It will not be wrong to say that travelling on Palace on Wheels is experiencing royalty on-board. It was the first luxury train of India which had started its journey on January 26th way back in the year 1982. Before this, the concept of luxury train in our country has not been dealt with at any point of time. This train is managed by the Rajasthan Tourism and Development Corporation along with The Indian Railways. In the year 1991, major changes were made in the interiors of the train. In the course of its journey, this luxury train has won accolades and has also won an award for being the 4th best train in the world.
|Palace on wheels – Luxury Train in India|
Opulence, royalty and luxury are the synonyms for Palace On Wheels. It is well-known all around the globe in the form of one of the best luxury trains and has been a precedent for the introduction more such luxury trains in the country. This train has to offer extraordinary experience to its guests in every sense. You are surely going to have once in a lifetime experience by the way of its state-of-art interior décor, world-class modern-day facilities, warm hospitality of the staff and some lip-smacking delicacies. You do not only go on sightseeing excursions but also witness amazing cultural performances as well as get to shop for some amazing handicraft items that are popular world-wide. You will actually get travelled back in time of the kings and queens of royal Rajasthan.
|Palace on wheels – Elegant Suite|
Travelling experience on-board Palace on Wheels become enthralling with some most sought-after destinations in its itinerary. The journey of 7 nights and 8 days will be taking you through some of the most amazing places such as Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur/Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur/Agra. You are going to get a chance to go on an excursion of various historical as well as cultural monuments of these cities along with witnessing the exquisite flora and fauna of the India. The train starts its journey from the Safdarjung railway Station, New Delhi and returns at the same place.
|The Desert, Taj & Wildlife Safari on board the Palace on wheels|
In the states of Rajasthan, you will be visiting historical monuments, forts, palaces, enjoy elephant ride at the Amer Fort, enjoy cultural performances, shop for ethnic clothes and jewelery as well as handicrafts and exotic wildlife too, which are famous all around the globe. In Agra, you will be visiting, Taj Mahal, one of the 7 wonders of the World, and Agra Fort as well as Fatehpur Sikri wherein both are UNESCO World Heritage Site. Delhi, the center of politics of the country is home to several historical monuments, religious sites, world-famous bazaars and selected delicacies of various Indian as well as world cuisine.
|Palace on wheels facility include two well appointed Sitting Cars|
Palace on Wheels has in all 14 guest carriages, named after the various provinces of Rajasthan, one being added recently in the form of addition of spa known as Royal Spa that offers both Ayurveda and Non-Ayurveda massages. These carriages can accommodate 8 guests. along with interior decor of the palaces of the Rajputanas, that has wall-to-wall carpet, mirror work, miniature paintings etc, you enjoy all modern-day facilities such as attached bathrooms, Channel music system, air condition, welcome kit on arrival, Wi-Fi internet access and so on. Each room has an appointed Khidmatgar, a personal attendant who takes care of all the needs of the guests.
|Maharaja & Maharani Restaurant on board the Palace on wheels|
On-board Palace on Wheels, there are 2 restaurants, Maharaja and Maharani which services delicacies of Indian especially Mewari as well as European cuisines. There is a well-stock bar serving the finest of both Indian and International beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Along with this, there is also a sitting lounge where you can relax and have some fun time.