Patwon Ki Haveli in Jaisalmer by Palace on Wheels

Patwon Ki Haveli Overview

This haveli meaning old mansion was the residence of the then prime minister of Jaisalmer. This old mansion dates back to almost three centuries earlier. It was initally seven storeys high but was destroyed by the Maharaja of Jaisalmer as he did not want any building as high as the palace near it. There are six differnet flats inside and the ASI (Archeological Survey of India) has taken 2 flats. Residents still live in the other parts of the old mansion. This was named after Salim Singh so it is also known as Salim Singh ki Haveli in Jaisalmer.


When you enter, the arches are carved and have brackets in the shape of the national bird – peacock. Inside, there are paintings as well as mirror work of art and exquisite carvings also. Once of the flats have amazing paintings of various murals. Massive chambers and corridors also make an important part of the old mansion. There are several intricate carvings that you can see on the huge pillars. The haveli is in a tranquil place as it situated down near the hill. Visit Jaisalmer in air conditioned cabins by Palace on Wheels train. There are other reasons to select this luxury train to visit Patwon Ki Haveli.

Why Visit Patwon Ki Haveli by Palace on Wheels?


The Palace on Wheels offers luxurious and comfotable facilities in the fully air conditioned guest carriages withcabins and diffenret occupancies.  There are guided off tour excursions in A/C deluxe coaches. Some of these facilities are individual but there are also common facilities like 2 lavish restaurants that serves continental and Indian cuisine, bar & lounge with hot beverages, en-suite washrooms equipped with ameinites etc. There are cushioned mattresses, writing area, safety lock, and  a big window for a panoramic view of the outside


The Palace on Wheels luxury train covers the top regions in and around Rajasthan. Each of these cities have a specialty of Lakes, Palaces, heritage monuments, and so on. Cities include Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Bikaner, and more. Get to participate in many exciting activities that includes a Jeep Safari in a Jungle, an Elephant Ride, and/ or a camel ride, a Boat Ride, watch Culture Programs, have Lunch at a heritage hotel, etc.


There are paintings & portraits as well as art work of ancient times inside. The decor and furniture give a royal feel. The lounge has cushioned chairs with fabric with art work on it. Others are matching furnishings. The wall to wall carpeting with handicrafts and mirror work is to keep the ambiance of the ancient ruler’s palace lifestyle.


Travel, meals & specific drinks, a guide for each carriage, mineral water, newspapers, Wi-Fi, toiletries, etc. are services provided within the tariff fare. However, guests can also enjoy paid services like laundry, international calling, specific liquor, business car facilities, and other services at an additional charge. These are optional services with an extra charge.


The Palace on Wheels is known as budget friendly luxury train in India. It is the finest and the first luxury train in India but still charges a reasonable fare for guests to enjoy a comfortable journey. The tariff of Palace on Wheels train differs on occupancy, nationality & cabin type. So it ranges from $650 to $12600 exclusive of taxes and surcharge. For children of different age groups, there is a different fare. There is a cancellation and booking policy also. Guests travel luxuriously in Palace on Wheels to visit at Patwon Ki Haveli in Jaisalmer at a reasonable fare.