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The Maharajas' Express

Luxury rail tour: a taste of the Maharajas' Express & western Rajasthan

10 days from CAD13,220pp

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Tour highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Taj Mahal in Agra.

  • Explore the Pink City of Jaipur and nearby Amber Fort.

  • Climb atop the ramparts of Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort.

  • Experience life in rural India with a local family.

  • Relax in peaceful Udaipur.

Price includes:

  • Private driver throughout your trip
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

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  • When you arrive at Delhi International Airport, one of our local colleagues will meet you. You'll then be transferred by private vehicle into Delhi and to your hotel for the night.

  • Board the Maharajas' Express this morning before the train heads to Agra. After brunch on board, you will arrive and visit Agra Fort for a guided tour.

  • Day two on board the Maharajas' Express. An early start as you head to the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal, before the train departs for Ranthambhore National Park. This afternoon, explore the park on a game drive in search of the elusive Bengal tiger.

  • Day three on board the Maharajas' Express. Spend the day in Jaipur, known as the Pink City, visit the nearby Amber Fort, and enjoy a special dinner within one of the impressive city palaces.

  • Upon arrival in Delhi this morning, enjoy breakfast before disembarking the Maharajas' Express. Bid farewell to your fellow guests and meet your Audley driver, who will take you to the airport. From Delhi, you will fly to Jodhpur, a short journey of around 90 minutes. Upon arrival, a local representative will meet you, and you'll be driven to your hotel in the heart of the 'Blue City', as Jodhpur is fondly known.

  • Explore Jodhpur today with your local and knowledgeable guide. You'll be guided through the fascinating and extensive Mehrangarh Fort before discovering the Old City on foot. Later, enjoy a cookery experience with a local family.

  • Continue south through Rajasthan this morning to a small village called Chanoud. Here, you will stay with a local family in their beautiful home, which has been painstakingly restored and converted into a small hotel. Chanoud is an Audley favorite and receives excellent feedback.

  • During the long journey to Udaipur today, you will have the opportunity to stop for lunch and explore the expansive and intricate Jain temple at Ranakpur as well as the impressive fortress at Kumbhalgarh.

  • Explore the pretty city of Udaipur today, which sits around Lake Pichola, accompanied by your experienced local guide. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at leisure and consider a boat ride on the lake to watch the sunset across the city palace.

  • After being transferred to the airport, you will start your homeward-bound journey.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodations, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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