India, the land of maharaja’s welcomes you to live a royal life and experience a wheel full of unparalleled luxury than travel in a palace running on wheels. Maharaja’s Express is one luxury train that doesn’t need an introduction now, Luxury train has come a long way in India and it is being compared to The Royal Scotsman, The Maharaja Express.
All the carriages of the Maharajas' Express have been named after the legendary jewels of the various Maharajas.
Maharaja Express is one of the most popular luxury train running on the Indian railways. It has won 2 world travel awards, and several nominations in world leading luxury train. The train was originated by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in year 2010 with a view to provide ultimate luxury experience for the guest. The name defines the journey “Maharaja” everything that befitting Indian emperor was integrated to the train and its journey. Cabins are made in such a way that 5star hotel suites does not stand anywhere. King size beds are studded with jewels and hospitality is same what was given to the emperors. It’s all these things and many more that make your journey “a journey of lifetime”.
The train is almost half a mile long that redefines luxury and comfort. It creates the Lifestyle of a princely era.
There are 14 guest carriages of Maharaja’s Express and all of them are named after precious stones. The presidential Suite, one of its kind in the world, it is made in an entire carriage and it is appropriately called NAVRATNA. There are four types of cabins in the train Presidential Suite, Suite, Junior Suite and Deluxe Cabin. All the cabins and suites have large panoramic window to see the beautiful landscapes of India. Facilities like live television, Wi-Fi internet and individual climate control system are available on board.
Cabin area 112 sqft, twin/double bed cabins with attached bath.
Cabin 150 sqft, twin/double bed cabins with a writing table and attached bath.
Cabin area 220 sqft, double bed with separate living and bedroom areas, attached bath with bath tub.
Cabin area 448 sqft, two bedrooms, two attached bath (one with bath tub), a living cum dining room.
|Categories of Cabin available on Maharajas' Express|
|Room Category||Twin||Double||Total Cabins/Suits||Passenger Capacity|
|Presidential Suite(has a double
and a twin room)
Mayur Mahal and Rang Mahal are two fine dine restaurants on board, both of them serve culinary masterpieces in multiple cuisines. They can accommodate 42 guests each at time. Each restaurant has been beautified with exclusive theme décor and has a perfect royal ambience. Both the restaurants have created a new dimension for fine dining as you wine and dine in royalty.
The Rajah Club is a lounge where you can sit back with a book while sipping a single malt. The adjoining is Majestic Safari bar houses champagne, different wines and beer from in house brand as well as international brands served with delicious snacks. There is a game table, mini library and snuggling armchair that creates a perfect ambience for lounging.
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