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Maharajas' Express - World's Leading Luxury Train

Updated on January 9, 2013

Redefining Luxury Train Travel

Two Wonders of the World - Maharajas' Express & Taj Mahal
Two Wonders of the World - Maharajas' Express & Taj Mahal
A Guest enjoying view through Panoramic Windows of Maharajas Express
A Guest enjoying view through Panoramic Windows of Maharajas Express
Rang Mahal Dining Car
Rang Mahal Dining Car

Maharajas Express Train - Voted World Leading Luxury Train at World Travel Awards 2012

Maharajas Express, the most luxurious trains in India was voted World Leading Luxury Train at the coveted World Travel Awards Ceremony 2012. Maharajas' Express edged past some of the most renowned and luxurious trains operating around the glob as the likes of Rovos Rail of Africa and the legendary Orient Express of Europe which prides itself as "the train against which other luxury trains are measured".

One of the reasons of the success of Maharajas' Express against the global powerhouses and more popular luxury trains could be attributed to the tastefully crafted 5 Signature Journey which bundles together an array of cultural interactions and insider experiences into unique guest experience.

Nonetheless one of the most important factor for unprecedented success of Maharajas' Express within three years of its introduction is its impeccably designed and aesthetically appointed interiors. Ever since it's introduction, Maharajas Express Train has been a talk of the interior designers and connoisseurs of refined architecture and décor. Spacious interiors and décor with motifs of Nava Ratnas (the 9 precious Gemstones) along with state of the art amenities provided on board makes this luxury train in India one of the best in the world and one of the exclusive travel ideas to watch out for in 2013.

The train is already much sought after by the corporate high fliers and thought leaders who are looking for unique luxury experiences coulpled with cultural insights. With more and more of high networth individuals looking east, it won't be a wonder if Maharajas' Express runs housefull well in advance in the years to come.

Below are a few photos to give you a peek into the elegance, décor and opulence of the Maharajas' Express train:

All the images are courtesy: www.maharajas-express-india.com

Maharajas' Express Train Interiors - Redefining Haute Couture

Maharajas' Express Train - A World of Red Carpet & High Teas with Maharajas
Maharajas' Express Train - A World of Red Carpet & High Teas with Maharajas
Spacious and Refined - Twin Bed Deluxe Cabin of the Maharajas' Express Train
Spacious and Refined - Twin Bed Deluxe Cabin of the Maharajas' Express Train
Double Bed, Deluxe Cabin Accommodation, Maharajas' Express Train
Double Bed, Deluxe Cabin Accommodation, Maharajas' Express Train
Rajah Club - Bar cum Observation Lounge with Plush seating is an ideal please for conversation or relaxation on board Maharajas' Express.
Rajah Club - Bar cum Observation Lounge with Plush seating is an ideal please for conversation or relaxation on board Maharajas' Express.
Tastefully appointed Rang Mahal Restaurant of the Maharajas' Express has seating capacity of 42.
Tastefully appointed Rang Mahal Restaurant of the Maharajas' Express has seating capacity of 42.
Bedroom, Suite Cabin Plan, Maharajas' Express
Bedroom, Suite Cabin Plan, Maharajas' Express
Spacious Living Room of Presidential Suite
Spacious Living Room of Presidential Suite
Study Area of the Suite, Maharaja Train
Study Area of the Suite, Maharaja Train
Bathroom Plan, Maharajas' Express Presidential Suite
Bathroom Plan, Maharajas' Express Presidential Suite
Mayur Mahal (Peacock Restaurant) has design motif of green and peacock color
Mayur Mahal (Peacock Restaurant) has design motif of green and peacock color
Rajah Club, Lounge cum Observation Car of Maharajas' Express
Rajah Club, Lounge cum Observation Car of Maharajas' Express
Twin Bed Junior Suite Cabin Plan
Twin Bed Junior Suite Cabin Plan
Bathroom of Deluxe Cabin Suite
Bathroom of Deluxe Cabin Suite
Design Pattern and Motifs, Maharajas' Express
Design Pattern and Motifs, Maharajas' Express
Double Bed Junior Suite
Double Bed Junior Suite
Bathroom of Junior Suite
Bathroom of Junior Suite
Junior Suite Study Area
Junior Suite Study Area
Facilities inside Living Room of Presidential Suite
Facilities inside Living Room of Presidential Suite
The elegant and tastefully appointed living room of Maharajas' Express Presidential Suite
The elegant and tastefully appointed living room of Maharajas' Express Presidential Suite
Mayur Mahal Dining Car Details - Seating Capacity of this Restaurant is 42 Guests
Mayur Mahal Dining Car Details - Seating Capacity of this Restaurant is 42 Guests
Deatils of Décor, Mayur Mahal Dining Car, Maharajas' Express
Deatils of Décor, Mayur Mahal Dining Car, Maharajas' Express
Bedroom of Presidential Suite
Bedroom of Presidential Suite
Master Bedroom of Presidential Suite
Master Bedroom of Presidential Suite
Study Table - Presidential Suite
Study Table - Presidential Suite
Bar at Rajah Club
Bar at Rajah Club
Seating Plan of Rajah Club
Seating Plan of Rajah Club
Details of Rang Mahal (Color Palace) Dining Car
Details of Rang Mahal (Color Palace) Dining Car
Seating Plan of Safari Bar, Maharajas Express
Seating Plan of Safari Bar, Maharajas Express

Maharajas Express Cabins & Journeys

The guest accommodation on board Maharajas Express Train is available in 4 Categories and the train has total guest capacity of 88.

  • 20 Deluxe Cabins with Capacity of 40 Guests
  • 18 Junior Suite with Capacity of 36 Guests
  • 4 Suites with Capacity of 8 Guets
  • 1 Presidential Suite with Capacity of 4 Guests

There are 5 Signature Journeys offered by Maharajas' Express Train:

Treasures of India

  • Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi
  • Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
  • Starting From: US $3580 per person per journey

The Heritage of India

  • Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Ajanta - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Bikaner - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi
  • Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Starting From: US $6360 per person per journey

Gems of India

  • Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi
  • Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
  • Starting From: US $3580 per person per journey

The Indian Splendor

  • Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Balasinor – Mumbai
  • Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Starting From: US $5560 per person per journey

The Indian Panorama

  • Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Lucknow - Delhi
  • Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Starting From: US $5560 per person per journey


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      Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 4 years ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

      wonderful information and nice photos. thanks for sharing.

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      Vickiw 4 years ago

      Wow, this is luxury indeed! Thank you for writing this. I had no idea there was a trip like this in India. Have you actually been on this train? That would really be an ultimate trip. I will have to start saving, as it is my new ambition.

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      Michaels Smith 4 years ago

      The train interior is looking very luxurious.

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      Nikhil Chandra 4 years ago from New Delhi

      Thank you!

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      Hari 4 years ago from Delhi

      awesome post....

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