Palace on Wheels Tour

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

Palace on Wheels Tour

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This Tour price Starts $650 Per Night Per Person
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DAY 01 : WEDNESDAY, DEPARTURE FROM DELHI.

The Palace on Wheels begins it’s journey every Wednesday evening from New Delhi, where passengers receive a traditional Indian ceremonial welcome, and are escorted to their cabins by the attendants. The evening is at leisure to get to know the train and your fellow passengers.

  • 1600 HRS: Reporting at Safdarjung Railway Station for check in formalities.
  • 1830 HRS: Leaving for Jaipur.
  • 1930 HRS: Dinner aboard the royal Palace on Wheels.

Overnight onboard the Palace on Wheels.


DAY-02 : THURSDAY, SIGHTSEEING IN JAIPUR

The Palace on Wheels today visits Jaipur, the capital of the desert state of Rajasthan, popularly known as the Pink city. Sightseeing in Jaipur includes visits to the City Palace , Jantar Mantar , the Hawa Mahal, and the Amber Fort, where you climb the fort atop gaily bedecked Elephants. After a busy day of sightseeing, return to your luxury train for Dinner .

  • 0345 HRS: Arrive in Jaipur.
  • 0700 HRS: Refreshing breakfast onboard Palace on Wheels India.
  • 0800 HRS: Traditional welcome ritual at the Jaipur Railway Station.
  • 0830 HRS: De-board the train for an excursion tour to the city.
  • 1330 HRS: A tantalizing lunch at the Amber Fort.
  • 1500 HRS: A explorative tour to Amber Fort.
  • 1630 HRS: A tour to the local markets.
  • 1800 HRS: Embark the train again for tea and leisure.
  • 1900 HRS: Returning back to Jaipur.
  • 2000 HRS: A grand dinner at the Jai Mahal Palace.
  • 2200 HRS: Returning to Palace on Wheels for onward journey to Sawai Madhopur.

Overnight onboard the Palace on Wheels.


DAY-03 : FRIDAY, JUNGLE SAFARI IN RANTHAMBORE AND SIGHTSEEING IN CHITTORGARH

Early this morning, the Palace on Wheels rolls in to Sawai Madhopur, the railway station for the Ranthambore National Park. The Ranthambore National Park is one of India’s Project Tiger Reserves, and one of the best places in India to see the majestic Royal Bengal Tigers in the Wild. Touring here includes a visit to a Ranthambore Fort and a Tiger Safari into the National Park. In addition to the Tigers, the Park is also home to more than 300 species of birds, and dozens of species of other small and large animals including Deer, Hyena, Jackal etc. After the safari, you return to the Palace on Wheels, and then depart for Chittorgarh, famous for it’s legends of valour, honour and pride associated with the Rajput rulers of Rajasthan.

On arrival in Chittorgarh, visit the Chittorgarh Fort. Set atop a hill, covering an area of almost 70 acres, the Chittorgarh Fort is among the largest and grandest forts of Rajasthan. After sightseeing, return to the Palace on Wheels, and continue on to Udaipur.

  • 0530 HRS: Arrival in the Railway Station of Sawai Madhopur.
  • 0600 HRS: Starting an early morning jungle safari to the adventurous Ranthambore National Park.
  • 0915 HRS: A breakfast in a forest lodge.
  • 1000 HRS: Return back to Palace on Wheels.
  • 1030 HRS: A departing journey to Chittorgarh.
  • 1300 HRS: A royal lunch aboard Palace on Wheels.
  • Chittorgarh
  • 1600 HRS: Arrival in Chittorgarh.
  • 1630 HRS: A sightseeing tour to the Chittorgarh Fort.
  • 1800 HRS: Evening tea and other refreshments at the cafeteria of Chittorgarh Fort accompanied by a beautiful light and sound show.

Overnight onboard the Palace on Wheels.


DAY-04 : SATURDAY, SIGHTSEEING IN UDAIPUR

As you wake up this morning, the Palace on Wheels arrives in to Udaipur, the Lake City, also known as the Venice of the East. Sightseing in Udaipur includes a visit to the City Palace, a large Palace complex set on the banks of the Lake Pichola, overlooking the Lake Palace, and a visit to the Crystal gallery, famous for it’s collection of crystal glass furniture, crockery and chandeliers. One of the highlights of this stop in Udaipur is the lunch at the famous Lake Palace hotel, a floating marvel in the Lake Pichola. After sightseeing return to the Palace on Wheels for Dinner .

  • 0200 HRS: Leaving Chittorgarh for an onward journey to Udaipur.
  • 0800 HRS: Arrival in the lake city Udaipur.
  • 0815 HRS: A refreshing breakfast in a deluxe hotel.
  • 0900 HRS: Off-train excursion tours to the city attractions.
  • 1330 HRS: A stately lunch in a heritage hotel.
  • 1430 HRS: A venturous boat ride in the lake Pichola.
  • 1500 HRS: Back to the railway station.
  • 1530 HRS: Evening tea accompanies by refreshments onboard Palace on Wheels Onward journey to Jaisalmer.
  • 1930 HRS: A deluxe dinner aboard Palace on Wheels.

Overnight onboard the Palace on Wheels.


DAY-05 : SUNDAY, SIGHTSEEING IN JAISALMER

Jaisalmer, also called the golden city, located in the heart of the Thar desert is the next stop of your luxury train.

Sightseeing in Jaisalmer includes a visit to the yellow sandstone Jaisalmer fort, that towers magnificently over the city skyline, and is certainly worth a visit . Also visit the painstakingly latticed havelis or rich man’s mansions, the Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-haveli, that are fine examples of the skills of stone carver’s of this area.

In the afternoon, you visit the sand dunes of Sam, where a short camel ride is included as well, as is a refreshing cup of tea on the dunes. Later there is a Dinner and a cultural programme at one of the best hotels in Jaisalmer.

  • 0730 HRS: A rejuvenating break on the go.
  • 0915 HRS: Disembark in Jaisalmer for a sightseeing tour to the city.
  • 1330 HRS: Either an onboard lunch in Palace on Wheels or at the deluxe Moomal hotel.
  • 1530 HRS: Tea and refreshments in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer along with a camel ride.
  • 1930 HRS: A royal dinner in the sand dunes accompanied by a colorful cultural program.
  • 2300 HRS: Returning back to the train for an onward journey to Jodhpur.

Overnight onboard the Palace on Wheels.


DAY-06 : MONDAY, SIGHTSEEING IN JODHPUR

Jodhpur, the Blue city, and the second largest city of Rajasthan, is the next stop of the Palace-on- Wheels. Sightseeing in Jodhpur includes a visit to the Mehrangarh Fort, and the Jaswant Thada. The itinerary also provides some time for you to explore Jodhpur on your own, and perhaps shop for exquisite handicraft articles including the famous breeches, embroidered shoes, metal curios, silverware, paintings and tie and dye fabrics.

  • 0700 HRS: Reaching the Jodhpur Railway Station.
  • 0730 HRS: An onboard breakfast in Palace on Wheels.
  • 0900 HRS: A tour to the city attractions of Jodhpur.
  • 1400 HRS: Lunch in a deluxe resort.
  • 1530 HRS: Return back to the train for relaxing and a ride to Bharatpur.
  • 1930 HRS: A dinner onboard royal Palace on Wheels.

Overnight onboard the Palace on Wheels.


DAY-07 : TUESDAY, SIGHTSEEING IN BHARATPUR AND AGRA

Early this morning, the Palace on Wheels arrives in Bharatpur. After breakfast onboard, visit the world famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, now known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, which is the nesting place for thousands of Egrets, Siberian Cranes, migratory Water Fowl and other species of birds.

After Bharatpur, the Palace on Wheels takes a short hop to Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal. Sightseeing in Agra, includes a visit to the Agra Fort, followed by the Taj Mahal, a pristine monument of undying love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal .

  • 0500 HRS: Arrive at Bharatpur.
  • 0600 HRS: Leaving for Keoladeo Ghana National Park for an early morning bird viewing.
  • 0730 HRS: A breakfast in a deluxe lodge in the forest.
  • 0830 HRS: Returning back to the train.
  • 0845 HRS: A journey to Agra.
  • Agra
  • 1030 HRS: Arrival in Agra.
  • 1100 HRS: A city sightseeing tour to Agra.
  • 1330 HRS: A delightful lunch in a deluxe hotel in Agra.
  • 1500 HRS: Exploring the beauty of Taj Mahal.
  • 1730 HRS: A roam to the city market.
  • 1830 HRS: Savoring a light and sound show.

Overnight onboard the Palace on Wheels.


DAY-08 : WEDNESDAY, RETURN TO DELHI

Early this morning the Palace on Wheels rolls back in to the train station in Delhi, where your journey ends.

  • 0400 HRS: Arrival in the Safdarjung Railway Station.
  • 0730 HRS: An onboard breakfast followed by checkout and farewell formality.
  • • Discover the iconic Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
  • • Spot tiger in Ranthambore National Park
  • • 7th-Century fort of Chittorgarh’s
  • • Visit Udaipur’s city palace and crystal gallery
  • • Witness the sandstone havelis in Thar Desert i.e. Jaisalmer
  • • Discover magnificent Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur

• See Agra’s spectacular Taj Mahal and sandstone fort

DEPARTURE DATE FOR PALACE ON WHEELS (2017 – 2018)

Month Date
October 2017 04, 11, 18, 25
November 2017 01, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 2017 6, 13, 20, 27
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
Occupancy type Per Person /Night 07 Nights per person
Single USD 865 USD 6055
Double USD 650 USD 4550
Triple USD 575 USD 4025

Please note :-
# 10% extra surcharge during Christmas and New Year departures.
# 5% Service Tax will be extra as applicable.
# US$ 15 per pax 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 Indentify 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.

Booking Policy

30% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.

Remaining 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.

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