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Palace on Wheels Tour

Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destination : Delhi - Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Sawai Madhopur - Ranthambhor - Chittaurgarh - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi
Interior of Palace on Wheels Palace on Wheels Train
Welcome aboard to the Luxury Train Tour of Palace on Wheels. The Tour Departs in the evening from Delhi for Jaipur.

Day 02: Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital city of one of India's most colorful and vibrant states, Rajasthan. It is surrounded on all sides by rugged hills, crowned with forts & enclosed by embattled walls. Houses with latticed windows line the streets, their rose pink color lending enchantment to the scene which is almost magical at sunset. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 03: Jaisalmer
In the morning drive to Jaisalmer. Founded by Rawal Jaisal in the twelfth century, Jaisalmer evokes a vivid picture of sheer magic and brilliance of the desert and is today one of Rajasthan's best-loved tourist destinations. Local color and warmth prevail over the inhospitable and forbidding terrain, inspiring the medieval town with a special magic. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.

Day 04: Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur, Famous for its rock-solid Majestic Mehrangarh Fort built in mid 15th century by Rao Jodha, the founder of the city, Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan. Part of the Desert Tourist Triangle, the old Jodhpur city is surrounded by a 10 Km long wall with eight gates serving as entrances and the new city is settled around this walled area. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.

Day 06: Morning: Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambhor)
In the morning drive to Ranthambore Wildlife sanctuary. Sawai Madhopur plays host to the Ranthambor wildlife sanctuary that houses the Indian tiger. It is the best place to see these majestic predators in their wildly pursuits. The park is also home to 300 species of birds and hyena, ratel, jackal and fox among other species.

Day 07: Evening: Chittorgarh
Drive to Chittorgarh in the morning. It was named Chitrakut after Chitrangda Mori, a Rajput chieftain as inscribed on ancient Mewari coins. The fort is surrounded by a circular wall which has seven huge gates before one can enter the main fort area. Legends of valor and chivalry surround the majestic Chittaurgarh fort.

Day 08: Udaipur
Pichola Lake Pichola Lake, Udaipur
Udaipur is better known as the 'city of lakes' also called Venice of the East. One of the most romantic places in India, it is situated around the shimmering clear blue water lakes, which whisper the mood of a bygone era. The two most famous lakes are Pichola and Udai Sagar.

Day 09: Morning: Agra
The city is mentioned in the epic Mahabharata, where it was called Agrevaṇa ("the border of the forest"). Legend ascribes the founding of the city to Raja Badal Singh, a Sikarwar Rajput king (c. 1475), whose fort, Badalgarh, stood on or near the site of the present fort. The city of Agra is famous because it hosts the Taj Mahal, a monument of love that is incomparable in its beauty and grandeur. Built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, it is one of the most visited and photographed sights in the world. Also famous for its marble showrooms.

Day 10: Afternoon: Bharatpur
Bharatpur is famous for its bird sanctuary, the nesting place for thousands of Egrets, Siberian cranes, migratory water Fowl and other species of birds. It is heaven for ornithologists.

Day 11: Delhi
After early breakfast, a week in wonderland comes to an end. You are transfered to Delhi to catch the for further journey.