Top Ten Train Rides

Jaipur to Jodhpur
By Elyse Green
  |  Gorp.com
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True—you have to be pretty confident to call your train the Palace on Wheels . But step aboard and you'll see this royal moniker is justified. In this train fit for a maharajah, you'll tour the former kingdoms that now constitute the north-central Indian province of Rajasthan, visiting eight cities in seven days. From India's "pink city" of Jaipur, you'll set out for the sandstone walls of Jaisalmer, a desert town and fortress. Then head out to Ranthambhor National Park, 400 square kilometers of forest and waterfalls—and tigers. See www.thepalaceonwheels.com.


Best Hotels in Jaipur

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Rajasthali Resort and Spa
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Umaid Bhawan ( A Heritage Home)
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Umaid Mahal (A Heritage Castle)
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Holiday Inn JAIPUR

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