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Deccan Odyssey


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



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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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.


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Tariff for 2016 - 2017 per Cabin for 07 Nights / 08 Days Journey in USD

02 Children (in separate deluxe cabin)
Deluxe Cabin 5,810
Presidential Suite 12,579
12,579 6,290


  • Costs are in USD, Euro, GBP or INR as per your currency selection
  • The above costs are per cabin per Journey
  • Government Service Tax will be charged extra on the published tariff
  • As the train runs on the tracks of the Indian Railways, the itineraries are subject to change incase 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 upto 3 adults or 2 Adults and 2 children (One child upto 5 years of age and second child up to 12 years of age)


  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabin with en suite bathrooms
  • All Meals (B, L & D)
  • Soft Beverages including juices, mineral water & aerated drinks
  • Valet Service
  • Still Camera fees
  • Guided off board excursions on SIC basis for Deluxe cabins and private car for Presidential Suites and game drives as illustrated in the itinerary - inclusive of entrance fees, park fees, transport and services of an English speaking local guide


  • Taxes, Insurance , Gratuities
  • Laundry, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft beverages during non meal hours
  • Video & professional Still Camera fees
  • Arrival & Departure transfers
  • International & Domestic air tickets
  • Pre & Post tour accommodation and any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as a part of the journey.
  • All activities mentioned as 'options' in the itinerary

Booking Policy

  • 1. Individual Traveler
  • 20% of ticket value at the time of booking
  • Remaining 80% of ticket value 45 days before departure of the tour
  • 2. Group Traveler / Charter
  • 50% of ticket value at the time of booking
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 30 days prior to departure of the tour along with the naming list

Cancellation Policy

  • No cancellation charges if cancelling 60 days prior to departure date
  • 20% of ticket value between 45 to 59 days prior to departure
  • 50% of ticket value between 30 to 44 days prior to departure
  • 100% of ticket value less than 29 days prior to departure
  • No refund or adjustment will be made in the event of interruption of journey by a tourist on his own after the commencement of the tour

Exclusive Charters

Companies can organize a "Business cum Pleasure" trip by chartering the truly luxurious The Deccan Odyssey for their conference.

Train Schedule

Maharashtra Splendor - 7 Nights / 8 Days
April 201729
September 201723, 30
November 201704, 25
December 201723, 30
January 201820
February 201810, 24
March 201817
April 201814, 28
September 201822
Indian Odyssey - 7 Nights / 8 Days
December 201716
October 201721
November 201718
January 201813
February 201803
April 201807
Hidden Treasures of Gujarat - 7 Nights / 8 Days
October 201728
March 201824
Indian Sojourn - 7 Nights / 8 Days
October 201714
November 201711
December 201709
January 201806, 27
March 201803, 31
Jewels of The Deccan - 7 Nights / 8 Days
October 201707
December 201702
February 201817
April 201821
Maharashtra Wild Trail - 7 Nights / 8 Days
May 201706, 13
May 201805, 12


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

Official Partners
  • PSA
  • GSA
  • GSA
*NOTE   GSA=General Sales Agent,   PSA=Preferred Sales Agent