Palace on Wheels departs every Wednesday from September to April. Contact us for tariffs and journey information for 2017 and 2018.
Embark on a luxurious journey that unravels a multitude of scenic beauties and offers an unrivalled experience of the Rajasthan landscape. Grand palaces, forts and warmth of locals – this journey provides a glimpse into the glorious era of the Rajput clan of North India.
A never before experience of Rajasthan in the opulence and luxury of Palace on Wheels, one of the foremost luxury trains in the world. Explore the irresistible aura and myriad facets of Rajasthan in the lap of luxury.
Delhi • Jaipur • Sawai Madhopur and Chittorgarh • Udaipur • Jaisalmer • Jodhpur • Bharatpur and Agra • Delhi
Day 1/Wednesday. Arrive in Delhi to board Palace on Wheels
You will arrive in Delhi and be welcomed at the airport. You will be driven to a hotel to use the lobby facilities. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the railway station to board the award-winning Palace on Wheels.
You will be welcomed in traditional Indian style with marigold garlands and authentic music. Relax, have a drink at the bar or tour the palatial train, your home for the next seven nights.
Day 2/Thursday. Jaipur
On your first day, you will arrive at the Pink City of Jaipur. You will be taken to the Palace of Winds and then an excursion to the Amber Fort. Climb the winding road to the fort, seated upon a regal caparisoned elephant. After lunch, the city tour of Jaipur includes the City Palace and the Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory built in the 18th century. Head back to your opulent abode.
Day 3/Friday. Sawai Madhopur and Chittorgarh
You will arrive at Sawai Madhopur early in the morning and proceed for a thrilling jungle safari to Ranthambore National Park, one of India’s finest tiger reserves. There are excellent chances to spot one of these magnificent animals. Other wildlife include leopards, jackal and hyenas. You will head back to the train for a refreshing breakfast and sumptuous lunch while the train moves to its next destination, Chittorgarh.
You will visit the Chittorgarh Fort, a massive citadel built in the 7th century, dotted with beautiful temples and intricate monuments. An evening sound and light show, accompanied with steaming tea, will make for a sublime dusk.
Day 4/Saturday. Udaipur
Arrive in the city that goes by many sobriquets, including City of Lakes and Venice of the East. Udaipur is one of the most beautiful cities of Rajasthan, dotted with shimmering lakes and floating palaces. You will visit the City Palace and have lunch at the Palace Hotel. A romantic boat ride on Lake Pichola, which boasts some magnificent views, is the highlight of this enchanting city. You will head back to the train to continue your journey to the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer.
Day 5/Sunday. Jaisalmer
In the morning, you will head out for a tour of the imposing Jaisalmer Fort, the crowning glory of the city. After lunch in the city, you will visit the Sam Sand Dunes to enjoy a camel ride and sunset tea. After dinner, enjoy a cultural show in the enchanting setting of the undulating desert with a glass of wine.
Day 6/Monday. Jodhpur
In the morning, visit the magnificent Meherangarh Fort, famous for its stunning architecture and the Jaswant Thada Palace. After lunch, return to the Palace on Wheels.
Day 7/Tuesday. Bharatpur and Agra
In the early morning visit the world famed Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Enjoy breakfast in a jungle lodge. Continue to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, the Emperor Akbar’s magnificent sand stone city. In Agra, you will visit what the world dreams of – the inimitable and iconic Taj Mahal. In the evening, enjoy a spectacular Sound and Light show to culminate your Indian love story. After your last dinner on the train, retire to your cabin as your train heads home to Delhi.
Day 8/Wednesday. Delhi – Departure
You will arrive early morning in Delhi. After a leisurely breakfast on board, you will bid adieu to the crew of your magical abode for the past week.
Depending on your onward flight, we will transfer you to a hotel or the airport.
Contact us to book your journey and for the latest tariff and schedule of the Palace on Wheels.
Train Schedule 2017-2018 Palace on Wheels departs every Wednesday from September to April. Contact us for the latest train schedule.