It is said that you unless you haven’t travel on trains in India you haven’t traveled at all. One of the ways to discover the myriad hues of incredible India in sheer luxury is luxury train traveling. The Deccan Odyssey is one of the luxury trains in India that traverses enchanting Deccan region of India.
Compared to the likes of world class luxury trains like Orient Express in Europe and Blue Train of South Africa, the journey aboard Deccan Odyssey train offers an insight into the royal and cultural heritage of this region and also a foretaste of traditional Indian hospitality. Here are a few reasons that why one should travel on board Deccan Odyssey for an experience of a lifetime.
The Journey aboard Deccan Odyssey offers a rare opportunity to explore the untouched terrains of Deccan region and closely witness the lives of Konkan people. It is a fabulous way to experience the rich heritage of India.
Deccan Odyssey Train India
Deccan Odyssey Train India

Deccan Odyssey offers an extravagant journey with state of the art amenities and comfortable stay on board this luxury train. The train offers stay in 11 luxuriously appointed coaches, each having 4 twin-bedded cabins with a capacity to accommodate 88 passengers in all. All the cabins are designed with classical décor to recreate the era of a historical Deccan dynasty and inspired from the personal coaches of the erstwhile maharajas to ensure a royal sojourn.

All the cabins are well-equipped with contemporary amenities and comforts which include channel pipe music, electronic safe, Intercom, CD/MP3 player, 110/230V sockets running hot and cold water, wall to wall carpeting and attached bathrooms with showering facility. Furthermore, Deccan Odyssey has well-trained and cultured staff which is available 24 hours at your service and offer personalized attention and care.

Peshwa Restaurant, Deccan Odyssey Train
Peshwa Dining Car offers gourmet dining experience on board

Dining aboard Deccan Odyssey train is a sheer gourmet delight. The train has two tastefully appointed restaurants, Peshwa I and Peshwa II which offers a wide array of lip-smacking cuisines such as Indian, Goan, Chinese and Continental dishes. The very fact that hospitality service is managed by the catering staff of Taj Palaces and Hotels adds class to your gourmet dining. Besides onboard restaurants, lunch and dinner would be served to you at various destinations in luxury resorts and hotels where you can savor the gastronomic traditional cuisines in a lavish ambience.

One of the major highlights of Deccan Odyssey train is that it also serves the purpose of business travelling. A first-class conference car is there on board Deccan Odyssey that takes care of all your corporate endeavors. Best of contemporary amenities such as internet, ISD and STD are available in this conference car which enables business conference or seminar with a class.

Conference Car, the Deccan Odyssey India
Business Car offering conference and seminar facilities for corporate travelers

There is a sitting lounge available on board for guests to relax after a long tiring day of sightseeing. It offers an opportunity to interact with other guests on the train. To satisfy your shopping activities, there is a separate cabin available on board for guests to purchase local craft and souvenir items.

Deccan Odyssey has also taken care of rejuvenation and recreation activities for the guests. The train has a gymnasium for health buffs to continue their fitness regime while travelling and also provides facilities of Ayurvedic massage with steam bath to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

While journeying on board Deccan Odyssey, Guests can take delight in various activities which include adventure and thrill at Tarakali beach, an elephant safari in Tadoba Wildlife sanctuary, heritage tour in Goa, visit to significant religious places such as Panchwati and Mahalakshmi temple and the scenic Konkan Coast.

How to plan it.
Indian Luxury Trains
Indian Luxury Trains (ILT), a division of National Tourism Award winning company Indian Holidays caters exclusively to luxury train travel segment in India. You can watch the Deccan Odyssey train video & photos, read reviews, and find details of tariff, departure dates, facilities and other details to plan and reserch your journey. ILT also offer pre and post tour accommodation and tours along with flight booking from and to your home destination.

For those looking forward to celebrate their Christmas Holidays in India, Deccan Odyssey train has also announced 2 exclusively crafted special Christmas departures on 19th and 26th of December. Visit the website for more details on Deccan Odyssey India Christmas special departure or send your inquiries here.