Palace On Wheels - A Royal Train

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Rajasthan is the magnificent land of numerous kingdoms, majestic forts and palaces, diverse cultures, varied It stands on its tracks; a gleaming sealed carriage, every bit is royal. The air-conditioning works silently, creating a space where only the excitement of the history of the Rajput kingdoms permeates through, clearly captured in a contemporary mode. In all, there are fourteen saloons, each equipped with four twin-bedded chambers, with attached baths that have running hot and cold water and showers. The modern conveniences have been thoughtfully provided, sofas to sink into, strategically placed lights to read by, wonderfully appointed beds with comfortable furnishings,inbuilt wardrobes for the storage of one’s clothes and bags, and huge plain glass windows to watch the countryside roll past.

There is the comfortable bar cum lounge where you can relax over your favourite drink, burrow in a book or converse with fellow passengers. Attached to it are two restaurant cars, Maharaja and Maharani respectively, with opulently draped curtains, exquisitely crafted lights and table settings. Here accompanying chefs serve up a delicious choice of Indian, including Rajasthani, Continental and even Chinese cuisine that are a feast for the palate.

Outside the bedrooms, each coach also has a seating lounge where passengers can get together, just sit watch the cities as they glide past outside the windows, or enjoy a quiet cup of tea. An attached pantry with each saloon helps provide beverages and refreshments to the accompaniment of soothing piped music.

The train chugs out of Safdarjung Railway Station New Delhi on a week-long run through Rajasthan every Wednesday night, with a trip also inbuilt to Agra and the Taj Mahal. Turban-wearing attendants take over from the moment you arrive at the platform, assigning you your coupes and detailing all the facilities that are on board. The train moves by night and arrives each morning at a new destination where new experiences await you.

Enjoy a refreshing cup of tea as you Guest Exploring Train listen to soothing music or watching films. All international news channels are available in the Bar.

There are two comfortable restro bar where you can relax over your Sans ON We - y BY favourite drink, read a book or converse with fellow passengers.

The train serves excellent cuisine in the two restro bar, Maharaja and Maharani; both are decorated with opulently draped curtains and exquisitely crafted lights. Here the trained chefs on board serve a wide choice of Indian, including authentic Rajasthani fare, Continental and Chinese cuisine that are a feast for the palate.

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Facilities


14 fully air-conditioned saloons, each a combination of 4 twin bedded with channel music, attached washrooms with running hot and cold water and showers, wall to wall carpeting and other amenities.

We make sure, the greatest gift of nature bestowed on us i.e. water is made available to you in its purest form. Mineral water is made available to you all through the journey.

Each guest will be welcomed by a glass of wine and will be provided with an arrival kit consisting of stationery items, brochures, cards etc. Anything additional can be asked for, from the attendant, always available at your service.

Leading newspapers greet you every morning over a simmering hot cup of tea or beverage of your choice. Also available for you is a large collection of magazines.

Your health, obviously tops the chart of our priority list. First aid is available on the train whereas a doctor can be arranged on call. At the every Destination. Doctor is available for 1 hrs. for free consultancy in Bar/ Lounge car.

special assistance available in the form of wheel chairs, crèches and a special attendant for assistance.

A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and play games.

A well-stocked bar,with live T.V. facility, serves wine, liquor and spirits of Indian and international make, to keep you in ‘High Spirits’.

Your luggage is picked up and taken to your respective saloons without your worrying about it.

Mailing facility is provided on board, for posting your mail.

An exotic array of dishes to choose from the Continental, Indian and Rajasthani cuisines is available on the Palace on Wheels and off board Superb Palacial hotels.

Certain handicrafts and other special items of Rajasthani origin can be bought from Govt. Recognised shops selling handicrafts.