Palace on Wheels is a luxurious train that takes you on an exclusive tour that connects many important destinations in North India. This train tour takes you to Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranthambore national park (Chittorgarh), Udaipur, Bharatpur, Agra and ends in New Delhi.
Delhi is not added to the list of destinations of Palace on Wheels. But, it is the departure point and destination point. This is the capital of the country and there are a lot of attractions here like Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodi Gardens, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar and many others.
This is the pink city of India. You can find a lot of royal and romantic places here. The top destinations in Jaipur are Palace of Wind or Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Peacock gate, Amer Fort and many others. There are a lot of palaces that are turned into heritage hotels and opened for tourists. Souvenir shopping is another interesting element of Jaipur. This city is known for gemstones, jewellery, handicrafts, traditional clothes and others.
Chittorgarh is a place known for its largest national park in the country. The Ranthambore national park is a little away from Sawai Madhopur. This place is the right destination for those who love nature, photography, wildlife and especially tiger. You can find a lot of other animals like hulman, spotted deer, sloth bear, sambar, hyena and many others. You can take jeep safari to spot some tigers. There are a few other tourist destinations in Chittorgarh like the Chittorgarh fort.
Udaipur is a stunning place that cannot be explained with plain words. It is a place popular for palaces and lakes. You can have your royal time here in prestigious heritage hotels, lake view hotels and others. Top attractions are Jag Niwas Lake Palace, Jagdish temple, Jag Mandir, City Palace, Crystal gallery, boat ride on Pichola Lake and many others.
Jaisalmer is not just a desert. It is a paradise on sand. You can find beautiful havelis like Patwon ki haveli, Salim Singh ki haveli and others. Sam sand dunes are famous for camel rides and you can also have romantic dinner on sand on a moonlit night. Jaisalmer also has many shopping centres where you can buy many artistic handicraft items.
Jodhpur is known for some marvellous architectural beauties like Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada and others. You can find high quality silverware, many types of fabrics with exotic embroidery and others in many markets around the city.
Bharatpur is known for the Keoladeo Ghana National Park. There are a lot of migration and local birds here. You can take up boat safari to enjoy bird watching here. There are a lot of exotic birds that can be easily found here. If you are really into bird watching, choose the migration season.
You already know what Agra is special for. Taj Mahal is a world wonder built by Shahjagan for his wife Mumtaz. It is a marble mausoleum with deep architectural beauty. There are a lot of other marvels in Agra like Agra fort, Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Jama mosque, Mehtab Bagh, Tomb of Akbar and so on.
After Agra, the Palace on Wheels would take you back to the hustling and energetic Delhi.