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Palace on Wheels DAY 01 WEDNESDAY            Delhi >> Enboard Palace on Wheels

Enboard Palace on Wheels 1745 hrs. Dinner and overnight at train.

Palace on Wheels DAY 02 - THURSDAY Jaipur >> Arrive 0000 HRS

You will be greeted by caparisoned elephants and strains of the Shehnai… After lunch procedd for city tour.         Departure 1730 hrs.

Palace on Wheels DAY 03 FRIDAY - Jaisalmer >> Arrive 0615 HRS

Arrive at 12th century city of Jaisalmer dominated by its sandstone fort of 99 bastions. Visit the exquisitely carved havelis and palaces with their latticed windows, balconies, Cupolas and facades. Experience the famed camel safaris & desert camps… and dine under the stars as the rhythm of Rajasthani music drifts into the night…     Departure 2300 hrs.

Palace on Wheels DAY 04 SATURDAY-  Jodhpur >> Arrive 0800 HRS

The Mehrangarh fort looms over this 15th century city. Visit this magnificent Fort and Jaswant Thada: A royal cenotaph. Lunch at the Umaid Bhawan Palace, the Royal residence a part of which is now a hotel.      Departure 1530 hrs.

 

Palace on Wheels DAY 05 SUNDAY - Sawai Madhopur >> Arrive 0400 HRS

Welcome to the beautiful 10th century fort of Ranthambhor.Surrounded by the Ranthambhor National Park,a project Tiger reserve,the imposing ramparts of the fort soar high above...       Departure 1100 hrs.

Palace on Wheels DAY 05 SUNDAY - Chittaurgarh >> Arrive 1530 HRS

Images of love scars of battles lost and won… Thrice besieged, Chittaurgarh is all this and more. Moving legends of honour and pride will echo in your mind as you proceed to Udaipur.        Departure 2230 hrs.

Palace on Wheels DAY 06 MONDAY - Udaipur >> Arrive 1530 HRS

The city of lakes, palaces and gardens, temples and forts…Udaipur. Lunch at the lake Palace hotel, the former summer residence of the princes of Mewar. Enjoy the tranquility of Lake Pichola… visit the City Palace in all ancient glory, the residence of the Maharaja of Udaipur.         Departure 2000 hrs.
                                                                                                                     

Palace on Wheels DAY 07 TUESDAY - Bharatpur >> Arrive 0600 HRS

A wonderland for birds, visit the renowned Keoladeo 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.

Palace on Wheels DAY 07 TUESDAY - Agra

Visit the red sandstone fort of Fatehpur Sikri.Lunch at the Mughal Sheraton in Agra and proceed to one of the most beautiful monuments ever conceived, the Taj Mahal.         Departure 2300 hrs.

Palace on Wheels DAY 08 WEDNESDAY -  Delhi >> Arrive 0600 HRS

Breakfast on board. Arrive at Delhi Cantonment Railway Station at 0600 hrs.

Palace on Wheels- Itinerary

The city of Ajmer is located in the state of Rajasthan, it is situated 130 km southwest of Jaipur. It is flanked by the Ana Sagar Lake on one side and barren hills of the Aravali range on the other side. Ajmer is drained by streams of the Luni River flowing southwestward and by tributaries of the Banas River flowing eastward. The climate of Ajmer is hot. The maximum temperature can go up to 46°C in summers (April-June). Winters are cool (November-February).

AJMER TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Ajmer-e-Sharief Dargah

Adhai-Din-Ka Jhonpara

Nasiyan (Jain Temple)

Govt. Museum

Ana Sagar Lake

Taragarh Fort

AROUND THE CITY OF AJMER
Pushkar : The sister city of Ajmer, Pushkar is just 11-km away from the city. The road to Pushkar passes through the Nag Pahar or the Snake Mountain. Mangliyawas : This town is famous for two 800 years old trees of a rare species - Adansonia Digitata Linn - popularly known as 'Kalpa-Vriksha'. People visit this place through out the year but on dark moon day of 'Sravana' (also spelt as Shravana) thousands of people come to worship the trees. The town is 26-km from Ajmer. Beawar : This town is located 54-km from Ajmer and is famous for the Badshahi procession festival held on the next day of Holi. On this occasion, people participate in large numbers and throw 'Gulal' on each other.

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS IN AJMER

The main festival of Ajmer is the celebration of the Urs held every year in the seventh month (date varies) of the lunar calendar. A number of Qawali (traditional Muslim recital of devotional verse) functions are held within the Dargah / tomb.

GETTING THERE

Ajmer is accessible by road from both Jaipur and Delhi. It is a nine-hour drive from Delhi to Ajmer. Ajmer is also accessible by train. There is a daily Shatabdi Express from Delhi to Ajmer except on Sunday.

Ajmer City - View
Ajmer - Ana sagar lake
Ajmer - Jain Temple
Ajmer-e-Sharief Dargah
Cities of Rajasthan
Ajmer | Alwar | Banswara | Barmer | Bharatpur | Bikaner | Bundi | Chittorgarh | Deeg | Dholpur | Dunlod | Dungarpur | Jaipur | Jaisalmer | Jalore | Jhalawar | Jodhpur | Karauli | Khimsar | Kota | Mandwa | Mandore | Merta | Mount Abu | Nagaur | Nathdwara | Pushkar | Ramgarh | Ranakpur | Ranthambore | Samode | Sariska | Sawai Madhopur | Shekhawati | Sikar | Siliserh |Tonk | Udaipur
Rajasthan Packaged Tours
An Introduction to Rajasthan | Camps in Rural Rajasthan | Rajasthan Heartlands | Palaces in Rajasthan | Kingdoms of Mewar Marwar | Rural Rajasthan Tour | Delhi - Agra - Jaipur Tour | Rajasthan Wildlife Tours | Deser Safari in Rajasthan