Palace on Wheels & Delhi - Luxury Tour
Delhi- Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittaurgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur – Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
In times gone by, the rulers of the princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India travelled by these luxurious coaches. You can experience the same memorable and glorious past in this special heritage tourist train - a journey that takes you to the royal land of sand dunes, regal forts and palaces, to the timeless beauty of the Taj Mahal.
- Tuk Tuk ride & dinner at Haveli, Old Delhi
- Rickshaw ride in Delhi
- Heritage Train experience
- Palaces, Temples & Forts
- Ranthambhore National Park
- Vist to Taj Mahal
Note: Train departs every Wednesday from October to March.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 (Mon): Delhi Arrival
Upon arrival at Delhi Airport, you will be met and greeted and transferred to your hotel by luxury vehicle.
Accommodation: 2 nights at The Imperial Hotel in a Heritage Room.
Day 2 (Tue): Delhi (B/D)
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort. Take a rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk. Later visit Rajghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. In the afternoon enjoy the sights of New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar and Humayun’s tomb. Later drive past President house, parliament building, Rajpath and India Gate. In the evening take a decorated TUK-TUK ride to Dharampura Haveli in Old Delhi for dinner and an experience of historic grandeur with contemporary comforts.
Day 3 (Wed): Delhi (D)
Day at leisure before an afternoon transfer to the station for a red carpet welcome, while boarding the Palace on Wheels. In the evening depart for your journey into the heart of fascinating Rajasthan.
Day 4 (Thu): Jaipur (B/L/D)
Enjoy a full day tour of the Pink City of Jaipur, visiting Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, followed by a visit to the Amber Fort by Jeep . In the afternoon, visit the City Palace Museum and Observatory.
Day 5 (Fri): Sawai Madhopur - Chittaurgarh (B/L/D)
Arrive into Sawai Madhopur and visit Ranthambhore National Park - this wildlife sanctuary is the country’s best for observing and photographing tiger activities. The train leaves in the afternoon for Chittaurgarh. Explore the historic fort, with its legends of valour and chivalry, before continuing on to Udaipur.
Day 6 (Sat): Udaipur (B/L/D)
Udaipur, the Lake City, is one of the most romantic cities of the East. Two of the most beautiful sites of Udaipur are the dream-like marble palaces - the Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and the Jag Mandir, which appear to rise from the blue waters of Lake Pichola. Visit the City Palace overlooking Lake Pichola.
Day 7 (Sun): Jaisalmer (B/L/D)
In the heart of the Thar Desert, lies Jaisalmer, a walled city. See the palaces, Jain temples and magnificent Havelis. After lunch on board, visit sand dunes of Sam and enjoy camel rides in the desert. Dinner and cultural program at hotel before returning to the Palace on Wheels.
Day 8 (Mon): Jodhpur (B/L/D)
Arrive in Jodhpur and visit Meherangarh Fort - one of the most impressive and formidable in Rajasthan, Jaswant Thada, the Royal Cenotaphs and Mahamandir, an architectural wonder with 84 intricately carved pillars. In the afternoon, visit handicraft showrooms for some bargains.
Day 9 (Tue): Bharatpur - Agra (B/L/D)
Arrive into Bharatpur and visit the world famous bird sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, the nesting place for thousands of species of birds. A short journey takes you to Agra to visit the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal, a pristine monument of undying love. Agra is known for its splendid marble inlay work like the Pietra Dura work on the Taj, leather goods and
Day 10 (Wed): Delhi (B)
Palace on Wheels arrives into Delhi, disembark after breakfast and transfer to your hotel . Rest of the day at leisure. Accommodation: 1 night at The Imperial Hotel in a Heritage Room.
Day 11 (Thu): Delhi (B)
Transfer to international airport to connect to onward flight
India - Best time to Travel
North India from mid-September until mid-April experiences generally pleasant weather and then gets warm. Hilly areas of the north and east India have cooler climates throughout the year. South and West India are moderate year-round.
Wildlife Parks in India close from May/June until September or October. Check with your travel specialist before finalising plans.
Excluded: International flights, visa, insurance and items of a personal nature.
Prices shown are indicative based on 5* hotels in deluxe category rooms or suites, per person twin share, based on low season travel until 30 September 2018.
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All prices are subject to change due to fluctuation in rate of exchange, introduction of new government levies or increase in fuel prices.
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This featured itinerary can be customised to meet your requirements. You may want to add an extra day or two to any itinerary, or stay in a different hotel - we can design a personalised itinerary to suit - nothing is too much or too little for us.
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- Local English speaking guide will escort you when you visit sights and attractions contributing historical knowledge with the personal touches only a local can provide.
- Meals as outlined in the itinerary
- Entrance fees as outlined in the interary