Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
As the wind whispers through the halo of legends crowning the land of the mighty Marathas, a lone majestic whistle blows its salutation of honour as a result of it gracefully traverses this land of fantastic fantasy. Welcome to the hypnotic geographic region experience aboard the luxurious DECCAN ODYSSEY.
The long Deccan Odyssey tour includes several exotic destinations covering the massive expanse of geographic region and a pinch of province - metropolis, Ganpatipule, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Pune, Aurangabad, Ajanta and Ellora. experience the simplest and conjointly the higher of train journeys of the world. The Deccan Odyssey is much over a mere luxury train cruise. it's a 'classical odyssey' of some time on the so much aspect the realms of the present. Welcome aboard!
Day : 01 Wednesday - Mumbai
Departure in the evening from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus 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.
16:40 hrs: Departure from C.S.T ( Mumbai ) for Bhoke Rly.station. Wine and dine in the luxurious comforts of this train and whistle off on your royal voyage.
Day : 02 Thursday - Jaigadh, Ganapatipule, Ratangiri
Morning - Arrival at Bhoke terminal. Reach Rai Bhatgaon jetty by AC bus for Back Water Cruise up to historical fort Jaigad. Board the bus to explore finest beach on the Konkan coast. Free time & lunch at Ganapatipule beach resort. twelve noon board the bus for sight seeing tour of Ratnagiri town. Visit to Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanya Tilak Smarak and free time in Ratnagiri Bazar. Board the train at Ratnagiri terminal.
07:40 hrs: Break fast on board. Arrival at Bhoke Rly. Stn. and departure for Rai Jetty. by A.C. vehicle.
09:00 hrs: Arrival at Rai Jetty.
09:00 to 11:30 hrs: Boat ride from Rai Jetty to Jaigad jetty.
11:30 to 12:30 hrs: Departure for Ganpatipule along Sea side Road.
12:30 hrs: Arrival at Ganpatipule Resort.
12:30 to 14:30 hrs: Cultural Programme, Lunch & free time at Ganapatipule.
14:45 hrs: Departure for Ratanagiri by Lux. Bus.
15:45 hrs: Arrival at Ratanagiri.
16:00 hrs: Board the train. Dinner on board.
Day : 03 Friday- Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Sawantwadi
Morning - Arrival at Sindhudurg syllabic script terminus. Departure by AC Bus to Malvan groyne to witness Sindhudurg ocean Fort. From groyne proceed to Tarkarli beach resort for lunch & free time. when lunch Back Water Cruise through the Tarkarli creek up to Kalse groyne followed by visit to Sawantwadi city by bus to witness fabulous lacquer handicrafts, paintings and furnishings at the “Shilpagrama” within the city.
08:25 hrs: Break fast on board. Arrival at Sindhudurg Nagari.
08:30 hrs: Departure for Malvan Jetty by A.C coach.
09:30 hrs: Arrival at Malvan Jetty.
09:30 to 11:00 hrs: Visit to Sindhudurg Fort by Boat.
11:15 to 11:45 hrs: Malvan Jetty to Tarkarli - By Bus.
11:45 to 14:30 hrs: Cultural Programme, Lunch & Free time at Tarkarli Beach.
14:45 to 15:00 hrs: At Tarkarli Jetty.
15:15 to 16:15 hrs: Boat Cruise in Tarkarli Creek. Journey upto Walaval.
16:30 hrs: Arrival at Walaval Jetty - By Bus to Sawantwadi.
16:30 to 17:30 hrs: Arrival at Sawantwadi City.
17:30 to 18:30 hrs: Visit to Shilpagram an art & craft bazar.
18:45 hrs: Arrival at Sawantwadi Railway Station.
20:00 hrs: Departure for Goa and Dinner on board.
Day : 04 Saturday - Goa
Morning arrival at Karmali - Goa. the foremost frequented tourer spots in Asian country. Board the bus to succeed in previous Goa to witness; Basilica DE Born Jew, Se Cathedral, Se Cathedral and therefore the Church of St. Francis of Assissi, that began as a musjid however now's AN anthropology repository for Goan antiques. Proceed to Panjim by bus. Free time for brief go into town and bazaar followed by lunch at Fort Aguada Beach Resort. when lunch visits to; Dona Paulo& 250 years previous House.
07:30 hrs: Arrival at Karmali Railway Station. Break fast on board.
08:00 to 12:30 hrs: Departure by A.C coach for Old Goa visit to
1) Basilica of Bom Jesus Church
2) Se Cathedral Church
3) St. Francis of Assissi a museum for Goan antiques and visit to Fontanhas the Latin quarters at Panjim.
12:30 hrs: Departure for Hotel.
13:30 to 16:00 hrs: Lunch and free time at beach.
16:15 hrs: Departure for Madgaon Railway Station.
17:15 hrs: Departure for Kolhapur. Dinner on board.
Day : 05 Sunday- Kolhapur, Pune
Morning - Arrival at Kolhapur town, called Karveer or Dakshin Kashi of geographical region. Board the bus to visit; New Palace, a royal palace partially born-again into depository, Bhawani Mandap (The city Hall) witness ancient self-defense domestically called "Mardani Khel", associate finely carved Mahalaxmi Temple a temple of god Ambabai visited by millions pilgrims, Shalini Palace designed of in an elaborate way carved black stone & Italian Marble stands on the side of lake Rankala, watch cultural programme and visit to handicraft stalls for good record. At midday board the train at Kolhapur station to depart for Pune. Lunch aboard. time off until evening.
Evening reach Pune. Board the bus to go to Raja Dinkar Kelkar depository, homes kind of artifacts of the seventeenth, eighteenth & nineteenth Centuries. Board the train from Pune railroad terminal. Dinner aboard.
07:00 hrs: Breakfast on Board.
08:00 hrs: Arrive at Kolhapur Rly.Station.
08:30 hrs: Depart for Sightseeing by A/c. Coach - Visit New Palace, Museum, Bhavani Mandap
Mahalaxmi Temple & Shalini Palace- Watch cultural Programmes & Visit to Handicraft Stalls.
11:30 hrs: Depart to Kolhapur Railway Stn.
11:45 hrs: Return to Deccan Odyssey.
12:00 hrs: Depart for Pune.
13:00 to 19:30 hrs: Lunch & Leisure time on Board.
19:30 hrs: Arrive at Pune Rly.Station.
19:45 hrs: Depart by A/c. Coach Visit Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum.
21:15 hrs: Depart to Railway Stn. Pune.
21:30 hrs: Return to Deccan Odyssey.
21:45 hrs: Depart for Aurangabad.
22:00 hrs: Dinner on Board.
Day : 06 Monday - Aurangabad
Morning Arrival at Aurangabad station. Proceed by road to witness; Historical fort Daulatabad.
Ellora caves, a World Heritage web site, having thirty four cave temples dedicated to a few totally different religion- Hinduism, Buddhism & Jainism. Lunch and Cultural programme at edifice Taj. once lunch visit to; Shivaji depository with weapons and antiques from the good Mahratta Empire. Aurangabad Caves No. seven & eight Bibi-ka-Maqbara, a reproduction of mausoleum could be a grand piece of Mogul design.
Free time for searching Paithani, Himroo, Bidriwork from showrooms for an ideal record. Late within the evening board the train from Aurangabad railroad terminal.
08:30 hrs: Break fast on board. Arrival at Aurangabad Railway Station.
08:30 to 10:00 hrs: Departure by A.C coach. Visit to Daulatabad Fort.
10:00 to 10:30 hrs: Departure for Ellora Caves.
10:30 to 12:30 hrs: Visit to Ellora Caves.
12:30 to 13:15 hrs: Departure for Aurangabad.
13:15 to 15:00 hrs: Lunch and cultural programme at Aurangabad.
15:15 to 16:00 hrs: Visit to Bibi-ka- Maqbara. Optional: Back to train.
16:15 to 17:15 hrs: Free time for shopping.
17:15 to 17:30 hrs: Departure for Aurangabad Railway Station.
18:00 hrs: Train Departs for Jalgaon. Dinner on board.
Day : 07 Tuesday - Ajanta & Nashik
Alight at Jalgaon railroad terminal and travel Fardapur resort. once a royal break quick depart for junction during a luxury AC bus. Board the MSRTC eco-friendly bus and it is time to travel back in time. Soon, you may end up encircled by dramatic views of the Waghora natural depression wherever the Ajanta Caves square measure situated. Older than the Ellora caves (200 before Christ to 650 AD) they're conjointly cut from the volcanic volcanic rock of the Deccan lure during a steep crescent formed slope. Lost to the globe once the seventh century it had been discovered unintentionally in 1819, by a celebration of British officers on a campaign.
06:30 hrs: Early Breakfast on Board.
07:00 hrs: Arrival at Jalgaon station.
07:30 hrs: Detrain to visit Ajanta Caves by A/c.Coach
12:45 hrs: Return to Deccan Odyssey
13:15 hrs: Depart for Nasik
13:30 hrs: Lunch & Leisure time on Board
17:00 hrs: Arrive at Nasik station & depart to Visit Panchwati Ghats and Asian
20:30 hrs: Return to the Deccan Odyssey and Dinner on board.
22:30 hrs: Depart for Mumbai
Day : 08 Wednesday - Mumbai
Morning - Arrival at local time - Bombay. Journey Ends. get pleasure from the breakfast on board because the sun rises over the industrial capital of Asian nation. Alight at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus within the morning enriched with the made bequest of this land. The royal journey is over, however the memory of that, can go on forever.
08:15 hrs: Break fast on board. Arrival at Mumbai CST & TOUR ENDS.
» Travel Schedule of Deccan Odyssey
Experience the best and also the better of train journeys of the planet. The Deccan Odyssey is far over a mere luxury train cruise. it is a 'classical odyssey' of your time on the far side the realms of this. Welcome aboard!.
The Deccan Odyssey Tour starts on each weekday of the week * from Delhi.
Months of Operation : (October until Apr next year)
(As this palatial train needs plenty of renovation and maintenance. The Train so doesn't operate within the months of might, June, July, August & Sept.)