Welcome aboard the Maharajas' Express, the epitome of ultimate luxury train travel, which can be aptly referred to as a personification of style, luxury, lavishness and grandeur. Maharajas' Express, Asia's costliest train, is undoubtedly India's most opulent luxury train. Promising and delivering royal treatment on rails, this train has redefined the art of elegant train travelling.
One of the most expensive and luxurious train rides in the world, Maharajas' Express offers a fascinating voyage across some of the popular destinations across India. The interiors of the train draw inspiration from the lifestyle of the Indian Maharajas. From modern amenities to world class services, every aspect of this elegant train journey provides a touch of the royal grandeur.
Some of the exclusive features of this train include:
All cabins of the train have large panoramic windows to capture glimpses of the beautiful landscape of various parts of India. All passenger cabins are equipped with dedicated temperature control, LCD televisions, DVD players, telephone and internet, in-house movies and live television.
Every cabin has individual wardrobe, personal electronic safe deposit box, writing table etc. Moreover power points with 110 as well as 230 V are installed.
Besides dedicated butler service, complimentary tea, coffee, mineral water and light snacks are available at all times.
Bathrooms are fitted with all amenities like w.c., basins, running hot and cold water, bath robes, slippers, hair dryer, and a host of toiletries. Towels and linen are changed daily or as per request.
Maharajas' Express offers four categories of accommodation – Deluxe Cabin, Junior Suite, Suite and The Presidential Suite – with a capacity to accommodate a total of 88 passengers.
The train has 18 Junior Suites of which 12 are twin bedded and 6 double bedded, with a capacity of accommodating 36 passengers.
The 4 Suites have a capacity to accommodate 8 passengers.
The Presidential Suite, aptly named Navratana (nine planetary gems), boasts of a living room, two bedrooms and washrooms, besides an exclusive 24 hours personal valet to provide with attentive and luxury service.
This exclusive suite for the connoisseurs can accommodate 4 passengers only.
The two suave dining cars are connected to state-of-the-art kitchen cars, manned by experienced chefs, promising hygiene, taste and variety. The menu includes authentic Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine amongst others, prepared from fresh and finest organic ingredients.
The train has a dedicated team of butlers on board to attend to all your needs. Each carriage is manned by an individual butler, on call 24 hours, trained to meet the needs of guests and comply with utmost speed and efficiency.
The Rajah Club, a lounge with en-suite bar, is equipped with games table, comfortable club arm chairs, and tasteful collection of books, is the best place in the train to relax, unwind and rejuvenate. The car also has a high end souvenir boutique that offers exquisite and unique memorabilia for passengers, called the Treasure Chest.
- Voted "The World's Leading Luxury Train" at The World Travel Awards, 2012
- Named to the 2011 list of World's Top 25 Trains by The Society of International Railway Travelers
- Bagged first runner up award in the Specialist Train Operators Category at Conde Nast Travelers Reader Choice Travel Award in 2011.