World famous and India’s foremost royal luxury train -“The Palace on Wheels” (POW) rolled on its first commercial journey for 2012-13 to Rajasthan & other destinations especially World’s famous wonder Taj Mahal of Agra from Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi. In first trip 54 tourists expected to travel from different places of the world on this super luxurious train. In 34 rounds from September 2012 to April 2013 three thousand one hundred passengers are expected to travel in this royal train.
In order to provide the World Class journey with the five star facilities in the train POW has luxuries and modern facilities including Royal “Spa” and “gym” for the passengers. The train has 23 coaches comprising of 14 Saloon’s, One Spa Coach, two Restaurant known as “Maharaja” & “Maharani” & one “Reception cum Bar”. The itinerary for the season would be Delhi-Jaipur-Sawaimadhopur-chittorgarh-Udaipur-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Bharatpur-Agra-Delhi. The capacity of POW is of carrying 104 passengers at a time.
An additional coach is added in the name of Royal SPA where the guests will enjoy Ayurvedic & Non Ayurvedic massage. This year the Palace on Wheels will provide delicious Indian & Foreign Food to the valued guests.
After the grand success of POW which is Joint venture of RTDC & Indian Railways they have started another Super luxury Train “Royal Rajasthan on Wheels” which will be rolled out its first commercial journey for this year from October 7th, 2012 to Rajasthan and other destinations like for Khajuraho and Varanasi from Safdarjung Railway station, New Delhi.
Relish the lifestyles of the kings of yore on board the Palace on Wheels, while listening to the silent tales of glory and valor told by the majestic forts and splendid palaces of Rajasthan.