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Palace on Wheels Route : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
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Palace on Wheels

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Palace on Wheels (POW) is the India’s most luxurious train and world’s 4th best train in the terms of its amenities, itineraries and great ambiance. This luxurious train was introduced in the year 1982 by IRCTC and Rajasthan Tourism to promote Rajasthan world-wide.
The concept of this train was derived from the coaches of the royal background of the princely states of Rajasthan, Nizams of Hyderabad and off-course the viceroy of British India.

After its journey of more than 30 year, it comes under the list of “Top 10 trains in the world”.
Palace on Wheels facilitates its guests with 14 saloons, 2 restaurants, bar, lounge and 4 service car etc

Saloons

There are 14 saloons in the train for the passenger’s accommodation and each is named after the princely states of Rajasthan – Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dholpur, Dungarpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur.

It is noted that all the saloons in the train are marked as the “NON SMOKING ZONE”.

Grand Spectacles :
  • Jaipur’s Royal Spectacles : Amber Fort’s Light Show, City Palace Museum, & Shopping Carnival.
  • Ranthambhore’s Adventure Spectacles : Tiger Safari & Wildlife Excursion.
  • Udaipur’s Romantic Spectacles : Lake Palace, Boat Cruise at Lake Pichola, India’s Oldest Fort Mehrangarh.
  • Bharatpur’s Frisky Spectacles : Chase Colorful Migratory Birds & Rickshaw Ride.
  • Agra’s Legendary Love Spectacles : One of Seven Wonder Taj Mahal & Mughlai Cuisines.
  • Delhi’s Historical Spectacles : Historic Monuments & Shopping Extravaganza.
Duration : - 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination : - Delhi - Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Agra - Bharatpur - Delhi

Purview of Palace on Wheels Itinerary & Escapade

  • Day 1 Delhi :Welcome the guests in New Delhi, after lunch transfer to the Safdarjung Railway Station to board “Palace on Wheel” to Jaipur

  • Day 2 Jaipur Escapade : Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is also famous as the “Pink City” and the “Paris of Rajasthan”. City is enclosed between rugged hills, walls and huge gates. One can learn more about the Rajputana culture and its rich heritage by traveling here. It houses many ancient and famous structures like Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Shesh Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Amer Fort etc. Elephant ride is also included for the guests.

  • Day 3 Jaisalmer : Jaisalmer is also called the "Golden City" of India as it holds the major part of "The Great Indian Thar Desert". The city is famous for its camel ride and yello sand stone fort, which still stands and is visible from a far distance. The sand dunes of Thar Desert makes you to feel the joy of Sahara Desert .

  • Day 4 Jodhpur : The city of Jodhpur was founded by Rao Jodha and it is the second largest city of Rajasthan. City is famous for its Mehrangarh Fort, which was built in the mid of the 15th century. It also houses various famous monuments like Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal etc. It is believed that Umaid Bhavan Palace is the biggest private residence in the world

  • Day 5 Sawai Madhopur (morning) : Sawai Madhopur is world-wide famous for the Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary ”the sole home of Indian tiger”. It also offers the view of more than 300 species of birds and other animals. One can visit here and experience the life between the wilds. Apart from the wildlife sanctuary, it also showcase lake palaces, chhatries and a 1000 year old fort facing the wildlife park.

  • Day 5 Chittorgarh (Evening) :Chittorgarh is a beautiful city of Rajasthan and offers the sightseeing of the great majestic Chittorgarh Fort

  • Day 6 Udaipur : Udaipur is also famous as the “City of Lakes”. It is one of the most romantic destinations in India and the first choice of the honeymoon couples. Lake Pichola and Udai Sagar are the two most famous lakes of this city, where as the famous palaces includes Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) and Jag Mandir.

  • Day 7 Agra (Morning) : Agra city is famous for the Taj Mahal “The only true symbol of love” on the earth, which was made by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is the most visited and photographed monument in the world. Apart from the legendry Taj Mahal, city also offers the sightseeing of Agra Fort, Jama Masjid and Mughal gardens.

  • Day 7 Bharatpur (Afternoon) : City of Bharatpur is famous for its bird sactuary. It is the home of thousands of migratory birds, Siberian crane etc

  • Day 8 Delhi: After the early breakfast, tour comes to an end. The tour ends, in fact the great tour ends, but memories never die

Palace on Wheels Tariff For Lean Season (Sept 2013 & April 2014) :

Occupancy Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost (7 Nights & 8 Days)
Single Occupancy U$D 540 U$D 3780
Double Occupancy U$D 405 U$D 2835
Triple Occupancy U$D 370 U$D 2520

Palace on Wheels Tariff For Peak Season (Oct 2013 to March 2014) :

Occupancy Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost (7 Nights & 8 Days)
Single Occupancy U$D 725 U$D 5075
Double Occupancy U$D 540 U$D 3780
Triple Occupancy U$D 495 U$D 3465

Terms & Condition :
  • Children below the age of 5 can avail 10% of the tariff.

  • Reduce the fair to half for the children between 5-12 years.

  • Travel, cuisine, sideseeing, monument enterance, enterance of parks, palaces and cultural programs, a camel ride in Jaisalmer, boat ride in Udaipur, Bharatpur rikshaw ride. / 3.09% Govt Service Tax

  • Drinks, tips, laundry, phone calls, video camera fee, business car facility are not included in the train tariff

  • 50% cost of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking & remaining 50% of ticket value 35 days prior to departure.

  • Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to IJ DREAM VACATION PVT LTD. On cancellation, refund will be made. Certain amount of the ticket value will be deducted as follows. 

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Luxurious Voyage of Palace on Wheels :

The magnificent luxury voyage Palace on Wheels always holds a special significance in the history of Indian Railways, as was first amongst the four luxury trains. For the promotion of tourism in Rajasthan, the luxury vehicle was launched. The royal vehicle instantly caught the nation’s fancy and become one of the most loved luxurious vehicles of India as it effectively reminds the old grandeur and glory of Royal Rajputs. In the world, it is rated as amongst the top ten luxury trains. The basic concept of Palace on Wheels has been inherited from the royal background of the coaches which were used by  rulers of the princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India.

The luxury train comprises of 14well furnished air-conditioned deluxe saloons. All of them are well equipped with world class amenities.


Coaches

All the 14 coaches have been named after the former Rajput States. Aesthetics and interiors of the royal days have been beautifully imbibed everywhere. There is a mini pantry in each saloon along with a lounge which ensures the availability of hot and cold beverages as well as refreshments.

Rooms

The 14 fully furnished and AC deluxe saloons have 4 twin bedded chambers having channel music, intercom, running hot and cold water, attached toilets and stunning interior decoration.

Restaurants

There are two lavish restaurants on the Palace on Wheels. They are named as Maharaja and The Maharani having Rajasthani ambience. You can relish your taste buds with lip smacking Continental, Chinese, Indian and Rajasthani cuisine.

Bar
Enjoy some of the finest of wines and drinks at the well stocked bar. Comprises of selected spirits of Indian and international brands, this is certainly a great place to relax and refresh yourself with your friends.

Onboard Facilities

To make the royal voyage a remarkable and memorable experience for the passengers, it has been regularly renovated. The décor keep on changing to give it a constant touch of classy as well as modern. Hygienic toilets and bathrooms, along with a huge lounge which is equipped with color tv and CD player. So get ready to experience a remarkable and vibrating journey of your lifetime to the royal land of sand dunes along with regal palaces. The luxurious train will make you feel the royal grandeur and opulence of Maharajas!
 

  • Delhi - Heart of India

  • Jaipur - The paris of India

  • Jaisalmer - The golden city

  • Jodhpur - The city of fort & palaces.

  • Sawai Madhopur - sole home of the great Indian tiger

  • Chittorgarh - The Land of Maharana Pratap

  • Udaipur - City of Lakes

  • Agra - It owns the Taj

  • Bharatpur - Residence of Migratory birds




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