A question often asked is why is it that you travel? With us human just a speck in this huge world, traveling let us discover ourselves and the bounties of nature and humanity sprinkled across our planet which itself is a speck in this infinite universe.  It is said that all good things come to an end but it’s the succession of the extraordinary moments spent during the journey with Royal Rajasthan on Wheels and the destinations which will linger on coalescing as memory for lifetime.

Be it the avant-garde amenities, unmatchable comforts and traditional Indian hospitality, the chug along this train makes for a splendid travelling experience in India, because each journey is a personal quest and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels journey endeavors to bring you one step closer to that self-discovery.

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For global travelers, Rajasthan is synonymous with multi-hued turbans, glittering saris and camels meandering in sand dunes. Ruled by fierce Rajput princes romanticized in folklore and songs for their indomitable courage and honor, Rajasthan is also renowned for its resplendent fortresses, majestic palaces, undulating sand dunes and mouth tingling cuisines.

When it comes to the list of to do things, holidays in Rajasthan can deflate a fussy traveler. But for those who like to get a taste of how it feels to travel like a maharaja, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels offer an elegant ride to most enlightening destinations in Rajasthan in interiors suffused with nostalgia and amenities to match the pampering of 5 star hotels.

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Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Reviews: Elegantly furnished sleeping coupe

The whole experience of this train journey is designed to give you a taste of royal living and you’d notice it as soon as you check in to board the train. A traditional yet red carpet welcome with flower garland, vermillion and a music band giving royal salute initiates you into the treatment which you’ll be pampered with throughout the your journey. The train has a total of 13 guest coaches, each named after famous palaces of Rajasthan and trying to recreate same cultural ethos in their quaint interiors.

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Redefining Luxury: Suites on board Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

There are two restaurants and a bar salon for the delight of the connoisseurs. Menu on the train includes Thai, Chinese and Mexican cuisine along with succulent Indian delicacies. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is equipped with world class amenities like a lounge salon, a spa saloon and a souvenir shop for the pleasure and rejuvenation of the guests. Guests can enjoy themselves at leisure and play games or just savor the stunning panorama offered by the large windows in the lounge or unwind and rejuvenate with a spa session.

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Refined Dining on board Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

The itinerary of the Royals Rajasthan on Wheels is tastefully crafted to offer a most inclusive and insightful travel experience to the guests. From wildlife, to spirituality, to medieval temples forts and palaces, guests are offered a slice of the best that India (Rajasthan) has to offer.  The destinations of this train include Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Jodhpur, Chittorgarh and Jaipur.

Recent inclusion of Varanasi (Benares) and Khajuraho in the itinerary showcases two different yet evocative facets of India. While Khajuraho temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is often associated with the Kamasutra due to its erotic sculptures, Benares – the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world –  is the spiritual nerve centre of Hinduism and the point of confluence of Ganges and Yamuna where evening arti ritual is one of the most spiritual experience for pilgrims and visitors alike.

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Evening Aarti Ceremony performed on the Ghats of Holy Ganges in Varanasi

Luxury train travel has come a long way in India since the introduction of first just train in 1982. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, introduced after the immense success and popularity of Palace on Wheels, is a fine example of the improvements that have come to redefine luxury rail journeys in India. Designed to recreate the romance of the splendor of a bygone era of Maharajas of Rajasthan, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels crisscross across some of the most revered destinations in Rajasthan bringing out the amazing concoctions of color for which this royal state in India is famous.

UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jantar Mantar

UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jantar Mantar is one of the major attractions of Jaipur, Rajasthan

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