
January 2019 Sat,12th
February 2019 Sat,09th
March 2019 Sat,09th
April 2019 Sat,06th
October 2019 Sun,13th
November 2019 Sun,10th
December 2019 Sun,08th
January 2020 Sun,05th
February 2020 Sun,02nd
March 2020 Sun,01st/Sun,29th

Price for Season 2019-20
Heritage of India (8 Days/ 7 Nights)

Adult Single Supplement
Deluxe Cabins USD 6,840.00 USD 5,160.00
Junior Suite USD 9,890.00 USD 8,910.00
Suite USD 13,800.00 USD 13,800.00
Presidential Suite USD 23,700.00 USD 23,700.00

NOTES



1.All the above prices are on per person per journey on twin sharing basis.

2.The above cost is exclusive of 5% service tax that will be charged extra.

3.All Optional Tours are on chargeable basis and are subject to availability. Details and pricing will be made available on board during the journey.

4.Please note all bookings confirmed are non-transferable and will invite a cancellation charge as applicable.

5.For more information visit Terms & Condition Page.


Package Inclusion


1.Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabins with attached bathrooms.
2.Butler service, complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water on board.
3.All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits.
4.Guided off train tours as included in the journeys inclusive of entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide.
5.Porter charges at stations.


Package Exclusion


1.Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
2.Alcoholic beverages (apart from the house brands).
3.International and domestic air tickets.
4.Any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as part of the journeys.
5.Taxes, insurance, gratuities, telephone calls, laundry.
6.Video, film and professional still camera fees and arrival and departure transfers.
6.Pre and post tour accommodation.

Gateway of India

Mumbai

City Palace

Jaipur

Ranathambhore

Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal

Jaipur

Birla Temple

New Delhi




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