| Fairy Queen
– 1855 The
Year when the majestic Fairy Queen rolled out for the East Indian
Railway. Similar class of locomotive hauled the first passenger
train which steamed out of Howrah station destined for Hooghly
a distance of 24 Kms. on the 15th. Aug. 1854. An identical locomotive
was also used to transport troops to Raniganj during the famous
1857 War of Independence. This locomotive is still capable of
roaring back to life. The engine, is the oldest working engine
in the world. It was built in the year 1855 by the British firm
of Kitson, Thompson & Hewistson for the East Indian Railway.
Now, the Fairy Queen steams again, once a month from Oct. 2004
to Feb. 2005. Taking 50 discerning passengers, from around the
world, an unforgettable trips to Alwar. From there a short drive
will take them to tiger country and an overnight stay at a legendary
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at Delhi. Met upon arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
Morning free for independent activities. Afternoon combined
sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Overnight stay at
Day 3: Alwar - Sariska Palace
Morning departure transfer from Hotel to Delhi Cantonment
Train Station for boarding Fairy Queen Train leaving at 10.00
hrs. Reach Alwar at 16.00 hrs. Rajasthani reception and transfer
to Sariska Palace by luxury coach. Overnight at Sariska Palace.
Day 4: Sariska Palace - Alwar
Morning visit to tiger sanctuary. 12.00 hrs transfer to Alwar
train station by luxury coach. Board Fairy Queen leaving at
13.00 hrs and reach Delhi Cantt. at 16.00 hrs. Transfer to
Day 5: Delhi - Agra - Delhi
Early morning transfer to train station to board Superfast
train for Agra. Arrive at Agra and met upon arrival with transfer
for sightseeing tour of world famous monuments. Visit to Taj
Mahal, Agra Fort in the morning. Afternoon visit to Fatehpur
Sikri. In the evening departure transfer to the train station
to board return Superfast train for Delhi. Arrive at Delhi
and transfer to the Hotel and stay overnight.
Day 6: Leave Delhi
It is time for your magical journey to come to an end. This
morning you will be transferred to the International Airport
to board onward destination flight.