Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destinations : Delhi – Jaipur – Sawai Madhopur – Chittorgarh – Udaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi.

Journey – Palace On Wheels

The Palace on Wheels is one of the world’s most exciting rail journeys, as the train provides more facilities on board, as for the royal destinations it proceeds to every single day. With everything taken care of, dining, accommodation, sightseeing as well as organized shopping, there is nothing for the traveller to do but to sleep in the history of the land, soak in the colours and experience the royal life of Maharajas. The tour starts from Delhi and comes back to the city after going through in order:

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

Day :- 01 (Wednesday) New-Delhi – The Capital Of India:
Delhi you will be treated like Maharaja & Maharani on welcome by garlanding, Tikka and turban with glass of wine. The tour starts in the evening with a ceremonial welcome aboard the Palace on Wheels at Safdarjung New Delhi. You will be introduced to your fellow travellers. Feel free to explore your new palace, and acquaint yourself with its various facilities. Relax with a drink at the bar. Dinner will be served on board in its two restaurants.

Day :- 02 (Thursday) Jaipur – The Pink Paradise:
Arrive in morning at the magnificent Pink City, Jaipur. Post your breakfast on board, welcome rituals are performed at the railway station.

In this diverse land of rich cultural heritage, you’ll be first treated to a visit at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds. This was built for the royal ladies to watch the processions through the myriad windows of the palace. From Hawa Mahal, we proceed to the impressive palace perched on the rocky terrain of Amer. The charm of Amber Fort is the Elephant ride you’ll be treated to.

After such an enthralling ride, you visit the Jantar Mantar; the largest observatory built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II between 1727 and 1734. The next in line of exploration is the City Palace. A defining architectural marvel of Jaipur, the City Palace was the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur in the eighteenth century and part of the magnificent palace is still the royal residence.

Day :- 03 (Friday) Sawai Madhopur – Chittorgarh:
After the exquisite palanquins and architectural landmarks, the perfect place to experience the other side of the royal charm is Sawai Madhopur. This place is in close proximity to the famous Ranthambore National Park.

The wilderness of Ranthambore envelopes an aura around you to explore the land of the majestic tiger. This wildlife park is home to various species of animals but the ones that capture most attention are the graceful tigers.

Chittorgarh – Resplendent Pride:
Chittorgarh, the land of glory and valour is bound to leave you enchanted. The history of this captivating place is intriguing and spellbinding. The fort is dotted with innumerable monuments and beautiful temples. The Vijay Stambh, or Tower of Victory was erected by Rana Kumbha to mark his triumph over the Sultan of Gujarat. Here, you will revisit history where Rani Padmini along with other women performed the heroic act of Jauhar. The sound and light show narrates the history of this majestic land to perfection and is a treat to witness.

Day : – 04 (Saturday) Udaipur – Picturesque Royalty:
The land of marvellous beauty, Udaipur is named after the dynamic ruler of this princely state, Rana Udai Singh. The scenic beauty of Udaipur has earned it various titles in superlatives. This City of Lakes has a long glorious history and is also considered as the romance city of Rajasthan with endless love sagas of its rulers.

Jag Niwas, the City Palace, one of the largest palaces in India, is an interesting blend of Rajput architecture and Mughal interiors that carve this fortress as a distinctive structure. The palace also homes a well-maintained museum that upkeeps the armoury, costumes and other belongings of its rulers. The other captive interests in the mystic land are the Lake Palace, the Jag Mandir and numerous other forts and temples. A stunning masterpiece, Sahelion ki Bari also known as the ‘Garden of Maidens’ is a true delight to experience.

Overall, the excursion to this overwhelming city is a true delight.

Day :- 05 (Sunday) Jaisalmer – The Golden Ecstasy:
The journey unfolds on day two when you enter the heart of the desert at Jaisalmer, the Golden City of India. The bustling city of Jaisalmer is full of rustic beauty and the yellowish hue of sand justifies the name rendered to the monochromatic landscape. The massive sandstone wall of the Jaisalmer Fort stands witness to the era of its rulers The once affluent Havelis, intricately carved balconies, cornices and facades ornate the city and have made it an architectural delight. Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli and Nathmalji ki Haveli are some of the most preferred tourist attractions in the Golden City.

The camel ride on the sand hills is an unforgettable experience characterised by splendour of the desert…a perfect adieu to the city of desert.

Day : – 06 (Monday) Jodhpur – Glory Yonder: 
Jodhpur, the land of majestic and mystic glory welcomes you. Currently, the second largest city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur was established in the year 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput king.

The weather in this erstwhile state is always bright and sunny, hence has earned another title of the Sun City. The panoramic view of the city in tones of blue appears like a painter’s masterstroke of indigo charm. You will be delighted to witness the charisma of the regal legacy at Jodhpur, especially at the Mehrangarh Fort. This majestic fort is one of the largest forts of India and still preserves the artefacts like royal cradles, palanquins, musical instruments of diverse backgrounds spread over centuries.

The magic of imperial living comes alive when you visit some of the finest specimen of Rajput architecture viz. the lavish Umaid Bhawan Palace.

Day :- 07 (Tuesday) Bharatpur – Unbound Magnificence/Agra – Royal Romance:
Established in the seventeenth century by Maharaja Suraj Mal, Bharatpur was once an invincible and well-fortified city, thus was aptly called the iron fort. The premise of its stern military construction was to avoid foreign sieges.

Bharatpur is in close proximity with the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO. This region is flocked by a huge variety of birds, like cranes, storks, herons, kingfishers, partridges, owls, song birds, pigeons, doves, ducks, geese, pelicans and bee-eaters. Many of these birds migrate from different parts of the world.

The Siberian Cranes, are the most distinguished visitors of this park. They visit the Park during winters, stay here until March and head back home to Siberia for breeding.

Agra is located on the banks of river Yamuna is home to the gem of finest architectural monument, Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal, is reminiscences of the love shared between Shah Jahan, the king for his beloved queen Mumtaz after her demise. After a heartfelt visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, you’ll be ushered to the Lal Quila or the Red Fort of Agra. This fort is also called the Palatial City because of its enormous size.

Day 08 :- (Wednesday) New Delhi: Arrive New Delhi in morning and after the farewell breakfast on board check-out with cherished memories of the royal journey

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Months September-15 to April-16
Sepetember** 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 11,18, 25
December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
April* 6, 13, 20, 27

Tariff (Per Person Per Night) :

September  & April
October To March
Single Occupancy USD 600 USD 800
Double Occupancy USD 450 USD 600
Triple Occupancy USD 410 USD 540
Cancellation Policy :

1. 10% of ticket value 90 days or more prior to departure
2. 20% of ticket value between 89 to 30 days prior to departure.
3. 100% of ticket value 29 days prior to departure.
4. On cancellation of booking suo-moto by RTDC no cancellation charges will be deducted. However, RTDC will not be liable for any refund or compensation for any services such as pre/ post accommodation, Airline tickets, excursion, extensions etc. that have been booked by the guest and or his/ her travel agent.

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