Palace on Wheels – “A week in wonderland”- is exactly what the tag line implies. From the decor to the food, hospitality to the most of personalized services and of course the destinations they are covered in, everything is ornately royal, splendid, fantabulous and epic in proportions of luxury.
So if you are planning to travel around India in “Palace on Wheels” or wish to bask in the splendour that is offer an on-board, come, book a package now or advised to confirm your bookings well in advance for this fascinating train journey. To leave you more turned on, let’s have a look on 7 more interesting facts about the train.
Interesting facts about Palace on Wheels:
Palace on Wheels train is not meant only to be stayed in and rest aboard but it is a unique way to travel around the northern parts of India or to explore the delights across Rajasthan and Agra. The train which chugs from Delhi Cantonment to the cities of Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra not only give the glimpses of rich architectural and cultural heritage of India but more offer an opportunity to explore the hot sizzling points of these areas in true blue royal style—namely the Ranthambore National Park, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and the Taj Mahal.
In addition, the tour which begins and ends at Delhi cantonment station has an exclusive reception area dedicated for passengers set to board the luxury train—complete with its own parking arrangements as well.
Coaches of the Palace on Wheels which are named after the princely states of Rajasthan are not exact the copy of the travelling saloons that the Governors and Maharajas used during the times when the British ruled India but it also tries to recreate/depict the same the architectural excellence or main features of the town in his cabins.
More here all guests are pampered in royal style and so much so every guest have their own uniformed Khidmatgars at every beck and call throughout the journey.
The Palace on Wheels not only houses a master bedroom suite but it also has a lounge where guest can recline and relax.
In addition for more rejuvenating experience, various spa the rapiesare also available on board, its newly introduced Spa offers myriads of therapies like Ayurveda, stone therapy, Orient signature, Thai aromatic, and much more to the guests. Well trained masseurs and experts are appointed to enhance the pleasure of reclining.
Palace on Wheels ranks as one of the ten most luxurious train journeys globally has been appreciated by various TV channels like BBC, MTV, ZEE TV, National Geographic and Discovery channel in their shows.
More so, it had been bestowed with the PATA Award in 1987 and voted as the 4th best luxurious train in the world and best in Asia.
Palace on Wheels, a luxury train equipped with all kinds of comfort and modern facilities like satellite TV, WiFi connectivity, attached bathroom, air-condition, dressing or writing table and various similar that guest desire.
In addition to this, its well-stocked bar with wine and liquor, gymnasium, full-fledged library and two well-furnished on-board restaurants Maharaja and Maharani that are decorated traditionally and serve both Indian as well as international cuisines to meet the varied preferences of the guests make a heart-rending trip.
The train debuted on 26 January 1982 powered by the traditional steam engine not only marked the beginning of luxury train in India but it promote the Rajasthan Tourism and Indian culture globally.
One thing that never misses the guest of Palace on Wheels is the feeling of hospitality and welcoming ambience, pioneering the tradition of luxury train tours in India, the train is moving well the style of Indian courtesy for more than three decades.
Hope these facts about the Palace on Wheels may astound you and embark you on a journey aboard the Palace on Wheels; as truly there is no best way to enter and enjoy Royal Rajasthan tour except this luxury train. For more important Information or online reservations for Palace on Wheels – A Week in Wonderland, you can visit http://www.palaceonwheelsindia.org (This website is venture of Travelogy India, A leading organizer of group of India’s luxury trains such as Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey and The Maharajas Express).