Palace on Wheels Train Package from RTDC – Rajasthan Tourism $340/-
PALACE ON WHEELS
It stands on its tracks; a gleaming sealed carriage, every bit is royal. The air-conditioning works silently, creating a space where only the excitement of the history of the Rajput kingdoms permeates through, clearly captured in a contemporary mode. In all, there are fourteen saloons, each equipped with two twin-bedded and two double-bedded chambers, with attached baths that have running hot and cold water and showers. The modern conveniences have been thoughtfully provided, sofas to sink into, strategically placed lights to read by, wonderfully appointed beds with comfortable furnishings, inbuilt wardrobes for the storage of one’s clothes and bags, and huge plate glass windows to watch the countryside roll past.
Outside the bedrooms, each coach also has a seating lounge where passengers can get together, just sit watch the cities as they glide past outside the windows, or enjoy a quiet cup of tea. An attached pantry with each saloon helps provide beverages and refreshments to the accompaniment of soothing piped music.
There is the comfortable bar cum lounge where you can relax over your favourite drink, burrow in a book or converse with fellow passengers. Attached to it are two restaurant cars, Maharaja and Maharani respectively, with opulently draped curtains, exquisitely crafted lights and table settings . Here accompanying chefs serve up a delicious choice of Indian, including Rajasthani, Continental and even Chinese cuisine that are a feast for the palate.
The train chugs out of Safdarjung Railway Station New Delhi on a week-long run through Rajasthan every Wednesday night, with a trip also inbuilt to Agra and the Taj Mahal. Turban-wearing attendants take over from the moment you arrive at the platform, assigning you your coupes and detailing all the facilities that are on board. The train moves by night and arrives each morning at a new destination where new experiences await you.
14 fully air-conditioned saloons, each a combination of 2 twin bedded with channel music, attached washrooms with running hot and cold water and showers, wall to wall carpeting and other amenities.
A well-stocked bar,with live T.V. facility, serves wine, liquor and spirits of Indian and international make, to keep you in ‘High Spirits’.
Each guest is provided with an arrival kit consisting of stationery items, brochures, cards etc. Anything additional can be asked for, from the attendant, always available at your service.
Two lavish and beautifully done restaurants; “The Maharaja” and “The Maharani” serve mouthwatering Continental, Chinese, Indian Rajasthani cuisines,Thai, Maxican and Sea Food.
Attendant or Khidmatgar
An attendant is always available at your service, to take care of all your travel needs.
Amuse yourself with indoor games like Chess, Playing Cards. Chinese checkers, Carom Board, and Crossword Puzzles etc.
For disabled persons
special assistance available in the form of wheel chairs, crèches and a special attendant for assistance.
A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and play games.
Your luggage is picked up and taken to your respective saloons without your worrying about it.
A mailbox is provided on board, for posting your mail.
An exotic array of dishes to choose from the Continental, Indian and Rajasthani cuisines is available on the Palace on Wheels and off board Superb Palacial hotels.
The Palace on Wheels is one of the world’s most exciting rail journeys, as the train provided more facilities on board, as for the royal destinations it proceeds to every single day. With everything taken care of dining accommodation, sightseeing as well as organized shopping, there are nothing for the traveller to do but sleep in the history of the land, soak in the colours and experience the royal life of Maharaja. The tour starts from Delhi and come back to the city after going through in order: Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur-Chittaurgarh-Udaipur-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Bharatpur-Agra-Delhi. Welcome aboard. To Head to the best city in the World “Udaipur” (Travel+Leisure) and TAJ a wonder of the world.
|Months||Dates Aug-10 to April-11||Dates Aug 11- to April-12|
Tariff for season 2011-2012
Per person per night*
|September 2011 & April 2012 (Off season)||October 2011 to March 2012 (Season)|
|Single Occupancy||US $ 500||US $ 670|
|Double Occupancy||US $ 375||US $ 500|
|Triple Occupancy||US $ 340||US $ 450|
Service Tax @ 2.58% and commercial tax US$ 15 per person extra as applicable.
- Service Tax @ 2.58% and commercial tax US$ 15 per person extra as applicable.
- There will be a 10% surcharge levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas (25th December) and New Year (1st January)
- The above tariff and itineary is subject to revise without prior notice.
- Tariff is inclusive of cost of travel and accommodation, catering (morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner), conducted sightseeing tours in deluxe coaches, entrance fee for monuments and palaces and cultural entertainment. Tariff does not include liquor, laundry, video cameras and other items of personal nature.
- No Charter can be booked during X-mas & New Year period.
- Booking is as per first come first serve, since the seats are limited kindly book in advance.
TAKE A TUOR
|Wednesday||Delhi||6.00 PM||6.30 PM|
|Thursday||Jaipur||3.45 AM||11.30 PM|
|Friday||Sawai Madhopur||5.30 AM||10.30 AM|
|Friday||Chittorgarh||4.00 PM||2.00 AM|
|Saturday||Udaipur||8.00 AM||3.30 PM|
|Sunday||Jaisalmer||9.15 AM||11.45 PM|
|Monday||Jodhpur||7.00 AM||3.30 PM|
|Tuesday||Bharatpur||5.00 AM||8.45 AM|
|Tuesday||Agra Cantonment||10.30 AM||11.00 PM|
|Wednesday||Arrival at Delhi||4.00 AM||De-board by 08.00 AM|
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