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Leisure travel in redifined luxury is good enough at most times. But, add to it the pristine historical experience of Rajasthan and you have a heady mix that'll make memories just linger and linger.

 
     
 
In the sheer opulence and comfort of 'Royal Palace on Wheels' you'll traverse through the heartland of Rajasthan, partaking in its amazing architecture, fascinating festivals, scintillating sports, high adrenalin adventure, centurian crafts, and what have you.
 
     
  Destinations covered by the Royal Palace on Wheels:  
 
Royal Palace on Wheels begins every Sunday from New Delhi and traverse through the capital of modern India, Jaipur (City Palace), Jaisalmer (Heritage Havelis & Sand Dunes), Jodhpur (Mehrangarh Fort), Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambhore National Park), Chittaurgarh (Chittaurgarh Fort, Udaipur (Lakes, Palaces, Gardens), Bharatpur (Bird Sanctuary), Agra (Taj Mahal) in 7 Nights / 8 Days tour.
 
     
  Facilities  
 

The train will comprise of one super deluxe saloon, thirteen deluxe saloons, two restaurant cum lounge cars, one spa cum board room car, one kitchen car, two staff cars and two power cars.

 
     
  Super Deluxe Coach  
 

The super deluxe coach will have two Suites with a capacity of 4 persons. Each Suit (Mother of Pearl and Silver Suites) will have double beds, with spacious sitting area with dressing table, luggage rack, a spacious bath room with shower and bath tub. The coach also has a common lounge

 
     
  Deluxe Coach  
 

Deluxe coach will have 3 double bedded cabins with a capacity of 6 pax. Each cabin will have double beds, seating area, dressing table, luggage rack with spacious bathroom.

 
     
  Restaurant Lounge  
  The concept of the restaurant lounge is to eliminate waiting time. The two restaurant lounge cars, combined would have a capacity of 120 pax.  
     
  Spa cum Board Room  
  International Gym and spa facilities would be available. Corporate and guests can arrange meetings in the board room which will have modern facilities.  
     
  Total Capacity : 82 Pax  
  Total No. of Coaches  
 
» 1 Super Deluxe Saloon
» 3 Deluxe Saloons
» 2 Restro Lounges
» 1 SPA car
» 1 Kitchen car
» 2 Staff cars
» 2 Power cars
 
     
  Tariff  
  Royal Palace on Wheels Tariff Effective December 2008 till April 2009 see the table mention below:  
     
  Tour : 07 Nights / 08 Days  
     
 
Occupancy Type Accommodation Amount in US Dollar PER NIGHT TOTAL PACKAGE COST
Super Deluxe Per Suite 2,000 US$ 14000
Deluxe Single 1,000 US$ 8400
Deluxe Twin Sharing Per Person 800 US$ 5600
 
     
  Note : -  
  10% Surcharge shall be levied on departures during Christmas / New Year.  
     
  Service Tax @ 3.09% shall be levied on the prevalent tariff as per Govt. of India norms.  
     
  Above Tariff is Subject to change without notice.
 
     
  The Tariff Includes  
 
Tariff is inclusive of accommodation on board The Golden Chariot/ travel/all meals / Conducted Sight-seeing Tours/ Entrance fees at Monuments / Parks / Palaces and Cultural Programmes.
 
     
  The Tariff Does Not Includes  
 
Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, SPA Car, Business Car Facilities, liquor and other items of personal nature.
 
     
  Reservation Policy  
 
» 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
» Remaining 50% of ticket value 30 days prior to departure.
 
     
  Cancellation Policy  
 
» 10% of the ticket value if cancellation is made until 60 days prior to departure.
» 25% of the ticket value if cancellation is made between 30-59 days prior to departure.
» 75% of the ticket value if cancellation is made between 15-29 days prior to departure.
» 100% of the ticket value if the cancellation is made 14 days prior to departure.
 
     
  No show / En route termination of tour/amendment  
 
» No Show - In case of No Show / Non-arrival of the guest, no refund or adjustment in future travel will be possible. The whole amount shall be treated as forfeited.
» En route termination of tour - In case of termination of tour by the guest, for any reasons, no refund or adjustment for future travel will be possible. The amount for unused portion of the tour shall be treated as forfeited.
» Amendment - Is only possible under the circumstances like Natural Disaster / Natural Calamity or Serious Health Problem's (this needs to be supported by doctor's certificate) and is subject to availability. No refunds are possible and every case will be decided on merits on a case to case basis.
 
     
     
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  ROYAL RAJASTHAN ON WHEELS  
  Rajasthan is the magnificent land of numerous kingdoms, majestic forts and palaces, diverse cultures, varied landscapes and vibrant colours. Experience the land of regal splendour with Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, the contemporary royal living. The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is the regal delight where every moment is woven together into an everlasting and immemorial experience to be lived and cherished forever. The makers of the Palace on Wheels have rekindled the charm of luxury with utmost consideration of your comfort and modern amenities at the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. This tour is extensively planned to take you through the whispering sands of desert, the intriguing sagas of forts and palaces, and the adventurous escapades to the wilds; while you witness the luxuries on the train in a truly royal fashion. This train is newly built and designed in a contemporary royal style. You will be delighted with the magnificent interiors, sumptuous meals, expensive wines, and personalised service by the Khidmatgars, the likes of which you would rarely experience.  
 
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  Palace On Wheel  
  The Palace on Wheels is a dream train that resonates with luxury from its every pore. A royal luxury train operating between Delhi and Rajasthan, a Palace of Wheels Tour is something that no person will ever forget in a hurry. We offers you the golden opportunity to explore northern India aboard the Palace on Wheels that is one of the most incomparable ways of traveling.
 
     
 
Pamper yourself with royalty unlimited as you explore royal Rajasthan in a manner befitting a king with a Palace on Wheels Tour.
 
     
  Destinations covered by the Palace on Wheels:
 
  Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Bharatpur, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra.  
     
  The History of the Palace on Wheels  
 
Before the formation of the state of Rajasthan each of the rulers of the large princely states in Rajputana had a personal coach or train. After independence when the state of Rajasthan was formed these trains were no longer used. The idea of Palace on Wheels royal luxury train was taken from these abandoned luxury coaches of the rulers of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Hyderabad.
 
     
 
The current train is a brand new train, which runs on a meter gauge line. It has 13 saloon cars, a kitchen car with 2 restaurants and 4 service cars. Guests on the Palace on Wheels are looked after by trained personal attendants, dressed in traditional Rajasthani clothing.
 
     
  The Royal Train  
 
The Palace on Wheels has 14 deluxe salon coaches, which are fully air-conditioned. The interior of each coach is furnished with the finest taste to enhance the royal ambience of this luxury train. Accommodation on the Palace on Wheels consists of cabins with 2 beds. Each cabin has an attached toilet with running hot and cold water and a shower. Each cabin also has channel music and an intercom service. Each coach is named after a different royal state of Rajasthan and is furnished to match its specific name. Each saloon coach has a small pantry and a lounge where hot and cold drinks and snacks are served and the occupants of the saloon can gather and enjoy their ride on this royal luxury train. Color television sets and CD players are also part of the equipment of each lounge, for the entertainment of its guests. There is also a collection of books in each coach if guests prefer to curl up with a good book on their luxury tour.
 
     
 
The two restaurants on the Palace on Wheels offer luxury cuisine to the guests. Titled "The Maharaja" and "Maharani" the restaurants offer a range of cuisine from Continental, Indian and Chinese, to traditional Rajasthani cuisine. Drinks from around the world are served in both the restaurants on the Palace on Wheels.
 
     
 
The décor and amenities on the Palace on Wheels are regularly modernized to cater to its international clientele, while retaining its traditional royal ambience. The Palace on Wheels has been rated among the 10 best luxury train journeys in the world. A ride on the Palace on Wheels royal luxury train in India, is a journey you're sure to remember for a lifetime. Travel to Rajasthan on the Palace on Wheels and enjoy the royal experience.
 
     
  Tariff  
  Lean Season - September 2008 & April 2009  
  Tour : 07 Nights / 08 Days  
     
 
Occupancy Type September 2008 & April 2009
(per person per night)
Total for 7 nights
(per person)
Single occupancy INR 17000 INR 119000
Double occupancy INR 13200 INR 92400
Triple occupancy INR 10700 INR 74900
 
     
  Peak Season - October 2008 to March 2009  
  Tour : 07 Nights / 08 Days  
 
Occupancy Type September 2008 & April 2009
(per person per night)
Total for 7 nights
(per person)
Single occupancy INR 23000 INR 161000
Double occupancy INR 17200 INR 120400
Triple occupancy INR 13900 INR 97300
 
     
  Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years of age  
  (Age proof of children is to be furnished, which is required at the time of issuance of tickets)  
     
  Note : -  
 
» 10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas/New Year.
» @ 3.09% Service Tax shall be levied on the tariff of Palace on Wheels.
» No charter can be booked during X-Mas & New Year period.
» Tariff Subject to change without notice.
 
     
  The Tariff Includes  
 
Tariff is inclusive of travel/ catering/ conducted sightseeing/ entrance fee at monuments/ parks/ palaces/ cultural programs/ camel ride at Jaisalmer/ boat ride at Udaipur/ rickshaw ride at Bharatpur.
 
     
  Booking Policy  
  In case of FITs:  
 
» 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
» Remaining 50% of ticket value 45 days prior to departure.
 
     
  In case of Group  
 
» 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
» Remaining 50% of ticket value 45 days prior to departure.
 
     
  Cancellation Policy  
 
Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to The Luxury Trains. On cancellation, refund will be made. Certain amount of the ticket value will be deducted as follows.
 
     
  In case of FITs  
 
» 5% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
» 20% of ticket value 30-59 days prior to departure.
» 100% of ticket value between less than 30 days prior to departure.
 
     
  In case of Group  
 
» 10% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
» 100% of ticket value between 0 to 59 days prior to departure.

 
     
     
     
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