Embark on a Journey of Palace on Wheels from Delhi

Luxury trains in India re-defines the way of travel. Now a days it is just not about where you are travelling but how you are travelling as we spend lot of time to visit places.

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So where do these heavenly vehicles leave from? Delhi being the capital of the country, most of the luxury trains in India leave from this metropolitan.

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Palace on Wheels

Heard a lot about the gallantry of the Rajput clan? Interested to explore the magnificent monuments and majestic forts built by them? Well, get a little more on Palace on Wheels; live a life of a Rajput on this train. From the exact decor of a Rajput palace to the ancient paintings hanging on walls, from the attendants (known as khidmatgars) in traditional Rajasthani attire to the availability of sumptuous, authentic cuisines on board, Palace on Wheels leaves no stone upturned to give its guests a feel of Rajput sophistication.

Explore the romantic terrains of Rajasthan on Palace on Wheels with the following power packed itinerary.

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Day 01 – Departure from New Delhi

Today tourists gather at the Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi. After all formalities guests are greeted in a traditional way with tilaks and garlands. The train begins its journey at evening and heads towards Jaipur.

Day 02 – The Pink City of Jaipur

As the train chugs in the Jaipur railway station, decked up elephants welcome the guests. Visitors can ride on these elephants like Maharajas and Maharanis to visit the different tourist hotpots of the capital city of Rajasthan.

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Amber Fort, City Palace, St. Albert Museum, Jantar Mantar are the primary centres of attraction in the city. Lunch is at a premium boutique hotel of Jaipur where food is served in the traditional royal style. Rest of the time tourists can enjoy shopping, puppet shows or adorn their hands with mehendi designs at the local markets.

Jantar Mantar Jaipur

Day 03 – Ranthambore National Park

Today morning starts with a safari ride to one of the best jungles of India where Royal Bengal Tigers move freely. Watching hunting tigers, sly leopards, panthers, crocodiles and hundreds of birds in the natural ambiance is a thrilling experience.

As the train heads towards Chittorgarh Fort, tourists relish a sumptuous breakfast and lunch on-board. This UNESCO World Heritage site is filled with gallant tales, a beautiful light and sound show is organized for the tourists at evening.

Ranthambore National Park

Day 04 – The Romance of Udaipur

Today guests open their eyes to the exquisite beauty of the City Palace of Udaipur, the hanging gardens, balconies, towers, Chinese domes and cupolas along with the Crystal Gallery makes this Palace a must visit.

Enjoy a romantic boat ride over the crystalline waters of Lake Pichola or enjoy a candlelight dinner at the Jag Mandir Palace, listening to the ripples of water.

City Palace Udaipur

Day 05 – The Oasis of Jaisalmer

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jaisalmer Fort is amazing with a golden hue. Walking through the 15th century streets of the fort and bargaining at the local bazaars within the fort gives you the rustic feel of Rajasthani life.

Evening is spent at the Sam sand dunes riding on camels and enjoying folk song and dance programmes at the night camps. Enjoy the beauty of the deserts laying under the starlit sky.

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Sam Sand Dunes Jaisalmer

Day 06 – The Sun City of Jodhpur

Today Palace on Wheels enters the edge of Thar Desert, a city dotted with lavish havelis and mighty forts. While you can still witness the battles and sacrifices of Rajput women on the walls of the Mehrangarh fort, the rich paintings over the walls of mahals represent the artistic passion of this courageous clan.

Mehrangarh Fort

Day 07 – Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Today the sweet chirps of almost 375 species of birds greet you at this World Heritage Site, here you can find both local and migratory birds from Sri Lanka, Europe, Siberia, China and Tibet.

The Palace on Wheels then is in front of the sacred marble edifice of Taj Mahal. The sublime beauty of this monument enhances with ease phase of the day as it changes colour.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Day 08 – New Delhi Return

Today Palace on Wheels returns to the Safdarjung Railway Station and after a delicious breakfast on-board the trip comes to an end.

So why wait? Book your coach now to end the year in a royal way.

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