Day 01 (Wednesday) : Mumbai
The train starts its journey from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai
in the evening.
The Indian film city is famous for Gateway of
India built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary
for the Delhi Durbar. Prince of Wales Museum exhibits antique articles of
art, sculpture, china, rare coins, weaponry and miniatures. Kamala Nehru
Park and Hanging Gardens are cool while Marine Drive is the hip-hop area of
the town with the top-notch night life.
Day 02 (Thursday) : Jaigadh
» Morning arrival at Bhoke Railway Station.
» Air-conditioned bus ride to Rai Bhatgaon Jetty for Back Water Cruise
to Jaigad Fort.
» Bus ride to lunch point and free time to relax.
» Noontime sightseeing tour of Ratnagiri town (the birthplace of great
Indian freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak) including Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanya
Tilak Smarak and Ratnagiri Bazar.
» Train leaves in the evening from Ratnagiri Railway Station.
Day 03 (Friday) - Sindhudurg
» Morning arrival at Sindhudurg Nagari Railway station.
» Air-conditioned bus ride to Malvan Jetty to visit Sindhudurg Sea
» Bus ride to lunch point and free time to relax.
» Back Water Cruise through the Tarkarli creek upto Kalse Jetty.
» Bus ride to Sawantwadi town to visit 'Shilpagrama' (the craft
» Train leaves in the evening from Sawantwadi Railway Station.
Day 04 (Saturday) : Goa
Morning arrival at Karmali, Goa.
» Sightseeing tour of Old Goa including Basilica De Born Jesus, Se
Cathedral, Se Cathedral and Church of St. Francis of Assissi.
Home to India's most attractive beaches with cool
sands, tropical suns and swaying palm trees, Goa is a beach tour that takes
you far away from the strenuous life into the lap of nature but not too far
away to lose the comforts and facilities of lavish surroundings. The famous
beaches of Goa include Calangute, Vagator, Anjuna, Colva and Palolem beach
along with the charm of 16th century Portuguese settlement of Old Goa. The
famous churches of Goa include Basilica of Bom Jesus that houses mortal
remains of St. Francis Xavier in a rich silver casket, Se Cathedral with its
'Golden Bell', paintings of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Church
of Mae de Deus at Saligao.
» Bus ride to Panjim to visit Dona Paula.
» Train leaves in the evening from Madgaon Railway Station.
Day 05 (Sunday) : Pune
» Morning arrival at Pune, ex-capital of Maharashtra.
» Sightseeing tour of the city including Mahatma Phule Mandai, Raja
Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Sir David Sasoon Synagogues, Osho International
Commune, Tribal Museum and Aga Khan Palace.
» Light and Sound Show at Shaniwarwada.
» Train leaves late in the evening from Pune Railway Station.
Day 06 (Monday) : Aurangabad
» Morning arrival at Aurangabad station.
» Visit the historical fort of Daulatabad and world-renowned Ellora
» After lunch, sightseeing tour of Aurangabad including Shivaji
Museum, Aurangabad Caves No. 7 & 8, Bibi-ka-Maqbara and shopping at
Paithani, Himroo, and Bidriwork.
» Train leaves late in the evening from Aurangabad Railway Station.
Day 07 (Tuesday) : Ajanta
Morning arrival at Jalgaon Railway Station.
» After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Ajanta caves.
Ajanta Caves -
The world heritage site, Ajanta caves has
30 Caves dating back from 200 BC to 250 AD. Cut out from volcanic rocks of
Deccan India, they are located in the forest ravines of the Sahyadri Hills.
Two basic types of monastic Buddhist architecture that can be seen Ajanta
are the Chaityas (rayer halls) and Viharas (monasteries). While Mahayana sex
related edifices have religious imagery, Hinayana sect have leeprn theirs
plain and stark.
» Train leaves in the noontime from Bhusalwal Railway Station.
» Lunch onboard.
» Arrival at Nashik Railway Station.
» Visit Panchawati Ghat and Sula Winery Yard, where you are served
with dinner and wine.
» Train leaves late in the night from Nashik Railway Station.
Day 08 (Wednesday) : Mumbai
Arrival at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai for
departure to onward destination.
Tariff per person per night
(Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years) Tariff Subject to change
October to March
- Any leg of minimum of 3 nights subject to availability will be given
at the above-mentioned rates. Thus Mumbai-Goa and Goa-Mumbai sector will
be sold as available segments to clients.
- If however, the client undertakes the day programmer at Goa &
Mumbai, an extra $ 100 USD per person OR in INR Rs.4200 will be charged.
- Service Tax @ of 4.94% is applicable on the gross ticket value of the
Deccan Odyssey tours commencing from September 2007.
- This tax is also applicable on day programme at Mumbai & Goa.
- Tariff is inclusive of travel / catering / conducted sight-seeing /
entrance fee at Monuments / Parks / Palaces / Cultural Programmers /
Boat Ride. The guest has to pay for video cameras, liquor, laundry and
other items of personal nature.
- Note: 10% Surcharge shall be levied on departure during Christmas/
Passenger reservations/cancellation on the Deccan Odyssey may be done
as per the following terms and conditions :
CANCELLATION Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to The
Luxury Trains. On cancellation, refund will be made. Certain amount of the
ticket value will be deducted as follows.
5% of the Ticket Value if the cancellation request is received before 60
days from the scheduled date of departure.
20% of Ticket Value if cancellation request is received within a period of
30-59 days from the scheduled date of departure.
50% of ticket value if cancellation request is received within the period
of 15-29 days from the scheduled date of departure.
100% of ticket value if cancellation request is received within the period
of 14 days or before the scheduled date of 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.
Varies from 8o
C to 30oC between September to March and in April
it is from 26o
C to 35o
Light tropical/light woollens.
Doctor on call at the next station. Money exchange facility/credit cards.
Adequate safety and security arrangements. Complimentary mineral water on
board/in the coach during sightseeing/ and at hotels. Assistance for travel
arrangements on completion of the tour. Voltage available on the train
110/230 V. Booking can be made through agent/on Internet.
The two restaurant cars, serve a range of Indian, Continental,
Maharashtrian, Goa and Chinese cuisines. Menus are changed seasonally.