Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Begins its Journey

Here comes the 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels'. Yes, the much awaited modern luxury train of India, the 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels', enters the Indian travel scene in its royal armor. A couple of weeks back, the veil was lifted and a new Indian luxury train was seen in its full bridal glory. Aptly named the 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels', this new luxury train in India is not just any luxury on the wheels. The 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' is best described as the new super luxury train of India. The richer version of the already existing Indian luxury train - ‘Palace on Wheels’, the 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' comes with added glamour, comfort and luxury features. This brand new 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' train is a joint effort of the Indian Railways and the Rajasthan Tourism and Development Corporation. This new Indian luxury train was launched with the concept of introducing a far more improvised version of the already hit 'Palace on Wheels' luxury tourist train. 

What the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels has on offer

The makers have kept on repeating that the 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' is like no other Indian luxury train you have seen or travelled in, before. They have stressed on the word “different” for this super luxury Indian train. Come, let’s see what makes the 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' so different from our other Indian luxury trains…

The interiors

The biggest draw of this super luxury rail runner is the completely different theme of its interiors. Not only are the interiors more magnificent and royal, they are simply unique and none like the other Indian luxury trains you have seen before. 

The amenities and facilities

The 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' is a super luxury train with 22 coaches and bears the capacity to carry 82 passengers. The 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' includes –

  • 1 Super Deluxe saloon
  • 13 Deluxe Saloons
  • 2 restro-lounges

The train houses super deluxe suites, which is not present in any other luxury train of India. What’s more? The 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' also features onboard cubical showers (WoWW!!), saloons, satellite TV, spa and gym (can you beat that??!!), which are not included in the other luxury trains of India. 

And finally…the itinerary

The itinerary of this super luxury Indian train is completely different from the other luxury travel trains of India. With the 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels', get ready to see the rich cultural heritage of India in a new light. This luxury travel train covers the best tourist places in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Khajurao, Agra and Varanasi. You get to see the best tourist destinations in India, travelling in one train and you get to indulge in uber-luxury. The 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' is scheduled to take the tourists on this unforgettable royal expedition every Sunday from September to April. 

The 2010 Commonwealth Games are just about to begin in India and so, the Indian tourism board is all set to utilize this grand opportunity to welcome international travellers to the country. So, for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the tourists will be offered a whopping flat 10 % discount on the fares of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels!!! Looks like India is just a few more days away to witness another major boom in its tourism sector, especially where luxury travel in India is concerned.

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