Palace on Wheels Luxury Train

A Palace on Wheels journey is one that remains with you long after the experience itself. The Maharaja way of royal living can awesomely be yours, now at only $3150. And remember, every minute you spend after reading this and not making a booking, you stand the risk of not getting the reservation in time! Rediscover the Romance of Royal Rajasthan aboard India's first and most revered luxury trains.


Palace on Wheels Journey

Day 1 (Wednesday) New Delhi
Departure (1600 Hrs)
Day 5 (Sunday) Jaisalmer
Arrival / Departure (0730 Hrs / 2300 Hrs)
Day 2 (Thursday) Jaipur
Arrival / Departure (0345 Hrs / 2200 Hrs)
Day 6 (Monday) Jodhpur
Arrival / Departure (0700 Hrs / 1930 PM)
Day 3 (Friday) Sawai Madhopur / Chittorgarh
Arrival / Departure (0530 Hrs / 0200 Hrs next day)
Day 7 (Tuesday) Agra Cantonment
Arrival / Departure (10.30 AM / 11.00 PM)
Day 4 (Saturday) Udaipur
Arrival / Departure (0800 Hrs)
Day 8 (Wednesday) New Delhi
Arrival (4.00 Hrs)

Palace on Wheels Fare

Occupancy Type Sept 2016 & April 2017 (Per Person per Journey) Oct '16 to March '17 (Per Person per Journey)
Single occupancy USD 4550 USD 6055
Twin occupancy USD 3500 USD 4550
Triple occupancy USD 3150 USD 4025

*Government Service Tax of 4.50% Extra.
*Commercial Tax of US$ 15 per person Extra
*10% Surcharge extra for Xmas & New Year departure
*Discounted tariff for travel in months of April & September, due to warm weather conditions in Rajasthan.
*Children older that 12 years charged @ 50% of adult cost on & provided bed
*Children 5 years & below charged @ 10% of adult cost, but not provided bedding facility
*Maximum three persons can travel in one cabin
*Indians / NRI's can pay in equivalent INR Rupees as per rate of exchange on R.B.I website


Facilities on board

  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Arrival Kit
  • Luggage Collection
  • Drinking Water
  • Personal Attendant
  • Laundry Service
  • Newspaper/Magazine
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sitting Lounge
  • Electronic Safe
  • Air-conditioning
  • Modern En-suite Bathroom
  • Rejuvenating Spa Cabin
  • Mailbox
  • Satellite Television
  • Internet Facility
  • Souvenir Shop Channel Music
  • Panoramic Windows
  • Doctor on Call
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Palace on Wheels Departure Dates

Find the details of Palace on Wheels scedule for the season 2016-17 mentioned below.

Month Departure Dates
September 2016 07, 14, 21, 28
October 2016 05, 12, 19, 26
November 2016 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
December 2016 07, 14, 21*, 28*
January 2017 04, 11, 18, 25
February 2017 01, 08, 15, 22
March 2017 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
April 2017 05, 12, 19, 26
September 2017 06, 13, 20, 27
October 2017 04, 11, 18, 25
November 2017 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
December 2017 06, 13, 20*, 27*
January 2018 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
February 2018 07, 14, 21, 28
March 2018 07, 14, 21, 28
April 2018 04, 11, 18, 25
  • No Train Tour service from May to August, due to annual maintenance
  • Check-In formalities of train tour start from 4.15 p.m. onwards on Wednesday, at Safderjung Railway Station, New Delhi (train departs at 6 p.m.)
  • Check-out,next Wednesday Morning before 0715 a.m. at Safderjung Railway Station, New Delhi(train arrives by 5.00 a.m.)

Terms & Conditions


Palace on Wheels Booking Policy

  • Advice Names/ Nationality/Date of birth of all the passengers with preferred date of journey to process booking.
  • Booking will be confirmed on receipt of MINIMUM 20% of Train Tour Printed Tariff
  • Full Balance tour amount must reach us at least 60 days before tour depart with passport details of all the passengers.
  • To issue e-travel documents we require full tour amount with photocopy of passports.
  • Saloon/cabin names are allotted at time of check-in, at the Railway station with boarding cards
  • Passport details required include . Name/Nationality/Date of birth/Passport Number with Place & Date of Issue & Date of Expiry)

Palace on Wheels Cancellation Policy

  • 10% of ticket value 90 days or more prior to departure.
  • If cancellation request is received less than 89 but greater than 30 days before of tour depart - minimum cancellation fee levy of 20% of total train tour ticket value
  • No amount will be refunded for cancellation made less than 30 days before departure
  • 100% of ticket value will be returned if the tour is cancelled 29 days prior to departure in case of group tours
  • No refund will be made if cancellation request is received between 0 to 59 days prior to train departure

Palace on Wheels Destinations


Jaipur the largest city of Rajasthan is an epitome of vibrancy and magnificence. The royal legacy of Jaipur is rich in culture, heritage and architecture. The city is rightly titled as the ‘Pink City’ for the color of the stone used extensively for construction within the walled city. Jaipur with its majestic palaces, splendid fortresses, beautiful havelis and tranquil temples make for an idyllic tourist destination. The tranquility of lush gardens housing these intimidating forts and palaces further add to the landscapic beauty of Jaipur. Other than its captivating tourist attractions, Jaipur makes for a great shopping experience with its bazaars overflowing with spectacular locally made junk jewelry and exquisite handicrafts. It is also famous for its colorful fairs and feasts, organized on the grand level and partaken by a large number of tourists from around the world.


The erstwhile abode of the 3 most influential dynasties of the medieval world, Agra is worth visiting. The world famous Taj Mahal is the epitome of eternal love and the finest specimen of the amazing Mughal style of architecture. Apart from this, there are numerous other Mughal structures in Agra that are unique and reflect the taste and talent of the Mughals. Fatehpur Sikri and Sikandra are also worth a visit as these also encompass the unique Mughal architectural style. Apart from the monuments, the colorful markets, selling beautiful artifacts, overwhelm the visitors.


Jodhpur is the bestowed with the title of ‘The Sun City’ as the sun shines almost every day of the year. Situated on the edges of the Thar Desert, it is mostly referred to as the Gateway to Thar. Being the second largest city of Rajasthan the city is divided into two parts- the old city and the new city. The major tourist attractions of Jodhpur include Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhavan Palace. The other major attractions that easily draw the eyes of tourists include Kailana Lake, Balsamand Lake and the Mahamandir temple. The city is also famous for organizing the international music festival annually in the month of October in the majestic Mehrangarh Fort.


The lake city of Udaipur, once the princely state of Mewar, is rightly tilted as the ‘Venice of the East’ and, in reference to Dal Lake of Kashmir, it has earned the title ‘Kashmir of Rajasthan’. Situated in the mid of lush hills of Aravali along the turquoise waters of Pichola Lake, the stunning landscapes and mesmerizing architecture of the city make it a must-visit destination not only for Indians but also for visitors to India. The major highlights of the city include visit to City Palace, Pratap Memorial and the Saheliyon-Ki-Bari. Besides this the other attractions to savor while being in Udaipur include Jagmandir – an island palace within the Pichola Lake. The famous Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake constructed on the orders of Maharana Fateh Singh of Udaipur.


Chittorgarh, previously known as Chitrakut, signifies the gallant story of the beautiful princess Rani Padmini. The rustic town of Chittorgarh showcases love, beauty, bravery and grace at the same time. Legends suggest that Rani Padmini was the reason why Sultan Alauddin Khilji conquered the kingdom of Chittorgarh. Tourists to Chittorgarh are fascinated by its formidable past and the presence of the historic monuments including ruined castles, impressive forts and magnificent royal buildings. Of the various tourist attractions the Chittorgarh fort is of foremost importance as it features seven captivating huge entries with the royal gate named as Ram Pol. The other major attractions of Chittorgarh include Rani Padmini’s Palace, Kithi Stamb, Vijay Stambh and the Rana Kumbha’s Palace. Tourist can also explore the exotic wildlife at some of the finest wildlife sanctuaries present in it bounded area.


Jaislamer is titled as the ‘Golden City of India’ for its yellow sandstone structures. The city is widely known amongst tourists for its close proximity to Thar Desert. The city is best known for its old mansions better known as havelis. The dominant highlight of the city is the Jaisalmer Fort, locally known as Sonar Quila. Unlike most of the forts in India, the Fort of Jaisalmer is a living fort featuring shops, havelis and hotels inside the premises of the fort. Of the major tourist attractions of Jaisalmer include medieval Havelis, of which Nathmal ji ki Haveli and Salim ji ki Haveli are the most popular. The architectural structures from the ancient and medieval era are sure to catch tourists’ fancy. Above all, this city is easily accessible and inhabitants are warm and welcoming apt to the notion ‘Padharo Mahare Desh’ which literally means welcome to our land.

Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur is renowned due to its historic opulence. The Ranthambore Fort and the Ranthambore National Park make this Sawai Madhopur a sought-after destination in India. The national park is the best option to spot tigers, performing their natural activities, as about 34 adult tigers and 14 tiger cubs were spotted according to the survey of 2008. Apart from this, the national park is a favorite destination of ornithologists, where they get to spot 300 species beautiful native as well as migratory birds. The national park is adorned with chirping birds and is the perfect retreat for the nature lovers.

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