By Nikhil Chandra on Jul 12, 2012
The famous blue limousine on railway tracks owned by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), Deccan Odyssey is all set to chug on its maiden voyage for the upcoming run season beginning from 3rd march, 2012. The departure schedule for upcoming season is provided on the website of Indian luxury trains and constitutes of 13 departure dates lasting up to 17th April, 2013.
Deccan Odyssey journey spanning over 8 days and 7 nights has been meticulously crafted for those who wish to glimpse the natural and cultural treasure troves of Deccan plateau. While destinations like Goa, Ajanta &Ellora, Daulatabad and Nasik brings to fore the ancient and medieval heritage of India, a visit to Tarakarli beach resort will induce fun and beach adventure in this luxury rail tour.
A visit to all aforementioned destinations will offer you sneak peek into several World Heritage Sites, resplendent fortress, medieval temples and art and craft galore and natural treasure troves. The recent refurbishment of the itinerary has added two halt in Goa for exploring the rustic lifestyle and colonial heritage of the town.
Very few know that Deccan Odyssey was the first luxury train launched after the resounding success of Palace on Wheels. The 11 passenger cars of this train resonate with the particular time and era of different Deccan dynasties and complies with the state of the art amenities provided in these cabins. The modern facilities provided in these cabins include CD/MP3 player, air conditioning, dual line telephone, electronic safe and en-suite bathroom. The pampering of a royal journey is maintained throughout the weeklong chug with gourmet dining, conference coach, and recreational coach and guided sightseeing excursions.More information on the train facilities, destinations and tariff plan are available at Deccan Odyssey Train page.
A savvy traveler and a part of Indian Luxury Trains (ILT) for last 2 years, Nikhil Chandra offers travel advice on a range of issues like when, where and how to travel along with advice on finding best deals and places for a perfect holiday. He is also the luxury travel feature writer for Indian Luxury Trais (ILT).
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