Indian Railway is going to provide a new comfort of traveling for national and International tourists soon after the announcement of Maharaja Express. So get prepared to spend around A Lac if want to travel with Royal comfort.
On next Saturday i.e on 20/03/2010 Railway Minister Smt. Mamata Banerjee is going to flag out the first Maharaja Express from Kolkata station. The train will provide all comfort like a palace to its travelers.
Scheduled Plan for Maharaja Express :
- The train will roam around the country for next 6 Days and 7 nights via Delhi, Varanasi, Bandhavgarh, Khajuraho,Gwalior and Agra.
- It will have four travel plans namely Princely India, Royal India, Classical India and Celestial India which will cover different part of the country with various routs within 7 – 8 days.This new effort of Railway is a joint venture with IRCTC, Cox & Kings.
- The entire train will have 88 passengers on board with suit for everyone. Each and every cabin of the suit will have large windows to have a better view of the country.
- Apart from that all luxury facility like AC with temperature control, LCD TV, DVD players, Telephone, Internet, In house movie, etc will be well available in the train to keep the travelers entertained throughout the journey.
This first run of the train is not open to public now. Its only for the tour operators to get them satisfied with the service so that they can sell this to their customers. Approximately its going to take another three month to get it started for the travelers as confirmed by sources.
Rates of Maharaja Express
Those who are thinking about the charge of this royal treatment, let me tell you all its going to get costlier from Indian point of view.
- The cheapest fare in the Delux cabin will come around US$ 800
- The next two slab of fare would be US$ 900 and US$ 1400 in Junior suit & Suit respectively.
- The most costly suit i.e Presidential suit would costs around US$ 2500.
This five star train seems to be well attractive to foreign tourist who are not familiar with our Geographical vast and also to those who wouldn’t compare money with such Royal Treatment. Tour operations are hopeful to sell this most foreigners only.
For more information please visit the Official Website