Explore this beautiful and diverse land and its tourist attractions in a royal style just like a king! And the most interesting way to explore Rajasthan is on Palace of Wheels. It reflects the royalty and majesty of the bygone era when the kings and queens lived large. This Luxury train not only give you an exciting experience of a train journey but also take you to some of the most famous tourist attractions.

Day 1 - Wednesday - Board Palace on Wheels - Delhi - Jaipur

Palace on Wheels royal tour start from the Safdarjung Railway Station Delhi . After check- in formalities there is a traditional Indian welcome by the train staff with garlanding, tikka and turban. Afterwards, you will be escorted to your luxurious cabin. The journey will begin in the evening. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay onboard while the train moves towards its first destination – Jaipur.

4.00 PM Welcome on arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station.
6.30 PM Departure for Jaipur
8.00 PM Dinner on Board

Day 2 - Thursday - Jaipur

The first destination of the trip is Jaipur, city of the Maharajas (Kings), splendid palaces and impressive forts. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was established in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II and is among the most beautiful cities of India. Jaipur owes the surname “pink city” to the colorfully painted houses in the old city. In Jaipur, you visit the city palace and the Jantar Mantar, the largest of the six observatories. The highlight of the tour is the symbol of Jaipur: The “Palace of Winds”, a five-story pageant construction with a honeycombed facade made of red and pink sandstone. 

3.45 AM Arrival at Jaipur
7.00 AM Breakfast on Board
8.00 AM Welcome with Shenai & Garland
8.30 AM Departure by coach for Sight Seeing
1.30 PM Visit to Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, shopping,Elephant ride and Lunch at Amber Fort
3.00 PM Visit of Amber Fort
6.00 PM Return to train
8.00 PM Dinner on Board
11.30 PM Departure for Sawai Madhopur

Day 3 - Friday - Sawai Madhopur/Chittorgarh

Ranthambore National Park, a wild sanctuary with innumerable animal and plant species. Here you witness Chinkara (Indian Gazelle), Spotted Deer and Sambar Deer (also known Swamp Deer), Hyenas, Crocodiles and of course Tigers in the wild. The former hunt district of the Maharaja of Jaipur was declared in 1980 a national park. After the game safari in the Ranthambore National Park, the “Palace on Wheels” leaves for Chittorgarh.

Chittaurgarh Fort which is said to be India’s largest fort is another place of interest that we will visit.  You must make it a point to see the Rana Kumbha palace and Padmini Palace in the fort. 

5.30 AM Arrival at Sawai Madhopur
6.00 AM Departure for Ranthambhore National Park (Sanctuary visit)
9.15 AM Break Fast on Board
10.30 AM Departure for Chittorgarh Lunch on Board
4.00 PM Arrival at Chittorgarh
4.30 PM Departure for Sight Seeing, Evening Tea at Fort.
6.00 PM Evening Tea & Light & Sound Programme at Fort
7.30 PM Return to Train
8.00 PM Dinner on Board

Day 4 - Saturday - Udaipur

 

Udaipur, on the bank of the spectacular Pichola Lake, is the economic and cultural center of the region Mewar and one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. and is designated also as a “Venice of the East” . In the town of Udaipur we will visit the imposing City Palace the largest in Rajasthan with a wealth of Mughal architectural styles.  Added to that inside the museum is the Mor Chowk (peacock courtyard) with elaborate inlays and mosaics of Rajasthan’s beloved bird, the peacock. After lunch, it is time for one of the most memorable moments of your itinerary in Rajasthan. We will go on a private cruise on the amazing Lake Pichola, where you will pass by the famed Taj Lake Palace Hotel and the unbelievable Jag Mandir Island that rises from its waters.

2.00 AM Departure from Chittorgarh
8.00 AM Arrival at Udaipur
8.15 AM Breakfast on board
9.00 AM Departure for Sight Seeing by coach Sahalio Ki Bari, shopping andCity Palace & Crystal Gallery
1.30 AM Lunch at Palace Hotel (Fateh Prakash)
2.45 PM Boat Ride
3.00 PM Arrival at Station
3.30 PM Evening Tea on board
3.30 PM Departure for Jaisalmer
7.30 PM Dinner on board

Day 5 - Sunday - Jaisalmer

In the heart of the Thar Desert lies Jaisalmer – the “golden city”. Jaisalmer fort, with 5000 inhabitants, is the only living fort of the world. 

Some of the havelis that are on the top of the list to see are the Patwaon-Ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-Ki-Haveli and Salim Singh-Ki Haveli of which the Patwon-Ki-Haveli is the most extravagant. This palace was constructed by a wealthy fabric merchant Patwa for five of his sons and is made up of a group of five houses.

After a short rest, you will go to the Sand dunes of Jaisalmer for a camel-Safari. On the back of the desert ships, you cross a piece of the endless expanse of the Thar-desert.

7.30 AM Breakfast on Board
9.15 AM Arrival at Jaisalmer
9.15 AM Departure for Sight Seeing
 Visit of Gadsisar Lake, Fort, Havelies and City
1.30 PM Arrival to train for lunch
3.30 PM Departure for Sand dunes and camel ride & tea
7.00 PM Arrival on train
7.45 PM Dinner & Cultural Programme at 5 star Hotel (HRH Gorband Palace)
11.45 PM Departure for Jodhpur

Day 6 - Monday - Jodhpur

Jodhpur, the former capital of the Marwar Empire in the East of the desert Thar, resembles a green oasis with trees, plants and artificially designed lakes. The color of the houses gives Jodhpur the surname “blue city“. The historic fort enclosure of Mehrangarh Fort falls in the eyes, which was built on a 360-foot-high sandstone hill. 

Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan, was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, the chief of the Rathore clan of the Rajputs. The entire city is surrounded by a mighty ten kilometers long stonewall, having eight gates leading to the inner part of the city. After an extensive city tour, a princely lunch waits for you in the Heritage Palace hotel. In the afternoon, the “Palace on Wheels” travels on to Bharatpur, which is a haven for twitchers.

7.00 AM Arrival at Mandor Jodhpur
7.30 AM Breakfast on Board
9.00 AM Departure for Sightseeing
1.30 PM Visit of Meharangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Visit of Umaid Bhawan Musium & shopping
Lunch at 5 Star Hotel (Hanumant Palace)
2.45 PM Return to train
3.30 PM Departure for Bharatpur
7.30 PM Dinner on board

Day 7 - Tuesday - Bharatpur/ Agra

After the safari in the Keoladeo Ghana national park, you will travel to Agra, the capital of mighty Mughals.

We will visit the magnificent Agra Fort when we arrive in Agra. One feature of Agra Fort that will forever linger in your memory is the coveted view of the white marbled “wonder of wonders” the Taj Mahal.

After lunch, you will visit the Taj Mahal, the world’s first wonder. It is the symbol of love, built by Shajahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The mausoleum is a feast for the eye and a pilgrimage site for the hearts of all lovers. Enjoy a super sunset and take some memorable photographs.

5.00 AM Arrival at Bharatpur
6.00 AM Departure for Keola Deo National Park (Ghana Bird Sanctuary)
7.30 AM Breakfast on Board
8.30 AM Return to Train
8.45 AM Departure for Agra
10.30 AM Arrival at Agra Fort Railway Station
11.00 AM Departure for Sightseeing-Visit to Fort of Agra.
1.30 PM Lunch at 5 star Hotel (Mughal Shereton)
3.00 PM Visit to Taj Mahal
5.30 PM Shopping
8.00 PM Dinner on Board
11.00 PM Departure for Delhi from Agra Cantt.

Day 8 - Wednesday - Disembark Palace on Wheels in Delhi

4.00 AM Arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station
7.00 AM Breakfast on Board
7.30 AM Deboard/ Checkout

 

 

 

 

Month Days
January, 2021 06, 13, 20, 27
February, 2021 03, 10, 17, 24
March, 2021 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
April, 2021 07, 14, 21
September, 2021 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
October, 2021 06, 13, 20, 27
November, 2021 03, 10, 17, 24
December, 2021 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
January, 2022 05, 12, 19, 26
February, 2022 02, 09, 16, 23
March, 2022 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
April, 2022 06, 13, 20, 27
September, 2022 07, 14, 21, 28
October, 2022 05, 12, 19, 26
November, 2022 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
December, 2022 07, 14, 21, 28
January, 2023 04, 11, 18, 25
February, 2023 01, 08, 15, 22
March, 2023 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
April, 2023 05, 12, 19, 26

Note:

5 % GST Tax is levied by Government of India is EXTRA ON TOP OF THE TARIFF. Extra Surcharge for 10 % for departures during Christmas and New Year. Children less than 5 Years 10 % of the tariff and children between 5 – 12 years 50 % of the Tariff

 

Price Valid for April 2021 

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Deluxe Cabin £ 5250 $ 6300
Twin/Double Deluxe Cabin £ 3350 $ 3850

 

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Super Deluxe Cabin £ 12050 $ 13860
Double Super Deluxe Cabin £ 6025 $ 6930

Price Valid for  October 2020 till March 2021 

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Deluxe Cabin £ 6415 $ 7700
Twin/Double Deluxe Cabin £ 4355 $ 5005

 

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Super Deluxe Cabin £ 12050 $ 13860
Double Super Deluxe Cabin £ 6025 $ 6930

 

Price Valid for September 2021 and April 2022 and September 2022 and April 2023

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Deluxe Cabin £ 5775 $ 6930
Twin/Double Deluxe Cabin £ 3685 $ 4235

 

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Super Deluxe Cabin £ 13255 $ 15246
Double Super Deluxe Cabin £ 6625 $ 7623

Price Valid for October 2021 till March 2022 and October 2022 Till March 2023

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Deluxe Cabin £ 7055 $ 8470
Twin/Double Deluxe Cabin £ 4790 $ 5505

 

Price Per Person Per Journey Price Per Person in Sterling Pounds Price Per Person in US Dollars
Single Super Deluxe Cabin £ 13255 $ 15246
Double Super Deluxe Cabin £ 6625 $ 7623

PRICE / COST INCLUDES

*** Accommodation in Air Conditioned Deluxe Cabin with attached bathroom in Palace on Wheels with All meals including tea, coffee and mineral water.

*** Two Transfers in Delhi with Private Air Conditioned Vehicle with Driver

*** Transport for sightseeing with Deluxe Coaches during Palace on Wheels Train Journey

*** English speaking guide during Palace on Wheels Train Journey

*** Monument entry fee to all palaces, museums & parks during Palace on Wheels Train Journey

Palace on Wheels ,Rajasthan

Palace on Wheels has 14 residential cabins. Each and every saloon of the luxury train has been named after the erstwhile princely states. The names are Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dholpur, Dungerpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur. Each saloon has 04 twin bedded rooms along with one small seating area. Cabin size is 8 x 9. Serves chinese, continental, rajasthani & indian cuisine A well-stocked bar with T.V. facility, serves wine, liquor and spirits of Indian and international make Indoor games like Chess, Playing Cards. Chinese checkers, Carom Board, and Crossword Puzzles etc. are available on the train. A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and play games. First aid is available on the train whereas a doctor can be arranged on call. At every Destination. Doctor is available for 1 hrs. for free consultancy in Bar/ Lounge car Mineral water is made available to all the passengers throughout the journey Leading newspapers & magazines of India are available on the train. Voltage available on the train: 110/230V The Palace On Wheels is a no smoking train. However , if you wish to smoke, please contact your captain for guidance. All essential toiletries like soaps, shampoos, moisturizers etc. are available in bathroom. The well-equipped spa offers various massages and therapies and revitalizing solutions amidst royal ambience. Mailing facility is provided on board, for posting your mail.

The Metropolitan – New Delhi

The Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi is 5-minute drive from Connaught Place, It features an outdoor pool and 3 dining options. Situated in New Delhi’s city centre, it also offers a fitness centre and spa. The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa is 1 km from New Delhi Railway Station, 500 m from Airport Express Metro Station (Shivaji Stadium) and 15 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport. Stylish air-conditioned rooms feature Indian motifs. Equipped with an iron and a flat-screen TV with cable channels, they also come with a minibar. Private bathrooms feature bath and shower facilities and a hairdryer. Guests can check e-mails at the business centre or relax at the full-service NeoVeda Spa, which offers massage services and a steam room. There is also a shop selling a range of items including hand-woven scarves, an assortment of teas and aromatherapy oils. Sakura Restaurant serves Japanese dishes, while Chutney Bar + Tandoor Restaurant offers Indian delights. The pool-side Zing Restaurant offers international fare and is open round-the-clock. In-room dining is possible. Hotel has 178 Rooms Divided in the Category of Deluxe , Club and Executive Suites.

The Claridges New Delhi

Located in Lutyens New Delhi, The Claridges, New Delhi, offers rooms with old-world charm and contemporary furnishings. Just 3 km from the city centre, it has a temperature controlled outdoor swimming pool and 6 dining options. Free WiFi and parking is available. Wooden-floored rooms feature a satellite flat-screen TV and a pillow menu. Each is well-equipped with a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. Safety deposit boxes and ironing facilities are available for guests convenience. The hotel has a variety of amenities including a health club. Mediterranean cuisine is served at Sevilla, while Dhaba offers North Indian fare. Pastries are available at Ye Old Bakery Patisserie and Jade serves Chinese food. Choose from beverages at Aura – The Vodka Bar. The Claridges is within 1.5 km from Delhi National Museum and Lodhi Gardens. Within 4 km of the hotel is Connaught Place. It is 13 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport.

The Lalit – New Delhi

Set in a grand building in bustling Connaught Place, The LALIT New Delhi welcomes guests with its full spa and outdoor pool. It offers an extensive range of 7 dining options, including some 24-hour ones. The Lalit is a 10-minute drive from New Delhi Railway Station, while Indira Gandhi International Airport is 24 km away. Spacious, soundproofed rooms offer subtle touches of Indian culture. Generously furnished with a flat-screen TV and DVD player, some rooms offer an iPod dock. An electric kettle and a minibar are provided in each room. Iron and ironing board can be requested. Guests can experience Ayurvedic and natural therapies at Rejuve spa, or opt for a work out in the fitness centre. Other facilities include a business centre, free private parking and The LaLit Galleria, which features a variety of shops. Dining options include Baluchi Indian restaurant and Woks Chinese restaurant. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar are open all day everyday for dining convenience. The hotel also has a 24-hour pastry shop for sweet cravings. Hotel offers 461 Rooms categorized under Deluxe Rooms , Premier Rooms , Executive Club, Suites

The Leela Palace New Delhi

The Leela Palace New Delhi is a blend of Lutyen’s architecture and the royal Indian culture. A pampering spa, 4 dining options and free parking are available. Elegantly decorated, air-conditioned rooms feature a high-definition flat-screen TV with a DVD player, floor-to-ceiling windows and wooden furnishings. A 2nd flat-screen TV in the bathroom is a mirror when turned off. The Leela Palace New Delhi is less than 10 minutes’ drive from the India Gate. Indira Gandhi International Airport is 15 km while the Domestic airport is 13 km. The exclusive spa by ESPA offers an Ayurveda inspired day spa menu created for both women and men while rooftop temperature-controlled swimming pool offers the panoramic views of the city’s skyline. Guests can also approach the 24-hour front desk to rent a computer or a car. Housed in a modern glass structure, The Qube offers an international and Indian buffet with open kitchens. Other dining options include Le Cirque and MEGU from New York, the award winning restaurants. Indian food is served at Jamavar . Drinks can be enjoyed at the hotel’s 2 bars. Hotel offers 254 Rooms.

Taj Palace New Delhi

The luxurious Taj Palace, New Delhi, is spread out over six acres of lush gardens in the heart of India’s capital city. It is an oasis of calm while still being right in the middle of the city’s action. Not surprisingly, then that our 403 luxury rooms and suites have played gracious host to princes, heads of state, corporate czars and high-powered conferences and the grandest of weddings for close to four decades. Located in close proximity to the protected greens of Delhi offering a breath-taking view, Taj Palace holds a prominent place in the city’s prestigious Palace. The hotel is a legendary food and wine connoisseur’s heaven. It is home to a several multi-award-winning fine dining restaurants in New Delhi specialising in Vietnamese, Continental-European and Indian cuisines. Alongside, we have a tea and coffee lounge serving the world’s finest brews; a multi-cuisine coffee shop. Taj Palace is also New Delhi’s premier event and meeting location. The décor is inspired by Mughal architecture and is seamlessly infused with state-of-the-art and modern conferencing facilities. The facility offers two elegant ballrooms that can accommodate 500-1000 people. For close knit gathering and events, halls like Mumtaz, Jehangir, Roshanara, Sheesh Mahal & Jahanara will dazzle you with their intimate interiors.    If you are looking to unwind, signature therapies drawn from ancient Indian traditions are available at the soothing Jiva Spa. Other facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool, yoga classes, and even a nine-hole chip & putt golf green. While the hotel effortlessly blends the grace of Old Delhi with the pace of New Delhi, what sets the hotel apart is the desire to ensure that you get nothing but the best.

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