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Luxury Trains in India - Deccan Odyssey

offered by supplier M16155 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Railway Trips  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 295 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3950 US Dollar (USD)

The Deccan Odyssey is the latest brainchild of the Indian Railway and MTDC (Maharastra Tourism Development Corporation). In collaboration with the Taj Group of hotels, the Indian Railway has created this five star hotel on wheels. It is said that if Rajasthan is graced by the Palace On Wheels, Maharastra proudly echoes with the Deccan Odyssey. This luxury train gives an immense scope to the travelers to capture the beautiful forts and palaces, temples and beaches and culture and landscape of the Deccan.

Deccan Odyssey – The Making.

The Railway Ministry and the MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation) signed a MOU for the Deccan Odyssey in February 2001. The Railway Board go-ahead signal was flashed in May 2002. It took around five months to finalize the design of the coaches and other five months in the construction of the same. The train finally got shaped in the late 2003. On January 16th, 2004 the Deccan Odyssey started its maiden journey from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai.

Deccan Odyssey Rocks.

The journey in Deccan Odyssey is for seven days alias a week. The tour includes several exotic destinations covering major hot spots of Maharastra and a bit of Goa. The Mumbai, Ganpatipule, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Pune, Aurangabd, Ajanta and Ellora routes offer enriching experience that proves to be the best train experiences in the world. Deccan Odyssey has in store all the comforts and luxuries of a five star hotel. It has the capacity to hold 104 people and has 21 luxury coaches with all the modern amenities like cyber cafe, mobile phone, sauna bath, six-channel music, TV, DVD and massage-cum-beauty parlor among many others.

Other Facilities.

Accommodation: There are 13 fully air-conditioned deluxe saloons for passengers. Out of which 11 are passenger cars. Each of 13 coaches is well equipped with facilities like attached toilets, running hot and cold water, shower, wall to wall carpeting, channel music, intercom, CD/MP3 player, and many more like them.

Restaurants: There are two lavishly decorated restaurants named as Peshwa I and Peshwa II serving you with mouth watering exotic array of dishes.

Bar: A well maintained bar car is attached to cater the drinking needs of passengers. It serves you liquor of Indian and International Brands.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

On the basis of per person per night:
- Single Occupancy - US $ 395
- Double Occupancy -US $ 295.

About This Supplier
Location: India
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007
Client Request Served: 42

M16155 is one of India's premier destination management companies. We are a professional Travel Agent & Tour Operators based in the suburbs of Delhi with our associate offices all over India. Who can understand your travel plan better than the team of our dedicated & competent staff headed by Chief...

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