The temple of rats in the city of Bikaner, India, is a huge tourist attraction. But the symbolism of these rats and the mythical woman who founded this temple, known as Karni Mata, are just as compelling.
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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