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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

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi


New Delhi Departure (1600 Hrs)

India's capital city, Delhi depicts the myriad colours of different kinds of lifestyles that are a mix of contemporary and traditional sensibilities. It is a reservoir of cultures, traditions and politics. A visit to its several architectural masterpieces of ancient and medieval times, is always a delight.

Jaipur Arrival / Departure (0345 Hrs / 2200 Hrs)

Founded in 1727 and the former capital of the Kachwaha rulers, Jaipur today is a versatile tourist destination. Famed as the 'Pink City', this capital city of Rajasthan boasts of a rich historical past that is depicted in its forts, palaces, havelis and its colourful bazaars.

Sawai Madhopur / Chittorgarh Arrival / Departure (0530 Hrs / 0200 Hrs next day)

Sawai Madhopur is a beautiful city of Rajasthan, which is extremely popular for housing the world-renowned Ranthambore National Park. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the historic Ranthambore Fort is an added attraction. It was a planned city that was founded by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur.

Chittorgarh Popular for the tales of valour and romance of its erstwhile royalty, Chittorgarh was the former capital of the Sisodia clan of Mewar. Placed on the banks of rivers Gambhiri and Berach, this city has magnificent forts, ruined castles and glorious royal structures. Chittorgarh has a total of 7 huge entries.

Udaipur Arrival / Departure (0800 Hrs)

Also known as the 'City of Lakes' Udaipur is called Rajasthan's most romantic city because of its picturesque setting, Rajputana palaces and lakes. The erstwhile capital of the Mewar kingdom, Udaipur was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II. The city boasts of innumerable tourist attractions.

Jaisalmer Arrival / Departure (0730 Hrs / 2300 Hrs)

Nicknamed as the Golden City, the city of Jaisalmer is very well-known for its Jaisalmer fort. This city has been named after Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput ruler who had established the city in 1156 AD. The city every year hosts its annual Dessert Festival, which is a major crowd puller.

Jodhpur Arrival / Departure (0700 Hrs / 1930 PM)

Also known as the 'Sun City' and the 'Blue City', Jodhpur was the erstwhile capital city of the kingdom of Marwar. Now a popular tourist destination, this city is quite famous for its proximity to the Thar desert and for its magnificent forts. It is dotted with innumerable attractions, worth visiting.

Agra Cantonment Arrival / Departure (10.30 AM / 11.00 PM)

Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, the Mughal city of Agra also finds its mention in the Hindu epic of Mahabharat. The city houses 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The city is a blend of the old and the new worlds.

New Delhi Arrival (4.00 Hrs)

Arrival in the Safdarjung Railway Station.

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Palace on Wheels Fare

Fare for September 2016 & April 2017

(Per Person per Journey)

Single Occupancy
USD 4550
Twin Occupancy
USD3500
Triple Occupancy
USD 3150
Fare for October 2016 to March 2017

(Per Person per Journey)

Single Occupancy
USD 6055
Twin Occupancy
USD 4550
Triple Occupancy
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.
  • Entrance fees at all monuments.
  • Pre-paid group excursion & sightseeing trips in air-conditioned coach with services of English Speaking Guide in each tourist town visited.
  • Bed Tea & Daily 3 meals.
  • Elephant joy ride in Jaipur, Jungle Safari by Canters in Ranthambhore; Sound & Light show at Chittaurgarh Fort; Boat ride in Udaipur, Camel joy ride in Jaisalmer, Cultural Program in Jaisalmer & Cycle Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur.
  • Consumption of Alcoholic & Non- alcoholic Beverages.
  • Laundry; Room Services; Telephone Calls; Wi-Fi/Modem; Spa Saloon; Tips; Porter charges, Tour Insurance & all other expenses of personal nature.
  • Hotel stay in Delhi, Air tickets to India, arrangements for Visa to enter India.
  • Charges of the business car facilities are not included in the tariff.
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur.
  • Royal platter at Jai Mahal Palace.
  • Tiger trails at Ranthambore.
  • Royal lunch in Udaipur's City Palace.
  • Experience sundowner cocktails, cultural dance and dinner at the sand dunes in Jaisalmer.
  • Birding in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur.
  • Sightseeing of Taj Mahal and son et lumiere.

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.

  • 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.).

Palace on Wheels Schedule for Season 2016 - 2017

Month Departure Dates
September, 2016 7, 14, 21, 28
October, 2016 5, 12, 19, 26
November, 2016 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
December, 2016 7, 14, 21, 28
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

Palace on Wheels Schedule for Season 2017 - 2018

Month Departure Dates
Setember, 2017 6, 13, 20, 27
October, 2017 4, 11, 18, 25
November, 2017 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December, 2017 6, 13, 20, 27
January, 2018 3, 10, 17, 24
February, 2018 7, 14, 21, 28
March, 2018 7, 14, 21, 28
April, 2018 4, 11, 18, 25

Palace on Wheels Destinations

Terms & Conditions

  • 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).
  • 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.