Deccan Odyssey Train Tours
The train is scheduled in such a way that it travels through the night so that guests get to relax in 5-star comfort and arrive fresh the next morning at the next halt, to explore the destination during the day. Breakfast and dinner will be served on board while lunch will be provided at the destination. Only on the final day will lunch be served on the train & dinner at the Taj Residency Nasik. Each passenger saloon car comprsing of four compartments will accommodate two, making a total of eight.
Mumbai – Jaigadh – Sindhudurg – Goa – Pune – Aurangabad – Ajanta – Nashik – Mumbai
Deccan Odyssey Train Tours Itinerary
- Day 01: Mumbai
Departure in the evening from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
- Day 02: Jaigadh
Morning - Arrival at Bhoke Railway Station. Reach Rai Bhatgaon Jetty by AC bus for Back Water Cruise up to historical fort Jaigad. Board the bus to explore finest beach along the Konkan coast. Free time & lunch at Ganapatipule beach resort. Noon board the bus for sight seeing tour of Ratnagiri town. Visit to Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanya Tilak Smarak and free time in Ratnagiri Bazar. Board the train at Ratnagiri Railway station.
- Day 03: Sindhudurg - Tarkarli
Morning - Arrival at Sindhudurg Nagari Railway station. Departure by AC Bus to Malvan Jetty to witness Sindhudurg Sea Fort. From jetty proceed to Tarkarli beach resort for lunch & free time. After lunch Back Water Cruise through the Tarkarli creek up to Kalse Jetty followed by visit to Sawantwadi town by bus to witness fabulous lacquer handicrafts, paintings and furniture at the “Shilpagrama” in the town. Late in the evening board the train at Sawantwadi railway station.
- Day 04: Goa
Morning arrival at Karmali - Goa. The most frequented tourist spots in India. Board the bus to reach Old Goa to witness; Basilica De Born Jesus, Se Cathedral, Se Cathedral and the Church of St. Francis of Assissi, that began as a mosque but now is an archaeological museum for Goan antiques. Proceed to Panjim by bus. Free time for short walk in city and bazaar followed by lunch at Fort Aguada Beach Resort. After lunch visits to Dona Paula & 250 years old House. Late in the evening board the train from Madgaon railway station.
- Day 05: Pune
Morning - Arrival at Pune, the Erstwhile Capital of Maharashtra. Board the bus to visit; Mahatma Phule Mandai, the old central market. Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum houses variety of artifacts of the 17th, 18th & 19th Centuries. Sir David Sasoon Synagogues built in 1867. The Osho International Commune is on of the biggest centre for mediation and spiritual growth. Lunch & free time at Hotel Le Meridian. The Tribal Museum having collection of 2000 rare and precious articles related to tribal life.
- Day 06: Aurangabad
Morning Arrival at Aurangabad station. Proceed by road to witness; Historical fort Daulatabad. Ellora caves, a World Heritage site, having 34 cave temples dedicated to three different religion- Hinduism, Buddhism & Jainism. Lunch and Cultural programme at Hotel Taj. After lunch visit to; Shivaji Museum with weapons and antiques from the great Maratha Empire. Aurangabad Caves No. 7 & 8, Bibi-ka-Maqbara, a replica of Taj Mahal is a grand piece of Moghul architecture. Free time for shopping Paithani, Himroo, Bidriwork from showrooms for a perfect memorabilia. Late in the evening board the train from Aurangabad railway station.
- Day 07: Ajanta & Nashik
Morning - Arrival at Jalgaon railway station. Board the bus to reach Fardapur resort. After break fast proceed to visit renowned Buddhist caves of Ajanta a World Heritage Site to witness some of the finest paintings and sculptures of the second century AD. At noon board the train at Bhusalwal railway station. Proceed to Nashik. Lunch on-board. Arrival at Nashik railway station Departure to visit Panchawati Ghat and Sula Winery Yard. Wine and dine at the winery yard. Late in the night board the train at Nashik railway station.
- Day 08: Mumbai
Morning - Arrival at CST - Mumbai. Journey Ends.