Palace on wheels

Delhi | Jaipur | Jaisalmer | Jodhpur | Udaipur | Sawai Madhopur | Bharatpur | Agra
Palace on Wheels Tour Package

The name “Palace on Wheels” (POW) was derived from its royal back-ground of the coaches. It undertook its inaugural trip on 26th January, 1982.Only five promotional trips were run for the purpose of familiarization and publicity. It started to roll on its regular operations from October-1982 and undertook 13 weekly and 13 short trips.

A journey on the Palace on Wheels is an unforgettable experience – gold embossed carriages, liveried attendants, ornate ceilings with motifs in green and gold, luxury bed chambers (exclusively yours), bathrooms with running hot and cold water, a library, restaurant cars with elaborate Indian and Continental menus, and a well-stocked bar.
The new Palace on Wheels runs on broad gauge and is air-conditioned. The sights are visited during the day while you travel during the night.
A week on a luxurious train through Rajasthan.

Trip details
Day 1
NEW DELHI – JAIPUR
After a tour of New Delhi board the Palace on Wheels train for q week long luxury tour in Rajasthan. Dinner & overnight is on board.
Day 2
JAIPUR / SAWAI MADHOPUR
Post breakfast on the train depart for a tour of the Pink city of Jaipur visiting Palace of the wind for a photo stop followed by royal open air Observatory and the City Palace Museum . After lunch visit Amber Fort ascending the fortress on an elephant back. Dinner & Overnight is on board.
Day 3
Sawai Madhopur / Chittorgarh
Arrive Sawai Madhopur in the morning and proceed to Ranthambore for a game drive. Return to the train and continue on to Chittaurgarh where you’ll depart for a sightseeing trip of Chittaurgarh Fort.
Day 4
UDAIPUR
Day excursion in the lake city of Udaipur also known as “Venice of the East”. Visit the City Palace complex & Cyrstal gallery. Dinner & Overnight is on the train.
Day 5
JAISALMER
Jaisalmer lies in the heart of the great Thar desert. Visit the Fort & Patwon – Ki- Haveli in the morning. Evening enjoy camel ride and tea on the Sand dunes. Overnight is on the train.

Day 6
JODHPUR
Morning sightseeing of Jodhpur including the Meherangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Lunch is at a Palace hotel. Overnight is on the train.
Day 7
BHARATPUR / AGRA
Enjoy an early morning visit to the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Carry on to Agra to see the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Dinner & Overnight is on the train.
Day 8
Delhi
Arrive at Safdarjung Railway station in Delhi where your tour ends with everlasting memories of the delights of Rajasthan.
JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS
* Historic Delhi, India’s capital city.
* Fortress town of Jaisalmer in Thar Desert.
* Forts & Palaces of Jodhpur and Jaipur.
* Game drive in Ranthambore National Park.
* Romantic Udaipur and its tranquil lakes.
* Bird watching at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
* Taj Mahal, Agra – the Jewel of India