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Palace on Wheels Tours, Rajasthan

Ever wondered what it feels like to live inside a huge ornate palace of a Maharaja, Palace on Wheels having separate saloons, exquisite rooms exuding an Old World charm? If you wish to experience the royal hospitality, then what could be a better way to do so than to book a weeklong trip on Palace on Wheels and share the diverse life and the regal splendor of Rajasthan on wheels!

Get transported to a world of regality and be treated like a king, for the Palace on Wheels is not a train but a moving palace. There are four coupes in each coach, with wall to wall carpeting, a lounge car with a well stocked bar and two restaurant cars providing exclusive personalised service, to make your journey truly enjoyable and comfortable. Of course when it comes to food the delectable Indian, Continental and the sumptuous Rajasthani cuisine will be served to you making your journey an unforgettable experience. The eight-day long majestic journey begins on every Wednesday from September to April every year, chugging out gently out of Delhi into the opulent Rajasthan.
Itineraries
Day1:
Get aboard the palace on wheels amidst a traditionally ceremonial welcome, accorded by colourfully attired men and women, at the Delhi Cantonment Railway Station, from where the journey begins.

Day2:
First stop is the Pink City of Jaipur. At the entrance caparisoned elephants and strains of the shehnai will greet you, lunch will be at Rambagh Palace. Discover Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Amber Fort, the silent sentinels of a glorious bygone era.

Day3:
Images of love and valour of Maharana Pratap, scars of battles lost and won, that's Chittorgarh for you. Followed by a bus trip to the city of Lake Palaces, gardens, temples and Forts, Udaipur. Lunch will be held at the Lake Palace Hotel.

Day4:
Welcome to the forested place of Sawai Madhopur and the beautiful 10th century fort of Ranthambore, surrounded by the Ranthambor National Park with a Project Tiger Reserve in it.

Day5:
Jaisalmer, the fairy tale town of Thar Desert is dominated by the sandstone fort of 99 Bastions. There are excellently carved havelis & Palaces and experience the renowned camel safaris & desert camps.

Day6:
Jodhpur is a15th century city surrounded by a high stonewalls with seven gates and countless bastions. Lunch will be held at the Umaid Bhavan Palace.

Day7:
Bharatpur is a wonderland of birds having the popular Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary at Bharatpur, the home of 300 species of Siberian and Chinese migratory birds. Then proceed towards a trip to some of the most exquisite monuments at Fatehpur Sikri and Agra, especially the symbol of eternal love, the Taj Mahal.

Day8:
After a good night?s sleep, wake up in Delhi, with memories of the ethereal journey, closeted in your heart! Breakfast will be given on board and the journey will end from where it began.

Services Provided
Exclusive charters
Hold conferences or simply celebrate success or express gratitude in the lavish and extravagant surroundings, in the most dignified manner when aboard the palace on wheels!

Tariff

  October to March
Single occupancy     US$ 485 per day
Double occupancy    US$ 350 per day
Triple occupancy     US$ 285 per day
  September and April
Single occupancy     US$ 395 per day
Double occupancy    US$ 295 per day
Triple Occupancy    US$ 240 per day
Note: (Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years)
Subject to change without notice

Tour Shedule

Palace On Wheels 2004 Tour Programme
Tour Departures Ex. Delhi
2004
JANUARY 7, 14, 21, 28
FEBURARY 4, 11, 18, 25
MARCH 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
APRIL 7, 14, 21, 28

Palace On Wheels 2005 Tour Programme
Tour Departures Ex. Delhi
2005
JANUARY 5, 12, 19, 26
FEBURARY 2, 9, 16, 23
MARCH 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
APRIL 6, 13, 20, 27

Climate

Climate
Varies from 20degrees F to 35 degrees F between October to March.

General Information

Clothing
Light tropical and light woollens.

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