Rated as one of the best luxury train journeys of the world, Palace on Wheels, offers you a heart rending and exuberant tour of Rajasthan, showcasing India’s rich heritage and vibrant culture. The royal ambience of the train is in sync with the regal palaces, majestic forts, towering havelis and classic monuments of Rajasthan. A journey on this internationally acclaimed train is the most memorable way of exploring and enjoying the land of the Maharajas in the day, while reliving the era and experiencing the life of the Maharajas at night.
Introduced in 1984, the Palace on Wheels has 14 inter connected saloons, each having four double bedded rooms with attached bathrooms. Each saloon has a seating lounge, where passengers can get together, or enjoy a cup of coffee, besides a pantry with a dedicated attendant, which provides beverages and refreshments to the passengers. The saloons, named after provinces of Rajasthan, were once the personal railway coaches of the erstwhile rulers of the princely states of Gujarat and Rajputana, the Viceroy of British India and the Nizam of Hyderabad. The bedrooms are equipped with comfortable beds, spacious wardrobes, as well as all modern amenities for a comfortable stay.
The train has two lavishly designed restaurants, Maharaja and Maharani, where the accompanying chefs serve a delicious and mouth watering choice of Indian, including Rajasthani, Continental and Chinese cuisines. Attached to the dining cars is a well-stocked Bar and Lounge, serving finest International and Indian wine, liquor and spirits.
Facilities and Amenities
For seamless travel and comfortable stay, the Palace on Wheels provides its patrons with a host of facilities and modern amenities. In addition to the luxurious accommodation and impeccable dining facilities, the train has a well-equipped spa offering various massages and therapies to revitalize the mind, body and soul.
Adequate safety arrangements are made for passengers as well as their personal belongings in the train. First aid is available on the train, while a doctor can be arranged on call. Moreover a doctor is available for 1 hour at every destination for free consultancy in the Lounge car.
Power points of 110/230V are provided in all the cabins, as well as Internet Wi-Fi facility with laptop is available on board. Souvenirs of ‘Palace on Wheels’ are also available for sale.
The ‘Palace on Wheels’ is one of India's most fascinating sojourns covering handpicked destinations which are the essence of India’s diverse culture and unparalleled heritage. The splendid tour takes you through Jaipur – The Pink City, Jaisalmer – The City of Forts, Jodhpur – The Blue City, Ranthambore – The Tiger Reserve, Chittaurgarh – The Symbol of Chivalry, Udaipur – The City of Lakes, Bharatpur – The Bird Sanctuary, Agra – The City of Taj Mahal, before returning to New Delhi.
Schedule and Tariff
The seven day incredible journey of the ‘Palace of Wheels’ starts every Wednesday evening at 1800 hrs from Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi, and ends on the following Wednesday early in the morning at 0730 hrs at the same station. The train runs from September to April every year.
The tariff of ‘Palace on Wheels’ per person per night ranges from US $ 390 (triple occupancy) to US $ 575 (single occupancy) for the months of September and April, and from US $ 520 (triple occupancy) to US $ 770 (single occupancy) from October to March.
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