Magnificent palaces and forts are waiting to be discovered on this Indian rail adventure aboard the air-conditioned Palace on Wheels train. Experience the lifestyle of the Maharajahs as you visit walled cities, marvel at the astonishing Taj Mahal and enjoy tiger spotting in Ranthambore National Park.
Board your overnight flight today, arriving in Delhi on Day 2 where you enjoy a guided tour. In the afternoon, board the Palace on Wheels. On Day 3, stop off at Jaipur, the 'Pink City', where you visit the Amber Fort.
Today, take a ride in a cantor for a game drive at Ranthambore National Park. This afternoon, enjoy sightseeing on a guided tour in Chittorgarh. Udaipur is your destination on Day 5, where you enjoy a guided tour and lunch. After lunch, take a cruise across Lake Pichola.
Arrive in Jaisalmer today, and explore the sandstone fort on a guided tour. On Day 7, arrive in Jodhpur, where you see many of the beautiful sights of the city, including the Meharangarh Fort.
Today sees a visit to Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur, a lovely bird sanctuary. This afternoon, arrive in Agra, where you visit the Red Fort and the Taj Mahal. Enjoy a final meal on board the train tonight. On Day 9, disembark the Palace on Wheels and return to Delhi Airport, connecting with your flight home.
All prices are per person and assume full occupancy of the room.
Please always refer to the website for up-to-date prices and availability.
Travel in style in cars built to be used by Royalty. Traversing the rails of India since 1982, this award-winning train offers the modern-day traveller an unforgettable journey through the beautiful provinces of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
The Palace on Wheels is a special heritage train providing a unique and memorable experience for travellers visiting Rajasthan. The most civilised way to discover the Subcontinent, the Palace on Wheels winds through unique countryside, passing through some of Northern India's greatest cities. We begin our journey in New Dehli, travelling to Jaipur, home to the Palace of the Winds. From there, we continue into the heart of the Thar Desert to Jaisalmer, where you have the opportunity to visit the city's imposing sandstone fort. That evening we arrive in the walled city of Jodhpur. The next day we arrive in Sawai Madhopur, where we visit the Ranthambore National Park. Our next stop is Udaipur, followed by Bharatpur and finally Agra, home of the iconic Taj Mahal.
This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.
We offer a selection of upgrades and 'add-ons' designed to help you make the most of your holiday - and make it even easier!
Flight upgrades are available. Please see the information regarding the types of upgrades offered by the various airlines we use in the Add-ons section of 'Things you should know' or call us for details.
Buying tickets for UK train services can be a tricky business - there are so many fares to choose from, each with different rules and restrictions. As you are connecting with an international departure, we strongly recommend that you book a fully flexible ticket to ensure that should the departure times for your holiday change, your rail ticket can allow for these changes.
We can book fully-flexible UK rail tickets from your local station to join your holiday whether this be a European holiday from St Pancras or a UK holiday. The prices are competitive and tickets are not restricted to a particular train or time of day, and in most cases offer you a free choice of routes.
Estimated costs of return rail travel in the UK can be found on our add-ons page.
For an up to date quote from your local station, please ask one of our Tour Advisors.
Whether as an added luxury, or essential to your enjoyment of
the tour, door-to-door luggage collection and delivery services can
really enhance your holiday experience. Travelling across Europe by
train is so much more relaxing without the burden of your suitcase,
and we can help arrange for your case to be collected from home
prior to the holiday and for it to be waiting for you at your first
main hotel in Europe.
We are pleased to recommend the services of The Baggageman, who offers competitively priced luggage transfers and excellent service. Details of this service is available on request.