Palace On Wheels Itinerary - 7 Nights/8 Days


Day 1 (Wednesday): New Delhi Depart

Day Highlights
  • 4:00 PM : Arrive at Safdarjung Railway Station for a traditional welcome, including garlanding, tikka, and turban. Complete check-in formalities for the 'Week in Wonderland' train tour.
  • 5.00 PM: Capture memorable moments with the traditionally attired Palace on Wheels staff for a photo-shoot. Personal attendants will then escort guests to their saloon cabins, providing a briefing on cabin facilities.
  • 6:30 PM: Departure for Jaipur. Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink at the Bar Lounge.
  • 8:00 PM Onwards: Dinner is served onboard Palace on Wheels.

Day 2 (Thursday): Jaipur, The Pink City

Day Highlights
  • 4:30 AM: Arrival at Gandhinagar, Jaipur on platform number 2
  • 7:00 AM: Breakfast on board
  • 8:00 AM: Welcome with Rangoli, Shenai, Elephants, KachiGodi Dance, etc.
  • 8:15 AM: Departure for sight-seeing. Train leaves for workshop.
  • 9:00 AM: Visit Albert Hall Museum
  • 10:00 AM: Visit to Hawa Mahal (from outside)
  • 10:30 AM: Visit Jantar Mantar
  • 11:30 AM: Visit City Palace
  • 12:30 PM: Explore the amazing handicraft of Jaipur
  • 1:30 PM: Elephant ride and lunch at Amer Fort
  • 3:00 PM: Visit Amer Fort
  • 6:00 PM: See some more intricate handmade art pieces from local Jaipur artisans
  • 7:15 PM: Arrival on Palace on Wheels at Durgapur
  • 8:00 PM: Dinner onboard. Palace on Wheels departs for Sawai Madhopur

Day 3 (Friday): Sawai Madhopur/Chittorgarh, The Pride of Mewar

Day Highlights
  • 6:50 AM: Arrival at Sawai Madhopur
  • 6:00 AM: Set out for Ranthambhore National Park (Sanctuary visit) by open canters
  • 8:45 AM: Breakfast on board
  • 11:30 AM: Departure for Chittorgarh
  • 1:00 PM: Lunch onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 4:35PM: Departure for sight-seeing. High tea at Fort
  • 7:15 PM: Return to Palace on Wheels
  • 8:00 PM: Dinner on Palace on Wheels
  • 1:40 AM: Enroute Udaipur

Day 4 (Saturday): Udaipur, the City of Lakes

Day Highlights
  • 8:00 AM: Arrival at Udaipur
  • 8:15 AM: Breakfast onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 9:00 AM: Sight-seeing by coach
  • 9:30 AM: Visit to Saheliyon Ki Bari
  • 10:00 AM: Explore some beautiful paintings from the city of lakes
  • 11:00 AM: Visit City Palace
  • 1:00 PM: Lunch at a 5-Star Hotel
  • 3:00 PM: Arrival at Palace on Wheels
  • 4:25 PM: High Tea onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 8:00 PM: Dinner onboard Palace on Wheels. Enroute Jaisalmer

Day 5 (Sunday): Jaisalmer, Oasis in the Desert

Day Highlights
  • 7:30 AM: Breakfast on Palace on Wheels
  • 9:30 AM: Arrival at Jaisalmer with a grand welcome. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jaisalmer Fort.
  • 9:45 AM: Departure for sight-seeing. Visit to Gadsisar Lake, Fort, Havelies & City
  • 1:30 PM: Lunch onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 3:30 PM: Departure for an excursion to Sam sand Dunes in Thar Desert. Enjoy a camel ride, cultural program and high-tea
  • 7:00 PM: Return to Palace on Wheels
  • 7.45 PM: Set out for Dinner & Cultural Programme at 5-Star Hotel
  • 11:00 PM: Return onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 11:30 PM: Enroute Jodhpur

Day 6 (Monday): Jodhpur, The Blue City

Day Highlights
  • 7:00 AM: Arrival at Mandor, Jodhpur. Welcome with Mehrangarh Band
  • 7:30 AM: Breakfast onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 9:00 AM: Departure for Sight Seeing
  • 9:30 AM: See the wonderful Jaswant Thada
  • 10:00 AM: Visit the majestic Mehrangarh fort
  • 12:00 PM: See the intricate patchwork and authentic designer textile pieces
  • 1:30 PM: Lunch at a 5-star hotel
  • 2:30 PM: Visit the historic Umaid Bhawan Museum
  • 3:30 PM: Return to Palace on board
  • 4:30 PM: High-tea onboard Palace on Wheels and departure for Bharatpur
  • 8:00 PM: Dinner onboard Palace on Wheels

Day 7 (Tuesday Early Morning): Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Day Highlights
  • 5:00 AM Arrival at Bharatpur
  • 6:00 AM Set out for Ghana Bird Sanctuary by coach
  • 0630 AM: Arrival at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
  • 6:45 AM Enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride to view a variety of bird species.
  • 8:15 AM Breakfast on board
  • 9:20 AM Enroute Agra

Day 7 (Tuesday Noon): Agra, City of the Taj Mahal

Day Highlights
  • 1:45 AM: Arrive at Agra Cantt
  • 12:15 PM: Visit the Agra Fort
  • 1:30 PM: Lunch at 5-Star Hotel
  • 3:00 PM: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Agra Fort.
  • 5:30 PM: Visit some local marble artifacts from Agra. Free time for shopping.
  • 8:00 PM: Dinner onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 8:45 PM: Departure from Agra Cantt

Day 8 (Wednesday): New Delhi Return

Day Highlights
  • 2:15 AM Arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station
  • 7:00 AM Breakfast onboard Palace on Wheels
  • 8:30 AM Farewell from Palace on Wheels


2024-25 (ending in April 2025) Season New Tariff: 7 Nights Palace on Wheels Train Tour in USD
Occupancy Type Sept. 2024 & April 2025 (Per Night) Oct. 2024 to March 2025 (Per Night) December 2024 (Per Night)
Deluxe Cabin on Single Occupancy US$ 1328 US$ 1328 US$ 1696
Deluxe Cabin on Double Occupancy US$ 864 US$ 976 US$ 1103
Super Deluxe Cabin (same Cost if One Or Two Person Travelling) US$ 2629 US$ 2748 US$ 2972
Presidential Suite (same cost if One or Two Persons Travelling) US$ 3223 US$ 3510 US$ 3894
2024 Season New Tariff: 7 Nights Palace on Wheels Train Tour in INR
Occupancy Type For Two Months of Sept 2024 & April 2025 Departs Five Months From October 2024 to March 2025 Departs (except for Dec month ) For Month of December 2024 Travel
Deluxe Cabin on Single Occupancy INR 1,10,224 INR 1,24,583 INR 1,40,768
Deluxe Cabin on Double Occupancy INR 71,712 INR 81,008 INR 91,549
Super Deluxe Cabin (same Cost if One Or Two Person Travelling) INR 2,18,207 INR 2,28,084 INR 2,46,676
Presidential Suite (same cost if One or Two Persons Travelling) INR 2,67,509 INR 2,91,330 INR 3,23,202
  • The Palace on Wheels on-board management reserves the right to alter timings of the tour in order to suit local logistics.
  • The hotels or restaurants mentioned for off-board meals are subject to change.
  • Overnight travel and stay in a luxury train with AC sleeping chambers featuring private attached bathrooms.
  • Tariff inclusive of accommodation, all meals, sightseeing tours, entrance fees (excluding video camera fees) for monuments and palaces, entertainment, camel ride at Jaisalmer (Sam Sand Dunes), Jeep Safari at Ranthambhore, boat ride at Udaipur (Lake Pichola), and rickshaw ride at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
  • Pre-paid group excursions and sightseeing tours in AC buses with an English-speaking guide and monument entrance fees.
  • Bed tea/coffee service; daily three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), and bottled drinking water.
  • Entrance and camera fees at monuments and wildlife reserves.
  • Jungle excursion in Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve by 15-seater open-to-air Canters.
  • Complimentary use of sharing dongle for Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Complimentary use of mini-gymnasium facility.
  • Jeep Safari on a sharing basis at Ranthambore National Park.
  • Additional inclusions: Elephant joy ride in Jaipur, Sound & Light Show at Chittorgarh Fort, Cultural Program with dinner in Jaisalmer, and Visit to Taj Mahal in Agra.
  • Consumption of alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Usage of Spa
  • Pre/ Post Tour Hotel / Transport Arrangements in Delhi
  • Any Tips
  • All Laundry services
  • All Telephone calls
  • Video camera fees and any other items of personal nature.
  • Any Tour Insurance
  • Any Visa Fee
  • Any other Expenses of personal nature