Rajasthan is a Royal state rich in history and the Maharajah Express is a perfect and romantic way to explore the heritage and taste of this glorious state. In a daring joint venture by the Rajasthan Tourism and Indian Railways, the palace on wheels was intended to improve tourism in the Land of the Great Moghuls.
This 23 coach marvel is exquisite and not only transports guests across the lands but also back in time, leaving you with plenty of memories to ruminate in the many years to come. The train houses 104 passengers and comfortably ad boldly sits in the top 10 luxurious ‘Royal’ train journeys in the World.
It offers world class facilities such as Hydraulic cabins with Individual Temperature controlled panels, attached private bathrooms, Wi-Fi Internet, DVD players and Plasma TV. The salons of the Maharaja Express train draws inspiration from the private saloons of the erstwhile Maharajas of India. Each of the cabins including the dining coupes is suffused with nostalgia of past grandeur. You have options to book Deluxe Cabins, Junior Suites, Suites & Presidential Suites.
The Presidential Suite is 448 Square feet area, Two Bedrooms (1 Double Bedded+1 Twin bedded) with separate living room, Complimentary mini-bar, 24 hours personal valet service, The living room has dining table, sofa & writing desk with chair, Double Bedded Cabin has facility of both Bathtub & Shower Cubicle, the twin bedded cabin has Shower cubicle.
Two separate restaurants named ‘Maharajah’ and ‘Maharani’ cater to the guests every culinary need. The ambience is indeed superb with breath-taking views of the surrounding landscapes whilst softly listening the sound of the railway. Naturally Guests will discover the very best of liquors stocked in the Bar with a fine selection of wines to complement your meals.
The Royal train also houses a Spa, designed to international standards with high quality fabrics for the interiors and treatments to rejuvenate any tired traveller.
This is a journey which will take you to the bygone era of Maharajahs and Rajasthani warriors, with interiors lavishly decorated by skilled artisans transporting the past into the present.
The Royal Express – Maharajah Express Luxury Train is indeed fit for a King and, bearing in mind the royal service provided in one of the most unique luxury train journeys in the World, this is a perfect way to relax after exploring the wonder that is India.
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