10 nights / 11 days
Cities covered :
Delhi - Jaipur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Sawai Madhopur -
Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra Delhi - Bangalore -
Mysore - Mumbai
The glorious days of steam merge with the opulent
extravagance of the Raj to create a never - to - be -
forgotten travel experience which only India can offer. The
train is fitted with Victorian elegance - wood panelling,
brass and crystal, plus modern day luxuries such as air -
conditioning-and features two bedded cabins, luxurious lounge
area, restaurant and bar, plus shower rooms etc.
[Best suitable for 6 travelers and above]
Day 1 - DELHI
Arrive Delhi. Your Personal Tour Manager will transfer you
to HOTEL NEW DELHI HILTON - an elegant exposition in
natural sandstone, crowned with stately pavilions and emeralds
gardens. Merging the grace of modern from with the grandeur of
A premier luxury super Deluxe Hotel with 500 designer rooms
and suites which create an ambience of gracious Indian
hospitality that blends beautifully with all the comforts of
modern living. Strategically located in Connaught Place, the
city’s prime business locale, Hotel New Delhi Hilton, invites
you to weave through that its splendors and discover the magic
that is India.
Later this morning your sightseeing begins with a trip to the
16th century Humayun’s Tomb - A soothing sandstone and marble
monuments typical of the Mughal era and Qutub Minar, a 13th
century fluted minaret. Then drive along Rajpath, the
ceremonial avenue where Delhi’s all important parades takes
place, past the imposing India Gate and the circular
Parliament House, to Rashtrapathi Bhawan. Formerly the Victory
Palace, it is now the President’s official residence. Drive
back along Delhi’s impressive Diplomatic Enclave. Lunch at
Grill Room - famous for contemporary cuisine.
Evening transfer to Delhi Cantt. Railway station to board
Palace on Wheels.
Day 2 - ARRIVE JAIPUR
You will be greeted by caparisoned Elephants and
strains of the Shehnai.
Welcome to the Pink city Jaipur. Lunch at Rambagh Palace.
Discover Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh, Amber silent sentinels to a
glorious era. Time at leisure for shopping, Jaipur is famous
for Gems, Jewellery, Carpets and Miniature paintings.
Overnight on board.
Day 3 - ARRIVE CHITTORGARH / UDAIPUR
Image of love and valour; scars of battles lost and
battles won. Thrice besieged Chittorgarh is all this and more.
Moving legends of honour and pride will remain with you as you
proceed to Udaipur. The city of Lakes, Palaces and gardens,
temples and forts Udaipur. Lunch at the Lake Palace Hotel, the
former summer residence of the prince of Mewar. Enjoy the
tranquillity of Lake Pichola. Visit the city Palace in all its
ancient glory, the residence of the Maharajas of Udaipur.
Overnight on board .
Day 4 - ARRIVE SAWAI MADHOPUR
Welcome to the tranquillity of Sawai Madhopur and
the beautiful 10th century fort Ranthambore. Surrounded by the
Ranthambore National Park, a project Tiger reserve, the
imposing ramparts of the fort soar above, they too have tales
Overnight on board train.
Day 5 - ARRIVE JAISALMER
Arrive at 12 century city of Jaisalmer dominated by
its sandstone fort of 99 bastions. Visit the exquisitely
carved havelis and Palaces with their latticed window,
balconies cupolas and facades.
Experience the famed Camel Safaris, reside in desert camps and
dine under the stars as the rhythm of Rajasthani music drifts
into the night.
Overnight on board train.
Day 6 - ARRIVE JODHPUR
The Mehrangargh Fort is all - Perceive in the 15th
century city. Visit the magnificent fort and Jaswant Thada a
royal cenotaph close by. Lunch at Umaid Bhawan Palace, the
royal residence a part of which is now a Hotel.
Overnight on board train.
Day 7 - ARRIVE BHARATPUR / AGRA
A wonderland for bird, visit the renowned Kaledeo
Ghana National Park at Bharatpur, once the preserve of the
Maharaja of Bharatpur and now a World Heritage Site. It is
home to 300 species of birds - some flying in from as far as
Siberia and China.
Visit Fatehpur Sikri enroute to Agra. And proceed to
one of the most beautiful monuments ever conceived. The Taj
Mahal, built by emperor Shah Jahan to commemorate eternal love
for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. Breathtaking in its proportions
and craftsmanship, it is captivating.
The timeless city of Agra offers you many more monuments and
tomb, all exquisite in architecture skill and beauty.
Overnight on board.
Day 8 - ARRIVE DELHI / BANGALORE
Breakfast on board. Arrive Delhi Cantt. Railway
station. Meeting and transfer to Hotel New Delhi Hilton (rooms
reserved for wash and change).
Time at leisure for shopping. Lunch at a popular restaurant.
In time transfer to airport to board flight for Bangalore.
Depart Delhi at 1630 hrs by IC-403
Arrive Bangalore at 1900 hrs
Founded in 1537 by Kempegowda, a far sighted local chieftain,
Bangalore has blossomed into one of Asia’s fastest, growing
cities. Bangalore combines the vibrant pace of a modern
metropolis with a quaint old-world charm. Perched at a height
of 3250 feet above sea level, its salubrious climate plays
host to innumerable parks, gardens, lakes and verdant
tree-lined avenues that give it the sobriquet “Garden City”.
Bangalore is a multi-faceted jewel. Modern marvels, historic
monuments, bustling shopping plazas, tranquil walking paths,
rustling silk and fragrant sandal wood exotic cuisine and
In the older parts of the city, streets still seem to be under
the spell of the rambling grace of the colonial times. And in
a city that still echoes the bygone age of leisure, luxury and
unhurried splendor, WELCOME GROUP WINDSOR MANOR SHERATON
recreates the imperial life style with matchless elegance.
Check-in at Hotel - A wondrously white edifice in the heart of
Bangalore with modern service, to give you the best of both
Here everything is reminiscent of the imperial way of life
wrought-iron lamps, ceilings touched with gold, hunting
prints, Queen Anne chairs. Its bay windows overlook green
lawns; its colonnaded balconies and verandahs, a twentieth
century tribute to an age of elegant bungalows, splendid
banquets and good living.
Day 9 – BANGALORE / MYSORE
Breakfast at the House of Lords the grand banquet
hall. Morning visit the Overseas branch of the Company.
After Lunch departs by air-conditioned Deluxe Coach for Mysore
- 770 Mts. above sea level, the city of Mysore was once the
capital of the Wodeyars. It still retains a quaint charm that
never fails to enchant.
Check-in at HOTEL LALITHA MAHAL PALACE. Built by
erstwhile Maharani of Mysore.
Set amidst immaculate lawns whose sole purpose was royal
entertainment, the Lalitha Mahal stands like an Italian
masterpiece designed at the height of the Renaissance.
Furnishings of early 20th century Europe complete the
grandeur: large, carved furniture, heavy silken drapes, and
objects d’ art that were once part of personal collections.
White ebony furniture and potted plants are arranged in
controlled harmony, it is the fine detailing of this palace
Hotel that reflects the passion with which it was built. The
balconies, the balustrades and the stained glass sky windows
Globe lights, patterned marble floors and a hushed ambience
the Lalitha Mahal Palace makes history come alive at its
Royal Welcome - Caparisoned Elephants are mounted on
the lawns of the palace. As you step into the palace,
beautiful girls dressed in traditional costumes, greet you
with Garlands of flowers and perform the AARTI ceremony. They
also anoint your forehead with the traditional Red Tikka and
sprinkle Rose water on you. The lilting notes of the
Nadaswaram welcomes you, as you savour the Welcome drink.
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 10 - MYSORE
Breakfast at Hotel.
This morning you visit Mysore Palace, the residence of Wodeyar,
is one of the most splendid. This Indo-Saracenic building has
among other things - a varied silver door, a solid gold throne
and a gallery of exquisite paintings.
Lunch at Hotel.
Afternoon time at leisure for shopping. Mysore is famous for
Sandalwood and Silk.
This evening is very special - your host is the Maharaja of
Mysore. Royal Dinner with members of Royal family.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 – MYSORE / BANGALORE / MUMBAI
Breakfast at Hotel.
Later depart for Bangalore by air-conditioned Deluxe Coach
Lunch at Paradise island famous for its Thai cuisine at Hotel
Taj West End. Thereafter depart for sightseeing of Bangalore.
Visit the Vidhana Soudha housing the State Legislature and
Secretariat, was conceived and executed by Kengal
Hanumanthaiya, The then Chief Minister, in 1956. It is built
entirely of Bangalore granite in the Neo Dravidian style.
Directly opposite it stands the Gothic structure of the Attara
Kacheri which houses the State High Court. The high Court
building was completed in 1868 and stands in the green
splendor of the Cubbon Park laid out in 1864 by Lieutenant
General Sir Mark Cubbon.
The Lalbagh Gardens, laid out in 1760 by Hyder Ali has an area
of 240 acres. The glass house, inspired by the Crystal Palace
in London is a favorite spot in Lalbagh. The Bangalore Palace,
built in 1887 by a Wodeyar King, is today a favorite spot for
picnickers and film-makers, with its vast grounds and Tudor
Later visit KIDS KEMP Asia’s largest fashionable store.
In time transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai.
Depart Bangalore at 2020 hrs by IC-108
Arrive Mumbai at 2150 hrs
Meeting transfer to International airport to board homebound