Palace on Wheels Tour

Destinations Covered

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

Duration

7 Nights - 8 Days


Luxury trains

Luxurious trains tend to be convenient, comfortable as well as hassle-free for any trip especially inside a country such as India exactly where one discovers oneself often confused of choice because of India's mind-boggling variety. Besides, in order to feast about the beauty from the land as well as mix along with peoples from close groups nothing suits the bill much better than Luxury Trains in India.The Palace on Wheels is among the most well-liked luxury locomotives in India. The train lives as much as its name while offering a royal experience on board using its state-of-the-art amenities and comfortable hospitality. The actual train begins its trip from nationwide capital New Delhi and covers Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Fatehpur Sikri as well as Agra. As soon as you set your foot on the first buggy of Palace on Wheels, you can feel the beauty of the palace train oozing from within The rich, plush carpets beneath your feet on palace on wheels remind you of your mother’s touch.Once aboard, you are sure to be transferred to a different era of kings, queens and royalty, where everything will be so very mesmerizing The Palace on Wheels Tour is truly a palace in every sense of the word! Do not miss the experience!

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PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY: New Delhi Depart

Report by 4:30PM at Safdarjung Railway Station for traditional welcome & check-in formalities for Week in Wonderland Train Tour. Time free for photo-shoot with traditionally attired Palace On Wheels staff. Be escorted to your saloon cabins by Personal Attendant for briefing on cabin facilities. At leisure Proceed to Bar Lounge for complimentary welcome drink. Train Departs at 6:30PM & Dinner served onboard.

DAY 2 - THURSDAY: JAIPUR-Pink City Tour

At Jaipur Railway Station Royal Welcome by Elephants & proceed to visit St. Albert Museum, Pink City Palace & UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jantar Mantar (sun Observatory) Photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace Of winds) Afternoon excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hill Fort Palace of Amber and enjoy ride up the steep ramparts of the fort on festively decorated Elephants. Enjoy lunch in 1135 AD Boutique Restaurant, located in Fort premises. Later discover the beauty of 16th century well preserved Fort Palace, with huge courtyard’s and built in rare fusion of combined Rajput and Mughal architecture. Later Time free for shopping & return to train by 6:00PM & depart. Onboard dinner.

DAY 3 - FRIDAY Early Morning: RANTHAMBHORE- Tiger Reserve

Early morning 630 am proceed from Sawai Madhopur Railway Stationfor jungle safari by 15 Seater Canters to Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. The Jungle is home to Tigers, Panthers, Sloth bears, Pythons, Marsh crocodiles & hundreds of deer & numerous birds. Return back to train by 09:30AM & depart. Breakfast & lunch onboard.

DAY 3 - FRIDAY Afternoon: CHITTORGARH- Hill Fort

At 04:00PM train reaches Chittorgarh Railway Station & proceed for excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hill Fort of Chittorgarh, spread over a huge plateau – with history dating back to 11th century. Chittorgarh Fort is considered to be the largest fort of India. In the Evening, enjoy Sound & Light program in fort complex & later return to train for dinner. Train departs post midnight

DAY 4 - SATURDAY: UDAIPUR- City of Lakes

Train arrives by 08:00AM & after onboard breakfast proceed to visit 17th Century built – City Palace complex with eleven constituent Mahal (palaces), balconies, towers and cupolas. Also visit Crystal Gallery – housing personal collection of H.H. of Udaipur. Later enjoy boat ride around the world famous “Lake Palace Hotel” atop a small island in Lake Pichola. Proceed for lunch to Fatehprakash Palace Hotel. Time free for shopping and visit the Royal Gardens at Saheliyon Ki Bari & return to train by 3 pm & depart. Dinner onboard.

DAY 5 - SUNDAY: JAISALMER: Oasis in desert

After onboard Breakfast proceed by 09:30AM to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jaisalmer Fort. Straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the 15th century built living Fort complex, standing at a height of hundred meters over Jaisalmer town & glows golden in the afternoon sun. The fort is entered through a forbidding series of massive gates leading to a large courtyard. Visit Patwon ki Haveli, one of the largest and most elaborate mansion houses .-which is five storey high & extensively carved. Nearby is located a group of 15th century built Jain Temples, which are beautifully carved & have a library hosting some of the oldest manuscripts of India. Proceed for Lunch to 5-Star Hotel & later return to train for brief rest. At 4:30PM proceed for excursion to Sam sand Dunes in Thar Desert for Camel joy ride & sunset photo shoot opportunity Later enjoy Cultural Program & Dinner at 5-Star Hotel. Return to train by 10:00PM & depart.


DAY 6 - MONDAY: JODHPUR: Heart of Marwar

Train arrives at 08:00AM & after breakfast proceed for sightseeing of 16th century built Mehrangarh Fort, atop a rocky hill which soars 125 Mts. above Jodhpur town. The Palace complex it is approached by a series of gateways set at an angle so that enemy armies could not charge, with any success. Once past the Fort gates, you have access to breath taking Palatial Apartments (Mahal), overlooking wide courtyards. Inside the fort complex is a museum having wide & impressive collection of Royal dresses & Medieval weapons. Nearby the Fort complex is located, late 19th century built Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble. Later visit museum at Umaid Bhawan Palace, displaying personal artifacts of H.H. Maharaja of Jodhpur. Lunch at Hanwant Mahal Boutique Restaurant. Return to train & depart by 3:30PM.

DAY 7 - TUESDAY Early Morning: BHARATPUR: Bird Sanctuary

At 06:30AM proceed to UNESCO world Heritage Site of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary& enjoy cycle rickshaw ride to view many of 375 species of both local & migratory birds (from places like Sri-Lanka, Europe, Siberia, China and Tibet). Return to train for breakfast & depart by 08:45AM.

DAY 7 - TUESDAY Noon: AGRA - City of Taj Mahal

Train drops you at Railway station On outskirts of Agra at 1030 am & proceed first to visit UNESCO World Heritage Site of Agra Fort, seat of power of the mighty Mughal Empire. After lunch at ITC Mughal Hotel- Highlight of your journey is visit the Taj Mahal, one of seven wonders of modern world & a flawless architectural wonder built in white marble. Time free for shopping. Later return to train for onboard dinner & depart.

DAY 8 - WEDNESDAY :NEW DELHI Return

Train returns to Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station by 05:30AM.Check-out by 07:15AM after early breakfast.

Note:

Valid from Oct 2017 till March 2018*
Occupancy Type Cost Per Cabin (Taxes Extra)
Triple Bedded Cabin(twin + bunker bed) US$ 12,075 for 3 persons + Taxes
Double Bedded Cabin(twin) US$ 9,100 for 2 persons + Taxes
Single Occupancy Cabin US$ 6,055 for 1 person + Taxes
Low Season Rates for Travel in Months of Sept 2017 & April 2018
Occupancy Type Cost Per Cabin (Taxes Extra)
Triple Bedded Cabin(twin + bunker bed) US$ 9,450 for 3 persons + Taxes
Double Bedded Cabin(twin) US$ 7,000 for 2 persons + Taxes
Single Occupancy Cabin US$ 4,550 for 1 person + Taxes

Tariff does not include liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature and video camera charges for entry into Parks and monuments.Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years,(Age proof of children is to be furnished, which is required at the time of issuance of tickets.

TARIFF & TAXES:
10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas/New Year.
Service Tax Extra.
No charter can be booked during Christmas and New Year period.
Tariff is subject to change without notice.

Itinerary and terms are subject to change without notice

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