Luxury Train Tour - Palace on Wheels
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Places Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
Price: On Request
The Palace on Wheel, 07 nights and 08 days tour, this is the most fascinating destinations of the Rajasthan, Delhi and Taj Mahal with National Park Ranthambore. This is itinerary is set for the esteem guest, cover the historical places and enjoy the board experience. Each destination is different from the other and thus presents a myriad color of India to its visitors.
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Udaipur is often called the Venice of the East and is also nicknamed the Lake City.
Population (2011): 598,685
Nearest Airport: Maharana Pratap Airport
Languages Spoken: Hindi, English
STD Code: 0294
Best Time to Visit: November - March
WEDNESDAY - Arrival Delhi: The National Capital of India
India's capital city, Delhi depicts the myriad colours of different kinds of lifestyles that are a mix of contemporary and traditional sensibilities. It is a reservoir of cultures, traditions and politics. A visit to its several architectural masterpieces of ancient and medieval times, is always a delight.
1600 HRS: Reporting at Safdarjung Railway Station for check in formalities
1830 HRS: Leaving for Jaipur
1930 HRS: Dinner aboard the royal Palace on Wheels
THURSDAY - Jaipur - The Pink City: Founded in 1727 and the former capital of the Kachwaha rulers, Jaipur today is a versatile tourist destination. Famed as the 'Pink City', this capital city of Rajasthan boasts of a rich historical past that is depicted in its forts, palaces, havelis and its colourful bazaars.
0345 HRS: Arrive in Jaipur
0700 HRS: Refreshing breakfast onboard Palace on Wheels India
0800 HRS: Traditional welcome ritual at the Jaipur Railway Station
0830 HRS: De-board the train for an excursion tour to the city
1330 HRS: A tantalizing lunch at the Amber Fort
1500 HRS: A explorative tour to Amber Fort
1630 HRS: A tour to the local markets
1800 HRS: Embark the train again for tea and leisure
1900 HRS: Returning back to Jaipur
2000 HRS: A grand dinner at the Jai Mahal Palace
2200 HRS: Returning to Palace on Wheels for onward journey to Sawai Madhopur
FRIDAY - Sawai Madhopur / Chittorgarh: Sawai Madhopur is a beautiful city of Rajasthan, which is extremely popular for housing the world-renowned Ranthambore National Park. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the historic Ranthambore Fort is an added attraction. It was a planned city that was founded by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur.
0530 HRS: Arrival in the Railway Station of Sawai Madhopur
0600 HRS: Starting an early morning jungle safari to the adventurous Ranthambore National Park
0915 HRS: A breakfast in a forest lodge
1000 HRS: Return back to Palace on Wheels
1030 HRS: A departing journey to Chittorgarh
1300 HRS: A royal lunch aboard Palace on Wheels
Chittorgarh - Popular for the tales of valour and romance of its erstwhile royalty, Chittorgarh was the former capital of the Sisodia clan of Mewar. Placed on the banks of rivers Gambhiri and Berach, this city has magnificent forts, ruined castles and glorious royal structures. Chittorgarh has a total of 7 huge entries.
1600 HRS: Arrival in Chittorgarh
1630 HRS: A sightseeing tour to the Chittorgarh Fort
1800 HRS: Evening tea and other refreshments at the cafeteria of Chittorgarh Fort accompanied by a beautiful light and sound show
SATURDAY - Udaipur - City of Lake: Also known as the 'City of Lakes' Udaipur is called Rajasthan's most romantic city because of its picturesque setting, Rajputana palaces and lakes. The erstwhile capital of the Mewar kingdom, Udaipur was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II. The city boasts of innumerable tourist attractions.
0200 HRS: Leaving Chittorgarh for an onward journey to Udaipur
0800 HRS: Arrival in the lake city Udaipur
0815 HRS: A refreshing breakfast in a deluxe hotel
0900 HRS: Off-train excursion tours to the city attractions
1330 HRS: A stately lunch in a heritage hotel
1430 HRS: A venturous boat ride in the lake Pichola
1500 HRS: Back to the railway station
1530 HRS: Evening tea accompanies by refreshments onboard Palace on Wheels Onward journey to Jaisalmer
1930 HRS: A deluxe dinner aboard Palace on Wheels
SUNDAY - Jaisalmer - The Golden City: Nicknamed as the Golden City, the city of Jaisalmer is very well-known for its Jaisalmer fort. This city has been named after Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput ruler who had established the city in 1156 AD. The city every year hosts its annual Dessert Festival, which is a major crowd puller.
0730 HRS: A rejuvenating break on the go
0915 HRS: Disembark in Jaisalmer for a sightseeing tour to the city
1330 HRS: Either an onboard lunch in Palace on Wheels or at the deluxe Moomal hotel
1530 HRS: Tea and refreshments in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer along with a camel ride
1930 HRS: A royal dinner in the sand dunes accompanied by a colorful cultural program
2300 HRS: Returning back to the train for an onward journey to Jodhpur
MONDAY - Jodhpur - The Blue City: Also known as the 'Sun City' and the 'Blue City', Jodhpur was the erstwhile capital city of the kingdom of Marwar. Now a popular tourist destination, this city is quite famous for its proximity to the Thar desert and for its magnificent forts. It is dotted with innumerable attractions, worth visiting.
0700 HRS: Reaching the Jodhpur Railway Station
0730 HRS: An onboard breakfast in Palace on Wheels
0900 HRS: A tour to the city attractions of Jodhpur
1400 HRS: Lunch in a deluxe resort
1530 HRS: Return back to the train for relaxing and a ride to Bharatpur
1930 HRS: A dinner onboard royal Palace on Wheels
TUESDAY - Bharatpur / Agra: Considered to be an impregnable city, Bharatpur was the erstwhile capital of the Jat Kingdom and now is a famous tourist destination. Also called Lohagarh, this city houses the very well-known Keoladeo Ghana National Park or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary is a heaven for bird watchers.
0500 HRS: Arrive at Bharatpur
0600 HRS: Leaving for Keoladeo Ghana National Park for an early morning bird viewing
0730 HRS: A breakfast in a deluxe lodge in the forest
0830 HRS: Returning back to the train
0845 HRS: A journey to Agra
Agra - Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, the Mughal city of Agra also finds its mention in the Hindu epic of Mahabharat. The city houses 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The city is a blend of the old and the new worlds.
1030 HRS: Arrival in Agra
1100 HRS: A city sightseeing tour to Agra
1330 HRS: A delightful lunch in a deluxe hotel in Agra
1500 HRS: Exploring the beauty of Taj Mahal
1730 HRS: A roam to the city market
1830 HRS: Savoring a light and sound show
WEDNESDAY - Delhi: Arrival in the Safdarjung Railway Station. An onboard breakfast followed by checkout and farewell formality.
0400 HRS: Arrival in the Safdarjung Railway Station
0730 HRS: An onboard breakfast followed by checkout and farewell formality