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The Luxury Trains Palace-on-Wheels

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We welcome you aboard to "Re-live" the Royal Experience of the Maharajas of Rajasthan and if you are really looking for a holiday of a lifetime, the Palace on Wheels is for you...

The passenger coaches were originally meant to be the personal railway coaches of the erstwhile rulers of princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India. These coaches were not being used by the Indian Railways after independence in normal passenger trains on account of their very rich and traditional interiors.

You will be delighted about your choice - to see Rajasthan by the Palace on Wheels. On board, you will feel like an erstwhile monarch, traveling in regal splendour.

Fix Departure for Palace on Wheels: (Every Wednesday)


Day One (Wednesday) - Delhi Cantonment

Your dream journey starts from Delhi, the city of ruined forts and rising towers. From Delhi Cantonment the Palace on Wheels is outward bound every Wednesday night for Rajasthan _ the Land of the Maharajas.

Relish the lifestyles of the kings of yore on board the Palace on Wheels, while listening to the silent tales of glory and valor retold by the majestic forts and splendid palaces of Rajasthan.

16:00 hrs: Reporting at Delhi Cantonment Railway Station
18:30 hrs: Departure for Jaipur
0:00 hrs: Dinner on Board

Day Two (Thursday) - Jaipur

The first stop of the Palace on Wheels is Jaipur, the land of Maharajas, magnificent Palaces and impressive forts. One of the most well planned cities of the world, this capital city of Rajasthan, popularly known as the Pink City, was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, in 1727.

02:00 hrs: Arrival at Jaipur
07:30 hrs: Breakfast on Board
08:30 hrs: Departure for local sightseeing
13:00 hrs: Lunch at the “Rambagh Palace Hotel”
18:30 hrs: Return to Palace on Wheels
19:30 hrs: Departure for Jaisalmer
20:00 hrs: Dinner on Board

Day Three (Friday) - Jaisalmer

In the heart of Thar Desert lies Jaisalmer, founded in 1156 by Maharaja Rawal Jaisal. The yellow sandstone fort is an imposing sight, towering magnificently in the shimmering sandscape.

The main shopping area of Jaisalmer is Sadar Bazar and prominent showrooms include Rajasthali - the only Rajasthan Government emporium.

07:30 hrs: Breakfast on Board
08:15 hrs: Arrival at Jaisalmer
08:30 hrs: Departure for local sightseeing
13:00 hrs: Lunch and relax at “Fort Rajwara”
17:00hrs: Visit the sand dunes at Sambh and go on a camel safari
19:30 hrs: Dinner and cultural program
23:00 hrs: Departure for Jodhpur

Day Four (Saturday) - Jodhpur

A city ringed by a high stonewalls with seven gates and several bastions. This second largest city of Rajasthan, founded in 1459 by Maharaja Rao Jodha, is known for its rock-solid Mehrangarh Fort.

The grand palaces within Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana are impressive examples of architectural excellence.

07:00 hrs: Breakfast on Board
08:00 hrs: Arrival at Jodhpur
08:30 hrs: Departure for local sightseeing
13:00 hrs: Lunch at “Umaid Bhawan Palace”
15:30 hrs: Departure for Sawai Madhopur
20:00 hrs: Dinner on Board
23:00 hrs: Departure for Jodhpur

Day Five (Sunday) – Sawai Madhopur / Chittaurgarh

Sawai Madhopur was named after its founder Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I. After breakfast visit the Ranthambhor National Park and after lunch on board depart for Chittaurgarh. In the afternoon visit the Chittaurgarh fort, lauded in legends for valour and chivalry. Travelers may shop for tie & dye sarees, leather, embroidered shoes, lac- work articles and bangles.

04:00 hrs: Arrival at Sawai Madhopur
06:30 hrs: Breakfast on Board
07:00 hrs: The Jungle Safari at Ranthambhor National Park
10:30 hrs: Departure for Chittaurgarh
13:00 hrs: Lunch on Board
16:00 hrs: Arrival at Chittaurgarh for local sightseeing
20:00 hrs: Dinner on Board

Day Six (Monday) – Chittaurgarh / Udaipur

Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar founded Udaipur. With enchanting lakes and lush greenery, this place oozes with beauty and is a symbol of romance, the most appealing place for poets, painters, travelers and writers. This fascinating capital of Mewar is surrounded by hills and is situated on the edge of three lakes.

06:45 hrs: Breakfast on Board
07:30 hrs: Udaipur Sightseeing by Luxury coach
13:00 hrs: Lunch at “Lake Palace”
20:00 hrs: Back to Chittaurgarh to board the Train
20:30 hrs: Dinner on Board

Day Seven (Tuesday) – Bharatpur / Agra / Delhi

At Bharatpur we pay a visit to the world famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, the nesting place for thousands of Egrets, Siberian Cranes, migratory water Fowl and other species of birds. Agra is known for its splendid marble inlay work like the Pietra Dura work on the Taj Mahal, leather goods and jewellery.

06:30 hrs: Arrival at Bharatpur
07:00 hrs: Breakfast on board
07:30 - 0900 hrs: Departure for local sightseeing

Bharatpur (Ghana) once the former hunting preserve of the royal family of Bharatpur is home to more than 300 different migratory bird species. Also seen are Chital, black buck, deer and other animals as well as snakes, lizards, exotic fish and monkeys. Lucky visitors can spot the rare Siberian Crane.

09:00 hrs: Departure from Bharatpur
10:00 hrs: Arrival at Agra
10:30 hrs: Visit Fatehpur Sikri

The deserted red sandstone city was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital palace in the late 16th century. It was a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins" are still in pristine condition. Also visit the Buland Darwaza the largest gateway in the world.

13:00 hrs: Lunch in Agra at “Mughal Sheraton”
15:00 - 1700 hrs: Sightseeing Tour of Agra City -

Visit the impressive Agra Fort, and of course, the most perfect architectural monument in the world -The Taj Mahal which is the mausoleum of Empress Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved spouse of Shah Jahan, who died in 1630. The Taj Mahal is remarkable for its perfect proportion and rich Pietra Dura, with minute details executed with great craftsmanship. The building, often styled "a dream in marble" is said to have taken at least 22 years to build (1631-1653).

20:00 hrs: Dinner on board
21:00 hrs: Palace on Wheels departs for Delhi.

Day Eight (Wednesday) – Delhi Cantonment

Palace on Wheels dream journey ends in Delhi, the heart and capital of India and her third largest city. It is a truly cosmopolitan city - a home to people from different states, speaking different languages and celebrating different cultures and festivals.

Enjoy the multi-colored atmosphere filled with tremendous "josh" and enthusiasm.

06:00 hrs: Arrival at Delhi Cantt. Railway Station
07:30 hrs: Breakfast on Board
08:00 hrs: Tour Ends with everlasting memories


Why Palace on Wheels

Feel like royalty on board the Palace on Wheels – a completely self sufficient train. Fully air conditioned, the train comprises of 14 deluxe saloons equipped with A Class amenities for your traveling pleasure. Each Saloon is a combination of 4 twin-bedded chambers with channel music, intercom, attached toilets, running hot & cold water, shower and wall-to-wall carpeting.What's more, each saloon has personal attendants or "Khidmatgars", who are at your call whenever you need anything.

The lounge car recaptures the royal style, pomp & pageantry of a bygone era. The two dining cars - the Maharaja and the Maharani have a traditional Rajasthani ambience - serving Continental, Indian and Rajasthani cuisine. This Maharaja train also offers a well equipped Bar Lounge, Dining Cars, Library & a recently introduced Beauty Parlor.

Safety Onboard

Palace on Wheels – A Government run tour is jointly run by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and the Indian Railways and is the most promoted product of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

Since it is a Government enterprise, you can be assured of a trouble free journey without any unfavorable instances...

Your tour should operate without any unwanted surprises.


Palace on Wheels and the facilities provided on board are marked by affluence and exuberance. The train is self sufficient with all modern amenities.

The décor speaks of the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan. The paintings, carved furniture and elegant handicrafts all represent Rajasthan's fascinating heritage of art and craftsmanship.

Period furniture and the elaborate costumes of the attendants complete the royal ambience.

Time Advantage

Tour in 7 Nights / 8 Days covers all the major Tourist attractions of Rajasthan. There is no other way in which one can travel and cover all the cities that the Palace on Wheels covers in its 7 nights / 8 days package tour. All others modes would take at least 10 nights / 11 days because of poor inter-city connectivity by Rail / Road and Air. The Palace on Wheels covers the best of Rajasthan in 7 days with full luxuries. Since all travel is overnight, our valuable travelers have all days free for their sightseeing tours.


The Maharaja and Maharani restaurants offer seating arranged in groups of twos and fours near the windows. Chefs in the attached pantry prepare Continental and Indian specialties, with an emphasis on Rajasthan cuisine.

Bar And Lounge

The bar-lounge is embellished in period furniture, created especially for this coach. The spacious bar has an extensive choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on offer.

At the end of each coach is a separate lounge where passengers can relax when they wish to move out of their bedrooms. Here they can unwind with a book or magazine, engage in conversation, or simply watch the panoramic vista of the great Indian countryside.


Each coach has four coupés, done in colors reminiscent of the state and highlighted by its royal emblem.

Two of the Coupes feature double beds while the other two have twin beds. A third bed, for an additional person or an accompanying child, is in the form of a foldaway bed on a higher tier.

Each compartment has an attached bath with running hot/cold water and showers, built-in wardrobes, overhead and night-lights, piped music, reading lights etc.

Hassle Free Travel

No problems with missed connections and / or hotel overbooking! There’s no better way to experience Rajasthan...


Important Notes

*Children between 5 - 12 years are at 50 % of actual fare. (Subject to change without notice). 10 % Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas & New Year. *Tariff is inclusive of travel / catering / conducted sightseeing / entrance fee at monuments / parks / palaces / cultural programmes / camel rides / boat rides / rickshaw rides and for still cameras.

*Guests have to pay only for video cameras, liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.

*Indian passengers can pay in equivalent Rupee, at the exchange rate prevalent at the time of payment.


20 % of ticket value at the time of booking.
80 % of ticket value 30 days prior to departure.
Upon 100 % advance of ticket value – special discounts.

Mode of Payment:

Credit Cards (Visa & Master Card Only) / Wire Transfer.


5 % of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
20 % of ticket value 30 – 59 days prior to departure.
50 % of ticket value 15 – 29 days prior to departure.
100 % of ticket value 14 days prior to departure.