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The Royal Orient - Royal Journey to Rajasthan & Gujarat
Delhi – Chittaurgarh/ Udaipur – Mehsana – Ahmedabad – Sassangir - Ahmedpur Mandovi / Diu – Palitana – Udaipur/ Ranakpur – Delhi (Duration 8 Days)


Day wise Itinerary for the Royal Orient Train Tour
 

01 (Wednesday) Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Later sightseeing of New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayun's tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End of the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Thereafter proceed to Delhi Cantt. Railway station to Board the Royal Orient Train.

Day 02 (Thursday) Chittaurgarh
Arrive at 0530 hrs at Chittaurgarh - The pride and glory of Rajasthan. Chittaurgarh echoes with the tales of romance and valour unique to the Rajput tradition. A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives in its imposing forts, graceful palaces and spectacular 'chhatris'. Visit to Chittaurgarh Fort. Dep. (0900 hrs) for Udaipur - Udaipur - set around the vast Pichola Lake and dominated by dramatic palaces, Udaipur is surely Rajasthan most picturesque city. Visit the romantic and stunning white marble Palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola, the magnificent City Palace - built in 1725, the ancient palaces of the Mewar Royal Family for centuries, the Jagdish temple, the pleasure gardens and a drive around the other nearby lakes. . B/F n board Arr. (1215 hrs.) Udaipur. Transfer to hotel for lunch. Early evening visit the City Palace, Tripolia Gates, Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Royal Gardens), and Shilpgram (Craft Village). Dep. (1750 hrs.) for Mehsana. Dinner on board.

Day 03 (Friday) Mehsana / Ahmedabad
Arrive at 0645 hrs at Mehsana - The district owes its name to the town of Mehsana founded by Mahesaji or Masaji - a ruler of Chavada dynasty in 12th/13th century AD. Visit to Sun temple at Modhera, Rani-ki-vav & Patola weaving Centre at Patan. Dep. (1115 hrs.) for Ahmedabad - Arr. (1245 hrs.) at Ahmedabad - proceed To hotel for lunch. It was founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the erstwhile ruler of Medieval Gujarat, in AD 1411. The city declined within a century of its being established. In 1572, Emperor Akbar seized it and assimilated it within the great Mughal Empire. The city became an important business center during the Mughal period until the death of Aurangzeb in 1707, after which the city again began to decline. The British seized the city in 1818 and set up a number of textile mills here. Today's Ahmedabad is famous for its textile mills and is often referred to as the 'Manchester of the East' PM. Sightseeing - Adalaj Step well, Gandhi Ashram, Calico Textile's Museum, Hathi Singh Jain Temple, Sidi Sayyad's mosque and shopping. Dep. (2015 hrs.) for Sasan Gir. Dinner on board.

Day 04 (Saturday) Sasan Gir / Ahmedpur - Mandvi / Diu
Breakfast on board. On Arr. (0800 hrs.) Sasan Gir. Visit the lion sanctuary. Optional sightseeing of Somnath temple. Dep. (1115 hrs.) for Delwada. Lunch on board. Visit to Ahmedpur Mandvi beach and Diu Fort and St. Paul' Church. Dep. (2000 hrs.) for Palitana. Dinner on board.

Day 05 (Sunday) Palitana and Sarkhij
Breakfast on board. On Arr. Palitana, visit to 863 Jain temples atop Shatrunjaya Hills. The 3,572 steps can be climbed or chair slings can be used. Dep. (1200 hrs.) for Sarkhej. Lunch on board. On Arr. Sarkhej, have dinner at Vishalla village. Dep. (2230 hrs.) for Udaipur.

Day 06(Monday) Arrival Udaipur / Ranakpur
Breakfast on board. Arr. (0715 hrs.) in Udaipur - set around the vast Pichola Lake and dominated by dramatic palaces, Udaipur is surely Rajasthan's most picturesque city. Visit the romantic and stunning white marble Palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola, the magnificent City Palace - built in 1725, the ancient palaces of the Mewar Royal Family for centuries, the Jagdish temple, the pleasure gardens and a drive around the other nearby lakes. Visit to Ranakpur Jain Temple. Lunch at hotel. PM Return to Udaipur. Dep. (2000 hrs.) for Jaipur. Dinner on board.

Day 07 (Tuesday) Jaipur
Breakfast on board. On Arr. (0750 hrs.) Jaipur. the city-capital in the tone of an autumnal sunset, literally lush pink when prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria, stepped on its soil in 1883. Interspersing the play of red and pink were white borders and motifs, painstakingly outlining the architectural highlights of Jaipur's buildings. Jaipur had been like that since 1727 when Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II had it built that year. Visit to Amer Fort and Hawa Mahal. Lunch at the hotel. PM. Visit to the city palace and Jantar Mantar (observatory). Dep. (2155 hrs.) for Delhi. Dinner on board.

Day 08 (Wednesday) Arrival Delhi
Arr. (0700 hrs.) Delhi Cantt. Rly. Station. & Transfer to airport in time to board the international flight to the onward destination.

Tariff Per person per night.

02 BERTH CABIN Oct'2003 - Mar'2005 Sept'03-04 & Apr'04-05
Single Occupancy US $ 350 US $ 263
Sharing Occupancy US $ 200 US $ 150
03 Berth Cabin (Sharing Occupancy) US $ 175 US $ 132

COST INCLUDES

1. Tariff is inclusive of travel / all meals / conducted sight seeing entrances fee at monuments / parks / palaces / cultural programs / camel ride / boat ride / rickshaw ride / and for still cameras.

2. Guest has to pay for Video Cameras, Liquor, laundry, and other items of personal nature.

IMPORTANT

1. 10% surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas / New Year.


 

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