About Deccan Odyssey Train India
Step aboard one of the most luxurious
trains, the Deccan Odyssey and begin a journey to India's most spectacular
destinations. Recapture the romance and atmosphere of traveling into the
Kingdom of Marathas, where you will experience its magic and mystery in a
relaxed and elegant fashion. Deccan Odyssey has earned an international
reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences.
Built for the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, the 21-coach
luxury train has all the facilities of a five-star hotel, except a swimming
pool. The train has an air-conditioned suite car (coach), 11 air-conditioned
cabin cars, a conference car, two restaurant cars with bar attached, and a
health car with a gym, beauty salon and yoga centre. There is also space for
ayurvedic treatment and massage. Deccan Odyssey is capable of running at a
speed of 110 km per hour. However, it maintains 75 to 80 kmph.
Facilities and services aboard this luxury train include two tastefully
designed lounge and conference cars allowing passengers to mix business with
pleasure. This royal tour will take you to various historic forts and
temples, the the ocean front and a trip to the beautiful village of
Tarkarli. All meals reflect the specialty coastal cuisine of Maharashtra.
Goa will definitely prove to be the most enjoyable destination due to its
stunning beaches, historic churches and temples, among many other
attractions. Passengers will revel in a traditional Goan cultural
extravaganza on a luxury boat cruise down the meandering Mandovi River.
The destination of Deccan Odyssey also include Pune - erstwhile capital of
Maharashtra and the seat of power of the Peshwas, the prime ministers of
Maharashtra. Followed by an excursion to the battle-scarred yet intimidating
Sinhagad fort is expected to make tourists relive an era. Finally the train
will take you to Aurangabad. A place abundant with Mughal architecture, rich
food and lavish experiences. Besides, the Ellora caves, a World Heritage
site, tourists will be greeted by the Bibi ka Maqbara, a mausoleum built to
be a replica of the Taj Mahal. The renowned Buddhist caves of Ajanta, now a
World Heritage Site, will take you back in time to around second century AD,
which sports some stunning paintings and sculptures.