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Palace on Wheels – The Lifeline of Rajasthan

28 Jun

The palace on wheels is the most luxurious train in India and has been awarded the 4th most luxurious train in the world. This train was launched by the Rajasthan tourism and IRCTC to promote the tourism in Rajasthan.

History

The idea of palace on wheels was derived from the royal background of the coaches which before used to be the coaches of the rulers of the princely states like the nizams of Hyderabad, viceroy of British India. This train was started on 26th january 1982.

Palace on wheels Train

Facilities

There are 14 coaches fixed to the engine. Each coach is named after the princely state of India like Alwar, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dholpur, Dungargarh, Jaisalmer, Kishangarh, Kota, Sirohi and Udaipur.The train has two restaurants MAHARAJA and MAHARANI serving continental and chinese cuisine. The train is also equipped with other multi cuisine food cafe, wellness spa, luxurious cabinets and a lounge bar.

Palace on wheels Dinning

Route

The train departs from New Delhi, during it’s eight days journey around Rajasthan the train covers Agra, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur and Bharatpur.

Bar in Palace on Wheels

Schedule

The tour of the PALACE ON WHEELS is of 8 days / 7 night.

Day 1 – Departs Delhi

Day 2 – Jaipur

Day 3 – Sawai Madhopur

Day 4 – Udaipur

Day 5 – Jaisalmer

Day 6 – Jodhpur

Day 7 – Bird Sanctuary & The Taj Mahal

Day 8 – Delhi Return

Route of Palace on wheels Train

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1 Comment

Posted by on June 28, 2013 in Luxury Trains India

 

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One response to “Palace on Wheels – The Lifeline of Rajasthan

  1. EaseYourTravel

    June 28, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    Celebrity !! 🙂

     

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