Maharajas’ Express- Two Super-Luxury lines in South India (Special offers)

The Maharajas’ Express is a luxury tourist train owned 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.

Since the inception of Maharaja’s luxury tourist carrier from the year 2012 till date, there has been a lot of positive reviews about the services provided through the use of Maharaja’s Express trains. Whenever a new tourist visits India and with the very notion of reaching out to the beauty of the countries in and beyond, they have always made the right choice by getting involved with the provisions of maharaja’s Express.

These wonderful and cool super-luxury trains have been a popular option for tourists and travellers willing to experience India’s rich heritage and culture and explore the myriad of cities, towns and villages in royalty.

India is that country where the authorities in every sector have the urging desire to reach every nook and hook of their nation in a fascinating way, to have achieved this , they are expanding the network of its super-luxury trains, under the watch of Indian Railways and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) by announcing two new lines of their flagship luxury train Maharajas’ Express.

These two new lines have been named as ‘Southern Sojourn’ and ‘Southern Jewels’ which will be covering many places in India but on the priority list are prominent destinations in West and South India.

The lines will be open to the public and tourists on September 2017, the Railways have planned attractive offers to promote the commitment of the domestic travellers during the monsoon period of June-July 2017, in a bid to promote the launch of the new Maharajas’ Express.

The Southern Sojourn – Monsoon Special starts from Mumbai on 24th June 2017 through Goa, Hampi, Mysore, Cochin, Alleppey and terminates at Trivandrum.

The Southern Jewels – Monsoon Special departs from Trivandrum on 1st July 2017 and terminates at Mumbai covering Chettinad, Mahabalipuram, Mysore, Hampi and Goa.


Every destination has a visit to monuments and local sight-seeing for its travellers, you can’t keep off record  the very importance giving to the need for a tourist to fill his eyes and mind with beautiful outlook of his new environment, to reach for this target, the Travel Establishment provided a package to give a stop at the beautiful parts of the country and depending on the travellers choice of route, here also is an opportunity to enjoy traditional cultural performances at Cochin, a visit to the Coir Factory and a cruise experience with lunch at Alleppey and much more along the each city.

These jounreys will span a time period of 8 days and 7 nights.

The regular trip of Southern Sojourn will start from Mumbai on 9 Sep 2017 and Southern Jewels will start from Trivandrum on 16 Sep 2017.

“On the booking of first adult on twin sharing at full cost, the second adult sharing the same cabin will be on Complimentary Basis,” said the Railways in a press release.

Additionally, a guest booking a ‘Deluxe Cabin’ can upgrade to a ‘Junior Suite’ by paying only 50 per cent of the difference in tariff between the two fares.

Fares under the monsoon special itenararies of the Maharaja Express are as follows:

Passengers are allowed to avail part of the total journey, limited on a maximum of 2 nights 3 days on a fixed price of  USD 500 / Rs 33250.00 per day per person on twin sharing basis. And for single occupancy basis the charges are USD 800 / Rs 53200.00.

The new dimension of comfort which has visited the corridor of India railway is going to help improve the good notes to be written back home by the visitors withing this period of time.


The tourist or whomever is to ride on this heaven on rail is expected to forget all his worries and enjoy the fresh air while it lasts, the bathroom, couch, food, clean water and on spot room keeping are there to assist you and ensure your comfort and happiness even more than your expectations is met.