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Deccan Odyssey luxury train - Cultural Tour Lovers in India

By Mark Hamilton Subscribe to RSS | May 5th 2012 | Views:

Luxury travel is something many look forward to. It boosts the tour, giving you a royal touch which a train like the Deccan Odyssey does. This luxury train passes through the western states of India like, Goa and Maharashtra. This is a train modeled to be a 5-star on wheels.

Extended Luxury

The Deccan Odyssey comprises of 21 coaches, with 11 passenger cars and 2 presidential suites. It also has 2 restaurant cars, a lounge car, a spa car, generator cars, luggage store and staff car. The onboard facilities of this luxury train, makes the journey a memorable one. The interior decorations of this train are grand and remind you of the mighty Marathas, and the feel of living in a once upon a time era.

Deccan Tour

The exciting sojourn of 7 nights is, to the enormous expanse of Maharashtra, touching Goa too. The grandeur of forts, palaces and beaches are views, part of this classical journey. The Deccan Odyssey begins its journey from the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai, all through various interesting places such as, Jaigadh, Ratnagiri, Ganapatipule, Sindhudurg Sawantwadi, and Tarkarli. Goa, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Pune, Ajanta Ellora, Nashik and Mumbai.

A fixed and planned schedule is followed by the Deccan Odyssey Luxury train, involving the stopovers, sightseeing destinations, hotel stay, food and leisure time. AC Buses and boat rides are means of transportation provided to reach various destinations, within the city.

Cultural visit

Each destination has its major highlights, where tourists can spend time visiting the attractions. The Sindhudurg Fort a well preserved fort is a notable feature, which houses hereditary families of Hindus and Muslims. The Tarkali beach is a major attraction because of its crystal clear water. The Deccan Odyssey’s stop at Goa is to capture the line of beaches by staying at the beach hotel, moreover enjoying the tradition and culture of Goa. Ellora caves (cave temples) are a renowned heritage site dedicated to Jainism, Buddhism and Hinduism.

The Deccan Odyssey arrives at Chandrapur, where the famous Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary visit is done in open jeeps. The Sambar, Gaur, Pangolin, Panther, Sloth bear, Indian Bison are some of the often spotted wildlife. It is also a paradise of migratory and water birds. The Ajanta Caves in Nashik portray spectacular sculptures and paintings of the second century. Between visits, you have time to go shopping and spend time relaxing in these heritage filled places.

Deccan Odyssey luxury Train takes you through impressive spots of the Maratha Empire, unveiling the riches of history.

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