The Deccan Odyssey train is jointly owned by Indian Railways &
Maharashtra State Govt & onboard hospitality is managed by Taj Group
The operations of Indian Maharaja Train tour circuit is handled by
local tour operator.
The 7 Nights/8 Days Indian Maharaja Train Tour from New Delhi to Mumbai
departs from New Delhi on Wednesday evening & covers Agra Taj
mahal(Thurs); Pink city of Jaipur(Fri);Ranthambhore Tiger
Reserve(Sat);Udaipur Lake City (Sun); Ellora caves(Mon); Ajanta
caves(Tue) ; before reaching Mumbai next Wednesday Morning
Indian Maharaja Train Tour Program - From Delhi
Day 1 : Wed : DELHI Depart
Report at Safderjung Railway Station by 530 p.m.
After traditional welcome,be escorted to respective cabins
Train departs by 9 p.m.
2 : Thurs : AGRA
Morning visit The Taj Mahal, one of the eight wonders of the modern world &
built entirely of white marble, whose stunning architecture is beyond
Afternoon excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri, first
planned Mughal City built in mid 16th century and also a fine amalgamation
of Indian Persian and Islamic architecture
Day 3: Fri: JAIPUR
Morning excursion to 16th century built Amber Fort Palace & tourists
can ride up to the fort from the base of the hill on elephants
Afternoon visit 18th Century built Pink City palace complex with an
impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings.Nearby is
located UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jantar Mantar,an operational Sun Dial
Day 4 : Sat : RANTHAMBHORE
Early morning & afternoon safari to Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve,
Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is known for its tigers and is one of the
best places in India to see these majestic predators in the jungle. Tigers
can be easily spotted even during the day time.Other major wild animals
include leopard, nilgai, dhole, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear and
chital. It is also home to wide variety of trees, plants, birds and
reptiles. Ranthambore is also the site for one of the largest banyan trees
Day 5 : Sun : UDAIPUR
Welcome to the former capital of Mewar Kingdom,founded in 16th Century,by
rulers of Chittorgarh and often called the "Venice of the East"and
also nicknamed the "Lake City"
Apart from its glorious history, culture and scenic locations, Udaipur is
also famous for The Lake Palace, covering an entire island in the Pichola
Lake. & now converted into a luxury hotel.Your tour includes visit to
the impressive City Palace,towering on the east bank of Lake Pichola, with
overlapping parathions, terraces, corridors and gardens, built between 16th
to 18th Century
Day 6 : Mon : ELLORA & AURANGABAD
After early breakfast,proceed for excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site
of Ellora caves
You feast your eyes on one of the finest examples of cave - temple
architecture in the world.These rock cut houses have detailed facades and
exceptionally carved interiors,dating between 4th to 8th century A.D
and symbolize the unique amalgamation of three different faiths of
Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.
Day 7 : Tue : AJANTA
From Jalgaon Railway station drive 1.5 hrs to UNESCO World Heritage Site of
These historical manmade caves,dating back to 3rd Century A.D. Comprise of
beautiful paintings on the walls and ceilings that depict the life of the
Buddha and are considered the finest masterpiece of Buddhist art and
Day 8 : Wed : MUMBAI Arrive
Train arrives in Mumbai by 745 a.m.Check-out after breakfast by 815 a.m.
The Centrally Air-Conditioned Indian Maharaja Deccan
Odyssey Train offer option to travel in Deluxe cabins Or Presidential
Suites.Onboard are facilities of Bar Lounge, Two dining car saloons;
aryuvedic spa centre; conference saloon car, business centre & mini gym.
All cabins have attached private bathrooms with toiletries of international
7 Nights Indian Maharaja Train
Tour Ex Delhi/Mumbai 2012-13 Season
Indian Maharaja Train tour Cost Includes:
Travel & Overnight stay in richly furnished deluxe cabins with &
attached bathrooms; bed tea, breakfast, lunch &, dinner; bottled
drinking water; pre-paid sightseeing tours in each town visited; Entrance
fee at monuments & wildlife reserves, Cultural programs as per tour
EXTRA COSTS (Not Included in train tour) :
video/ professional camera fees at monuments & wild life parks;
Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone calls &
internet, Use of Business Centre & Spa Car Facilities, travel tour
insurance; tips ;arrangements for air tickets or Indian Visa ;Hotel Stay &
sightseeing tours in Mumbai Or Delhi, and all other expenses of personal
The Indian Maharaja Booking Procedure :
We require Names/Nationality/date of birth of all the passengers to
process the booking
Booking will be confirmed on receipt of advance deposit of US$ 1500
Balance / Full payment must reach us at least 91 days before train
Booking request received < 91 days before tour depart will be
confirmed on receipt of One Time full tour amount
e-travel documents will be issued on receipt of passport details of
all the passengers & full tour amount
Payment Options :
Either by Online Credit Card Authorization
Swift wire transfer through your bank
Cheque payable at par in New Delhi
The Indian Maharaja Cancellation Rules :
1. Only written requests will be entertained for cancellation.
2. The cancellation rules are governed by Management of Train Tour Company &
liability of Lawrence Travels & Tours Pvt. Ltd is limited to that of
booking agent only
3. If booking cancelled> 95 days before tour depart, Minimum
cancellation levy of US$ 1,000 per person
4. If booking cancelled between 65 to 90 days prior to tour depart, minimum
30% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee.
5. If booking cancelled between 46 to 60 days prior to tour depart, minimum
50% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee.
6. Request for cancellation received < 45 days prior to tour depart,
full 100% of ticket value will be charged as cancellation fee & advance
7. Requests for postponement of journey OR change in names will be governed
by cancellation rules.
8. Non receipt of full payment < 95 days prior to tour depart will be
governed by cancellation rules.
9. Disputes, if any, are subject to jurisdiction of courts of New Delhi
10. No show, self curtailment of journey, un-willingness to proceed with
train tour, for whatsoever reason is governed by cancellation rules.
11. Guests have to make self arrangements to obtain Indian Visa, before
12. Train Manager reserves the right to amend day to day tour program, at
short notice, to suit local logistics.
13. Full refund will be made to guest if train tour is canceled due to
14. The Deccan Odyssey train is owned by MTDC,but The Indian Maharaja Train
tour is operated by Indian travel company of TCI.
15. Maximum Liability of Lawrence Travels & Tours pvt. Ltd,New Delhi is
limited to that of booking agent only & not Principal Train Tour
16. It is suggested to pre-purchase Tour Insurance from country of orgin of