Most Interesting Facts about Maharajas Express

One of the most popular luxury trains of India, Maharajas’ Express is the most recent one too. The luxury train offers five pan-Indian journeys including the most vibrant destinations, wonderful tourist attractions, breathtaking views and offering a sneak-peak into the time-honored heritage legacy of India. The journey includes a stay on -board this luxury train which is filled with world-class modern luxuries and has a royal touch in its décor as well as hospitality.

Maharajas Express: Luxury train journeys in India
Maharajas Express: Luxury Train Travel in India
Managed by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the extravagant Maharajas’ Express started in the year 2010. The 5 celebrated journeys of the train either start or conclude in Delhi and include a visit to Agra’s Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. In the morning during every journey, the train chugs into a new destination, gets stationed at the city’s off-rail railway tracks. The visit includes sightseeing of prime destinations and attractions, special meals at hotels, royal residencies, shopping, folk performances and more. While 2 journeys include the very popular Golden Triangle tour destinations (Delhi, Jaipur and Agra), clubbed with wildlife at Ranthambore, the other 3 journeys include prime destinations of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and more.

Most Interesting Facts about Maharajas Express

The makers of the train carriages have taken their cue from the individual carriages of the erstwhile Royalty of India. The interiors boast of the same grandeur that is clubbed with modern luxurious conveniences. World-class comforts and the royal taste of the past have been amalgamated seamlessly on-board this luxury train of India, offering a 5-star stay to its guests.

Most Interesting Facts about Maharajas Express

The meals served on-board this Indian luxury train are a food connoisseur’s delight. The train has 2 restaurant coaches- Rang Mahal (Color Palace) and Mayur Mahal (Peacock Palace). The cutlery and plates are superb Limoges with gold linings on the edges, the cutlery carries the monogram of alphabet M and the glasses are festooned with special Swarovski hand-cut precious stones. The guests can savor sumptuous delicacies from a vast variety of Indian and popular World fares.

Interesting Facts about Maharajas Express

If all these temptations are not enough to allure you aboard the Maharaja Express, here are some other interest facts about this royal luxury train:

Maharajas’ Express has been voted World’s ‘Leading Luxury Train’ at the World Travel Awards, thrice- consecutively in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The train has won several other accolades and awards since its inception, the recent being the Seven Stars 2015 for the category ‘Luxury Hospitality and Life style Awards’.
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