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The Deccan Odyssey
Fay says,”What a lovely thought, a beauty salon in a luxury train; an experience that is not quite of this world. The same could be said of some of the sites visited in Maharashtra.”
The Deccan Odyssey is the air-conditioned luxury Indian train that operates in the State of Maharashtra. The plush interiors are evocative of a bygone era, but with a modern twist, creating an extraordinary luxury that forms an unforgettable memory.
The week long journey starts and ends in Mumbai, travelling through some of the most magnificent scenery, and visiting some of the greatest cultural destinations with their incredible buildings.
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The 7-night / 8-day journey covers UNESCO world heritage sites, historical and cultural visits as well as beaches. The route is Mumbai – Sindhudurg – Tarkarli – Goa – Kolhapur – Daulatabad – Tadoba – Ajanta – Nashik – Mumbai, and some of the major attractions include:
Deccan Odyssey Train Facilities
With 21 carriages taking just 80 passengers in total, the train includes over 30 staff to oversee a comfortable journey.
There is plenty of space with just 8 passengers per carriage in Deluxe class. There are 2 presidential suite carriages with 2 suites per carriage. There is one valet per carriage to attend to your needs.
Various on-board facilities such as the Spa, internet access and laundry service are chargeable. There are daily newspapers, and a foreign exchange service.
Double-Bed Deluxe Suite
Twin-bed Deluxe Suite
Each Suite has:
The sumptuously decorated dining cars offer a single-sitting gourmet experience, allowing you to sample a variety of the region’s cuisines. Breakfast and dinner are taken on board, with lunch occasionally taken at various destinations.
Lounge and Bar Cars
These beautifully decorated cars allow one to relax and enjoy the passing scenery, whilst enjoying refreshments and the company of other passengers.
The spa car offers massage therapy, a sauna and a beauty parlour offering various treatments, as well as a small gymnasium.
For business meetings, the conference car offers private rooms with internet access and secretarial services. Please contact us if you wish to book the conference car.
Dates and Prices
2013 - January 2, 9, 16. April 17.
Prices for double occupancy, per person per night (taxes extra):
Deluxe Suites: US$ 500 (single occupancy $650)
Presidential Suites: US$ 800 (single occupancy US$950)
Visas: Please check whether you need visas and vaccinations.
Dress Code: Dress is smart casual with smart evening attire.
Included: Morning tea, breakfast, lunch & dinner; bottled drinking water; conducted sightseeing tours; entrance fees at monuments & wildlife reserves; cultural programmes.
Booking & Reservations
All prices are at publicly-quoted rates.
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