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Palace on Wheels Luxury Tour

 
Duration :

07 Nights / 08 Days

Destinations:

Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Chittogarh – Udaipur – Jaisalmer  - Jodhpur  – Bharatpur – Agra–   Delhi

Travel Time:

September – April (Closed between May – August)

Travel Day : Every Wednesday
BoardingPoint: Safdarjung Railway Station (Delhi)

 

About Palace on Wheels:

Palace on Wheels is the first Luxury class train of India started for catering high end travelers from all over the world who want to see the history & culture of North India (especially Rajasthan) in a short span of time in the best royal way.  The name of the train is self explanatory that it is not less than any palace running on the wheels.  This train covers the most important places of Rajasthan and famous Taj Mahal in just a week which by road cannot be done less than two weeks. The ideology behind is that train travel in the night and in the day time guided tours in every important rajasthan city.  Please read detailed itinerary below.

 

DETAILED TOUR ITINERARY:

 

DAY 01 (Wednesday): Boat Palace on Wheels & Depart Delhi

 

On arrival at Safdarjung Railway, Station you will be greeted Tradition Indian Welcome (by Tikka, Garland, Flowers) to Check-in your Luxury Palace on Wheels Train at 4.30 pm.  Train Departs for its journey at 6.30 pm.


DAY 2 (Thursday): JAIPUR – Pink City

 

Welcome to the first planned destination of your journey, the Pink City of Rajasthan – Jaipur, which was build in early 18th century & once the centre of Rajputs Royal families or Rajasthan.

 

On arrival you will be taken for the guided tour of pink city to visit the famous Amer Fort of Jaipur and you will be taken upto fort on decorated elephant.  Then you will visit City Palace, Museum, Palace of Winds and Water Palace.  Some free tine for shopping.  Evening enjoy the cultural program with Gala dinner at Palace hotel in Jaipur.  Later back to Palace on Wheels for Overnight journey on Board.

   

DAY 3 Morning (Friday):  Sawai Madhopur – Ranthambore National Park

 

Today arrive at Sawai Madhopur popular for its Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.  Early morning you will be taken for Jungle safari inside the national park to spot the Tigers and other wild animals like leopard, nilgai, dhole, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear and chital. It is also home to wide variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles. Ranthambore is also the site for one of the largest banyan trees in India. Back to Palace on Wheels for onboard journey.

 

Afternoon arrive at city witness many Rajput battles – Chittorgarh.  On arrival guides tour of Chittorgarh to see Chittorgarh Fort, Victory Tower and Padmini Palace.  Evening enjoy the South & Light show in the fort.  Back to Palace on Wheels train for Overnight journey.

   

DAY 4 (Saturday): UDAIPUR

 

Today arrive at Udaipur – City of Lakes.  On arrival guided tour of Udaipur to visit the famous City Palace Complex and other local attractions.  Then enjoy the boat ride in popular lake pichola followed by the Lunch in a Palace Hotel.  Then you will be provided free time for shopping in local markets famous for paintings. Overnight journey on board.

 

DAY 5 (Sunday): JAISALMER – The Desert City

 

Today morning you arrive at Jaisalmer, which lies in the heart of Harsh Thar desert, & surrounding by golden sand. Morning, walk through the local markets and the narrow streets of Jaisalmer Golden Fort, originally built in 12th century & renovated in 18th Century and this is the largest fort in entire Asia where still population living inside.  Late noon excursion trip to popular deserted place called Sum to enjoy Camle Ride at Sunset and to enjoy cultural dance program & bonfire dinner under the stars,in the desert. Back to Palace on Wheels train for Overnight journey.

 

DAY 6 (Monday): JODHPUR – Blue City

 

Today morning arrive at Jodhpur – Blue City of Rajasthan which was once the capital of kingdom known as Marwar & now a day’s a popular tourist destinations.

 

Morning visit massive Mehrangarh Fort (Highest fort of Asia), located 400 feet on the hill & approachable only through meandering gateways. The foundation of the Fort was laid down in 15th century, but work was completed in 17th Century. There is a very impressive Museum collection in the complex of Armory, Dresses or Royal families. Walk to nearby located Jaswant Thada which is build in white marble and is basically a  crematorium for royal families of Mewar. Noon enjoy lunch at Palace Hotel. Overnight journey on Palace on Wheels Board.

 

Day 7 (Tuesday): Bharatpur & Agra

 

Early Morning you arrive at Bharatpur – famous for its Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Here you will enjoy cycle rickshaw ride through narrow pathways of Bharatpur Bird sanctuary to see the hundreds of species of Birds came here from all over world for breeding. Then board Palace on Wheels for journey to your final destination of Trip – Agra.

 

Afternoon, arrive Agra which is world famous for its Taj Mahal, which is a UNESCO world heritage site and build by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj after her death.  Then you will be provided free time in local markets which are popular for marble gift items. Back to Palace on Wheels train for Overnight journey on board.

 

Day 8 (Wednesday ): Arrive DELHI - Departure

 

Today Palace on Wheels arrives back to Delhi at 04:00 AM early in the morning.  Check-out at 07:00 AM and depart for your onward journey with best royal memories of our Luxury Palace on Wheels Train tour in your heart & mind.

 

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