One of the most famous luxury train tours of India is the palace on wheels. The Palace on Wheels got its name from the fact that Maharajas of the past used the coaches as their preferred mode of travel to various points of their kingdoms and beyond. The palace on wheels tour is designed to provide the same experience of royalty to tourists looking forward to visiting historic sites in various parts of the country.
Jama Masjid and Redfort
Some of the top destinations along the route of this luxury train tours of India are Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur and Agra. Delhi has interesting historical sites that you will enjoy. One of the most popular sites is the Jama Masjid mosque. It is the largest mosque in India and was built in 1650AD.
Another important site in Delhi is the fort complex popularly known as Red Fort which was built in 1638. It is a magnificent ancient building which was built with sandstone that gives it its unique color. There are also other sites in Delhi like the tomb of the emperor Humanyun, as well as other beautiful temples.
The Pink City
Another important site on the Palace on Wheels route is the city of Jaipur. The city is known for its many unique attractions and is commonly referred to as the -pink city’. Jaipur is a city that was founded in by Maharaja Sawai. The aim of the building the city was to move his capital to Jaipur from his previous capital Amber which was experiencing severe water shortages. The -pink city’ is full of many breath taking sites.
The City of Lakes
Udaipur is a city on the luxury train tours of India route renowned for its beauty and is commonly referred to as the city of lakes. It is also famous for its ancient palaces one of which attracts a lot of tourists since it’s built on a lake. The city is fairly warm throughout the year and registers a temperature of 80 F even in its coldest month.
The city attracts tourists around September and March since the sights are most captivating during winter. It has many palaces of different color that make the city look very elegant from a distance. The palaces have been converted into luxury hotels for tourists visiting the city.
Palace on Wheels coaches tries to live up to the royalty standards dictated by their history, by providing state of the art facilities while still maintaining its ancient feel. This is definitely the best luxury train tours of India that everyone travelling to India must experience.