This is the newest addition to the luxury train section of India. It was in
January 2009, that this train took its maiden trip. Started on the line of
Palace on Wheels, this train is the sophisticated version of Palace on
Wheels. Jointly started by Rajasthan tourism development corporation and
Indian railways, since its inception it has become the hottest tourist
attraction of India. This train starts the journey from New Delhi and
follows the same route and itinerary of Palace on Wheels. This eight day and
seven night journey, which takes you through the most important tourist
destinations of India, promises to be once in a lifetime experience.
Facilities on Board
In terms of luxury and comfort this train is better than all other existing
luxury train in India. It is newly built and has been designed in a
contemporary royal style. The magnificent interiors, delicious meals,
expensive wines and personal service by Khidmatgar will surely make you feel
like royal king aboard this magical journey. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels has a
seating capacity of 82 people and consists of two super deluxe suites, two
restobars, 13 deluxe saloons, international spa facilities, boardroom and
wi-fi Internet facilities. Th interior of train is simply stunning and
tourists will not stop gushing about it. Deluxe cabins comes with exotic
names like Pearl, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire etc. There are some extra
facilities like music channel and public address.
This journey covers many historical tourist hot spots of Rajasthan and
presents memorable experience of visiting this wonderful desert state of
India. Rajasthan, being the only desert state of India, has always been very
special. Its vivacious traditions and culture, always attract large number
of visitors. This entire journey will take you back to the era of king's and
queen's of former rulers of Rajasthan. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels run
services from September to end of the April each year. During summer and
monsoon this train is parked for maintenance purpose. So, come and join in
this celebration of life by taking trip on 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels'. Such
wonderful experience will always be part of your beautiful memories.
Rajasthan has some of the most exquisite tourist destinations of India.
This tour will cover places like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer etc.
Every city and area has something new to offer the visitors.
Itinerary Day 1: Delhi
hrs: Reporting at Safdarjung Railway station.
18.30 hrs: Leave for Jaipur.
20.00 hrs: Dinner to be served on board.
Day 2: Jaipur
03.00 hrs: Train reaches Jaipur.
07.30 hrs : Time for breakfast.
08.00 hrs: Go out for sightseeing to places like
Hawa Mahal and Amber Palace. Guests can try out Elephant ride. They can
indulge in some shopping activities.
13.30 hrs: Lunch at a five star hotel/palace.
14.30 hrs: Visit City Palace and Observatory.
18.30 hrs: Return to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
19.30 hrs: Leave for Jaisalmer.
Day 3: Jaisalmer
09.00 hrs: Train reaches Jaisalmer.
07.30 hrs: Breakfast served on board.
09.30 hrs : Depart train for sightseeing of various
forts and havelies.
13.00 hrs: Back to the train for lunch and take
16.00 hrs: Leave train for sand dunes and camel
18.45 hrs: Back to the train.
19.45 hrs: Dinner followed by cultural programme.
23.45 hrs: Leave for Jodhpur.
Day 4: Jodhpur
07.00 hrs: Train reaches Jodhpur.
07.30 hrs: Breakfast to be served on board.
08.00 hrs: Leave train for sightseeing of Mehrangarh
fort and Jaswant Thada.
13.00 hrs: Lunch to be served at Umaid Bhavan
14.45 hrs: Back to the train.
15.30 hrs: Depart for Sawai Madhopur
19.00 hrs: Dinner served on board.
Day 5: Sawai Madhopur/ Chittorgarh/Ranthambore
04.00 hrs: Train reaches Sawai Madhopur.
06.00 hrs: Depart train to explore Ranthambore
national park. Breakfast to be served after or before sightseeing as per
the convenient of the visitors.
10.30 hrs: Leave for Chittorgarh.
13.00 hrs: Lunch served on board.
16.00 hrs: Arrival at Chittorgarh.
sub Depart for sightseeing of Chittorgarh fort.
19.00 hrs: Back to the train.
19.30 hrs: Journey onwards. Dinner served on board
and overnight stay on the board.
Day 6: Udaipur
05.30 hrs: Depart for Udaipur.
07.30 hrs: Train reaches Udaipur and breakfast
served on board.
09.00 hrs: Depart coach for sightseeing.
13.00 hrs: Lunch at a five star hotel/palace.
17.00 hrs: Back to the train.
17.30 hrs: Depart for Bharatpur/Agra
Day 7: Bharatpur/Agra
06.30 hrs: Train reaches Bharatpur.
07.00 hrs: After breakfast, leave train to visit
Ghana Bird Sanctuary.
09.00 hrs: Back to the train and leaves for Agra.
12.00 hrs: Arrival at Agra Cantt station.
12.15 hrs: Depart for Agra fort.
13.30 hrs: Lunch at a five star hotel
15.00 hrs: Depart for sightseeing to Taj Mahal the
eternal symbol of love. Guests can try out shopping in various markets
18.45 hrs: Back to the train.
19.30 hrs: Dinner to be served on board.
21.00 hrs: Depart Delhi.
Day 8: Delhi
04.00 hrs: Train reaches Safdarjung railway station.
07.00 hrs: Breakfast is served on board.
08.00 hrs: Check out.