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Fairy Queen Locomotive

Rajasthan is one of the finest places known for its royal palaces, grand forts and picturesque locations. There are several attractions, that catch the attention of people, but Fairy Queen is the most popular among them. It is one of the oldest locomotives of world, which runs through the steam and connects New Delhi to Alwar. The locomotive is considered the most lavish and luxurious trains that have increased the tourism of Rajasthan largely.

This train was designed in England in the year 1855 and operated at the speed of 40 kilometres per hour. The construction work was handled by Thompson, Kitson and Hewitson together and was initially used to travel to Calcutta then. Its service was suspended in 1909 and taken to National Rail Museum, New Delhi where it was the most sought after attraction for tourists. In the year 1997, Fair Queen was again re-launched with excellent services and was open to people. The train also has its name in the Guineas Book of World Records.

Facilities

Fairy Queen consists of only two coaches; one is for passenger that is fully air conditioned while the other is a pantry car. The first coach has seating arrangements for about 50 people who can enjoy their trip from New Delhi to Alwar and then back again. The most appealing part of the train is its spacious lounge, which is located right in front of the passenger coach. The passengers can have a great time enjoying spectacular views of Rajasthan as the train moves from New Delhi to Alwar.

Tour Itinerary


Duration: 1 Night/2 days

Destinations covered Delhi - Alwar - Sariska - Alwar - Delhi

Departure day: The train moves from Delhi cantonment railway station on every 2nd and 4th Saturday from October to March.

Destinations

Fairy Queen starts from Delhi and reaches Alwar in just six hours. From there you will be taken to Jungle Lodge located near the Sariska Tiger Reserve. Different types of cultural programs are organized on the first day of trip together with a theme dinner at night. On the next day, you will be taken to Jeep Safari to Sariska Tiger Reserve to enjoy the dense forest and roaring sounds of the tigers. Light refreshments will be given from time to time as mentioned in the schedule.

Tariff

Full Package:
Two-way Train Journey + sight-seeing / stay at Sariska

Adults :Rs. 7500(US$ 165)
Children (5-12 years):Rs 3750(US$ 83)

One-way Train Journey
Between Delhi & Alwar + sightseeing / stay at Sariska

Adults :Rs. 5500(US$ 121)
Children (5-12 years):Rs 2750(US$ 61)

One-way Train Journey
Between Delhi & Alwar only

Adults :Rs. 2200(US$ 48)
Children (5-12 years):Rs 1100(US$ 24)

Booking and Cancellation Rules

  • 25% payment should be made at the time of booking.
  • 25% payment 60 days before the journey.
  • 50% payment 40 days before the journey.
  • Cancellation of tickets is according to the rules decided by the Government.

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