Train journeys in India have their own sense of enigma and allure. The Deccan Odyssey is a luxury carriage that embodies the same sense of comfort, rolling through vast greens in India, accompanied by great sights and good company with a luxurious twist. Every guest at the Deccan Odyssey are treated to unprecedented luxury on wheels as good as to royalty.
This luxury vehicle with 40 deluxe cabins within its 10 well-decorated coaches travels through the west-central states of India into the Deccan plateau, touching base at the Konkan tourism hotspots. The train’s luxurious ambience is built around 21 exceptional luxury coaches in total that is inclusive of Deluxe cabins, Presidential suites, bar, restaurants, conference room, spa and gym.
The train has 10 climate controlled Deluxe Cabin saloons each with a combination of 4 deluxe chambers. The chambers have spacious design with twin bedding attached washing chambers and toilets and a small sitting nook. The train also has 4 air-conditioned grand Presidential suites spread out in whole 2 cars. The 4 air-conditioned presidential suites each come with a combination of living room and bedroom.
Every cabin is equipped with an intercom, channel music, DVD and entertainment, attached baths and toilet, all time running hot and cold water, luxurious showers, wall to wall carpeting and other amenities like butler service. Each coach has their own valet services, the Presidential suites come with their private butlers.
Other facilities in the luxury carriage include a conference car complete with business centre features called Pankh, two thematic 5-Star restaurants serving multiple cuisines on each end of the train, a lavishly decorated well-stocked bar. The train also includes a mini gym and a parlor with a spa and a steam room, a decorated library and lounge and common areas for guests to mingle and enjoy the ride.
The cabins are all spaciously designed with elegant design inspired by the traditional decor of Maharashtra. The interiors of every cabin resonate with the culture unique to different Maharashtrian states and have princely accents. The decor is a harmonious blend of old world regal charm mixed in with all modern amenities. There is a special coach on board for differently abled guests with special care to accessibility.
Two gourmet restaurants on-board the Deccan Odyssey are Utsav and Waavar (Peshwa I & Peshwa II), with special attention to Indian royal cuisine serves multi-cuisine dishes. The bar at the Indian luxury train aptly named Gateway, keeps up the relaxed ambience of the journey with a list of decadent liquors.
The majestic ambience of the train is almost comparable to the architectural grandeur of a palace and offers its passengers to experience a worthwhile journey that is a must in a lifetime.