After the Global success of the Palace on Wheels, The Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and the Indian Railways endeavor gave birth to the Heritage on Wheels, a luxury tourist train. With Heritage on Wheels you can explore the unexplored regions of Bikaner and Shekhawati of Rajasthan. Through Heritage on Wheels, the Indian Railways in association with the Rajasthan Tourism Development has tried to bring the tourists in close proximity with the Indian culture. Heritage on Wheels is probably the best way to showcase India to the world by passing through captivating cum rustic destinations of Rajasthan.
Heritage on Wheels – History
Heritage on Wheels is said to be one of the best known luxury trains in India today. It promises to provide tourists all comforts and facilities that no other train does. It is slightly modeled on the Palace on Wheels. The success of Palace on Wheels prompted the Government of India to launch a train in similar lines. Thus the Heritage on Wheels came into being. Since then this train has become the most preferred luxury trains in India and is progressing at a tremendous speed.
Heritage on Wheels Rocks
The Heritage on Wheels is as beautiful from inside as it is fro outside. The train offers all the facilities of a five star hotel. Even the best hotels of metros can get a tough competition in the hands of this luxury train. There are around 14 coaches of this train that are replete with all the modern facilities to suit the taste and needs of the tourists. The various facilities are as follows:
• Fourteen saloons with heritage ambiance
• Two Restaurants – Maharaja and Maharani
• Capacity to accommodate 104 tourists
• Well stocked bar cum lounge
• Kitchen and Service cars
• Well experienced staff in neat looking traditional uniform, ready to serve at all times
• Sight seeing by deluxe coaches and Jeep Safari at sanctuary
• Massage Centres
• Well trained guides
Single Occupancy - US $ 300, INR – 12,500