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India Travel » Luxury India Tours » The Indian Maharaja, luxury train tour 08 days

The Indian Maharaja - luxury train tour 08 days

Tour Brief

This is a group tour with fix date and departure.

Duration: 09 Nights/ 10 Days
Price: Starting USD 4165 per person
Destination : Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ranthambhore, Udaipur, Aurangabad, Mumbai
Region: North India, West India
Validity: Till March, 2016

As the wind whispers through the halo of legends crowning the land of the mighty Marathas, a lone majestic whistle blows its salutation of honour as it gracefully traverses this land of fantastic fantasy. Welcome to the mesmerizing Maharashtra experience aboard the luxurious The Indian Maharaja - Deccan Odyssey.

The weeklong The Indian Maharaja - Deccan Odyssey tour includes several exotic destinations covering the vast expanse of Maharashtra and North India. Covering Mumbai, Aurangabad, Udaipur, Sawai Modhopur, Jaipur, Agra and Delhi

The Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train project is a joint venture of the Ministry of Railway, Government of India and MTDC (Maharashtra Tourist Development Corporation). The Deccan Odyssey has been benchmarked against the best luxury trains in the world like the Blue Train of South Africa, The Orient Express of Europe and the Eastern and Oriental of South East Asia.

The Deccan Odyssey's sheer luxury is a sight to behold. Everything in the train reflects the ways of Indian Royalty - "Maharaja". The plush interiors, an awesome cuisine and grate sites to see makes the journey memorable. Welcome aboard!

Coaches
The Indian Maharaja - Deccan Odyssey has 21 coaches out of which 11 are passenger cars with 4 coupes each. There are 2 Presidential Suite Cars with 2 coupes per car. The train also has a conference car (can be redesigned as dance floor in the night) and two restaurant cars. There is also a lounge/bar car and one surprising addition is a Spa Car. Apart from the above there are generator cars with luggage store and staff car or spare car.

Presidental Suite Dimensions
Cabin area: 191 sq ft (18sqm)
Cabin length: 27' 7" (8.4m)
Cabin width: 7' 7" (2.3m)
Bed width single: 3' (0.9m)
double: 5' (1.5m)
Bed Length: 6' 5" (2m)
Cabins per car: 2

Deluxe Cabin Dimensions
Cabin area: 95 sq ft (9sqm)
Cabin length: 13' (3.97m)
Cabin width: 7' 7" (2.3m)
Bed width twin: 3' (0.9m)
Bed Length: 6' 5" (2m)
Cabins per car: 4

 

Dining
Fine Indian and Continental cuisine is served on board in two restaurant cars. The high level of on-board service is delivered by one of the prestigious hotel chain of India.


Facilities
Conference Room with capacity to host 50 guests with facility for satellite communication, Internet, computer with printer and fax, and telephone exchange

  1. Library
  2. Bar
  3. Channel Music
  4. Ayurvedic Massage Centre
  5. Steam Bath
  6. Gymnasium
  7. Beauty Parlour
  8. Business Centre

  1. Special Suite for Physically challenged
  2. Fully loaded mini pantry in each coach
  3. Telephone in each saloon
  4. Television in each coach
  5. Plasma TV in Lounge Car
  6. PA System/ 6 Channel Music System
  7. Lounge in each passenger car
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Itinerary

Day 1 - Delhi (Wednesday)
Board the Train in the evening. Train leaves at 19:30hrs. Dinner on board and train departs for Agra.
 
Day 2 - Agra (Thursday)
After Breakfast on board disembark, and proceed to visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. Lunch at City hotel. Then visit Fatehpur Sikri and board the Train at Bharatpur Railway Station. Train leaves for Jaipur while dinner is served on board.
 
Day 3 - Jaipur (Friday)
Morning excursion to Amber Fort, Observatory and Hawa Mahal. Lunch at the Jai Mahal Palace hotel. Evening visit City Palace followed by Gala Dinner at the Palace. The Train proceeds towards Sawai Madhopur at night.
 
Day 4 - Sawai Madhopur (Saturday)
After early breakfast enjoy jungle safari by canter. Lunch on board followed by afternoon safari. High-Tea at The Taj Lodge. Dinner on board as the Train leaves for Udaipur.

Day 5 - Udaipur (Sunday)
Morning sightseeing of Udaipur city followed by boat rides on lake Pichola (subject to water levels). Return to Train for Lunch on board. Rest of the day at leisure. The Train travels to Aurangabad in the afternoon
 
Day 6 - Aurangabad (Monday), Visit Ellora Caves
Morning at leisure after breakfast on board. Early lunch on board / packed lunch as we drive to Ellora. After sightseeing of Ellora Caves, drive back to Jalgaon in the evening to board the train. Dinner on board
 
Day 7 - Aurangabad (Tuesday), Visit Ajanta Caves
Morning de-board the Train for an excursion to Ajanta Caves. Return to Train for Lunch on board. The rest of the day free on board as the train leaves for Mumbai. Dinner on board
 
Day 8 - Mumbai (Wednesday)
After Breakfast, check-out and de-board the Train at Railway Station in Mumbai.
End of Journey
 
* The itineraries are subject to change depending on the Indian Railway's schedule
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Price

All pricing is based on twin/double -sharing for two-guest traveling together (as this is a private trip, you can start on any date)

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* Pricing may vary during Christmas and other Holidays/ Festivals in India.

The rates valid from September 2012 to April 2013 and October 2013 to April 2014

Price for SILVER class:
  single occupancy USD 6650   |   double occupancy USD 4165
Price for GOLD class:
  single occupancy USD 7770   |   double occupancy USD 4872
Price for PLATINUM class:
  single occupancy USD 11130   |   double occupancy USD 6965

10% of the tariff for the children upto 5 years of age.
(Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years)
(Age proof of children is to be furnished, which is required at the time of issuance of tickets)

Please note :
» All the costs are excluding Govt Service tax which presently is @3.09 % on the total bill.   This service tax is to be added to any of these costs.
» 10% Surcharge shall be levied on departures during Christmas / New Year.
» Triple occupancy is not available.

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Inclusion/ Exclusion

Silver class: Stay in deluxe cabins, all transfers, tours and excursion by air-conditioned luxury coaches.

Gold Class: Stay in deluxe cabins, all transfers, tours and excursions by air-conditioned private car with private language failing English speaking local guides (different guides in different cities, guide not staying on the Train with clients, only English Speaking naturalist for jungle safari).

Platinum class: Stay in Presidential suite, all transfers, tours and excursions by air-conditioned private car with private language failing English speaking local guides (different guides in different cities, guide not staying on the Train with clients, only English Speaking naturalist for jungle safari).

Package Cost includes:
  • All meals starting from Dinner on Wednesday till Breakfast on day 08 i.e. next Wednesday.
  • Entrances to monuments, National Park and other places of visits as per program.
  • 02 Jungle Safari by canters at Ranthambhore (even for Gold class). Jeep safaris for Platinum class
  • Boat ride at Lake Pichola (subject to water levels).
  • Gala Dinner at Durbar Hall at Fateh Prakash Palace-Udaipur or Gala Dinner at City Palace-Jaipur
  • Services of English Speaking guides for sightseeing as per booking class.
  • Mineral water, Tea and Coffee throughout the journey.

Package Cost does not include:

  • Any drinks (soft drinks, cocktails or liquor) whether on board the train or at land hotels will be payable directly.
  • Camera/ video camera charges, insurance, any airfare, airport tax
  • Facilities at Conference car, Business centre, Beauty Saloon and Spa.
  • Tips, laundry, telephone calls etc.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the “inclusions” section above.

Booking Policy
Payment:

» At the time of booking: USD 1000 per person, non refundable, non-adjustable.
» Balance payment: 60 days before departure.

Cancellation terms:
» 30% of ticket value 59-45 days prior to departure.
» 50% of ticket value 44-30 days prior to departure.
» 100% of ticket value less than 29 days prior to departure.

* Tariff is Subject to change without notice.

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