The Mayur Mahal restaurant with unique theme decor and capacity to seat 42 guests is one of the in-house restaurant cars in the world’s leading luxury train.
The luxury version of Palace on Wheels train is Royal Rajasthan on Wheels train that departs from Delhi and covers Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ranthabore, Jaipur, Chittorgarh, Agra, Khajuraho and Varanasi, coming back to Delhi.
The passenger coaches which were originally meant to be the personal railway coaches of the erstwhile rulers of princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India. These coaches were not being used by the Indian Railways after independence in normal passenger trains on account of very rich and traditional interiors.
The name “Palace-on-Wheels” (POW) was derived from its royal back-ground of the coaches & first introduced in 1982. A new meter gauge air conditioned Palace-on-Wheels was introduced in 1990 & had 13 Saloons, 2 Restaurant cum Kitchen car, one Bar cum Lounge and 4 Service Cars. In order to further increase the amenities on the train and due to over all gauge conversion in the state, a new broad gauge Palace-on-Wheels has been constructed. & has been running since 1995. It’s 14 Saloons are inter-connected, the interior matching the aesthetics of the royal states. The cabins of each saloon name attached with showers.The train also has a well appointed lounge, library, bar & dining cars.
In the past 20 years of operations, the Palace-on-Wheels has been rated as one of the best ten luxurious rail journeys in the world.
We offer add on packages with our luxury trains so you get a greater essence of our spicy Indian mixture.
A lot of topographies, and very little time.
Cultures within a culture. The journey echos and rhymes.
The Himalayas beckon. Answer their call.
The Super Deluxe Cabin aboard the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
It follows a similar itinerary to the Palace on Wheels.
It was originally created several years ago, to be a luxury version of The Palace on Wheels.
Priced at USD 1050 per day for a 7N/8D journey,
that starts and ends at New Delhi, covering Jaipur, Jodhpur, Agra, Udaipur, Ranthabhore and other destinations.
The season is from October- March every year.
India’s first PAN South Indian luxury train.
Places Covered: Bangalore – Chennai – Mamallapuram – Pondicherry – Tiruchirapalli & Thanjavur – Madurai – Kanyakumari – Thiruvananthapuram – Backwaters & Kochi / Allepey – Bangalore
The Presidential Suite: One of the world’s most expensive luxury train cabin, starting at USD 3000 per day.
Cabin Area: 448 Sq. feet
Two bedrooms, two attached bathrooms (one with bath tub),
a living cum dining room.
Capacity: 4 people
The Palace on Wheels of South India- Golden Chariot Train tour has been rated by Vanity Fair, U.K. amongst the top seven train journeys in the world. It is a luxury train appointed with the finest facilities that takes you on a journey truly unique and memorable.
A 7N/8D itinerary includes
Day 01 : MON : Bangalore Depart
Day 02 : TUE : Drive From Mysore / Kabini – Overnight Stay
Day 03 : WED Morning : Mysore Palace & Srirangapatna Fort
Day 03 : WED Afternoon : Mysore
Day 04 : THURS Morning : Gomateswara Hill Monolith
Day 04 : THURS Afternoon : Belur & Halebid
Day 05 : FRI : HAMPI – UNESCO World Heritage Site Day 06 : SAT : UNESCO World Heritage Site of Badami and Pattadakal
Day 7 : Sun : GOA Churches & Golden Beaches
Day 8 : Mon : BANGALORE Return