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Day 01 - Wednesday: New Delhi Depart
Report by 4:30 PM at Safdarjung Railway Station for traditional welcome & check-in formalities for Week in Wonderland Train Tour. Time free for photo-shoot with traditionally attired Palace On Wheels staff. Be escorted to your saloon cabins by Personal Attendant for a briefing on cabin facilities. At leisure Proceed to Bar Lounge for a complimentary welcome drink. Train Departs at 6:30 PM & Dinner served onboard.
Day 02 - Thursday: Jaipur-Pink City Tour
At Jaipur Railway Station Royal Welcome by Elephants & proceed to visit St. Albert Museum, Pink City Palace & UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jantar Mantar (sun Observatory) Photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace Of winds) Afternoon excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hill Fort Palace of Amber and enjoy ride up the steep ramparts of the fort on festively decorated Elephants. Enjoy lunch in 1135 AD Boutique Restaurant, located in Fort premises. Later discover the beauty of the 16th century well preserved Fort Palace, with huge courtyards and built-in rare fusion of combined Rajput and Mughal architecture. Later Time free for shopping & return to train by 6:00 PM & depart. Onboard dinner.
Day 03 - Friday Early Morning: Ranthambhore
Tiger Reserve Early morning 630 am proceed from Sawai Madhopur Railway Station for a jungle safari by 15 Seater Canters to Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. The Jungle is home to Tigers, Panthers, Sloth bears, Pythons, Marsh crocodiles & hundreds of deer & numerous birds. Return to train by 09:30 AM & depart. Breakfast & lunch onboard.
Day 03 – Friday Afternoon: Chittorgarh - Hill Fort
At 04:00 PM train reaches Chittorgarh Railway Station & proceed for excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hill Fort of Chittorgarh, spread over a huge plateau - with a history dating back to 11th century. Chittorgarh Fort is considered to be the largest fort of India. In the evening, enjoy the Sound & Light program in fort complex & later return to train for dinner. The train departs post-midnight.
Day 04 - Saturday: Udaipur- City of Lakes
The train arrives by 08:00 AM & after onboard breakfast proceed to visit 17th Century built - City Palace complex with eleven constituent Mahal (palaces), balconies, towers, and cupolas. Also, visit Crystal Gallery - housing personal collection of H.H. of Udaipur. Later enjoy a boat ride around the world-famous "Lake Palace Hotel" atop a small island in Lake Pichola. Proceed for lunch at Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel. Time free for shopping and visit the Royal Gardens at Saheliyon Ki Bari & return to train by 3 pm & depart. Dinner onboard.
Day 05 - Sunday: Jaisalmer: Oasis in desert
After onboard Breakfast proceeds by 09:30 AM to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jaisalmer Fort. Straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the 15th century built living Fort complex, standing at a height of hundred meters over Jaisalmer town & glows golden in the afternoon sun. The fort is entered through a forbidding series of massive gates leading to a large courtyard. Visit Patwon ki Haveli, one of the largest and most elaborate mansion houses .-which is five-story high & extensively carved. Nearby is located in a group of 15th century built Jain Temples, which are beautifully carved & have a library hosting some of the oldest manuscripts of India. Proceed for Lunch to 5-Star Hotel & later return to train for brief rest. At 4:30 PM proceed for excursion to Sam Dunes in the Thar Desert for Camel joy ride & sunset photo shoot opportunity Later enjoy Cultural Program & Dinner at 5-Star Hotel. Return to train by 10:00 PM & depart.
Day 06 - Monday: Jodhpur: Heart of Marwar
The train arrives at 08:00 AM & after breakfast proceeds for sightseeing of 16th century built Mehrangarh Fort, atop a rocky hill which soars 125 Mts. above Jodhpur town. The Palace complex is approached by a series of gateways set at an angle so that enemy armies could not charge, with any success. Once past the Fort gates, you have access to breathtaking Palatial Apartments (Mahal), overlooking wide courtyards. Inside the fort, the complex is a museum having a wide & impressive collection of Royal dresses & Medieval weapons. Nearby the Fort complex is located in, late 19th century built Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble. Later visit museums at Umaid Bhawan Palace, displaying personal artifacts of H.H. Maharaja of Jodhpur. Lunch at Hanwant Mahal Boutique Restaurant. Return to train & depart by 3:30 PM
Day 07 - Tuesday Early Morning: Bharatpur: Bird Sanctuary
At 06:30 AM proceed to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary& enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride to view many of 375 species of both local & migratory birds (from places like Sri-Lanka, Europe, Siberia, China, and Tibet). Return to train for breakfast & depart by 08:45 AM.
Day 08 - Tuesday Noon: Agra - City of Taj Mahal
The train drops you at Railway station On the outskirts of Agra at 1030 am & proceed first to visit UNESCO World Heritage Site of Agra Fort, the seat of power of the mighty Mughal Empire. After lunch at ITC Mughal Hotel- Highlight of your journey is visiting the Taj Mahal, one of seven wonders of the modern world & a flawless architectural wonder built in white marble. Time free for shopping. Later return to train for onboard dinner & depart.
Day 09 - Wednesday :New Delhi Return
Train returns to Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station by 05:30AM.Check-out by 07:15AM after early breakfast.
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