Jaisalmer Trip with Palace on Wheels Rajasthan
Jaisalmer, popularly known as the Golden City is situated on an ancient trade route. Camel trade is one of the popular activities from other important reasons to visit Jaisalmer. It is known for ancient ‘havelis’, Trikuta Hill which is 80 meters high carved with Jain sculptures & other old forts made from yellowish golden sandstone.
Here are few of the special monuments Jaisalmer is famous for.
Almost 100 meters above the city, the largest fort with multiple ‘pols’ or entrances into this fort where you can see full Jaisalmer.
It is a five stories tall tower with a balcony on each floor. It is a delicate ‘pagoda’ craftsmanship that starts at the Cloud Palace or Badal Mahal.
This massive tank held water for the entire city. It was the only water supply in the desert city and is surrounded by smaller temples or shrines.
Desert National Park
There are rare species of desert wildlife near the Sudashri forest post. It is the best place to view fauna of the dry & hot Thar Desert.
3 Famous Havelis
Few ancient houses locally called ‘Havelis’ are tourist spots in Jaisalmer, once the capital city of Jaipur.
1. Salim Singh ki Haveli
The Prime Minister’s office/ residence during that time with arched roof & peacock – sculpted brackets.
2. Patwon Ji Ki Haveli
A five storied mansion with exquisite old paintings & mirror work on inside walls.
3. Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli
A result by two architect brothers who divided work on left side & right side with mini paintings on walls.
Travelers can visit these great destinations in sheer luxury in the opulence that Maharajahs of Yore experienced. The pioneer of Indian luxury travel – Palace on Wheels smoothly moves through the deserts of Rajasthan. The train provides luxurious comforts in fully air conditioned private cabins with various occupancies & bed options. The carriages are done up whit a royal touch with portraits of ancient rulers of various dynasties, mirror work on walls, carpeting done form wall to wall, etc. There are 2 lavish dining cars ‘Maharajah’ & ‘Maharani’ that serves multi–cuisine in regal styled interiors.
Guests are welcomed with a performance by artists while staff takes your baggage in. They provide excellent services in royal hospitality while guests enjoy world class onboard facilities with Palace on Wheels Jaisalmer trip.
Guests can unwind at the Bar & Lounge whit a magazine or book in sofa or lounge chairs. They can enjoy alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages and snacks when required. Guests visit such monuments while on organized off-board excursions while each carriage has an attendant available 24 hours. Each cabin has a washroom with WC, shower cubicle, Wash Basin & running water.
Cabins are equipped with LCD TV playing satellite channels, Wi-Fi Internet, safe deposit and intercom.
The Jaisalmer trip on Palace on Wheels allows guests to see ancient monuments of the state of Rajasthan. The foreign dignitaries of the British Raj, Nizams of the Deccan, & Viceroys to India traveled in these exquisite coaches of the luxury train.
Today, the pioneer of luxury train travel in India offers to take guests providing all amenities in lavish comfort of those times with latest technology & facilities. Every year domestic & international tourists travel in the lap of luxury in the lavish coaches of the Palace on Wheels. The luxurious train takes guests in regal ambiance to explore the ancient monuments of Jaisalmer in true Maharajah style.
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