Do you nurture a desire to delve into the royalty and luxury once enjoyed by the raja maharajas? If yes, then Palace on Wheels is the best bet for you. The pride of Rajasthan Tourism, it is among the most luxurious trains in the world. It was designed in the year 1982 to offer a real taste of Rajasthan to tourists who come here in great number. Offering the ambiance of a stunning palace, the train reflects the rich cultural of the state. The coaches of the train have serves as the personal coaches of the kings of the then princely states of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Hyderabad. For a kingly experience plan a Palace on Wheels tour and experience the lifestyle of a king. The train covers the enchanting tourist destinations of North India such as Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranthambhor National Park, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Bharatpur bird sanctuary and Agra. It offers a luxurious tour of 7 nights/8 days. Schedule The train starts from Delhi Cant Railway Station on every Wednesday of the week and after covering all its destination comes back to Delhi after a week. It remains operational from September to April every year. Facilities There are 14 air conditioned deluxe saloons in the train. Deriving their names from the erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan, the saloons are equipped with all the modern facilities and amenities. Each saloon is decorated like an opulent palace. To take care of your needs and comfort a Khidmatgar (personal attendant) is always at your service. To gorge on traditional Rajasthani cuisine and a variety of other cuisine such as Chinese and Continental dine at any of the two restaurants of the train. They are named as Maharani and Maharaja. And if you wish to enjoy your evening with a drink, then visit its bar which is well stocked with a variety of liquor. The evenings are also marked by cultural performances such as dance, music and puppet shows. There is a shopping arcade on board where you can buy wonderful handicrafts of Rajasthan. There is so much to enjoy and experience on Palace on Wheels Tour.