Golden Triangle Palace On Wheels Special
Explore the majestic land of Rajasthan and experience a journey worthy of the Maharajas of yore. Rajasthan opens its treasure chest and presents all its mystical charms for the astute guests aboard Palace on Wheels train.
Day 1 New Delhi Departure
Reporting to Safdarjung Railway Station New Delhi till 4.30 pm. Welcome activities like garlanding, tikka, and turban & check-in formalities for the ‘Week in Wonderland’ train tour will be carried out. Some time is free for photoshoots & other activities. Enjoy a welcome drink at the Bar Lounge. Depart for Jaipur at 6.30 pm. Dinner will be served in the train.
Day 2 Jaipur
Breakfast will be served on-board. Royal elephant welcome at the railway station. Visit the St. Albert Museum, Pink City Palace & UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jantar Mantar. Enjoy a brief stoppage at Hawa Mahal, visit Amber Fort in the afternoon to enjoy elephant rides. Lunch at 1135 AD Boutique Restaurant. Visit the local markets in the evening for some shopping.
Return back to the Palace on Wheels for departure to the next destination.
Day 3 Ranthambore Tiger Reserve - Chittaurgarh Hill Fort
Early morning at 6.30 am, proceed for Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. This place serves as one of the best Tiger reserves in India. Take a jeep safari to the whole area & experience Tigers & other wildlife species in their natural habitat.
Return back to Sawai Madhopur railway station. Depart on the train by 10 am. Lunch on-board.
The train will reach Chittaurgarh Fort station at around 4 pm. Take a visit to the Chittaurgarh Fort which is a world heritage site by UNESCO. Enjoy the light & sound show at the fort. Return to the train for dinner. The train will depart after midnight.
Day 4 Udaipur
Train will arrive at Udaipur railway station around 8 am. Visit the 17th Century built – City Palace complex with eleven constituent Mahals, balconies, towers and cupolas. Also visit Crystal Gallery – housing personal collection of H.H. of Udaipur. Take a boat ride to the Lake Palace Hotel. Enjoy lunch at Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel.
Get free time for shopping & visit Saheliyon ki Bari. Return to the train by 3 pm. Depart for Jaisalmer, dinner will be on-board.
Day 5 Jaisalmer
After breakfast at around 9.30 am, visit the Jaisalmer Fort. It is one of the only living fort complexes in India. It was built in the 15th century. Jaisalmer is known as the Sun City because it glows Golden under the afternoon sunlight.
Then visit Patwon ki Haveli, one of the largest and most elaborate mansion houses .-which is five storey high & extensively carved. Nearby is located a group of 15th century built Jain Temples, which are beautifully carved & have a library hosting some of the oldest manuscripts of India.
Proceed for Lunch to 5-Star Hotel & later return to train for brief rest and tea. At 4:30PM proceed for excursion to Sam sand Dunes in Thar Desert for Camel joy ride during sunset. Later enjoy Cultural Program & Dinner at 5-Star Hotel. Return to train by 10:00PM & depart.
Day 6 Jodhpur
Train arrives at 08:00 AM in Jodhpur and after on-board breakfast proceed for sightseeing of 16th century built Mehrangarh Fort, atop a rocky hill which soars 125 Mts. above Jodhpur town. The Palace complex it is approached by a series of gateways set at an angle so that enemy armies could not charge, with any success. Once past the Fort gates, you have access to breath taking Palatial Apartments (Mahal), overlooking wide courtyards. Inside the fort complex is a museum having wide & impressive collection of Royal dresses & Medieval weapons. Nearby the Fort complex is located, late 19th century built Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble. Later visit museum at Umaid Bhawan Palace, displaying personal artifacts of H.H. Maharaja of Jodhpur. Lunch is served at Hanwant Mahal Boutique Restaurant.
Return to Palace on Wheels train and depart by 3:30PM. Dinner is served on-board.
Day 7 Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - Agra
At 06:30 AM proceed to UNESCO world Heritage Site of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary& enjoy cycle rickshaw ride to view many of 375 species of both local & migratory birds (from places like Sri-Lanka, Europe, Siberia, China and Tibet). Return to train for breakfast & depart by 08:45 AM.
Train drops you at Railway station on outskirts of Agra at 10:30 AM. The sightseeing tour starts with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Agra Fort, the seat of power of the once mighty Mughal Empire. Lunch at ITC Mughal Hotel is followed by a visit to the majestic Taj Mahal, one of seven wonders of modern world & a flawless architectural wonder built in white marble. Afterwards, guests have some time free for shopping.
Then return to train for onboard dinner & depart.
Day 8 Delhi Return
The Palace on Wheels train returns to Delhi’s Safdarjung Railway Station by 05:30AM. Check-out by 07:15 AM after early breakfast.
- Accommodation using Starting Room Category of Each Hotel on Twin Sharing Basis.
- Daily Breakfast as per the above package in the hotel.
- Airport Transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary by Air – Conditioned Sedan or MUV/SUV 04-06 Guests/ Similar with an ALL INDIA TOURIST PERMIT.
- All currently applicable taxes, however, any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra.