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The Maharajas Express"Soaked in luxury and drenched in comfort; a journey like never before."

Presenting India in a never seen before way, Maharajas’ Express redefines luxury travel. Imagine experiencing a week full of luxury in a virtual palace running on wheels, this is exactly what a journey in Maharajas’ Express feels like. Soaked in luxury, every minute in this luxury train will make you time travel to the era of the rajas and maharajas. Offering 7 pan-Indian itineraries crisscrossing across some of the most interesting destinations, the journeys in this train are a heady mix of memorable and exciting experiences.

What will the Journey Offer?

The luxurious journeys of Maharajas Express have even been compared to that of legendary Orient Express of the West in refinement and luxury. From every modern amenity which money can buy to eco-friendly technologies and services, every aspect of an elegant train journey has been looked into with meticulous diligence.

One of the most expensive and luxurious train rides in the world, the cabins of Maharajas’ Express have been inspired by the private cabins of the erstwhile Maharajas of India. Even before the inception of rail traveling in India, Maharajahs of India had a keen fascination with these moving wonders on wheels invented by James Watt. A journey in the train offers you -

  • Cultural voyage through insider experiences
  • A historical journey with forts and palaces
  • Guided tours to World Heritage Sites
  • Excursions into National Parks to witness untamed wildlife
  • Arrangement of folk dances at select destinations performed by local artists
  • Traditional Indian hospitality

What will the train offer?

Recreating the lifestyle of a princely era, the 14 guest carriages of the Maharajas’ Express are each named after a precious stone. The Presidential Suite, the only of its kind in the world, spans an entire carriage and is aptly called the Navratna. The train has a four-cabin configuration – Presidential Suite, Suite, Junior Suite and Deluxe Cabin. Let’s give you a virtual tour f the train -

  • Restaurants – The Maharajas’ Express has two thematic fine dining restaurants. One of the restaurants is named “Mayur Mahal”, named after India’s national bird peacock, while the other is named “Rang Mahal” literally meaning ‘The Palace of Colours’.
  • Lounge Bar – With a perfect blend of grandeur and modern amenities, the train is well accommodated with a Lounge Bar for the guests who enjoy drinks over a friendly chat.
  • Deluxe Cabin – Winning accolades on international level for its services and facilities, the Deluxe Cabin of Maharajas’ Express offers high-end feel, with its lavish interiors.
  • Junior Suite – The train coaches of Junior suites are named after the precious gems Moti(Pearl), Panna(Emerald), Manik(Ruby), Gomed(Hessonite), Moonga(Coral) & Pukhraj(Sapphire).
  • Suite – Everything about the train oozes richness, and the suites in the train are luxury redefined.
  • Presidential Suite – One of the most supremely sumptuous suites of this train is its Presidential Suite.


Staying on-board Maharajas’ Express, one of India’s luxury train is truly a memorable experience where the guests enjoy all the facilities and amenities of a 5-star hotel. Some of such luxuries are LCD TV with satellite connection, choice of double and twin beds, attached bathroom with complimentary toiletries, centralized AC, Wi-Fi, butlers, electronic safe, Direct dial telephone with international calling, etc.

Awards & Accolades

The Maharajas' Express was voted "The World's Leading Luxury Train" five times in a row at The World Travel Awards in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. It is the most expensive luxury train in the World.  Maharajas' Express also received the first runner up award in the Specialist Train Operators Category at Conde Nast Travelers Reader Choice Travel Award in 2011.


Maharajas Express FacilitiesSoaked in luxury, bathed with nostalgia, experience an era of elegant traveling with the romance of Indian Maharajas.

  • The Train
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge & Bar Cars
  • Deluxe Cabin
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite
  • Presidential Suite