Rajasthan Royal Train Tour
Places Covered : Delhi – Jaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Chittorgarh – Ranthambore – Udaipur – Agra – Bharatpur – Delhi
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Day 01 – Wednesday
Delhi, step on board to a royal welcome, dinner on board, depart from Delhi cantonment railway station for Jaipur at 18.30 hrs. (Reporting Time: 16.00 hrs)
Day 02 – Thursday
Jaipur arr. 0200 hrs be greeted by caparisoned elephants, welcome to the pink city of Jaipur. Discover Hawa Mahal, Amber fort, Jantar Mantar and city palace, and silent sentinels of a glorious era. Lunch at Ram Baugh palace. Dine under stars at Jaimahal Palace. Depart for Jaisalmer at 19.30hrs.
Day 03 – Friday
Jaisalmer arr. 08.15 hrs, arrive at the 12th century city of Jaisalmer dominated by its sandstone fort of 99 bastions. Visit the exquisitely carved havelis and palaces with their latticed windows, balconies, cupolas and facades. Experience the famed camel safaris and desert camps, and dine under the stars as the rhythm of Rajasthani music drifts into the night. Depart for Jodhpur at 23.00 hrs.
Day 04 – Saturday
Jodhpur arr. 07.00 hrs, the Meharangarh fort looks large over this 15th century city. Visit this magnificent fort and Jaswant Thada, the royal cenotaph. Lunch at the Umaid Bhavan Palace, the royal residence, a part of which is now a hotel. Depart for Ranthambhor at 15.30 hrs.
Day 05 – Sunday
Sawai Madhopur arr. 04.00 hrs, welcome to the beautiful 10th century fort of Ranthambhor, surrounded by the Ranthambhor national park, a project tiger reserve, the imposing ramparts of the fort soar high above … still echoing the ancient past. Depart for Chittaurgarh at 10.30 hrs
Chittaurgarh arrival 16.00 hrs, images of love and valor. Scars of battle lost and won, thrice
desieged, Chittaurgarh fort is all this and more. Moving legends of honor and pride. Dinner on board, depart for Udaipur.
Day 06 – Monday
Udaipur arr. 20.00 hrs, moving legends of honor and pride as you proceed to Udaipur, the city of lakes, palaces and gardens temples and forts. Lunch at the lake palace hotel, the former residence of the prince of Mewar. Enjoy the tranquility of lake Pichola; visit the city palace in all its ancient glory, the residence of Maharajas of Udaipur.
Day 07 – Tuesday
Bharatpur arr. 0630 hrs, a wonderland of birds, visit the renowned Keoladeo Ghana national park at Bharatpur, once the preserve of the Maharaja of Bharatpur and now a world heritage site. It is home to 300 species of birds, some flying from as far as China and Siberia.Depart for Agra at 11.45.
Agra – arr. 14.30 Visit the red fort stone of Fatehpur Sikri. Lunch at the Mughal Sheraton in Agra and visit to one of the most beautiful monuments ever conceived, the Taj Mahal. Depart for Delhi at 23.00 hrs.
Day 08 – Wednesday
Delhi arr. 06.00 hrs, breakfast on board, return to Delhi Cantonment railway station with unforgettable memories.