India is known for its rich culture and heritage with a number of royal palaces, mighty forts, and gorgeous breathtaking beauty. To warm in the beauty and classic lifestyle of ancient India, you must enjoy a glorious journey on India’s well-known luxury train, Deccan Odyssey.
This train is a Luxurious Train running in the state of Maharashtra same as the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels running in Rajasthan. This train covers the versatility, tourist spots, and culture of Maharashtra. Basically, the reason behind Deccan Odyssey is to promote the tourism of Maharashtra and the train is running with the support of Indian Railways.
Down through the incredible history of Maharashtra, Deccan Odyssey takes you through some of the distinguished cities of India, like Bijapur, Aurangabad, Nashik, and this train is also crossing some cities of Goa, Agra, Sawai Madhopur, Sasan Gir, Kutch, and Hyderabad.
There are six itineraries such as
- Maharashtra Splendor
- Maharashtra Wild Trail
- Jewels of the Deccan
- Hidden Treasures of Gujarat
- Indian Sojourn
- Indian Odyssey
Deccan Odyssey train holds world-class food to modern amenities, that train does not let you miss the comfort of your home.
While traveling on this train you may feel like a royal, it’s a ride like a five-star hotel with all the comforts on wheels. Some salient features of the Deccan Odyssey train include
- 21 coaches in which 12 are passenger cars
- One conference car
- Two dining cars
- Two generator and luggage cars
- One staff cars
- One spa car
- One bar car
The capacity of total passengers at a time is 90, and they can enjoy this royal ride together.
From all over the world every year tourists come to India and enjoy the royal journey of Maharashtra through Deccan Odyssey – India’s well-known Luxury Train. This train runs only 35 weeks in a year and the journey starts from Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus on Wednesday morning and back to its destination after one week again on Wednesday morning.
In this journey tourist and travels are basically through
This Journey is basically a one week journey that will give you the thrill of some adventures places like-
- Majestic and lustrous Western Ghats
- Konkan regions
- Deccan Plateau
- The prominent regions of west-central India
Almost all eye-catching locations it covers in a complete week and the whole journey is full of comforts and royalty. It’s just like a dream comes true for those who love traveling and want to feel this royal ride with their loved ones.
A pure comprehensive climate of Nasik during the journey gives infinite peace. In this train journey, some other states like Delhi, Rajasthan, and Gujrat are also covered.
Dining In Deccan Odyssey
In the Deccan Odyssey, there are basically 2 dining cars with a group of prominent chefs, that gives to you the various flavors of meals of India. From Indian elegance to the world best food, you will be spoilt for choices on this journey. Additionally, the amazing atmosphere of the dining cars is the complement of the taste of food. The staff of the catering in Deccan Odyssey is from the award-winning Taj Mahal Hotels and Palaces and hence the quality of service is inimitable.
The Deccan Odyssey train, the name of two dining cars areas
- Peshwa I
- Peshwa II
In the Deccan Odyssey, you may go high with your friends from the exotic bar with high-quality drinks. If you are Non- alcoholic, don’t be bother there is also a variety range of beverages to choose from.
Coaches Of Deccan Odyssey
Deccan Odyssey train has 21 coaches and all represent the icons of numerous empires of Maharashtra and hence come in classic décor and colors. Basically, in this train only 12 of the coaches are for staying purpose, the rest are for dining cars, lounges, conference halls, and spa cabins. The basic purpose of this train is to luxury and comfort that make your journey easy and memorable. In this train to the high-speed internet and the speed of air conditioning facility, soft beds and to complete well designed private baths, that makes Deccan Odyssey is another name of luxury travel.
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This train is full fill your all requirements like it takes care of your corporate needs as well. Deccan Odyssey also meant for corporate travelers, In the train, the conference car comes with high-tech audio-visual equipment and luxuries along with sufficient space for compromise of the right number of quests.
Health and Spa
Going on a trip to Deccan Odyssey Train is relaxing with the modernized spa cure offered onboard. You may refresh yourself during this cultural tour with the venerable health science of Ayurveda.
Some other Facilities
In the time of evening and off-travel in the Deccan Odyssey is also entertaining. You may have enjoyed with your family and friends on the boards of
- Crossword puzzles
- Carom boards
- Chinese checkers
- Playing cards
Deccan Odyssey Train’s journey is a blend of old and new; while the beds come up from the pages of history, the availability of laptops with Wi-Fi facility keeps you connected with the world. If you think about the wedding, and you plan for a place then you may make your wedding on this train. In the Deccan Odyssey train, royal weddings are also be arranged.
Route of six itineraries of Deccan Odyssey
1. Maharashtra Splendor(7 nights and 8 days)
Route:- Mumbai – Nashik – Ellora Cave – Ajanta Caves – Kolhapur – Goa – Sindhudurg – Mumbai
2. Maharashtra Wild Trail(7 nights and 8 days)
Route:-Mumbai – Ellora Caves – Aurangabad – Pench (Ramtek) – Tadoba – Ajanta – Nashik – Mumbai
3. Jewels of the Deccan(7 nights and 8 days)
Route:- Mumbai – Bijapur – Aihole – Pattadakal – Hampi – Hyderabad – Ellora Caves – Ajanta Caves – Mumbai
4. Hidden Treasures of Gujarat (7 nights and 8 days)
Route:- Mumbai – Vadodara – Palitana – Sasan Gir & Somnath- Little Rann of Kutch – Modhera & Patan – Nashik – Mumbai
5. Indian Odyssey(7 nights and 8 days)
Route:- New Delhi – Sawai Madhopur – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur – Vadodara – Ellora Caves – Mumbai
6. Indian Sojourn(7 nights and 8 days)
Route:- Mumbai – Vadodara – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Agra – Sawai Madhopur – Jaipur – Delhi
|Journey Dates of Deccan Odyssey|
|Maharashtra Splendor||Maharashtra Wild Trail||Jewels of the Deccan||Hidden Treasures of Gujarat||Indian Sojourn||Indian Odyssey|
|Starting Point to Ending Point||Mumbai to Mumbai||Mumbai to Mumbai||Mumbai to Mumbai||Mumbai to Mumbai||Mumbai to Delhi||New Delhi to Mumbai|
|Departure of Day||Saturday||Saturday||Saturday||Saturday||Saturday||Saturday|
|Month||November to April||May||October to Mid April||November to March||Mid October to March||Mid October to Mid April|
Fare Of Deccan Odyssey
|Room Type||Single||Double/Twin||Children more than one|
|Deluxe Cabin||6000 US$||8700 US$||6500 US$|
|Presidential Suite||13,000 US$||15,000 US$||11,000 US$|
|Room Type||Single||Double/Twin||Children more than one|
|Deluxe Cabin||4,25,000 Rs||6,12,000 Rs||4,55,000 Rs|
|Presidential Suite||9,25,000 Rs||11,00,000 Rs||6,11,000 Rs|
- All transactions are done by the US dollar or Indian Rupees.
- The facility for interconnecting cabins is not available in the Deccan Odyssey Train.
- One child less than 5 years are allowed to the same cabin but in the case of two children and one child is more than 5 years old then you have to charge, take another cabin for her.
Few people say that the journey of a train should be done with the adjustment but few people will select to do it in style and for those people who love their luxury, the Deccan Odyssey train is best suitable for his/her. It is indulging in all the luxurious demands and it is the joint endeavor of Indian Railways and Maharashtra State Tourism.
This luxurious train journey assures that you don’t have the need to adjust to your comfort while you seeking the old and the new India. So this journey gives you an unforgettable memory that you never be forgotten in your whole life.
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