The oldest working steam locomotives in the world, the Fairy Queen made its maiden journey in the year 1855 for the erstwhile East Indian Railway. And rightly so, the Fairy Queen today holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest locomotive in regular operation. It used to travel on the Howrah-Raniganj line and later in Bihar till 1908. In July 1997, the Indian Railway restarted its operation as a heritage train from Delhi to Alwar and from there the tourists are taken to world famous Sariksa Wildlife Sanctuary. It operates on the 2nd and the 4th Saturday of the months of October to March.
The Fairy Queen has only one AC chair car coach, which can accommodate a maximum of 50 tourists. There is also an attached pantry car to provide on board catering services to its privileged passengers. As an added attraction, the coach has a beautiful lounge in the front, which provides a scenic sight of the countryside. For your enjoyment numerous cultural programs are organized on the evening of the first day at the Hotel Sariska Palace.
The destinations covered by the train are Delhi, Alwar and the famous Tiger Reserve in Sariska. The two-day and one-night package is a beautiful gift for all wildlife lovers and definitely worth enjoying at
least once in your lifetime.
Queen Train Tour : 1 Night / 2 Days
The itinerary of Fairy Queen includes 1Night/2 Days of a momentous journey. In this period you visit the beautiful city of Alwar, historical monuments of Delhi and the world famous Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. The train leaves Delhi Cantonment Railway station on every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the months of October to March.
Day 01 - Saturday
1000 hrs. Train leaves Delhi Cantonment 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 Tiger Den
1930 hrs. Cultural Programs, Theme dinner/Night Stay at Hotel
Day 02 - 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 Cantonment Station.