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.