The word ‘Luxury’ starts and ends at Palace on Wheels only. The train is regarded as one of the revered luxury trains not only in India but in the whole world. It is rated as the 4th best luxury train all across the globe. The luxury train was designed keeping in mind the erstwhile kings and rulers of the country who used to travel in such types of railway coaches for nuptial sojourn, hunting trip and occasion of state tours. The train is a joint venture between Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) and Indian Railways, which started its operation in the year 1982. It is equipped with traditional treatments yet all modern amenities and services. The train will help you exploring Rajasthan and its famous tourists’ destinations like Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, and Bharatpur. The whole sojourn will be of 7 nights and 8 days, which will commence from Delhi and weaves through Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, and Agra and finally ends the sojourn at Delhi itself.
The various destinations of the Palace on Wheels India are described as follows:
Delhi – The national capital of India needs no introduction. Delhi is a very beautiful place having lots of local attractions, which attract tourists from all across the globe. There are many ancient and medieval monuments, which are tourists’ foremost desire to visit like Jama Masjid, https://regardingluxury.com/ Red Fort, Humanyun’s Tomb, Myraid Temples and many more.
Jaipur is the largest city of Rajasthan, which is popularly known as “The Pink City”. The structure of Jaipur shall remind you of the flavour of Rajputs and the regal families. This beautiful pink city is a very famous tourist destination in India. The city is multifaceted, which provides countless attractions to tourists coming from all across the globe.
Jaisalmer – The city is renowned by the name, the Golden City because it stands on a ridge of yellow sandstone structures. Jaisalmer is located amidst the Thar Desert and is renowned for sand dunes and vast expanse of Indus Valley Civilization. The major tourists’ attractions, which grab the attention of tourists with their fascinating charm, are forts, museums, havelis, temples and the sand dunes is also a major source of attraction.
Jodhpur – Located in the barren landscape of Thar Desert, is the second largest city of Rajasthan. The city is known as “the Sun City” because of its sunny weather throughout the year and also “the Blue City” because there is a plethora of blue painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The major tourists’ attractions in Jaisalmer are Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Mahamandir temple, Balsamand Lake, Kailana Lake and much more.
Udaipur is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Traveler + Leisure magazine also voted Udaipur as the world’s best city in 2009. The city is popularly known as the “City of Lakes” as it is equipped with many beautiful lakes like Lake Pichola, Fatah Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar.
Chittorgarh is a place with very vast history. The fort of Chittorgarh was under siege of the city thrice a time by invaders, Rajput romantics chose death before dishonor. Apart from this, there are many tourists’ attractions in the city, which include Chittorgarh Fort, Kalika Mata temple, Rani Padmani’s Palace, Rana Kumbha’s Palace and much more.
Sawai Madhopur is the home to Rathambore Fort and Ranthambore National Park. The most exciting feature of Ranthambore is that it is the only place in Rajasthan where tigers are spotted. Apart of tigers, there are around 300 species of birds in the park, which also attract tourists from all across the world.
Bharatpur – It was founded by Maharaja Suraj Malin 1733, which is regarded as the Eastern gateway of Rajasthan. The name of the city was given on the name of Bharat, the younger brother of Lord Rama. Bharatpur is also known as “the Bird watchers’ paradise” and the city is also recognized as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites because of its Keoladeo Ghana National Park.
Fatehpur Sikri – The city was founded by the Mughal Emperor Akbar on the advice given by Sheikh Salim Chisti. After few years, the city was abandoned because of many reasons but the main reason was the lack of water in the city. But the palaces and mosques in the city are still the main source of attraction from the past 300 years, which grab the attention of tourists.
Agra – It is a place which doesn’t need any introduction. Agra is renowned all over the world because of its monument “the Taj Mahal”, which is among the Seven Wonders of the World. The city is located in the banks of Yamuna. Apart from Taj Mahal, the other places of attraction are Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb, Jama Masjid and much more.