Palace On Wheels
08 Days / 07 Nights
Palace On Wheels
08 Days / 07 Nights
Day 01: Wednesday: Delhi Depart
Check-in & Traditional welcome starts at 4.30 pm Train Departs by 6.30 pm.
Day 02: Thursday: Jaipur
Welcome to the first planned city of India,built in early 18th century & once the centre of Rajputs Royal families.It is also popularly known as The Pink City.
Morning visit the early 18th century built City Palace Complex with fusion of Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architecture Proceed for excursion to Amber Hill Fort Palace Complex,built in late 16th century. Enjoy Elephant joy ride up the steep ramparts Time free to shop for local textiles,semi precious stones & diamond jewellery Evening enjoy Cultural program with Gala dinner in Palace Hotel.
Day 03: Morning:Friday: Sawai Madhopur
Early morning excursion to Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, famous for its tiger population. Other major wild animals include the tiger, 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.
Afternoon excursion to 8th century built Chittorgarh Fort,atop a wide plateau & having a number of water bodies.It was once home to the Mewar Dynasty-said to be one of the longest royal lineage Evening enjoy Sound & Light Show.
Day 04: Saturday: Udaipur
Also called the City Of Lakes,the Mewar Dynasty Clan shifted & built this city in 16th Century. Morning visit City Palace complex ,originally built in 16th century & renovated in 18th Century. Enjoy Boat Ride in Lake Pichola Lunch in Palace hotel.Time free to shop for miniature paintings.
Day 05: Sunday: Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer lies in the heart of Harsh Thar desert, & surrounding sands have Golden Yellowish tinge Morning, walk through the bazaar & narrow streets of Jaisalmer Golden Fort, originally built in 12th century & renovated in 18th Century Afternoon proceed for excursion to shifting Sand Dunes of Sam & enjoy camel joy ride Later enjoy Cultural program & bonfire dinner under the stars,in the desert.
Day 06: Monday: Jodhpur
Jodhpur was the capital of the kingdom known as Marwar. & a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar desert.
Morning visit Mehrangarh Fort Palace Complex,located atop a 400 feet hill & approachable only through meandering gateways.The foundation of the Fort was laid in 15th century,but work was completed only in 17th Century.There is a very impressive Museum collection in the complex.Walk to nearby located Jaswant Thada, an architectural 19th century landmark in white marble & built as a memorial to local Royalty Lunch in Palace Hotel.
Day 07: Tue: Bird Sanctuary & The Taj Mahal
Early Morning ,enjoy cycle rickshaw ride through narrow pathways of Bharatpur Bird sanctuary ,an UNESCO World heritage site & home to over 230 species of birds.
Afternoon visit UNESCO World Heritage site of Agra Fort,once seat of power & capital of The Mughal Dynasty Proceed to the Taj Mahal,an UNESCO World Heritage Site & more popularly renowned as One of the Seven Wonders of Modern World Time free to Shop for marble mementoes.
Day 08: Wed: Delhi Return
Train arrives in Delhi by 4 a.m.Check out by 7 a.m..Tour ends.
Tour Cost Includes
- Travel in richly furnished private A/c sleeping chambers with attached bathrooms
Daily 3 meals (wide variety of both vegetarian & non vegetarian cuisine)
Bottled Drinking water
- Tea/Coffee room service
- Pre-paid group sightseeing tours & excursions in air-conditioned coach with services of English Speaking guide to visit monuments.
- Monument Entrance fees (except for video cameras)
- Elephant joy ride in Jaipur,Amber Fort Palace
- Jungle Safari in Open to air 15 seater Canter at Ranthambhore forest
- Sound & Light show at Chittorgarh Fort
- Boat ride in Udaipur, Lake Pichola
- Camel joy ride in Jaisalmer, Sam dunes
- Cultural Program in Jaisalmer
- Cycle rickshaw ride in Bharatpur, bird sanctuary
Extra Costs(Not Included):
- Alcoholic & Non- alcoholic beverages
- Video Camera fees at monuments & game parks
- Spa facilities
- Room services
- Telephone Calls
- Porter charges, Tour Insurance
- Airport Transfers & Hotel Booking in Delhi
- Optional Sand dune bashing in Jaisalmer.