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Palace on Wheels
Roll back the pages of time for one glorious week, re capture the pomp and pageantry of a royal past in royal style...
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This program is flexible. You can add more cities/days, change the hotels and start the program any day you wish. The road travel is by private chauffer driven cars.

Roll back the pages of time for one glorious week, re capture the pomp and pageantry of a royal past in royal style. Step aboard the Palace on Wheels, once the personal railway coaches of the erstwhile rulers of the princely states of Gujrat and Rajputana, the viceroy of British India and the Nizam of Hyderabad. See Rajasthan in all its splendour and the TajMahal at Agra..a celebration of everything that is beautiful..A journey into the past on a luxury train.

Travelling on the famed Palace on Wheels is one of the most memorable ways to explore India's stately splendour. Unquestionably it's an unparalleled experience to ride the replica carriages refurbished to look like the original saloons of the Maharajas, the erstwhile rulers of India. The Palace on Wheels is one of India's most fascinating sojourns covering the pink state capital Jaipur, the golden citadel Jaisalmer, the blue city of Jodhpur, the National Park Ramthambhor, the symbol of chivalry Chittorgarh, romantic city of Lakes Udaipur, the bird sanctuary Bharatpur and the mughal capital Agra before returning to Delhi.

The Palace on Wheels has been rated one of the ten best luxurious train journeys in the world. Originally the train had 12 fully furnished non-air conditioned saloons, once owned by former Maharajas, Governor Generals and Viceroys of the British period. The Palace on Wheels started as unique holiday concept hauled by a steam engine with its inaugural trip on 26th January,1982.

In 1991, a new air-conditioned meter gauge Palace on Wheels on the lines of the old heritage train was launched. The interiors of the current 14 saloons are authentic replicas of the historic coaches.

Each saloon is equipped with twin- bedded cabins, each with channel music, intercom, with attached baths and running hot and cold water and a shower.

Day 01    Wed    Delhi: Check in at stipulated time. Dinner onboard the Palace on Wheels. Depart for Jaipur.

Day 02    Thu    Jaipur: You will be greeted by caparisoned elephants and strains of the Shehnai …. Welcome to the Pink City of Jaipur. Lunch at Rambagh Palace. Discover Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum, Naharagarh Fort, Amer Fort ….. Silent sentinels to a glorious era.

Day 03    Fri    Jaisalmer: 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. Later enjoy a feast of Rajasthani cuisine accompanied by music and folk dancing

Day 04    Sat    Jodhpur: The Mehrangarh Fort is all – pervasive in this 15th century city. Visit this magnificent fort and Jaswanthada, a royal cenotaph close by. Lunch is served at the Umaid Bhawan Palace – the royal residence – part of which is now a hotel.

Day 05    Sun    Sawai Madhopur Tiger Reserve / Chittorgarh: Welcome to the tranquility of Sawai Madhopur and the beautiful 10th century fort of Ranthambore. Surrounded by the Ranthambore National Park, a Project Tiger reserve, the imposing ramparts of the fort soar above ….. they too have tales to tell !!! Continue on to Chittorgarh. Images of love and valour; scars of battles lost and battles won … Thirce besieged the fortified bastion of Chittorgarh is all this and more. The moving legends of hounor and pride will linger in your memory long after you leave this place.

Day 06    Mon    Udaipur: Proceed to Udaipur, the city of Lakes, Palaces and Garden, Temples and Forts this morning. Lunch at the Lake Palace Hotel, the former summer residence of the princess of Mewar. Enjoy the tranquility of Lake Pichola …. Visit the City Palace in all its ancient glory, the residence of the Maharajas of Udaipur.

Day 07    Tue    Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra / Delhi: A wonderland for 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 in from as far as Siberia and China. Visit Fatehpur Sikri enroute to Agra. The palaces of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar, as well as  tombs and mosques in his capital are truly magnificent. Lunch at the Taj View in Agra and proceed to one of the most beautiful monuments ever conceived – THE TAJ MAHAL, built by Emperor Shah Jahan to commemorate eternal love for his queen, Mumtaz Mahal. Breathtaking it its proportions and craftsmanship, it is captivating. The timeless city of Agra offers you many more monuments and tombs, all exquisite in architectural skill and beauty.

Day 08    Wed    Arrive Delhi: Arrive Delhi in the morning and proceed for your onward destination…….

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