The Deccan Odyssey train runs several travel circuits in Western and Southern India. The luxury train takes guests with state-of-the-art facilities and world-class amenities onboard with luxurious 5-star hotel ambiance. The itinerary includes top class tourist destinations in the Deccan region including heritage structures, royal palaces, temple towns, and sprawling shorelines along the coasts.
There are six greatly crafted itineraries out of which the Maharashtra Splendor sojourn gives the true essence of the Mumbai culture.
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Deccan Odyssey Maharashtra Splendor Destinations
The 7N/ 8D sojourn covers the top tourist cities and towns in Maharashtra for the best memorable holiday experience to the travelers. These are the destinations covered in the tour.
1. Mumbai – City of Dreams
The first city on the tour is the heart city of Maharashtra – Mumbai known as the commercial capital city in the country. The culture is a combination of modern and traditional that walk together.
With several lively beaches, embellished metallic roads, sky – touching skyscrapers & the enthusiastic shopping experience – you find it all here. It is also home to several ancient heritage structures like Gateway of India & religious shrines like Mumbai Devi & Haji Ali, view all here in Mumbai.
2. Aurangabad – Tourism Capital City
Once a part of the Hyderabad State, Aurangabad is like a tourist capital of Maharashtra. It is dotted with princely monuments including Bibi Ka Makbara that looks similar to the Taj Mahal. This sought after tourist destination is close to UNESCO Heritage Site - Ajanta & Ellora Caves with monuments dating back to 2nd century BC.
3. Tadoba – Wildlife Tiger Reserve
The popular National Park called Tadoba Andheri Tiger Reserve is the oldest sprawling over an area of 625 sq. km. of protected wildlife area in Maharashtra. Spot rare bird species like Gold Backed Woodpecker, Paradise Flycatcher, Serpent Eagle, Asian Pitta & Orange Headed Thrush from many others. Wildlife mammals include Indian Civet, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Leopards and other rare protected species.
4. Nashik – The Pilgrimage Site
There is everything in addition to a pilgrimage site including agriculture, industrialization, and is one in the top 20 fastest developing world cities. This is an important city among four that hosts the annual Kumbh Mela and also forms the part of the golden triangle of Maharashtra.
Situated on the River banks of Godavari, this is the abode of Ram & Sita & Lakshman during the 14 year exile period, one of the reasons the city is considered sacred. Find several ancient temples like Trimbakeshwar Shiva & Kalaram temple in Nashik.
5. Kolhapur – The Sahdayri Mountains
The city is popular for footwear & delicacies with its name such as Kolhapuri Chappals, Kolhapuri Misal & Kolhapuri Rassa. Overall, this city is a scenic panorama with lush gardens, ancient forts, spiritual places, and the famous Sahyadri mountain range.
Moreover, the River Panchganga flowing alongside adds beauty to the picturesque sight. This city is also mentioned in Shaktism Text in the Devi Gita and has Ambabai Temple that fulfills a visit to the Balaji Temple in Tirupati.
This shoreline with lively beaches and night parties is thronged by domestic & international tourists throughout the year especially in winter months. In addition to the sprawling western coastline of India, the street markets & exotic food stalls and ancient buildings & churches of the Portugal era is truly magical. Walk through streets to admire them. The state is a mixing pot of cosmopolitan culture of India & international influence.
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