Luxury trains just do not take you to your desired destination but also ensures that the journey is fascinating to stay in your memories forever. Let us peep into the train and know the necessary facts which you need to decide your future travels with Deccan Odyssey.
One of the foremost reasons for traveling on Deccan Odyssey will be its private suites which come in 3 different types; presidential (2 bedrooms) and deluxe (queen sized/twin beds). Every suite is air conditioned and has its own attached bathroom stuffed with luxurious toiletries. There is a dedicated attendant to look to your needs round the clock; the attendants are well versed both in the local language and in English.
Dining is not a usual activity here. The sparkling dining cars (Peshwa I and Peshwa II) with uniformed attendants, bone china plates and crystalline glasses to serve food and drinks will complete you to dress up specially for dining. If you want some special menu or is allergic to certain food ingredients, special platters can be arranged; this should be mentioned while booking.
Visit places during the day, discuss them, relax and de-stress at the lounge at the evening sipping the finest quality of drinks from around the world. The comfortable leather seats and the panoramic view of the landscape from the lounge creates an unparalleled ambience as the mild music creates a mesmerising backdrop. There are board games and books available to make the journey ultimately fulfilling.
If tired after a day long journey, you can discover ultimate tranquility at the on-board SPA of Deccan Odyssey. Exotic body treatments, rejuvenating massages and a complete regeneration of the senses is possible at this serene abode of Ayurveda.
Deccan Odyssey handles all the hassles of the journey as you board the train and till you disembark. If tourists decide to extend the vacation after the trip ends or if they reached the city earlier than the trip, all the hotel and transportation expenses and arrangements are to be made by themselves. To make things easy for the tourists, Deccan Odyssey starts and ends its journey at metropolitan cities; there are international airports and five star hotels at these points. We can help you to choose the flight and buy tickets to your next destination.
Deccan Odyssey has a full insurance coverage of unseen catastrophes and natural calamities that might occur during the journey. Besides this guests are required to carry their individual insurance papers regarding the illness, luggage loss or any unforeseen event that might occur in a foreign land.
If you still want to explore the country more after the trip with Deccan Odyssey, we can help you out. From bookings to planning a customised itinerary as per your need, we can help you enjoy an immemorial journey to India in all ways.
Deccan Odyssey does not have any such dress code for the tourists. Smart casuals are suggested to guests while they are on the train. During the exclusive dining options, going for formals is advised while tourists can choose swimsuits when at the beaches.
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.
Deccan Odyssey keeps a check that you have a comfortable journey. The crew arranges for porters so that tourists need not carry their luggage to the hotel or train.
Deccan Odyssey makes the journey special for all its boarders. There are special creches, wheel chairs and attendants for anyone who needs special care. To make things easy and available tourists are requested to make the requirements clear during the booking.
There are English versed guides available with the tourists who help you understand the true essence of the places, narrate the folk stories and interact with the locals. If you need a personal guide, then that has to be informed during the booking.
When yours disembark at the tourist spots you will find ready air conditioned cabs to take you to the places and there are no additional charges for the cabs as it is already included in the tariff.
Deccan Odyssey is equipped with smoke detectors at every part and thus guests are requested not to smoke on the train. When you have extreme urge to smoke you can contact the train captain. Smoking is prohibited at public places and breaking the law can lead to consequences for which Deccan Odyssey will not be liable.
The train has its own medical staff who are always with the tourists to attend to any medical exigency. While the doctor provides with almost all kinds of general medicine, if you have any lifesaving medication or special medical treatment going on, bring your medicines with you. If the tourists are from a Third world country, then they need to bring their vaccination certificate for yellow fever. It is advisable to carry mosquito repellents.
Tourists can get laundry services at some destinations. The attendants can help you remind the places where you can get the laundry services. The tariff for laundry is additional and not included in the tariff.
Tourists can carry their cell phones and laptops on the train. They can use these only within their cabins and are advised to keep their phones in silent mode in public areas. Each cabin has its landline with international connectivity but the tariff is additional for every call made from the landline.
Deccan Odyssey is known for its unmatched hospitality. The crew, attendants, escorts and guides are always at your service and a “Thank You” can always encourage them.
Deccan Odyssey staff are well versed on the local language and English, acting as a bridge between the locals and the guests. They are available 24*7 to look into any requirements of the guests.
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.
The tariff you pay while booking the train includes the transportation cost, accommodation and dining which are made during the journey. It also includes the porter charges, entrance fee to the sites, camera and guide fees. The tariff does not include personal expenses like telephone bills, business amenities, liquor, beverages, SPA and laundry service.