A ride in the Palace on Wheels train in India is a lifetime experience. It is the first luxury train in India that entered the service in 1982 and was started by the Indian Railways to promote tourism in Rajasthan. It is counted among the ten best luxury trains in the world and is the most popular luxury train in India. It boasts the royal legacy of Rajasthan and allows the tourists to explore the rich culture and heritage of Rajasthan.
Palace on Wheels takes the passengers across all the major cities of Rajasthan. The route includes a visit to Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur and Bharatpur. Delhi is the starting point of this journey, and Agra is included as an added attraction. It travels through the night between the cities thereby allowing the tourists to have the entire day to explore them.
Palace on Wheels is a true to its name. This luxury train has all the amenities that one can wish for. From interiors to food, everything is so lavish and luxurious that it brings back the glorious bygone era of the Maharajas. There are 14 coaches in this train and are named after the old kingdoms and princely states of Rajputana. Two restaurants and bar lounge area is included in the train along with many other recreational facilities.
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