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Palace on Wheels Train

Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
(7 Nights / 8 Days)

Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation along with the Indian Railways, introduced the first luxury train in India in 1982, called the Palace on Wheels. The train being inspired by the personal carriages of former Maharajas', Nizams and Viceroys of India takes you to the past ages of Indian royalty.

Avail the top-notch facilities inside the luxury cabins of the train. Experience the royal atmosphere and get pampered inside the train. A pleasant vacation is ensured in Rajasthan through this journey. This train is awarded as the World’s 4th Best Luxury Train in the year 2010 for it offers an outstanding and authentic tour.

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Detail Itinerary

Explore the best of the land of Maharajas'-Rajasthan in 7 nights and 8 days through Palace on Wheels. The journey will let you get the glimpses of World Heritage Sites like Taj Mahal, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Chittorgarh Fort and Amber Fort. The journey covers major destinations such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, City of Lakes - Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Ranthambore.

Day 01 Wednesday : Delhi - Journey of A Lifetime Begins

Palace on wheels journey through the pages of history shall begin on Wednesday – the day of the week when the train officially runs. On the beginning of the day, we shall welcome you aboard with true and ethnic Rajasthani welcome and a warm drink. On boarding the train, enjoy the beauty of the train from inside and feel like a Royal yourself!

Palace on Wheels Arrival

1600 hrs : Reporting at Safdarjung Railway Station and check in
1830 hrs : Leave for Jaipur
1930 hrs : Dinner at Palace on Wheels

Day 02 Thursday Jaipur (The Pink City)

Journey towards Jaipurthe Pink City of Rajasthan is overnight. The second day of the tour shall see you stepping down in Jaipur. Established by Maharajah Sawai Jai Singh II, it is one of the most beautiful cities of Rajasthan. So, soon after you finish your breakfast on board; we will take you around. Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, City Palace. Dinner shall be served on board.

Jaipur0345 hrs : Arrival in Jaipur
0700 hrs : Breakfast onboard Palace on Wheels
0800 hrs : Traditional welcome at Jaipur Railway Station
0830 hrs : De-board and city tour
1330 hrs : Lunch at Amber Fort
1500 hrs : Amber Fort tour
1630 hrs : Local market tour
1800 hrs : Tea and leisure
1900 hrs : Back to Jaipur
2000 hrs : Dinner at Jai Mahal Palace
Book This Train 2200 hrs : Onward journey to Sawai Madhopur

Day 03 Friday Sawai Madhopur / Chittorgarh

On the 3rd day of the travel we shall reach Sawai Madhpur which is famous for its National Park. Ranthambore. It was founded by Maharajah Sawai Madho Singh I. It is also considered one of the best place in India to see tigers! In the afternoon we will back on board for lunch. Chittorgarh is our next destination! Chittorgarh is a place where history resounds itself. Chittorgarh is famours for its Fort which is the largest in India. . Enjoy your evening tea and dinner on board and sleep tight!

0600 hrs : Jungle safari to Ranthambore National Park
0915 hrs : breakfast at forest lodge
1000 hrs : Back to Palace on Wheels
1030 hrs : Leave for Chittorgarh
1300 hrs : Lunch
1600 hrs : Arrival in Chittorgarh
1630 hrs : Chittorgarh Fort sightseeing tour
1800 hrs : Tea and refreshments at Chittorgarh Fort’s cafeteria, enjoy beautiful light and sound show

Day 04 Saturday Udaipur (City of Lake)

One of the most enduring places in Rajasthan is Udaipur – with lakes all around! It’s a place which reminisces the Mewar history in the form of its Historical Buildings. See here Jag Niwas Palace or the Lake Palace. In the evening, we shall return back to Palace on Wheels where dinner shall be served.

Udaipur0800 hrs : Arrival in Udaipur- “the Lake City”
0815 hrs : Breakfast in a deluxe hotel
0900 hrs : Udaipur city tour
1330 hrs : Lunch in a heritage hotel
1430 hrs : Boat ride in Lake Pichola
1500 hrs : Back to the railway station
1530 hrs : Tea & refreshments onboard Palace on Wheels (on journey to Jaisalmer)
1930 hrs : Dinner aboard Palace on Wheels

Day 05 Sunday Jaisalmer (The Golden City)

Jaisalmer (The Land of Forts and Havelis) is where sand dance to the waves of winds and yellow sand-stone forts. Established by Maharana Rawal Jaisal; this city boasts of the royalty of northern India. Here we will take you to a city tour of Fort Palace, Jain Temples, Salim – Singh Ki – Haveli/Nathmal – Ji ki Haveli and Desert Cultural Centre and Museum. Dinner shall be served in the Desert Camp; after which we will return back to the train for further journey.

Jaisalmer0915 hrs : Jaisalmer city tour
1330 hrs : Onboard lunch in Palace on Wheels or at deluxe Moomal Hotel
1530 hrs : Tea and refreshments in Jaisalmer, a camel ride
1930 hrs : Royal dinner and colorful cultural program
2300 hrs : Embark the train and leave for Jodhpur

Day 06 Monday Jodhpur (The Blue City)

Next destination on Palace on Wheels is Jodhpur – the land of the Sun! Enclosed in high walls of fort – its famous for its summers and Umed Palace – the Royal Residence of present Prince of Rajasthan. Soon after shopping we will return back to the train for further journey. Dinner shall be served on board.

Jodhpur 0700 Hrs : Reach Jodhpur Railway Station
0730 Hrs : Enjoy your breakfast in Palace on Wheels
0900 Hrs : Sightseeing tour of Jodhpur
1400 Hrs : Have your lunch either onboard or in a deluxe resort
1530 Hrs : Embark the train to relax and move to Bharatpur
1930 Hrs : A royal dinner onboard

Day 07 Monday Bharatpur / Agra

Bharatpur is where the Keoladeo Ghana National Park is located. Home to over 230 species of migratory birds including rare Siberian Crane; it is considered UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. We shall move on from here to Agra – to see the TAJ MAHAL – one of the SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD. On reaching here immerse yourself in the beauty of this timeless symbol of eternal love.

Agra0600 hrs : Leave for Keoladeo Ghana National Park
0730 hrs : Breakfast in a deluxe lodge (of the forest)
0830 hrs : Embark the train
0845 hrs : Leave for Agra
1030 hrs : Arrive in Agra
1100 hrs : Agra city tour
1330 hrs : Lunch in a deluxe hotel of Agra
1500 hrs : A visit to Taj Mahal
1730 hrs : City market tour
1830 hrs : Enjoy light and sound show

Day 08 Sunday Delhi (Departure)

Next morning, we will reach Safdarjung Railway Station – your place to leave Palace on Wheels and carry the memories with you……

Delhi - The Memories For A Lifetime Begins
0600 Hours Arrival at Delhi Cantt
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Palace on Wheels Departure Dates - 2017 & 2018 :

Month Departure Dates
Setember, 2017 6, 13, 20,27
October, 2017 4, 11, 18, 25
November, 2017 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December, 2017 6, 13, 20, 27
January, 2018 3, 10, 17, 24
February, 2018 7, 14, 21, 28
March, 2018 7, 14, 21, 28
April, 2018 4, 11, 18, 25

Palace on Wheels Price :

Palace on Wheels Tariff for Peak Season
( October 2017 To March 2018 )

Cabin Type Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost (7 Nights & 8 Days)
Single occupancy USD 865 USD 6055
Twin sharing USD 650 USD 4550
Triple sharing USD 575 USD 4025

Palace on Wheels Tariff for Lean Season
( September 2017 & April 2018 )

Cabin Type Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost (7 Nights & 8 Days)
Single occupancy USD 650 USD 4500
Twin sharing USD 500 USD 3500
Triple sharing USD 450 USD 3150

Terms & Conditions

  • Children below the age of 5 years can travel with a 10% of charge of the total cost of the journey. For children in the age group of 5 to 12 years, half of the journey cost will be charged. At the time of issuance of tickets, age proof certificate of the child/children needs to be furnished.
  • For special festive departures like Christmas (25th December) and New Year (1st January), a surcharge of 10% will be added on the total fare of the Palace on Wheels train tour.
  • On total journey price of Palace on Wheels, Service Tax @ 9% will be applicable.
  • Against the payment of commercial taxes, USD 15 will be charged per pax in addition to the tariff.
  • The above mentioned tariff is subject to change without a prior notification.


The fare of Palace on Wheels covers the following -

Travel, catering, conducted sightseeing, entrance fee at monuments/parks/palaces, cultural programs, camel ride at Jaisalmer, boat ride at Udaipur and rickshaw ride at Bharatpur.

The fare of Palace on Wheels doesn't cover the following -

Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, business car facilities, liquor and other items of personal nature.

Booking Policy

For the fully independent travelers (FITs)
  • 50% of the tariff at the time of the confirmation of the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of the tariff needs to be paid 60 days prior to departure.
For group tours
  • 50% of the tariff while confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of the tariff 75 days prior to the journey.

Cancellation Policy

In case of travelers want to cancel the tour, they need to intimate Palace on Wheels via fax or e-mail. The refund of the money is solely based upon the number of days left for the departure of the train :

For the fully independent travelers (FITs)-
  • In case cancellation is made 60 days prior to departure, 95% of ticket value will be refunded.
  • In case cancellation is made 30-59 days prior to departure, 80% of the ticket value will be refunded.
  • If the travelers made the cancellation in less than 30 days before departure, 0% of ticket value will be refunded.
In case of group tours -
  • 90% of ticket value will be returned if the tour is cancelled 60 days prior to departure.
  • 0% of the ticket value will be returned in case the cancellation is made 0 to 59 days before departure.
*The Itinerary and tariff of Palace on Wheels is subject to change without a prior notification.
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