PALACE ON WHEELSRATED NO. 4 LUXURY TRAIN IN THE WORLD & READERS TRAVEL AWARD by Conde Nast Traveller.
The Palace on Wheels was launched by RTDC (Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation) and Indian Railways on the date of India Republic day 26th January in the year 1982 and decided to initiate it as a special heritage tourist train to Rajasthan. Since then, this luxury train in India has hosted people from all over the world. This Luxury Train of India won the PATA Gold Award in year 1987 and also voted the 4th best luxurious train in the world in year 2010 by global travel magazine Conde Nast. Palace on Wheels has 7days and 8 night’s journeys which ride across the Rajasthan (Land of Rajputana Kings).
Palace on Wheels travel around all major destinations in Rajasthan with stop in Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur and Agra. The train has 14 coaches /carriages; each of the cabins is named after erstwhile Rajput states. Each coach has its four cabins named saloons equipped with world class amenities to enhance the majestic charm and beauty of luxury train travel by the Indian Railways. The royal interiors of the train, the beautifully designed carriages and the plush restaurants, bar and lounge, the train qualifies much more than just being called a train and that is why it is the Palace on Wheels! Come on board and treasure the experience.