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Palace on Wheels (7 N / 8 D)

Palace on Wheels

Truly epitomizing its name, the Palace on Wheels is a popular luxury tourist train of India. Adorned with gleaming silver sealed carriage, this train offers the royal experience of Rajasthan's kings to its passengers. In fact, its name, 'Palace on Wheels' is derived from its royal background. It operates on a special route covering popular destinations of the royal land of such as, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and the Taj City, Agra. The journey experience is truly vibrating through the land of sand dunes, regal palaces and Taj Mahal.

Palace on Wheels

This luxury train consists of 14 saloons, each fully furnished with world class facilities and amenities coupled with royal ambience that assure a comfortable as well as memorable abode onboard. Thus, taking the special tour with Palace on Wheels is a perfect way to explore the majestic charm and beauty of Rajasthan.





  • Day-Wise Tour Itinerary

  • Facilities & Services

  • Restaurants & Bar

Tour duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

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

Day 1: New Delhi (Departure)



Delhi
The tour will embark from Delhi Safdarjung Railway station where the guests will be welcomed and greeted in traditional style for a week-long luxury trip. Dinner will be served onboard.
Reporting Time: 6 P.M., Departure Time: 6.30 P.M.

Day 2: Jaipur


Jaipur
The first stop of the journey will be Jaipur- the capital city of Rajasthan. Arrive early morning here. After enjoying sumptuous breakfast onboard, leave for a city tour in the pre-arranged AC coach. The city tour will include visit to Hawa Mahal or Palace of Wind. Proceed for a visit to Amber Fort where one can enjoy a fun elephant ride to reach up the hill. After taking lunch at a 5-Star hotel, continue with the tour to visit City Palace Museum and Observatory. Dinner and overnight stay will be onboard.
Arrival: 03.45 A.M., Departure: 08.00 P.M.




Day 3: Sawai Madhopur / Chittorgarh

Sawai Madhopur
Sawai Madhopur Arrive at Sawai Madhopur railway station early in the morning. Enjoy breakfast and proceed for a morning visit to the Ranthambhore National Park, one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in India to spot tigers. After enjoying the fun jungle safari, get driven back to the Palace-on-Wheels and depart for next destination- Chittorgarh.
Arrival: 05.30 A.M., Departure: 10.20 A.M.

Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh
Enjoy lunch onboard in the train and arrive at Chittorgarh station. Deboard and proceed for a short city tour that will include visit to the famous Chittorgarh Fort. Enjoy a special light and sound show. Return to the Palace-on-Wheels from where the train will depart for next destination. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the train.
Arrival: 04.00 P.M. Departure: 02.A.M. (next day)

Day 4: Udaipur

Udaipur
Arrive on Udaipur early in the morning and enjoy breakfast onboard. De-board and take pre-arranged AC coach to go for a short sightseeing tour of the city. Start your trip with visit to Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and the Jag Mandir, which appear to rise from the tranquil blue waters of Lake Pichhola. Lunch will be arranged at a five star hotel. Proceed for next attraction, the City Palace and enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Pichhola. Return to the train for overnight journey to next stop-over.
Arrival: 08:00 A.M. Departure: 03.30 P.M.

Day 5: Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer
Palace-on-wheels will arrive at Jaisalmer railway station in the morning. Enjoy breakfast onboard and proceed for Jaisalmer sightseeing tour. Explore the magnificence of Jaisalmer through its magnificent havelis such as Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-Haveli. Take lunch at a five star hotel and proceed for a visit to the sand dunes of Sam where one can enjoy camel rides. Have dinner in the dunes while enjoying a cultural program. Come back to the train and depart for overnight journey to next destination.
Arrival: 09.15 A.M. Departure: 11.30 P.M.

Day 6: Jodhpur

jodhpur
Train will arrive at Jodhpur station early morning. Enjoy breakfast on the train and deboard for a full day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur city. Board the AC coach and visit the Mehrangarh Fort and the grand palaces within Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana and get mesmerized with their architectural excellence. Have lunch at a Palace hotel. Later, proceed with the tour and visit Jaswant Thada, a group of imperial cenotaphs made of sparkling white marble. Indulge in shopping of handicrafts items like breeches, embroidered shoes, metal curios, and silverware, paintings and tie and dye fabrics in the local market. Return to the Palace-on-Wheels from where the train will depart for next destination.
Arrival: 07.00 A.M., Departure: 04.30 P.M.

Day 7: Bharatpur / Agra

Bharatpur
Bharatpur Early in the morning, the Palace-on-Wheels arrives in Bharatpur. After taking breakfast onboard, proceed for a visit to the world famous bird sanctuary Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Here, one can spot a number of native as well as migratory birds such as Egrets, Siberian Cranes, migratory Water Fowl and much more. Come back to the train and proceed for Agra.
Arrival: 05.00 A.M. Departure: 08:45 A. M.

Agra

Agra
Upon arrival in Agra- the city of Taj, deboard from the train and take AC coach for city tour. At first, visit Agra Fort and enjoy lunch at the pre-decided hotel. After lunch, proceed for visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the eight wonders of the world. If time permits, one can go shopping for popular artifacts and sweets from here. Return to the Palace-on-Wheels. Dinner will be served onboard.
Arrival: 10:00 A.M., Departure: 11.00 P.M.

Day 8: Delhi

Delhi
The Palace-on-Wheels will arrive at Delhi Safdarjung Railway station. Enjoy breakfast onboard and check-out from the train to head for onward
Arrival: 07.30 A.M.
Palace on Wheels features 14 guest carriages consisting two twin bedded and two double bedded chambers accommodating a total of 88 guests and stuffed with an array of modern facilities and amenities.
  • Attached Bathrooms
  • 24x7 Room Service
  • Live T.V. Facility
  • Welcome Kit on Arrival
  • Sitting Lounge
  • Personal Attendant or Khidmatgar at service
  • Internet Wi-Fi Facility
  • Conference & Business Meeting Facility
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Royal Spa - A well equipped spa offering various massages and therapies
  • Mail Box
  • Indoor Games
  • Medical Kit
  • Special assistance for Specially-abled guests
  • Newspaper / Magazine
  • Mini Pantry
  • Mineral Water Supply
  • Toiletries
Maharaja Restaurant & Maharani Restaurant: A multi-cuisine restaurants featuring European, Indian and traditional Marwari cuisines on its a la carte menu.

The Bar: A well stocked bar serving wine, liquor from around the world.