Palace on Wheels, the luxury train offers state-of-the-art facilities and services to its passengers making their journey comfortable, rejuvenating and memorable. The stylish decor, the majestic interiors complimenting modern amenities makes Palace on Wheels extraordinary!
The warm hospitality at Palace on Wheels will make you feel like a king. It carries with it the rich cultural traditions blended perfectly with royalty and luxury.
The Saloon :
Step into the beautifully designed saloons onboard to get pampered to the core. Their interiors are designed using traditional themes and are named after the places of the princely state of Rajasthan. From the furniture to paintings, handicrafts and furnishings, everything has a royal element attached to it. Each saloon has a mini pantry and an attached bathroom. The attendants are at your service 24x7 to take care of your every need.
Dining and Cuisine :
You must have enjoyed lavish dinners in different parts of the world but nothing compares the taste of the cuisine served at Palace on Wheels. From mouth-watering traditional dishes from different parts of India to sophisticated international cuisine, Palace on Wheels never fails to leave its passengers satisfied. Maharajah and Maharani are the two onboard restaurants.
Sitting Lounge :
The sitting lounge with a royal decor and soothing ambiance is the perfect place to catch up with the co-passengers, relax with a book and a cup of coffee, enjoy quality time with your loved ones or play indoor games.
The Bar :
Choose from a variety of drinks in the well stocked bar with royal ambiance. It serves national and international brands of liquor, wines and other non-alcoholic beverages along with snacks.
The royally decorated bedrooms in Palace on Wheels will take you back to the days of raja-maharajas. Each bedroom is equipped with an attached bath with running hot/cold water and showers, built-in wardrobes, overhead and night lights, piped music, reading lights etc. Two of the Coupes feature double beds while the other two have train beds. A third bed, for an additional person, or an accompanying child, is in the form of a fold-away bed on a higher tier.
While going back home not only take back golden memories but also some wonderful and colourful souvenirs from the souvenir shop on Palace on Wheels. You can choose from colourful handicrafts, traditional dresses, artefacts and jewellery etc.
Events onboard :
Palace on Wheels also offers great facilities for business meetings, conferences and royal weddings.
Even when you are travelling you can stay connected with your friends and family through laptops and Wi-Fi facility available on board.
Medical Aid :
A doctor can be arranged on call and medical assistance can be availed onboard the train at any destination.
Wheelchair Assistance :
To cater to the needs of the differently abled guests wheelchair, creches and attendants are available onboard.
Khidmatgar (Attendant) :
A khidmatgar or attendant is available round the clock to take care of the travel needs and comfort of the guests.
Newspapers / Magazines
Stay connected to the world with daily newspapers and magazines onboard. The attendants serve morning tea with daily newspapers and magazines.
Welcome drink & arrival kit :
After boarding the luxury train Palace on Wheels guests are greeted with a smile along with a refreshing welcome drink and an arrival kit (containing stationery items, brochures, etc.).
There are proper safety arrangements onboard Palace on Wheels for the guests and their personal belongings.
The bathrooms onboard are very well equipped with toilet, necessary toiletries and showers.
Voltage available on the train: 110/230V.
Smoking is not allowed or prohibited on board the train. However, if you want to smoke, please contact your captain for guidance.
Special Features :
Guests can also enjoy other facilities such as sofas, TV and DVD players in the sitting lounge.
Personal Travel Insurance :
Safety of guests are very important. So, travel insurance is essential; indeed it is a condition of booking with us that passengers must have adequate travel insurance cover from the country of domicile for injury, illness, death, accident, loss of effects or luggage and holiday cancellation.
All essential toiletries like soaps, shampoos, moisturizers etc. are available in bathroom.
Embarkation & Disembarkation :
Journey : Palace on Wheels
Check-in-Venue / Time : Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi / 16.00 Hrs
Departure Station / Time : Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi / 18.30 Hrs
Arrival Station / Time : Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi / 07.30 Hrs
Lightweight Clothes of cotton and linens are recommended for Summer and Warm clothes for December / January and winter nights.
Special Meals / Dietary Requirement / Medical Conditions :
In case of any special dietary requirement or allergies, guests should mention the same at the time of booking and to the chef / Train Manager on Board.
Porters will be available at all embarkation and disembarkation stations to assist you with your luggage.
Hair Dryers :
Hair Dryers are available onboard the luxury train.
At the selected stations, Laundry service is available. Kindly check with your cabin attendant for details.
Train General Manager :
Train Manager will be available onboard the train through out the journey. For any special requests / tour information, you may get in touch with him.