11 Must Things to Do While Travelling with Palace on Wheels Train
Most luxurious train in the world is not another part of the Indian transport system to reach its destination, it is a new way of experiencing “The Indian Royal Grandeur”. For its unrivaled hospitality and its extraordinary combination of classic and contemporary lifestyle, Palace on Wheels has been crowned the best train in the PATWA Award, 2018.
Let’s take a look inside this traditional Indian luxury train and check the 11 things you should not miss on your trip.
1. Indulge in Luxury
Just do not explore the palaces and castles of Rajasthan, but also absorb the same luxury in the train’s royal carriages. There are 14 air-conditioned coaches on the train, all of which resemble palaces and hunting lodges of Rajasthan. The opulence drips from every corner of the car, with wall to wall carpets, old paintings and against mirrors hanging from the walls and a bouquet of fresh roses every day gives a fresh and exotic aroma to the carriage. Immerse yourself in the large, soft bed after a day’s travel or observe the change of landscape through the huge window of your room.
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2. Rejuvenate with SPA Treatment
Turn this vacation into a truly rejuvenating and refreshing experience by relaxing in the Ayurveda SPA aboard the Palace on Wheels. In addition to Ayurveda, you can also request therapies with stones, Thai and oriental massages here. The atmosphere is cozy with soft lights and warm aromatic candles, while the expert therapists guarantee maximum comfort.
3. Go For Jungle Safari
What is a vacation without much emotion? Palace on Wheels keeps its promise to give you an immemorial vacation on a trip to the Ranthambore National Park and Keoladeo National Park. While Ranthambore is the natural refuge of the royal tigers of Bengal, Keoladeo is a paradise for birdwatchers. The Keoladeo National Park is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, while Ranthambore is considered the best place in India to see the Royal Bengal Tigers. Guests can request safari tours by jeep or elephant and everything is organized by the train staff.
4.Treat your taste buds with quintessential cuisines
Any trip is incomplete without tasting the authentic dishes of that place, a trip to Rajasthan is no exception. Try traditional cuisines such as kher sangri, laalmaas, dal, baati, churma and many more at Palace on Wheels restaurants. The food is served in a real way in imported crockery, delicately designed glasses and handmade cutlery. The mayordomos dress as royal khidmatgars. There are 2 dining cars on the train, namely, Maharaja and Maharani, these dining rooms are lit with chandeliers and chandeliers, while the chairs and tables are made of fine wood. The arrangement of the seats allows each guest to take a look at the landscape that happens when they have their food.
5. Experience Desert Safari
Imagine a ride on camels dressed as the sun sets on the golden sands of the Thar, this is what you get when you travel with Palace on Wheels. The train staff organizes an exquisite camel and desert safari on this trip. What else? After reaching the deserts, there is a special arrangement in the Sam Sand Dunes of Jaisalmer where the nights become magical under the starlit sky with the sarangi melodies and ladies dancing to the rhythm of popular songs.
6. Go For City Excursions
Last but not least, you should visit the palaces and forts of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur and Agra. Rajasthan is a state of legends and the bards of these places allow you to know the interesting stories related to the palaces and fortresses. Amber Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, City Palace, Jag Mandir Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jaisalmer Fort and Mehrangarh Fort are some of the tourist sites of Rajasthan