PALACE ON WHEELS

ABOUT THE TRAIN

Keeping into consideration the personalcabinsof the erstwhile rulers, the luxury cabins of the train have been designed so that you get a feel of the plush décor of the royal palaces and havelies.The old-world decor of the train remindsone of the royal heritage of the state and its royalty. Velvet/ silk bed sheets, antique furniture, wall to wall carpet and opulent draperies add an amazing feature to the interiors of the train. Every cabin is well-adorned with a writing table and a sofa chair. The soft colour palette of the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels train looks very elegant.

DETAILS

TOUR DURATION: 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS

DESTINATIONS COVERED:DELHI - JAIPUR - SAWAI MADHOPUR - CHITTORGARH - UDAIPUR - JAISALMER - JODHPUR - BHARATPUR - AGRA - DELHI

SEASON:SEPT TILL APR

DISTANCE COVERED: 2,411 KMS APPROX

CABIN

Each of the 13 luxury train cabins of the train has an amazing décor and is adorned with contemporary services and amenities such as channel music, attached bathroom with plush toiletries, in-room safe, Wi-fi connectivity, temperature control remote, upholstery and more.The salons of the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels have been segregated into Bravura Suites and Extraordinary Suites. As the passenger capacity is limited, you can enjoy a comfortable stay while on-board. The train has a common lounge where the guests can interact with each other. This lounge also has Wi-fi connectivity.

SPA

If you get tired after a day of sightseeing, enjoy a rejuvenating massage at the Spa in the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels train. You are offered the finest of treatments and massages. Indulge in ultimate luxury and comfort. The spa has personal care products for body, skin and hair. Have a completely rejuvenating experience amidst a quaint royal ambiance.

JOURNEY

Day 1- Delhi


The journey commences from Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi. This capital city of India has maintained harmony between old-world charm and vogue. While there are narrow streets of Chandni Chowk, there also are immense and immaculate luxury hotels and spa in several regions of the city.Dinner is to be served onboard, as the train departs for Jodhpur.


Day 2- Jaipur


Early morning arrival in Jaipur, Rajasthan's capital, also known as the Pink City. After breakfast on-board the train, leave the comforts of the train to embark on a city tour of Jaipur. The first two visits of the day include the complex of City Palace and Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds. Thereafter, you are taken to the Amber fort, where you also have your lunch. Post- lunch explore this fort, placed on a hilltop. After sightseeing, you are taken to the local markets of Jaipur. Here you can shop for souvenirs in the form of handicrafts, traditional clothes, gemstones, jewellery, and more.Back aboard the train by 18:00 hours for the evening tea. Enjoy some free time inside the Palace on Wheels. Savour a royal dining experience at a popular heritage hotel. After dinner, overnight stay in the train that departs for Sawai Madhopur, the next destination.


Day 3- Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh


On the 3rd day, enjoy an early morning visit to the world-popular Ranthambore National Park, around 14 km from Sawai Madhopur. One of the largest national parks in India, it is spread in 392 square km of land and is popular for housing a good population of tigers.During wildlife viewing, you can spot several animal species including tigers, sambar, hyena, sloth bear, spotted deer, chital, hulman and over 275 avifauna species. Wildlife safari is followed by breakfast at the jungle lodge. Back aboard the Palace on Wheels. Continue your journey to your next destination, Chittorgarh. Lunch aboard.Later, you de-board the train to explore the prime tourist attractions of Chittorgarh including the magnificent Chittorgarh Fort. The evening is scheduled for enjoying high-tea and light and sound show at the fort. Post-dinner, get on-board Palace on Wheels for an overnight stay. The train starts it's journey for the next destination, Udaipur.


Day 4- Udaipur


On day 4, arrive in Udaipur by 08:00 hours. Established in the 15th century by Maharana Udai Singh, Udaipur is quite popular for its palace and lakes. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations all around the world. Have your royal breakfast and later, embark on a sightseeing of Udaipur.You visit popular attractions like Jagdish temple, Jag Niwas Lake Palace, Jag Mandir and so on. Thereafter, enjoy a luxurious lunch at a heritage hotel. The next visit of the day is to the City Palace and the Crystal Gallery. Do not miss a boat ride in the evening on Lake Pichola. Back to the train for dinner and an overnight stay. Palace on Wheel begins its journey for Jaisalmer, the next destination.


Day 5- Jaisalmer


On the 5th day of the tour, the train enters the city of Jaisalmer. Post breakfast on-board the train; embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. The list of the attractions of the day includes the extremely beautiful and well-known Havelis (mansions) including Nathmalji ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli and Salim Singh ki Haveli.Thereafter, you can also shop at the popular local market for some exclusive handicraft stuff, which you can carry back home in the form of souvenirs. Have lunch at a famous city restaurant, Later, leave for sightseeing across the world-popular Sam Sand Dunes. Enjoy a memorable sunset view during a camel ride.Enjoy sumptuous dinner, bonfire and a cultural performance under the star-lit sky in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer. Back to the train for staying overnight as the train chugs-off to Jodhpur.


Day 6- Jodhpur


After arriving in Jodhpur on the 6th day of the tour, have dinner on-board the train. Later, leave the comforts of the train for indulging in sightseeing of Jodhpur, which includes prime attractions of the city such as the Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada, and the Umaid Bhawan Palace.Your lunch is scheduled in a palace hotel. Thereafter, you are taken to the famous markets across Jodhpur city. You can get your hands on exclusive handicraft items including silverware, embroidered shoes and tie and dye fabrics.Have dinner. Stay overnight on-board Palace on Wheels.


Day 7- Bharatpur/Agra


On day 7, you arrive in the next destination Bharatpur by 05:00 hours. Now known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, it is known for housing an amazing variety of bird species, including both resident and migratory birds. Indulge in bird watching and wildlife viewing in the park, which takes around 3 hrs. Have your breakfast at a jungle lodge.Return aboard the train that begins its journey for Agra. Arrival in Agra, followed by a city tour including the world-renowned Taj Mahal along with the other important tourist attractions. Do not miss shopping at the Agra markets where you can get your hands on some interesting items such as leather goods, jewellery, marble souvenirs etc. Enjoy a special light and sound show. Special dinner at a city hotel.Return back to the train to get back to Delhi from where the Palace on Wheel itinerary started. Stay overnight aboard the Palace on Wheels.


Day 8- Delhi


Today is the last day of the tour when the train enters the Safdarjung Railway Station. Breakfast on-board the train,followed by check-out formalities.