Luxury Train Tour-Deccan Odyssey Route (Maharashtra Splendor) Tour

Luxury Train Tour-Deccan Odyssey Route (Maharashtra Splendor) Tour

Package Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
Destination Covered
Mumbai - Aurangabad - Tadoba - Ajanta Caves - Nashik - Kolhapur - Goa

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  • Description :

    Deccan Odyssey comprises of 21 luxuriously appointed coaches. Out of these 21 coaches, 11 are to accommodate guests and the rest are used for different purposes such as dining, lounge, conference car and health spa. Inspired by the imperial carriages used by the Maharajas of the yore for traveling, each of the coaches of this luxury train is inspired from a different royal eras of Maharashtra ruled by diverse dynasties.
    All the cabins of Deccan Odyssey are fully equipped with facilities like air-conditioning, internet connectivity and personalized guest amenities that make sure that your journey would be a comfortable and memorable one. Moreover, the multi-cuisine restaurant, well STOCKED bar, high-tech conference cart and a spa & massage cabin onboard add on the colors of merriment to your entire jaunt.


    The huge success of the first Indian luxury train 'Palace on Wheels' paved the way to the birth of another deluxe rail journey in the south western part of the country. A brainchild of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), Deccan Odyssey is the fruitful result of the relentless efforts of its visionary. The first proposal to launch a deluxe train tour in Maharashtra was made in the year 2001 and accordingly the MTDC and the Indian Railway Ministry signed a MOU in the same year to turn this proposal into a reality.

    The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) got a green signal from the Railway Board to start the work on Deccan Odyssey in the year 2002. It took ICF members around five months to finalize the design of this luxury rail in India. It was not a cake walk for the designers to give shape to their vision and thus few more months have been spent on its construction. The later part of the year 2003 saw the completion of this blue Limousine on wheels and not to mention, the embodiment of the designs stole everyone's vision when it was placed into the tracks. Aligned with the best royal trains of the world such as Blue Train of South Africa or Orient Express of Europe, Deccan Odyssey was suffused with every modern facility that contributes towards making each luxury train tour to Maharashtra comfy and deluxe.

    The dawn of 16th January, 2004 brought a new turn to the Maharashtra tourism industry with the inaugural ceremony of the regal journey of Deccan Odyssey Indian from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai. The world famous Taj Group of Hotels had also joined their hands with Deccan Odyssey to offer a 5 star HOTEL facility onboard to the guests. Special care has been taken to provide the guests with the warmest hospitality services they have ever expected.
    The Train
    The history of Deccan Odyssey, though not very old, supports the saying that no barrier can ever control the human expectation to be fulfilled. What they visionaries had dreamt of, the creative craftsman had turned it to reality. Each of the 21 coached of Deccan Odyssey is celestially decorated that give an insight view of the elegant travelling style of the Maharajas of the bygone era.
    All the destinations covered in a weeklong Maharashtra tour is sumptuously selected so that the tourists can witness the vividness of the state along with traversing through the diverse landscapes. It is certainly a surprise tour on the rolling wheels of Deccan Odyssey that transport the travelers to a world where everything is regal, elegant and brainstorming.


    Echoing the penchant of the erstwhile Maharajas, all the 12 guest accommodation coaches of Deccan Odyssey is outfitted with cozy furniture and personalized guest amenities. Complemented by the very best of personal services, travelling on the private cabins of this deluxe rail is a unique rail tour experience in India. When you travel in these elegant class cabins of the train, you can feel that the inside décor reflects several moods to suit the outside views of the landscape.

    All the cabins are spacious enough where guests can roam freely. The decoration of each coach reflects a particular era of the Deccan milieu and is creatively outfitted with facilities like personal safe, telephone, attached bathroom, air-conditioning and a personal attendant on the round the clock service of the guests.


    The perfect touch of delicacy and royalty can be seen in every detailing of Deccan Odyssey. The state-of-the-art amenities available onboard this royal Indian train makes every day a unique experience for the travelers. Facilities onboard Deccan Odyssey covers an array of services that include regal class cabins, multi-cuisines restaurants, sitting lounge, high-tech conference car and a rejuvenating health spa. The signature of utmost comfort and pampering treatment, Deccan Odyssey facilities make you feel special even in the crowd. .

    Since its initiation, this luxury Indian train has refurbished its facilities and services from time to time so that every time a better experience can be shared with the travelers. The introduction of more high-tech amenities in the later period contributed towards making the journey more and more alluring. A tour to Maharashtra on the rolling iron wheel was never as exciting and mesmerizing as after the introduction of Deccan Odyssey India. For your kind perusal, the following are the summarized description of the facilities on board Deccan Odyssey.

  • Day 1: Mumbai (Arrival)

    Upon your arrival at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in the evening, board the train and start your voyage to explore the different facets of Maharashtra. Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

    Day 2: Aurangabad

    Meals: All Meals

    On the 2nd day of Maharashtra Splendor, proceed on a visit Ellora Caves, a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ellora Caves are a unique artistic creation and exhibits a seamless blend of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain heritage. Apart from these caves, you will visit Bibi ka Maqbara, a replica of the Taj Mahal. Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

    Day 3: Tadoba Tiger Reserve

    Meals: All Meals

    Upon your arrival at the Tadoba Tiger Reserve, enjoy the thrill of spotting wildlife in their natural turf. Spend an adventurous day with morning and afternoon safaris. Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

    Day 4: Ajanta Caves

    Meals: All Meals

    Upon your arrival at Jalgaon Railway Station, leave by road to Ajanta Caves, a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. These magnificent caves exhibit the ancient murals and sculptures that depict the life of Buddha. Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

    Day 5: Nashik

    Meals: All Meals

    The day 5 is scheduled for a trip to Nashik, popularly known as the 'Vineyard of India'. Later, proceed for a Champagne tour followed by lunch. Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

    Day 6: Kolhapur

    Meals: All Meals

    On the 6th day of Maharashtra Splendor, you will arrive in Kolhapur, a growing cosmopolitan with a royal past. The places that you will visit include the New Palace, the Town Hall Museum and the Mahalaxmi Temple. Besides, you can witness a traditional martial art performance known as 'Mardani Khel'. Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

    Day 7: Goa

    Meals: All Meals

    On the 7th day, you will reach Goa, famous for its beaches, temples and churches. Start your day with an Old Goa tour where you'll visit places such as Basilica of Bom Jesus and St. Augustine Church. Later, enjoy a walking tour to the old Latin quarters known as Fontanhas. Dinner and overnight stay on board the train.

    Day 8: Mumbai (Departure)

    Meals: All Meals

    On the 8th day, Deccan Odyssey will drop you back at Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus, where your journey will come to an end.

  • Package Terms & Conditions :
    • Terms & Conditions

      • All Costs are in USD, EURO, GBP and INR.
      • The above costs are per cabin per Journey.
      • Government Service tax of 3.61% is additional and 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 incase 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) CHILD.


      Child Policy

      • 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.



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



      • Any cancellation must be advised immediately by Email and subsequently confirmed by letter to the Central Reservation Division
      • 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
  • Hotel Details

    For International Travellers

    Room TypeSingle OccupancyTwin/Double Occupancy02 Children (in a Separate Cabin)Currency
    Deluxe Cabin5,8108,3866,290USD
    Presidential Suite12,57912,5796,290USD
    Deluxe Cabin5,4707,8955,920EURO
    Presidential Suite11,84011,8405,920EURO
    Deluxe Cabin4,1355,9654,475GBP
    Presidential Suite8,9458,9454,475GBP

    Hotel Details

    For Indian Nationals Only

    Room TypeSingle OccupancyTwin/Double Occupancy02 ChildrenCurrency
    Deluxe Cabin3,71,9005,36,7104,02,530INR
    Presidential Suite8,05,1008,05,1004,02,530INR

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