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Maharaja Express - Treasures of India


Duration: 04 Days/03 Nights
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi

Treasures of India journey on board Maharajas Express is perhaps the most luxurious way to embark on the famous golden triangle tour circuit in India comprising of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Leaving behind the usual hassles of train travel in India, the tour on board Maharajas Express ensure that you get to travel in the previously unseen luxury of train interiors equipped with state of the art amenities. Off tours excursions with guides to bring alive the attractions you are traveling to add to the romance of the famous golden triangle tour.


Day 01: Sunday: Delhi - Agra
Agra Fort, Agra Safdarjung Railway Station is the hub of activity as an exciting sojourn across the never-never lands is just about to begin. The Maharajas' Express is especially decked for you and the Treasures of India tour is shortly about to commence. This tour will offer you a glimpse into some of the most stunning creations of Mughal and Rajput architecture along with a dash of wildlife in Ranthambore.
After fulfilling your check-in formalities proceed to board the train. The train will roll into Agra in the second half of the day wherein you’ll be taken to a sightseeing tour of the World Heritage Agra Fort.
Enjoy a champagne evening later and return to the comfort of the train for your overnight stay.


Day 02: Monday: Agra - Ranthambore
Ranthambore Today’s sightseeing involves early morning trip to Taj Mahal, the most iconic monument of India and one of the seven Modern Wonders of the World. Explore this manmade wonder built entirely of white marble and studded with exquisite carvings and calligraphy.
Later return to the train to continue your sojourn to the next destination. The lunch will be served on board as the train crisscrosses through mesmerizing terrains to Ranthambore.
As the train chugs into Sawai Madhopur Station, you’ll be taken to answer the call of the wild in Ranthambore National Park. It is one of the most popular tiger reserves in India and considered to be the best bet when it comes to spotting the elusive cats.
Return to the train after an exciting game drive. The train will move along to Jaipur and the dinner will be served in the in-house restaurant aboard the luxury train.


Day 03: Tuesday: Jaipur
The “Pink City” Jaipur is perhaps one of the most colorful cities of India. The tradition and modernity jostle with each other in the capital city of Rajasthan. Renowned for resplendent fortresses and colorful bazaars, Jaipur is one of the major tourist destinations in India. Today’s sightseeing involves trip to the mighty Amber Fort. The guests may choose from options of going for shopping for handicrafts, souvenir, textiles and jewelries in famous Jaipur bazaars, rejuvenating spa treatment in a deluxe property or sightseeing of the City Palace and Jantar Mantar (the Royal Observatory).
Later return to the train for dinner and overnight stay


Day 04: Wednesday: Delhi
Delhi Your Treasures of India itinerary will come to an end today. After a leisurely breakfast on board the train, bid adieu to your Maharajas Express Rail Tour and continue on to your onward journey.

Schedule

Treasures of India Departure Dates for Season 2014-15 & 2015-16

Jan 2016 To Dec 2016 Jan 2017 To Apr 2017
Jan - 9 January - 7
Feb - 6 February - 4
Mar - 5 March - 4
Apr - 2 Apr - 1
Oct - 15  
Nov - 12  
Dec - 10  

Tariff

Treasures of India (4 Days/3 Nights)

Rooming Deluxe Cabin Junior Suite Suite Presidential Suite
Adult $ 3, 850 $ 4, 950 $ 7, 600 $ 12, 900
Single Supplement $ 2, 910 $ 4, 460 $ 7, 600 $ 12, 900
Child
(Sharing Cabin with Parents, 5-12 yrs.)
$ 1, 930 $ 2, 480 $ 3, 800 $ 6, 500
Note: Service tax as per the current rates will be charged extra. The current tax is 3.09%

Payment Terms

In case of FIT’s:

  • 25% of the published price plus applicable taxes at the time of confirming the booking along with names.
  • Balance payment 60 days prior to the departure.

In case of Group Booking (Group booking means booking of at least 15 paid adults travelling together on particular departure).

  • 25% of the published price plus applicable taxes at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Next 25% (i.e. cumulative 50%) of published price 90 days prior to departure.
  • Balance payment 60 days prior to departure along with the naming list.
  • In all such cases the IA/ TA/ PSA undertakes to explain to the clients about all Terms & Conditions of booking and Travel on Maharajas’ Express and get a copy of booking form signed by the client as an acknowledgement. In case it is signed by the IA/ TA/ PSA-IA/ PSA-TA on behalf of the client, it will be presumed that the conditions have been accepted by the client.

In case of full train booking (i.e. booking of the full train for a scheduled departure)

  • 25% of the published price plus applicable taxes at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Next 25% (i.e. cumulative 50%) 120 days prior to departure.
  • Balance payment 90 days prior to departure.
  • Naming list needs to be submitted 30 days prior to departure for the purpose of insurance, off board services, cabin allotment etc.
  • In all such cases the IA/ TA/ PSA undertakes to explain the clients about all T&C of booking and Travel on Maharajas Express and get a copy of booking form signed by the client as an acknowledgement. In case it is signed by the IA/ TA/ PSA on behalf of the client, it will be presumed that the conditions have been accepted by the client.
  • For full train booking during X-Mas and New Year additional 10% of tariff (including supplement charges for X-Mas and New Year) will be payable. Entire amount is payable at the time of booking and it will be non refundable.

In case of Charter Booking (booking of the full train for a modified/different itinerary during season or any booking outside the announced departures):

  • 25% of the agreed price plus applicable taxes at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Next 25% (i.e. cumulative 50%) of agreed price 120 days prior to departure.
  • Balance payment on agreed price 90 days prior to departure.
  • Naming list needs to be submitted 30 days prior to departure for the purpose of insurance, off board services, cabin allotment etc.
  • In all such cases the IA/ TA/ PSA undertakes to explain the clients about all T&C of booking and Travel on Maharajas Express and get a copy of booking form signed by the client as an acknowledgement. In case it is signed by the IA/ TA/ PSA on behalf of the client, it will be presumed that the conditions have been accepted by the client.

The following cancellation charges will apply:

Cancellations:

For any cancellation days are counted excluding the date of departure

In case of FIT’s:

  • 60 days or more prior to departure, 25 % of published price.
  • 45 to 59 days prior to departure, 50% of the published price.
  • 0 to 44 days prior to departure, 100% of the published price.

In case of Group Booking:

  • 90 days or more prior to departure, 25 % of published price.
  • 60 to 89 days prior to departure, 50% of the published price.
  • 0 to 59 days prior to departure, 100% of the published price.

In case of Full Train Booking:

  • 120 days or more prior to departure, 25 % of published price.
  • 90 to 119 days prior to departure, 50% of the published price.
  • 0 to 89 days prior to departure, 100% of the published price.

In case of Charter Booking:

  • 120 days or more prior to departure, 25 % of agreed price.
  • 90 to 119 days prior to departure, 50% of the agreed price.
  • 0 to 89 days prior to departure, 100% of the agreed price.

REFUND

IRCTC reserves the right to determine the amount of refund value in case of cancellation and amendments. The decision on the quantum of refund will be final as that made by IRCTC. The refund will be made in the name of the IA/TA/PSA. There will be no refund for unutilized services unless specified. In no circumstances whatever shall the IA/ TA/ PSA make or promise any refund on or in respect of the tours, deviations in route/service or vouchers supplied by IRCTC without previous reference to IRCTC and by its written authority.  Where the IA/ TA/ PSA makes such representations, the IA/ TA/ PSA would be solely responsible and incur full liability for such representation including  but not limited to damages, compensation and specific performance.

Other Terms & Condition

Christmas & New Year, Signature Journey Supplement Charges:

  • There will be supplement charge of USD 500 per pax travelling during the tour falling on New Year eve and Christmas.
  • The supplement charge will be applicable for child between 05-12 years also.
  • Supplement charges may  be applicable for certain signature journeys as announced by IRCTC from time to time.

No show/enroute termination of tour/amendment:

  • In case of No Show/non-arrival of the guest, no Refund/adjustment in future travel will be admissible.
  • En route termination of tour: In case of termination of tour by the guest, no refund/adjustment for future travel will be made.
  • Amendment: is admissible only during the serious health problems (supported by Doctor certificate) and is entirely at discretion of IRCTC and further subject to availability of the seats. No refunds are permissible.  Every case will be decided on merit and case-to-case basis. No amendment is permissible in case of booking of groups or full train booking or charters.

CHILD POLICY

Maharajas' Express does accommodate children but we ask parents to be mindful of the sophisticated adult atmosphere we endeavour to maintain.

  • Children below 5 years shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking. However, this is not recommended by us.
  • Single child (5 years - 12 years) - 50% of the adult fare, subject to sharing of double bed with two full paid adults. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking. However, this is not recommended by us.
  • Please note that we do not have the facility for interconnecting cabins except in the Presidential Suite Car.
  • All applicable taxes will be charged extra.

Facilities

Accommodation
As the name suggests, Maharaja's Express offers a truly royal accommodation for its passengers. It is well-equipped with 5-star hotel facilities and services, offering its guests a royal experience. The train takes its guests across the various destinations starting from north to south.
The accommodation includes five carriages for Deluxe Cabins, six for Junior Suites, two for Suites and one for grand Presidential Suite. Each cabin is especially fitted with a huge window for providing its guests the opportunity to see the outside beauty. There are 23 AC luxuriously decorated coaches on the train.
All the cabins have individual temperature controls, the one of its kind in India and state-of-the-art facilities like LCD televisions, direct dial telephone, DVD players, Internet and environmentally friendly wash rooms. The facility of in-house movies and live television is also available to keep the guests entertained. Each cabin is also installed with its own electronic safe deposit box.


Attendants
There are attendants at your service round the clock to ensure your comfortable sojourn on the train. Every need of each passenger is taken care of.


Restaurants
Rang Mahal and Peacock  are the two beautiful restaurants on board, having an accommodation facility of 42 people at a time. Complimentary wines and beer are also served with the dinner. A variety of lip-smacking cuisines like Indian, Continental and Chinese are served in the restaurants.


Bar and Lounges
Safari Bar on board is stocked with a wide range of wines, liquor and beer which comes complimentary to every traveller on the train. Scrumptious snacks are also provided along with the drinks. There is a lounge on the train that has a bar comprising game tables as well as club arm chairs for the comfort of its passengers.


Guides
Guests are also provided with professional and qualified English-speaking guides, who share the knowledge with passengers while exploring the attractions.


Smoking Policy
According to the Indian law smoking is not allowed in the train.


Charters
The Maharajas' Express also offers its booking facility for weddings, conferences or any other exclusive event.



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