Palace On Wheels
Palace on Wheels is one of the most luxurious and royal trains in the world. It covers several fascinating destinations of the country during its eight day voyage. Experience regal hospitality on board and savor a once in a lifetime experience of traveling in this iconic train. Overnight travel in the comforts of royal carriages sightseeing tours during the day time is the basic concept of this fascinating train tour. The train is equipped with deluxe and super deluxe cabins along with amenities like restaurants, resto-bar, lounge, aryuvedic spa, and complimentary Wi-fi. Celebrate the essence of Indian royalty and culture with this train tour that covers some of the most prominent landmarks of Rajasthan along with those of Agra.
- World-class Amenities
- UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Well-guided Tours
- Personalized Service
- Lunch at Exclusive Hotels During Excursions
Day 1 – Delhi
The train tour begins from Delhi after you report to the Safdarjung Railway Station at 4 pm. Enjoy a traditional welcome, photo-shoot, and a welcome drink at the bar. You will be escorted to your cabins known as salons by a personal attendant. The train departs at 6.30 pm and dinner is served onboard.
Day 2 – Jaipur
After breakfast enjoy a royal welcome at Jaipur railway station. Witness the Jal Mahal that is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake and visit prominent landmarks like the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, and Albert Museum. Later experience a regal elephant ride at Amer fort and explore this iconic monument. Enjoy lunch at a beautiful restaurant located in Amer fort premises. Also visit the local markets for shopping before returning to the railway station to board the train by 6 pm. Enjoy tea, dinner and overnight stay onboard.
Day 3 – Sawai Madhopur – Chittorgarh
Wake up early for a morning jungle safari at Ranthambore National Park that starts around 6.30 am. The jungle is home to the famous ‘big cat’ tiger as well as panthers, sloth bears, sambar deer and several other species of animals and birds. After the safari, return to the train for breakfast and lunch as it proceeds towards Chittorgarh. Around 4 pm the train reaches the railway station. De-board the train and set out to explore this magnificent hill fort that houses several remarkable complexes. In the evening enjoy a Sound and Light show before returning to the board the train. Enjoy tea, dinner and overnight stay on board.
Day 4 – Udaipur
The next destination on this tour is the ‘City of Lakes’ – Udaipur. After breakfast de-board the train and proceed to visit the City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Jag Mandir, Saheliyon Ki Bari, and Crystal Gallery. Also, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola and shopping in local markets before returning to board the train for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5 – Jaisalmer
After breakfast, visit the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort that houses a large number of people thus being one of the very few ‘living forts of the world’. Explore Patwon Ki Haveli that is an elegant and elaborate mansion before enjoying a camel ride on the sand dunes of Thar Desert. Savor sunset photography and a cultural show including dinner at a regal hotel before returning to the train an overnight stay.
Day 6 – Jodhpur
After breakfast, visit the gigantic Mehrangarh Fort that houses several impressive structures including an exceptional museum. Also visit Jaswant Thada that has a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble and the museum at Umaid Bhawan Palace that has the personal artifacts of the Maharaja of Jodhpur. After lunch return to the train and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 7 – Bharatpur – Agra
Enjoy an early morning cycle rickshaw ride and view an incredible number of species of birds at the famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. The ride will begin at 6.30 am and gives you a chance to sport local as well as migratory birds. Return to the train by 8.45 am for breakfast and to continue the journey. Around 10.30 am you will de-board the train and set out to explore the majestic Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Enjoy a lavish lunch and explore the local markets of Agra that renowned for traditional goods before returning to the train for an overnight stay.
Day 8 – Delhi
The train reaches Safdarjung Railway Station by 5.30 am. Enjoy an early morning breakfast onboard and check-out by 7.30 am.