The Deccan Odyssey is considered as one of the subcontinent’s most luxurious trains. The cars of the train were founded in 2003, and have been tastefully designed with new carpet and bedspreads recently, according to their ground suppliers. These great improvements give a “luxury” status to this train, as its staff, services, modern amenities and food are really remarkable.
Deccan Odyssey Train is the joint venture of the Indian Railway. The Indian railway has designed a complete 5-star hotel on wheels called also „The Palace on Wheels”, featuring two restaurants and a bar, a sauna, a business centre and other modern amenities on the board. It offers to its guests the greatest services and comforts included to luxury train all over the world. This Luxury Train journey takes the travelers to the most splendid tourist destinations of Maharashtra.
It starts its interesting journey from Mumbai and travels to Sindhudurg - Goa - Kolhapur – Aurangabad, Ellora Caves - Chandrapur with Tadoba Wildlife Sancturary- Wardha-Jalgaon- Nashik and then back again to Mumbai.
The journey lasts like 7 days and starts on every Wednesday from Mumbai CST. The seasonal tours take place every year between October to April. This spectacular blue limousine on rails is a piece of work, the widest discovery of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation. The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation operates and maintains this luxury train, while the Indian Railways takes care of it between October to March.
The train makes its trip mostly at night so that passengers could relax and arrive fresh next morning at the next destination. The train includes 21 coaches, 13 of which are passenger cars hosting 8 people per coach, a conference car, two dinning cars, two generator cars with luggage store, one staff, spare car, a spa car, and a beautiful bar car. The extraordinary luxury of the Deccan Odyssey is a magnificent delight. The whole train shows the beauty of the Indian Royalty. Luxurious interiors with sophysticated sites transform your journey into a memorable one. The Deccan Odyssey takes its guests to stay in the country's spectacular bright legions grandeur, such as tranquil beaches, superb castles, experiencing divine tales graved in immense rocks.
The real purpose of running "The Deccan Odyssey" train is actually to showcase the best of the tourism assets of Maharashtra, for example the picturesque beauty of Konkan coast, art, culture, wildlife, cultural heritage of Maharashtra with its local arts, crafts and cuisine.
The Deccan Odyssey includes 11 fully air-conditioned deluxe saloons and each of them features 4 twin-bedded cabins. The cabins are perfectly equipped with channel piped music, CD/MP3 player, beautiful washrooms, showers, and some more luxury amenities.
The two restaurant cars in the Deccan Odyssey, the Peshwa I and Peshwa II prepare a diverse array of Indian, Goan, Chinese and Continental dishes with special tasteful Maharashtrian delicacies. This trip will reserve memorable moments for you, full of extasy and pleasure. While traveling on this luxury hotel on wheels, you will be able to admire the real excellent beauty of the India, including the best masterpieces, leaving great impressions on you.
By Eugenia Cvasov
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