When the motor car first made its appearance in India, the Maharajas and the affluent of Rajasthan were the first to get their hands on them. In doing so, they managed to procure some of the finest automobiles from the golden era of automotive design. Today, a lot of these automobiles are still around, and their proud owners display them at the prestigious Vintage Car Rally held in Jaipur during the month of January.
Palace on Wheels... Rajasthan is a magnificent land of numerous kingdoms, majestic forts and palaces, diverse cultures, varied landscapes and vibrant colours. The best way to experience this royal land is with the Palace on Wheels. It stands on its tracks, a gleaming sealed carriage, the personification of regal.
The train chugs out of Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi on a week-long run through Rajasthan every Wednesday night. The trip includes a visit to Agra and the Taj Mahal.