The Deccan Odyssey Train is praised for providing a luxury travel experience for the guests wanting to step into the magnificent history of India. The destination included in the sojourn is of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Amidst the luxury trains in India, the Deccan Odyssey provides a wholesome experience of historical and cultural richness of India.
Embark on a journey through time, where past meets the present, where you’ll witness the history of Marathas unfold through manifold architectural wonders, cultural excursions & rendezvous and firsthand experience of all that makes Maharashtra a unique state in historical and cultural milieu of India. A journey on board Deccan Odyssey promises to be an extravaganza which is never bereft of romance and irresistible allure.
Be it the World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora, verdant natural treasure trove of Konkan coast, winery walks in Nashik and indigenous art and craft galore at Kolhapur and Wardha, a journey on board Deccan Odyssey promises to unfold before your eyes the mesmerizing hues of Kingdom of legendary Shivaji.
Tour Duration: 7 nights/8 days
Places Covered: Mumbai, Sindhudurg, Goa, Kolhapur, Daulatabad, Chandrapur, Ajanta Caves, Nashik
Day 1 - Mumbai
Day 2 - Sindhudurg
Day 3 - Goa
Day 4 - Goa/Vasco
Day 5 - Kolhapur
Day 6 - Daulatabad
Day 7 - Ajanta Caves and Nashik
Day 8 - Mumbai (Return)
To add to the luxury of Deccan Odyssey, state of the art amenities are available on board this Indian luxury train. Plush cabins recreating the pomp and elegance of princely traveling, quaint décor suffused with culture and heritage of Deccan dynasties and above all a traditional Indian hospitality to make you feel like a prince add to the experience. A journey on board Deccan odyssey is an indisputable rediscovery of a forgotten art of elegant traveling.
There are a total of 21 luxuriously appointed coaches out of which there are 11 coaches to accommodate guests. Each coach is designed to recreate and reflect a particular time and era of Deccan historical milieu ruled by a different dynasty. Each salon is inspired from the stately coaches used as private carriages by erstwhile maharajas. Besides the classical décor elements, contemporary amenities and comforts blend seamlessly to offer right blend of luxury, quite efficiency and pampering to the guests. Facilities in the cabins include personal safe, telephone, attached bathrooms, air conditioning and a personal attendant.
There are 2 restaurant offering gourmet selections of cuisines to the guests in tastefully appointed interiors. An array of Indian delicacies along with cuisines from around the world is served for the platter of the guest. Cuisines prepared by master chefs and served by invisible staff in a laidback ambience make for a gourmet dining experience. An array of succulent Indian and European cuisine is served freshly prepared each day by the award-winning Taj Hotels and Palaces catering staff. The restaurants housed here are:
For guests interested in relaxing, there are separate smoking suites available here that one could head to. Besides, the Mumbai Hi bar is also a great place to enjoy. A cabin here has been specifically dedicated to shopping thrifts who can purchase a number of local craft products, while traveling as well.
For business guests, the conference car is the place to be in, to take care of all your corporate endeavors. Spacious interiors, Internet access, and a host of other amenities to enable you a successful business venture wait for you here.
Fitted with a number of equipment, the Fitness Suite is the place regularly visited by guests interested in their health care regimen. Even for guests who are not so regular with their fitness routine, a visit to this cabin will definitely attract them for further visits, for sure. The Steam bath and Ayurvedic body massage in the onsite spa will rejuvenate your souls and keep your spirits up throughout the trip, and later.