The grandeur of the royal era often allures us to visit Rajasthan. The sight of massive forts and beautiful palaces makes you travel the time and feel the majesty of the royal era. The royal glory is not limited within the forts or palaces but spread across the state from the countryside to the cities. The kings of Rajasthan left the mark of their supreme lifestyle in the exquisite palaces. They also liked to travel in a style that paralleled the classic tone of the royals. Many of them built personal railway tracks to run the toy trains carrying the prince and princess.
Maybe the reign of the kings are no longer there, but you can still enjoy that royal treatment while traveling to Rajasthan in a Luxury train. To match the luxury of the royal era, the IRCTC has launched Majestic Rajasthan Tourist Train that offers travelers all the royal comforts and facilities onboard. This luxury train by IRCTC offers two journeys, Majestic Rajasthan and Majestic Rajasthan with Taj Mahal. Your luxury vehicle will take you to some of the famous destinations while you will keep wondering, is this the way the monarchs travel!
About the Majestic Rajasthan Tourist Train
Rajasthan is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces that spread in different places. The Rajput glory can be witnessed from every corner of the royal state. For a convenient journey to these famous sites, the IRCTC has launched the Majestic Rajasthan Tourist Train. The train is a luxury one but it doesn’t come in the same class as the other luxury trains Palace on wheels or the Maharaja Express. Majestic Rajasthan Tourist Train has been launched especially for the upper-middle-class travelers to provide them with a luxury journey to Rajasthan. The train will be launched in October 2019 and run on two different circuits in Rajasthan. The journey period for both Majestic Rajasthan and Majestic Rajasthan with Taj Mahal will be from the last week of September till the first week of April. The trains will depart from New Delhi on selected Mondays of the Month.
Rajasthan Tourist Train Facilities Onboard
1st AC Cabins
The train is centrally air-conditioned and has 1st AC Cabins that could be booked exclusively offering full privacy to the guests. Cushioned berths & bedding are provided for the night journey. For each carriage, there are Two Dedicated attendants.
2nd AC Sleeper
The 2nd AC cabins are booked on a sharing basis and also provided with cushioned berths & bedding. Unlike the 1st AC, the 2nd AC lack privacy as each coach is shared by 6 people. Dedicated attendants are available as the 1st AC cabins.
The train has 2 dining cars where freshly cooked meals from onboard Kitchen are served. Dedicated attendants offer service in the dining car.
Baths & Toilets
Each carriage has two Common Showers & two toilets that can be shared by 30 passengers.
Safety and security
There are adequate security guards on the train who ensure that regular train passengers won’t board this Tourist Train. The train provides all the guests with travel insurance covering medical facilities and full security. Language guide and transportation by AC Deluxe Coaches is also available.
Personal safe and Wi-Fi
The passengers are allotted private safes where they can keep their precious belongings. The guest can also access the Wi-Fi facility available in Dining Cars.
Majestic Rajasthan Tourist Train Journeys
Rajasthan With Taj Mahal Train Tour :
Destinations – Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Delhi
Duration – 5 days and 4 nights
Majestic Rajasthan :
Destinations – Delhi – Mandawa – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Jaipur – Delhi
Duration – 5 days and 4 nights
The prime attractions to be explored during the journey:
Taj Mahal, Agra
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is regarded as one of the seven wonders in the World. Taj Mahal is the most iconic and enduring symbol of love. An example of Mughal architectural excellence, this white marble landmark is one of the most mind-boggling monuments with exquisite artistry and is one of the must-visit places in the world.
Amber Fort, Jaipur
The huge ramparts, chains, and series of walls with impressive gates make this fort one of the most popular attractions in Jaipur. As the fort is nestled on a hilltop it also offers a panoramic view of the Jaipur city. The fort includes a number of palaces, halls of audiences and a temple dedicated to the goddess Kali. Each of the palaces has its own identity and is famous for unique beauty. Amber Fort used to be the royal residence of Maharaja of Jaipur before it was shifted to City Palace in Jaipur.
City Palace, Jaipur
This royal residence of the maharaja of Jaipur is a magnificent complex of palaces, gardens, temples, and museums. One of the palaces has been converted into a museum that displays the symbols of the Rajput glory including royal attires, jewelry, swords, and art items. The Palace is a must-visit in Jaipur where you can spend some time exploring history or walking in the beautiful garden.
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
One of the largest fortresses in the world, Mehrangarh Fort is located at the top of a hill overlooking the city. The fort includes various palaces, ruins, living structures, and a museum with great collection inside its complex. Mehrangarh is one of the most popular attractions in Jodhpur. It is also famous for its 7 beautifully carved gates built by various maharajas. The gates were built by the kings to commemorate their victories over their enemies.
Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
The outstanding grandeur and the golden shade earned the fort the name Golden Fort. The fort is built of yellow sandstone that makes it glitter like gold in the sunshine. The fort is nestled at the top of the Trikuta Hill that is situated 1.5 Km away from the Jaisalmer city center. Now a World Heritage Site, the fort was built by the Bhati Rajput ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh in the year 1156 AD. The awe-inspiring fort has a number of palaces inside its complex. The palaces are decorated with enthralling carvings and sculptures that leave visitors spell-bound. The most beautiful palace is the Maharawal Palace famous for its marble throne. There is a museum in the fort that displays the glory of the Rajput kingdom like arms, dresses, utensils, & ornaments, etc. The Jaisalmer Fort is known as one of the most beautiful and glorious forts in the world.
This is a beautiful ancient Haveli that houses stunning paintings of the famous leaders of India. The Haveli is designed in the traditional Rajasthani architecture. The exceptional artwork of the Haveli make it one of the best tourist destinations
How to book Majestic Rajasthan Journey
Tickets for the train journeys could be booked from the website IndianLuxuryTrains.Com, a venture of Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd, the official PSA-IA (IRCTC Affiliate) for booking Majestic Rajasthan Tourist Train Journey.