Delhi Safdarjung Rly.
Delhi you will be treated like Maharaja & Maharani on
welcome by garlanding, Tikka and turban with glass of wine. The
Capital city of modern India a city known for its rich valorous
and exotic history. Once the fabled city of the heroes of the
Mahabharata and ruled by the Rajputs before they were displaced
by foreign invaders. The tour starts in the evening with a
ceremonial welcome aboard the Palace on Wheels at Safdarjung New
Delhi. You will be introduced to your fellow travellers. Feel
free to explore your new palace, and acquaint yourself with its
various facilities. Relax with a drink at the bar. Dinner will
be served on board in its two restaurants.
Arrival 3.45 AM Departure 11.30 PM
Jaipur Your tour began at the Hawa Mahal Palace of wind
followed the amazing Jantar Mantar-Astronomical Observatory are
to be explored at leisure.
The home of the erstwhile rulers. The city palace now a museum
of full royal splendor. Jaipur also offers a great shopping
experience since the city is the countries capital as far as
handicrafts are concerned.
This include a very extensive range as well as a major
International center of cutting and polishing of Gems and stone.
Also the Jaipur is known all over the world for hand block
printing on textile. Lunch at Amber Fort. Soon after reaching at
Amber you can enjoy the festively decorated elephant for a ride
up to the fort.
After lunch visit of Amber fort the best example of splendid
fusion of Rajput and Mugal style of Architecture.
The hall of victory Jai Mandir has a stunning ceiling adorned
with mirror work an inlaid panel. Return back to train by bus
for fresh n up after rest awhile enjoy sumptuous dinner in one
of the best hotel of Jaipur return to Palace on Wheels.
New Arrangement from this season-
1. Lunch venue at famous Amber Fort.
2. Jaipur by Night.
3. Visit of Albert Hall.
4. Dinner, Bar-be-que, Folk Dance at 5 star Hotel Jai Mahal an
old palace of Rajput rulers.
Arrival 5.30 AM Departure 10.30 AM
Sawai Madhopur The Ranthambhore tiger reserve at
junction of the Aravali and the Vindhyas is a unique
juxtaposition of natural and historical richness,
standing out conspicuously in the vast, arid and
denuded tract of eastern Rajasthan, barely 14 Kms
from Sawai Madhopur.
A 1000 year old Ranthambhore Fort of great
historical importance atop a high hill stand tall
remain of the historical part cenotaphs, tombs,
stepped well, summer palace etc, have all merged
harmoniously in to the sprawling forest.
Three big lakes- Padam Talav, Malik Talav and Raj
bag- are alike turquoises studded in the vast tract.
Though a delicate eco system, Ranthambhore is
dynamic in the diversity and density of fauna it
supports.Tiger at the apex of the food chain lords
over the kingdom in a subtle way solitary by nature.
It operates with stealth. Quite naturally tiger
sighting are always a matter of chance, though
evidences of its activities are equally exciting
other then tigers you may have opportunity to see 24
different species of mammals, spotted deer, sambhar,
wild boar, Indian Gazel, Jungal cat, Panthers,
Jackal, Hynas Rarely sloth bears, also almost 300
different kind of birds.
The break fast is to be served in Hotel Vinayak in
peace and tranquility-Return back to Palace on
Lunch on Board.
Enjoy the afternoon on train as it travels the lush
green country side before arriving to Chittorgarh.
New Arrangement from this Season.
1. Sightseeing of Jhoomar Baori- It was a hunting
loudge of Jaipur ruler Sawai Madho Singh. The best
location to take picture of the forest.
2. Visit to Jogi Mahal-A former forest guest house
from where you can view the picturesque scenery of
3. Leisurely Break Fast at Vinayak Hotel at lush
green lawns along with fresh aroma of the jungle
Chittorgarh Arrival 4.00 PM Departure 2.00 AM
Chittorgarh Fort is considered as the
largest fort of India, built by various
Mauriyan rulers during 5th to 8th century
period, this for covers an area of 680 acres
most of the structures in side the fort
premises are in ruins. But a glimpses at
this giant abodes of Rajput still fills on
with thrill. The fort is accessible after
ceremony seven gates. Rana Kumbha palace and
Padamini Palace in the fort are considered
as master pieces of Rajput architecture
Padmini Palace had been the residence of
beautiful queen Rani Padmini.
In the year 1313 Alaudhin Khilji after
knowing about the beauty of the queen attack
on the fort. But the Rani performed Johar
(Taking once own life by fire).The victory
tower built by Maharana Kumbha in the memory
of victory over the combined armies of Malwa
and Gujrat in 15th Century. This tower is
the symbolic identity of Chittorgarh. Sound
and light programme at fort.
New Arrangement for this Season.
1. Light & Sound show at fort.
2. Dinner at Panna Hotel (it is named after
the forstermother of mewar ruler named Panna
Dhai who saved the life prince by scerified
her own son) there you can enjoy with
cultural programme, music & Bar-Be-Que.
Arrival 8.00 AM Departure 3.30 PM
..The capital of the
sirodia Maharanas, enjoy pre-eminen among the Rajput
clams of Rajasthan spend the day sight seeing at
Udaipur Maharana Udai Singh, Laid the foundation for
a new kingdom Udaipur situated at Lake Pichola where
the impressive city palace was lavished with
aesthetic and imaginative work of art miniature
painting was encouraged.
Subsequently the princes built the seemingly
floating Irland Palace, the royal summer retreat,
offering a spectacular view of the lake and
New Arrangement for this Season.
1. Break Fast at Shikar Bari- A hunting lodge of the
Mewar ruler where they shot tiger wild boar & other
wild life. It is the only calm & screen place to
enjoy breakfast with the nature.
2. Lunch at Sun set point-Open air restaurant rom
where you can enjoy a view of Lake Palace, Jagmandir
and can enjoy fresh breeze of Pichola Lake.
3. Visit to Crystal Gallery-It is a balcony of Fateh
Prakash Banquet hall which is having a museum of
crystal glass furniture, crockery, chandilliers of
4. Boat Ride and back to train.
Arrival 9.15 AM Departure 11.45 PM
Jaisalmer The golden city of Rajasthan has a charm of its own,
Rawal Jaisal a Bhati Rajput ruler founded the city in 1156 AD.
The western most citadel of the desert, Jaisalmer has an ancient
history linked with its development as a trading center. Located
en-route one of the two passages, that connected India with
persia, egypt Africa and West. The Bhati Rajput sole guardians
of the city accumulate enough wealth through tax levied on the
passing carwans. Jaisalmer amid picturesque a marvel of
beautiful culture and harsh climate conditions.
The Sonar Quila Fort, made of yellow sand stone will immediately
command your attention here.
The city is also known for its old mansion better known as
havelies. Patwon Ki Haveli and Nathmalgi Ke Haveli, Salim
Singh Ji Ki Haveli most striking architecture a fine blend
of ancient and the medieval era. Shopping and lunch at
The sweeping sand dunes, enjoy the romance of solitude at
Kuldhara and your camel takes you deep in the thar desert,
the set hare is the most awaited experience. As the sum sets
the rolling golden dunes the surreal experience is worth.
Though the winter, followed by the cultural performance -
campfire with dinner in dunes.
New Arrangements for this Season.
1. Lunch at Hotel Moomal-It is the first hotel of Jaisalmer
carved in yellow sand stone. The best hotel for sharing
mouth watering ethanic Rajasthani food with the full of
2. Enjoy Rajasthani Food with traditional ethnic music.
3. Evening Tea, Sun set & Dinner with Bar-be-que, at
Arrival 7.00 AM Departure 3.30 PM
Jodhpur Special welcome on arrival and sight seeing of mighty
fort followed by lunch at Gorgious Umaid Bhawan Palace.
The city best known for its indigo-hued homes and buildings,
Jodhpur is the former capital of the Marwar. The Mehrangarh Fort
was built by Rao Jodha in 1459 and later his successions also
added new structures. The forts is situated 120 meters high
rocky hill, this fort is witness the lavish and royal history of
Fort stands on strong and wide walls, which are 20 to 120 feet
high and 12 to 70 feet thick its gigantic structure and finely
carved intricate sculpture are a treat for eye.
The royal structure boast their own saga of security and beauty
the perl palace has a delicately carved stone screen, umaid
vilas displays the Rajput miniature paintings and the ajit vilas
exhibits musical instruments and the royal costumes. Shopping of
Umaid Bhawan Palace worlds finest and largest palace in
the world Maharaja Umaid Singh utilized the services of a well
known Edwardian architect, henry vaughan lanchester for the
construction of this palace. There are 347 rooms in the palace
that boast about its grandness and splendor the central dome
that has become the identity of the palace 110 feet high. The
royal family in still lives a part of the palace also having the
old clock museum.
This is also the venue of lunch. After lunch back to Palace on
Wheels, dinner on board.
Arrival 5.00 AM Departure 8.45 AM
Bharatpur A royal kingdom where the jats, rather than the
Rajputs, ruled. Bharatpur's Jat History is not too old, with
Suraj Mal establishing a firm stronghold in a region
contested by both the Rajputs and the Mughals. Suraj Mal
exploits are legendary, and the fort, Lohargarh, or Iron
Fort, has a history that recounts it with pride. The only
fort in the state to have bastions of mud, these proved
meritorious because they simply swallowed up the cannon
shells not allowing them to impact.
The Keoladeo Ghana National Park one of the finest
bird sanctuary in the world was developed by a royal edict
when dykes were created so that water could be canalized for
the hunting preserve as the Maharaja of Bharatpur wished to
Over three hundred species of birds many of them migrant
species that come from parts as distant as Siberia and
New Arrangement for This season:
1. Break Fast at Bird Sanctuary-Nominated a world heritage
site it was declared a National Park in 1983. This 29 Sq. KM
park is one of the world's greatest heronries. It shallow,
fresh water marsh attracts thousands of migratory birds.
Day 7 Tuesday Agra Arrival 10.30 AM Departure 11.00 PM
Agra A visit to the world's most well known monument and well
worth its fame. The Taj Mahal built in the memory of his beloved
empress by emperor Shah Jahan, this marble mausoleum is the
greatest gesture of love known to mankind and is breathtakingly,
bewitchingly beautiful. Land for the building of the Taj Mahal
in Agra came from the Maharaja of Jaipur and the marble used in
its construction was from the mines of Makrana, also in
Rajasthan. The precious stones used in its inlay, and the
craftsmen employed for the twenty two years its construction
took, came not only from India, but from all over the World.
New Arrangement for this season.
1. Lunch at Palace Hotel.
2. Light & Sound culture Programme in the evening.
3. Gala Dinner at Hotel Mughal Sheraton.
The Taj Mahal is the perfect finale to your Royal Sojourn.