Queen of train journeys illustrious as Palace on Wheels is an endless saga of Rajput glory and dominion of the western India. This train was launched in the year 1982 to promote Rajasthans tourism which was a painstaking initiative of Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and Indian Railways. The luxurious caravan is globally acclaimed as one of the top ten train journey of the world which will give you an exceptional chance to unfold the spirit of incredible India.
This majestic procession takes you across the most breathtaking picturesque landscape destinations amidst matchless royal facilities. This convoy of ostentatious conveniences traverses the most out of ordinary destinations of New Delhi, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur Bharatpur and Agra. These destinations takes you across Mughal monuments, Rajput citadels, colonial structures, impressive forts, fascinating palaces, cultural carnivals, wildlife safaris, desert expedition, delicious cuisines and vibrant shopping sphere which promises an unforgettable holiday to cherish forever.
The name Palace on Wheels is apt as the lavish motorcade is designed with imperial facilities, soothing comfort and flawless services which will provide the experience of a royal palace. The caravan of frolic is adorned with 14 air conditioned coaches, two restaurants providing multi cuisines, lounge, well stocked bar, mail box, medical aid, shopping arcade, ATM and satellite phone.
The panache of Rajput lifestyles can be experienced amidst the excursion of seven nights and eight days that starts every Wednesday from Delhi Safdarjung Railway station. This expedition is a seasonal tour which operates between Augusts to April.
The Palace on Wheels train cost for the year 2011 is US$ 3500 for single occupancy for seven nights per person and travelers opting for double occupancy will be charged a tariff of US$ 2625 for seven nights per person. The price of the journey will be charged half for the children between 5 to 12 years and 10% of the total cost for children below 5 years.
This spring enjoy an unforgettable royal excursion with friends, family and beloved amidst Royal Palace on Wheels train which is an epitome of Rajput panache.
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