Palace on Wheels

The enchanting Palace on Wheels is exactly as its name suggest; the train is decorated exactly as maharajahs of yesteryear would have enjoyed. Expect 14 extravagant coaches named after former Rajput states, with  paintings, colour schemes and furnishings that reflect each individual region. While nostalgic in atmosphere, each of these carriages will make passengers feel like a monarch, with personal attendants at your beck and call throughout your journey.

Taking a maximum of 104 passengers, the Palace on Wheels offers accommodation in 52 wood-panelled twin-bedded cabins, with access to private ensuite facilities. Guests are provided with mineral water and bath amenities, while your “khidmatgar” or attendant is on hand to help with refreshments or any other requests.

Meals are served in two opulent restaurants where diners can choose from various cuisines. However, the emphasis is on the many regional specialties of Rajasthan. There is also a well-stocked bar offering an array of premium spirits. For relaxation, the Palace on Wheels has a lounge with board games and reading materials available.


Where to board the Palace on Wheels

The Palace on Wheels departs from South Delhi’s Safdarjang Railway Station, about 30 minutes from the city centre. 

Activities on Palace on Wheels

  • Off-train sightseeing tours as per itinerary

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Palace on Wheels Highlights

  • A lavish luxury train inspired by the private locomotives of erstwhile Indian maharajas
  • Comprised of 23 opulent coaches named after former princely states
  • Exquisite meals in two evocative restaurants and a well-stocked bar
  • Explore the highlights of Rajasthan and north India including the Taj Mahal and Jaipur
  • Enjoy unique experiences such as a Ranthambore tiger safari and bird-watching in Bharatpur

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