Orient Express Train
A wonder on wheels that carries you through the captivating world that is India - a civilization that has blended the past and the present as none has. A dreamscape where the dividing line between reality and fantasy gets blurred as you proceed, and each day brings forth experiences beyond your wildest expectations.
The Royal Orient is a joint venture of the Tourist Corporation of Gujarat Limited and the Indian Railways with thirteen coaches and saloons, The Royal Orient promises you seven memorable days and nights. Travel by night and take day trips to fascinating places.
The Royal Orient, a spectacular concept in transport; an aesthetic marvel of modern times. It is an opportunity to experience its princely grandeur; a possibility of redefining the word pleasure. Thirteen indescribably wondrous, beautiful, gold embossed saloon cars recreate the resplendent living of times of yore.
The Royal Orient provided with personalized service that only royalty was privileged with, promises you memorable days and nights that you will always remember and cherish. Sink into pink retreats with hot and cold running water, showers and soft channel music. Restaurant cars with exquisite Indian and continental cuisines. A luxurious lounge, Multicuisine restaurant, spacious baths, clean and comfortable cabins, furnished better than may 5-star hotels, a library, television and video entertainment. Most of the travel is done by night; daytime is reserved for sightseeing and shopping. The " Watering Hole," a bar well stocked with the choicest liquors.
Orient Express Train Tour : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Day 1 : Wednesday - Departure - Delhi Cantonment 1500 Hrs.
Day 2 : Thursday - Arrival - Chittaurgarh - 0630 Hrs Departure Chittaurgarh - 0915 Hrs.
Visit Chittaurgarh Fort
Arrival - Udaipur - 1215 Hrs
Departure - Udaipur - 1830 Hrs
Transfer to hotel for lunch. Visit City Palace, boating in lake Pichhola, see Shilpgram and Royal Gardens
Day 3 : Friday - Arrival - Junagarh - 1400 Hrs
Departure - Junagarh - 1600 Hrs
Visit Ashokan Rock EDICT of 3rd Century BC, Darbar Hall Museum, Mausoleum of Nawab Mahabat Khanji
Arrival - Veraval - 1800 Hrs
Visit Somnath, the famous Shiva Temple on the shore of the Arabian Sea.
Day 4 : Saturday - Departure - Veraval - 0500 Hrs
Arrival - Sesangir - 0630 Hrs
Visit Lion Sanctuary
Departure Sesangir - 1130 Hrs
Arrival Dilwara - 1430 Hrs
Departure Dilwara - 2005 Hrs
Visit St. Pauls church and emjoy Mandir Beach
Day 5 : Sunday - Arrival - Palitana - 0740 Hrs.
Departure Palitana 1230 Hrs
Visit 863 Jain Temple atop Shatrunjaya Hills
Arrival Sarkhej - 1905 Hrs.
From Sarkhej to Ahmedabad by bus
Day 6 : Monday - Departure Ahmedabad - 1405 Hrs
Visit Gandhi Ashram, Calico Museum of Textiles, Sidi Aayyad's Mosque
Day 7 : Tuesday - Arrival Jaipur - 1115 Hrs
Departure Jaipur - 2130 Hrs.
Visit of Amer Fort on elephant ride via Hawa Mahal, enjoy round of City palace and Jantar Mantar (observatory)
Day 8 : Wednesday - Arrival Delhi Cantt - 0740 Hrs
End of 7 days splendid journey