Day 2: Thursday Jaipur
Arrival 03.45 hrs. Departure 20.00 hrs.
In the morning, around 2.00 AM, the Palace on Wheels arrives in the Pink city,
Jaipur. Jaipur is one of the most well planned cities of the world.
Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, in 1727 AD. After having breakfast you will leave in an air-conditioned bus to explore the city. In the sightseeing
we will visit the Hawa Mahal
(Palace of Winds), which is a remarkable five storeyed
building in the main old city. We visit the
on the back of the
elephant. Later enjoy the shopping in the markets of the Jaipur. Jaipur is known for the
jewellery, handicrafts, carpets, blue pottery and textiles.
After having lunch at the Palace Hotel, you will visit the
City Palace, home of the erstwhile royal family and
Mantar, the largest observatory built by the Sawai Jai Singh II. After having sightseeing, return
back to the Palace on Wheels around for further journey to Sawai
Madhopur. Dinner on Board.
3: Friday Sawai Madhopur
Arrival 05.30 hrs. Departure 10.20 hrs.
In the early morning, arrive in Sawai Madhopur, a city named after its founder Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I. Sawai Madhopur is known for the world famous Ranthambore National Park and a 10th century old fort. After having breakfast you will visit the
Ranthambore National Park. The main attraction of the Ranthambore National Park is the tiger. Besides tiger, more than 300 species of birds and animals like hyena, ratel, jackal and fox can also be seen in the park. After visiting the park, return to the Palace on Wheels, and leave for Chittaurgarh. Lunch on board, and by the evening you will be in
Chittorgarh. Chittorgarh is known for the Chittorgarh fort, girdled by massive walls and seven majestic gateways. Its history is an unending saga of passion, chivalry and romance. Within its sprawling ramparts lies the beautiful palaces, the Tower of Victory, and the Temple of Mirabai. After visiting the fort, return to the Palace on Wheels, and leave for Udaipur.
Day 3: Friday Chittorgarh
Arrival 16.00 hrs. Departure 02.00 hrs (next day i.e. on Saturday)
After lunch on board you are in
Images of love and velour; scars of battles lost and
Fort is all this and more. Moving legends of honor and pride
will echo in your mind as you proceed to Udaipur.
Day 4 - Saturday - Udaipur
Arrival 08:00 hrs. Departure 15.30 hrs.
In the morning, arrive in
Udaipur, the city of Lakes at 8:00 AM. Udaipur was founded
by Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar, after the Sisodia dynasty was
driven away by the Mughals in 1559 AD. The two most beautiful
palaces in Udaipur are the Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and the Jag
Mandir, which appear to rise from the blue waters of Lake Pichhola.
After having lunch at the Lake Palace Hotel, visit the City Palace.
Day 5 - Sunday - Jaisalmer
Arrival 09.15 hrs. Departure 23.30 hrs
In the morning around 9.15 AM, arrive in
heart of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer was founded by Rawal Jaisal in
1156 AD and architecturally one of the greatest royal bastions of
the world. In Jaisalmer, we visit Jaisalmer fort and also explore
beautiful latticed havelis with the imposing front walls like the
Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli. After having lunch on board,
you will go for an exciting camel ride on the Sam sand dunes. Enjoy
the dinner and the cultural porgramme at a Five Star hotel.
Day 6 - Monday - Jodhpur
Arrival 07.00 hrs. Departure 16.30 hrs
In the morning around 7.00 AM, the Palace on wheels arrives in
Jodhpur, a city surrounded by a high stone wall with seven gates and several bastions. Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 AD and known for the
Mehrangarh Fort. Within the
fort, lies a large number of palaces where the Maharaja's retainers now serves as guides like the Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh
Khana and Daulat Khana. The palaces are painted, gilded and have
windows and balconies that provide an uninterrupted view of the
desert and are impressive examples of architectural excellence. Near
the fort complex lies the
Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph made of white marble. After
lunch at a Palace hotel, return to the Palace-on-Wheels. In Jodhpur
you can also buy the exquisite handicrafts articles like the famous
breeches, embroidered shoes, metal curios, silverware, paintings and
tie and dye fabrics.
Day 7 - Tuesday - Bharatpur / Agra
Arrival 05.00 hrs. Departure 08:45
In the early morning, the Palace on Wheels arrives in
capital of Maharaja Suraj Mal. Bharatpur is known for the the world
famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park. After having
breakfast you will visit the
Keoladeo Ghana National Park.
The Keoladeo Ghana National Park is one of finest bird sanctuary in
the world. This famous bird sanctuary is the nesting place for the
thousands of species of water birds like egrets, Siberian Cranes,
and migratory water fowl. After visiting the bird sanctuary, depart
Arrival 10:00 hrs Departure 19.30 hrs
Upon arrival in Agra, visit the Agra Fort.
After having lunch at the hotel, you will visit the Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders
of the world, and a pristine monument of undying love. Taj Mahal was
built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved
queen, Mumtaz Mahal. After visiting the Taj Mahal, depart back to
the train for the journey to Delhi.
Day 8: Wednesday Delhi Arrival 07.30 hrs
In the morning
arrive at Safdarjung Railway station. Breakfast will be provided in
Now, the journey is over and it is the time to bid farewell to your dream holidays with exotic
souvenirs and pleasant memories.