Palace on Wheels

Day 1 : Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi (Wednesday)
  • 1630 Hrs : Assemble at the railway station at least an hour before the actual departure time to complete check-in and registration formalities. The train leaves Delhi at around 1830 Hrs and proceeds towards its first destination Jaipur. Dinner is served on board.
Overnight stay on Palace On Wheels.
 
Day 2 : Jaipur (Thursday)
  • 0345 Hrs : Train will reaches Jaipur early in the morning.
  • 0700 Hrs : Breakfast will be served at 0700 Hrs.
  • 0800 Hrs : Departure by coach for sightseeing tour of Jaipur. The first stop of Palace on Wheels is Jaipur, one of the most well planned cities of the world of its time. This capital city of Rajasthan, popularly known as the Pink City, was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, in1727 A.D. To explore the city, an air-conditioned coach takes you to Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, which is a remarkable five storied building along the main street of the old city in pink splendour with semi-octagonal and delicate honey-combed sandstone windows. This is followed by a visit to Albert Hall and the City Palace, home of the erstwhile royal family. Right across the road from the City Palace is the Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory built by the Sawai Jai Singh II.
  • 1330 Hrs : After reaching at Amber you can enjoy the festively decorated elephant for a ride up to the fort. After lunch visit of Amber fort the best example of splendid fusion of Rajput and Mugal style of Architecture. The hall of victory Jai Mandir has a stunning ceiling adorned with mirror work an inlaid panel. Return back to train by bus for fresh n up after rest awhile enjoy sumptuous dinner on board.
  • 1800 Hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels.
  • Dinner will be served on board.
 
Day 3 : Sawai Madhopur & Chittorgarh, Rajasthan (Friday)
  • 0530 Hrs : Arrival at Sawai Madhopur. One can almost sense a life of the wilderness, as the Palace on Wheels arrives in Sawai Madhopur, a city named after its founder Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I. A visit is arranged to the Ranthambhor National Park, wherein are located the ruins of a 10th century fort. This wildlife sanctuary is considered to be the country's best for observing and photographing the activities of the tiger. The park, covering an area of 392sq kms is hometo more than 300 species of birds. The tiger, hyena, ratel, jackal and fox are among those constituting the carnivorous population here. Sawai Madhopur is known for its exclusive toys, ethnic ornaments and costumes.
  • 0600 Hrs : Departure for Ranthambore National Parl (Sanctury visit)
  • 0900 Hrs : After the game, a safari canter will take you back to Palace on Wheels for breakfast on board.
  • 1030 Hrs : Departure for Chittiogarh
  • 1630 Hrs : Sightseeing in Chittorgarh, where we view the Images of love and valour; scars of battles lost and won. thrice-besieged, Chittorgarh Fort is all this and more, the Victory Tower and the Tower of Fame. You will also have an opportunity to witness the sound and light show at the majestic Chittorgarh Fort.
  • 1900 Hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels, dinner will be served on board. The Palace on Wheels stays in Chittorgarh station until the early morning before departing for Udaipur.
 
Day 4 : Udaipur, Rajasthan (Saturday)
  • 0800 Hrs : Arrival in Udaipur. The city was founded by Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar, after the Sisodia dynasty was driven away by the Mughals.
  • 0900 Hrs : Departure for Sight Seeing by coach and visit Sahalio Ki Bari, shopping and City Palace & Crystal Gallery.
  • 1330 Hrs : After lunch at a Palace Hotel, we see one of the most beautiful sites of Udaipur, as we cross Lake Pichola by boat, past the majestic Lake Palace Hotel idyllically situated in the middle of the lake.
  • 1500 Hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels.
  • 1530 Hrs : Departure for Jaisalmer, dinner will be served on board.
 
Day 5 : Jaisalmer, Rajasthan (Sunday)
  • 0730 Hrs : Breakfast on board.
  • 0915 Hrs : Arrival at Jaisalmer. In the heart of the Thar Desert lies Jaisalmer, founded by Rawal Jaisal, in 1156A.D. Here the yellow sandstone fort is an imposing sight, towering magnificently over the city.
  • 0930 Hrs : Discover the painstakingly latticed Havelis or mansions with their grand facades. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon- ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-haveli are fine examples of the stone carver's skill.
  • 1330 Hrs : Enjoy lunch at palace hotel.
  • 1530 Hrs : After lunch, go for an exciting camel ride on the sand dunes of Sam, before sipping a refreshing cup of tea enjoying the sunset.
  • 1900 Hrs : Arrival on the train.
  • 1945 Hrs : Later enjoy the dinner and the cultural programmes at Palace Hotel. After dinner The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels.
 
Day 6 : Jodhpur, Rajasthan (Monday)
  • 0700 Hrs : Arrival at Jodhpur a city ringed by a high stone wall with seven gates and several bastions. This second largest city of Rajasthan, founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D. is known for its rock-solid Mehrangarh Fort.
  • 0730 Hrs : Breakfast on board.
  • 0900 Hrs : Proceed for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur visiting Mherangarh Fort. The grand palaces within- Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana are impressive examples of architectural excellence. Near the fort complex lies the Jaswant Thada, and a group of royal cenotaphs made of white marble.
  • 1315 Hrs : Lunch will be served at a city hotel.
  • 1445 Hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels.
  • 1500 Hrs : Departure for Bharatpur. Dinner will be served on board.
 
Day 7 : Bharatpur, Rajasthan & Agra, Uttar Pradesh (Tuesday)
  • 0500 Hrs : Arrival at Bharatpur, Early next morning, the Palace on Wheels arrives in Bharatpur, the capital of Maharaja Suraj Mal.
  • 0600 Hrs : Visit to the world famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, the nesting place of thousands of Egrets, Siberian Cranes, migratory Water Fowl and other species of birds.
  • 0830 Hrs : The Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels for breakfast on board and you will depart for Agra.
  • 1030 Hrs : Arrival at Agra Railway Station.
  • 1100 Hrs : Proceed for sightseeing tour of Agra visiting Red Fort
  • 1330 Hrs : Lunch at the 5 Star hotel.
  • 1500 Hrs : Move on to pay a visit to Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. A pristine monument of undying love; It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.
  • 1730 Hrs : Shopping Tour - Agra is also known for its splendid marble inlay work like the Pietra Dura work on the Taj, leather goods and jewellery.
  • 2000 Hrs : Dinner will be taken at the hotel, later on the Luxury coach will take you back to Palace on Wheels. Bid farewell to the train & perhaps a final drink in lounge bar.
 
Day 8 : Delhi, Disembark (Wednesday)
  • 0400 Hrs : Arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station.
  • 0700 Hrs : Breakfast on Board.
  • 0730 - 0800 Hrs : Bid farewell to the Palace On Wheels.
Note : Train does not operate from May to August.
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Embark on the royal journey to explore the top fascinating, spectacular sights in the style of then maharajas. The renowned Palace on wheels train (complete with dining cars, lounges, bar, library and twin and double en suite cabins, Carved furniture, splendid paintings and elegant handicrafts) invites you to relive the romance of the princely sojourn in the vibrant and most colourful Rajasthan; witnessing picturesque monuments, palaces, havelis, forts, national parks and wonder of the world symbole of love the Taj Mahal.
 
The Palace on wheels let you explore Jaipur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra in 8 Days/ 7 Nights.
 
  • 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.
 
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 Inclusion
  • The tariff is inclusive of cost of travel, accommodation, all meals, sightseeing tours, entrance fee
 
 Exclusion
  • (excluding video camera fee) for monuments & palaces and entertainment.
  • Tariff does not include liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.
  • The above Tariff is subject to change without notice.
  • Service Tax are subject to change as per the government of India directives.
 
Note :
  • Add 5% GST
  • Add 10% Holiday Surcharge Extra for Xmas & New Year eve departs.
  • Maximum 3 persons greater than 5 years can be accommodated in one cabin.
  • Child less than 05 years are charged 10% of adult tariff, but NOT provided Bed.
  • Child greater than 12 years are charged 50% of adult tariff, sharing cabin with adult.
  • The tariff structure for the guests having Indian Indentity proof (Passport / Voter ID / Aadhaar / will be applicable.
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Palace On Wheels Tour Program and Price for Year 2017-18
Valid from Peak Season October 2017 to March 2018
Occupancy Type Per person/Night Per person/7 Nights
Single Occupancy $ 865 $ 6055
Double Occupancy $ 650 $ 4550
Super Deluxe $ 1800 $ 12600
Prices in USD for Foreign National
 
Valid from Peak Season October 2017 to March 2018
Occupancy Type Per person/Night Per person/7 Nights
Single Occupancy INR 51900 INR 363300
Double Occupancy INR 39000 INR 273000
Super Deluxe INR 108000 INR 756000
Prices in INR for Indian National
 
Valid from Lean Season September 2017 & April 2018
Occupancy Type Per person/Night Per person/7 Nights
Single Occupancy $ 650 $ 4550
Double Occupancy $ 500 $ 3500
Super Deluxe $ 1800 $ 12600
Prices in USD for Foreign National
 
Valid from Lean Season September 2017 & April 2018
Occupancy Type Per person/Night Per person/7 Nights
Single Occupancy INR 39000 INR 273000
Double Occupancy INR 30000 INR 210000
Super Deluxe INR 108000 INR 756000
Prices in INR for Indian National
 
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 Payments
  • 20% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 80% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure date.
For USD bookings :
  • The payable amount in INR should be credited in our account as per the rate of exchange.
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 60 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
 
 Cancellation
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 
Cancellation charges per person
  • 10% of ticket value 90 days or more prior to departure date.
  • 20% of ticket value between 89 to 30 days prior to departure date.
  • 100% of ticket value 29 days prior to departure date.
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.
If we change or cancel your holiday
  • We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
  • Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
  • We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
  • If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
  • If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
  • In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
 
If you have a complaint
If you face any problem during your holiday, please inform the relevant supplier (e.g. your hotelier, transporter etc.) and/or our representative immediately who will endeavour to set things right. If your complaint is not resolved locally, please follow this up within 28 days of your return home by writing to us, with your booking reference and all other relevant information. However, please be advised that while we are happy to assist you in the redressal of your complaint, if any, we will be able to extend only our best efforts in managing/coordinating your complaint with the respective service provider. All third party service providers are independent contractors who are at no time under our control or supervision.
 
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
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And why do we offer this?
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INDIAN LUXURY TRAIN TOUR
PALACE ON WHEELS
 
Palace On Wheels Departure Dates for 2017, 2018, 2019
 
Departure Dates for 2017
Month Dates
January, 2017 4,11,18,25
February, 2017 1,8,15,22
March, 2017 1,8,15,22,29
April, 2017 5,12,19,26
September, 2017 6,13,20,27
October, 2017 4,11,18,25
November, 2017 1,8,15,22,29
December, 2017 6,13,20,27
 
Departure Dates for 2018
Month Dates
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
September, 2018 5,12,19,26
October, 2018 3,10,17,24,31
November, 2018 7,14,21,28
December, 2018 5,12,19,26
 
Departure Dates for 2019
Month Dates
January, 2019 2,9,16,23,30
February, 2019 6,13,20,27
March, 2019 6,13,20,27
April, 2019 3,10,17,24

 

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