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Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
07 nights - 08 days
Delhi - Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
Leisure travel in redifined luxury is good enough at most times. But, add to it the pristine historical experience of Rajasthan and you have a heady mix that will make memories just linger and linger. In the sheer opulence and comfort of the Royal Palace on Wheels you will traverse through the heartland of Rajasthan, partaking in its amazing architecture, fascinating festivals, scintillating sports, high adrenalin adventure, centurian crafts, and what have you. Come aboard! And let the good times roll.
Days of operation: Leaves and arrives Delhi every Sunday
Months of operation: September - April
Board Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
Morning arrive Delhi. On arrival check-in at hotel. Afternoon transfer to the railway station to board Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
Morning coach excursion to the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), one of the major landmark of Jaipur, built in 1799. Visit the Amber Fort seated upon a caparisoned elephant. After lunch, city tour of Jaipur including the City Palace. Visit Jantar Mantar Observatory, a collection of architectural astronomical instruments. Overnight on the Palace on Wheels.
Arrive Jaisalmer. Morning tour of the imposing Jaisalmer Fort, one of the largest desert forts in the world. Lunch aboard the train, post lunch visit the Sam sand dunes for a short camel ride. After dinner attend a cultural show in Jaisalmer. Overnight.
Arrive Jodhpur. Morning visit the magnificent Meherangarh Fort to view its stunning architecture. Take a round of Jaswant Thada, a white marble memorial built by Sardar Singh. After lunch return to Palace on Wheels. Overnight.
After an early breakfast visit the Ranthambore National park- a major tiger reserve. This wildlife sanctuary is considered to be the country's best for tiger spotting. The park covering an area of 392 sq.kms. is home to more than 300 species of birds. Other wild animals to spot in the park are tiger, hyena, ratel, jackal and fox. Later depart for Chittorgarh. Late afternoon visit Chittorgarh Fort, a massive fort atop a hill. Overnight.
Early morning depart for Udaipur. After lunch visit the delightful City Palace — full of remarkable collections of ancient sculptures, antiques and inscriptions of the bygone era. Evening set out for the crystal gallery — a unique collection of rare and precious crystals from the royal treasure. Overnight.
Bharatpur & Agra
Morning arrive Bharatpur. Take a round of the world famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Late morning coach journey to Fatehpur Sikri, the sand stone city, built by the Emperor Akbar. Post lunch visit the Red Fort and the unforgettable Taj Mahal. Overnight.
NB: Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays. So, please plan your days and itinerary accordingly.
Early morning arrive Delhi. Transfer to International Airport for your onward departure.