What To Expect
Receive a traditional welcome before boarding the train at the Safdarjung Railway Station in Delhi. You will be escorted to your cabin and given a brief familiarization tour by the Khidmatgars with a welcome drink, as we start our journey through Rajasthan. We depart for Jaipur at 18:30. Dinner will be served on board.
Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City, is the capital city of Rajasthan. After having breakfast in the comfort of your cabin, we proceed to the Hawa Mahal or the "Palace of Winds," which is a remarkable five-story building along the main street of the old city. We then continue to the Albert Hall and the City Palace, home to the royal family. Right across the road from the palace is the Jantar Mantar, a large observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh II. We continue to the Amber Fort followed by lunch. You will have the opportunity to shop for jewellery, handicrafts, carpets and textiles. Dinner will be served on board the train.
Start the day with an exciting game safari at the Ranthambore National Park followed by a delightful breakfast on board the train. We head to Chittorgarh after lunch for sightseeing. You will visit the Victory Tower, the Tower of Fame and the majestic Chittorgarh Fort, where you'll have the opportunity to witness the light and sound show. A luxury coach will take you back to the train where dinner will be served. The train leaves for Udaipur early Saturday morning.
After having breakfast, you will visit the Garden of Fountains and the Durbar Museum. A delicious lunch will be served at the Fateh Prakash Hotel, which contains an impressive Crystal Gallery. Experience a boat ride across Lake Pichola and see spectacular views of the Palace Hotel. You will then return to the comfort of your train at 15:00 where dinner will be served.
Jaisalmer, nicknamed the "Golden City," lies in the heart of the Thar desert. After enjoying breakfast, you will see the magnificent Yellow Sandstone Fort which towers over the city. Marvel at beautiful architectural wonders such as the Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-ki-haveli. After lunch, go for an exciting camel ride on the sand dunes of Sam before enjoying a refreshing cup of tea. In the evening, you will have dinner and watch a cultural program at the Palace Hotel.
We arrive in the second largest city of Rajasthan at 09:00. Jodhpur is known for its Mehrangarh Fort which houses several grand palaces namely, the Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana. Near the fort complex lies the Jaswant Thada and a group of royal cenotaphs made of white marble. After having lunch at the city hotel, a coach will take you back to the train for a relaxing evening followed by dinner.
Once we arrive in the capital city of Maharaja Suraj Mal, you will visit the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, a world-famous bird sanctuary that is the nesting place of thousands of Egrets, Siberian Cranes, migratory Water Fowl and other species. We'll return to the train for breakfast and depart for Agra. Once we arrive in Agra at around 11:00, you'll visit the Red Fort followed by lunch at the Palace Hotel. A trip to India wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Taj Mahal, a pristine monument of undying love built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved queen, Mumtaz Mahal. Dinner will be served once we return to the train.
After enjoying breakfast in your cabin, you'll disembark the train at the Safdarjung Railway Station where services will end.
7 nights accommodation at Palace on Wheels
Essential toiletries (soap, shampoo, etc.)
All meals including tea, coffee and mineral water
Entrance fees to palaces, museums and parks
Deluxe luxury coaches for sightseeing
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Children 4 years old and below are charged 10% of the total cost.
Triple room rates are available, please inquire.
For off-train excursions, guests are advised to wear smart casuals and comfortable walking shoes.
Please inform in advance for any special dietary requirements.
Venue of meals and schedule of sightseeing are subject to change as per Indian railway norms.
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