It's a journey worthy of kings. No
wonder the experience is labelled the Palace on Wheels. The 14 coaches of
the Palace On Wheels are named after former Rajput states. The names are
romantic, mesmerizing... Kota, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner,
Alwar, Sirohi, Kishangarh, Bundi, Dungarpur, Bharatpur, Jhalawar and
has been rated one of the ten best luxurious train journeys in the world.
Offered on board are a series of restuarants, a library, a bar, lounges,
individually designed saloons with en-suite bathrooms, personal attendants
and a lot more. Traditional royal welcome at every station you visit. The
history of Rajasthan dates back to 2500 BC. The greatest influence in
Rajasthan was of the various Rajput dynasties.
The Rajput kings and
noblemen were famous for their valor, chivalry and elaborate code of honor.
Their passion for architecture can be witnessed in the numerous magnificent
monuments, palaces, "havelis", temples and forts that stand tall
even today. The Palace on Wheels tours make you experience all the luxuries
worthy of the affluent Indian maharajas of yore. Exuberance and extravagance
are the key words. This royal journey by palace on wheels is a first-hand
experience of the lavish lifestyles of the Indian kings. The décor,
food and hospitality speak of sheer luxury and opulence.
changed and winds have shifted, but the Palace On Wheels cruises along in
its unique style, the kind only the Maharajas of yesteryears could have
perpetuated and enjoyed. Today, of course, each traveller on board is
treated like royalty in his or her own right. The exquisite & exclusive
Palace on Wheels has luxurious cabins, wall-to-wall carpeting, a well
stocked bar, two dining cars, and a very personalised service. Infact
everything that could comprise of heaven on earth for a whole week. The
festive fervor of Christmas catches up even amidst the sandy and earthy
terrain of Rajasthan while you are aboard the Palace-On-Wheels. All
passengers sing dance and make merry within the comfortable confines of the
train. When the music is pulsating and spirits soaring, it is difficult to
keep in control and you tend to go with the flow.