India is a land of diverse cultures, traditions and topography. But when we come to think of tourism in India, we are usually stuck with the northern India. But onboard the Deccan Odyssey, India’s only luxury train journeying the south, travelers get a grand tour of the major Deccan states of Maharashtra, Goa and the most popular tourist cities starting from the north with Agra, including the most popular cities in India like – Nashik, Bijapur, Aurangabad, Sasan Gir, Kutch, Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan, Goa and Hyderabad.
One can enjoy different kinds of tourism experiences, including pilgrimage spots, the wine capital of India, the architectural splendor of the Ajanta and Ellora Caves and Modhera, the unique desert landscape of Rann of Kutch, history of Kolhapur, Jaipur and Udaipur and beautiful beaches along Goa and the Konkan plains.
The train Deccan Odyssey is modeled after the other award-winning luxury train Palace on Wheels, the train with its 6 well-planned itineraries was launched as a joint venture between the Ministry of Indian Railways and the Maharashtra Government to boost tourism in these southern states. However, the Deccan Odyssey much like its muse is not simply a train that rolls from station to station touching tourist bases. It is a full-fledged 5 Star hotel all packed nicely on a train with special attention to the decor and interior architecture, owing India’s history of kings and palaces. The train has 21 luxury coaches building up the entire experience of a luxury ride of a lifetime. The carriage comes equipped with all modern amenities, on-board entertainment and business spaces, gym, spa, bar, 5 star gourmet restaurants and lounge areas.
The Indian luxury train runs on 6 different itineraries around the Deccan plateau consisting of 7 nights and 8 days trips. Apart from a luxurious and enriching ambience and decor, the train also takes care of its guests tours outside of the train with guided local tours and planned lunches and dinners based on the itinerary, and comes with round-the-clock personal service to every guest with delectable cuisines and liquors at their disposal.
Come experience Indian hospitality at its finest aboard the luxury train Deccan Odyssey.