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Deccan Odyssey

Overview

The Royal Indian train - The Deccan Odyssey has been benchmark against the best luxury trains in the world like the Blue Train of South Africa, The Orient Express of Europe and Eastern & Oriental of South East Asia. The royal journey takes you on a week long trip to some of the best places in Kingdom of Marathas - Maharashtra, namely Mumbai, Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Goa, Vasco, Kolhapur, Aurangabad, Ellora, Ajanta & Nashik.

Savor the cuisines, worship at the shrines, or just relax on the beach & let the beauty wash over you. So come aboard & get ready to travel to the rich past of the State!

The Deccan Odyssey's sheer luxury is a sight to behold. Everything in the train reflects the ways of Indian Royalty. Each coach is named after some of the best places & forts of Maharashtra and with plush interiors, awesome delicious cuisine & great sites to see this journey sure etches some golden memories in the traveler's mind. 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.

The objective of running "The Deccan Odyssey" is primarily to showcase the best of tourism assets of Maharashtra like pristine beauty of Konkan coast, the art, the culture, the heritage (including world heritage sites of Ajanta - Ellora) of Maharashtra as well as Maharashtra's local arts, crafts & cuisine.

Composition of the Train
Passenger Cars (4 Coupes per Coach)10
Presidential Suite Cars (2 Coupes per Coach)02
Conference Car01
Restaurant Cars 02
Generator Cars with Luggage Store 02
Staff / Spare Cars 02
Spa Car 01
Bar Car 01
Total Coaches21

INDIVIDUAL FACILITIES

Accommodation

10 fully air-conditioned Deluxe Cabin saloons, each with combination of 4 twin bedded chambers and 2 fully air-conditioned Presidential Suite saloons each with 2 suites with combination of living room & bed room. Saloons are equipped with channel music, intercom, player, attached toilets, running hot and cold water, shower, wall-to-wall carpeting and other amenities.

For Physically Challenged Persons

Special assistance is available in the form of wheel chairs, creches and a special attendant for manual assistance.

Luggage Collection

Your luggage is picked up and taken to your respective Saloon without your worrying about it.

Arrival Kit

Each guest is provided with an arrival kit consisting of stationery items, brochures, cards, etc. It would be available in the cabin. Anything additional can be asked for, from the attendant, always available at your service.

Attendant

An attendant is always available at your service, to take care of all your travel needs.

Meals

An exotic array of dishes to choose from various cuisines, which are available on the Deccan Odyssey.

Packaged Water

We make sure, the greatest gift of nature bestowed on us i.e. water is made available to you in its purest form. Packaged water is made available to you all through the journey.

News Papers / Magazines

The leading dailies and newspapers and a collection of magazines is made available for your reading pleasure.

Security

Adequate safety arrangements are made for you as well as your personal belongings in the train itself.

Toiletries

All essential toiletries like soaps, shampoos, moisturizers etc. are provided in the train.

Wine / Beer

A complimentary bottle of wine courtesy the Deccan Odyssey in all the rooms.

Other Facilities

Wide collection of classic & non-classics films and music on channel.

COMMON FACILITIES

BAR-Mumbai Hi

A well stocked bar serves wine, liquor and spirits of Indian and International Brands, to keep you in `high spirits'.

Group Photograph

To cherish these special moments of glory and to remind you of these items when you walk down memory lane a few years from now, we take a group photograph, which is given to you as a souvenir.

Lounge

A lounge for relaxing, interacting, making friends getting together.

Mail Box

A mailbox is provided on board, which discharges your mail with utmost care and efficiency.

Medical Aid

Your health obviously tops the chart of our priority list. First aid is available on the train, whereas a doctor can be arranged on call at the next approaching station.

Restaurant – Peshwa I, Peshwa II

Two lavish and beautifully done restaurants: Serve mouth watering Indian cuisines that would definitely make way to your heart through your stomach.

Shopping

Certain handicrafts and other special items of Maharashtrian origin can be bought while you visit the places covered by the Deccan Odyssey

Smoking

The Deccan Odyssey has exclusive non-smoking suite cars and separate bar car Mumbai Hi for the guests who love to smoke.

Conference

Conference car with all amenities and connectivity designed to match the best if you wish to have conference on board.

Health

The Body Massage, facials, with Ayurvedic Oils and Steam bath is available to rejuvenate you. A Gymnasium is also there for your routine work outs.

Business Centre

Well equipped with computers, secretarial services, photocopying, telecommunication, internet, equipment rental is available onboard.

1. List of facilities available on board for your leisure:

  • A Library
  • 6 Channels DVD for your viewing pleasure at the lounges
  • 6 Channels of Music in your cabins
  • A well stocked Bar
  • A spa with steam, massage, a mini gym and a parlour

2. Packaged Water is complimentary.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Respecting the local sentiments, guests are requested to remove their shoes while visiting temples and shrines.

6. Beggars and hawkers are to be discouraged strictly.

7. It would be advisable to carry your swimsuits, as we would be visiting beaches at Ganapatipule, Tarkarli and Goa or the hotel swimming pools.

8. After noon sun tends to be rather strong, so do not forget to carry your sun block, sunglasses, caps and hats or umbrellas.

9. The weather during March and April tends to be rather hot, hence light color cottons will be well.

10. Wearing comfortable shoes would be advisable as there is lot to see you, on foot.

11. Laundry service would be available at Goa.

12. Foreign Exchange facilities will be available at Mumbai & Goa.

13. Doctor on Call.

14. Due to exigencies or unavoidable circumstances there could be occasions where the itinerary could be changed without prior notice.

15. In cases where the group comprises of large numbers, the same would be grouped into batches.

16. The group number one would follow the normal route of sightseeing and the other group could follow in the reverse order.

17. While on sightseeing tours, it would be advisable to follow the guidelines of the Tour Manager and Guide. Please avoid splitting from the group for precaution.

18. An electronic safe is provided in each cabin to keep all your valuables. Should you forget your code, please contact the General Manager on the Train.

19. Medicine Chest is available on board for First-Aid requirements.

20. Electric Supply in the cabins is 240 v and 110 v in the bathrooms.

21. Shaver socket supply is 110 v and 240 v. Kindly use as per your specifications.

Climate

Varies from 8 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius between September to March & in April it is around 35 degree Celsius.

Clothing Recommended

Light tropical / light woolens

Meals

The two restaurant cars, serve a range of Indian, Continental, Maharashtrian, Goa & Chinese cuisines. Menus are changed seasonally.

Special Information

We believe in "Athithi Devo Bhavah" Literally translating to "Guest is like God to us". 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

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Maharashtra Splendor

Mumbai - Nashik - Ajanta Caves - Kolhapur - Goa - Sindhudurg -Mumbai

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Indian Odyssey

New Delhi - Sawai Madhopur - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Vadodara - Aurangabad - Mumbai

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Hidden Treasures of Gujarat

Mumbai - Vadodara - Palitana - Sasan Gir - Somnath - Little Rann of Kutch - Modhera - Patan - Nashik - Mumbai

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Indian Sojourn

Mumbai - Vadodara - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Agra - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur - Delhi

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Jewels of The Deccan

Mumbai - Bijapur - Aihole and Pattadakal - Hampi - Hyderabad - Ajanta Caves - Mumbai

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Maharashtra Wild Trail

Mumbai-Aurangabad-Ramtek-Pench-Tadoba-Ajanta Caves-Nashik-Mumbai

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Tariffs

Deccan Odyssey Programs – Year 2017 -18

Per Cabin Per Journey Price for 7 Nights / 8 Days Journey

ROOMING
SINGLE
OCCUPANCY
TWIN/DOUBLE
OCCUPANCY
02 CHILDREN
(in a separate deluxe cabin)
Deluxe Cabin 6,100
8,750
6,565
Presidential Suite 13,210
13,210 6,565

Deccan Odyssey Programs – Year 2018 - 19

Per Cabin Per Journey Price for 7 Nights / 8 Days Journey

ROOMING
SINGLE
OCCUPANCY
TWIN/DOUBLE
OCCUPANCY
02 CHILDREN
(in a separate deluxe cabin)
Deluxe Cabin 6,100
8,750
6,565
Presidential Suite 13,210
13,210 6,565

  • All Costs are in USD
  • The above costs are per cabin per Journey
  • As the train runs on the tracks of the Indian Railways, the itineraries are subject to change in case of any changes in the routing etc.
  • Prices are subject to change in case of any amendment in the routing or other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.
  • Children below 5 years of age shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking
  • Presidential Suite can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 Adults and 2 children (One child up to 5 years of age and second child up to 12 years of age)
  • Service Tax will be charged extra as applicable
  • Deccan Odyssey does accommodate children but we ask parents to be mindful of the sophisticated adult atmosphere we endeavor to maintain.
  • One child up to 5 years of age shall be allowed free of cost in the Deluxe Cabin, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.
  • For families, with a child between 6-12 years of age, or, with two children with one child below 5 years and another between 6-12 years, we recommend the Presidential Suite which has a double bed in the bedroom and can be shared with a child below 5 years and a sofa cum bed in the living room which can accommodate the older child. In this case, the child/children will be accommodated free of cost.
  • In case of two children between 6-12 years of age travelling with their parents, you will have to take 2 cabins. The first child pays 25% of the adult fare and the second child will have to pay 50% of the adult fare. One of the parents will have to be present with the child / children in the cabin.
  • Please note that we do not have the facility for interconnecting cabins.
  • All applicable taxes will be charged extra.
  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabin with en suite bathrooms
  • All meals (B,L,D)
  • Soft beverages during the journey
  • Valet service
  • Still camera fees
  • Guided off train excursions and game drives as illustrated in the itinerary - inclusive of entrance fees, park fees, transport and services of an English speaking local guide
  • Taxes including 9.00% (subject to change as per Govt. directives) Government Service tax, Insurance , gratuities
  • Laundry and alcoholic Beverages
  • Video and professional Still camera fees
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • International and Domestic air tickets
  • Pre and Post tour accommodation and any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as a part of the journey
  • All activities mentioned as ‘options’ in the itinerary.

Payment:

  • 20% of the ticket value at the time of booking
  • 80% of the ticket value 45 days before the departure date

Cancellation:

  • Any cancellation must be advised immediately by email (info@luxetrains.com)
  • No cancellation on cancelling 60 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 20% of ticket value on cancelling 59 – 45 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 50% of ticket Value on cancelling 44 – 30 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 100% of ticket value on cancelling 29 days prior to the departure date

Train Schedule

Maharashtra Splendor - 7 Nights / 8 Days
MonthSaturday
September 201730
November 201704, 25
December 201723, 30
January 201820
February 201810, 24
March 201817
April 201814, 28
September 201822, 29
November 201803, 24
December 201822, 29
March 201916
February 201909, 23
January 201919
April 201913, 27
Indian Odyssey - 7 Nights / 8 Days
MonthSaturday
October 201721
January 201813
March 201810
April 201807
November 201718
December 201716
February 201803
January 201912
February 201902
March 201909
April 201906
October 201820
November 201817
December 201815
Hidden Treasures of Gujarat - 7 Nights / 8 Days
MonthSaturday
October 201728
March 201824
October 201827
March 201923
Indian Sojourn - 7 Nights / 8 Days
MonthSaturday
October 201714
November 201711
December 201709
January 201806, 27
March 201803, 31
October 201813
November 201810
December 201808
March 201902, 30
January 201905, 26
Jewels of The Deccan - 7 Nights / 8 Days
MonthSaturday
October 201707
December 201702
February 201817
April 201821
December 201801
February 201916
April 201920
October 201806
Maharashtra Wild Trail - 7 Nights / 8 Days
MonthSaturday
May 201805, 12
May 201904, 11

Offers

Early Bird Offer!!

Maharashtra Wild Trail
Departure Date: 2018: May 5 & 12

Hidden Treasures Of Gujarat
Departure Date: 2017: OCT 28  |   2018: MAR 24

Maharashtra Splendor
Departure Date: 2017: NOV 4 & 25, DEC 23 & 30 |  2018: JAN 20, FEB 10 & 24, MAR 17, APR 14 & 28

Jewels Of The Deccan
Departure Date: 2017: OCT 7, DEC 2  |  2018: FEB 17, APR 21

Note: Offer Valid for Bookings done before 30th June 2017.


Book Now & Get Complimentary

  1. 01 Night stay in Delhi at 5 Star hotel with buffet breakfast
  2. Airport Pick Up
  3. Delhi Guided Sightseeing Tour
  4. Both Ways Railway Station Transfer
  5. All Transfers & Sightseeing in Air Conditioned Luxury Vehicle
  6. Certificate of Travel in The Deccan Odyssey
  7. Travel Gift Voucher worth USD 100.00
  8. Souvenirs from the Company

Attractive Companion Offer

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Price 4,02,533 Per Cabin


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