Indian Odyssey on Deccan Odyssey
Indian Odyssey on Deccan Odyssey Tour Details
A whole week of blissful experiences await you onboard this Indian Odyssey luxury train tour on the Deccan Odyssey. A luxury train similar to the Palace on Wheels, the Deccan Odyssey offers a luxurious train travel experience in India with aesthetically decorated cabins featuring the best of amenities including en-suite bathrooms.
In the Indian Odyssey tour package, the Deccan Odyssey whisks you away in an amazing journey across India, from New Delhi, the capital to India to Mumbai, the financial capital, visiting national parks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historical landmarks and magnificent palaces en-route.
In addition to guided sightseeing tours and excursions in the cities we stop at, the Deccan Odyssey Indian Odyssey Luxury train tour enhances its itinerary with highlights such as specially organized gala dinners in Jaipur and Vadodara; a scenic boat ride in Lake Pichola; a game safari in Ranthambore National Park; and shopping extravaganzas in Jodhpur and Jaipur. The itinerary also includes a folk dance performance on the last night of the Indian Odyssey tour.
Make the most of this luxury train tour with advance bookings and an adventurous spirit!
October to April
New Delhi – Sawai Madhopur – Agra – Jaipur – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Vadodara – Mumbai
Indian Odyssey on Deccan Odyssey Itinerary
- DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN DELHI
Our Indian Odyssey Tour on the Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train begins in the evening from the Delhi Cantonment Railway Station. On arrival at Delhi, assemble at the railway station at the reporting time intimated. An IncomingIndia.com representative will receive guests arriving at Delhi on the same day at the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport and escort them to the railway station.
On arrival at the Delhi Cantonment Railway Station, guests are welcomed at the Deccan Odyssey Reception Area with a traditional tilaka and garland. Board the luxurious Deccan Odyssey train and settle down in your respective cabins; enjoy a welcome drink and bid adieu to Delhi, as the train chugs out of the station on its magical journey.
You are free to explore the train and its many facilities.Dinner and Overnight onboard the Deccan Odyssey
- DAY 2: SAWAI MADHOPUR (RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK)
As you waken up and get refreshed, the train chugs into Sawai Madhopur. Quicken your step and set out to enjoy a magnificent rendezvous with the big cats at the Ranthambore National Park. Once the royal hunting grounds of the Maharajah of Jaipur, the region is now a national park and dedicated to Project Tiger as a tiger reserve.
With packed breakfasts, the entire group sets out in jeeps for a morning safari and the chance to see the Royal Bengal Tiger at close quarters. After the morning safari, enjoy a short stop for lunch and rest at the jungle lodges before returning to the safari route for a second session of wildlife viewing. At the end of the afternoon safari, we return to Sawai Madhopur to board the Deccan Odyssey once again, with magical memories of our wildlife date.
Refresh yourself onboard and head to the pantry car for dinner, while the luxury train makes its way out of Sawai Madhopur and on to Agra, the next destination on this Indian Odyssey tour.Dinner and Overnight onboard the Deccan Odyssey
- DAY 3: AGRA
Overnight, the Deccan Odyssey has whisked you to Agra, the next destination on this Indian Odyssey Tour. Enjoy breakfast onboard and embark on an excursion to Agra, where we will enjoy guided tours of attractions such as the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah (also known as Baby Taj). We will stop for lunch in-between the stops.
After the sightseeing tour, we will return to the railway station to board the Deccan Odyssey, which will now depart Agra and move on to Jaipur, the next destination on this luxury train tour.Dinner and Overnight onboard the Deccan Odyssey
- DAY 4: JAIPUR
When you awaken, you will probably find yourself nearing Jaipur, the state capital of Rajasthan. Enjoy a royal breakfast onboard the luxury train and then embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. The Jaipur City Sightseeing Tour begins with an excursion to the magnificent Amber Fort on the outskirts of Jaipur and continues on to attractions in the main city of Jaipur, mainly, the Hawa Mahal, the City Palace, Jantar Mantar. In-between, we will stop for lunch at a popular city restaurant.
After visiting the said attractions, experience a shopping extravaganza at the famous street bazaars of Jaipur, which offer rich and colourful textiles, garments, accessories and traditional jewellery, not to mention sparkling gemstones. The day ends with a magnificent gala dinner in a special venue for a magical end to a magical day. Return to the Deccan Odyssey after dinner; enjoy a nightcap or turn in for the night, even as the luxury train departs from Jaipur and takes you to the next destination of this exceptional tour.Overnight onboard the Deccan Odyssey
- DAY 5: JODHPUR
As you wake up this morning, the Deccan Odyssey is well on its way to Jodhpur. Enjoy a royal breakfast onboard and revel in the luxury of the Deccan Odyssey, while enjoying the panoramic views of the scenic desertscape outside. Once the train arrives at the Jodhpur railway station, guests embark on an excursion to the City of Jodhpur, for a tour of its glorious Mehrangarh Fort and a stroll through its colourful bazaars, with a stop for lunch en-route. The tour ends with a drop back to the Deccan Odyssey. Once aboard, head down to the pantry car for dinner and enjoy the gentle swaying of the train as it sets out once again on the Indian Odyssey tour to the next destination on its itinerary - Udaipur.Dinner and Overnight onboard the Deccan Odyssey
- DAY 6: UDAIPUR
Today, the Deccan Odyssey arrives at Udaipur, one of the most romantic cities in India. Enjoy breakfast onboard while watching the scenic vistas roll past. On arrival at Udaipur, alight from the luxury train and set out to enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Attractions that we visit as part of the sightseeing tour include the City Palace and Crystal Gallery at Fateh Prakash Palace with a stop for lunch at a famous city hotel. In the evening, just before returning to the Deccan Odyssey, we will enjoy a scenic boat ride on the enchanting Lake Pichola. Once you have boarded the Deccan Odyssey, the luxury train prepares to proceed on its overnight journey from Udaipur to Vadodara, Gujarat.Dinner and Overnight onboard the Deccan Odyssey
- DAY 7: VADODARA
Refresh yourself and enjoy a royal breakfast onboard the Deccan Odyssey luxury train. Once the train reaches Vadodara, alight and embark on the excursion to visit the main attractions of Vadodara and neighbouring areas. Attractions that we visit include the Vadodara Jamma Masjid, the historic city of Champaner, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Pavagadh Archaeological Park and the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum. During the tour, we will stop for lunch at a famous city hotel.
The sightseeing tour ends with a drop at the magnificent heritage hotel, Laxmi Vilas Palace, where a folk dance performance and a lavish feast from the royal kitchen has been arranged for your benefit. The day's programme ends with a return to the Deccan Odyssey, where we can enjoy the last night onboard the luxury train in the company of our newfound friends.Overnight onboard the Deccan Odyssey
- DAY 8: MUMBAI
Today, our Indian Odyssey train on the Deccan Odyssey ends. Enjoy breakfast and once the train reaches Mumbai, complete the checkout formalities and get ready to alight from the Deccan Odyssey with sweet memories of your Indian Odyssey luxury train tour.