A. Deccan Odyssey is a remarkable luxury train of India which covers most of the tourist attractions of India in a glance with its best itinerary packages. It is like a 5-star hotel on wheels
A. Deccan Odyssey is not accustomed to a region or place. It was operating in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and the Golden Triangle Circuit.
A. Deccan Odyssey tickets can be booked via online through Orient Rail Journeys. To book tickets, click here.
A. The origin of the train is Maharashtra which is a greater extent of Deccan Plateau and also it covers major tourist attractions in Western Ghats, Deccan Plateau, and Konkan region. Due to the reason, it is called “Deccan Odyssey”.
A. Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and Indian Railways are the owners. But now it is operating under Cox & Kings India.
A. In total, the train carries 21 cars. 11 cars for 40 Deluxe cabins, 2 cars for 4 Presidential suites, 1 for the specially-equipped cabin, 2 for restaurants, 1 for a bar, 1 for conference car, 1 for spa car, 1 for staff, and 2 for power cars.
A. No, Pets are not allowed to train.
A. Not at all, it is for all globally.
A. No, anyone can be the part of Deccan Odyssey’s journey without basis of country or place.
A. After your payment successfully completed, you will get travel documents. These documents must be with you whenever we request you and also visa and passport are the must.
A. Better to book before three months to get confirm your cabin sure. If you are late chances are less to get the cabin.
A. All major Debit and Credit cards are acceptable. So, through card payments, you can complete your payment at your fingertips.
A. Without a visa, foreigners are not allowed into the country. So it needs to carry. In the case of Indians, no need to carry.
A. No, as per your wish you can wear accordingly.
A. India is a tropical land so, in winters better to wear thick woolen clothes and in remaining times cotton and linens are the best. During safaris, better to wear light clothes.
A. Yes, you can book through online it is the easiest and reliable mode.
A. There is no dearth for entertainment. You can enjoy watching television in your cabins, good mini-library to be a bookworm, spa & bar for relaxing, gym for exercises, and indoor games facility.
A. It offers six journeys. They are Indian Odyssey, Maharashtra Splendor, Indian Sojourn, Jewels of the Deccan, Hidden Treasures of Gujarat and Maharashtra Wild Trail.
A. 8 days and 7 nights itineraries for each journey.
A. In total six itineraries available, 5 itineraries starts and ends In Mumbai, 1 Itinerary starts from Mumbai and ends In Delhi.
A. The prior destinations to cover are Jaipur, Nasik, Kolhapur, Udaipur, Kutch, Ajanta caves, Mumbai, Sawai Madhopur, and Agra.
A. Yes, if you are requested Charter will be available.
A. Yes, based on some terms and conditions, the Deccan Odyssey be chartered on a scheduled departure.
A. On the basis of cabins and occupancy, the ticket price varies. The prices starts from least of USD 6,734 & INR 4,71,380 to the maximum of USD 14,584 & INR 10,20,880. For more details, click here.
A.No charge for a child below 5 years and for children above 12 years 50% of the adult fare will be charged.
A. Yes, a little amount of surcharge can be applied in the time of celebrations.
A. No, gratuities are not part of the fare.
A. No reduction or refund can’t be claimed if you cut short the journey.
A. Yes, meals are part of the tariff.
A. Not in particular, according to the updated departure dates it will be decided.
A.The tariff you pay while booking the train includes the transportation cost, accommodation and dining which are made during the journey.
A. Accommodation, wines, valet service, meals, still camera fees, guides for off-train excursions, entry fees, are the inclusions of the tariff.
A. Yes, guides will be available. They can communicate with ease as per your language.
A. Not necessary. If you are from the Yellow Fever epidemic country it is better to carry Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.
A. Yes, you can cancel Deccan Odyssey Ticket whenever you want. If you cancel before 60 days of departure, 20% of the fare will be deducted. If you cancel before 45 to 59 days of departure, 50% of the fare will be deducted. If you cancel before 29 days no refund will be provided.
A. No, it is not possible to transfer the ticket to others.
A. Yes, under insurance of terrorism, theft, fire, and natural disasters your tour was securely insured.
A. Yes, if in case the minimum passenger count is not reached tour will be aborted. In such cases, refund or new journey dates will be issued.
A. On 16th January 2004, the first tour of Deccan Odyssey was started.
A. In the year 2001, Indian Railways and MTDC signed MOU to launch the Deccan Odyssey and it came into reality by starting its work in ICF (Integral Coach Factory). Finally, in the year 2003, the total outlook of the train came out with stunning makeovers. At last, from 2004 it railed to serve people.
Coaches and Cabins
A. 12 coaches are equipped to the Deccan Odyssey with two different types of accommodation.
A. Yes, each coach of the Deccan Odyssey was named after famous regions of Maharashtra. The interiors of the cabins reflect the importance of the places.
A. 88 passengers can be accommodated in the coaches for a tour.
A. Each cabin was equipped with the full air-conditioning system, Wi-Fi facility, personal safe, telephone services, TV, DVD players, channel music, and a modern attached bathroom.
A.Two types of accommodation and they are Deluxe Cabins and Presidential Suites.
A.A telephone is available in each cabin. Each call is an additional charge and is not included in your train ticket.
A. The cabins have space for keeping luggage but as the space is limited so it is best if the tourists adhere to the international baggage standards. Bring luggage in soft-topped bags to create more space.
A. Full room service is available only in the Presidential Suite. Guests of deluxe cabin have to go Deccan Odyssey restaurants for dining. Tea / coffee can be served in all the cabins.
A. Peshwa I and Peshwa II are the two restaurants of Deccan Odyssey for serving food.
A. The two restaurants of Deccan Odyssey serves Indian, Oriental, and Continental delicacies.
A. Yes, laundry services are available onboard but extra charge costs.
A. Yes, for everyone who travels in Deccan Odyssey will have a butler to take care of you in entire journey.
A. Yes, but you have to inform at the time booking. Then, you will be given a wheelchair or any other facilities required.
A. At any time medical assistance will be delivered to the guests. Throughout the trip, this facility will available.
A. Yes, the train is fully air-conditioned.
A. Wi-Fi facility is available on the train. But connection may be sometimes weaker. At major cities of your tour, you can access to good connectivity speed.
A. Two restaurants are available on the board of Deccan Odyssey.
A. The seats are available in the restaurants and the bar is first come first serve basis. There is no need to reserve the table in the bar and restaurant as well.
A. Do you want any special diet during journey? The menu changes from time to time. If you required any special dietary meal for any medical reason, you will need to mention it at the time of booking.
A. Yes, foreign exchange facility is available on the train at certain destinations.
Bar and Lounge
A. Complimentary juices, water, and soft beverages will be supplied but beverage drinks are not complimentary. You have to pay additional for them.
A. No, smoking is not allowed in the train. As per the regulations of Indian Law, smoking in public places is prohibited.
A. 21 years old or above only will be served with alcoholic drinks in the train.
A. In the lounge room, you can have a very good time enjoying the scenic beauties outside of the train, reading books, and entertainment with the available board games.
A. Yes, Spa facilities are available on-board of the Deccan Odyssey.
A. In Deccan Odyssey’s spa, Indian ancient Ayurveda therapies are available. It takes you into a peaceful world. With the available spa sessions in Deccan Odyssey, your mind gets a refresh.
A. No, spa session is not the inclusion of tariff.
Pre and Post Tour Accommodation
A. A private luxury car with a guide will be arranged to the guests of Presidential Suites and for guests of deluxe cabins, a deluxe coach with a guide will be provided.
A. Yes, you can happily enjoy the time on board by skipping any sightseeing trip if you want. The team will serve you whatever you want in this time.
A.Try to be there before one night of your departure date. It makes you plan a fresh journey to the station to embark Deccan Odyssey.
A. No, any pre and post accommodations are not part of the tariff.
A. No, pre and post flight tickets will not cover in the fare.
A. As per Deccan Odyssey policy a minimum number of guests are required to start the trip. If the minimum number of passengers is not reached the trip can either be cancelled or rescheduled. In case it is cancelled, 10% refund is made to the guests.