Sojourn as a result of the Kingdom with the warrior Marathas in a very regal heritage train - the Deccan Odyssey. A mystic week-long quest that takes you back again in time by way of the history of Maharashtra manifest inside the fabled caves of Ajanta and Ellora, the handicraft sanctum of Shilpa Gram, the land of dreams and Bollywood - Mumbai and what not. A joint effort from the Ministry of Railways, Government of India along with the Maharashtra Government, the Deccan Odyssey guarantees a trip too exclusive to become contained in words.
Providers and Amenities
This luxurious heritage practice can home eighty passengers. Take a look at its array of providers and services.
» Luxurious Coaches - The train has 21 exquisitely embellished coaches out of which 13 are passenger vehicles accommodating eight people today every coach (eleven passenger Automobiles, 4 coupes each coach & 2 Presidential Suite Vehicles, 2 coupes every coach), 1 Conference Car, 2 Dinning Automobiles, 2 Generator Automobiles with Luggage Store, staff, replete with a Spa and a Bar Car.
» On Board Facilities - These include channel music, intercom, CD/ MP3 player, money exchange/ credit cards facility, safety & security arrangements, health spa, bar, conference equipment, ticket booking / cancellation services etc.
The Tour Map
Bombay- Ratnagiri- Ganapatiphule - Jaigadh- Sindhudurg- Tarkarli Backwaters- Sawantwadi- Goa Kolhapur- Pune- Aurangabad- Ellora Caves- Jalgaon- Ajanta Caves- Nasik- Mumbai
The Tour Itinerary
The sojourn begins on a fine Wednesday morning.
Day 1 (Wednesday)
16.40 hrs : Departure from C.S.T. for Sindhudurg Railway Station
20.00 hrs Onwards : Dinner on Board
Day 2 (Thursday)
06.30 hrs : Breakfast on Board
07.30 hrs : Arrive at Sindhudurg Rly. station
08.00 hrs : Detrain to reach Malvan Jetty by A/c. Coach
09.30 hrs : Visit to Sindhudurg Fort by boat
11.30 hrs : Return to depart for the Tarkarli Resort
12.00 hrs : Arrive at Tarkarli Beach Resort
15.30 hrs : Lunch & Leisure time
15.45 hrs : Depart for Dhamapur village by A/c coach
On way visit to Cashew factory
16.45 hrs : Arrive at Dhamapur Village
16.45 to 17.30 hrs : Visit to Ancient Temple
Goddess Bhagwati and Sateri Devi
And Dhamapur lake
17.45 hrs : Depart by coach to Kudal Rly.Stn.
18.15 hrs : Return to Deccan Odyssey prepare
18.30 hrs : Depart for Goa
20.00 hrs : Dinner on board
Day 3 (Friday)
07.00 hrs. onwards Breakfast on board
07.30 hrs. Arrive at Karmali Railway Station
08.00 hrs. Detrain for sightseeing by A/c. coach for Old Goa visit to St. Augustine Church, Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, Se Cathedral Church, St.Francis of Assissi a Museum of Goan antiques and visit to Fontanhas the Latin Quarters at Panjim.
12.45 hrs. to 16.00 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey at Verna Rly.Station for Lunch and leisure time.
16.15 hrs. to 20.30 hrs. Leave for Beach Side Hotel for Cultural Night and Dinner.
20.45 hrs. After dinner Depart for Madgaon Rly.Stn.
21.15 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey
22.00 hrs. Departure for Kolhapur
Day four (Saturday)
07.00 hrs. Onwards Breakfast on Board
07.30 hrs. Arrive at Kolhapur Railway Station
08.00 hrs. To 12.30 hrs. Detrain for Sightseeing by A/c. Coach - Visit to New Palace, Museum, Bhawani Mandap, Mahalaxmi Temple & Shalini Palace- Watch marshal arts and cultural Programmes & Visit to Handicraft Stalls.
12.45 hrs. Depart to Kolhapur Railway Stn.
13.00 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey
13.15 hrs. Depart for Daulatabad/Aurangabad through Pune
13.15 hrs. to 20.00 hrs. Lunch & Leisure time on Board
20.00 hrs. Dinner on Board.
20.30 to 21.45 hrs. Halt for detraining and entraining at Pune Rly.Stn.
21.45 hrs. Depart for Daulatabad/Aurangabad
Day 5 (Friday)
06.45 hrs. Arrival at Daulatabad Station
07.00 hrs. Onwards Breakfast on board
07.45 hrs. Detrain for Local Sightseeing by A/c.Coach. Visit Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves, A World Heritage Site.
12.30 hrs. Depart for Aurangabad for Lunch
thirteen.00 to 15.00 hrs. Lunch and free time at the hotel
15.15 hrs. Depart for local Sightseeing
15.30 hrs. to 17.00 hrs. Visit to Bibi-Ka-Maqbara. to and free time for shopping.
17.30 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey
18.00 hrs. Departure for Chandrapur (Through Nanded)!!! For Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary
20.00 hrs. Onwards. Dinner on board
23.15 to 23.20 hrs. Halt for detraining and entraining at Nanded
Day 6 (Sunday)
07.00 onwards Breakfast onboard.
10.00 hrs. Arrival at Chandrapur Railway Station.
Free time onboard
13.00 hrs onwards Lunch onboard.
14.45 hrs Leave for Tadoba National Park by bus
15.45 hrs. Arrival at Moharli gate at Tadoba
16.00 hrs to 18.00 hrs Visit to sanctuary by open jeep
19.15 hrs Return to Deccan Odyssey
19.30 hrs Practice Departs for Bhusawal for Ajanta caves
20.00 hrs. Dinner onboard
Day 7 (Tuesday)
Ajanta Caves / Nasik
06.30 hrs. Onwards Early Breakfast on Board
07.00 hrs. Arrival at Bhusawal Rly station
07.30 hrs. Detrain to visit Ajanta Caves
A World Heritage Monument by A/c.Coach
12.45 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey at Jalgaon Rly. Stn.
thirteen.15 hrs. Depart for Nasik
13.30 hrs. Onwards Lunch & Leisure time on Board
17.00 hrs. Arrive at Nasik station & depart to Visit Panchwati Ghats and ancient Temples.
19.30 hrs. Return to the Deccan Odyssey at Deolali Rly Station and Dinner on board.
22.30 hrs. Depart for Mumbai
Day 8 (Wednesday)
07.00 hrs. Breakfast on Board
07.30 hrs. Arrive at Mumbai CST
08.15 hrs. Check-out