The Services of The World’s Second Best Luxury Train ‘Palace On Wheels’ Have Started Again.

In this regard, Dharmendra Rathod, chairman of Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation, said that the Palace on Wheels, which gave Rajasthani culture a distinct identity among foreign gods, had left Jaipur for three days on its fame tour on October 8. It had 52 passengers. In the three-day tour, the train had visited Udaipur, Chittorgarh and Sawai Madhopur. On the first day, the train was flagged off by CM Ashok Gehlot. He said that now the train has been duly operated from Delhi on its first trip from October 12. After this, this train will continue to operate till the month of December. Apart from Minister of State for Tourism Murarilal Meena, other officials were also involved in the train. Apart from this, Cooperation Minister Udayalal Anjana had also reached to join the train journey. It is noteworthy that this train was closed for the last three years due to Corona.

There is no ticket for children up to 5 years of age, while for 5 to 10 years half the fare is charged. It has been almost 40 years since the operation of Palace on Wheels. In 40 years, more than 70 thousand people have traveled in this royal train. Most of the guests come from UK, US, UAE including Germany, France, Paris, Russia and America.

Why the Train was named ‘Palace On Wheels’ 

This train is also like its name. As soon as you enter its coach, you will feel that you have come to a palace. Every coach has been prepared in a royal style. Your hospitality will also be done in royal style. The train has all the facilities that are available in a five star hotel…luxury suite, gym, spa, bar….  This is the reason why Palace on Wheels has got the title of second most luxury train in the world. 

Train will Run under Bharat Gaurav Policy 

According to the RTDC department, this train will now run under the Bharat Gaurav policy. However, it can be operated only by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation. There was a plan to give it to a private firm for a long time, but no one showed interest in it. That’s why RTDC is running it. It is believed that the bonding of RTDC and Indian Railways is also correct. There is no ticket for children up to 5 years of age, while for 5 to 10 years half the fare is charged. It has been almost 40 years since the operation of Palace on Wheels. In 40 years, more than 70 thousand people have traveled in this royal train. Most of the guests come from UK, US, UAE including Germany, France, Paris, Russia and America.

20 Percent of Profit is spent on Decoration

There was a profit of more than one crore in the last trip to the Palace on Wheels. Booking of this train is stopped for 4 months in a year, because after 8 months of travel, 4 months of train decoration is done every year. According to RTDC officials, every year 20 percent of its profit is spent on its decoration and other luxury facilities.

A Voyage Through The Magical Land of Rajasthan on Board ‘Palace On Wheels’

A train run by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation ( RTDC) & Indian Railways is one of the most revered luxury train in India & it is like traveling back in time; a time when this legendary land was ruled by Rajput warrior princes or the maharajas. Right from the royal welcome upon arrival for Palace on Wheels journey to traveling aboard the tastefully appointed cabins that replicate the personal rail carriages of former maharajas and viceroys, it is a journey draped in elegance, romance and adventure.

Explore this beautiful and diverse land and its tourist attractions in a royal style just like a king! And the most interesting way to explore Rajasthan is on Palace of Wheels. It reflects the royalty and majesty of the bygone era when the kings and queens lived large. This Luxury train not only give you an exciting experience of a train journey but also take you to some of the most famous tourist attractions.

Rediscover the age of decadence and romance. Step inside the Palace on Wheels and discover the elegance of the bygone era. This moving palace crosses through the land of Maharajas – Rajasthan and you travel in luxury & style and no less a Maharaja for the royal treatment is the byword of this luxury train journey. Discover the vibrant colours of Rajasthan in a journey like no other as you travel on board the Palace on Wheels. The 7 nights journey on board the India Luxury Train the Palace on Wheels takes you into an Era of luxury and royal hospitality . Get away from the busy life. Take an amazing and relaxing trip enjoying the Culture & Heritage of Rajasthan and the World famous Taj Mahal.

If exclusive travel to forts, palaces, game reserve and bazaars which were once upon a time the personal domain of maharajas is not enough to add the touch of majestic, the insider experiences, delicious cuisines and impeccable hospitality will ensure that you experience one of the most extraordinary rail journeys in the world. Book a Palace on Wheels journey and experience the royal hues of Rajasthan as never before in one of the best luxury train travel experiences in India.

Embark on this royal journey on board the India Luxury Train Palace on Wheels & get treated like a ‘king’ & ‘Queen’ and explore several enchanting destinations of North India. Palace on Wheels offer 7 nights/8 days of a royal journey, the train covers Jaipur (the Pink city), Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranthambhor National Park, Chittorgarh, Udaipur (the city of Lakes), the Bharatpur bird sanctuary and the symbol of love and romance Taj Mahal , Agra, before returning to Delhi, the capital of India. The Palace on Wheels luxury train takes you on a scintillating journey into the royal land of sand dunes and regal palaces. The Palace on Wheels carries with it an intrinsic ambience that goes perfectly well with the majestic charm and beauty spread so lavishly across the Indian terrain. The journey starts every Wednesday evening from New Delhi and ends the following Wednesday early in the morning, back at the same station. In 7 Nights/8 Days the train covers over 3000 Kilometres ( or 1850 miles). On the Palace on Wheels, your journey is full of exuberance and luxurious feeling. A perfect chance to relive the era when kings and queens ruled; when royalty spelt magic; when charm and mysticism was in the air. There are 39 Deluxe Cabins and 2 Super Deluxe Cabins on the Palace on Wheels train (with a total capacity is of 82 passengers). The train is completely self- sufficient and is fully air-conditioned, Each cabin comes with an en suite toilet and bath specially facilitated for the global luxury traveler . The Palace on Wheels Train is equipped with wifi, mini pantry, music channel, a safe, wall to wall carpeting etc. Each saloon also has a personal attendant, also known as khidmatgars, at your service. You would find the royal past you etched into the historical coaches. The carriages are uniquely named after famous places in Rajasthan – like Jaipur , Udaipur , Bundi , Jaisalmer , Jodhpur ….. The Rich Interiors of the Cabins are Either in Hues of Ruby, Turquoise Or Pearl There are Two Resto-Bar lounges on the train & an aryurvedic spa facility. Complimentary Wi-fi services are also made available through sharing dongles. The two Dining Cars are Called Maharaja & Maharani & the attached Kitchen Saloon serves freshly cooked international cuisine.

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