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Palace On Wheels Itinerary

Voted No.4 Luxury Train in the World

Palace on Wheels” which start and end the ( 7 nights and 8 days ) tour from Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi take it guests on a number of splendid places of golden landscape of Rajasthan such as Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra. Experience the rich culture and heritage of India through Palace on Wheels train.

Tour Highlights

Journey Route

Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi

Timings for Check In and Check Out

  • Check In : 4:00 PM at Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi
  • Check Out : 07:30 AM at Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1 (Wednesday) : Delhi

Delhi is the national capital of India that represents the vibrant colors and tradition of the India. It is a hub of tradition, culture, and politics. The city houses several architectural wonders of ancient and medieval period.

Day Highlights
  • 16:00 Hrs : Reporting time at Safdarjung Railway Station for check in process
  • 18:30 Hrs : Leave for Jaipur and enjoy Royal Dinner on-board Palace on Wheels

Day 2 (Thursday) : Jaipur

The 'Pink City' Jaipur was founded in the year 1727 which serves as a versatile tourist destination. The city is the capital of Rajasthan that has rich historical past and houses magnificent forts, havelis or palaces and colorful bazaars.

Day Highlights
  • 02:00 Hrs : Arrival at Jaipur
  • 07:00 Hrs : Enjoy your breakfast onboard
  • 08:00 Hrs : Get a traditional welcome with Shenai & Garland (Kali Godi Dance) at the Jaipur Railway Station on your arrival
  • 08:15 Hrs : De-board the train and begin 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 : An excursion to Amber Fort
  • 17:00 Hrs : A visit to the local markets
  • 19:00 Hrs : Return back to the train
  • 19:30 Hrs : Enjoy a royal dinner onboard the train.
  • 20:00 Hrs : Embark Palace on Wheels to continue the journey to Sawai Madhopur from Durgapura Railway Station Jaipur

Day 3 (Friday) : Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh

Sawai Madhopur is one of the beautiful cities of Rajasthan, which has become famous for Ranthambore National Park. The park is enhanced with the Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur planned and founded this city.

Chittorgarh is another popular city of Rajasthan, famous for its tales of bravery, royalty and romance. It is located on the banks of rivers Gambhiri and Berach. The city was the former capital of Mewar. The major attractions of this city include ruined castles, significant forts, and other glorious grand structures. The city has 7 huge entries.

Day Highlights
  • 04:45 Hrs : Arrival at Sawai Madhopur Railway Station
  • 06:00 Hrs : Start your early morning Jungle Safari at Ranthambore National Park
  • 10:00 Hrs : Relish breakfast onboard the train
  • 10:20 Hrs : Leave for Chittorgarh & Lunch onboard the train
  • 15:00 Hrs : Arrival at Chittorgarh
  • 16:00 Hrs : Departure for Sight Seeing and Evening Tea at Chittorgarh Fort
  • 18:00 Hrs : Have some refreshments with your evening tea at the cafeteria of Chittorgarh Fort followed by an enchanting light and sound show
  • 20:00 Hrs : Return back to the train and dinner onboard.

Day 4 (Saturday) : Udaipur

You will then visit Udaipur, the 'City of Lakes' the most romantic city of Rajasthan that has picturesque backdrop. Rajputana palaces and lakes are the places of attractions in Udaipur. The city was founded by Maharana Udai Singh II.

Day Highlights
  • 02:00 Hrs : Departure from Chittorgarh
  • 07:00 Hrs : Arrive at the lake city Udaipur
  • 07:30 Hrs : Enjoy a refreshing breakfast onboard
  • 09:00 Hrs : Go for off-train excursion tours in the city such as Saheliyon Ki Bari, shopping and City Palace & Crystal Gallery
  • 13:30 Hrs : Relish a royal lunch at Fateh Prakash Hotel
  • 14:00 Hrs : A boat ride in the Lake Pichola will add charm to the tour and enjoy tea at Jagmandir Palace
  • 15:30 Hrs : Return 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 : Enjoy a sumptuous dinner onboard and continue your journey to Jaisalmer

Day 5 (Sunday) : Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City is popular world-wide for its fort called Jaisalmer Fort. In 1156 AD, a Rajput ruler- Maharawal Jaisal Singh had established the city and therefore, the city was named after him. The city hosts an annual Desert Festival, which draws numerous tourists every year.

Day Highlights
  • 07:30 Hrs : Enjoy your breakfast on board the luxury train
  • 09:00 Hrs : 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 : Enjoy tea and departure for Sam sand dunes of Jaisalmer and a camel ride
  • 19:00 Hrs : Get back to the train
  • 19:45 Hrs : Enjoy Cultural Programme at hotel Gaurbandh Palace and dinner onboard
  • 23:45 Hrs : Train move towards Jodhpur

Day 6 (Monday) : Jodhpur

Jodhpur also known as the 'Sun City' and the 'Blue City' was once the capital city of the kingdom of Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination located at a close proximity to the Thar Desert. It houses magnificent forts and innumerable attractions that make it worth visiting.

Day Highlights
  • 07:00 Hrs : Reach Jodhpur at Mandor 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 Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Visit of Umaid Bhawan Palace & shopping 
  • 13:30 Hrs : Have your lunch either onboard or in a deluxe resort at Ajit Bhawan Palace
  • 16:00 Hrs : Get back to the train 
  • 16:30 Hrs : Continue your journey to Bharatpur 
  • 19:30 Hrs :A royal dinner onboard

Day 7 (Tuesday) : Bharatpur/Agra

There are enchanting fountains, towering modern buildings and golden domes are the major attractions of this desert. Highlights during the tour will be a visit to the National Museum and Kipchak Mosque.

Day Highlights
  • 06:00 Hrs : Arrival at Bharatpur
  • 06:30 Hrs : Bird viewing at early morning in Keoladeo Ghana National Park
  • 08:45 Hrs : Return back to the train
  • 09:00Hrs : Have your Breakfast onboard the train and Continue train journey to Agra
  • 11:00Hrs : Arrive at Agra Cantt. Railway Station
  • 11:00 Hrs : Sightseeing tour of Agra
  • 13:30 Hrs : A delicious lunch in the train or at one of the finest Clarks Shiraz hotel in Agra
  • 15:00 Hrs : Explore the beauty of magnificent Taj Mahal
  • 18:00 Hrs : Stroll around the city market for shopping
  • 19:30 Hrs : Have your dinner onboard the train
  • 20:45 Hrs : Departure for Delhi from Agra Cantt. Railway Station

Day 8 (Wednesday) : Delhi

Today, early morning you will be return back to Delhi. Have breakfast onboard the train. The royal journey of 7 nights and 8 days comes to an end. Hope you had precious memories with "Palace on Wheels".