A joint collaboration of Indian Railways and the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation, the Palace on Wheels train made its maiden luxury tour back in 1982. It was voted as the 4th luxurious train of the world in 2010. Later in August 2009, the luxury train was revamped, retaining its old world charm.
It offers 7 nights/8 days of a royal journey covering amazing tourist destinations of North India - Jaipur (the Pink city), Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranthambore National Park, Chittorgarh, Udaipur (the city of Lakes), the Bharatpur bird sanctuary and the symbol of love and romance, Agra, before returning to Delhi, the capital of India.
The pioneer of India’s luxury travel is inspired by royal carriages of kings and rulers of the bygone era in India. These carriages are each named after a precious stone while the interiors reflect royalty. Guests are treated with hospitality of palatial times with the spirit of Atithi Devo Bhava that translates to ‘Guests are like God’.
The Palace on Wheels itinerary is specially designed for guests to get the most out of their short trip of luxury. With UNESCO World Heritage Sites, rock -carved forts, wildlife safaris, and bird sanctuaries, there is a wide range of world famous tourist spots to visit during the trip. At times, during the tour or off - board excursions, guests can choose between certain activities. Time is alloted in such a way so that guests may participate in interesting activities like shopping, spas, etc.
One of India’s finest luxury trains - Palace on Wheels won several prestigious awards since its maiden trip. From then on, there were makeovers and enhanced onboard facilities on Palace on Wheels to provide guests with the best experience. The former personal carriages of Kings that also transported foreign dignitaries & Nizams is now available for domestic & international tourists/ travelers to experience royalty and king’s culture.
Book your tickets for Palace on Wheels through ThePalaceonWheels.org which is a user friendly & trusted web portal serving several world travelers. All the best for a Royal Luxury Experience and Amazing Sightseeing Tour on India’s finest budget- friendly luxury trains - Palace on Wheels!