Palace on Wheels, a pleasure journey by Train

  

Tour Description:

Come aboard on one of the world's finest luxurious rail journeys! Operating since 1984, the Palace on Wheels is the finest ways to cruise through a land rich with heritage, culture and hospitality. With two dining cars, 14 salons, a well-stocked bar and personalized service, the Palace on Wheels is the royal way to enjoy the beauty of India.

Duration:
07 Nights / 08 Days

Destination Covered:
New Delhi - Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur – Chittaurgarh – Udaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur -Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi.

  • Day 1 -New Delhi-Jaipur

    The magical journey of India starts at the Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station, where all guests are given a warm hearty welcome in a traditional style. We board the train to head to Jaipur.

  • Day 2 - Jaipur

    Agra, Delhi and Jaipur form the Golden Triangle of Indian Tourism. A tour through the city of Jaipur (also known as Pink city), completes the tourism experience of India. The day will be spent leisurely.

  • Day 3 - Jaisalmer

    Arrival at Jaisalmer on the Palace on Wheels. The city of Jaisalmer, the Golden City of India, is famous for its hot deserts and mystical folklore. This architecturally beautiful city is famous for being one of the greatest Royal bastions of the world.

    We spend the day admiring the mystical beauty of the city and continue the journey to the next leg of the tour after a safari dinner at a campsite under the starry sky.

  • Jodhpur

    Day 4 - Jodhpur

    We arrive at Jodhpur in the morning. Jodhpur, the Sun City of India is located at the edge of the Thar Desert and is popular for the majestic palaces and forts. Some of the famous palaces in this city are Umaid Bhavan Palace and Jaswant Thada.

  • Sawai Madhopur

    Day 5 -Sawai Madhopur-Chittaurgarh

    We arrive at Sawai Madhopur, which will be followed by breakfast at Jhoomar Baori Castle and a date with the majestic tigers at the Ranathambore National Park. We leave for Chittaurgarh in the afternoon followed by a tour through the city that is considered a saga of sacrifice, tenacity and valour. The day is ended with a visit to the Fort of Chittaurgarh which is a treasure chest filled with historic tales.

  • Udaipur Lake Palace

    Day 6 - Udaipur

    Today arrive at City of Palaces - Udaipur. The city formerly served as the capital of the Sisodia Maharanas. Udaipur is also known as the “Venice of the East”. Some of the famous lakes in the city are Udai Sagar, Loke Pichola and Swaroop Sagar.

  • Day 7 -Bharathpur-Agra

    Our next destination aboard the Palace on Wheels is Bharatpur. After breakfast at Saras Hotel, we visit to the bird sanctuary which is a must visit in the city. From Bharatpur our journey continues to Agra. The city is a famous for the Taj Mahal, an epitome of love, and a monument of purity, the perfect end to our wonderful journey across historical India.

  • Day 8 -New Delhi

    After bidding adieu to the city of Taj, we arrive at the Delhi Safdurjung Railway station. Departure from Delhi after breakfast.

7 Nights Palace On Wheels Train Tour Ex. Delhi for 2011 – 12-13
Month's Dates Month's Dates
September' 2011 07, 14, 21, 28 September' 2012 05,12,19,26
October' 2011 05, 12, 19, 26 October' 2012 03,10,17,24,31
November' 2011 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 November' 2012 07,14,21,28
December' 2011 07, 14, 21*, 28* December' 2012 05,12,19*,26*
January' 2012 04, 11, 18, 25 January' 2013 02,09,16,23,30
February' 2012 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 February' 2013 06,13,20,27
March' 2012 07, 14, 21, 28 March' 2013 06,13,20,27
April' 2012 04, 11, 18, 25 April' 2013 03,10,17,24
Palace On Wheels Train Schedule Departure:-
Cost for 7 Nights Palace On Wheels Train Tour Tariff Valid for Month of September 2011 & April, 2012 Low Season

Occupancy Type

Cost Per Person
(Taxes Extra)

Cost Per Cabin
(Taxes Extra)

On Triple sharing US$ 2380 US$ 7140 for 3
On Twin Sharing US$ 2625 US$ 5250 for 2
On Single Occupancy US$ 3500 US$ 3500 for 1
 
Cost for 7 Nights Palace On Wheels Train Tour Tariff Valid from October 2011 to March 2012 High Season
Occupancy Type Cost Per Person (Taxes Extra) Cost Per Cabin (Taxes Extra)
On Triple sharing US$ 3150 US$ 9450 for 3
On Twin Sharing US$ 3500 US$ 7000 for 2
On Single Occupancy US$ 4690 US$ 4690 for 1
  • 10% of the tariff for the children upto 5 years of age.
  • Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years of age.
  • (Age proof of children is to be furnished, which is required at the time of issuance of tickets).
Please note:-
  • 10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas/New Year.
  • @ 3.09% Service Tax shall be levied on the tariff of Palace on Wheels.
  • US$ 15 per pax per trip shall be charged against the payment of commercial taxes in addition to the tariff.
  • No charter can be booked during X-mas & New Year period.
  • Tariff Subject to change without notice.

The Tariff includes:

Tariff is inclusive of travel/ catering/ conducted sightseeing/ entrance fee at monuments/ parks/ palaces/ cultural programs/ camel ride at Jaisalmer/ boat ride at Udaipur/ rickshaw ride at Bharatpur.

EXTRA COSTS (Not Included in train tour) :

Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, Business Car Facilities, liquor and other items of personal nature.

Booking Policy

In case of FITs:

  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.

In case of Group:

  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 75 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to Memorable India. On cancellation, refund will be made. Certain amount of the ticket value will be deducted as follows.

In case of FITs

  • 5% of ticket value 60 days or more prior to departure.
  • 20% of ticket value between 45 to 59 days prior to departure.
  • 50% of ticket value between 30 to 44 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of ticket value between 30 days prior to departure.

In case of Group

  • 20% of ticket value 89 days prior to departure.
  • 50% of ticket value between 88 to 31 days.
  • 100% of ticket value between 30 days prior to departure.
                          
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