07 Nights & 08 Days
The Deccan Odyssey offers a memorable and lifetime journey to the most popular and charming tourist destinations of Maharashtra and goa. A splendorous royal train journey adorned with all the modern luxury and comforts, The Deccan Odyssey takes on an unforgettable tour, which covers land of legendry and mighty Marathas, the architectural beauty of Ajanta and Ellora, serene beaches, magnificent forts and palaces, the scintillating cities of Mumbai and Pune and many other exotic and beautiful tourist destinations in western India.
The Destinations covered by the train include numerous exotic tourist destinations such as Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Jaigarh, Ganapatipule, BhatyeBeach, Goa, Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Sawantwadi, Pune, Aurangabad, Ajnata and Nasik.
Day 01 – Wednesday – Mumbai:
Start your memorable journey on the Deccan Odyssey at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai in the evening at 16.40 hrs. You are served with tea and Dinner on board.
Day 02 – Thursday – Ratangiri:
Arrival: 07.40 hrs. Departure 16.00 hrs The train arrives at Bhoke Rilway station in the morning. After having your breakfast on board you start your journey to Rai Jetty by a well furnished Air-conditioned bus. Here you can enjoy a boat ride from Rai jetty to Jaigad Fort. After this you leave for Ganapatipule by road. You can explore finest beach along the Konkan coast on your way to Ganapatipule. Have fun on the beach and lunch at a beach resort. After you again Ride the bus to Ratnagiri town. Here you visit Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanya Tilak Smarak and Ratnagiri Bazaar and you leave for Ratnigiri Railway Station to board the Deccan Odyssey. You have your dinner and stay on the luxury train overnight.
Day 03 – Friday – Sindhudurg:
Arrival: 08.25hrs. Departure 20.00 hrs You arrive at Sindhudurg Nagari Railway Station in the morning. On an air-conditioned luxury bus you depart for Malvan Jetty here you visit the Sindhudurg Sea Fort by a boat. Then you leave for Tarkali Beach Resort, where you can have fun on the beach and lunch at a beach resort. After you go on a boat cruise in Tarkarli Creek to Kalsa Jetty.
From here you Leave for Sawantwadi on a bus and can enjoy shopping at ‘ Shilpagrama’ the crafts village. Then you return back to your train at Sawantwadi Railway Station and have your dinner and stay on the luxury train overnight.
Day 04 – Saturday – Goa:
Arrival: 07.30hrs. Departure 17.15 hrs You arrive at Karmali Railway Station in the morning and board bus to visit tourist spots in old Goa. Here you visit Basilica of Born Jesus Church, Se Cathedral Church and the Church of St. Francis of Assissi, a museum for Goan antiques. After you proceed to Panjim by bus. Here you have your lunch at Fort Aguada Beach Resort. After lunch you go to see Dona Paula, a small palm fringed beach with casuarinas groves and tranquility. You also Visit Fontanhas, the Latin quarters at Panjim. Then you return back to board the train from Madgaon railway station.
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Day 05 – Sunday – Pune City:
Arrival: 08.15hrs. Departure 15.00 hrs You arrive at Pune in the morning. Pune is famous as the cultural capital of Maharashtra. From here you Board a bus to visit Kelkar Museum which houses a variety of artifacts of the 17th-19th centuries and The world famous Osho Asharam, which is on of the biggest center for mediation and spiritual growth. After you have your Lunch at Hotel Le Meridian and visit the Tribal Museum having collection of about 1980 rare and precious articles related to tribal life. Then you drive past Synagouge and Visit the Aga Khan Palace, a museum dedicated to Gandhi family. Then you can enjoy the ‘Sound and Light Show’ at Shaniwarwada. In the evening you board the train from Pune railway station.
Day 06 – Monday – Aurangabad:
Arrival: 08.30hrs. Departure 18.00 hrs You arrive at Aurangabad in the morning. After that you board a luxury bus to visit the historical Daulatabad Fort. Then you visit famous Ellora caves, a World Heritage site, that houses about 34 cave temples dedicated Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. After lunch at Hotel Taj, you are ready to visit the Shivaji Museum which houses weapons and antiques of the great Maratha Empire. Other important tourist spots here include Aurangabad Caves No. 7 and 8, Bibi Ka Maqbara (a replica of Taj Mahal). Late in the evening, you board the train from Aurangabad railway station.
Day 07 – Tuesday – Ajanta Caves & Nashi:
Arrival: 08.00hrs. Departure 22.30 hrs You arrive at Jalgaon railway station in the morning and board a bus to proceed to visit renowned Buddhist caves of Ajanta, a World Heritage Site. Here you can see some of the finest paintings and sculptures of the period ranging from 2nd century BC to 7th century AD. Then you board the train at Bhusawal railway station and proceed to Nashik. At Nashik you visit Panchawati Ghat and Sula Winery Yard. Late in the night you board the train at Nashik railway station. After having a farewell dinner you depart for Mumbai.
Day 08 – Wednesday – Mumbai:
Arrival: 08.15hrs You have your breakfast on board and reach Mumbai in the morning. Here your journey of lifetime comes to its conclusion.