Welcome aboard the Royal Retreat, the pride of India, the
wonderful wonder, unparallel, unique and unforgettable Palace On Wheels.
Palace on Wheels has been rated amongst the top ten luxury trains of the
world. It happens to be one of the finest ways to travel through the
intoxicating, incomparable, incredible, impressive, inimitable,
inspirational land of India. Take a royal retreat and be the king or the
queen through the splendid journey of Palace on Wheels.
Overview of The Palace on wheels
It's a journey worthy of kings. No wonder the experience is labelled the Palace on Wheels. With its cream saloons, embellished with intricate designs, chug through Rajasthan on a journey through the former royal kingdoms of this state. Once ruled by kings whose presence lingers on in forbidding fortresses and fairytale palaces, now converted into museums, hotels, and restaurants where retainers serve truly royal repasts.
The 14 coaches of the royal train are named after former Rajput states matching the aesthetics and interiors of the royal past. Each saloon has a mini pantry and a lounge to ensure availability of hot and cold beverages and refreshment and a place to relax and get together. The train has two lavish restaurants "The Maharaja" and "The Maharani" with a Rajasthani ambiance serving palate tickling Continental, Indian and Rajasthani cuisine. The train also boasts of a well - stocked bar offering the choicest of spirits of Indian and International Brands. Each coach also offers a good collection of books to choose from.
In 1991, The Palace on Wheels has been refurbished to a great extent. The decor in the saloons, bar lounge has been changed, keeping in mind the traditional aesthetic yet modern, Palace on Wheels. Toilets have been redone and are maintained sparkling clean. Each saloon lounge has been equipped with a color television and a CD player.
A satellite phone is on the to make you communicate anywhere in the world from the train.
|History of Palace on Wheels||Facilities|
concept of the Palace-On-Wheels was derived from the royal background of
Palace On Wheels India is the only regularly operating Luxury Train in
|Detailed Itinerary||Destinations Covered by Palace on Wheels|
journey of a lifetime begins at the Delhi Cantonment station where the
guests are accorded a warm...
strategically, Alwar is the gateway to Rajasthan from Delhi. Alwar is
nested between a cluster of small hills...
|Cultural Programmes||Tariff & Schedule|
every halt your evening is planned with cultural programmes, be it
Ghoomer, Pnihari, Gorbandh...
the rates and timings for boarding this train...
|Do's & Dont's||Pictures|
you should do and avoid doing while your are travelling on this luxury
some of the best taken pictures of inside look of this train...