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.
Overnight flight to Delhi. (N)
Transfer to the Eros Hotel for 1 night. Afternoon
tour of Lutyen’s New Delhi. (N)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the
station to board the Palace on Wheels for a
7-night journey. Dinner and evening departure for
Jaipur. (B, D)
Morning tour of Jaipur’s highlights including
Jantar Mantar astronomical observations site and
City Palace. Afternoon visit to the ancient capital
of Amber Fort. Return to the train for an evening
departure to the city of Sawai Madhopur. (B, L, D)
Early morning arrival in Sawai Madhopur, then
drive to Ranthambore for wildlife viewing. Late
morning departure for the hilltop fortress at
Chittorgarh including sound & light show. Return
to the train for dinner. (B, L, D)
Morning travel to Udaipur. Morning tour of the
City Palace and Crystal Gallery. Afternoon boat
ride on Lake Pichola and return to the train for an
overnight journey to Jaisalmer. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of Jaisalmer fort and its exquisite
havelis. 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
cenotaph, Mehrangarh fort and the Umaid
Bhawan museum. 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. Disembark for a tour of
Old Delhi. Overnight at the Eros Hotel. (B)
Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star
accommodation. Please visit this tour on our
website to see details of the hotels included.
The train departs Delhi on
Wednesdays, from September to April. Flights
from London are on Monday 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.
In the heart of south Delhi's prosperous business district, the Eros Hotel managed by Hilton (InterContinental Eros) offers magnificent views of the Lotus Temple and has 224 guestrooms. Facilities include 24-hour room service, 24-hour broadband connectivity, and a 24-hour business centre to name just a few. There are five dining options and, when it comes to recreation, there is an outdoor pool and a nine-hole putting...
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...
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Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
Extension starts on Day 10 of tour
The former Portuguese colony of Goa on the
south-west coast is a perfect location for relaxing
in idyllic surroundings. There are long stretches
of beautiful beaches, striking Portuguese
architecture, and delightful cuisine, quite distinct
from other Indian dishes. Stay
4 nights at the luxurious Leela Goa, combining
Goa’s Portuguese style with Indian hospitality.
Located amid lagoons and tropical gardens on
south Goa’s Mobor beach, it features a wealth of
facilities for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Extension starts on Day 10 of tour
Fly to Chandigarh and drive to Shimla, the capital
of Himachal Pradesh and the British summer
capital during the Raj era. Set in the Himalayan
foothills, this town remains a cool retreat – ideal
for relaxing walks in the hills. Stay for 3 nights at
the luxurious Oberoi Wildflower Hall hotel, the
former home of Lord Kitchener, surrounded by
beautiful countryside. Return to Chandigarh for a
flight to Delhi and overnight at the Leela Palace
New Delhi before your return flight home.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
POW2017: 9 Nights