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Fairy Queen


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.

Facilities Provided
The Fairy Queen is a 50 seater train that provides luxurious journey through exotic land of Rajasthan. The Train takes care of the meal, transportation requirements (to and from Alwar- Sariska- Alwar) and accommodation facilities (at the Sariska Palace ) of the passengers.

Tour : 1 Night/2 Days, starts every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from Delhi.
Schedule : October to March
Places : Delhi - Sariska Tiger Reserve Rajasthan - Delhi.

-- Itinerary --

Day 1, Saturday
1000 hrs Train leaves Delhi Cantt. railway station
1030 hrs Light snacks on board
1300 hrs Lunch on board
1500 hrs Light refreshment on board
1600 hrs Arrival Alwar railway station
1620 hrs Departure Alwar by air-conditioned coach
1730 hrs Arrival Hotel Tiger Den
1930 hrs Theme dinner. Night stay at Hotel.

Day 2, Sunday
0630 hrs Jeep Safari for Tiger Sanctuary
0930 hrs Return from Sanctuary & breakfast at Tiger Den Hotel
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 Cantt. railway station

Booking rules :
25% to be paid at the time of booking. 25% to be paid 60 days before the journey. Balance 50% to be paid 40 days before the journey.

Cancellation rules :
25% more than 60 days before departure. 50% - 40 - 60 days before departure. 100% cancellation, less than 40 days before departure.