Deccan Odyssey

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Deccan Odyssey is a big name in the world of luxury train travel. Embark on a luxurious journey of exploring some erstwhile royal states of the country.The train offers 6 meticulously crafted journeys across the prominent destinations of Indian states like Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat. These itineraries are a blend of spirituality, various world heritage sites, sightseeing, heritage, sand dunes, golden triangle cities, special meals, wildlife and more.

Spanning in the duration of 8 days, these journeys take you to wonderful places like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Ajanta and Ellora caves, Goa, Vadodara, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Somnath, Palitana, Hampi and more. Taking its cue from the personal carriages of the Indian royalty, the train has a plush décor with rich furnishings. This Indian luxury train is equipped with state-of-the-art comforts. The experiences, be it on-board or off-board, are all memorable. Cherish the cultural experiences and treat your eyes to the wonderful landscape of India.

Season: Oct to April
Fare Starting From: GBP 4665

The Train

The Deccan Odyssey Train is one of the finest luxury travel experiences in India. The luxury train of India, the Deccan Odyssey recreates royal pleasures of the days of monarchs. The train provides a blissful experience of historical, spiritual, wildlife and cultural richness of India.

Experience the opulence of the former Maratha Kingdom boarding one of India's luxury train, Deccan Odyssey. The train offers well-planned 6 journeys which take you through some of the most sought-after destinations in India. Explore the remnants of the mighty Maratha Kingdom. Visit popular religious sites, monuments and beaches. Relish sumptuous food, attend cultural performances, shop for exotic souvenirs, and pamper yourself with cherished delights and more. The train passes through destinations like Aurangabad, Goa, Nashik, Bijapur, Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Sasan Gir, Kutch, Hyderabad and more.

The Deccan Odyssey equipped with world-class services and amenities pamper guests with impeccable hospitality making rail journeys a part of unforgettable travel experiences in India.

About the Train:

Deccan Odyssey is just not a train it is one of the luxurious experiences of train travel in the world. State-of-the-art amenities are a speciality. All appointed cabins evoke the elegance of yesteryear's travelling experience. The Indian Luxury Train are perfect mix of quaint décor together with heritage and culture of the Deccan dynasties. The traditional Indian hospitality is also offered to the guests on board to ensure a royal experience, reminiscing the forgotten era of royal traveling.


Of the 21 luxury coaches of Deccan Odyssey, there are 11 passenger cars and 2 presidential suites for accommodation. The passenger cars have 4 coupes each and the presidential suites. Guests can enjoy en-suite washrooms with running hot and cold water, intercom, channel music, CD/MP3 players, wall-to-wall carpeting and other luxuries. Each passenger car also has a lounge with a plasma TV installed for the entertainment.

Other than accommodation, Deccan Odyssey boasts of two separate coaches serving as restaurants. There are also are separate coaches for spa & sauna and gymnasium, a lounge-cum-bar car and a conference car which doubles as a dance floor at night. The train also offers a beauty parlour makeover on board. A personal attendant, 'khidmatgar' is also appointed in each cabin to look after the comfort of the guests. Separate cars are provided to staff, generator, luggage, pantry and for other such reasons.

The train evokes the regal flair of the Deccan historical milieu, under the reign of different dynasties. The train is based on the design of the private carriages used by erstwhile maharajas for traveling from one destination to other. The cabins also features classical décor elements with the perfect mix of modern amenities. The luxury train assures a luxurious and pampering experience for the guests.

  • Khidmatgar- a personal attendant.
  • Telephone with intercom.
  • Channel Music system.
  • Mini Pantry.
  • Private bathrooms with hot and cold running water.

For dining on board, Deccan Odyssey has 2 restaurants. The mesmerizing interiors of the restaurant also leave the onlookers spellbound. Offering gourmet selections, guests can relish the sumptuous gastronomy of authentic traditional platters as well as cuisines from all over the world. Prepared by professional chefs, the staff also makes sure of excellent service along with creating the charm of the opulent era. The award-winning Taj Hotels and Palaces catering staff is services the dining cars of the Deccan Odyssey.

  • Free Wi-Fi Internet.
  • Luggage Collection.
  • Welcome Kit on Arrival.
  • News Paper/Magazine.
  • Mineral Water.
  • Complimentary premium toiletries.
  • CD player.
  • Security.
Conference Car

A separate Conference Car take care of the needs of the business class guests on board. There are all contemporary amenities and facilities available to cater the corporate events. The spacious interiors equipped with uninterrupted Internet access and other numerous other amenities aid you in your work.

Health Spa

A Fitness Suite, equipped with numerous modern equipments is abode the Deccan Odyssey. Guests with keen internet in fitness can head to this section on board. In the health spa section, the guests can also indulge in the steam bath and Ayurvedic body massage for a rejuvenating experience on board.


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