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Duration: 2 Days
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Places Covered: Delhi - Sariska
What is the best way to learn about heritage then traveling with it?
The Indian Railways are the best option a tourist can ever have while
traveling within India to get to know the cultural diversity of the
country. Just like special trains like the Palace on Wheels and The
Royal Orient, the Fairy Queen is another train whose journey one won't
Fairy Queen is the oldest running vintage 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 has got only a first class chair car having 50 seats and
a pantry car for on board catering. A Guinness Book of World Records
holder and winner of the National Tourism Award, this pristine beauty
rolled again on 1st February 1997 from Delhi, after a gap of 142 years.
Day - 01 Delhi - Alwar - Sariska
Delhi - India's capital and a mix of the old- world charm and a pulsating
megapolis, Delhi is famous for its Mughal and British monuments like
the Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Rashtrapati Bhavan and
Parliament House. Connaught Place offers shoppers a heaven to buy
right from small curios to pricelessly crafted articles.
1000 hrs Train leaves Delhi Cantt Railway Station
1030 hrs Light snacks on board
1300 hrs Lunch on Board
1500 hrs Light refreshments on board
1600 hrs Arrival Alwar Railway Station
1620 hrs Departure Alwar by air-conditioned coach
1730 hrs Arrival Hotel Sariska Palace
1930 hrs Cultural program and theme dinner, Night stay at Hotel Sariska
Day : 02 Sariska - Alwar - Delhi
Sariska - Famous for its Tiger Reserve where magnificient tigers,
leopards, sambhars, nilgai, and cinkara can be spotted in their natural
habitat. The town also has the ruins of 9th and 10th century temples.
Sariska is an ideal leisure spot for those interested in wildlife
and ancient architecture.Located right next to the world famous tiger
reserve is the Sariska Palace. It offers 49 rooms with modern amenities
in a gracious, old world ambience. Adding to the beauty of this hotel
is the pure nature all around and the frequent roar of tigers !
0630 hrs Jeep safari for Tiger Sanctuary
0930 hrs Return from Sanctuary and breakfast at Sariska Palace
1200 hrs Departure Sariska by air-conditioned coach
1245 hrs Arrival Alwar Railway Station
1300 hrs Fairy Queen leaves Alwar
1330 hrs Lunch on board
1600 hrs Light refreshments on board
1845 hrs Fairy Queen arrives Delhi Cantonment Railway Station