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Luxury Trains

Deccan Odyssey - Maharashtra Splendour

From €4068 pp
Depart From
Cork, Dublin or Shannon
Departure Date
Selected departure dates until April 2019
Duration
7 nights/ 8 days
Destination
India
Price
From €4068 pp
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Board the incredible Deccan Odyssey for a week long train journey to Aurangabad, Ajanta, Kolhapur, Goa, Ratnagiri & Mumbai

Since the advent of the railways in India, train journeys have been the subject of much fascination and mystery.

The Deccan Odyssey continues the legacy of princely sojourns by introducing fascinating journeys covering the length and breadth of the exotic and enchanting landscape of India!

Ripe with romance, adventure and style, each luxury rail tour with the Deccan Odyssey is a once in a lifetime experience.

Each journey on the Deccan Odyssey is an exploration of India’s diversity, exotic locales and the discovery of timeless traditions.

Mysteries, intrigues unfold as the train snakes her way through Royal cities showcasing the opulence and extravagance of the palaces.

For more information please contact us:

  • Call 0818 300 204  or 021 427 7094
  • Email incredibleindia@shandontravel.ie
  • Request a call back using the red button
  • Submit an enquiry through the form below

Day 1: Embark on the Deccan Odyssey

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to board your train for a mesmerizing voyage through the Maratha heartland.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: In Nashik

Relax and enjoy a champagne tour followed by lunch.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: In Aurangabad

Proceed to visit Ellora Caves, a World Heritage site. A unique artistic creation, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.

Visit Bibi-Ka-Maqbara, a replica of the Taj Mahal. 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: In Ajanta

Arrive at Jalgaon railway station and drive to Ajanta Caves, a World Heritage site

These magnificent caves have exquisite ancient murals & sculptures that depict the life of Buddha.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: In Kolhapur

Arrive at Kolhapur, a multifaceted city with a mythical past. Visit the New Palace, the Mahalaxmi Temple and the Town Hall museum.

Witness a traditional martial arts performance known as “Mardani Khel”.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: In Goa

Arrive in Goa, known for its beaches, churches, and temples. Take a tour of Old Goa, visiting the St. Augustine Church & the Basilica of Bom Jesus.

Walk through the old Latin Quarter known as Fontanhas. 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: In Ratnagiri

Arrive in Ratnagiri and visit the famous temple of Ganapatipule.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Depart Mumbai

Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end and you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.

Meal included: Breakfast

You'll stay on board the Deccan Odyssey for seven nights, in a deluxe cabin.

Facilities onboard the Deccan odyssey:

  • Full train is wifi enabled
  • Two restaurants
  • One spa, gym & salon
  • One well stocked bar
  • One conference come recreation coach
  • Dedicated valet service for each coach

Facilities in the cabin:

  • LCD televisions installed in all the cabins
  • Mobile phones fed with emergency contact numbers available in all cabins
  • Hair dryers in all bathrooms
  • Electronic safe in all cabins
  • Dedicated valet service for all coaches

Price from €4068 pp is based on 2 adults sharing and includes:

  • 5* Deccan Odyssey in a twin cabin on a full board basis.
  • Children under 5 travel free of charge on the train if sharing with parents.
  • All international flights are included ex Cork/ Dublin
  • Assistance by friendly, knowledgeable English speaking ground representatives from the moment you arrive in India until the time you leave.
  • All transfers to and from the airport, hotels and sightseeing tours.
  • All transportation by private chauffeur driven air-conditioned car.
  • For all tours and monument visits a local English speaking guide will accompany you.
  • The majority of entrance fees to all monuments are included as per your itinerary.
  • All service taxes included

Departure dates 2018:

  • 29th September
  • 3rd & 24th November
  • 22nd & 29th December

Departure dates 2019:

  • 19th January - Fully Booked
  • 9th & 23rd February
  • 16th March
  • 13th & 27th April

For more information please call us on 0818 300 204 or 021 427 7094, email incredibleindia@shandontravel.ie,  request a call back using the red button or fill in the enquiry form below.

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