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Special Journey

Deccan Odyssey

The Indian Odyssey is an exclusive train journey which allows the guests to travel in royal style amidst the same luxury as the Maharajahs. Embark on the Deccan Odyssey, one of the luxury trains in India and traverse the very popular Golden triangle circuit.

Besides marveling at the captivating and ever-changing vistas of the vibrant nation, the special sojourn takes you to Sawai Madhopur which is considered as the 'Gateway to Ranthambore'. Spend a day here to witness the untamed wilderness and meet the Royal Bengal Tiger. Admire the beauty of Taj Mahal and also marvel at the Ajanta and Ellora Caves that are synonymous to India and also UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Meticulously designed itineraries bring you exciting opportunities to explore the ever changing vistas of the National Capital - Delhi, Mumbai, Agra and Jaipur. The famous attractions enroute allows you to experience the untamed wilderness perfectly combined with the royal hospitality. The journey to Western and Central India assures you of memories that are to be cherished forever.

Itinerary

Duration :4 Days / 3 Nights
Destinations Cevered : Delhi – Sawai Madhopur – Agra - Jaipur

Discover the bustling commercial city of Mumbai and the National Capital Delhi. Admire the beautiful cave paintings at Ajanta, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the shimmering Lake City of Udaipur and the majestic fort at Jodhpur and enjoy sundowner on the sand dunes at Bikaner. Soak in the colourful Pink City of Jaipur. See from close quarters the legendary tigers at Ranthambore and one of the seven wonders of the world 'The Taj Mahal'- all this and more in utmost luxury.

Day 01 Saturday: Board the Deccan Odyssey at Delhi – on to Sawai Madhopur

Gather at the Railway Station by 1700 hours, complete the check-in formalities and registration process. Thereafter, you will be greeted with a traditional Indian welcome and a refreshing drink. After boarding the train, you will be guided towards your elegant cabins. Delight in the comforts of the luxury train. The train departs for Sawai Madhopur. Savor delicious dinner onboard.
Dinner onboard.
Enjoy an overnight stay on Deccan Odyssey.

Day 02 Sunday: Sawai Madhopur – Ranthambore National Park

A historical city, Sawai Madhopur is known for housing the extremely popular Ranthambore National Park and many other attractions. Featuring partly undulating hilly terrain, the town is a paradise for history buffs and adventure enthusiasts.

Start the morning leisurely with a scrumptious breakfast. Post this, deboard the train to enjoy a village safari.

The excitement with which the village people welcome you will surely touch your heart. Admire the Indian hospitality by visiting any house in the village and interacting with the family. Gaze at the mud houses and ladies beautifully dressed in traditional attires and jewelry.

Once done with this cherishing this wonderful experience, return to the train and relish delectable lunch. A game drive is scheduled after this.

Ranthambore National Park was once a famous hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur. But, today the park has emerged as a renowned wildlife sanctuary in India. Offering a heavenly experience to the wildlife lovers, the national park is a home to Bengal Tigers. Various species of the flora and fauna comfortably dwell in their natural habitat at the park.

Post an exciting afternoon, refresh yourself with high tea at the Sawai Madhopur Lodge. Communicating with other fellow passengers over a cup of tea is a great idea.

Return to the comforts of the Deccan Odyssey to unwind. Sip on a refreshing drink. Later on, you will be served with delicious dinner as the train starts to move towards Agra, the 'City of the Taj'.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard. High tea at the Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge.

An overnight stay is planned onboard.

Day 03 Monday: Agra

As the train halts at Agra, satiate your hunger with appetizing breakfast onboard. This is followed by a visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Epitomizing love, the white marble mausoleum was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Legends associated with the construction of this monument are as intriguing as the edifice itself. Eat mouth-watering lunch at a City Hotel after admiring the beauty of the Taj.

The excursion to Agra resumes after lunch and you will be taken to the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah. The scenic mausoleum made up of marble is often described as the 'Jewel Box' or the 'Baby Taj'.

Post this, you will be witnessing the Agra Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra and an architectural wonder. The construction of this massive fort was administered by three generations. Emperor Akbar laid the foundations of the first buildings of red sandstone on the eastern bank of the river Yamuna. The impressive marbled private quarters and the mosque were later added by the Shah Jahan, grandson of Akbar and the most artistic and prolific builder of the dynasty. The Aurangzeb added the outer ramparts. Don't forget to visit the Diwan-e-Am, 'Hall of Public Audience' and the Royal Pavilions.

Rest of the day is at your disposal. Go to the market to shop for Mughal ornaments or Pietra Dura (marble inlay) artefacts. Or, you may choose to avail spa facilities as an additional activity.

Embark on the Deccan Odyssey by late evening and enjoy a delicious feast onboard as the train sets off to Jaipur, the 'Pink City'.

Breakfast on board; Lunch at a City Hotel; Dinner on board

Overnight on Deccan Odyssey.

Day 04 Tuesday: Disembark in Jaipur

This is the last day of the wonderful journey and after having tasty breakfast, disembark at the Durgapura Railway Station, Jaipur. Bid adieu to Deccan Odyssey and return to your home with loads of memories.

Breakfast on board

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy traditional Indian welcome
  • A game drive at the Ranthambore National Park
  • Explore attractions of Agra
  • Village Safari at Sawai Madhopur

Tariff

Foreign National
CABIN CATEGORY Deluxe Cabin - Single Occupancy Deluxe Cabin - Double Occupancy Presidential Suites - Single Presidential Suites - Double
Special Tariff USD 3,000 USD 4,200 USD 6,260 USD 6,260

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • # Offer is applicable for bookings made for 15th December 2018 – Indian Odyssey journey only.
  • # Valid for FIT & GIT bookings with passenger passport copies only.
  • # Valid for all bookings made between 25th July 2018 and 31st October 2018 with advances.
  • # Valid for Deluxe Cabins & Presidential Suites.
  • # GST of 5% will be charged extra on total invoice cost.
  • # As a policy of Deccan Odyssey, we reserve the right to change or cancel the operations of any departure on Deccan Odyssey which shall be informed 45 days in advance to the departure date.
  • # As per policy, once a booking is done with the passenger names, name change or any amendment is not allowed. It is taken as cancelled and retention shall be charged as applicable.

VALIDITY :

# Booking to be confirmed with advances before 31st October 2018.

PAYMENT :

# 20% advance to be paid with the confirmed booking before 31st October 2018 (Non-Refundable under this offer)
# 80% balance to be paid 45 days prior to the departure date

Schedyle 2019

Month Departure Dates
Dec'19 15

Facilities and Services

Deccan Odyssey is not just about royal décor and design; it has all high-tech facilities to add on to its luxury element. Inside, one would find a conference hall will all modern facilities and a health spa with world class treatments and massages.

Cabins

The train has 12 coaches with stylish furniture, air-conditioning, T.V, Wi-Fi and 24X7 customer services. Every coach is entitled to an attendant butler for personal requirements.

Restaurant

Enjoy an opulent meal while travelling through the destinations. The train 2 multi-cuisine restaurants serve Maharashtrian, continental, North Indian and Oriental cuisines among others. Food is cooked by expert chefs, who get fresh ingredients loaded in the train at the stations.

Bar and Lounge

The bar inside serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in a royal manner. One can relax in the lounge rooms, on an arm chairs and enjoy a perfect drink prepared by expert mixologist. For further entertainment, one can try out the board games, books, carom, cards and chess over a hearty gossip.

Note: Alcohol is not served to passengers below the age of 21 and smoking is not allowed in the train. 

High-tech Conference Car

For the corporate clients who wish to work while on vacation, the train provides all essential audio-visual equipment and network systems. The conference room has all amenities for a successful business meeting or even a victory treat. 

Signature Spa

Relax and rejuvenate in the Spa inside the train that offers all kind of ancient treatments. Run by expert masseurs, it is a great way to get an Ayurvedic treatment while on a journey.

Other top-notch amenities and facilities inside the train are:

  • Wheelchair assistance available for physically disabled passengers.
  • Wi-Fi facilities are available on-board, alongwith laptops.
  • Apart from the journey, Wedding facilities are also made available in the Deccan Odyssey.
  • Welcome drink is served upon arrival.
  • Medical assistance and on-call doctor can be arranged in the next destination. Para-medico and basic medicines are available on board.
  • A small souvenir shop, is available for artifacts, ethnic and handicraft products.

Attractions

The train takes you to the most enchanting destinations of India on board. You can enjoy folk dance performance at different halts. Experience the royal pageantry of camel carts followed by musicians that will take you to another world.

Why Choose Deccan Odyssey?

  • Best Luxury Train in Asia The Deccan Odyssey train has been won again the best luxury train in Asia at the World Travel Awards 2017. Successfully running since 2003, this royal ride is actually a five star hotel on wheels.
  • Six Different Itineraries A traveler would get to the most exotic Indian destinations like New Delhi, Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Vadodara, Ellora Caves, Mumbai and the famous south Indian destinations.
  • Beautiful Blue Train The Blue Limousine with its 12 elegant coaches brings back the grand history of Maharashtra. The in-house restaurants named Peshwa-I and Peshwa-II offer a wide range of cuisine.
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