History Behind Palace on Wheels Logo
Take a look at one of the top Indian luxury train Palace on Wheels logo. The Palace on Wheels Icon is the mark and identity of the luxury train and maintains the reputation and standardization of the business. This icon of the luxury train is the first greeting to the traveler and helps them to recognize the brand of luxury travel train. The logo gives a feeling to the visitor who is exploring luxury trips or booking tickets that they can trust the product or luxury service.
In other words, the brand logo of the luxury train creates a strong first impression for the visitor. Many things also change in the train and luxury service from the first Palace on Wheels maiden journey many years ago but the logo or icon remains the same. This way the visitor easily identifies the luxury train in a short while. The Palace on Wheels logo gives a trustworthy feeling to the guests who would like to travel in luxury and explore India.
This is a Brief Overview of The Palace On Wheels Luxury Train with the Design and History of the Icon or Logo of The Palace On Wheels Luxury Train in India.
Design of the Palace on Wheels Icon
The Palace on Wheels is rated the No. 4 Luxury Train in the World and the top Luxury train in India. There is a little carriage on wheels with tiny windows with logo of the Palace on Wheels in a curve over the image of the train.
The white circular wheels are also seen with the punchline ‘A Week in Wonderland’ if you closely look at it. The red colors in the windows is the concept of the royal and ancient transportation of the erstwhile Maharajahs of the region. The royal rulers of various states in various parts of India including Rajasthan, Gujarat and Nizams as well as the Viceroy of British India personally traveled in these royal carriages.
The phrase ‘A Week in Wonderland’ is aptly given below the icon of the Palace on Wheels luxury train. The week long luxury journey includes various destinations where you can visit defense forts, magnificent palaces, and ancient caves too. Guests are entertained with interesting activities like elephant or camel rides and sightseeing at some historic sights that include a ‘sound and lights show’.
These ancient palaces that show the great history of the ancient rulers of India and the defense forts give a look of ‘wonderland’. The ambiance of the luxury train and interiors also give an ancient feeling where customers are treated with professional hospitality for a week.
History of the Palace on Wheels Logo
The logo of the Palace on Wheels – the luxury train that was introduced on 26th January 1982 to the common man to tour a certain route in luxury covering destinations Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra total eight days and seven nights. Each cabin represents various states and regions and the interiors such as wall hangings, paintings and furnishings are done up accordingly. It has come a long way from the maiden luxury tour and has undergone several changes.
Earlier the same coaches were used on the same railway lines but with time the machinery of the luxury train has got updated. Even the interiors and facilities such as WI-Fi internet, charging ports etc are updated from time to time inside the royal carriages to maintain the latest facilities. The landmark change was done to the Palace on Wheels interiors with new and vibrant furnishings and decor, the Palace on Wheels cuisine with new multi cuisine choices and the Palace on Wheels new itinerary in August of 2009.
India’s leading luxury train Palace on Wheels is now 37 years from when it was first officially unveiled for the common man’s luxury tour. Within only 5 years the Palace on Wheels became the proud winner of the prestigious PATA Gold Award 1987 by the Pacific Asia Travel Association.
The Palace on Wheels now features on various top international Television channels including the National Geographic, MTV, Discovery Channel, Zee TV Network, and BBC. Moreover, the Palace on Wheels also clinched the fourth (4th) place being voted Worlds Best Luxury Train & Best Luxury Train in Asia in a survey by Conde Nast a reputed international travel magazine.
Palace on Wheels was the very first luxury train in India and started by Indian Railways in collaboration with the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation to push tourism in Rajasthan. Then many new luxury trains followed after the pioneer of Indian luxury train travel with upgraded services. It runs two seasons Peak season & Lean seasons so people can travel at their convenience to the royal regions of Rajasthan.
An Overview of Palace on Wheels
Each royal carriage is named after the fourteen royal regions of ancient Rajasthan – Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dholpur, Dungargarh, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur. The royal carriages are sub-divided into four chambers and each carriage also has a dedicated ‘khidmatgar’ to help guests with any issues.
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There are two royal restaurants or on-board dining cars called Maharajah & Maharani where guests can select any one of the Chinese or Continental served in Traditional Rajasthani Style. There is a wide range of drinks available in the onboard bar & lounge section of the luxury train. The route covers the top tourist destinations in Northern and Western India where guests go sightseeing and enjoy interesting activities on the Palace on Wheels itinerary.