Palace on Wheels Train

Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation along with the Indian Railways, introduced the first luxury train of India in 1982, called the Palace on Wheels. The train is inspired by the personal carriages of former Maharajas, Nizams and Viceroys of India and takes you to the past ages of Indian royalty. This royal like train was awarded as the World’s 4th Best Luxury Train in the year 2010 for it offers an outstanding and authentic tour.


Destinations Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi

Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days

Day 1 :Delhi - Journey of a Lifetime
Welcome ceremony at Palace on Wheels

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!

16:00 Hrs : Reporting at Safdarjung Railway Station and check in process

18:30 Hrs : Leave for Jaipur and enjoy Dinner onboard Palace on Wheels

Day 2 :Jaipur (The Pink City)
Jaipur Hawa Mahal

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.

02:00 Hrs : Arrival in Jaipur
07:00 Hrs : Breakfast onboard Palace on Wheels
08:00 Hrs : Traditional welcome with Shehnai & Garland (Kali Godi Dance) at Jaipur Railway Station
08:15 Hrs : De-board the luxury train and start your city sightseeing tour
13:30 Hrs : Visit to Albert Hall Museum, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Shopping, Elephant ride and Lunch at 1135 AD Restaurant at Amber Fort
15:00 Hrs : Amber Fort tour
17:00 Hrs : Local market tour
19:00 Hrs : Return back to the train
19:30 Hrs : Enjoy Royal Dinner onboard the train
20:00 Hrs : Palace on Wheels continue the journey to the next destination Sawai Madhopur from Durgapura Railway Station Jaipur

Day 3 :Sawai Madhopur / Chittorgarh
Sawai Madhopur

On the 3rd day of the travel we shall reach Sawai Madhopur which is famous for Ranthambore National Park. It was founded by Maharajah Sawai Madho Singh I. It is also considered one of the best place in India to see tigers! Chittorgarh is our next destination! Chittorgarh is a place where history resounds itself. Chittorgarh is famous for its Fort which is the largest in India.

04:45 Hrs : Arrival at Sawai Madhopur Railway Station
06:00 Hrs : Begin your early morning with Jungle Safari at Ranthambore National Park
10:00 Hrs : Have your delicious breakfast at a forest lodge
10:20 Hrs : Leave for Chittorgarh and enjoy lunch onboard the train
15:00 Hrs : Arrival at Chittorgarh
16:00 Hrs : Go for sightseeing tour and enjoy evening tea at Chittorgarh Fort
18:00 Hrs : Chittorgarh Fort sightseeing tour
1800 Hrs : Enjoy evening tea and refreshments at Chittorgarh Fort’s cafeteria, enjoy beautiful light and sound show
20:00 Hrs : Return back to the train and dinner onboard.

Day 4 :Udaipur (City of Lake)
City of Lake Udaipur

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.

02:00 Hrs : Departure from Chittorgarh
07:00 Hrs : Train arrive the city of lakes, Udaipur.
07:30 Hrs : Enjoy your delicious breakfast onboard the train
09:00 Hrs : Go for off-train excursion tours in the city such as Saheliyon Ki Bari, shopping, City Palace & Crystal Gallery
13:30 Hrs : Enjoy your royal lunch at Fateh Prakash Hotel
14:00 Hrs : Boat ride in Lake Pichola will add charm to the tour and enjoy tea at Jagmandir Palace
15:30 Hrs : Back to the railway station
15:30 Hrs : Evening tea along with refreshments will be served onboard the train during the journey to Jaisalmer
16:00 Hrs : Dinner aboard Palace on Wheels and continue your journey to the next destination, Jaisalmer

Day 5 :Jaisalmer (The Golden City)
Camel ride Jodhpur

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. Jaisalmer city hosts an annual Desert Festival which attracts many tourists every year.

07:30 Hrs : Start your day with an onboard breakfast
09:00 Hrs : Luxury train arrive at the Jaisalmer
09:30 Hrs : Go for Sighseeing in the city of Jaisalmer. Take a tour of Gadsisar Lake, Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon ki Haveli, Nathmal ji ki Havelies and City Walk
13:30 Hrs : Enjoy your lunch onboard the train
16:00 Hrs : Tea and refreshments in Jaisalmer, departs for Sam sand dunes and a camel ride
19:00 Hrs : Return back to the train
19:45 Hrs : Enjoy Colorful cultural program at hotel Gaurbandh Palace and dinner onboard
23:45 Hrs : Train proceeds to the next destination Jodhpur

Day 6 :Jodhpur (The Blue City)
Mehrangarh fort

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 Umaid Palace – the Royal Residence of present Prince of Rajasthan.

07:00 Hrs : Reach Jodhpur at Mandore Railway Station
07:30 Hrs : Enjoy your breakfast in Palace on Wheels
09:00 Hrs : Sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Explore various sightseeing in Jodhpur such as Meharangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Visit of Umaid Bhawan Museum & shopping.
13:30 Hrs : Have your lunch either onboard or in a deluxe resort at Ajit Bhawan Palace
16:00 Hrs : Return back to the train
16:30 Hrs : Embark the train to relax and move to Bharatpur

Day 7 : Bharatpur / Agra
Agra Taj Mahal

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.

06:00 Hrs : Arrival at Bharatpur
06:30 Hrs : Bird watching at early morning in Keoladeo Ghana National Park
08:45 Hrs : Return back to the train
09:00 Hrs : Have your Breakfast onboard the train and Continue your journey to Agra
11:00 Hrs : Arrive at Agra Cantt. Railway Station
11:00 Hrs : Agra city tour
13:30 Hrs : A royal lunch in the train or at one of the finest Clarks Shiraz hotel in Agra
15:00 Hrs : A visit to the magnificient Taj Mahal
18:00 Hrs : Stroll around the city market for shopping
19:30 Hrs : Dinner will be served onboard the train

Day 8 :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
02:30 Hrs Arrive at the Safdarjung Railway Station
06:00 Hrs Enjoy breakfast onboard the train
07:30 Hrs Journey comes to an end

Palace on Wheels Departure Dates 2024 - 2025

Tarrif for Passport Holders

Peak Season Tarrif (2024-25)

October 2024 to March 2025(Except December 2024)
Occupancy Type Price (Per Person Per Night) Total Amount (7N / 8D)
Presidential Suite USD 3510 USD 24570
Super Deluxe (Per Cabin) USD 2748 USD 19236
Single Occupancy USD 1501 USD 10507
Double Occupancy USD 976 USD 6832

High Peak Season Tarrif (2024-25)

December 2024 Only
Occupancy Type Price (Per Person Per Night) Total Amount (7N / 8D)
Presidential Suite USD 3894 USD 27258
Super Deluxe (Per Cabin) USD 2972 USD 20804
Single Occupancy (Per Pax) USD 1696 USD 11872
Double Occupancy (Per Pax) USD 1103 USD 7721

Lean Season Tarrif (2024-25)

September 2024 & April 2025 Only
Occupancy Type Price (Per Person Per Night) Total Amount (7N / 8D)
Presidential Suite (Per Cabin) USD 3223 USD 22561
Super Deluxe (Per Cabin) USD 2629 USD 18403
Single Occupancy (Per Cabin) USD 1328 USD 9296
Double Occupancy (Per Cabin) USD 864 USD 6048
Tarrif for Inidian

Peak Season Tarrif (2024-25)

October 2024 to March 2025(Except December 2024)
Occupancy Type Price (Per Person Per Night) Total Amount (7N / 8D)
Presidential Suite (Per Cabin) INR 291330 INR 2039310
Super Deluxe (Per Cabin) INR 228084 INR 1596588
Single Occupancy (Per Pax) INR 124583 INR 872081
Double Occupancy (Per Pax) INR 81008 INR 567056

High Peak Season Tarrif (2024-25)

December 2024 Only
Occupancy Type Price (Per Person Per Night) Total Amount (7N / 8D)
Presidential Suite (Per Cabin) INR 323202 INR 2262414
Super Deluxe (Per Cabin) INR 246676 INR 1726732
Single Occupancy (Per Pax) INR 140768 INR 985376
Double Occupancy (Per Pax) INR 91549 INR 640843

Lean Season Tarrif (2024-25)

September 2024 & April 2025 Only
Occupancy Type Price (Per Person Per Night) Total Amount (7N / 8D)
Presidential Suite (Per Cabin) INR 267509 INR 1872563
Super Deluxe (Per Cabin) INR 218207 INR 1527449
Single Occupancy (Per Pax) INR 110224 INR 771568
Double Occupancy (Per Pax) INR 71712 INR 501984
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