Rajasthan – a tourism hotpsot for decades is known for rich culture and several cities with a specialty of their own. Apart from the heritage sights of interest, the cities of Rajasthan shines with innumerable monuments & fortresses built by the rulers of ancient times. These heritage structures showcase the brilliant architecture of the Mughals and Rajputana dynasties. The Mehrangarh Fort built on a hilltop has several iconic monuments inside the high walls. Energetic people only can walk the lengthy trail up to the fort. Like this fortress there are several palaces that shimmer within various cities of Rajasthan. Several palaces are dotted along Jodhpur, known as the blue city. The City Palace looks like it is floating on the tranquil waters of Lake Pichola in the City of Lakes, Udaipur. Like these cities, there are many more where you can explore the rich history of the state of Rajasthan.
The Palace on Wheels is one of the finest luxury trains in the world offering world – class facilities on-board inside fully air conditioned cabins on week long tours to regions in and around Rajasthan. The sightseeing tour takes you to world renowned sights including the Seven Wonders of the World – Taj Mahal. Have lunch at a 5-star heritage hotel, deluxe resort or even at the Amber Fort on selected days of the tour. Visit art museums, see wildlife in their natural habitat, and watch birds in the sanctuaries spread over several acres of forest land. Take a ride in a ferry/ boat ride across the picturesque lake waters of Rajasthan. Tour each historic monument that has an interesting story and is maintained in an extra ordinary way. There are guided off-board excursions organized for guests to visit mighty monuments and see the beauty of the land of the majestic kingdoms.
Tour Mighty Kingdoms of Rajasthan on the Palace on Wheels
The cabins of the Palace on Wheels are named after each of these great regions once ruled by Kings who lived in the palaces. The interiors of the carriages are made to reflect the opulence of those Kingly times. The furnishings and decor used in personal cabins and the common places inside the train give a feel of royalty onboard. There are portraits of historical figures, artistic tapestries, wall to wall carpeting, reflecting great art with mirror work and semi precious stones. Guests may have king – style lunches and dinners in the two lavish dining cars – Maharajah & Maharani. The two restaurants onboard serve delectable traditional sytle and international cuisine. Lift your spirits at the bar car has a good collection of domestic and international drinks as well as serves electric mix of cocktails when required. The Spa car and relaxation Lounge car help guests to have a rejuvenation experience while moving to new destinations.
Guests of the Palace on Wheels can experience this royal lifestyle on the week long journeys organized by Palace on Wheels train. They are welcomed in a traditional way and served on-board in staff dressed in traditional turban showcasing the ancient culture of Rajasthan. There are all meals included, limited alcoholic / non-alcoholic beverages, en-suite fully equipped washrooms, laundry services, and around the clock helper during the onboard journey. Various occupancies and accommodations are available in different types of on-board suites & cabins to suit your choice if traveling single, with friends or family.
Get pampered with amazing 5 – star facilities in the lap of luxury and visits to 5 world heritage sites, go on a shopping trip to local colorful markets and get treated to various cultural folk performances. This is only possible on the Palace on Wheels week – long / shorter luxury tours that explore the Rich and Heritage Culture of Rajasthan.