Wednesday: Delhi- Agra
Arrive at the station to complete your formalities. After a traditional red carpet welcome, Maharajas Express will chug along to Agra.
The dinner will be served on board the train.
Welcome to Agra! Today you’ll be taken on an early morning sightseeing of the spectacular Taj Mahal. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Taj Mahal is considered to be one of the most romantic destinations in the world. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to commemorate Mumtaj Mahal, the emperor’s beloved wife.
Later enjoy a champagne breakfast and return to the train for lunch. Post lunch, embark on a sightseeing tour to Agra Fort, another World Heritage Site and once the center of Mighty Mughals empire. Later you may choose to go for a rejuvenating spa in 5 star property or sightseeing tour to Fatehpur Sikri and Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb.
As the train chugs into Sawai Madhopur Station, you’ll be taken to answer the call of the wild in Ranthambore National Park. It is one of the most popular tiger reserves in India and considered to be the best bet when it comes to spotting the elusive cats.
Return to the comfort of the train later in the day to continue your onward journey to Ranthambore and Jaipur, which will complete the golden triangle tour circuit with a dash of wildlife.
Dinner would be served on board.
Friday: Ranthambore – Jaipur
Today, embark on an exciting game drive in Ranthambore National Park which offers best chances of spotting the royal predator. Return to the train later for a leisurely breakfast as the train rolls on to Jaipur.
Trip to Amber Fort is included in today’s itinerary followed by a royal Elephant Polo Match where guests could either watch the exciting game or even participate. Later, guests will be taken to an exclusive venue for a sumptuous dinner.
Your Gems of India itinerary will come to an end today. The train will arrive in Delhi early in the morning. After a leisurely breakfast, bid farewell to Maharajas Express as an opulent golden triangle tour aboard Asia’s most luxurious train comes to its conclusion.