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Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

Trip Route
Delhi – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Chittorgarh – Sawai Madhopur – Jaipur – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Agra – Delhi

Highlights

This tour is extensively planned to take you through the whispering sands of desert, the intriguing sagas of forts and palaces, and the adventurous escapades to the wilds; while you witness the luxuries on the train in a truly royal fashion. The luxurious Royal Rajasthan on Wheels takes you through a seven day exploration of the vibrant Rajasthan. Your royal journey begins from Delhi and takes you through various erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, and Jaipur. After experiencing multifaced Rajasthan you will visit Khajuraho temples India’s unique gift to the world and then Varanasi, The holy city and city of temples and ghats. In the end the Taj Mahal at Agra.

The entire expedition has been thoroughly planned like the palace on wheels to take you back into the history. Most enjoyable journeys are short lived but long remembered. This journey will come to an end at Delhi. Which will, the onset of your reliving these cherished memories for a life time come get captivated.

Trip Plan
Delhi – Safdarjung Station

Day-1, Sunday, Departure 5.30 PM
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.

Jodhpur
Day-2, Monday, Arrive at 09.15 AM. Breakfast on board | Departure 4.30 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. Lunch at the fabulous 5 star hotel & dinner on board.

Udaipur
Day-3, Tuesday, Arrival 07.00 AM Breakfast on board | Departure 2.30 PM
Water marked by whimsy & splendor, the Venice of the holds stage as one of India’s truly seductive cities with palaces, havelis, gardens & temples at every turn. Visit to the beautiful princely city palace. Lunch at 5 star hotel followed by a trip to crystal gallery.

Chittorgarh
Day-3, Tuesday, Arrival 4.45 PM | Departure 10 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.

Sawai Madhopur
Day-4, Wednesday, Arrival 05.30 AM Breakfast on board. Departure 09.15 AM
Located in the eastern part of Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur’s claim to fame today is the Ranthombore fort & Rathambore 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 enroute the park by the name of Amareshwar Mohadeo temple which can be visited by tourist. Lunch on board.

Jaipur

Day-4, Wednesday, Arrival 11:30 AM | Departure 10.15 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 5 star 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 hotel jai Mahal palace with cultural program.

Khajuraho
Day-5, Thursday, Arrival 10.45AM Breakfast on board | Departure 8 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 5-star hotel & dinner on board.

Varanasi (Banaras)
Day-6, 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 and 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 5-star hotel & dinner on board. Sightseeing include visit to Ghats, Maha Aarti, temples & Buddhist Temples at Sarnath.

Agra, Taj Mahal
Day-7, 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 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 5-star hotel & dinner on board.

Delhi
Day-8, Sunday, Arrival 04.00 AM Breakfast on board. Check out time 07.45 AM
Tour end at Delhi.

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels train departs every Sunday from October to March
Tariff per night in USD
October 2012- March 2013
Category Prices
Super Deluxe Salon (Suite) USD 1600 per suite per night
Deluxe Salon (Twin sharing) USD 590 per person per night
Deluxe Salon single USD 825 per person per night
  • 50% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children between 05-12 years of age.
  • 10% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children below 05 years.

There will be a 10% surcharge levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas (25th December) and New Year (1st January)
Cost includes :
Cost of travel, all meals, accommodation, conducted sightseeing tours in deluxe coaches, entrance fee for monuments, palaces cultural entertainment.

Cost excludes liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature and video camera charges for entry into Parks and monuments.

Itinerary , tariff and terms are subject to change without notice.

Reservation

  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.

Cancellation
(a) In case of FITs

  1. 5% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
  2. 20% of ticket value 30-59 days prior to departure.
  3. 100% of ticket value between less than 30 days prior to departure.

(b) In case of Group and Charter

  1. 10% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
  2. 100% of ticket value between 0 to 59 days prior to departure.
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