Arrive at Delhi
Arrive Delhi transfer to the hotel and afternoon free
and evening in sound and light show at red forts.
Overnight at Hotel
Day 02 - Delhi
Morning - Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning visit New Delhi Sightseeing Tours Visit
Qutub Minar, Bhai Temple (Lotus Temple) Parliyament
House and India Gate back to Hotel and afternoon
3oclock, old delhi sightseeing tours .
Chandni Chowk & Jamma Masjid.
- On the
banks of the river Yamuna is the Rajghat where the
father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi was cremated in
1948, soon after India attained it freedom.
- It is one
of the largest mosques in India. The tomb was
constructed when Shah Jahan decided to make Delhi his
capital. Built in 1656 AD, the mosque took about six
years to complete and about 5,000 labourers and
craftsmen worked on the mosque.
- Also known
as Lal Quilla, the Red Fort is another important
addition by Shah Jahan on the landscape of Delhi. Shah
Jahan built the Red Fort in 1648.
In the afternoon visit of New Delhi visiting
Qutab Minar &
Humayun's Tomb. Qutab Minar - built in 1199,
The 72.5 metres long monument has 379 steps to reach
the top. Qutab-ud-din Aibak started the construction
of Qutab Minar in 1199 but he died before completing
it. Later his son-in-law and successor completed Qutab
Humayun's Tomb - The
mausoleum of the Mughal emperor Humayun is a popular
monument in Delhi. The tomb was constructed by
Humayun's wife in his memory. The tomb was built
between 1562 and 1572 AD. The tomb is located near the
shrine of saint Nizamuddin Aulyia.
Also drive past visit Rahstrapati Bhawan
(from outside) –
India Gate is a majestic high
arch, 42 meters high, built as a memorial to the
Indian soldiers killed in the World War I. Beneath it
burns an eternal flame. From the base of the arch one
can get a good view of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Return back to hotel
in the evening. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03 - Delhi / Palace
on Wheels (Wednesday
Breakfast at hotel.
Morning at leisure.
At 1500hrs, transfer to Delhi Cantonment Railway
station to board Palace on Wheels, departing at
Palace on Wheels
The journey of a lifetime begins at the Delhi
Cantonment station where the guests are accorded a
warm, traditional welcome before the Palace-on-Wheels
pulls out into the night for a week-long luxury cruise
through fascinating Rajasthan.
Overnight on board
Day 04 - Jaipur (Arrival
at 0200hrs: departure at 1930hrs)
The first stop of the Palace-on-Wheels is Jaipur, one
of the most well planned cities of the world of its
time. This capital city of Rajasthan, popularly known
as the Pink City,was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai
Singh II, in 1727 A.D.
To explore the city, an air-conditioned coach takes
you to Hawa Mahal
or the Palace of
Winds, which is a remarkable five-storied
building a on the main street of the old city in pink
splendour with semi-octagonal and delicate honey
combed sandstone windows. This is followed by a visit
to Amber Fort
where rides on caparisoned elephants add to the
Lunch at Le Meridien
After lunch, you are off to the
home of the erstwhile royal family. Right across the
road from the City Palace is the
the largest observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh II.
Return back to Palace on Wheels around 1830hrs.
Dinner on Board
Day 05 - Jaisalmer
(Arrival at 0815hrs: Departure at 2300hrs)
Inthe heart of the Thar desert lies Jaisalmer, founded
by Rawal Jaisal,in 1 1 56 A.D. Here the yellow
sandstone fort is an imposing sight, towering
magnificently over the city. Discover the
painstakingly latticed havelis or mansions with their
grand facades. The
Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-haveli
are fine examples of the stone carver's skill.
Lunch at Fort Rajwada.
After lunch on board, go for an exciting
on the sand dunes of
Sam, before sipping a refreshing cup of tea.
Enjoy the dinner and the cultural programmes at a
Day 06 - Jodhpur
(Arrival at 0700hrs: Departure at 1530hrs)
Today Palace-on-Wheels is in Jodhpur, a city ringed by
a high stone wall with seven gates and several
bastions. This second largest city of Rajasthan,
founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D. is known for its
Fort. The grand palaces within -Moti Mahal,
Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat
Khana are impressive examples of architectural
excellence. Near the fort complex lies
and a group of royal cenotaphs made of white marble.
Lunch at Umaid Bhawan
After lunch, return to the Palace-on-Wheels. While in
Jodhpur shop for exquisite handcrafted articles
including the famous breeches, embroidered shoes,
metal curios, silverware, paintings and tie and dye
Dinner on Board
Day 07 - Sawai Madhopur
(Arrival at 0400hrs: Departure at 1030hrs)
One can almost sense a life of the wilderness, as the
Palace-on-Wheels arrives in Sawai Madhopur, a city
named after its founder Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I.
After breakfast on board a visit is arranged to the
Park, wherein are located the ruins of a 10th
century fort. This wildlife sanctuary is considered to
be the country's best for observing and photographing
the activities of the tiger. The park, covering an
area of 392 sq. kms. is home to more than 300 species
of birds. The tiger, hyena, rate, jackal and fox are
among those constituting the carnivorous population
here. Sawai Madhopur is known for its excusive toys,
ethnic ornaments and costumes. Upon return to the
Palace-on-Wheels, you leave for
when one gets an opportunity to watch the colourful
countryside passing by in the daylight.
Chittorgarh (Arrive at 1600hrs: Departure at
2000hrs) ( Monday )
Lunch on board
you are in Chittaurgarh. Images of love and valour;
scars of battles lost and won thrice-besieged,
Chittaurgarh Fort is all this and more. Moving legends
of honour and pride will echo in your mind as you
proceed to Udaipur.
08 - Udaipur (Arrival at
0730hrs: Departure at 1730hrs) ( Tuesday )
The Luxury Coach will take you to Udaipur, the Lake
City, It was founded by Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar,
after the Sisodia dynasty was driven away by the
Mughals, in 1559A.D. Perhaps the two most beautiful
sites of Udaipur are the dream-like marble palaces-
the Jag Niwas
(Lake Palace) and the
Jag Mandir, which appear to rise from the
blue waters of Lake Pichhola.
Lunch at Taj Lake
After lunch, a visit to the
is exhilarating. The luxury coach then takes you back
to the Palace-on-Wheels.
Dinner on board
09 - Bharatpur (Arrival at
0630hrs: Departure at 0900hrs) ( Wednesday
Morning the Palace on Wheels arrives in Bharatpur, the
capital of Maharaja Suraj Mal. After breakfast pay a
visit to the world famous bird sanctuary,
National Park, the nesting place for
thousands of Egrets, Siberian Cranes, migratory Water
Fowl and other species of birds.
Agra (Arrival at
1430hrs: Departure at 2100hrs)
Arrive at Fatehpur
Sikri-the red sandstone Mughal palatial
complex. Within the enclosure is a mosque built by the
Mughal Emperor Akbar and dedicated to Sheikh Salim
Chishti, a muslim Sufi saint who blessed him with a
After lunch on board move on to the
Red Fort and
then from and arrive at the
one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A pristine
monument of undying love. It was built by Emperor Shah
Jahan in memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.
Agra is known for its splendid marble inlay work like
the Pietra Dura work on the Taj, leather goods and
Day 10 -
Delhi (Arrival at 0600hrs)
Arrive at Delhi Cantonment Railway Station at 0600hrs
the let the pleasant memories of the past week linger
on your mind for a long, long time.
Breakfast on board & check out at 0800hrs and transfer
Rest of the day at leisure.
Late evening transfer to International Airport to
board flight for onward destination.
Tour cost includes
1. Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis.
2. Full board during stay in Delhi.
3. Transportation in Delhi by air-conditioned Coach/
Car (Indian Model) for all transfers /
4. Services of an English speaking local guide for the
visit of the city.
5. Entrance fee to the monuments.
Tour costs does not include
1. Items of personal nature like, tips at hotel /
restaurants, portage at airports /
railway stations during transfers, laundry, telephone calls.
2. Any drinks / mineral water / beverage during tour.
3. Any airfare.
4. Any other items not mentioned in “tour cost
Palace On Wheels Tour Cost Includes
Tariff is inclusive of travel/ catering/ conducted
sightseeing/ entrance fee at monuments/ parks/
palaces/ cultural programs/ camel ride at Jaisalmer/
boat ride at Udaipur/ rickshaw ride at Bharatpur and
for still cameras.
The Palace On Wheels Tour Cost does not
Guest has to pay for video cameras, liquor, laundry
and other items of personal nature