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India Tours & Travel Plans >> India Luxury Train Tours >> The Fairy Queen

The Fairy Queen

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The world's oldest steam locomotive Fairy Queen has resumed its once a week run from New Delhi Cantonment Station to Alwar. The 155 years old steam locomotive has been certified by Guinness Book of Records as the world's oldest working engine. It is normally kept in the National Rail Museum but for winter, it is pulled out to take tourists to Sariska Wild Life Sanctuary. The fairy queen is the oldest working broad gauge steam locomotive in the world and was built in the year 1855 by the British firm Kinston, Thompson & hewitson for the British firm east India railways. This train will have only a first class (non - air-conditioned) chair car having 50 seats and a pantry car for on board catering.

The Fairy Queen takes 50 discerning passengers, from around the world, on unforgettable two day weekend trips from Delhi to Alwar on selected days. From there, a short drive will take them to tiger country and an overnight stay at Sariska. The two-day package includes a night's stay at the Sariska (near Alwar) from where the tourists are taken around the Sariska Tiger Sanctuary. And yes the night stay at Sariska is full of entertainment, theme dinner with ethnic artists performing for you exclusively.

Days Itinerary for the " Fairy Queen " Luxury Train Time
Day 01 Saturday
Departs for Alwar from Delhi Cantonment Railway Station
Snacks and Lunch on Board
10:00 hrs
Arrival at Alwar Station
Traditional Rajasthani Welcome with Welcome Drinks at Alwar
15:00 hrs
Depart Alwar Railway Station by A/c Bus for Siliserh 15:15 hrs
Cultural Evening at Lake Palace Siliserh 15:45 hrs
Depart for Sariska 18:45 hrs
Arrival at Sariska
Traditional Welcome followed by Cultural Program and Dinner
Overnight at Sariska
20:00 hrs
Day 02 Sunday
Visit Tiger Sanctuary by Jeeps
07:00 hrs
Breakfast at hotel in Sariska 09:00 hrs
Fairy Queen leaves Alwar Station
Lunch and Light Refreshments on Board
Arrival at Delhi Cantonment Railway Station
13:00 hrs


THE FAIRY QUEEN IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR CHARTER TRIPS

Tariff per person: Indian Rupees (INR) - 10,000/- (Foreigners can pay equivalent amount in USD.)


Tariff is inclusive of:

- Train fare Delhi – Alwar – Delhi on board the Fairy Queen
- Arrival/Departure transfer from Alwar Railway Station to Sariska palace by A/c coach
- Traditional welcome upon arrival
- Welcome Drink (non-alcoholic)
- One night Accommodation at the Sariska Palace on Twin share basis
- Service of an Accompanying Guide
- Rajasthani Cultural program
- One Jungle Safari by jeep
- Entrance fees to the National Park
- All meals
- All presently applicable taxes



 

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