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Deccan Odyssey Train (7 N / 8 D)

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A special luxury train, Deccan Odyssey is a joint venture of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and Indian Railways. Inspired from the Palace on Wheels, this luxury train has been started to boost tourism on the Konkan route of the Indian Railways. It provides an excellent opportunity to its guests to discover India's charming destinations with utter opulence and fun.



Deccan Odyssey Packages

The Deccan Odyssey takes its guests for a 7 nights and 8 days journey that embarks from Mumbai and runs on a fixed route in Maharashtra i.e., Mumbai - Sindhudurg - Goa - Vasco - Kolhapur Aurangabad (Ellora) Jalgaon (Ajanta) - Nashik and Mumbai. The tour includes visit to charismatic temples, tourist destinations, forts, palaces and discover in the unspoiled environs of unending sea. Want to explore the charming India? Take a Deccan Odyssey tour and be amazed.




  • Day-Wise Tour Itinerary

  • Facilities & Services

  • Restaurants & Bar

Tour duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destinations Included: Mumbai - Sindhudurg - Goa - Vasco - Kolhapur Aurangabad (Ellora) Jalgaon (Ajanta) - Nashik - Mumbai

Day 1: Mumbai (Departure)



Mumbai
The Deccan Odyssey departs from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Mumbai in the evening. Enjoy scrumptious dinner onboard.
Departure: 4.40 P.M. .

Day 2: Sindhudurg- Tarkarli Beach


Sindhudurg
Enjoy breakfast onboard and the train halts at Kudal Railway Station. Deboard from the train and get transferred to air-conditioned coach to board Malvan Jetty. With this Jetty, proceed for a visit to Sindhudurg Fort by boat. Come back to the jetty and depart for the Tarkarli Beach Resort. Lunch will be served at the well-maintained MTDC beach resort. Indulge in some beach activities and return to Kudal Railway Station. From here, the train will depart for next destination. Dinner will be served onboard.
Arrival: 7.30 A.M., Departure: 8.00 PM.




Day 3: Goa (Sightseeing Tour)

Goa
Train arrives early in the morning at Karmali Railway Station. Enjoy breakfast onboard and proceed for sightseeing tour of Old Goa (by A/c coach). This tour will include visit to popular attractions of Old Goa like Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Augustine Church, St. Francis of Assissi and Fontanhas-the latin Quarters at Panjim. Return to the train at Verna Station for lunch and spend some leisure time. Depart for beach side hotel (by bus) and enjoy the Goan culture and traditional dinner. Later, get transfer to Madgaon Railway Station to board the train and head off for next destination.
Arrival: 7.30 A.M., Departure: 9.15 P.M.

Day 4: Goa- Vasco

Goa
Arrive early at the Vasco station. Breakfast will be served onboard. Deboard to proceed for sightseeing tour to Mangeshi temple (by A/c. coach) including visits to Safa Masji, Sahakari Spice Farm etc. The tour also includes a 45 minutes guided tour with firsthand knowledge of spice plantation. Take traditional Goan lunch at farm and carry on with the tour to Menezes Braganza House at Chandor village. Return to the Deccan Odyssey at Madgaon Railway Station and depart for Kolhapur. Dinner will be served onboard.
Arrival: 7.30 A.M., Departure: 8.00 P.M

Day 5: Kolhapur

Kolhapur
Deccan Odyssey arrive early in the morning at Kolhapur railway station. Enjoy breakfast at the train. Deboard and ensue for sightseeing tour (by A/c. coach) of the city. The tour include visit to the popular attractions of Kolhapur such as New Palace, Bhawani Mandap, Museum, Mahalaxmi Temple & Shalini Palace etc. One will also get to enjoy special martial arts and cultural programmes organized by operator. Come back to the Kolhapur Railway Station and board the train to continue journey for Daulatabad / Aurangabad via Pune (halt for a while there). The lunch and dinner will be served on board.
Arrival: 8.35 A.M., Departure: 9.45 P.M.

Day 6: Aurangabad

Aurangabad
Arrive early morning at Daulatabad railway station, enjoy breakfast onboard and detrain at the station. Depart for local sightseeing (by A/c coach) and visit Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves- a World Heritage Site. Later, depart for Aurangabad for lunch and go for local sightseeing with visit to Bibi-Ka-Maqbara. Rest of the time is reserved for shopping. Return to Deccan Odyssey train and proceed for Jalgaon. Dinner will be served onboard.
Arrival: 6.45 A.M., Departure: 6.00 P.M.

Day 7: Ajanta- Nashik

Ajanta
After taking early morning breakfast onboard, reach at Jalgaon railway station. Depart proceed for an exciting visit to the Ajanta Caves (by A/c coach). Come back to the train and head off for Nasik. Enjoy lunch onboard. Arrive at Nasik station; get transferred to Panchwati Ghats and ancient Temples. Return to board the Deccan Odyssey train at Deolali railway station and depart for Mumbai. Dinner will be served onboard.
Arrival: 7.00 A.M., Departure: 10.30 P.M.

Day 8: Mumbai

Mumbai
The Deccan Odyssey will arrive at CST Mumbai railway station in the morning. Enjoy breakfast onboard and check-out in time for the onward destination.
Arrival: 7.30 A.M., Departure: 8.15 A.M.
The Deccan Odyssey provides a comfortable abode to its guests in its 21 elegantly designed coaches fitted with special amenities manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. These 21 coaches comprise of 12 passenger cars, 2 dinning cars, 1 conference car, 2 generator cars with luggage store, spare Car, 2 staff, 1 Spa car and 1 Bar car. Each car is stuffed with 5-star hotel amenities to make a guest's journey a memorable one. Some of the classic facilities and services available in the luxury train include:
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Cabin / Coaches
  • LCD TV in 10 lounge cars / Plasma TV with allied equipment
  • Business centre with Internet, FAX, ISD and STD in the conference car
  • Health Spa car with steam, Beauty Parlour and Gymnasium
  • Channel Music
  • Cell phone on demand
  • Foreign exchange facilities
  • Laundry services
  • 24-hour room service
  • Well-stocked bar
  • Valet attendant
  • Special assistance for physically challenged people
  • Luggage collection facility
  • Guest Provided with Arrival Kits
  • Daily newspapers and magazines
  • Packed drinking water
  • Mail box facility
  • Voltage available on train-110/230V
  • Assistance for travel arrangements on completion of tour
Restaurants: The Deccan Odyssey has 2 well furnished and lavish restaurants named as Peshwa I and Peshwa II serving an array of mouth watering dishes from Indian and International cuisines.

Bar: The separate bar car offers a range of fine liquors and wines from reputed Indian and International brands.