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Maharajas’ Express heads south, to focus on domestic passengers

Luxury train Maharajas’ Express,  is now embarking on a new journey, a tour of the Southern States,  with a focus on domestic passengers. The Maharajas’ Express, bestowed the “World’s Leading Luxury Train” award at the World Travel Awards for five consecutive years from 2012 to 2016.

Key Highlights:

  1. Train route would cover, Chettinad/Karaikudi, Mammalapuram, Mysuru, Hampi and Goa
  2. Passengers would be treated to a host of cultural activities, with the IRCTC tying up with the State’s tourism department
  3. The 23-coach train, with a capacity of 88 guests, has bar-cum-lounges, two restaurants, and many state-of-the-art features

Special monsoon offers are now available, the officials said. Tariffs in Indian rupees have been introduced for the ‘monsoon special’ itinerary. This includes a 50% discount for the 8-day package, which starts at around Rs. 5 lakh per person. “But under this offer, with one booking, one companion can travel for free,” said Mr. Jagannathan. This apart, one-day and three-day trips at around Rs. 33,250 and Rs. 66,500, inclusive of taxes, are also on offer.

Bookings are now open, and for details, those interested can log on towww.the-maharajas.comor call 9840902916 or 9840902919 on working days or email ravindran.m@irctc.com

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