Itinerary details

The itinerary of Deccan Odyssey includes 7 Nights/8 Days of a splendorous journey. In this period you visit many beautiful cities, historical monuments, exotic beaches, caves, temples etc. and experience an enjoyment of the lifetime. The train leaves Mumbai on Wednesday from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE OF THE DECCAN ODYSSEY TRAIN TOUR & DETAILS :
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Seven Nights/Eight Days Detailed Tour Program

Day 1 - (Wednesday) Mumbai

The time has come for you to undertake a journey way back in time. Welcome to Mumbai, a city of dreams that 300 years ago was an agglomeration of seven islands. Modern, yet preserving its antiquities, a short drive through the city will reveal this inherent truth. Board the train in the evening at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, undoubtedly one of the famous Gothic buildings and an integral part of Mumbai's skyline. Wine and dine in the luxurious comforts of this train and whistle off on your royal voyage..


Day 2 - (Thursday) Jaigadh, Ganapatipule, Ratnagiri

See Jaigarh Fort, have lunch on the beautiful sandy beach at Ganapatipule and tour the historic Ratnagiri Fort. Cut through the mesmerizing silence of the scenic backwater accompanied by an impressive number of exotic birds on the way to the historical Jaigad Fort. This romantic journey brings you to Jaigad Jetty, situated at the foothills of the Jaigad Fort. Temples, forts and virgin beaches, you would wish you could stay a little longer. But the train whistles and you are off to yet another beautiful destination feasting over a royal spread served on board.
Day 3 - (Friday) Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Sawantwadi

Visit the Sindhudurg Fort, enjoy Konkani cuisine at Tarkali Beach and shop at the crafts village at Sawantwadi. Next day the train chugs in to the tip of the Konkan coast, Sindhudurg Nagari Railway station. Next stop- the one time naval base, stubbornly guarded, till today by the unconquered Ocean Fort of Sindhudurg. 

As the train heads to Goa from Sawantwadi, you will leave behind this coastal paradise rich in history and natural splendour.
Day 4 - (Saturday) Goa

Arrive in Goa, have fun on the beautiful beaches, tour the churches and taste Goan food on your Deccan Odyssey. As the train pulls in to Goa, get ready to explore an exotic destination frequented by tourists from all corners of the globe. Next stop is Dona Paula, a small palm fringed beach with casuarinas groves and tranquillity. Visit Fontanhas, the Latin quarters at Panjim.
Day 5 - (Sunday) Pune

Visit the New Palace, a royal palace partly converted into museum, Bhawani Mandap, Mahalaxmi Temple - a temple of goddess Ambabai, Shalini Palace and more.

Next morning, the royal train pulls into Pune, the erstwhile capital of Maratha. Also known as the cultural capital of the state, it is hometown of famous poets, writers, singers and artists. 
            
Day 6 - (Monday) Aurangabad & Ellora Caves Tour

Travel to Aurangabad and Daulatabad. See Ellora Caves, Biwi ka Maqbara, Shivaji Museum and the Aurangabad Caves. Soon, it's time to go back to the station for a mouth-watering feast in the train and then to travel even further back in time.
            
Day 7 - (Tuesday) Ajanta Caves & Nasik Travel

See the historic Ajanta Caves, travel to Nasik and visit a modern winery and see the scenic view at Gangapur Dam. The one thing not to be missed is the Ajanta Caves. Older than the Ellora caves (200 BC to 650 AD) they are also cut from the volcanic lava of the Deccan Trap in a steep crescent shaped hillside. Finally, when you head back to the Nashik Road Station, it's time for the Deccan Odyssey train to move from the past to the future, to the most advanced business capital of India, Mumbai.
Day 8 - (Wednesday) Mumbai / Bombay Tour

Enjoy the breakfast on board as the sun rises over the commercial capital of India, Mumbai. Alight at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in the morning enriched with the rich legacy of this land. The royal journey is over, but the memory of which, will live on forever. 

TARRIFF:


Foreign Tariff Chart (Per Person Per Night)

Occupancy

Lean Season September 
2010 & April 2011

Peak Season October 
2010 to March 2011

Deluxe Cabin

  Single occupancy

US $ 500

US $650

  Double occupancy

US $ 390

US $500

  Triple occupancy

US $ 315

US $425

Presidential suite

  Single occupancy

US $ 750

US $ 950

  Double occupancy

US $ 650

US $ 800

  Presidential Suite-Extra   Occupancy

US $ 300

US $ 370

NOTE:

(Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years) Tariff Subject to change without notice.
• Any leg of minimum of 2 nights subject to availability will be given at the above-mentioned rates. Thus Mumbai-Goa (2 nights)   checkout at Goa after breakfast and Goa-Mumbai (5 nights) sector will be sold as available segments to clients.
• If the client undertakes the day sightseeing programme at Goa & Mumbai, an extra $ 130 USD per person plus applicable   service tax will be charged. This charge includes car, guide, entrance fees, and lunch deluxe restaurant.
• Service Tax @ of 2.58% is applicable on the gross ticket value of the Deccan Odyssey tours commencing from September   2009. This tax is also applicable on day programme at Mumbai & Goa.
• Tariff is inclusive of travel/catering/conducted sight-seeing/ entrance fee at Monuments/Parks/Palaces/Cultural Programmes/   Boat Ride. The guest has to pay for video cameras, liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.