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Deccan Odyssey Train Travel

Deccan Odyssey Train Travel

Deccan Odyssey Train Travel

What does the Deccan Odyssey signify?

A joint venture of the Union Ministry of Railways and the State Government of Maharashtra, the Deccan Odyssey tries to recreate the eras of the Peshwas, medieval-period feudal lords of western India. The week-long sojourn on board this luxury train takes one across the beaches, sea forts, and fantastic cave frescoes in Central India.

How many coaches does it have?

There are a total of 21 coaches, of which only 13 are meant for passengers. 11 of these have 4 twin-bedded chambers. The remaining two, the Presidential Suite has two twin-bedded coupes.


What are the famous attractions en route?
What are the services and facilities offered?

The train offers facilities like hot/cold running water, channel music, intercom, CD/MP3 player, lounge, restaurant, bar, conference/business center, TV, Ayurvedic massage, gymnasium, beauty parlor, money exchange facility, smoking, and non-smoking suite cars, library, etc.

The Deccan Odyssey Maharaja train provides 4 luxury suite cabins, 24 twin-bedded deluxe cabins, 14 triple-bedded cabins, 1 cabin for the physically challenged. Each passenger saloon is provided with 4 cabins and a common lounge area with a DVD player. Each passenger cabin has a private attached bathroom, 4 channel music facility, electronic safe and small cupboard, individual cabin temperature control panel, and direct dialing facility.

The public area includes one bar lounge, 2 dining cars with onboard kitchen, mini-gym with spa saloon, and conference saloon car with mini business center.

The train is pulled by a modern diesel-engine. On either end of the train are two power generator cars. There are three staff cars for the onboard staff.

Where does it depart from?

The Deccan Odyssey departs from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)on Wednesday at 16-40 hrs. Dinner is served on board.

What are the destinations covered?

Ajanta Caves
Ajanta Caves

Mumbai – Ganapatiphule- Sindhudurg – Tarkarli Backwaters – Sawantwadi – Goa – Kolhapur – Pune – Aurangabad – Ellora Caves – Jalgaon – Ajanta Caves – Nasik- Mumbai.

View Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, St Cathedral Church, Kelkar Museum, Aga Khan Palace, Daulatabad Fort, Ellora Caves, BibiKaMaqbara, Ajanta Caves, and a lot more.

What is the weekly tour schedule?

The weekly tour schedule of the Deccan Odyssey is as follows:

Who handles the onboard arrangements?

The onboard arrangements are handled by the internationally renowned Taj Group of Hotels.

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