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  The Royal Palace on Wheels Tour Itinerary:  
  Day 01: Sunday - New Delhi  
 
The journey of a lifetime begins at the Delhi Safdarjung Railway station where the guests are accorded a warm, traditional welcome before the Palace-on-Wheels pulls out into the night for a week-long luxury cruise through fascinating Rajasthan.
 
     
  Day 02: Monday - Jaipur   
 
The first stop of the Palace-on-Wheels is Jaipur, one of the most 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 Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, which is a remarkable five storied building a one 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 Amber Fort where elephant ride is available to climb up the hill. Lunch at a Five Star Hotel followed by visit to City Palace Museum and Observatory.
 
     
  Day 03: Tuesday - Jaisalmer  
  In the heart of the Thar desert lies Jaisalmer, founded by Rawal Jaisal, in 1 1 56 A.D. Here the yellow sandstone fort is an imposing sight, towering magnificently over the city.  
     
 

Discover the painstakingly latticed havelis or mansions with their grand facades. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-haveli are fine examples of the stone carver's skill. Shop for fine pattu shawls, mirror work and embroidered articles, wooden boxes, trinkets, silver jewellery and curios.

 
     
  After lunch on board, go for an exciting camel ride on the sand dunes of Sam, before sipping a refreshing cup of tea. Enjoy the dinner and the cultural porgramme at a Five Star hotel  
     
  Day 04: Wednesday - Jodhpur  
  Next morning the Royal Palace-on-Wheels is in Jodhpur, a city ringed by a high stone wall with seven gates and several bastions. This second largest city of Rajasthan, founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D. is known for its rock-solid Mehrangarh 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 Jaswant Thada, and a group of royal cenotaphs made of white marble. After lunch at a Palace hotel, return to the Royal Palace-on-Wheels. While in Jodhpur shop for exquisite handicraft articles including the famous breeches, embroidered shoes, metal curios, silverware, paintings and tie and dye fabrics.  
     
  Day 05: Thursday - Sawai Modhopur  
 
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. After breakfast 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 392 sq. kms. is home to more than 300 species of birds. The tiger, hyena, rate, jackal and fox are among those constituting the carnivorous population here. Sawai Madhopur is known for its excusive toys, ethnic ornaments and costumes. Upon return to the Palace-on-Wheels, you leave for Chittaurgarh, when one gets an opportunity to watch the colourful countryside passing by in the daylight.
 
     
  Day 05: Thursday - Chittaurgarh  
  After lunch on board you are in Chittaurgarh. Images of love and velour; scars of battles lost and won...thrice-besieged, Chittaurgarh Fort is all this and more. Moving legends of honor and pride will echo in your mind as you proceed to Udaipur.  
     
  Day 06: Friday - Udaipur  
 
Udaipur, the Lake City, was founded by Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar, after the Sisodia dynasty was driven way by the Mughals, in 1559A.D. Perhaps the two most beautiful sites of Udaipur are the dream-like marble palaces- the Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and the Jag Mandir, which appear to rise from the blue waters of Lake Pichhola.
 
     
  After lunch at a Five Star Hotel, a visit to the City Palace.  
     
  Day 7: Saturday - Bharatpur / Agra   
  Bharatpur  
 
In the morning, the Palace on Wheels arrives in Bharatpur, the capital of Maharaja Suraj Mal . After breakfast pay a visit to the world famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, the nesting place for thousands of Egrets, Siberian Cranes, migratory Water Fowl and other species of birds.
 
     
  Agra  
 
Upon arrival visit the Agra Fort and after lunch arrive at the 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. Agra is known for its splendid marble inlay work like the Pietra Dura work on the Taj, leather goods and jewellery.
 
     
  Day 08: Sunday - Delhi  
 
Arrive at Delhi Safdarjung Railway station. Breakfast on board and let the pleasant memories of the past week linger on your mind for a long, long time.
 
     
     
  The Palace on Wheels Tour Itinerary:  
  Day 01:  
 
Board from the Delhi Cantonment Station where the guests are accorded a warm, traditional welcome before the Palace-On-Wheels embarks on a week-long luxury train travel.
 
     
  Day 02:  
 
Arrive at the Jaipur station, where you are welcomed with strains of shehnai. Lunch is served at the Rambagh Palace and then an air-conditioned coach takes you on a sightseeing tour of the Pink City of Jaipur.
 
     
  Day 03:  
  Day Three of the Palace on wheels tour takes you to Jaisalmer.  
     
  Day 04:  
  Explore the city of Jodhpur on the fourth day of the Palace on wheels Tour.  
     
  Day 05:  
 
Reach Sawai Madhopur, from where an excursion is arranged to the Ranthambore National Park After lunch the Palace-on-Wheels takes you to Chittorgarh.
 
     
  Day 06:  
  Alight at the Udaipur station form where a whirlwind sees you in the Lake City of Udaipur.  
     
  Day 07:  
 
The Palace-on-Wheels takes you to Bharatpur, where after visiting the bird sanctuary, the Palace-on-Wheels heads towards Agra.
 
     
  Day 08:  
 
The Palace-on-Wheels brings you back to the Delhi Cantonment station, with pleasant memories the grand tour behind you.
 
     
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
 
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