About Fairy Queen
The Fairy Queen first started functioning for the East Indian Raiway in the
year 1855. After a decade of operation, the train stopped from running in
1908, and it was only after a hiatus of around 90 years that the train was
brought back. During this period, it was kept in the National Rail Museum.
Today, the Fairy Queen is the oldest steam running locomotive in the world
with its name recorded in the prestigious Guinness Book of World Records.
The Fairy Queen has also been the proud recipient of the National Tourism
The journey in the Fairy Queen is for two days, yet the treatment accorded
is equivalent to a Five Star Hotel. It is one journey that will not strain
your pockets and yet allow you to enjoy the royal treatment. The pleasant
journey through scenic places will add to the charming memories that you
will carry back after the trip is over.
The Fairy Queen runs between Delhi to Alwar and is operated during the
weekends. There are limited number of runs every year between October to
Delhi - Alwar- Sariska - Alwar- Delhi
Months of Operation : October to March ( 2nd and 4th Saturday)
Schedule of operation : Fairy queen would be running as per the
Tour Details : 1 Night / 2 Days
Fairy Queen Stoppages : The train will stop for 10 minutes each at Garhi
Harasuru, Pataudi Road, Rewari, Ajarka and Khairthal railway stations in
both directions for water & other requirements of the locomotive.
|Day 1, Saturday
||Reporting at the Delhi Cantonment railway station.
||Fairy Queen departs.
||Lunch on Board.
||Arrival Alwar Railway Station.
||Arrival Sariska by air-conditioned coach.
||Arrival Hotel Tiger Den (RTDC).
||Theme dinner/Night Stay at Hotel.
|Day 2, Sunday
||Jeep safari for Sariska National Park.
||Return from Sanctuary & breakfast at Hotel.
||Departure Sariska by air-conditioned coach to Alwar
||Arrival Alwar Railway Station.
||Fairy Queen leaves Alwar.
Alwar is a city in the Rajasthan state of western India. The city is
located around 160 km south of Delhi, and around 150 km north of Jaipur
(Capital of Rajasthan). Alwar has many interesting and historical monuments.
Alwar's popularity as a tourist destination lies in its proximity to the
famous Tiger Reserve of India, Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. Other tourist
attractions in Alwar are the Bala Quila, a massive ancient fort situated on
a hill, and the Vinay Vilas Mahal, the city palace complex. Other than
historical monuments, the city has a rich natural heritage with some
beautiful lakes and picturesque valley thickly wooded in parts. A beautiful
lake beside the city palace is a good spot to visit. The tomb of Tarang
Sultan is also a tourist attraction worth visiting in Alwar.
Sariska Tiger Reserve is famous for its magnificent tigers, leopards, Wild
Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal, Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Chausingha, Wild
Boar and Langur. Sariska also shelters many different species of birds
including Bush Quails, Sand Grouses, Tree Pies, Golden backed Woodpeckers,
crested Serpent Eagles and Great Indian horned Owls. Sariska is an ideal
leisure spot for those interested in wildlife and ancient architecture. The
town has the ruins of 9th and 10th century temples. Siliserh Lake on the
edge of the sanctuary is another attraction which is inhabited by
crocodiles. Located right next to the tiger reserve is the Sariska Palace.
Special attractions: Cultural Programme & theme dinner, night
stay at the Hotel Tiger Den.
Jeep safari for the Sariska National Park.
The Fairy Queen Round Trip Package Tariff
|Full Package(Two-way train journey + sight-seeing /
stay at Sariska)
|One-way Trip Package(Between Delhi & Alwar +
sight-seeing / stay at Sariska)
|One-Way Train Journey(Between Delhi & Alwar
|*(Half fare for children above 5 years
but below 12 years of age).
*Children below 5 years Free.
Your Tour Includes:
» All meals-Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with tea/coffee provided on
board or in hotels.
» All transportation pickup, drop and sight-seeing by air conditioned
» Jungle Safari in search of tigers in open jeeps (05 tourists in each
» Govt. Service Tax.
Your Tour Does Not Includes:
» Expenses of personal nature.
» Local transportation in Delhi (To & From the Station)
» Entrance fees during sightseeing.
» Any other item not specified.
Booking rules :
Full package cost has to be paid at the time of booking.
Cancellation Rules :
1. There shall be no refund except.
a)- When the train is cancelled for technical reasons by the Railways.
b)- When the tourist is not able to travel on account of unforeseen
2. The refund will be granted as follows :-
In case of (a) above
(I) Full refund of the fare less 1% handling charges
In case of (b) above
(I) No refund, if the ticket is cancelled less than 15 days in advance
including the date of journey.
(II) 50% refund, if the ticket is cancelled more than 15 days in advance
excluding date of journey.