Deccan Odyssey, the Luxury Train of Maharashtra and parts ofGoa
Deccan Odyssey is a luxury train which matches Royal Palace on Wheels in Rajasthan . The Deccan Odyssey offers a luxurious train ride and transports the guests to an unforgettable sojourn of the land which has grandeur on one side, serene beaches, majestic and magnificient looking palaces and forts as well as the beautiful carvings on stones and many more.
About the train Deccan Odyssey
Deccan Odyssey takes you through a week long tour includes many of the well known tourist destinations covering Maharashtra and some parts of Goa. You can also experience the best of train journeys in the world. Deccan Odyssey is a journey through the Culture, heritage, history, Wildlife and sanguine beaches of the vibrant state of Maharashtra.
Information about the faciities in the train Deccan Odyssey
There are recreation and leisure facilities like a library, DVD channels available at the Lounges for viewing, channel music in the cabins, a well stocked bar, a spa with steam massage, a mini gym and a parlour
Packaged drinking water is complimentary.
The tariff includes all meals, travel, transportation, sightseeing by A.C. deluxe coaches, entrance fees and still camera charges at monuments, palaces, boat cruises etc.
Tariff does not include liquor, beverages, Laundry, Smokes, Video Camera Charges at monuments, palaces, temples and other items of personal nature on Board or outside, use of Spa, telephones and business center facilities.
You will have to respect the local sentiments and remove your shoes while visiting temples and other places of worship.
It is advisable to carry your swim suits, sunblock, sun glasses, caps and hats or umbrellas. It would be better for you to wear light colour cottons as the summertime tends to be very hot and humid. Wear comfortable shoes as you will have to walk a lot.
Laundry would be available at Goa. Foreign Exchange facilities will be available at both Mumbai and Goa.
Doctor on Call, medicine chest ia available on board.
Last but not the least please follow the guidelines given to you by the Tour Manager and the guide. Avoid moving away from the group while you go for sightseeing. Please do not hesitate for any kind of assistance help or information at any time from Assistant Manager Trains or the General Manager on Board available in Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train.
Itinerary of the Deccan Odyssey
Day 1 - Departure from the CST at about 16.40 hours
Dinner on Board
Day 2 - Breakfast in the morning, arrival Sindhudurg statio and getting in to the coach for sight seeing at about 8 am . Visit Fort by boat and return , then depart for Tarkarli Beach Resort , then lunch and leisure time till 15.30 pm. Depart for Dhamapur village by AC coach, visit Cashew factory, Bhagawathy temple, and Sateri Devi, lDhamapur Lake.
Then back to Kudal Railway station and get into the train, depart for Goa. Dinner on Board and the end of the day 2.
Day 3 After Breakfast you will arrive at the Karmali Railway station Leave the train for sight seeing for churches in Old Goa, Museum of Goan antiques, ontanhas the Latin Quarters at Panjim. Back to the train at Verna for lunch and leisure time. in the evening leave for the beach side hotel for a cultural evening and a dinner, then for madgaon station. Departure for Kolhapur.
Day 4 - Arrive at Kolhapur. After breakfast visit New Palace, Museum, Bhawani Mandap, Mahalaxmi Temple & Shalini Palace- Watch marshal arts and cultural Programmes & Visit to Handicraft Stalls.
Reach Kolhapur Rly station and depart for Daulatabad / Aurangabad Via Pune. Lunch and dinner plus leisure time in the train. Reach Pune and get in to another train at 20.30 hours and depart for daulatabad /urangabad at 21.45
Day 5 - Arrival at daulatabad and breakfast . Detrain and visit Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves, A World Heritage Site. Lunch and leisure time at Hotel. Local sight seeing Bibi-Ka-Maqbara and free time for shopping. Back to Deccan Odyssey and the Departure for Chandrapur (Via Nanded) to visit Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary.
Denner in the train and haly for detraining and entraining at Nandhed.
Day 6 - Breakfast in the train, Arrive at nandhed, leisure time till lunch and then leave for Tadoba National Park by bus in the afternoon. Viait the sanctuary by open jeep, return to the train Deccan Odyssey and depart from Bhusawal. Dinner on board.
Day 7 - After early breakfast in the train, arrive at Bhusawal, detrain to visit Ajanta Caves. After visiting return to Deccan Odyssey at Jalgoan station. Depart for Nasik.
Arrive at Nashik in the evening and depart to visit Panchavati Ghats and ancient temples. Return to the train at Deolali station and dinner on board. Depart for Mumbai.
Day 8 - After breakfast in the train reach mumbai at 7. 30 am. Check out at the latest by 8.15 am