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Palace on Wheels
 
 
 
Roll back the pages of time for one glorious week, recapture the pomp and pageantry of a royal past in royal style. Step aboard the Palace on Wheels, once the personal railway coaches of the erstwhile rulers of the princely states of Gujarat and Rajputana, the viceroy of British India and the Nizam of Hyderabad. See Rajasthan in all its splendour and the Taj Mahal at Agra. A celebration of everything that is beautiful. A journey into the past on a luxury train.

Traveling in the famed Palace on Wheels is one of the most memorable ways to explore India's stately splendour. Unquestionably it's an unparalleled experience to ride the replica carriages refurbished to look like the original saloons of the Maharajas, the erstwhile rulers of India. The Palace on Wheels is one of India's most fascinating sojourns covering the pink state capital, Jaipur, the golden citadel, Jaisalmer, the blue city of Jodhpur, the National Park Ramthambhor; the symbol of chivalry, Chittaurgarh, romantic city of Lakes Udaipur, the bird sanctuary Bharatpur and the mughal capital, Agra before returning to Delhi.

Accommodation
14 fully air-conditioned saloons, each a combination of 4 twin bedded with channel music, attached washrooms with running hot and cold water and showers, wall to wall carpeting and other amenities.

Restaurants

Two lavish and beautifully done restaurants; “The Maharaja” and “The Maharani” serve mouthwatering Continental, Chinese, Indian Rajasthani cuisines food.

Bar
A well-stocked bar,with live T.V. facility, serves wine, liquor and spirits of Indian and international make, to keep you in ‘High Spirits’.

Arrival kit
Each guest is provided with an arrival kit consisting of stationery items, brochures, cards etc. Anything additional can be asked for, from the attendant, always available at your service.

Restaurants
Two lavish and beautifully done restaurants; “The Maharaja” and “The Maharani” serve mouthwatering Continental, Chinese, Indian Rajasthani cuisines food.

Attendant or Khidmatgar
An attendant is always available at your service, to take care of all your travel needs.

Indoor Games

Amuse yourself with indoor games like Chess, Playing Cards. Chinese checkers, Carom Board, and Crossword Puzzles etc.

For disabled persons
special assistance available in the form of wheel chairs, crèches and a special attendant for assistance.

Lounge
A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends, getting together and play games.

Luggage collection
Your luggage is picked up and taken to your respective saloons without your worrying about it.

Mail box
A mailbox is provided on board, for posting your mail.

Meals
An exotic array of dishes to choose from the Continental, Indian and Rajasthani cuisines is available on the Palace on Wheels and off board Superb Palacial hotels.

Medical Aid
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 every station. Doctor is available for 1 hrs. for free consultancy in Bar/ Lounge car.

Drinking Water
We make sure, the greatest gift of nature bestowed on us i.e. water is made available to you in its purest form. Purified water is made available to you all through the journey.

Shopping
Certain handicrafts and other special items of Rajasthani origin can be bought from Govt. Recognised shops selling handicrafts.

News papers / Magazines
Leading newspapers greet you every morning over a simmering hot cup of tea or beverage of your choice. Also available for you is a large collection of magazines.

Smoking
The Palace On Wheels is a no smoking train. However , if you wish to smoke, please contact your captain for guidance.

Security
Adequate safety arrangements are made for you as well as your personal belongings in the train itself.

Toiletries
All essential toiletries like soaps, shampoos, moisturizers etc. are available in bathroom.

Voltage
Voltage available on the train: 110/230V

Internet
Internet facility available on board with Laptop.

Souvenir
Souvenir of POW are available for sale

Events on Board
You can celebrate Royal Wedding, Conferences & Business meeting on board.

Culture Shows
Light & Sound program at Chittorgarh , Culture programs and dances at Jaisalmer.

Royal Spa

The well-equipped spa offers various massages and therapies and revitalising solutions amidst royal ambience.
Special Features which makes difference from other Luxury trains.
A. Professional services by the smiling staff having experience of 29 years on board.
B. Camel ride at Sand Dunes, dinner with Rajasthani dances at Jaisalmer.
C. Special lounge to relax in each saloon.
D. Seprate pantry to prepare breakfast in each saloon.
E. Paintings of cote of arms & royal insignia of each saloon.
 
Tariff 2012
Occupancy
September 2011 & April 2012 (Off season)
October 2011 to March 2012 (Season)
Single Occupancy
US $ 500
US $ 670
Double Occupancy
US $ 375
US $ 500
Triple Occupancy
US $ 340
US $ 450
Per person per night

50% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children between 05-12 years of age
10% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children below 05 years.
 
  Tariff are Per person per night

Service Tax @ 2.58% and commercial tax US$ 15 per person extra as applicable.
There will be a 10% surcharge levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas (25th December) and New Year (1st January), The above tariff and itineary is subject to revise without prior notice.
Tariff is inclusive of cost of travel and accommodation, catering (morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner), conducted sightseeing tours in deluxe coaches, entrance fee for monuments and palaces and cultural entertainment. Tariff does not include liquor, laundry, video cameras and other items of personal nature.
No Charter can be booked during X-mas & New Year period.
Booking is as per first come first serve, since the seats are limited kindly book in advance.
Tariff per person per night, (Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years), 10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas/New Year.
 
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