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.
Depart the UK
Depart London to Delhi on an overnight flight.
Old Delhi & New Delhi tourDelhi
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.
Tour of JaipurJaipur
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.
Ranthambore National ParkRanthambore 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.
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.
Go sightseeing around Jaisalmer in the Great Indian Desert and on a camel safari.
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.
Visit the Bharatphur National Bird Sanctuary, the Red Fort and the outstanding Taj Mahal at Agra.
Return to DelhiDelhi
Disembark the Palace on Wheels in Delhi and spend the night at The Claridges Hotel. Accommodation Options
Take a morning transfer to the international airport for your flight home to London.