Palace On Wheels Itinerary - 7 Nights/8 Days

Itinerary

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
Note: 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.