Palace On Wheels History
Palace on wheels, a train modeled on the lines of the beautiful palaces of the erstwhile Maharajas of India has been rated among the most prestigious trains of the world. The pride of India, Palace on Wheels undoubtedly, is the most luxurious train of India and probably the world. The comfort and the convenience available in Palace on Wheels are unmatched by any other luxury train. If you want to experience a feeling of royal luxuries, then choosing Palace on Wheels can be the best option for you. This beautiful train offers you an opportunity to peep into the cultural, architectural, natural and traditional richness of India. But you can enjoy your memorable ride on this train only during the months from September to April. As this beautiful train requires a lot of renovation and maintenance to retain its comfort and charm.
The itineraries planned for this train is in such a way that during the night you travel and daytime you enjoy visiting numerous tourist destinations. The train takes you to palaces, forts, havelis, sand dunes, wildlife sanctuaries and many other fabulous destinations; you won't forget all your life. Special tour package is offered for the companies and corporate on request that combine pleasure with business in the Palace on Wheels.
The Palace on Wheels has 14 fully air-conditioned deluxe saloons, each having 4 cabins attached with bath and shower. These saloons are well connected with channel music, intercom and interesting games for children. The Palace on Wheels also has two restaurants cum kitchen cars named as Maharaja and Maharani offering you Indian, Rajasthani, Continental and Chinese cuisine. The other services on request include laundry services, barbershop and beauty parlors. An attendant or 'Khidmatgar' is always there at your service to cater all your travel needs. The royal treatment received onboard the Palace On Wheels are worth a trial.
The destinations covered by the Palace on Wheels are Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur and finally Agra.