Heritage South India Journey with Most Classical Train Outing on Deccan Odyssey
The term Odyssey is taken from Homer’s Greek epic poem “Odyssey”. The story is about the hero’s journey back home after several years. Deccan Odyssey is all about one’s journey down south on the luxurious train. Indian Railways worked along with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation to bring about the existence of this ultimate experience in traveling on the eleven carriages train.
The small transportation vehicle will take you through Mumbai, Sindhudurg, Goa, Kolhapur and Aurangabad. You can dine and wine in comfort among the confines of 4 presidential suites. The passengers can book themselves in a coupe which accommodates eight passengers at a time. This is ideal for a big family to travel towards the exotic caves of Ajanta and Ellora in Maharashtra. To see the ancient monuments and wondrous places built by renowned architects of yester years, a week long journey on the Odyssey is an eye opener.
Tickets are inclusive of expenses incurred in catering, sightseeing, fee towards historical monuments, cultural programs and boat rides taken etc. Bookings have to be made much in advance, and cancellation of the same will cost you too. Special schedule is made for the journey through lush green valleys and long dark tunnels. Special journey is undertaken under full responsibility of Maharashtra Tourism.
Travelers are made aware of each step that is to be taken during the journey, and this includes breakfast, lunch and dinner timings along with their venue. Each day schedule is pre-printed for the passenger’s viewing.
Watch movie shows and TV serials while on the tracks. Listen to music among wall-to-wall carpeted cabins. Enjoy spa facilities and hot/cold water showers in the high class bathrooms. Intercom services are available for getting all kinds of personal assistance. Cuisine is the height of luxury on the Deccan Odyssey.
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