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£6,190 Per person
11 days
Includes flights
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

This trip is ideal for exploring the highlights of north India and Rajasthan, journeying in the comfort of a luxury train; the heritage Palace on Wheels. The route is one of the best logistically and the friendly staff on board are a highlight. It's a very sociable experience and a great way to cover large distances without enduring India's roads.

Itinerary highlights

  • Experience Jaipur's palaces.

  • Visit the beautiful and iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.

  • Climb atop the ramparts of Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort.

  • Gaze over the shimmering Lake Palace at Udaipur.

  • Enjoy Delhi's markets at night on a street food tour.

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi


This morning arrive into Delhi International Airport. After following immigration formalities, one of our local colleagues will meet you and introduce you to your private driver. You will have some time in Delhi, when you can enjoy lunch or perhaps some sightseeing before boarding the Palace on Wheels train this afternoon. Depart Delhi and enjoy your first evening on board.

Day 3 Delhi


Day two on board the Palace of Wheels. Your day will be spent in the Pink City - Jaipur - where your guide will show you the main sights and highlights of this beautiful city.

Day 4 Delhi


Day three on board the Palace of Wheels. You will enjoy an early morning safari in Ranthambhore National Park, home to the elusive Tiger, before journeying on the train to Chittorgarh. On arrival in Chittorgarh, explore the fort, and enjoy the sound and light show.

Day 5 Delhi


Day four on board the Palace of Wheels. Today you explore Udaipur, known as the lake city, featuring the famous Lake Palace, now a luxury hotel and one of the most photographed sights in India.

Day 6 Delhi


Day five on board the Palace of Wheels. Spend today exploring Jaisalmer and the surrounding area with an experienced guide, including a camel ride over the sand dunes.

Day 7 Delhi


Day six on board the Palace of Wheels allows you to explore Jodhpur, the blue city with its impressive Mehrangarh Fort.

Day 8 Delhi


Day seven on board the Palace of Wheels includes an early morning visit to Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, as well as visiting Agra, the home of the iconic Taj Mahal.

Day 9 Delhi


Today disembark the Palace of Wheels after breakfast on board. Bid farewell to your fellow guests. Your private driver will take you to your hotel for the next two nights. Relax and unwind, perhaps enjoy afternoon tea.

Day 10 Delhi


Explore New Delhi this morning with your private guide who will show you the key sights of this impressive city. Later, enjoy a food walk through Old Delhi, an immersive experience, fantastic for sampling some delicious street snacks with a local who knows them best.

Day 11 International return flight

Delhi , International return flight

Transfer to the airport for your onwards international flight(s). Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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