|Durations : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Places Covered : New Delhi - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittaurgarh - Jaipur - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Agra - Delhi
During 7 nights and 8 days of memorable sojourn, the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Itinerary covers enthralling tourist destinations of India that include Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittaurgarh, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi & Agra. Through the super luxury train, you will not only get to know about and visit these colorful cities of maharajas where they built their magnificent palaces and forts, but also visit wildlife sanctuaries of Rajasthan, and one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj in Agra along with northern india classical tourist attractions of world heritage sites of ancient temples of Khajuraho and scared city Varanasi which will linger in your mind for lifetime.
Detailed Itinerary :
Day 1 Delhi - Safdarjung Station - Sunday, Departure 16.30 PM
Delhi The luxurious Royal Rajasthan on Wheels takes you through a seven day exploration of the vibrant Rajasthan. The magic of the splendid journey begins at New Delhi and prepares you to weave the fabric of delightful imagination becoming reality over the next seven days. Your royal journey begins from Delhi and takes you through various erstwhile princely states.
Welcome on board at Delhi with the ceremonial greetings at the safdarjung station with traditional aarti and tika with garlanding and some mock tails to refresh your selves. After check in, you would be escorted to the respective cabins. Feel the difference of the World in the moving Palace which empowers luxury and tradition hand to hand.
Day 2 Jodhpur - Monday, Arrive at 09.15 AM. Breakfast on board | Departure 17.10 PM
Jodhpur the second largest city of the state of Rajasthan is famous for its magnificent Meharangarh fort. Another example of Rajput glory is the Jaswant Thada built in 1899.
Lunch at a hotel & dinner on board.
Day 3 Udaipur - Tuesday, Arrival 08.00 AM Breakfast on board | Departure 14.30
Water marked by whimsy & splendor, the Venice of the holds stage as one of India's truly seductive cities. Udaipur is an international destination unto itself, packed with princeliness & passion, Udaipur is raw Rajput dreaming, with palaces, haveils gardens & temples at every turn. Visit to the beautiful princely city palace. Lunch at a hotel & in the afternoon followed by a trip to crystal gallery.
Day 3 Chittorgarh -Tuesday, Arrival 16.45 AM | Departure 22.00 PM
The story is a saga of valor, tenacity & sacrifice. The fort of Chittorgarh is a treasure trove of history & offers to the traveler an insight into the life of the great Rajput rulers. The victory tower or Vijay Stambh is one of the main tourist attractions of the fort. Gaumukh reservoir & the palace of queen Padmini are important spots to the south of the Rana Kumbha palace. The light & sound programme is shown at the fort.
Dinner on board/ Hotel Panna with cultural programme.
Day 4 Sawai Madhopur -Wednesday, Arrival 05.30 AM Breakfast on board or Hotel Vinayak | Departure 11.00 AM
Located in the eastern part of Rajasthan, Sawai Modhupur's claim to fame today is the Ranthambore Fort & Ranthambore National Park. Visit the national park to catch a glimpse of the majestic tigers roaming around in the open wilderness & also pay a visit to the imposing fort to turn a page in the history of Rajasthan. There is also a temple on route the park by the name of Amareshwar Mohadeo temple which can be visited by tourist. Lunch on board.
Day 4 Jaipur - Wednesday, Arrival 13:15 PM | Departure 22.15 PM
Welcome by caparisoned elephants & sweet music of the auspicious "Shehnai". Watch the awesome "Hawa Mahal" (the palace of winds), elephants ride at amber fort, shopping of centuries old object de arts & other items.
Lunch at a hotel / on board & visit to the city palace residence of the erstwhile maharaja of Jaipur which houses a museum of amazing centuries-old artifacts & the observatory built by the founder of jaipur maharaja Sawai jai Singh-ii who himself was noted astronomer. Dinner at a hotel with cultural program.
Day 5 Khajuraho -Thursday, Arrival 11.00 AM Breakfast on board | Departure 18.30 PM
The 9th to 12th century temples of Khajuraho is the evidences of the architectural geniuses during the times of chandela dynasty. situated in Madhya Pradesh, India, Khajuraho oozes with passion, eroticism, dance & music & other finesses of creative arts depicted in sculpture & images of the temples were built in north Indian "Nagara" style of architure, though only 20 of them have survived the rough weather conditions over long years of time. Guest will take on visit of temples & museum.
Lunch at a hotel & dinner on board.
Day 6 Varanasi (Banaras) - Friday, Arrival 06.00 AM | Departure 18.00 PM
Varanasi is the oldest city of the world. Varanasi is more than 3000 years old & is famous as the city of temples. In Varanasi, there are temples at every few paces. Jyotirlinga Visvanatha temple or golden temple, rebuilt in 1776, is dedicated to the lord Shiva. The Jnana Vapi well (meaning "well of wisdom") is believed to have been dug by lord Shiva himself. The Ganga Ghats (river front) are the most popular pilgrimage spot of Varanasi & are centers of music & learning. The holy city has been a symbol of spiritualism, philosophy & mysticism for thousands of years & has produced great saints & personalities like Gautama Buddha, Mahavira, Kabir, Tulsi das, Shankaracharaya, Ramanuja & Patanjali.Lunch at a hotel & dinner on board. Sightseeing include visit to Ghats, Maha Aarti, temples & Buddhist Temples at Saarnath.
Day 7 Agra, Taj Mahal - Saturday, Arrival 05.00 AM Breakfast on board | Departure 23.00 PM
Agra is one of the prominent destinations of the world tourism map with two heritage monuments visiting Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. It is a vibrant centre of culture, art & religious philosophies that have enriched mankind & shaped human thought over centuries. Agra is famous for handicrafts products such as Inlay work on marvel, leather work, footwear, brass-wear, carpets, Jewellery, Zari & embroidery work. Lunch at a hotel & dinner on board.
Day 8 Delhi - Sunday, Arrival 04.00 AM Breakfast on board. Check out time 07.45 AM
Tour end at Delhi.