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All Aboard the Palace on Wheels!

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What better way to see India’s famous cities and attractions than to see it while travelling on a palace? Travellers can now go to these places like royalty by booking a trip with the Palace On Wheels.

The train is built in a contemporary royal style, complete with plush furnishings in its deluxe suites, presidential suites and even its corridors. The train also includes amenities such as an onboard spa, a lounge bar and two restaurants that will make all its guests feel like royalty themselves.

Panoramic windows line the train and its restaurants. Guests are treated to traditional Indian dishes that are focused on Rajasthan’s cuisine. The restaurants are dressed in intricate table settings and draped curtains to rekindle the glory days of rail travel.

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Palace on Wheels sets off on an eight-day, seven-night journey that starts off in New Delhi and are welcomed with a drink before heading to its first stop, Jaipur. Known as the Pink City, due to the terracotta pink hues that blankets the historic centre, travellers will see iconic locations in Jaipur such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jantar Mantar and the area’s famed markets for pottery, jewellery and many more.

Just like royalty, guests will also tour various palaces like the Hawa Mahal which is known for its pink décor and honeycomb windows. Lunch is provided in one of the historic palaces before heading off to the next stop, Ranthambore National Park, to observe deer, tigers, panthers and a plethora of birds.

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Guests are treated to multiple scenic views and tours of palaces in Udaipur. Passengers can go for boat rides on the lakes, go shopping for paintings and embroidered artefacts or visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary to see thousands of birds.

Before ending its trip at the Taj Mahal, Palace on Wheels takes you to the Thar Desert. Guests are free to admire the sandstone forts, the latticed mansions and explore the deserts sand dunes.

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