Things you must do on the Palace on Wheels tour
On the Palace on Wheels, India’s most famous luxury train gives you the opportunity to experience true extravagance. With the long list of choices of things to do while on Palace on Wheels’ Rajasthan tour, following are those thatyou must ensure you cover on this splendid journey.
Experience luxury and opulence like the royals of the past
On the Palace on Wheels train you travel through time to an era the erstwhile royals of Rajasthan enjoyed. Covered in plush carpets, grand paintings, comfortable furniture and regal furnishings your cabin is a mix of imperial interiors with the modern amenities and comforts of today.
Visit Rajasthan’s most famous landmarks and one of the seven wonders
Your Palace on Wheels route covers the cities of Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh, Jodhpur and Agra, visiting Rajasthan’s most famous palaces and forts along with the world famous Taj Mahal. Palace on Wheels train fare also covers the light and sound show at the Agra Fort and the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri.
Unleash your adventurous side by experiencing a jungle safari
Palace on Wheels cost includes jungle safaris to see rare Bengal tigers at the Ranthambore National and bird watch for migratory birds at the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Experience the charm of a desert safari
As part of the Palace on Wheels Rajasthan tour, head out to Jaisalmer’s Sam dunes of the Thar on camelback to enjoy a peaceful sunset followed by bonfire, food and an evening completed with local folk dance performances.
Shop to your heart’s content
Palace on Wheels tour takes you to shop at the local markets of Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner which are filled with Rajasthani handicrafts of brightly coloured and embellished apparels, mirror work and decorative art pieces, puppetry, intricate jewellery of semi-precious stones, etc.
Watch a puppet dance show
The Palace on Wheels booking gives you the opportunity to enjoy puppet dance shows with wooden puppets dressed as kings and queens dancing to local folk songs narrating famous Rajput tales.
Rejuvenate by treating yourself to an Ayurvedic spa
With its warm and soothing décor and a range of treatment options including Ayurvedic, Oriental, Thai and stone therapies, a spa session is sure to unwind and invigorate you.
Dine like royals on local Rajasthani delicacies
Experience authentic Rajasthani flavours in one of the two restaurants on-board the Palace on Wheels train, being served like the royals in imported crockery and silver cutlery and with butlers taking special care of each guest.