Deccan Odyssey Train History
The Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train Tour was first introduced in 2005 to promote Tourist Destinations in Maharashtra and is joint collaboration between Indian Railways & State Govt Of Maharashtra with onboard services are managed by world famous Taj Group Of Hotels.
The centrally air-conditioned-Deccan Odyssey train offers passengers to travel in comfort of luxuriously furnished Deluxe Cabins & Suite Cabins with attached bathrooms. Other Deccan Odyssey facilities include Dining Car Saloons, Bar Lounge, Aryuvedic Spa, Mini Gymnasium & Conference Saloon. The concept of luxury train tours in India is that overnight you travel from one town to another in comfort of prviate sleeping chambers & enjoy pre-paid group excursions in each tourist town with services of English Speaking Guide.
You have option to book Deluxe Cabins & Presidential Suites (both with private attached bathroom).
From 2005 to 2013, It was operated as Deccan Odyssey Train Tour on 7 Nights Mumbai/Mumbai Circuit covering Beaches of Tarkarli & Goa with UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ajanta & Ellora Caves.
On limited runs between 2009 to 2013 The Deccan Odyssey Train operated on 7 Nights Mumbai / New Delhi & vice versa circuit as Indian Maharaja covering Taj Mahal, Rajasthan Forts & Palaces with UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ajanta & Ellora Caves under a private tour operator.
From Oct 2014 onwards, The Deccan Odyssey Train has been chartered by a private tour operator & scheduled to operate on Ten Different Journeys across North, West & Central India of Two Nights, Three Nights, Four Nights & Seven Nights Duration.