Palace On Wheels Tour

The palace on wheels (POW) has graced the Rajasthan Tourism and the Indian Railways since January 1982. The Rajasthan tourism Development corporation, The Indian Railways, the Tourism department of Rajasthan and the Government of India launched POW as a special heritage tourist train for providing a unique and memorable experience to the tourists visiting Rajasthan.

The concept of the palace on wheels was derived from the royal background of the coaches which were originally meant to be the personal railway coaches of erstwhile rulers of the princely states of Rajputa.

Palace On Wheels

Palace on Wheels Tour Package

Duration: 07 Nights/ 08 Days
Places to Visit:
Delhi – Jaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Sawai Madhopur – Chittaurgarh – Udaipur – Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi
This Tour explores various travel attractions of Jaipur – Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Sawai Madhopur- Chittaurgarh- Udaipur- Agra & Bharatpur. This tour starts from Delhi & terminates in Delhi after seven days.

 Day 01: Delhi

Welcome to the Luxury Train Tour of Palace on Wheels with Garland The Tour Departs in the evening on every Wednesday from Delhi.

Timings :
Reporting Time : 16:00 hrs at Delhi Cantt Railway Station
Departure: 17:45 hrs
Dinner on board: 20:00 hrs

Day 02: Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital city of one of India’s most colorful state, Rajasthan. It is surrounded on all sides by rugged hills, crowned with forts & enclosed by embattled walls Places of Interest include Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a remarkable five storeyed building in pink splendor, the Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and various other monuments from medieval times. This town is also famous for its semi- precious stones, gems &jewellery, & woolen carpets.
Timings : Arrival: 00:00 hrs
Breakfast: 07:30 hrs
Sightseeing: 08:30 hrs
Lunch: 13:00 hrs
Departure: 17:00 hrs
Dinner on board: 20:00 hrs
Attractions in Jaipur:
» Hawa Mahal
» Amber Fort
» Rajasthali
» City Palace
» Jantar Mantar

Day 03: Jaisalmer
Founded by Rawal Jaisal in the twelfth century, Jaisalmer evokes a vivid picture of sheer magic and brilliance of the desert and is today one of Rajasthan’s best-loved tourist destinations. The yellow sandstone fort is an imposing sight, towering majestically over the city. The nearby shifting sand dunes of Sam remind you of Sahara Desert.. The Patwon ki Haveli is a must on any traveller’s itinerary. It is the most elaborate and impressive mansion in Jaisalmer. The three-hundred-year-old mansion, Salim Singh ki Haveli, is another beautiful structure. Also visit the Gadsisar Sagar Tank (a tranquil lake surrounded by lovely shrines) and the three Jain temples (with beautiful carvings).

Timings :
Arrival: 06:15 hrs
Breakfast: 07:30 hrs
Sightseeing: 08:30 hrs
Lunch: 13:00 hrs
Sand dunes & camel safari: 17:00 hrs
Dinner: 19:30 hrs
Departure: 23:00 hrs

Attractions in Jaisalmer:
» Nathmalji-ki-haveli
» Patwon-ki-haveli
» Salim Singh-ki-haveli
» Rajasthali
» Sand dunes of Sam

Day 04: Jodhpur
Famous for its rock-solid Mehrangarh Fort built in mid 15th century by Rao Jodha, the founder of the city, Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan., the old Jodhpur city is surrounded by a 10 Km long wall with eight gates serving as entrances and the new city is settled around this walled area. Jodhpur houses grand palaces like the Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and the Phool Mahal. In these exquisite palaces, forts, temples and havelis, the genius of its sculptors comes to life and stand as a testimony to the imperial grandeur of the city.

Breakfast: 07:30 hrs
Arrival: 08:00 hrs
Sightseeing: 08:30 hrs
Lunch: 13:00 hrs
Departure: 15:30 hrs
Dinner on board: 19:30 hrs

Attractions in Jodhpur:
» Mehrangarh Fort
» Jaswant Thada

Day 05: Morning: Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambhor)
Sawai Madhopur plays host to the Ranthambor wildlife sanctuary that houses the Indian tiger. It is the best place to see these majestic predators in their normal pursuits. The park is also home to 300 species of birds and hyena, ratel, jackal and fox among other species. There are Lake Palaces, chhatris, old fortifications and a majestic 1,000-year-old fort overlooking the park. The lovely Jogi Mahal is located at the foot of the fort and gives magnificent view of the Padam Talao, painted white with water lilies.

Timings :
Sawai Madhopur
Arrival: 04:00 hrs
Breakfast: 06:30 hrs
Visit Ranthambore National Park: 07:00 hrs
Departure: 11:00 hrs

Attractions at Sawai Madhopur:
» Ranthambhore National Park

:: Day 05: Evening: Chittorgarh
Chittaurgarh owes its name to the women of the city who performed ‘jauhar’ or immolated themselves to escape the designs of foreign conquerors. Legends of valor and chivalry surround the majestic Chittaurgarh fort.

Timings : Chittaurgarh
Lunch on Board: 13:00 hrs
Arrival: 15:30 hrs
Sightseeing: 16:00 hrs
Dinner on Board: 20:30 hrs

Attractions in Chittaurgarh:
» Vijay Stambh

Day 06: Udaipur
Udaipur is better known as the ‘city of lakes’. One of the most romantic places in India, it is situated around the shimmering clear blue water lakes, which whisper the mood of a bygone era. The two most famous lakes are Pichola and Udai Sagar. The city also has beautiful palaces, the Jag Niwas (Lake Palace), and the Jag Mandir,. Udaipur is also famous for its miniature paintings.

Breakfast on Board: 06:45 hrs
Sightseeing: 07:30 hrs
Lunch: 12:30 hrs
Departure: 20:00 hrs
Dinner on Board: 20:00 hrs

Attractions in Udaipur:
» Jag Niwas (Lake Palace)
» Lake Pichola
» Lake Palace Hotel
» City Palace

Day 07: Morning: Agra
Agra is a place made famous for Taj Mahal, one of the seventh wonder of the world and the Memory of Love Built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, it is one of the most visited and photographed sights in the world. E xplore Fatehpur Sikri at the entrance of Agra. It was once the capital of the Mughal Empire and the ruins are testimony to the days of glory and affluence

Timings :Agra
Sightseeing at Fatehpur Sikri: 10:30 hrs
Lunch: 13.00 hrs
Sightseeing at Agra: 15:00 hrs
Dinner on Board: 20.00 hrs
Departure: 20.00 hrs

Attractions in Agra:
» Fatehpur Sikri
» Taj Mahal

Day 07: Afternoon: Bharatpur
Bharatpur is famous for its bird sanctuary, the nesting place for thousands of Egrets, Siberian cranes, migratory water Fowl and other species of birds.
Arrival: 06:00 hrs
Breakfast on Board: 07:00 hrs
Visit National Bird Sanctuary: 07:30 hrs
Departure: 11:00 hrs

Attractions in Bharatpur:
» Keoladeo Ghana National Park

Day 08: Delhi
After early breakfast, a week in wonderland comes to an end in Delhi, the heart of India.