Deccan Odyssey Train Tour


07 Nights / 08 Days

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  • India Real Heritage Destinations ! Our tour was well organized and amazing. It was very quick and easy to work with our tour manager Mr. Pragya Chandra. Travel docket was well prepared with all of the details and information we needed, plus recommendations and suggestions. Our driver Anil was excellent, especially in India’s busy streets! He was very pleasant, respectful and always on time. We would love to have him as our driver again. Jodi Parker and Family, United States of America, January 2015
  • A wonderful travel agency! My son and I had a wonderful trip along with a fantastic driver and guide. I appreciate the care and attention you had given us in coming up with our itinerary. Thank you so much for your all positive effort! John, New York, USA, January 2015
  • Rapid Golden Triangle I had a wonderful experience in Golden Triangle Tour of North India! Everything was pre plan according to my itinerary, taken care of and I still felt I had the freedom to do what I wanted. I got to see and do so much more than had I tried to do this trip solo. Excellent recommendations from my tour desirner who made us program adaptable to my wishes and price range. My driver was knowledgeable about each locations and gave great suggestions on activities for me (photography related) Echo Blum, United Kingdom, December 2014
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  • The trip was great! Everything worked very well The travel itself was well elaborated, the hotels were very well equilibration, from the more basic ones to the luxury resorts as the Dune or the Taj Malabar in Cochin. A very special experience was the trip on the boat (Spice Coast Cruises) -> simply great!
    Also a very big compliment for Shiva, our driver. He was someone we could fully rely upon
    As a summary we were extremely satisfied with the travel and the organization from Shanti Travel.
    Thank you very much for your support, give her our warm regards. Claudia Reinhardt, German, September 2014
  • Rajasthan Royal Fantastic “Very happy with the trip. Rohit Poddar, our Tour Designer was very efficient and thorough! Accommodation was great and we’d like to travel again with Crocus Travel.” Michael, UK, Rajasthan, August 2014
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Tour Description


Deccan Odyssey is based on the model of Palace on Wheels. It is a special luxury train, which was launched to promote the tourism on the Maharashtra route of the Indian Railways. It is a joint venture of the Ministry of Railways and Maharashtra Government.  It covers major tourist destinations of the region and the itinerary starts in Mumbai then back to Mumbai. Deccan Odyssey is a complete five star hotel on wheels, with two restaurants and a bar, a sauna, business center and other such amenities on board., this luxury tour itinerary offers you a whirlwind tour across diligently selected destinations, these destinations will brief you about the diversity of the culture and traditions of India.

During this tour you will explore Goa is one of the most popular beach destination located in the West India region of the Konkan. The city was influenced by British, Dutch, and Portuguese. This beautiful city is surrounded with palms, white sands and sparkling waters, which makes this place as a haven. Goa attracts the large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year for its beaches. This well-designed itinerary, gives you the chance to explore the two renowned World Heritage Site: Ajanta and Ellora Caves. The cave temples and monasteries at Ellora truly reflects the religious harmony which prevailed during the 5th and 11th century AD. Ellora Caves renowned for its beautiful carvings. Ajanta Caves is renowned for its rock cut caves and alluring paintings. This beautiful cave is dated back to 2nd century BC.This train journey is a glimpse of rich cultural heritage, exotic beaches and splendid scenic beauty of Incredible India which will leave you with fond memories.


Day 01: Wednesday: Mumbai - Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus Departure

Welcome with royal tradition by garlanding, tikka and welcome drinks. In the evening you will be boarding at Deccan Odyssey at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Have your favorite drinks and dinner on board.

Overnight at Deccan Odyssey

Day 02: Thursday: Kudal Railway Station – Arrival 07.30 Am Sindhudurg – 9:30 Am -11:30 Am,Tarkarli– 2:00 Pm–03:00 Pm(Lunch and Leisure) Dhamapur (Ac Coach)–Cashew Factory–04:15 Pm–06:15 Pm

Have your breakfast in the morning and arrive to Kudal Railway Station. Take your breakfast on board. Then we will go for boating experience in a Jetty from Malavan Settle.  Inside the Boat Jetty from Malavan Pier arranged just for you, and enjoy the mesmerizing views of nature and waves caressing the mighty Sindhudurg, the sea fort. Then visit toTarkarli beach which is known as virgin beach.  Enjoy the beach and then in the evening, visit the Cashew factory of Dhamapur and pay respect to the ancient lakeside temples of Bhagwati and Sateri Goddess. Dinner on board and then depart from the station for Goa.

Overnight at Deccan Odyssey

Day 03: Friday: Karmali Railway Station, Goa-Arrival-07:30 Am Departure at 09:15 Pm

Arrive at Karmali Railway station, Goa. Have your breakfast and proceed for Goa sightseeing and visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral and the Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Then visit the old Portuguese Style Houses. Have lunch on board the train. In the evening we will visit the beach hotel and enjoy Goan culture and traditional meals. Overnight Train halts at Vasco, Goa.
Overnight at Deccan Odyssey

Day 04: Saturday: Vasco, Goa, Mangeshi Temple 09:00 Am-Depart 11.15 Am Safa Masjid – 12:15 Pm -03:00 Pm, Sahakari Spice Farm, Ponda – 04:00 Pm -04:40 Pm Menezes Braganza House – 05:00 Pm- 05:30 PM Madgaon - Departure Kolhapur 08:00 Pm

Have your breakfast and proceed for Goa sightseeing and visit Mangeshi Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and explore the architecture of old temples. Then we will depart to Safa Masjid, a Islamic shrine in Ponda, famous for hindu pilgrimage tour in Goa. Then proceed towards the biggest and finest spice farms in the Country, “Sahakari Spice Farm” at Ponda village. This organic spice farm has variety of herbal and medicinal trees. The guide explains different spices and their medical values during tour. Take your lunch and after that you can go for elephant ride which will be at personal expenses. Then proceed to Madgaon Railway Station to board the train. Dinner will be served on board. Then depart for Kolhapur.
Overnight at Deccan Odyssey

Day 05: Sunday: Arrival Kolhapur 8:35 Am – Depart 01:40Pm

Have your breakfast and arrive at Kolhapur City. Then we will visit the New Palace, a royal palace which is now converted into museum. Next visit to Bhawani Mandap, and then we will visit the Mahalaxmi Temple, a temple of goddess Ambabai which is also famous for pilgrimage tour.  Then we will visit to Shalini Palace. Have lunch in the afternoon. After that you can go for shopping. Dinner on board and depart for Daulatabad.

Overnight at Deccan Odyssey

Day 06: Monday: Arrival Daulatabad Station 6:45 Am 7:45 Am – 12:30 Pm– Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves 03:30 Pm – 05:00 Bibi Ka Maqbara Departure – Jalgaon 06:00 Pm

Have your breakfast and arrive at Daulatabad. Then visit the Fort Daulatabad. Then you will proceed to Aurangabad and visit the Ellora caves, a World Heritage site, having 34 cave temples dedicated to three different religions. Also visit the Viharas, or monasteries of Hindu and Jain temples. Take your lunch and then visit the Bibi-ka-Maqbara, a replica of Taj Mahal is a grand piece of Mughal architecture. We can go for shopping. Dinner is served on board and depart to Jalgaon Railway Station.

Overnight at Deccan Odyssey

Day 07: Tuesday: Morning – Arrival Jalgaon Railway Station 7:00 Am – At 7:30 Am Ajanta Caves, 01:15 Pm Departure Nasik, 10:30 Pm

Have your breakfast in the morning and arrive at Jalgaon Railway Station. After the breakfast on board, we will visit the caves of Ajanta which is the World Heritage Site. It is famous for finest paintings and sculptures. In the afternoon, we will proceed to Nashik. Have your lunch on board.  Then visit to Panchawari Ghat which is famous for holy place known for Kumbh Mela, then visit to Kala Ram Temple. Then board train at Deolali Railway Station. Then depart for Mumbai.
Overnight at Deccan Odyssey

Day 08: Wednesday: Morning – Arrival at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

Have your breakfast in the morning and arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station. Check out from the luxurious Deccan Odyssey Train and transfer to the airport to board flight for onward journey. We wish you for a safe journey.

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights:

  1. Enjoy Boat Jetty from Malavan Pier.
  2. Visit Tarkarli beach.
  3. Visit Temples of Bhagwati and Sateri.
  4. Enjoy Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral and the Church of St. Francis of Assisi.
  5. Explore Mangeshi Temple, Safa Masjid, Sahakari Spice Farm.
  6. Enjoy New Palace, Bhawani Mandap, Mahalaxmi Temple, Shalini Palace.
  7. Explore Fort Daulatabad, Ellora caves, Bibi-ka-Maqbara.
  8. Visit Panchawari Ghat, Kala Ram Temple.
  9. Explore Ajanta Caves.
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