Palace on Wheels Train Won PATWA Award 2018

Palace on Wheels, an iconic luxury train of India won the PATWA (Pacific Area Travel Writers Association) award for 2018 under the genre, ‘Tourist Train of the Year’. The award function was conducted in ITB Berlin Event that took place in Germany. This is one of the prestigious awards provided to the luxury trains around the world for its outstanding amenities, services, touring style and sublime decor.

Palace on Wheels started its first journey on the Republic Day of India of 1982. The train takes you to various destination in and around Rajasthan. The prime aim of the train was to promote tourism in Rajasthan. Palace on Wheels is recognized for its royal hospitality and vibrant itinerary that covers all the color of the state. The train provides only one itinerary that covers all important destinations including the Golden Triangle route of India.

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For anyone looking for a trip to western India, Palace on Wheels is the best option. It starts and ends in Delhi. Delhi holds the international airport that connects India with numerous other international destination. In addition, every state of the country has frequent flights, trains and buses to Delhi. This makes the train more accessible to all tourists. The train covers important destinations in Rajasthan like Jaipur, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur. Out of Rajasthan, it includes the land of the wonder, Agra.

Palace on Wheels Route Map

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With this itinerary, the train manages to cover the cultural beauty, wildlife richness, architectural marvels, ruins and other personalities of Rajasthan. The train is also famous for its royal decor and top-notch services and amenities. Starting from a personalized menu from celebrity chefs to personal butler, every aspect of royalty is covered in this train trip. Each coach is named as the province of Rajasthan and the decor of each coach stands up to its name. The train is literally, a palace on metallic wheels.

Palace on Wheels Maharaja Restaurant
Maharaja Restaurant
Maharani Restaurant Palace on Wheels
Maharani Restaurant
Palace on Wheels Bedrooms
Luxury Suite
Palace on Wheels Bar
Luxury Train Bar

PATWA is not the first award to recognize Palace on Wheel and its service. The train was voted as the fourth most preferred luxury trains in the world and has received PATA award in the past. PATWA award is another feather on its crown.

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