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Palace On Wheels - India - 7 Nights



Journeys By Rail

Welcome aboard The Palace On Wheels on its splendid and enchanting royal journey through the bygone era of the erstwhile Maharajas. Though times have changed and the winds have shifted, the Palace On Wheels cruises along in royal style, the kind only the Maharajas of yesteryears could have perpetuated and enjoyed.
  • Day 1-7
    • Rail: Palace on Wheels
Full Itinerary

Palace on Wheels

Tour Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

The journey of a lifetime begins at the Delhi Safdarjung Railway
station where the guests are accorded a warm, traditional welcome
before the Palace-on-Wheels pulls out into the night for a week-
long luxury cruise through fascinating Rajasthan.

Reporting Time 16.00 hrs. Dep. 18.30 hrs.

After breakfast, proceed to the city tour of Jaipur. First stop is `Palace of Winds, otherwise
known as Hawa Mahal.
Next visit City Palace, which is an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens and
courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar or
Astronomical Observatory.

Visit the Amber Fort and tour the royal apartments before entering the Chamber of Mirrors
and the Hall of Victory. Enjoy lunch at the ornate walled fortress of Amber perched high
above the surrounding area, followed by a tour of the fort itself by jeep.

In the evening, return to train and have dinner on board.

Enjoy an early morning morning game drive. Later return
back to the train to have breakfast.
After breakfast continue your journey to the Chittourgarh.
Enjoy lunch on Board. Upon arrival proceed for a tour of
Chittorgarh Fort.
Enjoy the Evening Tea & Light & Sound show at Fort and
return to train and have dinner on board.

After Breakfast onboard Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit City Palace.
Followed by lunch at a five-star hotel and a visit to the remarkable Crystal Gallery at the
Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel, where every piece of furniture and even the carpet is adorned
with crystals.
Later enjoy Boat Ride across Lake Pichola. Return to the train for an early evening

Arrive this morning in Jaisalmer in the heart of the Thar
Desert and tour this city of sandstone havelis housed within
an ancient fort. Later journey out to the surrounding sand
dunes for a camel ride before returning to Jaisalmer for
dinner and entertainment at a local hotel.

Re-board the train and travel overnight to Jodhpur.

Wake up in the 'Blue City' of Jodhpur which is ringed by a high
stone wall with seven gates and several bastions. This ancient
city is famous for its formidable Mehrangarh Fort;,Moti
Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat
Khana palaces before continuing to Jaswant Thada.
Have Lunch at a local Palace Hotel and return back to the
train. Enjoy dinner on board.

Arrival at Agra early morning and depart to enjoy the
beauty of Keola Deo National Park (Ghana Bird Sanctuary).
Return to have breakfast on board.After breakfast depart
for sightseeing tour of Agra Fort. Have Lunch at a Local
Palace Hotel.
Later in the afternoon visit the iconic Taj Mahal - Standing
majestically on the banks of River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is
synonymous to love and romance .

Arrival 10:30 hrs Departure 23.00 hrs.

Arrive at Delhi Safdarjung Railway station. Breakfast on board and let the pleasant memories of the
past week linger on your mind for a long, long time.

Arrival 04.00 hrs.
Terms & Conditions

Departure dates
Oct 2017- 04,11,18,25
Nov 2017- 01,08,15,22,29
Dec 2017 - 06,13,20,27
Jan 2018 03,10,17,24,31
Feb 2018 - 07,14,21,28
Mar 2018- 07,14,21,28

Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. Prices are per person sharing, unless otherwise specified. All prices are indicative and correct at time of loading onto the Thompsons website and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases, airfare increases and availability. For standard terms and conditions refer to www.thompsons.co.za E&OE


All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.

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