Palace on Wheels


  • The romance of rail travel in exotic India
  • See the highlights of Rajasthan
  • Air conditioned suites
  • Choice of cuisines
  • Colourful Rajasthani decor
  • Lounge, dining car and spa

Open: The Palace on Wheels operates from September to April each year. It is a 7 night/8 day journey.

Location: The Palace on Wheels travels through northern India, starting and ending in Delh, taking in such destinations as Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park, Chittogarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra.

Rooms: There are 14 fully air-conditioned deluxe coaches each with a 4 twin-bedded chambers. Each bedroom has an, attached toilets and shower with hot and cold running water and a range of toiletries. Music is available and each room has an intercom. Single and triple rooms are also available. There is 24-hour room service. Each coach has a lounge and mini pantry stocked with hot and cold drinks and refreshments.

Activities: Sightseeing at the stops en-route, wildlife viewing in Ranthambore, birdwatching in Bharatpur, shopping.

Facilities: There are 2 restaurants, The Maharaja and The Maharani, serving continental, Chinese, Indian and Rajasthani dishes prepared by chefs in the adjacent pantry. There is a well-stocked bar offering spirits, Indian and international brands as well as snacks. Each coach has personal attendants (Khidmatgars) to look after the passengers. There is a lounge where passengers can relax and chat, read or enjoy a selection of indoor games such as cards, chess and crosswords. There is a rejuvenation car with a spa and expert therapists.

Dining: Meals are taken at tables for 2 or 4 people.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.

Communication: There is internet access on board the train.

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