A tour of North India by the Palace on Wheels is a journey worthy of kings. No wonder the experience is labeled as the Palace on Wheels. The Palace on Wheels sojourn covers Jaipur (the Pink city), Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ramthambhor National Park, Chittorgarh, Udaipur (the city of Lakes), the Bharatpur bird sanctuary and the epitome of love and romance, Agra, before returning to Delhi, the capital of India. There are 14 coaches in the Palace on Wheels and each one of them is named after former Rajput states. The names of coaches are romantic and mesmerizing, some of them being Kota, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Alwar, Sirohi, Kishangarh, Bundi, Dungarpur, Bharatpur, Jhalawar and Dholpur.
The Palace on Wheels has been rated as one of the ten best luxurious train journeys in the world. Once on board you get to feel the Royalty all over the train. The services and facilities offered on board befit kings and emperors. On board the Palace on Wheels are a series of restaurants, library, bar, lounges, individually designed saloons with en-suite bathrooms, personal attendants and lots more. At the top of it all, the passengers are greeted with traditional Royal welcome at every station.
Rajasthan is one of the most colorful, historical and culturally rich states of India. The history of Rajasthan is all about valiant and chivalrous Rajputs. It is, therefore, not surprising that the Rajput rulers had greatest influence on history and culture of Rajasthan. The Rajput rulers and noblemen were known for their valor, chivalry and elaborate code of honor. Their passion for architecture can be seen in the numerous magnificent monuments, palaces, "Havelis", temples and forts that speak volumes about history of the region.
The Palace on Wheels tour makes you experience all the luxuries, worthy of the affluent Maharajas of the past. On board the Palace on Wheels, exuberance and extravagance are the keywords. The Royal journey, by palace on wheels, is a first-hand experience of the lavish lifestyles of the former Indian kings and rulers. The decor, food and hospitality inside the Palace on Wheels speak volumes about the luxury and opulence. Get ready to feel the Royalty as you embark on an unforgettable and cherished journey on board the Palace on Wheels!