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Palace on Wheels

Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days

Destinations Covered : New Delhi – Jaipur – Sawai Madhopur – Chittorgarh – Udaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur- Bharatpur – Agra – New Delhi


Day 01 (Wed) : New Delhi

Reporting time 1800 HRS
Departing time 1830 HRS

The journey of a lifetime begins at the New Delhi Safdarjung Railway station where the guests are accorded a warm, traditional welcome before the Palace-on-Wheels pulls out into the night for a week-long luxury cruise through fascinating Rajasthan.

Day 02 (Thu) : Jaipur

Arrival 0345 HRS
Your tour began at the Hawa Mahal Palace of wind followed the amazing Jantar Mantar-Astronomical Observatory are to be explored at leisure.

The home of the erstwhile rulers. The city palace now a museum of full royal splendor. Jaipur also offers a great shopping experience since the city is the country’s capital as far as handicrafts are concerned.
This include a very extensive range as well as a major International center of cutting and polishing of Gems and stone. Also the Jaipur is known all over the world for hand block printing on textile. Lunch at Amber Fort. Soon after reaching at Amber you can enjoy the festively decorated elephant for a ride up to the fort.
After lunch visit of Amber fort the best example of splendid fusion of Rajput and Mughal style of Architecture.
The hall of victory Jai Mandir has a stunning ceiling adorned with mirror work an inlaid panel. Return back to train by bus for freshen up after rest awhile enjoy sumptuous dinner on board.
Departure 2330 HRS

Day 03 (Fri) : Sawai Madhopur

Arrival 0530 HRS
The Ranthambhore national park at junction of the Aravali and the Vindhyas is a unique juxtaposition of natural and historical richness, standing out conspicuously in the vast, arid and denuded tract of eastern Rajasthan, barely 14 km from Sawai Madhopur.

Three big lakes- Padam Talav, Malik Talav and Raj bag- are alike turquoises studded in the vast tract. Though a delicate eco system, Ranthambhore is dynamic in the diversity and density of fauna it supports. Tiger at the apex of the food chain lords over the kingdom in a subtle way solitary by nature. It operates with stealth. Quite naturally tiger sighting are always a matter of chance, though evidences of its activities are equally exciting other then tigers you may have opportunity to see 24 different species of mammals, spotted deer, sambhar, wild boar, Indian Gazel, Jungal cat, Panthers, Jackal, Hynas Rarely sloth bears, also almost 300 different kind of birds.Return back to Palace on Wheels. Breakfast on Board.
Lunch on Board.
Enjoy the afternoon on train as it travels the lush green country side before arriving to Chittorgarh.
Departure 1030 HRS

Day 03 (Fri) : Chittorgarh

Arrival 1600 HRS
Chittorgarh Fort is considered as the largest fort of India, built by various Mauriyan rulers during 5th to 8th century period, this for covers an area of 680 acres most of the structures inside the fort premises are in ruins. But a glimpses at this giant abodes of Rajput still fills on with thrill. The fort is accessible after ceremony seven gates. Rana Kumbha palace and Padamini Palace in the fort are considered as master pieces of Rajput architecture Padmini Palace had been the residence of beautiful queen Rani Padmini.
Departure 0200 HRS

Day 04 (Sat) : Udaipur

Arrival 0800 HRS
Breakfast on board
The capital of the Sisodia Maharanas, enjoy pre-eminent among the Rajput clams of Rajasthan spend the day sightseeing at Udaipur Maharana Udai Singh, Laid the foundation for a new kingdom Udaipur situated at Lake Pichola where the impressive city palace was lavished with aesthetic and imaginative work of art miniature painting was encouraged.

New additions for this Season

1. Lunch at Palace Hotel
1. Visit to Crystal Gallery-It is a balcony of Fateh Prakash Banquet hall which is having a museum of crystal glass furniture, crockery, chandeliers of old time.
2. Boat ride on Lake Pichola.
Departure 1530 HRS

Day 05 (Sun) : Jaisalmer

Arrival 0915 HRS
The city is also known for its old mansion better known as havelis. Patwon Ki Haveli and Nathmalgi Ke Haveli, Salim Singh Ji Ki Haveli most striking architecture a fine blend of ancient and the medieval era. Shopping and lunch at Moomal Hotel. The sweeping sand dunes, enjoy the romance of solitude at Kuldhara and your camel takes you deep in the Thar Desert the set hare is the most awaited experience. As the sum sets the rolling golden dunes the surreal experience is worth. Though the winter, followed by the cultural performance - campfire with dinner in dunes.

New additions for this Season.

1. Enjoy Rajasthani food with traditional music.
2. Evening Tea at sunset.
3. Dinner at Palace Hotel.
Departure 2345 HRS

Day 06 (Mon) : Jodhpur

Arrival 0700 HRS
Special welcome on arrival and sightseeing of mighty fort followed by lunch at Star hotel.
The city best known for its indigo-hued homes and buildings, Jodhpur is the former capital of the Marwar. The Mehrangarh Fort was built by Rao Jodha in 1459 and later his successions also added new structures. The fort is situated 120 meters high rocky hill, this fort is witness the lavish and royal history of Rathore.
Fort stands on strong and wide walls, which are 20 to 120 feet high and 12 to 70 feet thick its gigantic structure and finely carved intricate sculpture are a treat for eye.

Umaid Bhawan Palace world’s finest and largest palace in the world Maharaja Umaid Singh utilized the services of a well-known Edwardian architect, henry vaughan lanchester for the construction of this palace. There are 347 rooms in the palace that boast about its grandness and splendor the central dome that has become the identity of the palace 110 feet high. The royal family in still lives a part of the palace also having the old clock museum. Lunch at 5 Star Hotel. After lunch back to Palace on Wheels, dinner on board.
Departure 1530 HRS

Day 07 (Tue) : Bharatpur

Arrival 0500 HRS
Breakfast on board
A royal kingdom where the jats, rather than the Rajputs, ruled. Bharatpur's Jat History is not too old, with Suraj Mal establishing a firm stronghold in a region contested by both the Rajputs and the Mughals. Suraj Mal exploits are legendary, and the fort, Lohargarh, or Iron Fort, has a history that recounts it with pride. The only fort in the state to have bastions of mud, these proved meritorious because they simply swallowed up the cannon shells not allowing them to impact.
The Keoladeo Ghana National Park one of the finest bird sanctuary in the world was developed by a royal edict when dykes were created so that water could be canalized for the hunting preserve as the Maharaja of Bharatpur wished to create. Over three hundred species of birds many of them migrant species that come from parts as distant as Siberia and China.
Departure 0845 HRS

Day 07 (Tue) : Agra

Arrival 1030 HRS
A visit to the world's most well-known monument and well worth its fame. The Taj Mahal built in the memory of his beloved empress by emperor Shah Jahan, this marble mausoleum is the greatest gesture of love known to mankind and is breathtakingly, bewitchingly beautiful. Land for the building of the Taj Mahal in Agra came fromthe Maharaja of Jaipur and the marble used in its construction was from the mines of Makrana, also in Rajasthan. The precious stones used in its inlay, and the craftsmen employed for the twenty two years its construction took, came not only from India, but from all over the World.

New additions for this season.

1. Lunch at Palace Hotel.
Departure 2300 HRS

Day 08 (Wed) : New Delhi

Arrival 0800 HRS
Tour end at Delhi.

Schedule for September to December 2016

Month Departure Dates
September 2016 7, 14, 21, 28
October 2016 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2016 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
December 2016 7, 14, 21, 28

Schedule for January to December 2017

Month Departure Dates Month Departure Dates
January 2017 4, 11, 18, 25 September* 2017 6, 13, 20, 27
February, 2017 1, 8, 15, 22 October 2017 4, 11, 18, 25
March 2017 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November 2017 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
April* 2017 5, 12, 19, 26 December 2017 6, 13, 20, 27

Schedule for January to April 2018

Month Departure Dates
January 2018 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
February 2018 7, 14, 21, 28
March 2018 7, 14, 21, 28
April* 2018 4, 11, 18, 25

Please note that owing to global recognition of this train, it is always advisable to book your seat well in advance to avoid any waitlisted situation at the last moment.

Valid from Season 2016-17 & 2017-18 For International Travellers (per journey)

Occupancy Type September 2016, 2017
&
April 2017, 2018
October 2016 to March 2017
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October 2017 to March 2018
Single US$ 4550 per person US$ 6055 per person
Double US$ 3500 per person US$ 4550 per person
Triple US$ 3150 Per Person US$ 4025 per person


For Indian Nationals (per journey)

Occupancy Type September 2016, 2017
&
April 2017, 2018
October 2016 to March 2017
&
October 2017 to March 2018
Single INR 2,73,000 per person INR 3,63,300 per person
Double INR 2,10,000 per person INR 2,73,000 per person
Triple INR 1,89,000 per person INR 2,41,500 per person

Terms & Conditions
Booking Policy
Please note:
  • 10% extra surcharge during Christmas and New Year departures.
  • 5% GST will be extra as applicable
  • US$ 15 per person commercial tax as applicable.
  • 50% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children between 05-12 years of age
  • 10% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children below 05 years.
  • The tariff structure for the guests having Indian Identity proof (Passport/Voter ID/Aadhaar/ will be applicable.

  • * Tariff Subject to change without notice.
  • The tariff is inclusive of cost of travel, accommodation, all meals, sightseeing tours, entrance fee (excluding video camera fee) for monuments & palaces and entertainment.
  • Tariff does not include liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.
The Tariff includes :

Tariff is inclusive of travel/ catering/ conducted sightseeing/ entrance fee at monuments/ parks/ palaces/ cultural programs/ camel ride at Jaisalmer/ boat ride at Udaipur/ rickshaw ride at Bharatpur.

The Tariff does not include :

Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, Business Car Facilities, liquor and other items of personal nature.

  • The tariff is inclusive of cost of travel, accommodation, all meals, sightseeing tours, entrance fee (excluding video camera fee) for monuments & palaces and entertainment.
  • Tariff does not include liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.

Inclusions :
  • Deluxe cabin with attached bath
  • All meals, including tea, coffee and mineral water
  • Safari into the Jungles of Ranthambore by Canter
  • Jeep or Elephant ride at Amber Fort of Jaipur
  • Cultural program followed by dinner at Jaipur
  • Transport for sightseeing with Deluxe Coaches
  • Entrance fee to monuments and museums
  • English speaking guides
Exclusions :
  • Liquor, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, Business Car
  • Facilities, Spa Car Facilities and other items of personal nature
Booking Policy :
  • 20% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • 80% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
Cancellation Policy ;
  • 5% of ticket value 60 days or more prior to departure.
  • 20% of ticket value between 59 to 16 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of ticket value 15 days prior to departure.
No show/ En route termination of tour/amendment :

No Show - In case of No Show / Non-arrival of the guest, no refund or adjustment in future travel will be possible. The whole amount shall be treated as forfeited.

En route termination of tour - In case of termination of tour by the guest, for any reasons, no refund or adjustment for future travel will be possible. The amount for unused portion of the tour shall be treated as forfeited.

Amendment - Is only possible under the circumstances like Natural Disaster / Natural Calamity or Serious Health Problem's (this needs to be supported by doctor's certificate) and is subject to availability. No refunds are possible and every case will be decided on merits on a case to case basis. No amendment will be permissible in case of booking of groups or complete train.