5 Fascinating facts about the Palace on Wheels
Aboard the weeklong trip on the Palace on Wheels train you explore the majesty and grandeur of Rajasthan while staying in coaches of the erstwhile royals of India, enjoying its rich décor, lip-smacking local and international cuisine, dedicated staff and historic destination visits.
Here are a few interesting things about your Palace on Wheels booking that you must know about before embarking on this luxurious journey.
Foremost in its category
Palace on wheels, India’s first luxury train, since launching in 1982, has played a crucial part in promoting Rajasthan and India on the global map. With a Palace on Wheels booking you experience a unique means of traveling across Rajasthan and Agra.Beginning from Delhi, the train tours across Jaipur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Agra,covering magnificent Rajput and Mughal architectures in true royal style.
True heritage experience
Aboard the Palace on Wheels train you experience a royal stay similar to the Rajasthani royals of the past. Consisting of regal interiors in a traditional majestic setting with modern comforts, your time on-board the Palace on Wheels Rajasthan is sure to be an exquisite affair.
Luxurious royal stay
Living like royalty, each Palace on Wheels train fare covers a luxury suite complete with lavish interiors and its own private butler, Rajsthani and global delicacies and high-end on-board facilities to make your stay a comfortable and delightful one. Add to that the spa services available on the train with Ayurvedic, Oriental, Thai and the world famous stone therapies will leave you feeling extremely pampered.
Opulent and lavish amenities
An indulgence like no other, the Palace on Wheels ticket gives you access to your own luxury cabin, two on-board restaurants with Indian and International cuisines, a bar, an Ayurvedic spa, full air conditioning, high speed internet, and continuous hot water. During your stay dedicated staff and private butlers also cater to all your needs through the trip.
Awards and Recognition
Since its launch in 1982, the Palace on Wheels has been bestowed with a number of awards as a testament of its premier services. Within a few years of its inception this iconic train was awarded the famous PATA Gold Award in 1987. The train was also announced as the Tourist Train of the Year by the PATWA award in 2018 as well as the fourth best luxury train in the world and the best in Asia by Conde Nast survey in 2009. The Palace on Wheels has also been highly appreciated by shows on TV channels like BBC, National Geographic,Discovery Channel, ZEE TV and MTV.