Welcome aboard the Deccan Odyssey and find yourself lost in a
bygone era. Since the advent of the railways in India, train
journeys have been subject of much fascination and mystery. Indian
Royalty and the British aristocracy would often set out on shikaar
or on celebrations, in the wilderness or deserts or mountains,
travelling in the luxury of their private abode on wheels. Today
the Deccan Odyssey continues this legacy of princely sojourns by
introducing six fascinating journeys covering the length and breath
of the exotic and enchanting landscape of India.
These iconic train journeys showcase world heritage sites, forts
and palaces and rural landscapes, whilst travelling in comfort and
style enjoy an array of cultural delights crafted exclusively for
you. The choice of routes are largely based in and around
Maharashtra but also include The Indian Odyssey taking in
the highlights of Rajasthan and Hidden Treasures of Gujarat which
includes Sasan Gir, the Little Rann of Kutch and Vadodara, the
ideal way to explore this untouched state. Embark on The
Jewels of the Deccan and discover the amazing sites of Hampi,
Bijapur, Pattadakal and Hyderabad. Each journey is 7 nights
and 8 days in duration. Speak with a specialist to uncover
your ideal rail journey.
The Deccan Odyssey comprises of 21 royal coaches. There are four
Presidential Suites each complete with a bedroom and extensive
private living areas. Each of the passenger cars has four
spacious cabins providing an average area of around 9 sq m. The
cabins are well furnished with wall-to-wall carpeting, wardrobe,
safe and en suite bathroom. You can choose from a king-sized bed
(1.52m x 2.08m) or twin beds (0.86m x 2.08m).
The cabins are attended by individual butlers who take care of
your every need and available at your disposal round the clock. You
can even choose your own private excursions away from the
Fine dining is a highlight of every lap of your journey. Indian
and Continental dishes prepared with finest ingredients whipped up
by the experienced residential chefs in both of the two restaurants
and bar. The passenger cars are designed with ample areas to
socialise, read and rejuvenate. There is even a Spa where you can
pamper your soul with a rejuvenating body massage.
Ripe with romance, adventure and style, each luxury rail journey
on the Deccan Odyssey is one-in-a-lifetime experience.