- Visit the World Heritage Site of Champaner-Pavagadh
- Admire the historic monuments at Palitana and Modhera
- A Kodak moment with the Asiatic Lions in Sasan Gir
Tour duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Places Covered: Mumbai - Vadodara - Bhavnagar - Sasan Gir - Little Rann of Kutch - Modhera - Ahmedabad - Delhi
Board the train at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and begin your enchanting journey to the royal city of the Gaekwads, Vadodara.
Drive to the World Heritage site of Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, an ancient town full of ruins. Enjoy high tea at the magnificent Laxmi Vilas Palace – the exquisite residence of the Royal family.
The train arrives at Bhavnagar. Enjoy an excursion to Palitana, famed for its spectacular cluster of Jain temples exquisitely carved in marble.
In Sasan Gir, an expert naturalist accompanies you to the national park, home to the only surviving `Lions of Asia’ and a myriad variety of birds and other creatures.
Enjoy a cross-desert safari across the Little Rann of Kutch looking for wild ass and water birds. Also, visit the settlements and villages, renowned for their traditional embroideries and weaving.
Early morning, visit the 11th century Sun Temple and the Rani-ka-Vav step well, the finest example of subterranean architecture for water management. In the afternoon, visit the Veechar Utensils Museum exhibiting utensils dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization followed by a theme dinner.
Take a tour of the serene Sabarmati Ashram, which played a pivotal role in India’s fight for freedom. Walk through the architectural wonders of the heritage city of Ahmedabad.
Arrive in the imperial capital of Delhi, where your journey comes to an end.
October 2014 To March 2015
|November - 08
||January - 03, 31
|Decmber - 06
||February - 28
||March - 28
Rates are valid "On Request"
- All Costs are in US Dollars
- The above costs are per cabin per Journey
- Presidential Suite can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
(Applicable for Children below 12 years)
- Government Service tax of 3.09% is additional and will be charged extra on the published tariff
- Prices are subject to change incase of any amendment in the routing or other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.
- Child rates are applicable from 6 to 12 years.
About: Deccan Odyssey Train
As the wind whispers through the halo of legends crowning the land of the mighty Marathas, a lone majestic whistle blows its salutation of honour as it gracefully traverses this land of fantastic fantasy. Welcome to the mesmerizing Maharashtra experience aboard the luxurious DECCAN ODYSSEY.
The weeklong Deccan Odyssey tour includes several exotic destinations covering the vast expanse of Maharashtra and a pinch of Goa - Mumbai, Ganpatipule, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Pune, Aurangabad, Ajanta and Ellora.
Experience the finest and the best of train journeys of the world. The Deccan Odyssey is much more than a mere luxury train cruise. It's a 'classical odyssey' of time beyond the realms of the present. Welcome aboard!
The Deccan Odyssey has 21 coaches out of which 11 are passenger cars with 4 coupes each. There are 2 Presidential Suite Cars with 2 coupes each car. The train also has a conference car (can be redesigned as dance floor in the night) and two restaurant cars. There is also a lounge/bar car and one surprising addition is a Spa Car. Apart from the above there are generator cars with luggage store and staff car or spare car.
Conference Room with capacity to host 50 guests with facility for satellite communication, Internet, computer with printer and fax, and telephone exchange
- Channel Music
- Ayurvedic Massage Centre
- Steam Bath
- Beauty Parlour
- Business Centre
- Special Suite for Physically challenged
- Fully loaded mini pantry in each coach
- Telephone in each saloon
- Television in each coach
- Plasma TV in Lounge Car
- PA System/ 6 Channel Music System
- Lounge in each passenger car