Palace On Wheels Facilities

The Palace on Wheels features state-of-the-art amenities and en-suite facilities. Each guest carriage is a replica of an original private salon of erstwhile Maharajas, Nizams and Viceroys of India.Guest cabins provide a calm, personal space where guests may read, relax or simply watch the landscape spool by through the panoramic windows.

A passionate team of chefs takes care of the gourmet meals that are served in the 2 dining cars on board. For an authentic dining experience of Royal Rajputana, the accent is on fresh local ingredients and traditional dishes.

The Spa Car, Lounge Car and a Bar Car in Palace on Wheels ensure that you rediscover the finer aspect of traveling for the entire duration of your itinerary. So be prepared to step back into a more refined era in unhurried pace of life.

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The cabins of the Palace on Wheels are the perfect epitome of regal lavishness and gracefulness. The train has 14 fully air-conditioned cabins in total, with an amazing décor that reminds one of complete luxurious comforts, experienced by the erstwhile Indian royalty. The interior of the cabins is inspired from the décor of the palaces of the Maharajas. The use of rich silk fabrics is the main highlight and looks extremely attractive. The antique wooden furniture with beautiful delicate artworks adds an amazing character to the rooms and the padded beds in the cabins offer a comfortable sleep. Every cabin is well-laden with all the world-class modern facilities including attached bathroom with plush toiletries, electronic safety deposit, internet connectivity, individual temperature control, telephone, etc. Availability of a special attendant called Khidmatgar to meet all your travel needs is a major attraction.

Dining Bar

Dining and Cuisine

The dining experience on-board the Palace on Wheels is itself an extraordinary affair. Maharaja and Maharani, the two royal restaurants aboard, serve sumptuous food of Indian and other popular world cuisines. Dishes of Rajasthani and Marwari cuisine are the highlights. The expert chef and his team take care of hygiene and cleanliness. The guests can enjoy the highest level of hospitality services. The ambiance of both the restaurants is welcoming because of the luxurious fabrics, imported crockery, delicate glass carvings, mahogany paneling, striking chandeliers and colorful wall lamps, aptly matching the mood of the train.


Enjoy chit-chatting over a glass of wine with your fellow passenger at the well-appointed Bar aboard the train. This is the right kind of place to unwind and relax after a day of sightseeing. This well-stocked bar serves liquor of both national and international brands and a host of fine wines and other non-alcoholic beverages. The guests can also relish fresh and tasty snacks to accompany their drinks.

Lounge Spa


The most recent addition to the Palace on Wheels is the Rejuvenation Spa Car. To offer complete comfortable and luxurious experience to the guests on-board, there is a spa where you can opt for a host of Ayurveda treatments, massages and therapies. When you get tired after a day’s sightseeing, visit the spa and relax your mind, body and soul by availing the services of professional spa therapist. The décor of the spa itself creates a great atmosphere where you can simply relax and rejuvenate your senses.

Sitting Lounge

Just the right kind of place to have a chit-chat with your loved ones and co-passengers, the sitting lounge offers you a relaxing environment. Spend some relaxing moment while reading a book of your choice, from the collection available here. It is the ideal place to socialize. You can also partake in the indoor games. The furniture, flower pots and beautiful wall-hangings, add a character to the lounge.


Indoor Games

Indoor games including crossword puzzles, carom board, chess, Chinese checkers, playing cards and so on.

Wheelchair Assistance

Special assistance is available for differently abled guests in the form of wheelchair, crèches and attendants.

Attendant or Khidmatgar

A attendant, called Khidmatgar is always available at the guest’s service, to cater to all of their travel requirements.


Wi-Fi facility along with Laptops is available on board to keep you connected with the world.

Events on Board

Business meeting, Conferences and Royal Weddings can be arranged on board.

News paper/Magazines

Be informed on the go with daily news papers & magazines with your morning tea.


Smoking in India is prohibited in all public places. Contact tour manager for more details.


Sufficient safety arrangements are always made for the guests and their personal belongings in the train.

Arrival kit

Every guest is welcomed with a glass of wine & an arrival kit that includes stationery items, brochures etc.

Medical Aid

Medical assistance is available on-board the train. A doctor can be arranged on call at any destination.


The train has a Souvenir shop that sells handicraft items, traditional artefacts, curios and ethnic dresses.

Royal Spa

A well-equipped spa is available on-board that provides therapeutic massages & rejuvenating experience.

Special Features

Each guest salon has a sitting lounge equipped with sofas, TV, DVD players and mazazines.


Voltage available on the Palace on Wheels: 110/230V


The attached bathrooms are equipped with showers, toilet & necessary toiletries.