A PERFECT BLEND OF CULTURE, ART AND NATURE

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The train that has been benchmarked against the best luxury trains in the world. ”The Deccan Odyssey” is a Super Deluxe luxury train operated by the Maharashtra Tourism and Indian Railways.

A weeklong royal journey and an unforgettable experience is what the ”Deccan Odyssey” is all about. The sheer luxury, the plush interiors, the delicious cuisine and the breath-taking sites make the journey a memorable one. This super deluxe luxury train takes its guests on a remarkable sojourn of a land full of grandeur-serene beaches, magnificent forts, ancient caves and divine tales etched in colossal rocks.

With onboard services being managed by the Taj Group of Hotels, everything on the train reflects the ways of Indian Royalty. Each Carriage is named after places of historical significance in the Deccan Plateau & the Konkan Coast.

There are 10 carriages of 4 Deluxe cabins each; Four Presidential suites in 2 carriages; Two Dining Cars; One Bar Lounge; A Conference car with a business centre as well as an Ayurvedic Spa Car with a Mini Gymnasium.

 

Presidential Suite, Living Room

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The 7 nights/8 days Deccan Odyssey Train Tour was first introduced in 2004 to showcase the best of tourist destinations around Mumbai with Goa, but since 2009 it is operating in many destinations of India.The destinations include Jaipur, Kolhapur, Daulatabad, Nasik, Ajanta Caves, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Kutch, Mumbai, Goa, Sindhudurg, Tadoba, Agra, Sawai Madhopur, Delhi, Badami, Shirdi, Vadodara, Aihole, Bijapur, Pattadakal, Sasan Gir, Nagzira, Hyderabad, Bhavnagar, Modhera, Ahmedabad, Sanchi and Ratnagiri. Travellers visit places of tourist interest during the day and journey overnight on the train in comforts of richly furnished private cabins.

You can travel like kings and queens and discover the State with wildlife sanctuaries, National Parks, numerous religious sites, places of scenic beauty, scores of beaches, hundreds of forts and unique culture depicted in its folk arts, the colourful festivals, its cuisine, handicraft and all in just a couple of days.

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The itineraries of the Deccan Odyssey are as follows-

Maharashtra Splendor-

Mumbai-Nashik-Ellora Cave-Ajanta Caves-Kolhapur-Goa-Sindhudurg-Mumbai

Indian Odyssey

New Delhi-Sawai Madhopur-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur-Vadodara-Ellora Caves-Mumbai

Jewels of Deccan

Mumbai-Bijapur-Aihole-Pattadakal-Hampi-Hyderabad-Ellora Caves-Ajanta Caves-Mumbai

Maharashtra Wild Trail

Mumbai-Ellora Caves-Aurangabad-Pench(Ramtek)-Tadoba-Ajanta-Nashik-Mumbai

Hidden Treasures of Gujarat

Mumbai-Vadodara-Palitana-Sasan Gir & Somnath-Little Rann of Kutch-Modhera & Patan-Nashik-Mumbai

Indian Sojourn

Mumbai-Vadodara-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Agra-Sawai Madhopur-Jaipur-Delhi