Palace on Wheels Schedule

Palace on Wheels is a weekly departure from September through April each year. It departs from Delhi on every Wednesday.

7 Nights Palace On Wheels Train Tour Departures in 2018 - 20
September - 2018 5 12 19 26  
October - 2018 3 10 17 24 31
November - 2018 7 14 21 28  
December - 2018 5 12 19 26  
January - 2019 2 9 16 23 30
February - 2019 6 13 20 27  
March - 2019 6 13 20 27  
April - 2019 3 10 17 24  
September - 2019 4 11 18 25  
October - 2019 2 9 16 23 30
November - 2019 6 13 20 27  
December - 2019 4 11 18 25  
January - 2020 1 8 15 22 29
February - 2020 5 12 19 26  
March - 2020 4 11 18 25  
April - 2020 1 8 15 22 29

Palace on Wheels Tariff

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Terms & Conditions:
  • Children of 12 years & above charged adult rates.
  • Children< 12 yrs charged 50% of Adult Cost & provided bed as per occupancy booked.
  • Children of 5 Yrs & below charged 10% of Adult Cost without bed.
  • At the time of issuance of tickets, age proof certificate of the child/children needs to be furnished.
  • For special festive departures like Christmas (25th December) and New Year (1st January), a surcharge of 10% will be added on the total fare of the Palace on Wheels train tour.
  • Service Tax @3.50% will be applicable on total amount.
  • Commercial taxes, USD 15 will be charged per pax in addition to the tariff.
  • The above mentioned tariff is subject to change without a prior notification.

The above cost include:
  • Cost of travel for 7 nights / 8 days on the train in a Single or Double/twin or Triple occupancy coupe
  • Catering (morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner)
  • Conducted sightseeing tours in deluxe A/c coaches, entrance fee for monuments, cultural entertainment.
  • Elephant ride at Jaipur, Camel ride at Jaisalmer, Boat ride to Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur, Canter drive in the park at Ranthambore, and Rickshaw ride at Bharatpur
  • Prices are valid from August 2010 till April 2011 departure.
  • The rates are subject to change without any prior notice.

The above cost does not include:
  • All current applicable taxes levied by the government.
  • Personal expenses such as Liquor, Laundry, other items of personal nature, charges levied at parks and monuments, transfer to and from railway station and sightseeing tours in Delhi.

20% of the fare to be paid at the time of booking Balance 65 days prior to departure

  • 10% more than 60 days prior to departure
  • 25% between 30-59 days before departure
  • 100% within 30 days before departure

Reporting time is 5 PM (IST) at Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi.

There are two restaurant cars, the Maharaja and the Maharani, serve a range of Rajasthani, Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine. Menus are changed seasonally

Companies can organise a "Business-cum-Pleasure" trip by chartering the truly luxurious Palace On Wheels for their travel.

Varies from 8C to 25C between September to March and in April around 30C.

Light tropical or light woolens clothing is recommended. For dinners on the Palace on Wheels semi-formal dressed code is recommended.

  • Doctor on call at the next station
  • Adequate safety and security arrangements
  • Complimentary mineral water on board/ in the coach during sightseeing/ and at hotels.
  • Voltage available on the train 110/230 V.
  • Bookings can be made directly through us by phone call/fax/e-mail/Internet.

All the rooms on the Palace on Wheels are the same size and catergorised as heritage coupe. The interior decor changes in the coaches but as far as the rooms are concerned, all Single, Double and Triple occupancy rooms, they are the same size. There are 54 rooms on the train and they are allocated to Single, Double and Triple occupancies. So the number of passengers really depends on the occupancies sold in that departure. As a ball-park, there are 104 passengers on any fully-booked tour.

The coupe have private / en-suite western style toilet and shower facility on the Palace on Wheels. The coupe has electricity socket facility for charging cameras/video cameras/mobiles/lap tops, etc. All the sightseeing tours are included which are mentioned in the attached program.

  • Foreign passengers can pay in equivalent USD/Euro/GBP amount, at the exchange rate prevalent at the time of booking/payment.
  • Tariff is inclusive of travel/catering/conducted sightseeing/entrance fee at monuments/parks/palaces/cultural programmes/Elephant ride/Camel ride/boat ride/canter ride/rickshaw ride and for still cameras.
  • Cost doesn't include: video cameras fees, liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.
  • Tariff of the Palace on Wheels is subject to change without any prior notice.
  • The reservation/cancellation of passenger on the Palace On Wheels may be done as per the following terms and conditions:


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