Rajasthan – Delhi – Agra
07 Nights & 08 Days
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels:
As per its officially stated itinerary, the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is supposed to start its journey at New Delhi. It would be going to places like jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Modhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur and Agra during its journey. The journey would start at 6.30 in the evening and would end at 4 in the morning when the train arrives back at Delhi. This tour is going to last for seven nights and eight days. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels has an aggregate of 22 coaches. Out of these are 13 deluxe saloons, two restro lounges, staff cars and spa car each at the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
Day 01 – Sunday – New Delhi:
The journey would begin at the Safdarjung Railway station in Delhi. At the station you would be treated to a nice and traditonal Indian welcome. Your journey kicks off at night and would herald a seven day long dream through the mysteries of Rajasthan. Your journey starts at 16.00 hours and the train leaves at 18.30 hours.
Day 02 – Monday – Jaipur :
Arrival 03.00 hrs. Departure 19.30 hrs
The initial stop of your tour on the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is Jaipur. It is among the most properly planned cities of the world. It is Rajasthan’s capital and is also dubbed the Pink City. This exotic city, was established in 1727 A.D by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II.
You would be exploring Jaipur in a coach that is equipped with air-conditioning facilities. You will be visiting the Hawa Mahal which is also known as the Palace of Winds. It is a splendid building comprising of five floors. It is right there on the main street. Its windows are built out of sandstone and look like semi octagonal honey combs. Afterwards you would be going to the Amber Fort. Here you would be taking a ride on elephants for climbing the hill. You would take your lunch at a five star hotel. After your lunch you would be going to the City Palace Museum and Observatory.
Day 03 – Tuesday – Jaisalmer:
Arrival 09.00 hrs. Departure 23.45 hrs
Jaisalmer is in the midst of the Thar desert. It was set up in 1156 AD by Rawal Jaisal. The most impressive tourist attraction at Jaisalmer is the fort that has been built from yellow sandstone. It is a huge structure that dwarfs the city. The architectural excellence of this city is reflected in its mansions. Some of the major mansions here are Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Salim Singh-ki-haveli and the Patwon-ki-haveli . Here you can buy pattu shawls, mirror work, trinkets, embroidered articles, silver jewelry, wooden boxes and curios. Your lunch would served on board. After your lunch you would be going for a ride on camels in the sand dunes. Your dinner would be at a five star hotel and would be accompanied with a cultural performance.
Day 04- Wednesday – Jodhpur:
Arrival 07.00 hrs. Departure 15.30 hrs
On the 4th day you would be going to Jodhpur. It is surrounded by a stone wall that is pretty high and has seven gates along with a number of citadels. It is the second biggest city in Rajasthan. It was set up in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha. The Mehrangarh fort is the major attraction. Some other tourist attractions are Moti Mahal, Sileh Khana, Sheesh Mahal, Daulat Khana, Phool Mahal and Jaswant Thada. You would have your lunch at the Palace hotel and then you need to come back to the train. At Jodhpur you could buy breeches, paintings, embroidered shoes, ties, metal curios, dyed fabrics and silverware.
Day 05 – Thursday – Sawai Modhopur:
Arrival 04.00 hrs. Departure 10.30 hrs
On the fifth day you would be going to Sawai Modhopur. The city has named after Maharaja Sawai Modho Singh. After your breakfast you would be going to the Ranthambhor National Park. Here you would see the remnants of a fort that had been built in the 10th century AD. This is the best place if you want to capture the tigers and their ways of life on camera. The total area of this park is 392 square kilometers. Here you would be find some other animals like hyenas, jackals and foxes. At Sawai Modhopur you would be able to buy exclusive toys, costumes and ethnic jewelry.
Arrival Chittaurgarh 16.00 hrs
On the fifth day itself you would be coming to Chittaurgarh on the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels after your lunch. This location has a tremendous amount of historical importance. This place breathes in history and you would be seeing that first hand for yourself.
Day 06 – Friday- Udaipur:
Arrival 07:30 hrs. Departure 17.30 hrs
On the sixth day you would come to Udaipur. Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar found the city of Udaipur at 1559 AD after the Mughals threw out the Sisodia dynasty. The major tourist attractions at Udaipur are the Jag Mandir and the Jag Niwas. You would have your lunch at a five star hotel and then visit he City Palace.
Day 07 – Saturday – Bharatpur / Agra :
Arrival 06.30 hrs. Departure 9.00 hrs
On the morning of the 7th day you would go to Bharatpur, which is the capital of Maharaja Suraj Mal . After you had your breakfast you would go to Keoladeo Ghana National Park, which is a major bird sanctuary of the world. Here you would find a number of birds like Egrets, Water Fowls and Siberian Cranes.
Day 07 – Saturday – Agra:
Arrival 12.00 hrs. Departure 21.00 hrs
When you arrive at Agra you would going to the Agra Fort. Once you finish your lunch you would be going to the Taj Mahal. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan after his wife Mumtaj Mahal passed away. It is a well known monument. The Pietra Dura inlay work of the Taj Mahal is famous as are the jewelry and leather products of Agra.
Day 08 – Sunday – Delhi:
Arrival 04.00 hrs
You would arrive at the Safdarjung Railway station in Delhi. You would have your breakfast on the train itself. Your journey would come to an end here and would leave you with pleasant memories.