on Wheels Travel Packages
: Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Swai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur,
07 nights/08 days
Day 01 Wed. New Delhi- Reporting time 1600 hrs. dep. 1830 hrs.
The journey of life time begins at delhi cantonment station where the guests
are accorded a warm traditional welcome before the Palace- on-Wheels pulls out
into the night.. for a week long luxury cruise through fascinating rajasthan.
Day 02 Thu. Jaipur arrival 0200 hrs. dep. 1930 hrs.
The first stop of the Palace-on-wheels is Jaipur, one of the most well planned
cities of the world of its time. This capital city of Rajasthan, popularly known
as Pink City, was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 A.D. After
breakfast at board, to explore the city, an airconditioned coach takes you to
Hawa Mahal or Place Of winds, which is remarkable five storyed building. This
followed by a visit to Amber fort, eight km away, where rides on captioned elephants
ad to the ambience. After lunch at Palace hotel, you are off to the city palace,
home of the erstwhile royal family. right across to the road from the city palace
is Jantar Mantar, largest observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh II. The luxury
coaches will take you back to Palace-on-wheels around 6.30 Pm. dinner on board
Day 03 Fri Jaisalmer arrival 0815 hrs. Dep. 2300 hrs.
In the heart of the Thar Desert lies Jaisalmer, founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156
A.D. Here the yellow sand stone fort is an imposing sight towering magnificently
over the city. discover the painstakingly latticed havelis or mansions with
their grand facades . The Nathmalji- ki-Haveli, Salim singh-ki-haveli and Patwon-ki-Haveli
are the fine examples of the stone carver's skills. After lunch on board, go
for an exciting camel ride on the sand dunes of Sam, before sipping a refreshing
cup of tea. enjoy the dinner and the cultural programs at hotel in Jaisalmer.
the train leaves for Jodhpur at night.
Day 04 Sat Jodhpur arrival 0700 hrs. dep. 1530 hrs.
Next morning the Palace-on-wheels is in jodhpur, a city ringed by a high stone
wall with seven gates and several bastions. This second largest city of Rajasthan,
founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D. is known for its rock solid Mehrangarh fort.
The grand palaces within Moti Mahal, sheesh Mahal, phool Mahal, sileh Khana
and Daulat Khana are impressive examples of architectural excellence. Near the
fort comples lies Jaswant Thada, and group of royal cenotaphs made of Marble.
After lunch at Palace hotel, return to the Palace-on-wheels.
Day 05 Sun Sawai Madhopur arrival 0400 hrs. dep. 1030 hrs
One can almost sense a life of the wilderness, as the palace-on-wheels arrives
in Sawai Madhopur, a city named after founder Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I.
After breakfast at board visit the Ranthambhore National park wherein are located
the ruins of the 10th century fort. The wildlife sanctuary is considered to
be the country's best for observing and photographing the activities of the
Tiger. Upon returns to the Palace-on-wheels, you leave for Chittaurgarh, when
one gets an opportunity to watch the colorful countryside passing by in the
05 Sun Chittaurgarh arrival 1600 hrs.
After lunch at board you are in Chittaurgarh. Images of love and valour, scars
of battles lost and won.... thrice besieged, Chittaurgarh Fort is all this and
more. Moving legends of honour and pride will echo in your minds as you proceed
Day 06 Mon Udaipur Dep. 2000 hrs. from Chittaurgarh .
The luxury Coaches will take you to Udaipur, the Lake City, the next morning.
it was founded by Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar, after the sisodia dynasty was
driven away by the Mughals, in 1559 A.D.. perhaps the two most beautiful sites
of Udaipur are dream like marble Palaces- Jag Niwas (LAKE PALACE) and the Jag
Mandir, which appear to rise from blue waters of Lake Pichola. After lunch at
Lake Palace hotel, a visit to the City Palace is exhilarating. The luxury coach
then takes you back to the Palace-on-Wheels at Chittaurgarh, thus winding up
a day full of delights.
Day 07 Tue Bharatpur arrival 0630 hrs. dep. 1145 hrs.
Early next morning, the Palace-on-wheels arrives Bharatpur, the capital of Maharaja
Suraj Mal. After breakfast pay a visit to the world famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo
Ghana National Park, the nesting place for thousands of Egrets, Siberian Cranes,
Migratory waterfowl and other species of birds.
Day 07 Tue Agra arrival 1430 hrs. Dep. 2100 hrs.
Arrive Fatehpur Sikri the red stone Mughal palatial complex within the enclosure
is a mosque built by the Mughal emperor Akbar and dedicated to Sheikh Salim
Chisti, Muslim Saint who blessed him with a son. After lunch move on from the
Red fort and arrive at The Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
a pristine memory of his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. After diinner on the board
and good night sleep.
Day 08 Wed Arrive Delhi 0600 hrs.
Arrive Delhi cantt. Let the pleasant memories of the past week linger on your
mind for a long long time.
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