Experience Ranthambore by Palace on Wheels Train
On 26 January 1982, the Indian Railways united with Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and started a luxurious tourist train known as the Palace on Wheels. The train was launched in order to promote tourism in Rajasthan. The train reflects the traditions and cultures of Rajasthan with a great comfort.
Palace on Wheels contains 23 coaches with a maximum of 82 tourist’s capacity. The furniture, handicrafts, paintings and interiors of each coach features the cultural spirit of each state the train covers in the journey. The train provides the tourists with all the facilities like internet, spa, saloons, one bar cum lounge etc. Also the Palace on Wheels is voted as the 4th most luxurious train in the world by Global Travel Magazine.
It not only includes the historical heritages, it will also takes you to an amazing experience of wildlife in Rajasthan.
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The Palace on Wheels has Sawai Madhopur as one of the important destination. The place is situated between two cities Kota and Bikaner and named after its founder Sawai Madho Singh. The place attracts a number of visitors every year.
The most famous national park in Rajasthan, Ranthambore National park is at a little distance from the city. Wildlife lovers love to visit this place. The oldest fort in Rajasthan, The Ranthambore Fort is also located near Sawai Madhopur which makes it a perfect destination for the tourists.
Ranthambore National Park
Located in Rajasthan, the park was established in 1955 and created a place amongst the popular national parks in India. It is one of the most visited places in India by wildlife lovers. In 1982, it was declared as one of the tiger reserve in India and gained the tag of a national park.
On the third day of journey, Palace on Wheels takes you to the most amazing wildlife experience in Ranthambore National park. The park covers an area of 1344 sq. kilometers which makes it a suitable place for wild animals. You can see a lot of Royal Bengal Tigers here in their natural habitat. Other common mammals increase the beauty of the park.
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Wildlife experience on the Luxury Train
The Palace on wheels has only one wildlife destination, the Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur in its journey. All the destinations are different from each other. In Sawai Madhopur, the tourists get a chance to see tigers and other wild animals in their natural habitat. Sawai Madhopur provides the tourists with the glimpse of great history and beautiful wildlife of India together.
Let’s talk more about the days and schedule which covers Ranthambore in the destinations.
Day 3 in Sawai Madhopur
In the journey of 8 days and 7 nights, Palace on Wheels arrives in Sawai Madhopur on the 3rd day. Coming from Jaipur, the train takes a stop near Ranthambore National Park which gives the tourists an opportunity to experience the wild side of Rajasthan. The visit in the park starts with an early jungle safari where tourists get a chance to see tigers and other animals. A breakfast in the forest lodge is also scheduled in the journey.
How tour starts
The Palace on Wheels train covers a journey of 7 nights and 8 days. It initially departs from New Delhi and covers Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra.
The train starts its journey from the capital city New Delhi and reaches Rajasthan covering Agra. You have to board the train from Safdarjung Railway station located in South Delhi which is at a distance of 30 minutes drive from the center of the city.
Reasons to Visit Ranthambore National Park by Palace on Wheels
The Palace of Wheels is one of the most luxury train in India. It provides the customers with the world class travel facilities. The train provide a comfortable journey of 8 days and 7 nights which includes Sawai Madhopur in its itineraries. The food facilities and service of the train staff is beyond expectations. The warm welcome of the employees adds value to the journey. The train gives an amazing and comfortable experience of the wildlife of the Ranthambore National Park. It provides the tourists with overnight stay facilities and AC sleeping chambers.
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How to Book the Tour
The Palace on Wheels is managed and controlled by tourism department of Rajasthan Government.
- For booking a tour in Palace on Wheels departure dates with number of persons and cabins are required in advance.
- The name/sex/nationality of all the passengers is required for booking the tickets.
- An advance payment of minimum 25% of the total amount is required for the confirmation of the tickets.
- The balance payment must reach the authority within 61 days before the departure of the train.
- Passport copies of all the passengers with Indian visa is required.
- The payments can be done either by Online Credit Card authorization or Bank Wire Swift Transfer.
- There is a 10% discount on the ticket price for the children below the age 12, but you have to provide the authorities with the date of birth certificate.
The Palace on Wheels awaits you for the most beautiful, magnificent and memorable journey of Northern India.
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So take a journey like a king or queen while traveling around the most beautiful parts of India.
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