Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

“The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels” launched in 2009 is a new joint venture of Rajasthan Tourism and Development Corporation (RTDC) and the Indian Railways. It is on the list of important achievements announced by Ministry Of Tourism in 26th Annual Convention of IATO 2010 held in Udaipur.

 

“The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels” launched in 2009 is a new joint venture of Rajasthan Tourism and Development Corporation (RTDC) and the Indian Railways. It is on the list of important achievements announced by Ministry Of Tourism in 26th Annual Convention of IATO 2010 held in Udaipur.

Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

As per its schedule, this train also arrived in Udaipur at 6:45 a.m. on September 7 with 23 passengers on board. The train departed to its next destination, Chittor at 2:30 p.m. amidst of its fame and glory, most of us still do not know about the details of this latest stature of Royal style.

To give you a quick overview of this grandeur Train, we have compiled its Background, exclusive features, Itinerary and Tariffs. It will be of assistance to plan your expedition if you love imperial feel and contemporary style.

INTRODUCTION TO ANOTHER TIARA OF RAJASTHAN

Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

To explore the whispering sands of desert, the intriguing sagas of Forts and Palaces, and the adventurous escapades to the wilds in fascination of regal delight, THE ROYAL RAJASTHAN is awaiting for you.

The government decided to launch this new train with improvised provisions for tourists keeping into mind the ‘Palace on Wheels’ concept that has been a hit with the tourists. The 22-coach train has the capacity of carrying 82 passengers in a journey.

EXCLUSIVE FEATURES OF TRAIN

1. CABINS

Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

Super Deluxe Saloon – The Bravura Suite

This princely saloon offers a spacious living with complete comfort of royal suite. The exquisite silk and velvet bedspreads, finely carved wooden furniture, ottoman, sofa-chairs and writing table make stay more comfortable. The suites are named after the two precious stones, Emerald and Diamond. Deluxe Saloon – The Extraordinary Suite It is an exquisite saloon, with personal imperial chamber. The saloon decorated with elegant silk furnishings gives an appealing look. The saloons are created in three different themes of exquisite jewels, Ruby, Sapphire and Pearl.

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2. DINING AND CUISINES

Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

Sheesh Mahal and Swarn Mahal, are the two Restro-Bars on the Royal Train. Mouth-watering delicacies of Rajasthani, Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisines are served to passengers.

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3. BAR AND LOUNGE

Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

The outfitted bar on the train serves selected brands on Aperitif, Malt, Whisky, Scotch, Rum, Vodka, Cognac, Wines and Champagne in two Restro-bars Sheesh Mahal and Swarn Mahal on the Royal Train.

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4. SOUVENIRS

The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels has souvenirs that are lovable to pick up. These include products and apparels specially designed to suit ones interest like:

  • Beer Mug
  • Emboss Leather Jewellery Box
  • Leather Photo Frame
  • Cruet Set
  • Old Paper Notebook with Train Painting
  • T-shirt, Caps, etc.

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5. SPA

The lifestyle spa provides relaxation and wellness solutions on board with personal care products for hair, skin and body. The well-equipped spa offers various massages, therapies, and revitalizing solutions.

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6. OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Glimpses of “The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels”

  • Hospitality – Warm welcome and meticulous services add on to the experience at the regal train.
  • Splendid Saloons – The 13 deluxe coaches named after the famous palaces of Rajasthan are namely, Hawa Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Surya Mahal, Moti Mahal, Sukh Mahal, Jal Mahal, Padmini Mahal, Kishori Mahal, Phool Mahal, Jogi Mahal, Kumbha Palace, Umaid Palace, Lalgarh Palace. The Super-Deluxe coach is Taj Mahal.
  • Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is a no smoking train.
  • The Royal train is having Internet facility and Satellite TV.
  • The windows in the Royal Train are the largest in any train running on tracks in India and are designed especially for enjoying the visual treat on royal escapade.
  • The super deluxe saloons have an individual temperature control facility.
  • Channel music system and public address system.
  • Get engrossed with a range of board games and a variety of books on the train.
  • Laundry service is available on board to serve better.
  • Mailbox is provided on board.
  • Foreign exchange counters are available at hotel counters.
  • Transport: For a comfortable sightseeing experience, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels will provide AC buses for the passengers.

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ITINERARY The luxurious Royal Rajasthan on Wheels takes you through a seven-day exploration of the vibrant Rajasthan. This splendid journey begins at New Delhi and takes you through various erstwhile states of Rajasthan like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittor, Swai-madhopur, and Jaipur. After experiencing multifaceted Rajasthan, you will visit Khajuraho temples, India’s unique gift to the world and then Varanasi, The holy city in the end The TajMahal at Agra.

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TARIFF

As per the official information tariffs are as follows –

Sept. 2010 – April 2011

Saloon Price in US$ (till April 2011)* Description (per night)
Super Deluxe US$ 1600 Per Suite, Per Night
Deluxe US$ 590 Twin Sharing
Deluxe US$ 825 Single Occupancy

Sept. 2011 – April 2012

Saloon Price in US$ (till April 2012)* Description (per night)
Super Deluxe US$ 1600 Per Suite, Per Night
Deluxe US$ 650 Twin Sharing
Deluxe US$ 910 Single Occupancy
  • 50% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children between 05-12 years of age
  • 10% of the prevailing tariff will be charged for the children below 05 years.

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Cost gives value, it is true in case of Royal Rajasthan. This entire expedition is thoroughly planned to provide best acquaintance with Rajasthan’s Culture, history and royalty. This journey on wheels may be short lived but will be in remembrance for lifetime.

Photo Credit:Royal Rajasthan On Wheels [Official Website]

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