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Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Itinerary

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Agra - Delhi

With the tour program of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, guests not just visit to places but visit them in style. The weeklong luxury train journey takes you to the land of Rajput warrior princes along with culturally rich destinations such as Khajuraho, Agra and Varanasi.


A heady mix of forts, palaces, wildlife, temples and bazaars, the itinerary of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels transports you to an era of elegance, indulgence and adventure. The red carpet welcome, courteous staff, gourmet dining and tastefully crafted sightseeing activities ensure that you indeed feel like a royalty on and off this train for the entire duration of your rail journey.

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Itinerary for the season 2014 - 2015 is as follows:

Day 1 Sunday

Delhi: The Heart of India

The city clearly demonstrates the influence of the ancient Mughal era and today's metropolitan outlook. Being the capital of the country, Delhi holds prominence in culture and tourism. You find the finest hotels and shopping malls along with the ancient structures and gardens in contrast to leave you delighted.

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
  • 1600 HRS: Reporting at Safdarjung Railway Station
  • 2000 HRS: Dinner aboard the train
  • 2100 HRS: Departure for Jodhpur

Day 2 Monday

Jodhpur: The Pink City

The city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan is certain to take you to a different dimension altogether. The place is rightfully called the "Blue City" with the walls of the houses tinted in blue. Further the bazaars display the colorful range of commodities and the spices confirm the animated nature of the place. The view of the imposing Mehrangarh Fort is the highlight of the city.

Mehrangarh Fort
  • 0730 HRS: Breakfast
  • 0800 HRS: Arrival in Jodhpur
  • 0900 HRS: Sightseeing trip across Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan and shopping in Jodhpur market
  • 1315 HRS: Lunch at a 5 star palace hotels
  • 1530 HRS: Return to the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
  • 1630 HRS: Depart for Udaipur
  • 2000 HRS: Dinner on board

Day 3 Tuesday

Udaipur: The City of Lakes

Luring the visitors with the magnificent palaces and fortifications, Udaipur, Rajasthan is one of the major tourist destinations. Also known as the "lake city", it is sealed to the air of romance. The place is beautifully set up amidst the Aravalli hills with three connecting lakes. Colorful Udaipur is yet another example of the diverse area in Rajasthan.

City Palace
  • 0700 HRS: Arrival in Udaipur
  • 0730 HRS: Breakfast aboard the train
  • 0830 HRS: Sightseeing trip across Sahelion ki Baari, City Palace, and boat ride on the Lake Pichola
  • 1230 HRS: Lunch at a 5 star palace hotel
  • 1415 HRS: Return back to the train and depart for Chittorgarh
  • 1645 HRS: Sightseeing across Chittorgarh Fort
  • 1800 HRS: High Tea in the fort restaurant
  • 1830 HRS: Light and Sound show
  • 2000 HRS: Back in the train
  • 2030 HRS: Dinner onboard the train
  • 2200 HRS: Departure for Sawai Madhopur

Day 4 Wednesday

Sawai Madhopur: A Tiger Lover's Paradise

The range of activity for the visitors of Rajasthan continues, Sawai Modhpur readily offers you with the thrilling experience of wildlife safari. World famous Ranthambore National Park which houses numerous exotic animals lies nearly. Also the UNESCO heritage site of the historic Ranthambore Fort enhances up to the attraction.


Jaipur: The Pink City

The Capital of Rajasthan is also called the "Pink City" because of the color of the stones used to build this walled city. The culture and the heritage of the place are noteworthy, represented by the magnificent palaces, havelis and forts. The bazaars of Jaipur exhibit their famous block prints, jewelries and camel skin merchandises.

Tiger at Ranthambore
  • 0530 HRS: Arrival at Sawai Madhopur
  • 0600 HRS: Departure for Ranthambore National Park
  • 0915 HRS: Return to the train for breakfast
  • 0930 HRS: Departure for Jaipur
  • Jaipur
  • 1130 HRS: Arrival at Jaipur
  • 1145 HRS: Sightseeing of Jaipur
  • 1215 HRS: Arrival at Amer Fort for sightseeing
  • 1330 HRS: Lunch at Café Amber
  • 1500 HRS: Shopping in Jaipur market
  • 1545 HRS: Explore Jantar Mantar and City Palace
  • 1800 HRS: Return to the train for tea and refreshments
  • 1930 HRS: Departure for Dinner in a city hotel
  • 2000 HRS: Cultural Program and Dinner
  • 2130 HRS: Return to the train
  • 2215 HRS: Depart for Khajuraho

Day 5 Thursday

Khajuraho: A Medieval Marvel

The Hindu and Jain temples that are counted as the UNESCO Heritage site is carved with beautiful yet erotic sculptures. These figurines depict the celebration of eroticism from the Kamasutra (erotica). Khajuraho lies in Madhya Pradesh and has the Vindhya Range as its background, making the place look fascinating.

Khajuraho
  • 0800 HRS: Breakfast aboard the train
  • 1000 HRS: Arrival in Khajuraho and exploration of the western group of temples
  • 1300 HRS: Lunch at a 5 star palace hotel
  • 1430 HRS: Exploration of the southern group of temples
  • 1700 HRS: Return to the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels for tea and refreshments
  • 1800 HRS: Light and Sound Show
  • 1700 HRS: Departure for Varanasi
  • 2015 HRS: Dinner to be served

Day 6 Friday

Varanasi: The Quaint Temple Town

One of the holiest places of the Hindus, Bhuddists and Jains, lies on the banks of the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh. Old palaces, temples and terraces are fringing the banks that are connected a chain of stone steps. Varanasi attracts mostly Hindu pilgrims to bathe in the holy water of Ganga. The bazaars are chaotic and the religious rituals are performed vigorously.

Evening Aart in Varanasi
  • 0600 HRS: Arrival in Varanasi
    Departure for boat ride in the River Ganga and exploration of city attractions
  • 0900 HRS: Return to the train for breakfast
  • 1000 HRS: Depart for Sarnath
  • 1300 HRS: Lunch in a city hotel
  • 1430 HRS: Return to the train for some rest and relaxation
  • 1600 HRS: Leave for visiting the Varanasi ghats and the local markets
  • 1930 HRS: Post evening Aarti on the River banks, return to the train
  • 2000 HRS: Dinner aboard the train
  • 2100 HRS: Depart for Agra

Day 7 Saturday

Agra: The City of Emperors

Very famous for the intricate and beautiful architectures, Agra is home to the world famous destination the "Taj Mahal". This city lies along the banks of the Yamuna River, Uttar Pradesh. Agra was the former Capital of India during the Mughal era, so has left back the magnificent art works for us to view and sing their praises.

Taj Mahal, Agra
  • 0730 HRS: Breakfast
  • 1000 HRS: Arrival in Agra Cantonment
  • 1015 HRS: Leave for city tour across Agra Fort etc
  • 1215 HRS: Lunch at 5 star hotel
  • 1415 HRS: Exploration of Taj Mahal and the Agra markets
  • 1830 HRS: Light and Sound show
  • 2015 HRS: Return to the train
  • 2030 HRS: Dinner aboard the train
  • 2100 HRS: Departure for Delhi

Day 8 Sunday

Delhi: The Heart of India

India Gate, New Delhi
  • 0400 HRS: Arrival at the Safdarjung railway station
  • 0700 HRS: Breakfast on board the train
  • 0730 HRS: Check out and farewell to all guests