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Friday, 6 June 2014

A luxury Trip by Maharajas’ Express to The Gems of India

One of the best ways to explore incredible India in the finest and luxurious way is to board the Maharajas Express and embark on a voyage covering Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore and Jaipur. Unmatched ambience, contemporary amenities mingled with royal Rajput décor and flawless service provide a real regal odyssey on board. This plushy train providing five pan India luxury tours on full board basis let you discover and explore the amazing kaleidoscope of the vast exotic Indian subcontinent.

Out of these five pan Indian finely crafted tours, the ‘Gems of India’ tour lets you explore the treasure trove of Mughal and Rajput India. As the train starts rolling on its royal wheels from Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi, you are left open to immerse in the charm of Indian panorama blessed with rich landscape and manmade wonders like forts and palaces. The royal carriage gives its first halt at Agra, one of the oldest cities of India. Board off the train and proceed for a visit to Taj Mahal, One of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is perhaps the world’s only photographed monument whose replica is impossible to be created in years to come. Located on the banks of river Yamuna, the white marbled Taj bears living testimony of eternal love the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan possessed for his wife Mumtaz

The visit to this exquisite monument becomes all the more charming when Maharajas Express offers you a champagne breakfast at Taj Khema. Do not miss the opportunity to appreciate the Pietra Dura Marble Inlay Work here. And if you simply want to rejuvenate yourself, then move for a spa at a five star hotel. Other historical sites to explore in Agra are The Agra Fort, a 16th century Mughal monument and Fatehpur Sikri. Return to the comfort of the palatial train and enjoy a tempting dinner as the train again starts rolling its regal wheels for Sawai Madhopur. Herein, lays the world famous tiger reserve, Ranthambore National Park. Proceed for an exciting game drive at the wildlife sanctuary. You will be one of the privileged few to get the adventurous sight of tigers.

As the train departs for the Pink City of India, sit down by the window of your princely cabin and enjoy the sight of undulating sand terrain. The Amber Fort located at a height in Jaipur is a good option to enjoy an enthralling exhibition, elephant polo match which is followed by dinner at an exclusive venue. A private shopping tour in the Pink City fills your bags with traditional and handicraft items very popular to Rajasthani culture. Plenty of shopping, expedition to prestigious historical monuments, travelling through picture perfect natural sceneries, savoring the delicacy of mouthwatering dishes and spending some beautiful moments in one of the royal trains of India, let all your dreams of a luxury vacation come true. As you approach the last night of your majestic voyage and the trains whistles to leave for Delhi, pack with you the finest memories you have created on your journey to The Gems of India. From forest to historical monuments and local markets, India offers every traveler of Maharajas’ Express a journey to explore the best of it in the company of plush and comfort.