PALACE ON WHEELS
The Palace on Wheels is the oldest and most popular of India’s luxury trains. It’s been operating since 1982 and is rated one of the ten best luxurious train journeys in the world. A trip on this train is like taking a step back in time.
ITINERARY – Palace on Wheels
Day 1. Depart Delhi
Day 2. Jaipur, full day sightseeing of hawa Mahal, Amber fort, etc;
Day 3. Sawai Madhopur – Ranthambore national park for tiger sighting, fort at Chittor;
Day 4. Visit the City of Lakes, visit the famous Lake Pichola that houses the Lake Palace Hotel, visit the palace of the brave Rajputs of Mewar, re-live their history at City Palace among others;
Day 5. Jaisalmer sightseeing of fort and historic havelis;
Day 6. Jodhpur, visit Umaid Bhawan Palace and Mehrangarh fort;
Day 7. Visit bird sanctuary at Bharatpur onward to Agra to see the Taj Mahal;
Day 8. Return to Delhi for onward journey.
MAHARAJA EXPRESS TRAIN
The Maharaja Express Train is India’s most recent addition and most costly luxury tourist train. Maharaja Express Train is also the first luxury train in India to travel across the entire country. Different themed tours are also offered, with each visiting a different part of India.
ITINERARY – Maharaja Express Train
Day 1. Depart Delhi onward to Agra, to see Taj Mahal;
Day 2. At Gwalior visit the ancient Saas- Bahu temples;
Day 3. See the architectural marvels of Orcha and Khajuraho temples (famous the world over)
Day4. Tiger safari at one of the most picturesque park in India at Bandhavgarh;
Day 5. Visit the holy city of Banaras (Varanasi);
Day 6. Experience one of the most opulent cities of the Mughal rule- Lucknow;
Day 7. Return to Delhi for onward journey.
ROYAL RAJASTHAN ON WHEELS
The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is currently India’s most deluxe tourist train. The train is identical in route to the immensely popular Palace on Wheels, but what sets it apart from other luxury trains in India is its unabashed extravagance.
Day 1. Depart Delhi;
Day 2. View in awe the Umaid Bhawan Palace and Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur;
Day 3. Re-live the valour of the Rajputs, view the fort at Chittorgarh onward to Udaipur to see the City Palace and Lake Pichola-that houses the famous Lake Palace Hotel;
Day 4. Go tiger sighting at Ranthambore onward to see the Hawa Mahal at the Pink City- Jaipur;
Day 5. Visit the World Heritage Site at Khajuraho;
Day 6. Meditate on the banks of the Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi;
Day 7. Witness the breath-taking beauty of the Taj Mahal at Agra;
Day 8. Return to Delhi for onward destination journey.
THE GOLDEN CHARIOT
The Golden Chariot gets its name from the Stone Chariot in Hampi, one of the many places it visits as it winds its way through the state of Karnataka. An expanded route, encompassing Tamil Nadu and Kerala has been added.
Day 1. Depart Bangalore to Chennai;
Day 2. At Mamallapuram, see the shore temple and the Tempe of Rathas;
Day 3. Visit The French Riviera of the East- Pondicherry;
Day 4. Spend the day at the temple town of Thanjavur en route Madurai;
Day 5. At Madurai visit the famous Meenakshi Temple;
Day 6. Arrive at God’s Own Country- the beautiful state of Kerala;
Day 7. Visit the backwaters and onward to Kochi;
Day 8. Bangalore, depart for onward destination journey.
THE DECCAN ODYSSEY
The lavish Deccan Odyssey takes you through some of the best sights of Maharashtra, and also visits Goa. During the journey, you will be treated to a combination of valiant history, alluring beaches, imposing forts, and inimitable architecture.
Day 1. Depart Mumbai;
Day 2. At Sindhudurg visit the Sindhudurg Fort and Tarkarli Beach Resort;
Day 3. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus and the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi at Goa;
Day 4. See the beautiful Shalini Palace at Kohlapur;
Day 5. Visit the Ellora Caves at Daulatabagh and the majestic Daulatabagh Fort;
Day 6. Go wildlife sighting at Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary;
Day 7. Visit the local markets, Bibi ka maqbara and the most famous- Ajanta Cave Paintings at Aurangabad;
Day 8. Return to Mumbai for onward destination journey.