The Indian Panorama

Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore and Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Orchha and Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi

Relish royalty,spirituality and wilderness in one unforgettable escapade

The hidden riches of India lie in its breathtaking beauty and its diversity of cultures. With world's leading luxury train, Maharajas' Express, you can embark on an unforgettable escapade that starts off with the capital city of Delhi. Guests journey their way through iridescent lands of Jaipur to reach the vivid greens of Ranthambore. We then take our royal guests to the ancient capital city of Mughals, Fatehpur Sikri and then to Agra where they can witness the immortal sheen of the Taj Mahal. They soak in the regality of Gwalior and discover the sensuous moods of the temples of Khajuraho. Finally we reach the sacred city of Varanasi, and observe the divine beauty of River Ganges and lastly we savor the elegance and imperial splendour of Lucknow.

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Tour Schedules

DAY 01-
Delhi – Jaipur

Welcome and Check in at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station 0730

Breakfast onboard 0800

Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Jaipur 0830

Lunch onboard 1300

Arrive into Jaipur1430

Proceed to visit City Palace Galleries followed by dinner at Rambagh Palace Hotel 1500

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express. Overnight on train at Jaipur 2030

DAY 02 -

Breakfast onboard 0700

Visit the Amber Fort 0800

Return to the Maharajas' Express for lunch onboard. After lunch you may choose the Optional Activities - Spa at a hotel or a visit to City Palace and Observatory (Jantar Mantar) or a Local City Tour 1230

Dinner onboard1930

Maharajas' Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore)2300

DAY 03 -
Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri

Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park 0600

Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express 0930

Breakfast onboard 0945

Maharajas' Express proceeds for Fatehpur Sikri1015

Lunch onboard 1330

Arrive into Fatehpur Sikri 1430

Visit the deserted Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri 1530

Return to the comforts of Maharajas' Express 1800

Dinner onboard. Overnight on train at Fatehpur Sikri 2000

DAY 04 -

Arrive into Agra and proceed to visit the Taj Mahal 0630

Champagne Breakfast at Taj Khema 0930

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express 1100

Lunch onboard. After lunch you may choose Optional Activities such as Spa at a Hotel or Visit to Itmad-ud-daula or Agra Fort or a Local City Tour or Mohabbat the Taj Show 1300

Dinner onboard 1730

DAY 05 -
Orchha- Khajuraho

Breakfast onboard 0630

Deboard at Jhansi to reach Orchha by Road. Visit Orchha Fort and Village Tour by Tuk Tuks 0730

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express and Maharajas Express proceeds to Khajuraho 1000

Lunch onboard. 1200

Arrive into Khajuraho and proceed to visit the Western Group of Temples 1530

Return to the comforts of Maharajas’ Express You may choose Optional Activities – Spa facility at a hotel or Light and Sound Show or Dances of India Show 1800

Dinner Onboard 2000

Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Varanasi 2310

DAY 06 -

Breakfast onboard 0800

Arrive into Varanasi. Proceed for Lunch at Taj Ganges Hotel 1200

Visit Sarnath ruins followed by visit to silk weaving centre 1430

Proceed for Boat ride on the Ganges to witness Evening Aarti. 1630

Enjoy an exclusive vegetarian Dinner with Kathak Dance at Brij Rama Palace at Ghats 1730

Returns to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express 2100

Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Delhi 2115

DAY 07 -

Breakfast onboard 0715

Lunch onboard 1300

Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end! 1500


  • 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.
  • Due to any unforeseen delays owing to foggy weather conditions prevailing in northern parts during dec-jan period and due to any railway delays guests are requested to plan their post disembarkation onward journey having sufficient intermittent time.