Experience Royalty Once Again As 'Palace On Wheels' Is Back On Tracks After Two Years

Titled as the 4th best luxury train in the world, 'Palace On Wheels' takes you on a seven-day journey through the royal land of Rajasthan
Experience Royalty Once Again As 'Palace On Wheels' Is Back On Tracks After Two Years
Experience Royalty Once Again As 'Palace On Wheels' Is Back On Tracks After Two Years

After a two-year gap, Rajasthan's famous and very luxurious 'Palace on Wheels' is back on track and here is a chance for you to experience royalty like never before. The seven-day journey leaves no stones unturned in ensuring you feel like a king or a queen. Apart from Delhi and Agra, the seven-day journey covers Rajasthan's Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Jaisalmer and Bharatpur. The train, which can accommodate 82 passengers across its 39 deluxe cabins and 2 super deluxe cabins, takes you on a journey filled with much exuberance.

The basic concept of India&rsquos first luxury train tour that still holds true today. Overnight travel in comfortable air conditioned (AC) sleeping chambers on the train and pre-arranged group sightseeing in the day by AC bus.

The History

Suppose one was to go back in time. We have read many stories about how rulers of princely states such as Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and even the Viceroy of British India travelled in luxurious coaches. Much later, the Rajasthan Tourism and Indian Railways came together to revamp a special heritage tourist train to provide a unique experience for tourists visiting Rajasthan. The name 'Palace On Wheels' was inspired by the personal carriages used by former rulers and Maharajas. which gradually saw many interior changes.

Ride Of A Lifetime

The Palace On Wheels is all about royalty and elegance, and there cannot be a better way to experience it than hop on board. Initially, the Palace on Wheels was created out of actual carriages and saloons of former Maharajas. All of this, though, comes at a cost. A single occupancy deluxe cabin would cost approximately Rs 5,98,290 taxes for an Indian passport holder. For a Deluxe Cabin on double occupancy Rs 7,78,036Taxes, and for a Super deluxe cabin Rs 10,76,922 taxes. The train offers a visit to Jaipur, followed by the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Chittorgarh Hill Fort, Udaipur. Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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