Palace On Wheels
Duration : 07 Nights / 08
Places Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Sawai
Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
Palace on wheels depicts the royalty, the rich traditions and regal
culture of Rajasthan. Spread over 8 days, the train travel is a must for
those who want to cherish luxuries, the Indian way.
Day 01 (Wednesday) : Delhi
Departure of Palace On Wheels from Delhi Cantt in the evening (reporting
» Warm and traditional welcome at the station.
Day 02 (Thursday) : Jaipur
» Royal welcome to Jaipur.
» Lunch at Rambagh Palace.
» Sightseeing tour of the city Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Jantar
The Pink City of Jaipur was founded by Sawai
Raja Jai Singh. The magnificent City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)
with its delicate screen facade, Jantar Mantar (the Royal Observatory and
multihued Jaipur Bazaar buzzing with people have all become icons of Jaipur
in themselves. The characteristic pink color has now become protected by law
and is said to symbolize 'welcome'.
» Elephant ride to Amber fort.
Amber Fort -
is a classic example of Rajput
architecture. Diwan-I-am, Hall of Victory and Kali temple are some of its
» Transfer back to Palace On Wheel train around 6.30 p.m. in luxury
» Dinner onboard.
Day 03 (Friday) : Jaisalmer
Sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer fort including Jaisalmer Fort,
Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-haveli.
» Afer lunch, camel ride to Sam sand dunes.
» Cultural programmes and dinner in Jaisalmer.
» Overnight onboard for Jodhpur.
Day 04 (Saturday) : Jodhpur
» Sightseeing tour of Jodhpur including Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant
» After lunch, back to Palace On Wheel train.
Day 05 (Sunday) : Sawai Madhopur & Chittaurgarh
» Early morning arrival at Sawai Madhopur.
» Visit to Ranthambore National Park.
» Transfer to Chittor to visit Chittorgarh Fort.
» Overnight transfer to Udaipur by luxury coaches.
Day 06 (Monday) : Udaipur
» Sightseeing tour of the city including Lake Pichhola, Lake Palace
and City Palace.
Udaipur is rightly called the City of Lakes in
with Lake Pichola, Lake Fatehsagar and Lake Udai Sagar to boast of settled
in the lab of verdant green Aravali Hills. The grand City Palce,
Sahelion-Ki-Bari, Jagdish Temple and the museum of Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal
are places worth visiting besides the most famous island palaces of Lake
Palace and Jag Mandir that are said to be the most romantic places around
» Later, transfer back to Palace On Wheels train at Chittaurgarh.
Day 07 (Tuesday) : Bharatpur &
» Visit to Keoladeo Ghana National Park at Bharatpur featuring about
400 species of birds.
One of the best water-bird sanctuaries,
Keoladeo Ghana National Park of Bharatpur is the winter retreat of more than
400 species of birds including the rare Siberian cranes. With a shallow,
fresh water marsh and an artificial lake offering boat cruise facilities, it
was named after the local deity. This national park is a birdwatchers'
paradise and offers excellent photography opportunities.
» Transfer to Agra Enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri.
» Sightseeing tour of the city including Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
One of the India's top tourist attractions, the
city of Taj, the white marble requiem of love, Agra was transformed by
Mughal monarchs into a land of art, culture, architectural splendor,
learning and commerce. Besides the majestic buildings, the leatherwork and
pietra dura marble-inlay work of Agra is an inseparable part of the city's
identity. Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-daulah's tomb are the legendary gems of
Mughal architectural style along with the nearby excursions of Fatehpur
Sikri and Sikandra that are not worth missing.
Day 08 (Wednesday) : Delhi
Transfer to Delhi Cantt where the tour ends.
Tariff for season 2014-2015
2014 & April 2015 (Off season)
2014 to March 2015 (Season)
||US $ 4025
||US $ 5390
||US $ 6020
||US $ 8050
||US $ 8190
||US $ 10920
- 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
Wheels Schedule for the Sep 2014 to April 2015
||3, 10, 17, 24
||1, 8, 15, 22, 29
||5, 12, 19, 26
||3, 10, 17, 24, 31
||7, 14, 21, 28
||4, 11, 18, 25
||4, 11, 18, 25
||1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Terms & Conditions
Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years of age
(Age proof of children is to be furnished, which is required at the time of
issuance of tickets)
Please note :-
10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas/New
@ 4.96% Service Tax shall be levied on the tariff of Palace on
No charter can be booked during X-Mas & New Year period.
Tariff Subject to change without notice.
The Palace On Wheels Tour Cost 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 and for still
cameras. Guest has to pay for video cameras, liquor, laundry and other items
of personal nature.
Exclusive Charter :
Companies can organise a "Business-cum-Pleasure" trip by
chartering the truly luxurious Palace on Wheels for their conferences.
Special deals are available for groups and charters.
For Indian Travelers :
Indian passengers can pay in equivalent Rupee (INR) amount, at the exchange
rate prevalent at the time of payment.
50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
Remaining 50% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to The Luxury Trains. On
cancellation, refund will be made. Certain amount of the ticket value will
be deducted as follows.
In case of FITs
5% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
20% of ticket value 30-59 days prior to departure.
100% of ticket value between less than 30 days prior to departure.
In case of Group and Charter :
10% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
100% of ticket value between 0 to 59 days prior to departure.
No show/En route termination of tour /amendment :
- No Show : No refund or adjustment in future
travel will be accepted in case of No Show/Non-arrival of the guest
- En route termination of tour : No refund or
adjustment in future travel will be accepted in case the guest ends the
- Amendment : No charges will be levied for amended
dates of tour of Palace on Wheels and amendment will be allowed only
once depending on the availability.
Guests need to report at 4 PM at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station.
Relevant Information :
The two restaurant cars, The Maharaja and The Maharani, serve a range of
Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine. Menus are changed seasonally.
Varies from 8°C to 25°C between October to March.
Light tropical / light woolens.
Doctor on call at the next station. Money exchange facility/All credit
cards accepted. Adequate safety and security arrangements. Complimentary
mineral water on board the coach, during sightseeing and at hotels.
Assistance for travel arrangements on completion of the tour.