Palace on Wheels Train Tour
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination: Delhi – Ranthambore – Udaipur – Jaipur – Agra – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi
DAY 1 Night : WED : DELHI Depart :
Report at Safderjung Railway Station (Near Motibagh Flyover) by 9 p.m.
After Check-in formalities, train departs by 11 p.m.
DAY 2 : THURS : RANTHAMBHORE – Tiger Reserve
Train stabled at Sawai Madhopur Railway station for full day.
Early Morning & post lunch ,group excursion to Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve.
Besides Tigers, the other inhabitants of Ranthambhore Jungle include Panthers, Sloth bears, Pythons, Marsh crocodiles, variety of deer & bird species.
All meals on board
Day 3: FRI: UDAIPUR –City Of Lakes
Visit magnificently built City Palace Complex, spread over Seven different levels & continuously built over 250 years since early 17th Century by Maharanas of Udaipur Also visit nearby located Crystal gallery, with personal collection of Udaipur Royalty.
Enjoy Boat ride in Lake Pichola, around the famous Lake Palace Hotel, perched on a small island
After lunch in 5 Star Hotel return to Railway station & rain departs.
Day 4: SAT: JAIPUR-The Pink City
Morning excursion to 16th Century built Amber Fort Palace, located on a small hillock
Enjoy elephant joy ride up fort’s steep ramparts & time free to discover the Palace Complex & Lunch in Restaurant located in the Fort Later visit 18th century built City palace, located in the Pink city & nearby located UNESCO World Heritage site of Jantar Mantar (operational sun dial).
Return to the train & depart
Day 5: SUN MORNING: FATEHPUR SIKRI-Ghost Town
This UNESCO World Heritage Site, Palace town built in red sandstone in late 16th century was only occupied for 15 years, & soon abandoned due to water scarcity
Day 5: Afternoon: SUN: AGRA –City Of Taj Mahal
Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site of Agra Fort & of course- The Taj Mahal, one of seven wonder of modern world.
DAY 6 : MON : KHAJURAHO – Kama Sutra Temples
The erotic Kama sutra Hindu & Jain temple clusters, built between 10th to 12th century are an UNESCO World Heritage site.
DAY 7 : TUE : VARANASI : The Holy Ganges & Sarnath
Early morning, walk to the ancient Ghats (cemented river banks) of Holy River Ganges & enjoy boat ride to view traditional bathing rites & rituals of Hindu priests & pilgrims
After onboard breakfast, proceed for excursion to UNESCO World Heritage site of Sarnath, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon in 5th century B.C..
Drive back to Varanasi & after lunch in 5 Star Hotel, return to train