With a noble motive to promote tourism in Rajasthan, the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation along with Indian Railway launched the first Indian luxury train Palace on Wheels on 26th January' 1982. This royal Indian train has 14 guest coaches, all of which reflect a decorative style similar to that of the personal carriages used by the Maharajas of the yore. Over the years, the train has been refurbished many times to accommodate technological advancements so that a better tour experience can be ensured to the guests. Moreover, the high-tech modern amenities have also been introduced along with modification in the itinerary and off-train excursion tours.
The warmth of hospitality and the welcoming ambience of Palace on Wheels never miss to cast its 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 is carrying well the sophistication of Indian courtesy for more than three decades.