Treat yourself to a fascinating journey through some of the most beautiful places in India. With the progress of civilization, the royals that once ruled diferent areas of Rajasthan are now no more. But Palace on Wheels will take you on a royal cruise through the beautiful deserts, craggy mountains and last but not the least, to the poetry in marble, the Taj Mahal. The cruise is intended to give you a pleasure trip that is very much comparable with the royalty of yore. Luxurious cabins, well stocked bars, dining cars and very personalized service, all combine together to make your holiday aboard the Palace On Wheels an unforgettable experience.
The train has fourteen coaches named after 14 former Rajput states. The interior of the compartments are furnished in keeping with the royal ambience and every aspect of the train is done up to give the passengers a tour of a lifetime. Each of these saloons has a mini pantry and a lounge so that the passengers have a ready supply of hot and cold beverages whenever they need it. The train has 14 air conditioned saloons with four twin bedded chambers. It has channel music, intercom and attached toilets. The beautiful furniture and inlaid motifs are so spectacular that it will simply fascinate you with its opulent grandeur.
The two wonderful restaurant in the train, "The Maharaja" and "The Maharani" serve some wonderful cuisine. If you love continental cuisine or want to taste Chinese delicacy, you will find it all in the train. There are also lip-smacking Indian and Rajasthani cuisine to be tasted. The train has a well stocked bar that offers finest Indian spirits as well as different international brands. All the coaches have a well stocked library. While on the journey you can enjoy the brief periods of solitude with books.
Palace On Wheels is one of its kind in the world. It is equipped with the state of the art facilities like saloon lounge, color television and a CD player. The added features become all the more unique if it is taken into consideration that all these facilities are given inside a moving train. There is also a satellite phone that will help you to keep in touch with the rest of the world. This wonderful train is a fascinating vehicle to explore the sights and sounds of India.