Palace On Wheels Train

With a noble motive to promote tourism in Rajasthan, the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and Indian Railways launched the first Indian luxury train Palace on Wheels, on 26th January 1982. This royal Indian train has 14 guest coaches, all reflecting a decorative style similar to the personal carriages used by the Maharajas of the yore. Over the years, the train has been refurbished many times to accommodate technological advancements to ensure a better tour experience for the guests. Moreover, modern high-tech amenities have been introduced along with modifications in the itinerary and off-train excursion tours.The warmth of hospitality and the welcoming ambiance of Palace on Wheels never miss casting their charm on guests. With its distinctive appeal, grace, and charm, this train has placed itself among the top five luxury trains in the world. Pioneering the tradition of luxury train tours in India, the train has been carrying well the sophistication of Indian courtesy for over three decades.

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Palace On Wheels Train

Nothing can beat the romanticism of the royal train tour on Palace on Wheels, India’s first luxury train. The history of Palace on Wheels is as interesting and fascinating as its journey itself.


The coaches of the Palace on Wheels derive their names from the princely states of India and so does the motiff of decor. There are 4 twin bedded chambers in each coach and is soaked in the ethnic decor.


The Palace on Wheels features state-of-the-art amenities and en-suite facilities. Each guest carriage is a replica of an original private salon of erstwhile Maharajas, Nizams and Viceroys of India.


One of the iconic Indian Luxury trains, the Palace on Wheels flaunts two types of cabins namely Deluxe and Super Deluxe. Adorned in its themed stone color, each of these cabins of Palace on Wheels offers matchless experience in the lap of the luxury. Furnished with amazing décor, these opulent cabins feature beautiful artworks, rich silk fabrics and antique wooden furniture work.

General Information

Have some questions or query before taking that final decision about traveling aboard Palace on Wheels? Wonder what’s the dress code, available extensions, required documents, smoking policy or if the train is friendly for disable person or not? Have any special dietary requirement? Check out the general information regarding the Palace on Wheels luxury train travel.