Palace on Wheels


A tour to Rajasthan can be more exciting on the Palace on Wheels. This luxury train takes a weeklong tour; it starts its journey from the capital city of Delhi, moves onto the royal state of Rajasthan, and finally halts at the amazing Agra. A tour on this unique train is a royal way to explore the incredible land of India.

Palace on Wheels was rated as one of the ten best luxurious rail journeys in the world. The train started to roll on its regular operations from October 1982. The royal grandeur of this luxury train could win it with the honor of PATA Gold Award in 1987.The effort behind the establishment of this luxurious train has gained remarkable success and popularity world over. The concept of this historical train was derived from the royal background of the coaches, which were originally meant to be the personal Railway coaches of the erstwhile rulers of the princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the viceroy of British India.
 

Palace on Wheels tour package also covers the colorful state of Rajasthan, which is a land of traditional crafts, musicians and folk dance, where women dress up with bright sarees, bangles and silver nose rings. The comfortable journey onboard Palace on Wheels would let you experience the fun of taking a splendid view of architectural forts and palaces of Rajasthan, colorful bazaars, the gaily-bedecked camels toddling through the vast golden sands of the Thar Desert, the vibrant people and the rich and colorful culture of Rajasthan. The coaches of Palace on wheels are named after erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan, recalling the bygone grandeur and pageantry. People plan a tour to Rajasthan to savor its elegance and assimilate its enviable heritage.

Feel a part of the royalty with the coaches and salons of Palace on Wheels, which have been designed for comfort and luxury. The interiors of the luxury train are quite impressive and recreate the regal splendor of the past using ethnic Rajasthani d'cor. The salons onboard Palace on Wheels are a cocoon of comfort. Palace on Wheels offers personal attendants or Khidmatgars always available at your service. For food you may take your pick from an exotic array of dishes including Continental, Chinese, Indian and Rajasthani cuisines available at restaurants onboard. You can enjoy at the well stocked bar of the Palace on Wheels with its wine and liquor, which always keep you in High Spirits.
Palace on wheels is a luxury train equipped with all the kinds of comfort that you desire. The heritage tourist train presents you luxury, which was a way of life for the kings at one time. It is a train with historic charm and modern conveniences. This package tour will take you on a royal odyssey with all the facilities specially designed to suit modern needs including central air conditioning, shooting four channel music, interconnected telephone system in the train, a separate pantry and lounge in each coach, comfortable coupes with the privacy of attached bathrooms. Dining onboard Palace on Wheels will be different with the two special restaurants named Maharaja and Maharani, serving exotic Indian, continental and Rajasthani cuisine. Along with other facilities of a well stocked bar, a reading and relaxing coach and friendly smiling attendants serving you round the clock.

The Palace On Wheels is the most prestigious and luxurious train of India. Ranked among the ten most famous trains in the world, the Palace On Wheels promises to offer her passengers ultimate in comforts and luxuries, which can be matched by only a few trains in the world.Designed on the lines of the magnificent palaces and havelis of the erstwhile Maharajas and nawabs of India, the Palace On Wheels brings to you the charm and grandeur of the bygone era. If you ever desired for a royal luxurious train tour in a wonderland, the Palace On Wheels is just perfect for you. Enjoy a fabulous 7 Nights / 8 Days trip on the Palace On Wheels in the fascinating land of Rajasthan, the most colorful and culturally rich state of India. Enjoy a memorable weeklong trip on the Palace On Wheels with India Travel Portal and experience the real charm of this wonderful train and the various destinations covered by it. Relish the lifestyles of the erstwhile maharajas and nawabs on board the Palace on Wheels and feel like a king and queen.

The Palace On Wheels has 14 fully air-conditioned deluxe coaches named after the erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan and highlighting the cultural ethos of each state, represented through the use of furniture, handicrafts, painting and furnishings. All coaches are tastefully decorated and furnished with wall-to-wall carpeting. Each coach has 4 cabins attached to it and is provided with all the modern amenities to enhance the pleasure of your journey. The Palace On Wheels also boasts two dining cars, the Maharaja and the Maharani, serving delicious Indian, continental and traditional Rajasthani cuisines, and an elegantly decorated lounge car with a well-stocked bar and a souvenirs shop. What's more, each saloon has personal attendants or Khidmatgars who are always at your service. Other onboard facilities on Palace on Wheels include a well-maintained library, satellite phone, laundry services, beauty parlor and doctor on call at each station. Many modern facilities like Internet, ATM and e-commerce are also being planned for the Palace On Wheels.
 

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