Palace on Wheels Facilities
Palace On Wheels India is the only regularly operating Luxury Train in India,
at present this heritage train of Rajasthan comprises 14 well appointed inter-connected
passenger coaches, which have been named after Kota, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer,
Jodhpur, Bikaner, Alwar, Sirohi, Kishangarh, Bundi, Dungarpur, Bharatpur, Jhalawar
and Dholpur. Besides, there are two Dining Cars in Palace on Wheels India, with
fresh food being cooked in onboard kitchen; One bar-cum-lounge car & four
service cars. This luxury train of India also has a small library, mini-gym
& beauty parlour. This luxury train, Palace on wheels is fully airconditioned.
Coaches on the Palace of Wheels
You'll be delighted you chose to see Rajasthan by the Palace-On-Wheels. On board,
you'll feel like an erstwhile monarch, travelling in regal splendour. Each Coach
named after the erstwhile princely state. It has 4 twin-bedded chambers, thoughtfully
decorated in ethnic Rajasthani décor. Channel music, intercom, attached
toilets, running hot and cold water, shower and wall-to-wall carpeting are some
of the facilities to make you feel at home. Each saloon has personal attendants
or Khidmatgars, who are at your beck and call to extend a courteous helping
hand, should you need anything.
The names of the saloons are based on the princely states of Rajasthan - Jaipur,
Jodhpur, Alwar, Bundi, Kota, Jhalawar, Dungarpur, Dholpur, Bharatpur, Jaisalmer,
Sirohi, Bikaner, Udaipur and Kishangarh. The decor of each saloon has highlighted
the cultural ethos of the state, represented through the use of furniture, handicrafts,
paintings and furnishings. The ceiling in the lounge is of particular interest.
Each coupe is different but the over all ambience of the decor of the saloons
has been taken care of to provide continuity. Each saloon has cream yellow color
on its exterior walls and bears the Coat of Arms (logo) of the erstwhile princely
Each saloon has 4 coupes (sleeping rooms) with attached bath and toilet. In
every saloon, there is one saloon captain and 2 attendants to look after the
personal needs of its guests. Each saloon has a mini pantry properly equipped
to provide ready tea/coffee and snacks.
The Dining Cars
are two dining cars in Palace on wheels, that have been tastefully decorated
in the authentic Rajasthani style in this heritage train of Rajasthan. The Maharaja
and Maharani restaurants have seating arrangement in groups of two and four
near the windows. Continental and Indian cuisine are prepared by the master
chef. Mouth-watering Rajasthani specialities are also served. The finger-licking
food, together with the excellent hospitality, yields a perfect meal. Travelling
by Palace on Wheels India is a delight that would surely fascinate you.
At the end of each coach is a separate lounge where passengers can relax when
they wish to move out of their bedrooms. Here they can unwind with a book or
magazine, engage in conversation, or simply watch the panoramic vista of the
great Indian country side.
The Bar-cum-Lounge in Palace on Wheels, is furnished with period furniture to
create the royal ambience. It is spacious and beautifully decorated. The bar
is stocked with a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. You can
select from the finest collection of spirits and wines. From scotch to cocktails,
Palace on wheels serves them all.
coach has four coupés, done in colors reminiscent of the state, and highlighted
by its royal emblem. Two of the Coupes feature double beds while the other two
have train beds. A third bed, for an additional person, or an accompanying child,
is in the form of a fold-away bed on a higher tier. Each compartment has an
attached bath with running hot/cold water and showers, built-in wardrobes, overhead
and night lights, piped music, reading lights etc.
Two lavish and beautifully done restaurants; "The Maharaja" and "The
Maharani" serve mount - watering Continental, Indian and Rajasthani cuisine
that would definitely make way to your heart through your stomach.
Certain handicrafts and other special items of Rajasthani origin can be bought
while you visit the places covered by the Palace - on - Wheels and a Catalogue
of typical Rajasthani items is also available on board.
cherish these special moments of glory and to remind you of these times when
you walk down memory lane a few years from now, we take a group photograph which
is given to you as a souvenir.
A mail box is provided on board, which discharges your mail with utmost care
Your health, obviously tops the chart of our priority list. First aid is available
on the train, whereas a doctor can be arranged on call at the very next station.
Chess, Playing Cards, Chinese Checkers, Carrom Board and Crossword Puzzles are
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