What can be a more truly Indian
experience than a train journey from one part of the country to another? Whether in the
train or at stations, it is microcosmic of an Indian way of life.
In other parts of the world, travel is
an interlude as you go from one place to another, a suspension of time; for the time it
takes you to reach your destination your are suspended in motion. But in
life continues – on the trains, on platforms, at stations. People cook, eat, wash
their clothes, bathe, quarrel, make friends, laugh, cry, pray, meditate, sleep – the
whole gamut of living and being.
Can you hear the whistle?
Can you hear the chug-chug on the
Can you feel the rhythm of the
Then hurry, don’t miss your train!
The Palace – On – Wheels
An extraordinary train for
extraordinary people. A train with historic charm and modern conveniences. A royal train
beckoning you to step aboard for a week of splendour. It takes you on a royal odyssey.
Bringing alive the luxury of princely travel of the age of the Raj, the Palace-On-Wheels
has been designed to suit modern needs with central air-conditioning, soothing four
channel music, interconnected telephone system in the train, a separate pantry and
lounge in each coach, comfortable coupes with the privacy of attached bathrooms, two
speciality restaurants – ‘Maharaja’ and ‘Maharani’, serving exotic Indian,
Continental and Rajasthani cuisine, a well stocked bar, a reading and relaxing coah and
friendly smiling attendants serving you round the clock.
The 14 coaches of the Palace-On-Wheels
with rich decor that evokes the age of Rajput chivalry, are named after former royal
Rajput states –
, Alwar, Sirohi, Kishangarh, Bundi, Dungarpur, Bharatpur, Jhalawar and
Dholpur. As most
of the traveling is done at night, your days are left free – for discovering the
delights of Rajasthan.
Palace on Wheel
Besides the Palace
on Wheels, there are a number of high-speed, modern trains that transport tourists
between key cities and tourist destinations.
Such as Rajdhani , Shatabdi Express &
Super express trains.