Maharaja Express is one of the leading luxury trains that has been awarded by the World Travel Awards as the “World’s Leading Luxury Train” from the years beginning 2012 to 2016. This luxury train will show rich culture of our country and allow you to see the heritage sites. The train promises to make your journey memorable like never before.
The facilities and the luxury services that this train provides are worth praising. IRCTC, Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation recently announced t introduce two more circuits in this train. Both of these two new features will be mainly emphasis on the domestic traveling.
According to the Railway Minister, the Train will commence these two circuits from the month of June this year. The name of these luxurious trips is given below:
- “Southern Sojourn”
- “Southern Jewels.”
Both of these circuits will be newly added to cover stations
- Mysore, and Trivandrum
So, from June this year, besides other destinations, this train will cover these stations too.
You can plan to book your ticket now as IRCTC is offering a free ticket with a ticket to promote this train to the people in masses.
These two new circuits will start from June or July, and the regular destinations will start from September. Let us now look at few things that make this train an exclusive and luxurious one:
Fare of this Train. If you are traveling via this train, you will be asked to pay the charges of $800 or Rs. 53,200. In case, you can use the manager to book the train on twin share basis, and you will be asked to pay the nominal charges of $500 or Rs. 33,250.00/day only. All of these prices do not include taxes. This per person twin sharing charge is limited to 2N/3D only.
Let us now check the dates to when this train will commence and from which station.
- Southern Sojourn we call it, Monsoon Special train will commence from Mumbai station on the 24th of the month of June this year.
- Southern Jewels, another new circuit, and the Monsoon Special train will start from Trivandrum station on the 1st of the month of July this year.
- Regular arrival and departure of this train will begin from the month of September this year on 9th and 16th September.
As a part of sales and promotional offer, IRCTC is giving an offer of buy 1 and get 1 free
If you are booking your train ticket on a twin-sharing basis and paying the full amount on one ticket, then the second ticket would be given for free. This offer is valid only on the twin sharing basis. One of the best offers provided by IRCTC so far as you can now travel with your better half and pay for the single ticket only.
In case, you are booking a ticket for the Deluxe Cabin, and then you are allowed to make changes and upgrade your ticket to the Junior Suite. For this, you just have to pay the 50% of the money that comes after calculating the difference between the tariff of Junior Suite and Deluxe Cabin.