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The Indian Maharaja – Deccan Odyssey

05 Aug

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Deccan Odyssey is a luxury train operating in Maharashtra India and Voted as one of the top ten luxury train journeys in the world. Everything in the train reflects the ways of Indian Royalties. Deccan Odyssey’ wins Asia’s best luxury train award, Deccan Odyssey offers 7 night tour package from Mumbai to Goa and back and covering some of the most prominent tourist destinations in Maharashtra! This luxurious train transports its guests on a remarkable sojourn of a land shining in legions grandeur – serene beaches, magnificent forts – palaces and experiencing divine tales etched in colossal rocks ,inviting you to undertake a journey on board the Deccan Odyssey. You will Discover the magical lands of Maharashtra and Goa in style with this luxury train.

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Deccan Odyssey has been bench marked against the best luxury trains in the world such as world class Orient Express of Europe and Blue Train of South Africa. The week long tour includes several exotic that starts from Mumbai and weaves through Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Goa, Vasco, Kolhapur, Aurangabad, Ellora, Ajanta and Nashik. The Deccan Odyssey’s sheer luxury is a sight to behold. Everything in the train reflects the ways of Indian Royalty – “Maharaja”. The plush interiors, an awesome cuisine and grate sites to see makes the journey memorable and more exciting than the destination itself!

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Deccan Odyssey Tour Itinerary
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations Covered: Mumbai >> Sindhudurg >> Goa >> Vasco >> Kolhapur >> Ellora Caves >> Ajanta Caves and Nasik >> Mumbai (Return)
Departure Day : Wednesday

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Day of Travel Departure Day Time Particulars
Day 1 Wednesday Mumbai 1500 hrs Report at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Rail Terminus
    1640 hrs The Deccan Odyssey departs for Sindhudurg
    2000 hrs Dinner to be served onboard
Day 2 Thursday Sindhudurg Nagari 0630 hrs Breakfast
    0730 hrs Arrival in the Sindhudurg Railway Station
    0800 hrs Disembark and depart for Malvan jetty
    0930 hrs Visit to the Sindhudurg Fort by boat
    1130 hrs Return to depart for the Tarkarli Resort
    1200 hrs Arrival in the Tarkarli Resort, lunch and leisure upto 1530 hrs.
    1545 hrs

Depart for Dhamapur village by A/c coach On way visit to Cashew factory.

    1645 hrs Exploration of Dhamapur village – temples of Goddess Bhagwati and Sateri Devi and the Dhamapur lake
    1745 hrs Leave for Kudal railway station
    1815 hrs Return to the Deccan Odyssey train
    1830 hrs Depart for Goa
    2000 hrs Dinner to be served aboard the train
Day 3 Friday Goa 0700 hrs

Breakfast on board

    0730 hrs Arrival in Karmali railway station
    0800 hrs Visit to St. Augustine Church, Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, Se Cathedral Church,St.Francis of Assissi a Museum of Goan antiques and visit to Fontanhas the Latin Quarters at Panjim.
    1245 hrs Return back to the train for lunch and leisure upto 1600 hrs
    1615 hrs Depart for dinner and a cultural extravaganza in a beach resort
    2045 hrs After dinner Depart for Verna Rly.Stn.
    2115 hrs Arrival and embarking the Deccan Odyssey & Over night halt at Verna Stn.
Day 4 Saturday Kolhapur 0700 hrs Breakfast
    0730 hrs Arrival in Kolhapur railway station
    0800 hrs Disembark And Visit The Shalini Palace, Mahalaxmi temple, New Palace etc
    1245 hrs Leave for Kolhapur railway station
    1315 hrs Arrival in Kolhapur and leave for Daulatabad
    1330 hrs Lunch and leisure aboard the luxury train
    2000 hrs Dinner aboard the train
    2145 hrs Leave for Daulatabad / Aurangabad
Day 5 Sunday Aurangabad 0645 hrs Arrive at the Daulatabad railway station
    0700 hrs Breakfast to be served aboard
    0745 hrs Sightseeing across Daulatabad fort and Ellora Caves
    1230 hrs Leave for lunch in Aurangabad
    1300 hrs Lunch and leisure in the hotel upto 1500 hrs
    1515 hrs Sightseeing across Bibi ka Makbara and shopping in Aurangabad market
    1730 hrs Return to the luxury train
    1800  hrs Departure for Chandrapur (Via Nanded) For Tadoba  Wildlife Sanctuary .
    2000 hrs Dinner
Day 6 Monday Bhusawal 0630 hrs Breakfast
    0700 hrs Arrival at Bhusawal Rly station
    0730 hrs The train to visit Ajanta Caves A World Heritage Monument by A/c.Coach
    1300 hrs Lunch and leisure aboard the train
    1445 hrs Leave for Tadoba national park by a/c coach
    1545 hrs Arrival in the park
    1600 hrs Explore the sanctuary by embarking on a jeep safari
    1915 hrs Return to the train
    1930 hrs Depart for Bhusawal
    2000 hrs Dinner to be served aboard
Day 7 Tuesday Ajanta Caves/ Nashik 0630 hrs Breakfast
    0700 hrs Arrival at the Bhusawal railway station
    0730 hrs Depart by a/c coach to Ajanta caves
    1245 hrs Arrive in Jalgaon railway station to board the Deccan Odyssey
    1315 hrs Leave for Nashik
    1330 hrs Lunch and leisure aboard the train
    1700 hrs Arrive at Nashik station and leave to explore the Panchwati Ghats and temples etc
    1930 hrs Arrive at Deolali railway station to board the Deccan Odyssey
    2000 hrs Dinner
    2230 hrs Depart for Mumbai
Day 8 Wednesday Mumbai 0700 hrs Breakfast and arrival in Mumbai
    0815 hrs Check out and farewell

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Facilities

Conference Room with capacity to host 50 guests with facility for satellite communication, Internet, computer with printer and fax, and telephone exchange

• Library
• Bar
• Channel Music
• Ayurvedic Massage Centre
• Steam Bath
• Gymnasium
• Beauty Parlour
• Business Centre
• Special Suite for Physically challenged
• Fully loaded mini pantry in each coach
• Telephone in each saloon
• Television in each coach
• Plasma TV in Lounge Car
• PA System/ 6 Channel Music System
• Lounge in each passenger car.

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14 responses to “The Indian Maharaja – Deccan Odyssey

  1. Cornelia Lohs

    August 5, 2013 at 9:12 pm

    This sounds like a wonderful journey. Great photos!

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      August 6, 2013 at 4:38 am

      Yes it is and thanks for stopping by !! 🙂

       
  2. umakasardevi

    August 6, 2013 at 11:49 am

    Wow!

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      August 6, 2013 at 12:02 pm

      almost every post is a wow post 🙂 do watch out for other post as well 🙂

       
  3. jayantadeepa

    August 6, 2013 at 4:15 pm

    its our dream to take this train someday

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      August 7, 2013 at 5:53 am

      Ease Your Travel is here to make your dream come true 🙂

       
  4. sheridegrom - From the literary and legislative trenches.

    August 7, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    Now, if I could just get my doctor to write me a cript for this fab journey!

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      August 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm

      let us know who your doctor is we would talk with him 🙂

       
  5. Amy Lynne Hayes

    August 7, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    This looks amazing!! I’ve always wanted to do the Orient Express, but it’s nice to know there are other excellent options as well. 🙂

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      August 13, 2013 at 6:09 am

      Amy there are two more trains to go do follow us to know more 🙂 and thanks for comment

       
  6. janeanddavid

    August 12, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    Looks like a wonderful adventure! Worth travelling around the globe to do!

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      August 13, 2013 at 6:15 am

      Once you board on this it has lot more to offer 🙂

       
  7. tyanajones

    October 4, 2013 at 10:23 am

    Thanks for sharing brilliant information! I really appreciate with this post, Keep posting such kind of things always. Thanks again.

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      October 7, 2013 at 1:20 pm

      Hey thanks a ton!! keep visiting for new post..!! 🙂

       

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