On October 6, 2012, Maharajas’ Express’ ‘Heritage of India’ successfully embarked on its first round of the season from Mumbai’s Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus.
(TRAVPR.COM) INDIA - October 8th, 2012 - Heritage of India, one of the newly introduced pan-Indian journeys by Maharajas’ Express witnessed a successful launch at Mumbai’s Chattrapati Shivaji Terminal on 6th October, 2012. Personals from different media houses and dignitaries from government departments gathered at Chattrapati Shivaji Terminal on the day to be a part of this grand launching ceremony. On September 29, 2012, Maharajas’ Express had run its first course of journey for the season 2012-13 from Delhi’s Safdarjung Railway Station. The first journey has had guests from across the globe with many from Brazil, New Zealand, UK, US and France.
All excited to discover their own country in the most luxurious manner aboard Maharajas’ Express, the train also has Indian guests. With IRCTC’s special festive discounts for Indian Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and for those with Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI), journeys falling on or near Indian festivals Dussehra and Diwali would be available at discounted rates. For more details on these offers, you may visit http://www.themaharajasexpressindia.com/special-offers/maharajas-express-2-4-1.html.
While all other Maharajas’ Express journeys begin from Delhi, Heritage of India is the one that starts from Mumbai. Along with Maharashtra, the Heritage of India itinerary covers different awe-inspiring destinations in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The journey lasts for an entire week and during this period the train crisscrosses through destinations like Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra.
The Maharajas’ Express was launched by Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in the year 2010 and since then the train is reaching new heights with its unparallel services, on board facilities and journey experiences. Just within a year of its inception, the train managed to secure the 1st runner up position in the famed Conde Nast Readers Choice Travel Award 2011 and also bagged the winner trophy of CNBC Travel Award 2010 under the category ‘Best luxury Train’.
A warm response from both domestic and international travelers has been noticed during the inaugural ceremony of the Heritage of India journey held on 6th October. On this day, the guests were offered a traditional welcome at Mumbai’s renowned hotel, Taj Mahal Palace & Towers, and then transferred to the railway station after completing the registration and check in formalities.
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