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Top attractions to visit in Bikaner through Maharajas Express


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The gateway to the Thar Desert, Bikaner was founded by the Rathore Rajput prince, Rao Bikaji. Bikaner is known for age old palaces and forts which depict the historical significance of the victorious wars. The temples and monuments depict the architectural marvel and rich cultural heritage of the nation. It is popular for its sweets, snacks along with and handicrafts which draws tourists from across the globe.

If Bikaner is the destination you choose the upcoming holiday, make it a special tour with your loved one at the comfort and luxury of a royal standard, and also shove off all your hotel booking and sightseeing, dinner and lunch hassles. How? Travel to Bikaner on the Maharajas Express, India’s finest luxury train! It takes you to the historically significant and best tourist hotspots in the nation, acrossDelhi, Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi from north, Aurangabad, Bikaner, Jodhpur and Udaipur from the West and Gwalior, Khajuraho and Orchha from the centre.

Rolling on the wheels of Maharajas Express

Starting from the interior décor to the carriages and cabins, the staff attire and their pleasing hospitality recreate the nation’s ethnicity as well as elegance. The 14 carriages of the royal train are named after precious stones like Heera(diamond), Neelam (sapphire), Coral (Monga), Pearl (Moti) etc. These carriages enclose the super luxurious cabins with interior decorated with antique artwork pieces, historical paintings depicting the life and reign of the significant rulers. The ceiling and walls are adorned with stonework, linen and upholstery which gives the luxurious train a royal touch!

Maharajas Express

Facilities

While they treat you no less than a prince of the bygone era, you are not deprived of any modern day amenities but you are spoilt with luxury altogether! The facilities are:

* Free wifi, TV and DVD players
* Well stocked bar
* 24 hrs paramedic support and air ambulance for emergency
* Large spacious suites
* Well-equipped bathrooms
* Comfortable beds with storage
* Spa and gym

Dining

Dining

Food is rightly said to be the way to soul! The Maharajas Express luxury train offers the best of cuisines prepared by professional chefs. Rang Mahal and Mayur Mahal are the two dining cars where you are served food in fine limoges edged with gold and drinks are served in glasses made from Swarovski crystals!

Explore Bikaner on the Maharaja Express, which takes you to the best and popular sites in Bikaner, as below:

* Deshnok Temple

Deshnok Temple

Also known as Mata Karni Temple, it was constructed by Maharaja Ganga Singh in Mughal style in the 20th century. The silver gate and marble wall carvings were incorporated in 1999. There are several black and white rats here which are considered sacred. As per myths, they are the reincarnation of MataKarni’s son when Lord Yama revived his life while he drowned in a nearby pond.

* Junagarh Fort

Junagarh Fort

A perfect blend of Rajput, Gujarati and Mughal style of architecture with stone inlay works, historic paintings, wood ceiling and mosaic work make it an amazing architectural piece. The main entrance to the fort marks a Sun Gate, Surajpol along with Daulatpol. It is spread across 5.28 hectares with temples and forts within like, Uperkot Fort, Mallinath Temple, Gorakhnath Temple, BhavnathMahadev Temple.



* Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary

Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary

Once a hunting ground of the Rajputs, it is now a wildlife sanctuary housing hares, antelopes and deer including the blackbucks, Chinkara, Nilgai, boars, foxes etc.

* Lalgarh Palace

Lalgarh Palace

The oldest heritage hotel from 1976, in Rajasthan with 13 suites and deluxe rooms, was initially a hunting ground for the British. These are known for their vintage furniture and traditional décor.
Grab your seats booked at the royal rolling wheels at the Maharajas Express now!



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