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Deccan Odyssey train

Deccan Odyssey

The luxury train of India, Deccan Odyssey is operated jointly by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation Ltd in association with Indian Railways Ministry. This train in a nutshell offers one the opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage and wildlife of the 720 kms coastline of Maharashtra. The seven days journey begins in Mumbai city and ends its weeklong odyssey at CST in Mumbai. The operating period of the train is from the month of October to April.

The luxury coaches of this luxury train are embellished with art works of Maharashtra and the interiors symbolize the rich cultural legacy of the state. Deccan Odyssey boasts of 13 passenger cars which include 11 ac deluxe cabin saloons and two presidential suites. The onboard facilities include channel music, intercom, and toilets along with running hot and cold water, shower, wall-to-wall carpeting and other amenities. The other cars of the train are one conference car, two restaurant cars, a lounge bar and a spa car.

The destinations covered by Indian royal train are Mumbai.

Mumbai is the departure destination, so one gets to explore the Mumbai heritage attractions like Gateway of India, Hanging Garden, Prince of Wales Museum and many more.
Sindhudurg Ocean Fort & Tarkali Beach
Sindhudurg Ocean Fort is situated on a rocky island and this was built by founder of the Maratha kingdom Shivaji around 1664-67 AD. This fort can be reached only by a boat ride. Deccan odyssey also covers the Tarkali Beach which is called ‘Queen Beach’ of Sindhudurg’.
Goa, the Pearl of the East
Goa, the most scenic beach destination of India is split into two parts-Old Goa and New Goa. North Goa houses the Portuguese heritage. The travelers of the train also get to explore the beaches of Goa.
The other destinations covered by Deccan Odyssey Train Tour are the Kolhapur city, Daulatabad Fort City & World Heritage Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Chandrapur & Wardha, Ajanta Caves and Nashik (Panchawati), etc.

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