The maintenance team of the Maharajas Express usually get about 10 hours to do repairs. But a fog has given them less than five hours to get the job done ? and delays are not an option.
For centuries, the Maharajas ruled the principal states of India and lived in opulence. Now, passengers boarding the Maharajas' Express tour train are about to receive some royal treatment of their own. Embark on a 1,700-mile rail expedition unlike any other on Earth. This eight-day adventure whisks guests to the country's most exotic sites, from the Taj Mahal to Karni Mata Temple, on a mighty train that has luxury built into every room, meal, and outdoor excursion.
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