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7 Day Railway Trip through India: Discover Golden Triangle

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Railway Trips  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 385 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 5350 US Dollar (USD)

The Palace on Wheels is a popular luxury train of India. This train takes you to the splendid and enchanting royal journey of seven days through the bygone era of the erstwhile Maharajas. Though the winds have shifted but the Palace on Wheels cruises have remained unchanged, it still shines and swings with the royalty that the kings of yesteryears could have perpetuated and enjoyed. The train has been rated amongst the top ten luxury trains of the world.

The Train takes you on a seven-day tour of the well-traversed Golden Triangle. In the route the tourists can check out the beautiful and significant historical monuments that the Golden Triangle has in store for many-like the palaces of Rajasthan and Taj Mahal of Agra. Originally the luxury trains were mostly use by the Maharajas and Viceroys before Independence but after the country got freedom these lavishly decorated carriages were declared too elaborate to be used in every day's life and therefore were abandoned. In 1981, Indian Railways and Rajasthan Tourism collaborated to bring together and refurbish 13 carriages from various princely states. On January 26, 1982, the Palace On Wheels was launched as a special heritage train to offer an experience of a lifetime for all the tourists visiting India. However in 1991 the heritage train was replaced by the new air conditioned meter-gauge Palace On Wheels.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Tariff for foreign nationals:
- Single Occupancy – US $ 535
- Double Occupancy – US $ 385

Tariff for Indian nationals:
- Single Occupancy – Rs. 22,000
- Double Occupancy – Rs. 16,500.

About This Supplier
Location: India
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007

M16155 is one of India's premier destination management companies. We are a professional Travel Agent & Tour Operators based in the suburbs of Delhi with our associate offices all over India. Who can understand your travel plan better than the team of our dedicated & competent staff headed by Chief...

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