Amazing Facts about The World’s Leading Luxury Train- Maharajas' Express!

Maharajas’ Express has always been a symbol of India and also one of the most popular trains in the country. Maharajas’ Express chugged for the first time on March 2010 and since then; it has been regarded as the World’s Leading Luxury Train. Not because of the hefty ticket fares, but the luxury hospitality is what everyone dreams about. If you really wish to enjoy the beautiful destinations traveling through the 7 Nights & 8 Days, the Maharajas’ Express will bring you in a moment of divine pleasure. Everything here indeed one of the best and you may certainly like the way the train presents its in-house hospitality. So, let’s get to know some Amazing Facts about The World’s Leading Luxury Train- Maharajas’ Express!

Amazing Facts about The World’s Leading Luxury Train- Maharajas’ Express!

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1. The Amazing Award Streak

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Everyone rightly says so the Maharajas’ Express is not just a Luxury train, but it is a divine experience. Exclusively, the train has received “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 now considered to be 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.

2. The Fabulous Destinations

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The Maharajas’ Express comes along with 5 fabulous tourism packages that have the best experieurism starts on from once. The packages include Treasures of India, Heritage of India, Gems of India, Indian Panorama and also The Indian Splendour. Maharajas’ Express is continuing to run these trains of which two are short-term Golden Triangle (Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra) tours and rest three are week-long pan-Indian voyages. All of these packages are certainly very expensive.

3. The Luxury Cabins

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When we hear about The World’s Leading Luxury Train is running in India, what comes to your mind first? Yes, the royal indulgence is what the decor of the cabins is. However, here is a list of the Cabin Configuration that comes around.

  • 5 Deluxe Cars
  • 6 Junior Suite Cars
  • 2 Suite Cars
  • 1 Presidential Suite car
  • 1 Bar car and 1 Lounge Car
  • 2 Restaurant cars
  • 1 Kitchen Car
  • 1 Staff Coach
  • 1 Executive Manager & Tour Manager Coach

4. The Exclusive Carriages

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Maharajas’ Express is a kilometer long with 14 guest carriages, named after precious stones like Heera (diamond), Moti (Pearl), Neelam (Blue Sapphire), Monga (Coral), Feeroza (Turquoise),  Pukhraj (Sapphire) and so on. The train has 14 carriages with 43 individual cabins provide seating and sleeping capacity for 88 guests. There are 20 Deluxe Cabins, 18 Junior Suites, 4 Suites and a Presidential Suite offering 5-star equivalent accommodation. The Maharajas’ Express Presidential Suite is the first such a rail carriage of its kind in the world for commercial use.

5. All the Features:

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The Maharajas’ Express train has been equipped with modern amenities to offer comfortable onboard experiences to the guest, such as pneumatic suspension, live television, wifi, attached bathroom, dining cars, bar, lounge, and souvenir shop. Larger cabins have roll-top baths and spacious sitting rooms. The train involves 23 colossal carriages. These incorporate rich settlement, eating, bar, parlor, generator and store autos. It is indeed one of the finest accommodations to use.

6. Exploring the Wild

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An excursion on board Maharajas’ Express is rich and sumptuous, as well as bold also. A wilderness safari in Ranthambore National Park is included on each agenda of the train so visitors can feel a spine shuddering rush amid their happy trip to India. So the expressions come up with the best exploring destinations including Taj Mahal, the Khajuraho sanctuaries, natural life environs of Ranthambore, Fatehpur Sikri and the blessed washing Ghats of Varanasi.

7. Dining in Royale

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There is Gourmet feasting on board the maharaja train, orchestrated in 2 eating coaches who are named Rang Mahal (Color Palace) and Mayur Mahal (Peacock Palace). The plates are fine Limoges, edged with gold, the glasses Swarovski hand-cut precious stone and the cutlery monogrammed with the letter M. Assortment of food served on board. Restaurant menus include traditional Indian cuisines along with Continental, Chinese and International cuisines.

8. The Exclusive Bar

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A dedicated bar carriage, the Rajah Club, offers wines, liqueurs, spirits, and beers along with snacks and starters and a lounge cum bar called the Safari bar equipped with a multilingual library and board games offers a casual lounge experience. The tariff includes drinks on board; the drinks served in the bar are IMFL (Indian Manufactured foreign Liquor). So you can enjoy the luxury and get indulged in the beautiful and luxury lifestyle to focus on.

9. The Glory of Maharajas’

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The Maharaja Express is the most extravagant extravagance train in Asia and the most costly extravagance train on the planet. It was named one of the World’s Top 25 Trains by The Society of International Railway Travelers. One can get tastefulness of a past time and best in class luxuries mix flawlessly to offer 5 Star living in the insides of the Maharajas’ Express. It has certainly captured everyone’s ode of imagination likely to be one of the best ways possible.

10. The Glory of the Train

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Maharajas’ Express is one of a kind train with luxury amenities everywhere. It takes special care of hospitality and probably this is one of the major reasons why people are in so much love with it.  It has a total of spacious 23 carriages used as guest carriages, restaurant carriages, bar carriages, generator, parlor, and store autos. This means that you can personally book any car and opt for a local travel ride to enjoy this wonderful time. It only takes a few moments of time to enjoy the splendid tourism in India. So overall, everyone is actually in love with the divine beauty of the train. It is also very expensive at the same time.
So, here are some of the Amazing Facts about The World’s Leading Luxury Train- Maharajas’ Express! Hope you enjoyed the article. You can also visit the official IRCTC website to know more about The World’s Leading Luxury Train- Maharajas’ Express! Mention in your views about on what you think about the Maharajas’ Express.

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Shwetank Gupta July 21, 2018 at 8:57 pm

I am going to explore its journey soon.

Shalini Mukherjee July 21, 2018 at 11:43 pm

Sure 🙂

Maharaja Express October 15, 2019 at 11:04 am

The Maharajas’ Express is a luxury tourist trainowned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. It runs on 5 circuits covering more than 12 destinations across North-West and Central India, mainly centered on Rajasthan between the months of October and April.

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