No More Queues for Booking Tickets of Palace on Wheels
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No More Queues for Booking Tickets of Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheel might take you the world of animation movies like Dumbo and Polar express, reminding of your childhood when you might haven’t thought that there would be something like a luxurious train that would offer you all kinds of facilities availed in a lavish hotel. It is a lavish train which was begun by Indian Railways for promoting Rajasthan tourism. The train was renovated and restarted in August 2009 with new furnishing, cuisine and itinerary and was also nominated as the 4th lavish train of the world in 2010.

Basically, the train was commenced in 1982 on January 26. The idea of imperial trains came from majestic coaches of train which were mainly meant for personal use by the former rulers of Hyderabad, Gujarat, Rajput and British. Although the place offers a harsh climate in the deserts of Rajasthan but the creative minds of the people has converted the inhospitable areas of India into the most favorable one for the tourists. The state of Rajasthan has become the first preferential choice of vacationers. Having marvelous interiors, it was designed by Delhi based engineer Monika Khanna.


Royal Train has a total number of 14 coaches each of which are forenamed after the Rajput states with matching interiors and artistic tastes. The names of the coaches are Udaipur, Alwar, Sirohi, Bharatpur, Kota, Bikaner, Kishangarh, Bundi, Jodhpur, Dholpur, Jhalawar, Dungargarh, Jaipur and Jaisalmer. All of them have been ornamented with luxurious amenities. In addition, the luxurious train has two restaurants namely ‘Maharani’ and ‘Maharaja’ serving its clients with Chinese and continental cuisines.

Train Route:

Beginning its tour from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station, the train starts its eight days journey roving around Rajasthan with the stoppages at Bharatpur, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Chittaurgarh, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur and finally reaching at Agra.

In early times, the tickets of the train could be purchased only in dollars but now it can even be purchased in INR.

The fares of the trip might vary as per the seasons, age group and type of occupancy as these have been classified into triple, double and single type whereas special concessions are availed for children between the age group of 5-12years. Fares might increase or decrease according to the routes and during Christmas and New Years. In addition, the charges can also be revised without any prior notice. The extra charges levied on videography, liquors and laundry services along with mandatory services charges.

If you want to book your early tickets, India palace on wheels Booking can now be done online and thus, you no more need to stand in the queue waiting for your turn.

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