you want to be treated as a king or queen while exploring the royal land of
Rajasthan and amazing Agra, you are most welcome to aboard the Palace on
Wheels. This heritage train in India is rated amongst the top 10 most
luxurious trains of the World. Traveling in Palace on Wheels offers ultimate
luxury, a thoroughly planned itinerary and a wide range of facilities and
services. Relish the royal treatment besides cultural, architectural,
natural and traditional richness of India being offered on this terrific
train - Palace On Wheels.
Even the ambiance and aura in the train radiate the astute feeling to be
living in the regal era. There was the time when Maharajahs and Maharanis
used to reign in this area. The very royalty will be recreated for you. This
train journey will make you live in the palace. Rightfully carrying its
name, Palace On Wheels is bound to enchant you. Overall comfort, convenience
and charm are unmatched by any other train. All this is going to simply
leave you mesmerized.
The concept of the train was influenced by royal background of the coaches.
These coaches were basically meant to be personal Railway coaches of
erstwhile rulers of princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, Nizam of
Hyderabad and Viceroy in British period.
Two lavish restaurants "The Maharajah" and "The Maharani"
of The Palace on Wheels serve you with a Rajasthani ambiance serving mouth
watering Continental, Chinese, Indian and Rajasthani cuisine. A well stocked
bar in the train offers the choicest of spirits of Indian and international
brands. You also can avail a wide collection of books to choose from.
This luxury train is regularly refurbished to a great extent. The
decoration in the salons and bar lounge has been changed, while keeping in
mind the traditionally aesthetic yet modern, Palace-On-Wheels. All the
toilets have been redone and maintained neat and clean. A colour television
and a CD player has been provided in each salon lounge.
Exploring Rajasthan by Palace On Wheels is going to be an unique
experience. While on the train, you'll feel like an erstwhile king, who is
travelling in majestic grandeur. That's why each coach of the train has been
named after the erstwhile princely state. Each coach of Palace On Wheel has
4 twin-bedded chambers, thoughtfully embellished in ethnic Rajasthani style.
These coaches are well equipped with channel music, intercom, attached
toilets, running hot and cold water, shower and wall-to-wall carpeting.
These facilities will make you feel at home. Personal attendants or
Khidmatgars are there for you to serve you in each salon. These suave
attendants are on their toes to serve you in the best possible manner,
should you need anything.
Day 01 - Wednesday - Delhi
The memorable journey on the Palace on Wheels starts from the Delhi Cant.
Railway Station at 17.45 hours. Dinner is served on board at 20.00 hrs and
you are on the way to Jaipur.
Day 02 - Thursday - Jaipur
Arrival: 02.00 hrs. Departure 19.30 hrs
Elephants and a Shehnai recitation at your arrival at Jaipur. Lunch at
famous Rambagh Palace Hotel. Return after sightseeing around 18.30 hours.
Day 03 - Friday - Jaisalmer
Arrival: 08.15 hrs. Departure 23.00 hrs
Enjoy camel safari in sand dunes after lunch on board. Dinner on the sand
dunes under the moonlit sky.
Day 04 - Saturday - Jodhpur
Arrival: 07.00 hrs. Departure 15.30 hrs
Have your lunch at the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace after sightseeing and
return to Palace on Wheels.
Day 05 - Sunday - Sawai Madhopur
Arrival: 04.00 hrs. Departure: 10.30 Hrs
Enjoy a safari ride tin Ranthambore National Park. Visit Ranthambore Fort.
Arrival Chittorgarh: 15.30 Hrs
Visit Chittorgarh Fort Vijay Stambh (Tower of Victory) and the Kirti Stambh
(Tower of Fame).
Day 06 -Monday - Udaipur
Arrival: 15.30 hrs
City sightseeing in Udaipur. Lunch at Lake Palace Hotel.
Day 07 - Tuesday - Bharatpur-Agra
Arrival: 06.30 hrs. Departure 11.45 hours
After breakfast, bird watching in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and safari ride
in Keoladeo Ghana National Park.
Day 07 - Tuesday - Agra
Arrival - 14.30 Hrs
Sightseeing in Fatehpur Sikri. Lunch at a hotel and sightseeing in Agra.
Day 08 - Wednesday - Delhi
Arrival - 06.00 hrs
Dinner on board. Arrival at Delhi Cantt Railway station next morning.
Breakfast on board the train. And we end the unforgettable journey here.