Palace on Wheels Itinerary

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Tour Details

Tour Start Location

Delhi

Tour End Location

Delhi

General Inclusions

  • Overnight travel & stay in luxury train with AC Sleeping chambers having private attached bathroom
  • Pre-paid group excursions & sightseeing tours in AC buses with English speaking Guide & monument entrance fees.
  • Bed Tea/Coffee Service ; Daily 3 meals (viz. breakfast, lunch & dinner)& bottled drinking water.
  • Entrance & Camera fee at Monuments & Wild Life Reserves
  • Jungle Excursion in Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve by 15 seater open to air Canters.
  • Elephant joy ride in Jaipur; Sound & Light Show at Chittor Fort; Boat joy ride in Udaipur; Camel Joy ride at Sam sand dunes ;Cultural Program with dinner in Jaisalmer; Cycle Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur Bird sanctuary & Visit to Taj Mahal.
  • Complimentary use of sharing dongle wi-fi connectivity
  • Complimentary Use of Mini-Gymnasium Facility

General Exclusions

  • Consumption of alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages
  • Video camera fees at monuments & wild-life reserves
  • Laundry; Use of Spa facilities; tips & gratuity; porter fees; tour insurance & all other expenses of personal nature.
Itinerary

Day 1Wednesday Delhi The Capital Of India

Tour starts in the evening with a ceremonial welcome aboard the Palace on Wheels at Safdarjung, New Delhi. You will be treated like a Maharaja and Maharani (king and queen). The capital city of modern India, Delhi is known for its rich and exotic history.

Feel free to explore your new palace, and acquaint yourself with its various facilities. Relax with a drink at the bar. Dinner will be served on board.
4.00 PM Welcome on arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station. (Red Carpet, Garlanding by Girls, Sehnai, Soft Drink and Welcome drink in Bar)
6.30 PM Departure for Jaipur
Dinner on Board

Day 2Thursday Jaipur – The Pink City.

Your first stop will be at the magnificent Pink City, Jaipur. The city displays graceful architecture in a unique pink shade. Established in 1727 by the then Maharaja, Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is known as one of the most well-planned cities of its time.
The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is predominantly known for its musicians, artisans and craftsmen. Today, it is visited for its fine jewellery, varied textiles and sumptuous cuisine.

2.00 AM Arrival at Jaipur
7.00 AM Breakfast on Board
8.00 AM Welcome with Rangoli, Shenai, Garlanding by Girls, Decorated Elephant, Kachi Godi Dance.
8.15 AM Departure by coach for Sight Seeing
1.30 PM Visit to Albert Hall Museum, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Elephant ride while going to Amber Fort and Lunch at star Hotel.
3.00 PM Visit of Amber Fort coming back to bus by Jeep
6.00 PM Shopping while returning to train.
Dinner on Board
8.00 PM Departure for Sawai Madhopur From Durgapura Railway Station Jaipur

Day 3Friday Sawai Madhopur/Chittorgarh – The Pride of Mewar.

After the exquisite architectural landmarks, the perfect place to experience the other side of the royal charm is Sawai Madhopur. Named after its king, Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I, this place is in close proximity to the famous Ranthambore National Park.
This wildlife park is home to various species of animals but the ones that capture most attention are its graceful tigers. The forest also houses the ruins of the ancient fort from the 10th century.
Chittorgarh, the land of glory and valour, is bound to leave you enchanted. This captivating place has an intriguing and spellbinding history. The land of devotion and determination, Chittorgarh has produced some of the greatest devotees and courageous warriors in the history of India.

Chittorgarh remains replete with historic associations and holds a very special place in the hearts of Rajputs, as it was the bastion of the clan at a time when every other stronghold had succumbed to invasion.
4.45 AM Arrival at Sawai Madhopur
6.00 AM Departure for Ranthambhore National Park (Sanctuary visit) by open canters
Break Fast on Board
10.20 AM Departure for Chittorgarh Lunch on Board
4.00 PM Arrival at Chittorgarh welcome with two decorated horse.
4.30 PM Departure for Sight Seeing, Evening Tea at Fort.
6.00 PM Evening Tea & Light & Sound Programme at Fort
Return to Train
Dinner on Board

Day 4 Saturday Udaipur – Romanace On Water

The land of marvellous beauty, Udaipur is named after Rana Udai Singh, the dynamic ruler of this princely state. This City of Lakes has a long, glorious history and is also considered as the romantic city of Rajasthan, thanks to the endless love sagas of its rulers.
Revel in its history and architectural splendours and return with an array of exquisite souvenirs.
2.00 AM Departure from Chittorgarh
8.00 AM Arrival at Udaipur
8.15 AM Break Fast on Board
9.00 AM Departure for Sight Seeing by coach Sahalio Ki Bari and City Palace.
1.00 PM Udaipur lunch at Star Hotel
2.00 PM Boat Ride
3.00 PM Arrival at Station
3.30 PM Evening Tea on board
4.00 PM Departure for Jaisalmer
Dinner on board

Day 5 Sunday Jaisalmer – The Golden Forest

Day two unfolds in the heart of the desert at Jaisalmer, the Golden City of India. Jaisalmer is christened after its founder Rawal Jaisal and means ‘the hill fort of Jaisal’, which was established in the year 1156.
The bustling city is full of rustic beauty, and the yellowish hue of the sand justifies the name rendered to the monochromatic landscape. The once-affluent havelis, intricately carved balconies, cornices and façades decorate the city and have made it an architectural delight.
7.30 AM Break Fast on Board
8.30 AM Arrival at Jaisalmer welcome with 10 decorated Camels.
9.15 AM Departure for Sight Seeing Visit of Gadsisar Lake, Fort, Havelies and City
Lunch on Board.
3.30 PM Departure for Sam duns and camel ride & tea
7.00 PM Arrival on Train
7.45 PM Dinner & Cultural Programme at Star Hotel
11.55 PM Departure for Jodhpur

Day 6Monday Jodhpur – The Heart Manjestic Marvar.

Jodhpur, the land of majestic and mystic glory, welcomes you warmly. Currently the second largest city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur was established in the year 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput king. The magic of imperial living is still alive in the various forts and palaces that abound in the city.
In this royal paradise, also known as the blue city for its indigo hue, even the most ordinary houses have exquisite stonework, traceries and carved latticed windows.
7.00 AM Arrival at Mandor Railway Station, Jodhpur welcome with Mehrangarh Brass Band
7.30 AM Break Fast on Board
9.00 AM Departure for Sightseeing
Visit of Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Visit of Umaid Bhawan museum
1.30 PM Jodhpur lunch at Star Hotel
2.45 PM Return to train
4.30 PM Departure for Bharatpur
Dinner on board

Day 7 Tuesday Bharatpur – Avian Adventures and Agara – Monumental Beauty.

Established in the 17th century by Maharaja Suraj Mal, Bharatpur was once an invincible and well-fortified city. Aptly called the iron fort, its stern military construction helped fight off many a foreign siege.
Bharatpur is close to the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, a world heritage site as declared by UNESCO. This region attracts a large variety of birds such as the Siberian crane, storks, herons, kingfishers, partridges, owls, songbirds, pigeons, doves, ducks, geese, pelicans and bee-eaters, some of which migrate from different parts of the world.
Agra is located on the banks of the river Yamuna and was established in 1504 by the then ruler of Delhi, Sultan Sikandar Lodi. Agra has witnessed the rise and fall of numerous dynasties over the centuries. The city is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal.
This white marble wonder expands on the design traditions of Persians and Mughals, and is one of the most visited sites in India. You will then visit the Red Fort of Agra, also called the Palatial City because of its enormous size.
5.00 AM Arrival at Bharatpur
6.00 AM Departure for KeolaDeo National Park (Ghana Bird Sanctuary) by Padle Rikshaw
8.30 AM Return to Train
8.30 AM Break fast on Board
8.45 AM Departure for Agra
10.30 AM Arrival at Agra Idgah Railway Station
11.00 AM Departure for Sightseeing-Visit to Fort of Agra.
1.30 PM Agra lunch at Star Hotel
3.00 PM Visit to Taj Mahal
5.30 PM Shopping
8.00 PM Dinner on Board
8.45 PM Departure for Delhi from Agra Cantt. Railway Station.

Day 08Wednesday Delhi – The Capital Of India

2.30 AM Arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station
7.00 AM Breakfast on Board
7.30 AM Deboard/ Checkout

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