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Maharajas' Express History

Maharaja Express in India has come a long way since it started as Palace on Wheels Train in 1982 for promotion of tourism in Rajasthan. It is one of the finest luxury train which is being compared to Orient Express of the West. Maharajas Express has reformulated the art of elegant train traveling in India. A fascinating journey across some of the finest destinations in India let you discover the true spirit of this incredible nation.

Maharaja Express train is one of the most expensive and luxurious train rides in the world, the whole train is inspired by the erstwhile Maharajas of India. Even before the rail travelling started in India, the Maharajahs of India were fascinated with these moving wonders on wheels invented by James Watt.

Maharajas' ExpressMaharaja Express train is one of the most expensive and luxurious train rides in the world, the whole train is inspired by the erstwhile Maharajas of India. Even before the rail travelling started in India, the Maharajahs of India were fascinated with these moving wonders on wheels invented by James Watt.

Maharajahs of India ruling various princely states invented their own personal toy train that will be running their own lines. Maharaja of Vadodara built his then son a fully functional toy train, Maharaja of Gwalior used to proudly flaunted his silver model train running along the centre of his banqueting table to the officers of East India Companyand dignitaries

Maharajas' ExpressIn the ancient era, many maharaja’s had their own personal carriages which are filled with luxury. These trains were used for special occasions like state visits, nuptial sojourn and hunting trips. Many of the carriages are inspired by Art deco style.Elegant tapestries, Sylvan inlays, and exquisite carvings along with exquisite mirror and jewel work exuded an unmistakable élan.

Maharajas' ExpressExisting Maharaja Express train has been designed to recreate the same old panache of the personal carriages of Indian Maharajas. Each cabins including the dining area is spread as nostalgia of past grandeur. Royal décor together with modern amenitiescreate an aura of sheer opulence and 5 Star pampering inside the cabins of Maharaja Express.

every aspect of an elegant train journey has been looked into with meticulous diligence.

Maharajas Express have even been compared to the legendary Orient Express of the West in facilities and luxury.From every modern amenity to eco-friendly technologies and services, every visible feature of this luxury train has been looked into with detailed intensity.

A truly world class train journey is promised in each of the 7 itineraries offered by the Maharajas Express train.With each destination as vivid as the astonishing colours of India and tours like majestic palaces, and fortresses, cultural sightseeing, spirituality of India, and World Heritage Sites. In each of these pre-crafted journeysthe royal colours of India and its rich heritage is sprinkled across vast geography of India.




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