<The Luxury Train Tour - Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

    Royal Rajasthan on Wheels - TOUR PROGRAMME

Note: Train does not operate from April to September.

Day 1
Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi
Sunday
1600 hours
Assemble at the railway station at least an hour before the actual departure time to complete check-in and registration formalities. The train leaves Delhi at around 1730 hours and proceeds towards its first destination Jodhpur. Dinner is served on board. Overnight stay on Royal Rajasthan On Wheels.


Day 2
Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Monday
0730 hrs : Breakfast will be served on board
0800 hrs : Departure by coach for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur visiting Mherangarh 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 the Jaswant Thada, and a group of royal cenotaphs made of white marble.
1315 hrs: Lunch at 5star / Palace hotel.
1530hrs: The Luxury coach will take you back to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
1600 hrs: Departure time for Royal Rajasthan on Wheels for Udaipur, dinner will served on board.


Day 3
Udaipur, Rajasthan
Tuesday.
0700 hrs : Arrival at Udaipur.
0730 hrs: Breakfast on board
0830 hrs: Visit the beautiful princely City Palace, lunch at palace hotel followed by a trip to the Crystal Gallery in the afternoon.
1415 hrs: The luxury coach will take you back to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
1645 hrs: Arrive Chittorgarh where we view the Images of love and valour; scars the Victory Tower and the Tower of Fame. You will also have an opportunity to witness the sound and light show at the majestic Chittorgarh Fort.
2000 hrs: The Luxury coach will take you back to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, dinner will be served on board.
2200 hrs: Departure time for Royal Rajasthan on Wheels train.


Day 4
Sawai Madhopur & Jaipur, Rajasthan
Wednesday.
0530 hrs: Arrival at Sawai Madhopur. 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. A visit is arranged to the Ranthambhor National 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 392sq kms is hometo more than 300 species of birds. The tiger, hyena, ratel, jackal and fox are among those constituting the carnivorous population here. Sawai Madhopur is known for its exclusive toys, ethnic ornaments and costumes.
0600 hrs: Departure for Ranthambore National Parl (Sanctury visit).
0900 hrs: After the game, a safari canter will take you back to Palace on Wheels for breakfast on board.
1130 hrs: Royal Rajasthan on Wheels arrives in Jaipur, one of the 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 your first stop Amber Fort. Ride on caparisoned elephants adds to the ambiance at the Amber fort followed by the lunch.
1545 hrs: Visit Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, which is a remarkable five storied building along the main street of the old city in pink splendor with semi-octagonal and delicate honey-combed sandstone windows. This is followed by a visit to Albert Hall and the City Palace, home of the erstwhile royal family. Right across the road from the City Palace is the Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory built by the Sawai Jai Singh II.
1800 hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels for evening tea & rest,
1930 hrs : Savor the dinner at luxury hotel followed by a cultural programme.
2130 hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
2215 hrs : Departure for Khajuraho.


Day 5
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Thursday.
0830 hrs: Breakfast on board.
1045 hrs : Arrival at Khajuraho and proceed for sightseeing tour of Khajuraho visiting western group of temples a world heritage site.
1430 hrs : Visit the Southern group of temples.
1700 hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels for quick freshen up.
1800 hrs : Witness the Sound and Light Show.
2015 hrs : Departure for Varanasi. Dinner on board.


Day 6
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Friday.
0600 hrs: Arrival at Varanasi a
0700 hrs: Departure for boatride on river Ganges & city tour of Bharat Mata Mandir & BHU (Bharat Hindu University)
0800 hrs: Breakfast on board.
0900 hrs: Proceed to visit Sarnath, site of the deer park where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma after his enlightenment.
1300 hrs : Lunch will be served at a city hotel.
1430 hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels for rest.
1600 hrs : Witness the night aarti ceremony on the ghats of Ganges.
1830 hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
1955 hrs : Departure time for Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. Dinner will be served on board.


Day 7
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Saturday.
0730 hrs: Breakfast on board.
0830 hrs: Arrival at Agra.
1015 hrs: Proceed for sightseeing tour of Agra visiting Red Fort
1245 hrs: Lunch at the 5 Star hotel.
1415 hrs: Move on to pay a visit to Taj Mahal, 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.
1830 hrs: Return to Royal Rajasthan On Wheels
2030 hrs: Dinner on Board.
2100 hrs: Departure for Delhi.

Day 8
Delhi (Disembark)

Sunday.
0400 hrs: Arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station
0700 hrs: Breakfast on Board.
0730 - 0800 hrs: Bid farewell to the Royal Rajasthan On Wheels.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS      What you will visit?

  • Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur.
  • Temples of - Khajuraho.
  • Ranthambore National Park.
  • The- Ghats of Varanasi.
  • Boat Cruise, Udaipur.
  • Amber Fort, Jaipur.
  • Taj Mahal, Agra.

Tour Schedule      Departure Dates for Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

Month Dates 2014
October 05 12 19 26
November 02 09 16 23 30
December 07 14 21 28
Month Dates 2015
January 04 11 18 25  
February 01 08 15 22  
March 01 08 15 22 29
Note: Train does not operate from April to September.

Facilities


Facilities Description

Accommodation

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels has 14 residential saloons. 13 saloons having 03 twin bedded rooms (deluxe cabins) along with one seating area. The cabins have been created in three different themes in hues of exquisite jewels, Ruby, Sapphire and Pearl. The 13 deluxe coaches have been rightly named after the famous palaces of Rajasthan namely 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 coach is Taj Mahal. 01 saloon is having 02 Super Deluxe Cabins (Suites). The suites have been named after the two precious stones, Emerald and Diamond. The Super-Deluxe coach is Taj Mahal.

Cabin Size

Bed Size

Toilet

Super Deluxe 18 x 7.7 feet

6.6 x 6 feet

7.7 x 4.6 feet

Deluxe 12.6 x 7.7 feet

6.6 x 3 feet

7.7 x 4.7 feet

 Super Deluxe Lounge 8.6x 7.7

 

 

Corridor 2.fit

 

 

Wardrobe   2.4x2.3 fit

 

 

Restaurants & Bar

Sheesh Mahal and Swarn Mahal, the two Restro-Bars on the Royal Train with seating capacity of 40 pax each .

02  Specialty Restro-Bars

Lounge

A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and play games.

Royal Spa & Gymnasium

Life Style Spa

  • Royal Spa and Wellness centre (Gym) facility on board.

Business Centre

Business Centre facility is provided on board, for posting your mail.

Minimum Passenger Requirement Royal Rajasthan on Wheels on Wheels journeys require a minimum number of passengers to operate. In case this minimum requirement is not availed, the guests are offered an alternate departure date or an alternate journey or refund of their money.

Indoor Games

Indoor games like Chess, Playing Cards. Chinese checkers, Carom Board, and Crossword Puzzles etc. are available on the train

Books & Magazines

Various national dailies and magazines are available aboard.

Laundry

Laundry service is available on board to serve you better.

Locker (Safe)

A separate safe is provided in your cabin to store your valuables.

Voltage

Voltage available on the train: 110/230V

Smoking

Royal Rajasthan On Wheels is a no smoking train. However, if you wish to smoke, please contact your captain for guidance.

Security

Adequate safety arrangements are made on Royal Rajasthan On Wheels

General Terms & Conditions

Reservation Policy:

Christmas & New Year booking:

10% additional surcharge would be applicable during the above period.

In case of FITs:

  • 20% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 80% of ticket value 75 days prior to departure.

In case of Group:

  • On group of 15 paid persons, one complimentary seat shall be provided.
  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 45 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Policy

In case of FITs:

  • 5% of the ticket value if cancellation is made until 60 days prior to departure.
  • 20% of the ticket value if cancellation is made between 30-59 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of the ticket value if the cancellation is made between 0-29 days prior to departure.

In case of Group:

  • 20% of the ticket value if cancellation is made until 60 days prior to departure.
  • 45% of the ticket value if cancellation is made between 30-59 days prior to departure.
  • 75% of the ticket value if cancellation is made between 15-29 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of the ticket value if the cancellation is made between 0-14 days prior to departure.

No show / En route termination of tour / amendment:

  • No Show - In case of No Show / Non-arrival of the guest, no refund or adjustment in future travel will be possible. The whole amount shall be treated as forfeited.
  • En route termination of tour - In case of termination of tour by the guest, for any reasons, no refund or adjustment for future travel will be possible. The amount for unused portion of the tour shall be treated as forfeited.
  • Amendment - Is only possible under the circumstances like Natural Disaster / Natural Calamity or Serious Health Problem's (this needs to be supported by doctor's certificate) and is subject to availability. No refunds are possible and every case will be decided on merits on a case to case basis.
  • Part Journey - Part Journey of minimum 05 nights is permissible in advance. However in case of availability of cabins at the last moment it can be booked for any number of nights in Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
  • First priority will be given to the confirmed bookings for full 07 night�s tour. The details of the traveler will have to be provided with the final payment. Any change in the details shall be treated as cancellation and would invite cancellation charges as applicable.
  • Once the names of the guests have been received, no substitution shall be permitted. The old name, if removed shall be treated as cancelled booking (subject to cancellation charges as applicable) and the new name/s will be treated as fresh booking and will be confirmed keeping in view the waitlisted bookings.

For Charter Booking:

  • Charter means booking of full train on a particular tour of departure.
  • The charter can be booked on the existing tour itineraries of the trains. However, diversion in the approved itinerary may be permissible after prior approval of Indian Railways for which an extra payment of 20% of the charter value will be charged.
  • Charter can be booked in advance during Christmas & New Year period subject to 100% advance deposit with additional 10% of the tariff at the time of booking during the season.