Luxury Train Journey of Golden Triangle
Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi
As the name suggests, the journey Gems of India takes the guests to destinations that can be referred as jewels in the crown of the nation. The itinerary takes you to the three of the most fascinating tour destinations in India – Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. The trip both begins and concludes in Delhi that is well connected through all means of transportation to places within and outside India. Champagne breakfast atop Taj Khema overlooking the astonishing Taj Mahal in Agra. A Game drive through Ranthambore National Park witnessing the rich diversity of fauna and flora and an engaging Elephant Polo match and champagne dinner at Jai Mahal Palace in Jaipur.
|Fare Starting From||$ 3,850|
|Season||Oct To Apr|
DAY 1 – DELHI
- Guests assemble at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station for Welcome & Check in formalities.
- Dinner on-board.
- The Maharajas’ Express proceeds for Agra.Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.
DAY 2 – AGRA
- Arrive into Agra. Proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
- Champagne breakfast atop Taj Khema.
- Return to comforts of Maharajas’ Express OR Visit to Itmad-ud-daula Or visit to Fatehpur Sikri as an Optional Tour.
- Lunch on board
- Post Lunch proceeds to visit the Agra Fort OR you may choose for optional activities such as Spa at a 5 star hotel, private shopping tour.
- Return to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express OR yow may watch “Mohabbat The Taj Show” as an Optional Activity.
- Dinner on-board.
- The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Sawai Madhopur.
DAY 3 – RANTHAMBORE – JAIPUR
- Train arrives at Sawai Madhopur.Proceed for an exciting Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park.
- Return to the Maharajas’ Express.
- Breakfast on board.
- The Maharajas’ Express departs for Jaipur.Lunch on Board.
- Arrive into Jaipur
- Proceed to visit the Amber Fort OR You may also choose the optional activities such as Spa facilities at a 5 star hotel OR private shopping tour OR golfing at Rambagh Golf club OR Visit to City Palace & The Observatory (Jantar Mantar).
- Proceed to City Palace/Jai Mahal Palace for an exclusive Elephant Activity where guests may choose to indulge to paint them,feed them or take a joy ride followed by dance performance and dinner.
- Return to the comforts of the Maharajas’ Express.
- The Maharajas’ Express leaves for Delhi.Overnight on the Maharajas’ Express.
DAY 4 – DELHI
- Breakfast on-board.
- Disembark and bid farewell to the Maharajas’ Express as your journey comes to an end!
- Itinerary, destinations and scheduled departures may change without prior notice.
- Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details,prices and bookings of optional activities.
Jaipur is the capital Rajasthan state in Northern India. The city is named after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber and was founded on 18 November 1727. Jaipur city is enclosed within hills with fascinating bazaars, well known museums, opulent palaces and historical sights. This city of Rajputs is well known for its fairs and fests. The festivals include kite festival, camel festival, teej, elephant festival to name a few. The city is also known as Pink City of India.
Tourist Attractions in Jaipur:
Amber Fort (Amer Fort): 11 kms from Jaipur, it was once the capital of the Minas – the original inhabitants of this area. Visitors enjoy elephant ride up the hills to admire massive gateways, pillared pavilions and palaces. The architecture is a fine blend of the Mughal and Rajput schools of architecture, beautifully combining white marble and red stone. The Amber Palace is a splendid complex built within the Amber Fort. Large gardens, grand chambers and rooms coupled with a beautiful decoration and excellent planning mark the construction of the Amber Palace
City Palace:It is in the heart of city and home to the rulers of Jaipur since 18th century. The complex is superb blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture, with open and airy Mughal style buildings. Part of complex is open to the public as museum. It treasures, which include miniature paintings, manuscripts, carpets, musical instruments, royal costumes and weaponry, provide a spectacular view of Jaipur’s past.
Jantar Mantar:It is one of the largest and best preserved among the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh II. Built between 1728 and 1734, the observatory has been described as “the most realistic and logical landscape in stone”. Some of its instruments are still used to forecast how hot the summer will be and also expected monsoon conditions.
Hawa Mahal:Also known as ‘Palace of Winds’ and built in 1799. It is a five storeys extraordinary facade of airy openings and windows and was designed in this way to enable veiled women of the palace to watch unnoticed the outside lively street scenes