Palace On Wheels


Information on the Palace on Wheels
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Palace on Wheels has found its place in the world's top ten luxury trains. A journey on Palace on Wheels gets you to the bottom of the traditional,cultural,natural and architectural affluence of India. As its name implies the train reflects the aura of a magnificent palace with full comfort and full enjoyment of its passengers.

The perfect blend of exterior splendor and interior beauty recreates the charms of the bygone era,fusing it with the comforts of the modern amenities. The Palace on Wheels is one of the world's most exciting rail journeys. The facilities are offered on board are a series of restuarants,a library,a bar,lounges,individually designed saloons with en-suite bathrooms,personal attendants and a lot more. Additionally traditional royal welcome will charm you everywhere.

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There are 14 coaches of the Palace On Wheels that are named after former Rajput states : Kota,Jaipur,Udaipur,Jaisalmer,Jodhpur,Kishangarh,Bundi,Dungarpur,Bharatpur,Bikaner,Alwar,Sirohi,Jhalawar and Dholpur. The eight days tour starts from Delhi and comes back to the city after going through,in order:

Tariff Plan,Palace On Wheels :

(September 2004 to April 2005 per person per night ) :
  • Single Occupancy : US $ 485
  • Double Occupancy : US $ 350
  • Triple Occupancy : US $ 285
Itinerary,Palace On Wheels :

  • Day 1 - Delhi

    1600 hours: Reporting Time at Delhi Cantonment Railway Station.
    1745 hours: The Journey Begins...
    2000 hours: Dinner time

  • Day 2 - Jaipur

    0000 hours: Arrival at Jaipur
    0730 hours: Breakfast time
    0830 hours: Sightseeing [ Hawa mahal,Amber Fort,City palace and Jantar mantar]
    1300 hours: Lunch served at the Rambagh Palace Hotel.
    1700 hours: Departure
    2000 hours: Dinner time

  • Day 3 - Jaisalmer

    0615 hours: Arrival at Jaisalmer
    0730 hours: Breakfast time
    0830 hours: Sightseeing [ Jaisalmer Fort,Patwon ki Haveli,Salim Singh ki Haveli and Gadsisar Sagar Tank ]
    1300 hours: Lunch time
    1700 hours: Camel safari amongst sand dunes.
    1930 hours: Dinner served while you enjoy a cultural programme.
    2300 hours: Departure

  • Day 4 - Jodhpur

    0730 hours: Breakfast time
    0800 hours: Arrival at Jodhpur
    0830 hours: Sightseeing [ Mehrangarh Fort,Jaswant Thada,and Umaid Bhawan Palace ]
    1300 hours: Lunch served at the Umaid Bhawan Palace.
    1530 hours: Departure
    2000 hours: Dinner time

  • Day 5 - (Morning) Ranthambore Tiger Sanctuary,(Afternoon) Chittaurgarh Fort

    0400 hours: Arrival at Sawai Madhopur
    0630 hours: Breakfast time (onboard )
    0700 hours: Visit the Ranthambhore National Park
    1100 hours: Departure
    1300 hours: Lunch time
    1530 hours: Arrival at Chittaurgarh
    1600 hours: Sightseeing [ Chittaurgarh Fort ]
    2000 hours: Dinner time

  • Day 6 - Udaipur

    0645 hours: Breakfast time
    0730 hours: Sightseeing [ Lake Palace,Jag Mandir,City Palace and Sahelion ki Bari ]
    1230 hours: Lunch served at the Lake Palace Hotel.
    2000 hours: Departure
    2000 hours: Dinner time

  • Day 7 - (Morning) Agra,(Afternoon) Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

    Morning: Visit Taj Mahal,the eternal symbol of love.
    1300 hours: Lunch time
    Afternoon: Visit the Keoladeo Ghana National Park at Bharatpur,one of the most famous bird sanctuaries.
    Night: Departure for Delhi
    Dinner is served on board.

  • Day 8 - Delhi

    0500 hours: Arrival at Delhi Cantonment Railway Station.
    0745 hours: Breakfast is served on board before you get off.