Rajasthan On Wheels Train Tour
Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Places : Delhi-Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Sawai Madhopur-Chittorgarh-Udaipur-Bharatpur-Agra-Delhi
Experience royalty and grandeur at its best with this exhilarating trip to the northern towns of Rajasthan. The Palace on Wheels holiday packages are extremely popular with tourists from all age groups and all walks of life.
Delhi Cantonment Railway Station, the guests are accorded a warm and traditional welcome and you start the momentous journey on the Palace on Wheels. The train departs at 17.45 hrs for Jaipur. Enjoy a delicious dinner onboard at 20.00 hrs. Overnight will be onboard the train.
Jaipur (Arrival: 02.00 hrs. – Departure 19.30 hrs) On your arrival at Jaipur- the pink city of India- you are greeted by colorfully decorated Elephants and a Shehnai recitation. Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. You will visit the Hawa Mahal- the palace of winds – followed by the visit of magnificent Amber Fort. Enjoy an elephant ride at the Fort. Thereafter, you can enjoy shopping for Jaipur’s famous jewelry, handicrafts, carpets blue pottery and textiles. After lunch at the famous Rambagh Palace Hotel, visit Jantar Mantar (the largest observatory built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh) and the City Palace. Return back to the Palace on Wheels around 18.30hrs and we start for Jaisalmer. Overnight stay Onboard the train.
Jaisalmer (Arrival: 08.15 hrs. – Departure 23.00 hrs) Famous as ‘the Golden City of India’, Jaisalmer is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan. The city is famous for its golden fort and beautiful havelis (mansions). Visit the famous Patwon ki haveli, Nathmalji ki haveli and Salim Singh ki haveli. Thereafter, shop at Rajasthali- the only emporium of Rajasthan Govt. offering fine pattu shawls, mirror work & embroidered articles, wooden boxes, trinkets, silver jewelry and curios. After lunch onboard, enjoy an exciting camel ride on the sand dunes of Sam. Dinner on the sand dunes under the moonlit sky is another highlight of your visit. Thereafter, enjoy a colorful cultural program at a hotel in Jaisalmer. Later, return back to the Palace on Wheels to start for Jodhpur.
Jodhpur (Arrival: 07.00 hrs. Departure 15.30 hrs) In the morning, the Palace on Wheels arrives in Jodhpur- the second largest city of Rajasthan fortified by a high stonewall with seven gates and several fortresses. Visit the famous Mehrangarh Fort, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana. Then, enjoy your lunch at the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace. Return to the Palace on Wheels, and we start for Sawai Madhopur.
Sawai Madhopur (Arrival: 04.00 hrs. – Departure: 10.30 Hrs) Sawai Madhopur is famous for its proximity to the Ranthambore National Park- one of the most famous National Parks and Tiger Reserves of India. Enjoy a jeep safari to explore the flora and fauna of the Park. Enjoy tracking tigers, chital, deer, monkeys and a wide variety of exotic and colorful birds. Also visit the 10th century Ranthambore Fort. Thereafter you return to the Palace on Wheels and we start for Chittorgarh. Chittorgarh (Arrival: 16.00 Hrs) Chittorgarh -the legendary city of Rajasthan- is famous as the city of bravery and romance. The 7th century Chittorgarh Fort, has witnessed many wars fought over to protect the dignity and respect of the beautiful land. Other attractions worth visiting in the Fort include Vijay Stambh (Tower of Victory) and the Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame). Overnight stay onboard the train.
Udaipur (Departure: 20.00 hrs. from Chittorgarh) In the morning, a luxury coach takes you to Udaipur- famous as the city of lakes. Enjoy a memorable tour of the palaces, forts and temples at Udaipur. Visit the two most beautiful landmarks of Udaipur- the Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and the Jag Mandir, which appear to rise from the blue waters of Lake Pichola. Enjoy lunch at the Lake Palace Hotel.The luxury coach then takes you back to the Palace on Wheels at Chittorgarh. Board the train at Chittorgarh and we start for Bharatpur.
Bharatpur (Arrival: 06.30 hrs. Departure: 11.45 hrs) The Palace on Wheels arrives at Bharatpur early in the morning. After breakfast, visit the world famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Enjoy spotting numerous colorful varieties of birds including the Siberian Cranes- the migratory birds coming to the Park from Siberia 5,000 Km away during winters.
The Palace on Wheels arrives at Delhi Cantt Railway station early in the morning. Enjoy your breakfast on board the train and leave the train with sweet memories of the past week. And here your unforgettable journey comes to its conclusion.
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