Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is one of the luxurious trains of India. While Rajasthan presents before you the glamorous lifestyle of the Rajputs, a tour of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels lets you experience the taste of royalty.
The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels route map is planned to help tourists unravel the golden past of India. At present the tour is for 7 nights and 8 days. The journey starts from the Safdarjung Station, New Delhi and also ends at the same place. After registration and a traditional welcome with Aarti, Garlands and Tilak, you embark the train at evening. The tour ends on the early morning of the 8th day.
Jodhpur: At first Royal Rajasthan on Wheels takes you to Jodhpur. Popularly known as the Sun City, this is the second largest city of Rajasthan. While the Mehrangarh Fort narrates the gallant tales of Rajput heroes, the marble cenotaph of Jaswant Thada with its intricate designs and unique chattris exhibit the Rajasthani architectural style.
Udaipur: The train then chugs off to the Lake City of Udaipur. The City Palace of Udaipur is an exquisite beauty with its Chinese domes, hanging gardens and spectacular designs. You can rejuvenate yourself with boat rides on the crystalline waters of Lake Pichola.
Chittorgarh: This heritage city of Rajasthan portrays the glorious days of the Rajput clan. While the palace of Queen Padmini still bears the gallant story of royal ladies performing ‘jauhar’ to save their honour, the Rana Kumbha Palace and the Vijay Stambh are spectacular.
Sawai Madhopur: A visit to this place is a breakthrough from the historic journey of Rajasthan. This district is home to one of the most popular national parks of India, the Ranthambhore National Park. A jungle safari through this dense forest brings to you the natural life of Royal Bengal Tigers, roaming and hunting in own mood. The park is also inhabited by various species of deer, leopards, crocodiles and numerous kinds of birds.
Jaipur: Royal Rajasthan on Wheels then takes you to the Pink City of Jaipur. Here you get the golden opportunity to ride on deck up elephants just like a Rajput monarch. Besides visiting forts and palaces, you can shop your heart out at the capital city of Rajasthan.
Khajuraho: The Luxury Train then leaves Rajasthan to take you to the wonders of Indian temple architecture. Life seems to be frozen in the stone walls of the 85 temples of Khajuraho. These are both Hindu and Jain temples and the sculptures portray the daily lifestyle of 12th century India and mythological figures from Hindu and Jain texts.
Varanasi: One of the oldest cities of the world, Varanasi is the seat of Hinduism. Experience a celestial life here, visiting the old shrines like the Viswanatha temple or just sitting on the banks of River Ganges, watching Aarti. The city is also famous for its gorgeous silk saris and handicrafts.
Agra: The trip on Royal Rajasthan on Wheels comes to an end with a visit to the city studded with Mughals gems, Agra. The city is mostly known for Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This marble monument is an epitome of Mughal architecture, embellished with semi precious stones, beautiful calligraphy and situated amidst sprawling gardens.
Besides visiting Agra Fort, Itmadulah Tomb and Mehtab Bagh, you can enjoy shopping leather goods, small marble statues of Taj Mahal and hand woven carpets here.
Hence, embark Royal Rajasthan on Wheels to spend a comfortable and memorable vacation at some of the most magnificent parts of incredible India.