Palace on Wheels is a huge success. To replicate it and to attract more foreign tourists to India, the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) launched yet another luxury train - Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, like its predecessor, showcases the marvellous cultural and natural heritage of India, specially Rajasthan in luxury.
The Luxuries of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
The luxuries offered on board by this train is tempting. There are beautifully decorated, or should we say regally decorated super deluxe and deluxe saloons for passengers to stay in. The cabins have large beds with colour-co-ordinated draperies, sofa-chairs, writing tables and silk furnishing - all to create an ambience of luxury. There are thirteen deluxe saloons named after famous monuments of Rajasthan - Hawa Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Surya Mahal, Moti Mahal, Sukh Mahal, Jal Mahal, Padmini Mahal, Kishori Mahal, Phool Mahal, Jogi Mahal, Kumbha Palace, Umaid Palace, Lalgarh Palace. The super deluxe saloon is undoubtedly called the Taj Mahal.
Once you are on board Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, every moment of your life will appear to float in luxury. Even dining! The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels offers two Restro-Bars - Sheesh Mahal and Swarn Mahal. The first of the two is embellished with splendid floor lamps and crystal pelmets while the second one is designed around the theme of gold and brass. And the master chefs are there to feast you with their delicious preparations that range from Rajasthani, Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisines. Those who love liquor can also enjoy their favourite brand in the two restro-bar.
To add to your luxuries, there is a spa that offers wellness and relaxation solution. On board the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, this spa pampers you with massages and various therapies.
Destination Covered by Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
The magnificent journey of the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels covers some of the most fantastic destinations of Rajasthan together with other popular places of India. The itinerary includes the following destinations- Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Varanasi and Agra
The Detailed Itinerary - Royal Rajasthan on Wheels - IVP034
Day 1 :
Board the train from Delhi and depart for Jodhpur, Dinner on board.
Day 2 :
Sightseeing & shopping in Jodhpur. See Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Breakfast and dinner on board, lunch at a five star hotel. Depart for Udaipur
Sightseeing in Udaipur - Sahelion Ke Bari & City palace. Boat ride in Pichola lake. Depart for Chittaurgarh. Visit Chittaurgarh Fort, enjoy tea at fort cafetaria, enjoy Light and Sound show. Breakfast on board, lunch at a five star hotel, dinner in hotel/train. Depart for Sawai Madhopur.
Explore the Ranthambore National Park. Departure to & arrival in Jaipur. Sightseeing in Jaipur - Amber fort, City Palace. Enjoy shopping and cultural programme. Breakfast in train, lunch and dinner in Jaipur hotel. Depart for Khajuraho.
Day 5 :
Khajuraho temple sightseeing. Enjoy light and sound show. Depart for Varanasi. Breakfast and dinner on board, lunch at a 5 star hotel.
Day 6 :
Varanasi city tour with boat ride in river Ganges. Visit to Sarnath and return to Varanasi ghat for evening aarti. Depart for Agra. Breakfast and dinner on board, lunch at a hotel.
Day 7 :
Agra city tour including Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. Enjoy Light and Sound Show and shopping. Depart for Delhi. Breakfast and dinner on board, lunch at a 5 star hotel.
Departure Dates- Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
September 2010 - 5,12,19,26
October 2010 - 3,10,17,24,31
November 2010 - 7,14,21,28
December 2010 - 5,12,19,26
January 2011 - 2,9,16,23,30
February 2011 - 6,13,20,27
March 2011 - 6,13,20,27
April 2011 - 3,10,17,24