07 Nights / 08 Days, Fixed Departure Tour
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Jaipur – Sawai Madhopur & Chittaurgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi.
Welcome to one of the finest luxury train in India - The Palace on Wheels. Enjoy the exciting, splendid and life time journey. Palace on Wheels have its own royal style of moving that makes one feel like being royal and important. The way which is not common, the way which make you feel special, the way which is a life time experience for you and the way which only the Royal people of yester years could have perpetuated and enjoyed. This luxury and exclusive train will offer you every thing beyond your expectations. Every corner of the train is well furnished and well maintained with luxurious cabins and wall to wall carpeting. It’s a priceless experience that makes you feel like being in heaven for seven days!
Day 01 : Board from Delhi (Reporting 16:00 hrs. Departure 18:30 hrs)
Welcome to the royal journey of lifetime covering royal places with royal mode to have a royal experience. Board the Palace on Wheels after a warm traditional welcome. Be on Safdarjung Railway Station of Delhi on time. The reporting time for this life time journey is 16:00 hrs and the wheels will move to take you for the onward journey at 18:30 hrs. Board on the train for coming seven days and enjoy the journey to its fullest and make your every second over the train a memorable one. Have a royal dinner on board and a sound sleep.
Day 02 : Jaipur (Arrival 03.00 hrs. Departure 23.30 hrs)
The first royal stop of Palace on Wheels is Jaipur- the colorful capital city of Rajasthan. A city to offer you culture & tradition and a blend & mixture of all the entertainment ingredients that will give you real excitement. To explore the city, an air-conditioned coach will take you to Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, which is a remarkable five storied building with lot of airy windows used by royal ladies to observe the outside world. The next magnificent and adventurous attraction for you is Amber Fort. The place becomes exciting as the fort has to be ascended on elephant back which is an overwhelming experience for you. After lunch at a Palace Hotel, move on to the City Palace, home of the erstwhile royal family. Right across the road from the City Palace is the Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory built by the Sawai Jai Singh II. The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels around 23.30 pm. Dinner on Board .
To explore the city, an air-conditioned coach takes you to Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, which is a remarkable five storeyed building along the main street of the old city in pink splendor with semi-octagonal and delicate honey combed sandstone windows. This is followed by a visit to Amber Fort, eight kms. away, where rides on caparisoned elephants add to the ambiance. Shop for Jaipur's famous jewellery, handicrafts, carpets blue pottery and textiles. Near Ajmeri Gate is located Rajasthali - the only Rajasthan Govt. Emporium selling genuine handicrafts at fixed prices.
After lunch at a Palace Hotel, you are off to the City Palace, home of theerstwhile royal family. Right across the road from the City Palace is theJantar Mantar, the largest observatory built by the Sawai Jai Singh II. The Luxury coaches will take you back to Palace on Wheels around 6.30 pm. Dinner on Board.
Day 03 : (Friday) Jaisalmer
(Arrival 08.15 hrs. Departure 23.00 hrs)
Welcome to the land of Tigers, the abode of wildlife and the hunting ground of former Maharajas – Sawai Madhopur. After breakfast a picturesque and an adventurous safari will be arranged to the Ranthambore National Park - Home of tigers and other wildlife. Visit and capture the ruins of a 10th century fort in your camera. Presently you are in one of the best wildlife sanctuary in India. Sawai Madhopur has many other things to attract the visitors other than the magnificent and one in itself Ranthambore. Sawai Madhopur is famous for its exclusive toys, ethnic ornaments and costumes. Upon return to Palace on Wheels, leave for the romantic and happening city of Chittaurgarh. Have your leisure lunch on board and head to Chittaurgarh. Arrive Chittaurgarh at 1600 hrs. Cover the heart taking and most attractive sights of Chittaurgarh. Visit the Forts and other sites of Chittaurgarh which are the symbol of love, war, hurt and romance. At the same time and at the same place every site holds a different and interesting story in it. After the ever lasting sightseeing of Chittaurgarh head to the next romantic destination, popularly known for its lakes.
Day 04 : Udaipur (Arrival 08:00 hrs. & Departure 15:30 hrs)
Arrive Udaipur at 0800 hrs and after some time start the sightseeing tour of Udaipur on the royal luxury coach. Udaipur will offer you the most beautiful and magnificent sites with the picturesque view. Get ready with your cameras and head towards the Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and the Jag Mandir, which gives more magnificent view with the effect of blue water of Lake Pichola. Have lunch at a luxury five star Hotel and move ahead to cover the City Palace. The luxury coach then takes you back to the Palace on Wheels to cover the next destination which will give you a real view of Rajasthan i.e. Jaisalmer..
Day 05 : Jaisalmer (Arrival 09:15 hrs & Departure 23:45 hrs)
This morning The Palace on Wheels arrive Jaisalmer – The city of the yellow golden sand lies in the heart of Thar Desert. The sand all around presents a very magnificent and breathe taking view. Start the sight seeing of the place with the imposing Sand Fort. Jaisalmer has decorative Havelis that makes it more beautiful. Cover some of the outstanding havelis in Jaisalmer. The Nathmal Ji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-haveli are fine examples of the stone carvings skill. Evening free to shop for the traditional and antique work of Rajasthan like pattushawls, mirror work, embroidered articles, wooden boxes, trinkets, silver jewellery and curios. After lunch on board, enjoy an exciting camel ride on the sand dunes of Sam. After this adventurous journey on the back of the camel go for the evening tea for refreshment. Enjoy the dinner and the cultural programmes at a five star luxury hotel in Jaisalmer. The train leaves for Jodhpur at night.
Day 06 : (Monday) Jodhpur
(Arrival 07.00 hrs & Departure 15.30 hrs)
This morning you are in the Blue city of Rajasthan i.e. Jodhpur. The colour of culture and tradition is best mixed with the modern colors of life in this wonderful city. Jodhpur is the best example in Rajasthan to see the growth and development with the pace of outside world. Jodhpur is the tree city which has its roots in the traditional and cultural environment of the past and its branches moving freely with the breeze of modern world. Visit the most magnificent and attractive Mehrangarh Fort, the royal features and incredible beauty of this fort can never be bounded in words. The next for you is Jaswant Thada and cenotaphs beautifully carved with white marble. Visit the shops of Jodhpur and try out something suitable for you. Have lunch at a Royal Palace Hotel and get back to Palace on wheels for overnight stay.
Day07 : (Tuesday) Bharatpur and Agra
Day 08 : (Wednesday) Arrive Delhi ()
(Arrival Bharatpur 05.00 hrs and Departure 08.45 hrs)
Early morning, the Palace on Wheel arrives in Bharatpur – the place which provides abode to the thousands of migratory birds. After a leisurely breakfast take a visit to the picturesque and attractive destination. Bharatpur has a suffix of being the world famous bird sanctuary. Further board on the Palace on wheels for reaching Agra - the place which is world renowned for its symbol of love. Taj which is not only the monument to be visited but the symbol of love and romance that should be felt by heart while being in the arms of Taj. After lunch take a tour of Red Fort – the mighty fort to give you the description of the Mughal rule over India. Have dinner on board and go for a nice sleep with the memories of whole trip and with the overwhelming experience of the Palace on Wheels .
(Arrival 0400 hrs)
Arrive at Delhi Safdarjung Railway station with the cherishable memories of the whole trip linger deep in your heart for life time
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Basic Inclusions of the package :
- Assisted transfers from airport to hotel and back
- Accommodation in hotels (as per the category selected)
- Daily Breakfast Buffet
- City tour + Drives by private car
- An English / Language speaking well mannered guide during sightseeing trips
- All currently applicable taxes
- Any meal unless mentioned above, personal expenses like telephone /laundry bills etc.
- Entrance fees and still camera or video camera charges at various monuments and museums.
- Tips and gratuities to drivers, guides, and bellboys at hotels
- Departure taxes or Visa handling fees (A Visa is required to visit India)
- Any International Air fare, Airports tax and travel insurance etc. and other services not specified above.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
» All prices quoted per person in INR. on twin sharing basis. Rates subject to change without notice Rates are applicable for a minimum of two (2) persons travelling at one time.
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