The itinerary of Palace on Wheels includes 7 Nights/8 Days of a royal journey on this luxurious train. In this period you visit many beautiful cities, historical monuments, wildlife sanctuaries and experience an enjoyment of the lifetime. The train leaves Delhi on every Wednesday from Delhi cant. Railway station.
Day 01 - Wednesday - Delhi
Your lifetime journey on the Palace on Wheels starts from the Delhi Cant. Railway Station at 17.45 hrs, where the guests are accorded with a warm, traditional welcome. Dinner is served onboard at 20.00 hrs and you are on the way to Jaipur.
Day 02 - Thursday - Jaipur
Arrival: 02.00 hrs. Departure 19.30 hrs
Elephants and a Shehnai recitation greet you at your arrival at the pink city of Jaipur. You have your lunch at famous Rambagh Palace Hotel. In Jaipur you visit Hawa Mahal, the Jantar Mantar (the largest observatory built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh), Nahargarh fort, Amber fort and many more places. You return back to Palace on Wheels around 18.30hrs where the dinner awaits you onboard.
Day 03 - Friday - Jaisalmer
Arrival: 08.15 hrs. Departure 23.00 hrs
Jaisalmer is one of the popular tourist destinations of Rajasthan. The city is famous for its golden fort made of yellow sandstones. The Patwon ki haveli and Nathmalji ki haveli are the finest examples of the sculptor's skills. The sand dunes outside Jaisalmer provide you an excellent place for a camel ride. After lunch on board you can enjoy a camel safari in the sand dunes. Dinner on the sand dunes under the moonlit sky is another highlight of your visit. You can enjoy the cultural programs at a hotel in Jaisalmer and then return to the Palace on Wheels and the train then leaves for Jodhpur at night.
Day 04 - Saturday - Jodhpur
Arrival: 07.00 hrs. Departure 15.30 hrs
Next morning the Palace on Wheels reaches Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan fortified by a high stonewall with seven gates and several fortresses. The famous tourist spots here include Mehrangarh Fort, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana. You have your lunch at the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace and return to the Palace on Wheels.
Day 05 - Sunday - Sawai Madhopur
Arrival: 04.00 hrs. Departure: 10.30 Hrs
Sawai Madhopur is famous for Ranthambore National Park, one of the most famous national parks of India. Here you can enjoy a safari ride to explore a variety of wildlife including tigers, chital, deer, monkeys and many more like them. Another not to be missed tourist attraction here is Ranthambore Fort. After that you return to the Palace on Wheels and leave for Chittorgarh. Arrival Chittorgarh: 15.30 Hrs
Chittorgarh is known as the city of bravery and romance. The 7th century Chittorgarh Fort, has witnessed many wars fought over to protect the dignity and respect of the beautiful queen, Padmini. Other attractions here include Vijay Stambh (Tower of Victory) and the Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame). After visiting Chittorgarh, you start your journey for Udaipur.
Day 06 -Monday - Udaipur
Arrival: 15.30 hrs
You reach Udaipur, the city of lakes next day and take a tour to the palaces, forts and temples of Udaipur. You also visit the most beautiful sites of Udaipur, the Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and the Jag Mandir, which appear to rise from the blue waters of Lake Pichola. After that you have lunch at the Lake Palace Hotel.
Day 07 - Tuesday - Bharatpur-Agra
Arrival: 06.30 hrs. Departure 11.45 hrs
The Palace on Wheels arrives in Bharatpur in the early hours of the day. After breakfast, you are set to visit the world famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary also famous as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. You can see here many varieties of birds including the rare migratory birds like Siberian cranes.
Day 07 - Tuesday - Agra
Arrival - 14.30 Hrs
The same day you arrive at Fatehpur Sikri here you can visit a mosque built by the Mughal emperor Akbar, dedicated to Sheikh Salim Chishti, a Muslim Sufi saint. After that you have lunch at a hotel in Agra and visit the wonderful Taj Mahal, constructed by Shah Jahan, as a symbol of love for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Day 08 - Wednesday - Delhi
Arrival - 06.00 hrs
You have your dinner on board get set to return to Delhi. The luxury train arrives at Delhi Cantt Railway station the next morning. You have your breakfast on board the train. And here your unforgettable journey comes to its conclusion.
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