Luxury train through India 2020

Palace on Wheels

10 days

Spain - Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur/Ranthambore/Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur/Agra - Delhi - Spain

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ACCOMMODATION

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Itinerary

Travel on the iconic Palace On Wheels train, comfortably visiting those essential places in northern India. It is the most sold and demanded train in India.

Palace on Wheels

Day 1. Spain/Delhi

Departure by flight to Delhi on the chosen route. Arrival and accommodation.

Day 2. Delhi

Half pension. On this day we will visit Old and New Delhi, starting with Jamma Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Later, we approach Raj Ghat, where Ghandi was cremated, to continue with a panoramic view of the government buildings along the Raj Path and the imposing Gate of India. After that, we will visit the Birla Temple and the Sikh Temple, which will surprise us with the deep religiosity of the parishioners. We will also visit the impressive 72m high Qtub Minar Minaret. After the visits, transfer to Safdarjung station, where we will embark on the fascinating Palace on Wheels. After the traditional welcome on board, the journey to Jaipur begins. Dinner on board.

Day 3. Jaipur

Full board. Arrival in Jaipur, known as "the pink city". After breakfast, Jaipur will welcome us with a traditional ceremony. An air-conditioned coach awaits us to explore the city. We will see the Albert Hall, the facade of the Palace of the Winds and the Maharaja Palace. Lunch and climb by elephant or jeep to Amber Fort. Return to the train to rest, enjoy a cup of tea and cool off. Dinner and night on board.

Day 4. Sawai Madhopur/Ranthambore/Chittorgarh

Full board. In the early morning, departure to the Ranthambore National Park. This wildlife sanctuary is considered the best in the country to photograph and observe the activities of tigers. Visit of the ruins of the Fort of the s. X. Return to the train. Breakfast. Departure to Chittorgarh. Lunch on board. Arrival in Chittorgarh and panoramic visit of the city. We will enjoy the light and sound show and have tea at the Fort with its famous "Victory Tower", built to commemorate the victory of Rana Kumbha. Return to the train. Dinner and night on board.

Day 5. Udaipur

Full board. Arrival to Udaipur. Breakfast. We will make a panoramic tour of the city around its lakes, we will also visit the City Palace, the Crystal Gallery and the Garden of the Maidens. At the end of lunch in a hotel Palace, boat ride on Lake Pichola. Return to the train and departure to Jaisalmer. Dinner and night on board.

Day 6. Jaisalmer

Full board. Arrival to Jaisalmer and visit his Fort of the s. XII, one of the few still inhabited. We will see some "havelis", sumptuous mansions built by rich merchants of the 17th century where you can appreciate the work in carved stone. Lunch. In the afternoon, we will take a camel ride through the dunes of the Sam desert, enjoy a cup of tea while we will be watching a marvelous sunset. Return to the train. Dinner and night on board.

Day 7. Jodhpur/Bharatpur

Full board. Arrival to Jodhpur. The city appears surrounded by a wall with 7 doors. We climb up to Meherangarh Fort, we will also go through red sandstone palaces with watermark windows. The Moti Mahal and the Phool Mahal stand out from the others. We will also visit the royal crematorium of Jashwant Thada. Lunch at Palace hotel. Return to the train, leaving to Bharatpur. Dinner and night on board.

Day 8. Bharatpur/Agra

Full board. Arrival in Bharatpur and departure to the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, the most important bird sanctuary in India. Breakfast and return to the train leaving to Agra. Panoramic tour of the city and the Red Fort. Lunch and visit of one of the 7 wonders of the world: the Taj Mahal, monument dedicated to eternal love. Free time for purchases before having dinner at a hotel. Return to the train. Night on board.

Day 9. Delhi

Arrival at dawn to Safdarjung station. Breakfast. After the farewell, transfer to the city centre to make the last purchases before going to the airport.

Day 10. Delhi/Spain

Early morning flight to Spain, on the chosen route. Arrival.


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Palace on Wheels

Rajasthan is a real land of numerous kingdoms, glorious fortresses and palaces, diverse cultures, varied landscapes and vibrant colors. The best way to experience this real land is with the Palace on Wheels. It is in its tracks, a shimmering sealed car, and the embodiment of real. The Palace on Wheels presents the opportunity to discover some of the most impressive views of India in a real style. This great walk will take you through Rajasthan, which is known as the land of the Rajput and boasts of having a glorious past and rich heritage. Climb aboard this imperial journey that will take you to the past through wonderful monuments, cities, fortresses, palaces and havelis. Experience the jungles of the ancient Maharajas and the charm of the deserts that will make you feel like a king. The train is a mixture of traditional and modern. Artistic decoration expresses the sovereign past of the royal state, while ultramodern comforts are marked by contemporary influx and zeal.

Engraved furniture, impressive paintings and classy crafts will take you to the fascinating past of the land of the Kings. The Palace on Wheels consists of 14 charming passenger cars, with rich furniture and modern facilities. History The palace on wheels is a luxury tourist train. It was launched by Indian Railways in association with Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation to promote tourism in Rajasthan. The concept of the Palace on Wheels was derived from the royal background of the trainers, who were originally destined to be the personal trainers of the former rulers of the princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India. . Each room highlights the cultural spirit of the state, represented through the use of furniture, crafts, painting and furniture. Delhi-based interior designer Monica Khanna made the train interiors. Cab The train has 14 air-conditioned cars, each with 4 compartments with two lower beds and the 14 rooms are named after the regions of Rajasthan, such as Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dholpur, Dungarpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur. Each of the coaches has been done in a surprisingly sumptuous style that encompasses miniature paintings, mirrors, furniture and upholstery. Each compartment also has a channel music system, a mini pantry, attached bathrooms and a personal assistant called "Khidmatgar". The curtains and bedspreads of the cabins are made of silk.

Each sleeping car has a lounge at one end. Dining room / living room Palace on Wheels has two restaurants, properly named Maharaja and Maharani, with elegant décor and each serving continental and Indian cuisine. In addition to hot meals, guests can also enjoy a varied assortment of a la carte menu. The house bar, with its authentic atmosphere and the selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, is part of the experience on board. The train also has a lounge to relax and relax after a long day of sightseeing. Spa A vital spa that you can enjoy on the train that was recently added to this train to make a relaxed trip to your guest. After sightseeing, guests may be tired and then enjoy the rejuvenating spa on the board.

Hotels

Le Meridien New Delhi 5*

The hotel is located in the city centre, in a maximum of 2 km from the main government headquarters, the Parliament, the Presidential Palace (Rashtrapathi Bhawan) and the bustling shopping and shopping area of Connaught Place. Indira Gandhi International Airport is 16 km from the establishment.

The hotel offers elegant and comfortable accommodation where a refined, characteristic and stimulating cultural environment awaits its guests. The hotel, which mixes contemporary culture with European heritage, knows how to satisfy the desire for a luxurious stay.

It is an urban hotel with air conditioning that offers 20 rooms, a lobby, currency exchange service, lift, cafeteria, bar and restaurants. Business clients can make use of the conference facilities and room and laundry services are also available, as well as parking.

The hotel offers a truly unique experience in each of its elegant rooms and suites. The warm sand tones, the luxurious surroundings and the working areas, all together create an attractive environment for the enjoyment of the guests. All rooms have their own bathroom with hairdryer, direct dial telephone, cable / satellite TV, Internet connection, minibar, fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, as well as individually controlled air conditioning for maximum confort. The hotel offers cutting-edge facilities.

Leisure facilities include a fully equipped gym, outdoor pool, tennis court and hot tub. The hotel restaurants offer a wide range of exquisite Indian, Chinese, continental and French cuisine. The cafeteria also offers a la carte lunch and an elaborate buffet for breakfast and dinner. The bar is the ideal place to relax and get away with a drink after a busy day.

Departures and rates

Departure dates 2020

January: 7, 14, 21, 28; February: 4, 11, 18, 25; March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31;

Rates per person season 2020

Season Price per person in euros Individual Suppl.
31th December – 31st March 5.570 € 1.820 €

Note: Air France/KLM: Madrid/Barcelona/Bilbao/Malaga/Valencia. In all cases, prices must be confirmed when making the reservation, as they may suffer some variation. We recommend hiring assistance and cancellation insurance. Limited places.

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Special reservation and cancellation conditions:

Reservations at least 90 days in advance. Given the conditions of these trips, a 50% deposit is required at the time of registration. Check special cancellation fees.

The railway company keeps the right to make changes to the route, visits, services and fares of the trains without prior notice, as well as the cancellation of the departure if there were not a minimum of reserved cabins. The train does not operate from May to August. Consult other trains.

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