The dream journey of lifetime, royal and luxurious Palace on Wheels began its first tour of the season yesterday from Delhi. Today the luxury train will arrive in Jaipur and halt at the Jaipur Junction Railway station for hours.
The Palace on Wheels with all modern facilities will travel to Jaipur, Sawaimadhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra before returning to the capital.
The royal train has undergone some renovations and now has 23 coaches comprising 14 saloons, one spa coach, two restaurants–“Maharaja” and “Maharani”, one reception-cum-bar and a health club gym!
The seven-day journey takes the tourists across mountains, rivers, forests and sand dunes in air-conditioned comfort. It will make a total of 34 trips from September 2013 to April 2014 and around 3000 passengers are expected to travel in the train.