Maharajas’ Express commences first Celestial India Tour

Maharajas’ Express, a pan-India super luxury train was flagged off recently by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee from Kolkata. Sultan Ahmed, Minister of State for Tourism and other ministers were also present on the occasion. The train is being operated by Royale Indian Rail Tours Ltd (RIRTL), a Joint Venture between Cox & Kings (India) Ltd and Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).

As per the company release, the itineraries include the Celestial India Tour, the Classical India Tour (the Celestial India tour in the reverse with minor changes), The Princely India Tour (an eight-day itinerary that will follow the Mumbai-Vadodara-Udaipur-Jhodhpur-Bikaner-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Agra-Delhi route) and the Royal India Tour (the Princely India tour in the reverse with minor changes.

The cost per journey on the Princely India Tour and Celestial India Tour starts from USD 6,400 per person on twin-sharing basis to USD 20,000 in a Presidential Suite. The cost per journey on the Royal India Tour and Classical India Tour starts from USD 5,600 per person on twin-sharing basis to USD 17,500 in a Presidential Suite.

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