The Palace on Wheels train offers an
opportunity to explore north-west India’s
most spectacular sights in the style of
the maharajas and maharanis. With 16 period carriages, the train
features lounges, two restaurant
carriages and double and twin-bed cabins
with en suite facilities, all furnished in
classic Rajput style. Starting in Delhi, the route takes in
the cities, forts, palaces and wildlife of
Rajasthan, culminating in a visit to the
majestic Taj Mahal.
Fly from London to Delhi with Virgin Atlantic. (N)
Transfer to the Leela Palace New Delhi for 1
night. Afternoon tour of New Delhi. (N)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the
station and board the Palace on Wheels for a
7-night journey. Dinner and evening departure
for Jaipur. (B, D)
Morning tour of Jaipur. Afternoon visit to the
ancient capital of the Amber Fort. Return to
the train for an evening departure to Sawai
Madhopur. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Sawai Madhopur, then drive to
Ranthambore for wildlife viewing. Late morning
departure for the hilltop fortress at Chittorgarh.
Return to the train for dinner. (B, L, D)
Morning travel to Udaipur. Afternoon tour of
the City Palace and return to the train for an
overnight journey to Jaisalmer. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of Jaisalmer fort. After lunch
aboard the train, visit the Sam sand dunes for
a short camel ride and afternoon tea. Dinner in
Jaisalmer before returning to the train. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Jodhpur. Visit Jaswant Thada
and Mehrangarh fort. In the afternoon, there
will be some time at leisure before returning to
the train and departing for Bharatpur. (B, L, D)
Early morning visit to Bharatpur, one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world. Continue to
Agra to explore the majestic Taj Mahal and Agra
fort. Return to the train for the overnight journey
to Delhi. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Delhi, where you will
disembark for a tour of Old Delhi. Stay overnight
at the Leela Palace New Delhi. (B)
Fly to London with Virgin Atlantic. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Typically based in 4- and 5-star
The train departs Delhi on Wednesdays, from September to April. Flights
from London are on Mondays evenings.
board the train, all transfers and excursions are
operated as a group with other passengers who
may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
For a price quote based on
alternative accommodation standards or flight
options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call
020 7808 6788 or email email@example.com.
The Palace on Wheels train offers an opportunity to explore north-west India’s most spectacular sights in the style of the maharajas and maharanis. With 16 period carriages, the train features lounges, two restaurant carriages and double and twin-bed cabins with en suite facilities, all furnished in classic Rajput style. Starting in Delhi, the route takes in the cities, forts, palaces and wildlife of Rajasthan, culminating in a visit to the majestic Taj...
Inspired by India's glorious heritage and Lutyens' colonial style, The Leela Palace New Delhi, with gold-leafed domes, Murano glass chandeliers and hand-woven carpets from Turkey, combines classical architecture with some of the opulent features of the grand palaces of northern India. The property is set in the heart of the diplomatic enclave and its 260 rooms and suites are spacious, luxuriously furnished and equipped with state-of-the-art amenities. Four restaurants offer guests a choice of cuisines from around the world and the Library Bar serves premium spirits, wines and cocktails. Other facilities at this hotel include roof-top swimming pool, fitness centre, and a lounge bar. Designed by Jeffrey Wilkes, ESPA at The Leela Palace, spread over two levels, offers a range of treatments inspired by traditional Ayurvedic...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
The award-winning, luxury spa resort of Ananda
is perched on a hilltop with magnificent views
over the holy Ganges river. This extension is
based on a train journey between Delhi and
Haridwar and includes 4 nights at the Ananda
in the Himalaya. Spa treatments are payable
locally. On your return, stay overnight at the
Leela Palace New Delhi before your flight home.
Early morning train to Haridwar. Continue by car to Ananda - in the Himalayas in Rishikesh for a 4-night stay. (B)
At leisure. Spa treatments are available (payable locally). (B)
Transfer to Haridwar and take the train to Delhi. Stay overnight at the Leela Palace New Delhi. (B)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
POW2016: 9 Nights