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Travel across the heart of India, through the land of the brave Marathas, on a Deccan Odyssey. Journey back in time and relive the luxury of a regal age on the royal luxury train – the Deccan Odyssey, in India. As the whistle of the Deccan Odyssey luxury train blows and its wheels roll along the track, you’re set to start on an exciting luxury train journey, on a Deccan Odyssey India Tour.odyssey_806456e

Travel to beautiful beaches in Goa and Maharashtra, see the grand forts and palaces of the Marathas and the Osho Ashram in Pune on your Deccan Odyssey. Travel on a journey through beautiful scenery and heritage destinations, as you tour the historic sites of Ajanta, Ellora and Aurangabad. Your luxury train ride brings you back to the modern city of Mumbai, at the end of your magical Deccan Odyssey luxury train ride. See the cultural riches of the Deccan, on an unforgettable Deccan odyssey in India.

Deccan Odyssey has 21 coaches out of which 11 are passenger cars with 4 coupes each. There are 2 Presidential Suite Cars with 2 coupes per car. The train also has a conference car (can be redesigned as dance floor in the night) and two restaurant cars. There is also a lounge/bar car and one surprising addition is a Spa Car. Apart from the above there are generator cars with luggage store and staff car or spare car.

Presidental Suite Dimensions
Cabin area 191 sq ft (18sqm)
Cabin length 27’7″ (8.4m)
Cabin width 7’ 7” (2.3m)
Bed width single 3’ (0.9m)
Bed width double 5’ (1.5m)
Bed Length 6’ 5” (2m)
Cabins per car 2
Deluxe Cabin Dimensions
Cabin area 95 sq ft (9sqm)
Cabin length 13′ (3.97m)
Cabin width 7’ 7” (2.3m)
Bed width twin 3’ (0.9m)
Bed Length 6’ 5” (2m)
Cabins per car 4

Fine Indian and Continental cuisine is served on board in two restaurant cars. The high level of on-board service is delivered by one of the prestigious hotel chain of India.

Other Facilities 
Conference Room with capacity to host 50 guests with facility for satellite communication, Internet, computer with printer and fax, and telephone exchange.

  • Library
  • Bar
  • Channel Music
  • Ayurvedic Massage Centre
  • Steam Bath
  • Gymnasium
  • Beauty Parlour
  • Business Centre
  • Special Suite for Physically challenged
  • Fully loaded mini pantry in each coach
  • Telephone in each saloon
  • Television in each coach
  • Plasma TV in Lounge Car
  • PA System/ 6 Channel Music System

Lounge in each passenger car


Tour Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Places Covered: Mumbai – Sindhudurg Nagari – Goa – Kolhapur – Aurangabad – Tadoba & Wardha – Ajanta Caves / Nasik – Mumbai

Day 1: Wednesday, Mumbai
Departure from C.S.T for Sindhudurg Railway Station 3.00 PM to 4.00 PM
Dinner Onboard 4.00 PM to 5.00 PM
Departure in the evening from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai…
The time has come for you to undertake a journey way back in time.
Day 2: Thursday, Sindhudurg Nagari 
Breakfast onboard. 07:00 hrs
Arrival at Ratnagiri Station 08:10 hrs
Detrain for Sightseeing / Welcome 08:20 hrs
Depart for Ganapatipule Beach resort by A/C. Coach 08:30 hrs
Arrive at Ganapatipule beach resort 09:30 hrs
Free time on beach. Enjoy free Camel, Horse or Bullock Cart ride on beach 
Leave for Ratnagiri station by bus.
11:30 hrs:
Return to Deccan Odyssey 12:20 hrs
Depart for Kudal 12:30 hrs
Lunch and leisure time onboard 13:00 hrs to 16:20 hrs
Detrain at Kudal Railway Station to visit Sawantwadi a heritage town 16:30 hrs to 17:45 hrs
Visit to Palace and Chitar Ali a Craft village known for wooden toys and Handicrafts
Witness cultural programme in Shilpagram, an art and craft centre 17:45 hrs to 19:30 hrs
Depart by Coach to Kudal Railway Station 19:30 hrs
Return to Deccan Odyssey 20:00 hrs
Dinner onboard 20:00 hrs
Day 3: Friday, Goa 
Breakfast onboard 07:00 hrs
Arrive at Karmali Railway Station 07:30 hrs
Detrain for sightseeing by A/c. coach for Old Goa 08:00 hrs
Visit to St. Augustine Church, Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, Se Cathedral Church, St.Francis of Assissi a Museum of Goan antiques and visit to Fontanhas the Latin Quarters at Panjim
Return to Deccan Odyssey at Verna Rly.Station for Lunch and leisure time 12:45 hrs to 16:00 hrs
Leave for Beach Side Hotel for Cultural Night and Dinner 16:45 hrs to 20:30 hrs
After dinner Depart for Madgaon Railway Station 20:45 hrs
Return to Deccan Odyssey 21:15 hrs
Departure for Kolhapur 22:00 hrs
Day 4: Saturday, Kolhapur 
Breakfast onboard 07:00 hrs
Arrive at Kolhapur Railway Station 07:30 hrs
Detrain for Sightseeing by A/c. Coach – Visit to New Palace, Museum, Bhawani Mandap, 
Mahalaxmi Temple & Shalini Palace- Watch marshal arts and cultural Programmes &
Visit to Handicraft Stalls
08:00 hrs to 12:30 hrs
Depart to Kolhapur Railway Station 12:45 hrs
Return to Deccan Odyssey 13:00 hrs
Depart for Daulatabad/Aurangabad 13:15 hrs
Lunch & Leisure time onboard 13:15 hrs to 20:00 hrs
Dinner onboard 20:00 hrs
Day 5: Sunday, Aurangabad 
Arrival at Daulatabad Station 06:45 hrs
Breakfast onboard 07:00 hrs
Detrain for Local Sightseeing by A/c.Coach. Visit Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves, A World Heritage Site 07:45 hrs
Lunch and free time at the hotel 13:00 to 15:00 hrs
Depart for local Sightseeing 15:15 hrs
Visit to Bibi-Ka-Maqbara and free time for shopping 15:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs
Return to Deccan Odyssey 17:30 hrs
Departure for Chandrapur For Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary 18:00 hrs
Dinner onboard 20:00 hrs
Day 6: Monday, Chandrapur (Tadoba) & Wardha
Breakfast onboard 07:00 hrs
Arrival at Chandrapur Railway Station 08:00 hrs
Leave for Tadoba National Park by jeep 08:10 hrs to 11:30 hrs
Return to Deccan Odyssey 12:00 hrs
Train departs to Wardha 12:30 hrs
Lunch onboard and Leisure time onboard 13:00 hrs
Arrival at Wardha Railway Station 13:50 hrs
Detrain for sightseeing 16:15 hrs
Visit to Mahatma Gandhi’s Ashram at Sevagram by AC bus 16:30 hrs to 18:00 hrs
Return to Deccan Odyssey 18:30 hrs
Train Departs for Bhusawal for Ajanta caves 19:00 hrs
Dinner onboard 20:00 hrs
Day 7: Tuesday, Ajanta Caves / Nashik
Early Breakfast onboard 06:30 hrs
Arrival at Bhusawal Railway Station 07:00 hrs
Detrain to visit Ajanta Caves A World Heritage Monument by A/c.Coach 07:30 hrs
Return to Deccan Odyssey at Jalgaon Railway Station 12:45 hrs
Depart for Nashik 13:15 hrs
Lunch & Leisure time onboard 13:30 hrs
Arrive at Nasik station & depart to Visit Panchwati Ghats and ancient Temples 17:00 hrs
Return to the Deccan Odyssey at Deolali Rly Station & Dinner onboard 19:30 hrs
Depart for Mumbai 22:30 hrs
Day 8: Wednesday, Mumbai
Breakfast onboard 07:00 hrs
Arrive at Mumbai CST, and Check-out latest by 07:30 hrs-08:15 hrs
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