You must have seen many ways trance till date. Including metro, train bullet train and ordinary train. But today I will tell you about a train in Rajasthan which is no less than a five star hotel in itself. You can see everything that is present in Rajasthan in this train. From this you can get an idea of how grand this train is. In this train, you get everything you can think of from the gym. That is why it is named Palace on Wheel. Which means revolving palace.
So let’s go on the journey of Palace on Wheel.
- 1 The Palace on Wheel is run by the Indian Railways for the Government of Rajasthan.
- 2 The book of the grandest train has been found thrice
- 2.1 What is the food menu of Place on Wheel?
The Palace on Wheel is run by the Indian Railways for the Government of Rajasthan.
- The Palace on Wheel is otherwise run by the Indian Railways. But this train runs at the expense of the Government of Rajasthan. That is, the entire cost from its maintenance to operation is borne by the Rajasthan government. In this train, you get to see the local tableau of Rajasthan.
Highlights of the Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheel has a total of 14 coaches. The special thing about these coaches is that you do not have to go down from one coach to another. These are designed in such a way that you can travel the entire train in one go. Or you can see this train.
The 14 coaches of this train are named after the districts of Rajasthan. Such as Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jaipur, Dhaulpur, Jodhpur etc. Apart from this, the names of the remaining coaches have also been named on the basis of districts of Rajasthan.
What do you get to see in the Palace on Wheel
If you travel in Place on Wheels, then it will be a forgotten dream moment of your life. In this train you will be treated like Raja Maharajas. Along with this, you also get facilities like gym restaurant. In this train you get 24/7 open restaurant. Apart from this, facilities like massage and parlor are also available in this train. However, you will have to pay a separate charge for the massage. The train bathrooms are designed in Western style. Here you will also get a separate bathroom for Savar. Both hot and cold water fountains have been installed for the sea.
The book of the grandest train has been found thrice
You can gauge the grandeur of the Palace on Wheel by the fact that this train has been rated as the world’s grandest train three times. Apart from this, many more awards have been given to this train so far. Let us tell you that this train has been operated since 1982. And this is the only train in India which has never been in deficit till date.
The craze of Place on Wheel is also seen in tourists. According to the government data, every year, most of the bookings on Place on Wheels are filled in advance booking. Every year from 70 to 90 percent of its booking is done in advance booking only. Even if you want to roam in this train, you will have to make advance booking. Let us tell you, this train is operated by Rajasthan Tourism Corporation. And you can get tickets for this train by going to its official website.
Talking about the food menu of Place on Wheel, here too you can see a long list. About 36 types of food are served at Place on Wheels. It has a famous dish of Rajasthan, from Dal Baati Churma, to Bihar’s famous dish Litti Chokha. Along with this, you also get to see Mishti Doi, the famous dish of Bengal. Apart from this, you can find dishes like Rasgulla Gulab Jamun in the Desert. This time, some West Rent Diseases have also been included in the Palace on Wheels dinner menu. Which includes French and Chinese dishes.
Also, you also get beer and sampion in the restaurant here, so if you want to enjoy the sampian during the trip then you can also pick it up. In such a situation, if you are traveling in a Palace on Wheels, then you will not miss anything, yes you will have to spend a huge budget for this train, but it can never be forgotten for a lifetime. Will happen.
How long does the Palace on Wheel last
The Palace on Wheel is operated from September to April. During this time this train is operated every month. In such a situation, if you want to roam in Rajasthan’s grandest train or somewhere in the world’s grandest train, then you are welcome. October or November may be the perfect time to visit the Place on Wheel. Because at this time it gets a little cold here. And the pink cold of the pink city is famous all over the world. In such a situation, if you want to roam in the Palace on Wheel, then get advance booking done in October-November. Because tourists also come here more at this time. It starts to get a little hot in April. In such a situation, you may face some problems. By the way, you will also enjoy full AC in the train. But when you go for outdoor, then you may have to face the heat. In such a situation, the time of October-November will be best for you.
How much does Palace on Wheel fare?
If you are visiting from abroad then you may have to pay a maximum of ₹ 875000 for this. By the way, train coaches are divided into three categories. The first class coaches are of the deluxe category. In it you can move 2 people together. Its fare is around ₹ 35000 for 1 day. Apart from this, the second class coaches are in the super deluxe category. Its fare is around ₹ 40000 m. In this a person gets a chance to roam alone. And if you book a super luxury deluxe class coach then you go to a private cabin. All coaches have comfortable beds and sofas.
Low Place on Wheels fare for Indians
If you are an Indian, and want to take a walk in the Palace on Wheels, then you are relieved. In this train you will have to pay less fare. The Palace on Wheels fare is maximum 450000 for Indians. Here too you will get three categories. You can choose whatever you want. Well my experience has been that you choose the lowest paid coach. Because almost all coaches have the same facilities. Yes, you get a little more space. Which are expensive coaches.
Which places will take you to the Palace on Wheels
The Palace on Wheels has a total tour plan with night and 8 days. First the Palace on Wheel starts from Safdarjung railway station in Delhi. From here this train will first take you to Delhi, then to Jaipur and then to Bharatpur. After this you reach Udaipur, the most beautiful city of Rajasthan. After this you are rotated to Agra. After Agra, the train returns to Safdarjung railway station in Delhi. You will be welcomed at the red carpet. At the time of reception, you will experience why it is one of the grandest trains in the world. You will be welcomed exactly like the King Maharajas.
The Palace on Wheel is India’s oldest grand train
The Palace on Wheels has been in operation since 1982. Let us tell you that one of the grandest trains in India, Palace on Wheel is the oldest grand train in India.
However, its operation was briefly halted. But later Palace on Wheel operations started back in 2009. And since then, this train has been running continuously every year. In such a situation, if you want to roam in the Palace on Wheel, then you are welcome.