Ever wanted to travel like a royal? Imagine exploring India’s beauty while enjoying royal hospitality. If this sounds exciting, the Palace on Wheels is perfect for you.

This luxury train takes you on a journey through Rajasthan, visiting some of the most culturally rich places in India. In 8 days, you’ll enjoy lavish hospitality and experience the vibrant culture of the region.

As you travel through Rajasthan’s popular cities, you’ll feel the royal extravagance that makes the Palace on Wheels special. It’s not just a trip; it’s a luxurious journey through time and splendor.

Explore the Destinations of the Palace on Wheels Train Journey

Delhi

After a traditional welcome, the journey begins in Delhi, the national capital. This city is a perfect blend of history and modernity, making it one of the top highlights of India.

Delhi is home to numerous historical sites, including several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city boasts a rich heritage with landmarks such as the Red Fort, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar, Lotus Temple, and Humayun’s Tomb. Each monument adds to Delhi’s reputation as a treasure trove of history and culture.

Jaipur

Jaipur is one of the most iconic cities in Rajasthan, transporting you to the glorious Rajput era with its opulence. The city is filled with architectural marvels, making it a truly magical destination.

On the Palace on Wheels tour, you’ll explore renowned historical structures and get a glimpse into Rajputana architecture, history, and traditions from the past. Jaipur’s rich heritage and stunning buildings will leave you spellbound.

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Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur is home to Ranthambore National Park, one of the largest and most popular national parks in India. This famous tiger reserve hosts a variety of exotic wildlife, including tigers, panthers, sloth bears, marsh crocodiles, Indian leopards, striped hyenas, and numerous bird species.

Ranthambore National Park is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. The Palace on Wheels itinerary includes a visit to this tiger reserve, giving you the chance to spot these magnificent animals, observe diverse bird species, and explore the park’s popular attractions.

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Located on the banks of the Gambhiri and Berach rivers, Chittorgarh was once the capital of the Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. On the third day of your Palace on Wheels journey, you will arrive in this historic city.

Chittorgarh is steeped in tales of Rajputana bravery, sacrifice, chivalry, and romance. Stories of courage and heroism echo through every corner of the city. The city’s most prized possession is its mighty and majestic fort, an architectural marvel that showcases its glorious past.

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Udaipur

On the fourth day of the Palace on Wheels tour, you will arrive in Udaipur. Nestled among the Aravalli Hills, this beautiful city is known as the ‘Jewel of Mewar’ due to its enchanting charm. Udaipur’s picturesque setting makes it one of the most romantic destinations in India.

The city boasts lavish palaces that have been converted into heritage hotels, majestic forts, and towering temples. Udaipur is a popular destination for both families and couples. Its breathtaking architecture reflects the rich Rajasthani culture and opulence, adding to the city’s allure.

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On the fifth day of the luxurious Palace on Wheels journey, you will arrive in Jaisalmer, the land of golden dunes situated in the heart of the Thar Desert.

The sightseeing tour covers some of the city’s most notable sights and offers opportunities to witness cultural performances during dinner. Riding a camel through the desert and exploring the enchanting beauty of Jaisalmer is an unforgettable experience.

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Jodhpur

On the sixth day of the Palace on Wheels tour, you will arrive in Jodhpur, famously known as the ‘Blue City.’ The panoramic view from the ramparts of Mehrangarh Fort reveals the old city’s blue hues, giving Jodhpur its distinctive name.

Jodhpur is an architectural masterpiece and a spectacular paradise. The city is painted in shades of blue, adding to its charm. During your visit, you will delight in the cultural beauty and rich heritage of this amazing city. You will explore unique destinations and immerse yourself in the essence of Jodhpur’s local culture.

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On the seventh day of the tour, you will arrive in Bharatpur early in the morning. Bharatpur is famous for its bird sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that attracts numerous migratory birds, including the Siberian Crane, kingfishers, partridges, owls, songbirds, storks, herons, and geese.

Many birds migrate here from different parts of the world. During your visit, you will indulge in bird watching and spot some of these exotic species during a rickshaw safari in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.

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Agra

Agra is the final stop on the Palace on Wheels tour, and it’s a destination you won’t want to miss. Known for being home to the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Agra boasts a rich legacy from the Mughal Empire.

On this tour, you’ll have the chance to delve into the city’s architectural history and experience its rich heritage firsthand. You’ll explore iconic monuments that tell the tales of a bygone era. Additionally, a visit to Agra’s bustling street markets offers the perfect opportunity to shop for unique souvenirs to remember your journey by.

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