Palace on Wheels - The Luxury Train Experience

Palace on Wheels - The Luxury Train Experience

One of the best-loved and most exhilarating ways to experience India is by train, travelling in lavish style aboard some of India’s most romantic luxury trains. Take a train journey which relives the opulent lifestyle of Indian kings, disembarking by day to discover some of India’s most magnificent sights and retiring onboard at night in palatial, luxurious coaches.

This is an enchanting train journey, recreating a bygone era of India’s former Maharajahs. The Palace on Wheels offers a truly regal experience. Ornate ceilings, lavish saloons and immaculately dressed attendants await you after a day’s visits to glorious forts, palaces and national parks.

This wonderful journey offers the perfect way to see the most beautiful highlights of Rajasthan in a short amount of time. If you are celebrating a special occasion such as an anniversary or honeymoon, why not travel in new ultimate elegance and style aboard the yet more lavish Royal Rajasthan on Wheels – travelling the same journey as the Palace on Wheels, in even greater luxury and with better facilities on board.

    DAY 01

    Depart the UK


    Depart London to Delhi on an overnight flight.
    Luxury Delhi Holidays
      DAY 02

      Delhi

      Delhi

      Arrive in Delhi and stay the night at The Claridges Hotel Accommodation Options

      Luxury Delhi Holidays
        DAY 03

        Old Delhi & New Delhi tour

        Delhi

        Delhi is India's capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis. In Old Delhi, you may visit the Jama Masjid, the Mosque of Friday, the greatest religious construction of Islam, Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated and the Red Fort (from the outside), the palace for Shahjahan's new capital. In New Delhi, you may visit the Qutab Minar- the tallest stone tower in India and Huyamayun's Tomb, an outstanding monument in Indo-Persian style.
          DAY 04

          Tour of Jaipur

          Jaipur

          Tour the Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Observatory, one of the five astronomical wonders built by Sawai Jai Singh, the City Palace, an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces and Hawa Mahal, Jaipur's main and beautiful sights. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and is popularly know as the 'pink city' because the pink sandstone was used to construct the buildings in the old walled city.
            DAY 05

            Ranthambore National Park

            Ranthambore National Park

            Try to track the elusive Bengal tiger in Ranthambore National Park on a game drive. Visits to the reserve take place in the early morning or after lunch.
              DAY 06

              Tour of Udaipur


              Enjoy a tour Udaipur including the City Palace, Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens and Jagdish Temple. Udaipur is set on the shores of Lake Pichola. The grand City Palace, built in 1725 is a compilation of eleven palaces. The Jagdish Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and located in the centre of the old city.
                DAY 07

                Visit Jaisalmer

                Jaisalmer

                Go sightseeing around Jaisalmer in the Great Indian Desert and on a camel safari.
                  DAY 08

                  Visit Jodhpur

                  Jodhpur

                  Visit the Mehrangarh Fort and other former grand palaces in Jodhpur. It is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a popular destination because of the palaces, forts and temples located here. It is known as the Sun City because of the weather it enjoys all year round.
                  Luxury Agra Holidays
                    DAY 09

                    Agra

                    Agra

                    Visit the Bharatphur National Bird Sanctuary, the Red Fort and the outstanding Taj Mahal at Agra.
                    Luxury Delhi Holidays
                      DAY 10

                      Return to Delhi

                      Delhi

                      Disembark the Palace on Wheels in Delhi and spend the night at The Claridges Hotel. Accommodation Options

                        DAY 11

                        Fly Home


                        Take a morning transfer to the international airport for your flight home to London.