There's more to India than the stereotype "the land of snake charmers". Royal Rajasthan evokes images of Rajput Warrior Princes riding painted elephants in their opulent attire, with a large retinue attending to the whims and fancies of their maharajas. Maharajas of Rajashtan were not just the valiant warriors but connoisseurs of art and culture. They offered patronage to artisans who in turn built mighty forts and spectacular palaces. No wonder that the desert kingdoms of Rajputana is nowadays one of the most vibrant and colorful states in India. Brightly colored turbans, myriad hues of saris and friendly populace add to the appeal of this globally renowned destination despite its stark landscape and harsh climate.
Royal Rajasthan on Wheels was introduced by the Indian Railways and RTDC to offer a glimpse into this bygone era of romance, opulence and chivalry when various maharajas ruled their tiny kingdoms which were later merged to form present Rajasthan.
Red carpet welcomes at each destinations with bands playing royal welcome tunes, rides on decorated elephants and camels, sun downer cocktails in sand dunes and high teas and dining at some forts and palaces recreates the romance of the days of maharajas.
Instead of the cramped luxury of airliner or long and arduous car rides, the benefits of luxury train travel on board Royal Rajasthan on Wheels are manifold. Guests could relax in the privacy of their cabins or watch the landscape spool by, have some fine dining in 2 tastefully appointed dining car, sip on cocktails and spirits in bar or lounge contribute to an unforgettable rail journey and experience of a lifetime.