Journey Name: Royal Rajasthan on Wheels  |  Journey Duration: Upto 10 days
 
Overview:
Come and explore the diverse land of India which breaks the stereotype of being the land of snake charmers. This luxury train depicts the image of Rajput princes riding on their horses in all their glory. This itinerary is extensively planned to take you through the beautiful golden deserts, majestic palaces and forts and the adventurous escapades of the wilds. Explore all this aboard a luxurious train which will make you feel like royalty. With intricate designs, state-of-the-art amenities, impeccable service and such beautiful landscapes to explore this journey will be one to cherish forever.
 
Train Departure Schedule :
2015
October - December
2016
January - March
 
 
Journey Dates :

2015

Oct 04, 11, 18, 25

Nov 01, 08, 15, 22, 29

Dec 06, 13, 20, 27

2016

Jan 03, 10, 17, 24 , 31

Feb 07, 14, 21, 28

Mar 06, 13, 20, 27

 
Places Covered:
Delhi - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Agra – Delhi
 
Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Delhi

Today you will assemble at Safdarjung railway station to commence your royal sojourn. Enjoy a traditional Indian welcome with a refreshing drink as you complete the check in formalities. Settle into your cabins as the train leaves for Jodhpur. Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train.

Day 2: Jodhpur

Today as you enjoy your breakfast, the train arrives into the bleu city Jodhpur. Disembark for a sightseeing tour to Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh fort and Umaid Bhavan palace. As you observe the city from the Mehrangarh fort you will observe a vast stretch of houses, all colored in blue. You can even splurge and shop in the Jodhpur market. Delicious lunch will be served at a 5 star palace hotel. Then return to the train to relax. The train leaves for its next destination-Udaipur. Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train.

Day 3: Udaipur

Today we arrive into the city of lakes-Udaipur. Located amidst the Aravalli hills, Udaipur city is sure to take your breath away. After breakfast, disembark to visit the Sahelion ki Baari, the beautiful city palace and enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola. Lunch will be served at a 5 star hotel. Then return to the train to rest a little. In the evening, visit the Chittorgarh fort which boasts of the glory and valor of the great king- Maharana Pratap. High tea will be served at the fort restaurant. Enjoy the light and sound show at the fort in the evening. Then return to the train to relax. Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train. 

Day 4: Sawai Madhopur

Today gear yourselves up for a morning of adventure at the Ranthambore National park. Early morning, disembark from the train for a safari at the National park where you will have a rendezvous with the majestic tigers. Return to the train for breakfast and relax as the train leaves for Jaipur. After arriving into Jaipur, disembark for a sightseeing tour of the city where you will visit the opulent Amer fort. Lunch will be served at Café Amber. Then go on a shopping spree at the local market. You will then visit Jantar Mantar and the City Palace. Return to the train for tea and refereshments. Then disembark to have a royal dinner. Enjoy a traditional cultural performance as you relish the delicacies straight from the kitchen of royalty.  Return to the train to relax as it makes its way to the next destination- Khajuraho. Overnight stay onboard the train. 

Day 5: Khajuraho

Today the train arrives into Khajuraho. With Jain and Hindu temples that are counted as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the carvings on the walls of these temples are intricate and erotic. After breakfast, disembark to explore the western group of the temples. With the Vindhyan range as its background, Khajuraho will mesmerize you for sure. Lunch will be served at a 5 star hotel. Then you will visit the southern group of the temples. Return to the train for tea and refreshments. Later you will disembark for a light and sound show. Return to the train for dinner and overnight stay as the train chugs along to its next destination-Varanasi.

Day 6: Varanasi

Today morning you will arrive into the holy city of Varanasi. Depart for a boat ride on the Ganges and visit the Bharat Mata Mandir and the Banaras Hindu University. Varanasi is a major pilgrim destination for Hindus and has a very soothing and spiritual atmosphere. Then return to the train for breakfast. Post breakfast; disembark to explore the Buddhist stupas at Sarnath. Lunch will be served at a local hotel. Return to the train to relax. In the evening head out to experience the Aarti at the river banks, which is a site to behold with thousands of devotees coming to pay homage and put the holy river Ganges to sleep for the night. Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train.

Day 7: Agra

 Today morning the train arrives in the city of emperors-Agra. After breakfast, disembark to visit the Agra fort. Lunch will be served at a 5 star hotel. After lunch visit the famous monument of love-The Taj Mahal. Its beautiful structure and white marble will leave you mesmerized. Then explore the local markets and shop to your heart’s content. In the evening attend the Light and Sound show. Then return to the train to relax and enjoy your last night on the train. Dinner and overnight stay onboard the train. 

Day 8: Delhi

Today the train arrives to its last destination Delhi. After breakfast, disembark as this royal and memorable journey comes to an end.

 
Price:

Saloon

Price in US$ 

Description(per night)

Suite

US$ 1700 

Per suite, Per Night

Deluxe

US$ 875 per person per night (single supplement)

Single Sharing

Deluxe

US$ 625  per person per night (Twin sharing basis)

Twin Occupancy

  • 50% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children between 05-12 years of age
  • 10% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children below 05 years
  • Service tax @3.625% and commercial tax US$ 15 per person extra as applicable.
  • There will be a 10% surcharge levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas and New Year.
 
Inclusions:
  • Deluxe cabin with attached bath 
  • All meals, including tea, coffee and mineral water
  • Safari into the Jungles of Ranthambore by Canter
  • Jeep or Elephant ride at Amber Fort of Jaipur
  • Cultural program followed by dinner at Jaipur
  • Transport for sightseeing with Deluxe Coaches 
  • Entrance fee to monuments and museums
  • English speaking guides
 
Exclusions:
  • Liquor, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, Business Car 
  • Facilities, Spa Car Facilities and other items of personal nature
 
Notes – Remarks:

 
Terms and Conditions:
Booking Policy
In case of FITs:
  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
In case of Group:
  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 75 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to Odyssey Travels. On cancellation, refund will be made.
  • Certain amount of the ticket value will be deducted as follows.
In case of FITs
  • 5% of ticket value 60 days or more prior to departure.
  • 20% of ticket value between 16 to 59 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of ticket value 15 days prior to departure.
In case of Group
  • 5% of ticket value 60 days or more prior to departure.
  • 20% of ticket value between 16 to 59 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of ticket value 15 days prior to departure.
  • Train tariff / Tour Itinerary subject to change without notice.
 
Route Map
 
  • Jodhpur
  • Udaipur, the "City of Palaces"
  • Ranthambore National Park 
  • Jaipur, "The Pink City"
  • Khajuraho, "City of Tamples"
  • Varanasi, "The Holy City "
  • The "Taj Mahal" in Agra