What is the Ticket Price of Palace on Wheels

The cost of the ticket is charged with respect to the type of occupancy chosen by the travelers. There are two types of occupancies namely single and double. Moreover, the ticket cost changes from season to season.

India has a harsh summer climate and the train does not run from May to August. The months before and after this summer season (April and September) are the lean season for tourism in India. The winter season, which starts in October and ends in March, is the peak season for tourism. The cost of a ticket during peak season is higher than the lean season.

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Palace on Wheels Tariff During Peak Season

Cabin Type Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost Per Person(7 Nights & 8 Days)
Deluxe Cabin on Single Occupancy USD 865 USD 6,055
Deluxe Cabin on Double Occupancy $650 USD 4,550
Super Deluxe Cabin on Single Occupancy USD 1800 USD 12600
Super Deluxe Cabin on Double Occupancy USD 900 USD 6300

Palace on Wheels Tariff During Lean Season

Cabin Type Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost Per Person (7 Nights & 8 Days)
Deluxe Cabin on Single Occupancy USD 650 USD 4,550
Deluxe Cabin on Double Occupancy USD 500 USD 3,500
Super Deluxe Cabin on Single Occupancy USD 1800 USD 12600

Price Related Information of Palace on Wheels

a) The cost of the pricing stated above is for 2018-2019. The prices tend to change from year to year.

b) The cost of the ticket during special events like New Year’s Day, Christmas and others would carry an additional surcharge of 10%.

c) The authorities have the rights to change the tariff as and when they feel right. Once the ticket is booked, the rate of the booked ticket will not change.

d) Extra Service Tax are charges as per the government rule.

Booking and Cancellation Policies

a) 20% of the ticket cost should be paid during the time of booking. Remaining should be paid at least 60 days in prior to the departure date.

b) Tickets can be cancelled when needed but, it cannot be transferred from one person to another.

c) Any ticket that is cancelled before 3 months from the departure date would attract 5% cancellation fee.

d) 80% of the ticket cost would be refunded for the tickets cancelled between 30-89 days from the departure date.

e) No refund would be entertained for tickets that are cancelled within 29 days from departure.

f) In case of not showing up on-time during departure or tourists being restricted to board due to lack of documents or other legal problems, refund would not be entertained.

g) In case of de-boarding the train or cancelling the tour in the middle by the guest due to any reason, refund would not be provided.

h) In case of group tours, 90% of the ticket cost would be refunded if the tickets were cancelled at least 90 days in prior to the departure date. Else, no refund would be entertained.

i) Due to any natural calamities or other problems, if the train trip is cancelled by Palace on Wheels, the whole tariff would be refunded. The same would be communicated at least 30 days in prior to the departure date.

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Child Ticket

a) Any child below the age of five will be charged 10% of the tariff and would have to share a bed with the parent. Age proof of the child is essential.

b) For children between 5 and 12, 50% of the ticket cost would be charged and children above the age of 12 would be considered as adults.

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Inclusions

The tariff of the ticket includes

a) Accommodation (Both on-board and in any hotel during excursion)

b) Travel cost

c) Sightseeing cost which includes entrance fee

d) Cultural programs

e) Boat ride, camel ride and others that are a part of the itinerary

f) English guide

g) Safari trip

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Exclusions

The tariff does not includes

a) Drinks inside or outside the train

b) Tips

c) Laundry services inside the train

d) Any eatables bought during the excursions from any shops

e) Telephone calls

f) Video camera charges

g) Facilities in the business car

h) Optional excursions added

i) Departure and arrival flight cost and other modes of transportations used before and after the trip

Mode of Payment Accepted

The official site accepted all major international and Indian credit cards. Top credit cards accepted are Master, Visa, American Express, Discover Cards and others.

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NRIs will not be considered as foreigners and have to pay the tariff in equivalent INR. Once inside the train, day-to-day expenses that are not included in the tariff should be paid either in cash or through cards. There are authorized ATMs in top cities during your travel to exchange or withdraw money.

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