The 7 nights and 8 days tour aboard the Palace on Wheels will take you to the captivating destination such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Ranthambore National Park, Keoladeo Ghana National Park and Agra.
Delhi, the national capital of India, is a melting pot of culture, ethics, religion, customs and beliefs. It is one of the vibrant cities of India which lures large number of tourists from different parts of the world. The charm of this city lies in its blend of traditional and modernity which lures scores of tourists every year. The tourist attractions revolve around its charismatic ancient monuments, religious sites, museums, gardens, cuisines and bazaars.
Delhi has served as India's political hub; therefore, roots of all political activities can be traced. This legacy has been followed since the mythological era. Delhi, earlier known as Indraprastha, eight more cities, adjacent to Indraprastha, came into light such as Lal Kot, Dinpanah, Firozabad, Tughlakabad, Siri, Quila Rai Pithora, Jahanpanah and Shahjahanabad.
Jaipur is a transnational tourist spot, people from all countries flock here, to enjoy top-quality holiday excitements. The mesmerizing environmental charm adds more cuteness to the innate placidity of Jaipur. Jaipur is copiously rich with historical excellence, amidst the present vibrant life. You can also feel the pulse of the bygone days.
The awe-inspiring history of this city starts from the 12th century. It was during this period that the Kachwaha Rajputs, who were the Mughal empire nobles. The main contribution towards the architecture of Jaipur is by Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya. As per the strong scientific principles of Shilpa Shastra, he went on to design the blue print of Jaipur as India's best planned city. Some must visit places in Jaipur include Rambagh Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar and Jai Mahal Palace.
A small town in the royal and majestic state of Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur is globally famous for the Ranthambore National Park. It is one of the largest, finest and most famous national parks & tiger reserves in northern India. The park is noted for the big population of Royal Bengal Tigers. Leopards, panthers, wild dogs, golden jackals, reptiles and birds etc are other attractions of Ranthambore National Park. Jeep and elephant safaris inside the forest of Ranthambore National Park are unique lifetime experiences. Some famous hotels in Sawai Madhopur include Vanyavilas Resort, Sawai Madhopur Lodge, Tiger Den Resort, Tiger Moon Resort and Jhoomar Baori etc.
Chittorgarh is the greatest fort in Rajasthan, and is well-worth reshuffling an itinerary to explore. A history laden tourist destination in Rajasthan, Chittorgarh is a must-visit jaunt on a trip to the land of valiant rulers. The eventful history of Chittorgarh dates back to the Mahabharata. It is believed that Bhima, the second eldest Pandava, tramped the ground with such force that a water body was created. Besides, Jauhar and illustrious reigns marks the history of Chittorgarh. The majestic Vijaya Stambh, an insignia of valor and glory, the Kirti Stambh, the palace of Rani Padmini and the shrine dedicated to Meera Bai are some of the famous attractions in Chittorgarh Fort.
One of the most popular cities in Rajasthan, Udaipur is quite famous for its lakes and palaces. Known as the 'Jewel of Mewar', this city was founded by Maharaja Udai Singh in 1553. Claimed as the most romantic city in royal Rajasthan, the Maharaja of Udaipur gifted the place to the government. Being a royal land housing ancient forts and palaces, Udaipur has some royal tales to tell you. It is also known for several Rajput-era palaces & lakes such as Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Swaroop Sagar and Udai Sagar. The city warmly welcomes the tourists and mesmerizes them all with its picturesque sights.
Also known as 'The Golden City', Jaisalmer is the gateway to the desert region of Rajasthan. The town is situated in the heart of India's biggest "Thar Desert". The population of Jaisalmer is around 78,000 according to the census of 2001. The town was named after 'Rao Jaisal Yadav', the founder and king of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is often dubbed as 'Golden City' because its yellow sand gives yellowish golden tinge to Jaisalmer City and its surrounding area. There is a Jaisalmer Fort, which is perched on Trikuta Hill. The fort was built by Bhatti ruler Jaisal in the year 1156. Satyajit Ray, the famous film director, wrote a director novel on this Fort which later became a base of his movie Sonar Kella. Other attractions in Jaisalmer include Salim Singh ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli, Nathmalji ki Haveli and Shreenathji ki Haveli. Jaisalmer is always inhabited by the Jain families and these beautiful temples are dedicated to Lord Sai Nath (16th Teerthankar) and Lord Parshvanath (23rd Teerthankar).
Founded by Rajput Rathore 'Rao Jodha' around 1459 AD, Jodhpur, also known as the Blue City, is the gateway to the famous Thar Desert. Most of the houses are of blue shades in Old City that is why Jodhpur is also known as Blue City. With its superb surroundings and structures, it is one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Rajasthan. Some of the most popular attractions in Jodhpur include Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada and Veer Durgadas Smarak. There are several temples in Jodhpur such as Ganesha Temple, Mahamandir Temple, Pal Balaji Temple and Santoshi Mata Temple.
One of the premier attractions in Rajasthan, Bharatpur is an erstwhile princely state often dubbed as the 'Eastern Gateway of Rajasthan'. The Keoladeo Ghana National Park is one of the best bird sanctuaries in the world and is the foremost attraction of Bharatpur tourism. Along with this, the historical remnants of this place showcase the glory of mighty rulers who ruled this place for centuries. Along with this, the historical remnants of this place showcase the glory of mighty rulers who ruled this place for centuries.
One of the finest tourist destinations in Uttar Pradesh, Agra is touted as the home to Taj Mahal, a white-marbled monument commissioned by Shah Jahan to commemorate his love for Mumtaz Mahal. Apart from Taj Mahal, you can look forward to other attractions such as Tomb of Id-mat-ud-Daulah, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. You can also enjoy shopping experiences for marble handicrafts, carpets and leather products mainly shoes.