Palace on Wheels  

An extraordinary train for extraordinary people. A train with historic charm and modern conveniences. A royal train is beckoning you to step aboard for a week of splendor. It takes you on a royal odyssey. Bringing alive the luxury of princely travel of the age of the Raj, the Palace- On- Wheels has been designed to suit modern needs with central air-conditioning, soothing four channel music, interconnected telephone system in the train, a separate pantry and lounge in each coach, comfortable coupes with the privacy of attached bathrooms, two specialty restaurants - 'Maharaja and 'Maharani', serving exotic Indian, continental and Rajasthani cuisine, a well stocked bar, a reading and relaxing coach and friendly smiling attendants serving you round the clock. So what you have decided pack your bag and come to us for your ticket. 

Schedule 
Day
Place
Arrival
Departure
Activities
Time
Wed.

Delhi Cantt

 -
1745-hrs
Dep for Jaipur
Dinner on Board
1745 - hrs
2000 - hrs

Thur.

Jaipur

0000-hrs

1730-hrs
Breakfast on Board
Sight Seeing
Lunch at Palace Hotel
Sight Seeing
Dep for Jaisalmer
Dinner on Board
0730 - 0815-hrs
0830 - 1230-hrs
1300 - 1430-hrs
1430 - 1645-hrs
1730 -hrs
2000 -hrs

Fri.

Jaisalmer

0615-hrs

2300-hrs
Breakfast on Board
Sight Seeing
Lunch on Board and Rest
Visit to Sand Dunes
and Camel Ride
Dinner with Cultural
Programme at Jaislamer
Dep.for Jodhpur

0730 - 0815-hrs

0830 - 1230-hrs
1300 - 1430-hrs
1700 - 1900-hrs
1930 - 2200-hrs
  
  
2300 -hrs

Sat.

Jodhpur

0800-hrs

1530-hrs
Breakfast on Board
Sight Seeing
Lunch at a Palace Hotel
Dep.for Sawai Madhopur
Dinner on Board
0730 - 0815-hrs
0830 - 1230-hrs
1300 - 1500-hrs
1530 -hrs
2000 -hrs

Sun.

Sawai Madhopur

 
    
   
Chittaurgarh

0400-hrs.

  
  
 
 
1530-hrs
1100-hrs
Breakfast on Board
Visit to National Park
Dep.for Chittaurgarh
Lunch on Board
SightSeeing- Chittaurgarh Fort
Dinner on Board
0630 - 0730-hrs
0700 - 1000-hrs
1100 -hrs
1300 -hrs
1600 - 1800-hrs
2000 -hrs

Mon.

Chitturgarh
 
 
   
Udaipur 

2000-hrs
Breakfast on Board
Sight seeing at Udaipur
Lunch at a Palace Hotel
Dep. for Bharatpur
Dinner on Board
0645 - 0715-hrs
0730 - 1930-hrs
1230 - 1430-hrs
2000 -hrs
2000 -hrs

Tue.

Bhartpur 
 
 
 
  
  
Agra

0600-hrs

2300-hrs
Visit to National Bird Sanctuary at Forest Lodge
Sight seeing at Fatehpur Sikri
Lunch on Board
Sight seeing- Agra and Taj Mahal
Dinner on Board
Dep. for Delhi

0730 - 0830-hrs

 
0830 - 0930-hrs
1300 -hrs
1500 - 1700-hrs
 
2000 -hrs
2300 -hrs

Wed.

Delhi Cantt.

0600-hrs
 
Breakfast on Board
Tours Ends

0700 -0830-hrs

0830 -hrs
 

Facilities 

Feel like the royalty on board the Palace on Wheels - a completely self-train. Fully air-conditioned, the train comprises of 14 deluxe saloons, equipped with class amenities to enhance the pleasure of travelling. Each saloon is a combination of 4 twin-bedded chambers with channel music, intercom, attached toilets, running hot & cold water, shower and wall to wall carpeting. The lounge car recaptures the royal style, pomp & pageantry, the quality of the era gone by. The two dining cars-the Maharaja and the Maharani have a traditional Rajasthani ambience serving continental, Indian and Rajasthani cuisine. The coaches are named after the erstwhile princely states: Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dhaulpur, Dungarpur, Jaipur, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur. What's more, each saloon has personal attendants or 'Khidmatgars', who are at your call whenever you need anything.

Information & Tariff 

Occupancy Type   October 2004 to March 2005 
(per person)
Total for 7 nights
(per person)
Single occupancy US $ 485.00 3395.00
Double occupancy US $ 350.00 2450.00
Triple occupancy US $ 285.00 1995.00

(Half fare for children between 5 to 12 year of age)

Tariff is inclusive of travel/catering/conducted sightseeing/entrance fee at monuments/parks/cultural programmes /camel ride/boat ride/rickshaw ride and for still cameras. Guest has to pay for video cameras, liquor, laundry and other itmes of personal nature. 

Note 10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas / New year.

Terms & conditions for reservation/cancellation of passenger on the Palace on Wheels 

Booking 

a) 20% of the ticket value at the time of booking.

 

b) 80% of the ticket value 30 days prior to departure. 

 

Cancellation 

a) 5% of the ticket value 60 days prior to departure. 

 

b) 20% of ticket value 30-59 days prior to departure. 

 

c) 50% of ticket value 15-29 days prior to departure. 

 

d) 100% of ticket value 14 days prior to departure. 

 

Reporting time is 7 PM at Delhi Cantt. Railway Station.

Meals 

The two restaurant cars, the Maharaja and the Maharani, serve a range of Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine. Menus are changed seasonally.

Climate 

Varies from 8 C to 25 C between September to March & in April around 30 C.

Clothing Recommended 

Light tropical / light woolens

Other Facilities 

Doctor on call at the next station. Money exchange facility/ credit cards. Adequate safety and security arrangements. Complimentary mineral water on board/ in the coach during sightseeing/ and at hotels. Assistance for travel arrangements on completion of the tour. Voltage available on the train 110/230 V.

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