PALACE ON WHEELS
“Palace on Wheels” takes one to a thrilling experience of the ‘land of sand dunes’ and ‘regal palaces’ where one can witness the grand lifestyles of the Rajputs. The grand interiors of this luxurious train of India matches the majestic charm and beauty of Rajasthan. Considered as one of the top ten luxury train journeys in the world, this royal train will take you to a tour of the splendid forts and palaces of Rajasthan and Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders in just seven days.
This mind blowing journey of the desert starts every Wednesday evening at 1800 hrs from Delhi and ends on the following Wednesday early in the morning at 0730 hrs.
In the olden times, the rulers of princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India used to travel by these luxurious coaches. It is interesting to note that after independence, these coaches were parked and remained in this state till 1981-82, when the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and Indian Railways together launched a special heritage tourist.
The destinations covered by the “Palace On Wheels” are Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur & Agra.
Facilities on Board
A well stocked bar serves wine, liquor and spirits of the Indian and international make to make your trip thrilling.
Chess, Playing Cards, Chinese Checkers, Carom Board, Crossword Puzzles are available and will ensure that you will never get bored.
There is a lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and indulging in games.
This is provided for posting your mail.
First aid is available on the train where a doctor can be arranged on call at the very next station.
“The Maharaja” and “The Maharani” are the two restaurants which delicious Continental, Chinese, Indian and Rajasthani cuisines.
ATM/and Satellite Phone
It is interesting to note that these facilities shall soon be available for the guests on the train.
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