Royal Orient TrainLuxury Train ToursLuxury Train Tours
Luxury Train Tours
The third day of the Palace on Wheels tour takes you to Jaisalmer.
Home: Palace on Wheels: Palace on Wheels Tour Day 03: Sawai Madhopur/ Chittorgarh

Palace on Wheels Tour Day 03: Sawai Madhopur/ Chittorgarh

Along with the historical and cultural aspects of India, the Palace-on-Wheels also showcases the wildlife of India. The next sojourn of the Palace-on-Wheels is Ranthambore National Park, located in Sawai Madhopur. The town is located at the entrance of the Ranthambore National Park and is well-known for its lush green environs, lakes, meandering rivers and wildlife.

Ranthambore National Park is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to explore wildlife. Tigers can be easily spotted even during the day. The Ranthambore National Park covers an area of nearly 400 sq. km. and is set between the Aravali and the Vindhya ranges. One can see great varieties of flora and fauna life at the Ranthambore National Park. And if you are a photography lover, then it is the place for you!

Chittorgarh, also known as Chittor, was once the capital of former Rajput state, Mewar, well-known in the history of Rajasthan as the land of brave Rajputs. Chittorgarh is synonymous with Rajput pride, romance and spirit. The main attraction at Chittorgarh is the Chittor Fort, located atop a hill. The Chittorgarh Fort is a depiction of Rajput culture and values. The fort stands on a 240-hectares site on a 180m high hill that rises rapidly from the plains below. Apart from its historical importance, Chittorgarh has a number of temples, including the Kalika Mata Temple. Another important attraction at Chittorgarh is the tower of Victory, Vijay Stambh. It was by Maharana Kumbha to commemorate his victory over Mohamed Khilji.

Tour Schedule: Day 03

0530 Hrs: Arrival at Sawai Madhopur.
1030 Hrs: Depart for Chittorgarh.
1600 Hrs: Arrival at Chittorgarh.
0200 Hrs: Depart for Udaipur (next day i.e. on Saturday)

Palace on Wheels:
Day 01: Delhi | Day 02: Jaipur | Day 03: Sawai Madhopur/ Chittorgarh | Day 04: Udaipur | Day 05: Jaisalmer | Day 06: Jodhpur | Day 7-8: Bharatpur/Agra