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Schedule and Tariff of Palace on Wheels

Palace on Wheels Schedule, Tariff of Palace on Wheels The Palace on Wheels is among the most luxurious trains in the world and offers an unrivalled tour of the exotic destinations of India, specially the splendors of royal Rajasthan.

A joint venture of Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and Indian Railways, Palace on Wheels offers the romance of old-fashioned rail travel, with royalty on platter. Marvel at the splendid architecture, shop at the colourful bazaars, photograph the gaily bedecked camels, enjoy the finest performances of traditional music and dance, and mingle with the vibrant people of the fascinating state of Rajasthan, coupled with the city of the Taj Mahal, Agra, aboard the Palace on Wheels.


TRAIN DEPARTURES SCHEDULE
Every Wednesday from Delhi Cantonment Railway Station
from September to April


Year 2005 Departure Dates

January- 5,12,19,26
February - 2,9,16,23
March - 2,9,16,23,30
April - 6,13,20,27
September - 7,14,21,28
October - 5,12,19,26
November - 2,9,16,23,30
December - 7,14,21,28



Year 2006 Departure Dates

January- 4,11,18,25
February - 1,8,15,22
March - 1,8,15,22,29
April - 5,12,19,26
September - 6,13,20,27
October - 4,11,18,25
November - 1,8,15,22,29
December - 6,13,20,27




TARIFF PER PERSON PER NIGHT FOR PALACE ON WHEELS
For Foreign Nationals
Type CurrencyOctober04 to March05September and April October05 to March06 Dec21'05 to Dec28'05 April.06 to Sept.06
Single Occupancy US $ 485395 535 590 395
Double Occupancy US $ 350295 385 425 295
Triple Occupancy US $ 285240 315 350 240
(Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years)
Subject to change without notice




TARIFF PER PERSON PER NIGHT FOR PALACE ON WHEELS
For Resident Indians
Type CurrencyOctober to MarchSeptember and April
Single Occupancy Indian Rs 22,000 15,000
Double Occupancy Indian Rs 16,50012,000
Triple Occupancy Indian Rs 13,200 9,000
(Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years)
Subject to change without notice


Note : Foreigners residing/working in India can pay either in US $ or the equivalent conversion of tariff in Indian Rupees as per Exchange Rate applicable on the date of giving booking/sending advance( Pls. check current dollar exchange rate with us).

Tariff is inclusive of travel/catering/conducted sightseeing/entrance fee at monuments/parks/palaces/cultural programmes/camel ride/boat ride/rickshaw ride and for still cameras, Guest has to pay for video cameras, liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.

Note: 10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas/New Year.

The reservation/cancellation of passenger on the Palace-On-Wheels may be done as per the following terms and conditions:

BOOKING :

(i) 25% of ticket value at the time of booking
(ii) 75% of ticket value 30 days prior to departure


CANCELLATION :

(i) 15% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure
(ii) 30% of ticket value 30-59 days prior to departure
(iii) 60% of ticket value 15-29 days prior to departure
(iv) 100% of ticket value 14 days prior to departure

CHECK IN :

Reporting time is 4 pm at Delhi Cantt Railway Station

MEALS :

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

EXCLUSIVE CHARTERS :

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

CLIMATE :

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

CLOTHING RECOMMENDED :

Light tropical/light woollens.

OTHER FACILITIES :

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.
Assistance for travel arrangements on completion of the tour.
Voltage available on the train 110/230 V.
Bookings can be made directly through your agent/e-mail/Internet.

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