A. The train itinerary covers eminent destinations like Jaipur, Ranthambore (SawaiMadhopur), Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur and Agra. The trip starts and ends in Delhi.
A. It is better to reach Delhi at least a day or couple of days before the departure date to avoid any last minute complications.
A. The train tickets can be booked via online through the official site of Palace on Wheels or via GSA sites like Travelogy India Pvt Ltd.
A. Passengers can pay via credit cards or via bank transfer. Top credit cards like Visa, American Express, Master and Discover Cards are accepted for booking. If you are up for bank transfer, the details about the bank account would be provided upon request.
A. It is best to book the tickets as early as possible as the demand for the tickets is very high, especially during festivals and tourism season. Tickets could be sold out far before the departure date, during peak season. Thus, plan accordingly.
A. There are two styles of cabins, namely the Deluxe and Super Deluxe rooms. You can choose between single and double occupancy in either of the style of accommodation.
A. There is no strict dress code for the tourists. You can wear anything that is comfortable and decent.
A. Carry clothing based on the temperature and climatic conditions. India is a tropical country whose climate is humid and hot throughout the year.
A. The train’s signature cuisine includes American, Chinese, Continental, Rajasthani and local Indian cuisines. You can request for any special dietary requirements like kosher meal, gluten-free meal and others.
A. The train has 14 saloons, which are decorated based on specific themes. The saloons can hold up to 82 passengers for one trip.
A. Palace on Wheels does not demand the tourists to bring their passport. However, valid passport and visa are requested to enter India. Your passport should have a minimum of 6 months validity.
A. Yes, laundry services are available at certain destinations, at an additional cost. The clothes will be delivered on the next day or at the next destination.
A. The train cabins are accessible via wheelchair. For getting wheel chair services, the same should be requested during the booking.
A. Bottled mineral water is provided in each room. If you want some bottles of water for your excursion, you can talk to your room attendant about it.
A. The train ticket cost is inclusive of most of the expenses including meals, beverages, monument visits, sightseeing costs and accommodation. Addition charges would be levied for wines, soft-drinks, juices, alcohol, additional toiletries, camera fees, laundry services and so on.
A. You can exchange currencies at any banks or authorized money exchangers. ATMs are available at many cities, if you wish to withdraw money.
A. Doctors are available at every destination of the itinerary. If you need any medical assistance, talk to your butler and he will arrange necessary things.
A. All the emergency contact numbers will be mentioned in the travel voucher.
A. No, bringing any outside liquor or wine is prohibited inside the train. There is a bar with liquor, alcohol and wines for tourists, inside the train.
A. Modern security arrangements are made for security purposes. Apart from those, every cabin holds electronic lockers for tourists to store any valuable items.
A. The guests are requested to carry luggage as per the international airline standards.
A. Many indoor games like crosswords, carom board, Chinese checkers, cards and others are available inside the train. There is a lounge inside each cabin, where guests can interact and enjoy together.