A trip to Rajasthan amidst the historical forts and palaces sounds truly amazing but when it comes to planning up for the sightseeing, arranging for hotels and food, booking tickets, it can actually cause a bit of stress! To relieve you from all travel woes in the golden land of Rajasthan, the royal wheels of one of the most luxurious trains in the country, the Palace on Wheels train arrives to take you to Rajasthan amidst battle scarred forts and palaces screaming of victorious wars and temples offering you the utmost spiritual calmness of the mind!
Check the Below Details before you Finalise your Booking to the Desert Land.
The Royal Feel– It is one of the top 10 luxurious trains in India which helps you explore the north-western parts of the country.It provides all luxuries and amenities of ultra-modern 21st century while treating you with the comforts of an emperor, like a personal attendant, mini bar, toiletries, attached washrooms, TV and DVDs, free internet and spa! Decorated with Rajputana styles and artwork on the walls and interiors, this train can accommodate 88 guests in 14 carriages named after Rajasthan provinces.
It takes you on a 7 days and 8 night journey across Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra.
Let’s Check in Detail.
From Safdarjung Railway Station, you complete the formalities and board in. Then you may take some selfies and clicks around the Palace on Wheels train, it’s free of cost. Then your personal attendant arrives to brief you regarding the dos and don’ts on the Palace on Wheels. Here onwards, begins your royal journey.
Your first stop is the Pink city. Here you explore Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Hill Fort Palace with an elephant ride alongside the fort. Then you are offered lunch, prepared by professional chefs in Maharaja or Maharani, the two dining cars. You have an option to choose between Indian and European cuisines.
Finally, you reach the adventurous land of Ranthambore where you get to experience rich wildlife amidst rich vegetation, flora and fauna. Its home to Tigers, Panthers, Sloth bears, Pythons, Marsh crocodiles and migratory birds.
Chittorgarh Hill Fort
The largest fort in India, from 11th century where you experience the architectural intelligence and splendour, along with Sound & Light program held in the fort and then return to the train for dinner.
The next morning you arrive at the City of Lakes. You get to explore the historical City Palace with a boat ride to enjoy the scenic marvel of the colour changing lake.
Amazingly built Jain temples, camel rides on Sam sand Dunes in Thar Desert and Patwonki Haveli are the major highlights here.
Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace are key highlights amongst other old forts and palaces which remain scarred with victorious history.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
This is where you need to be after a tire some journey across the desert land – soothing chirping of birds amidst lush green vegetation!
The last, but not the least, junction is the Taj Mahal, epitome of love! Once you have explored Agra, its time to return home!
Don’t forget to carry a technically smart camera to snap all the exquisite features of history and nature! Know more about the route map of the Palace on Wheels by visiting ThePalaceonWheels.org