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DECCAN ODYSSEY


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About Deccan Odyssey:

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 adn dinner at the Taj Residency Nasik

Tickets for the train are priced at US$ 350 per head per day and are all-inclusive, except for the drinks and use of the health spa. Catering and housekeeping on the Deccan Odyssey have been contracted to the Taj Group of hotels. "Our priority is to sell the full 7-day package but we will consider the option of also selling segments of the journey based on the availability of seats," says Singh.

Deccan OdysseyOnly on the final day will lunch be served on the train adn dinner at the Taj Residency Nasik. Tickets for the train are priced at US$ 350 per head per day and are all-inclusive, except for the drinks and use of the health spa. Catering and housekeeping on the Deccan Odyssey have been contracted to the Taj Group of hotels. "Our priority is to sell the full 7-day package but we will consider the option of also selling segments of the journey based on the availability of seats," says Singh.

The 21-coach train will have 13 saloons with 5-star facilities that will accommodate 96 passengers, two restaurants, a bar, conference room, health spa, staff accommodation and two generator cars. Each passenger saloon car comprsing of four compartments will accommodate two, making a total of eight to a carriage.

All saloons have a common lounge with a flat screen TV and the rooms are fitted with 5-star convenience including attached baths and toilets. The interior design of each coach has been inspired by the site or monument after which it has been named...

Deccan Odyssey (Day by Day) Tour

Destinations: Duration :
Mumbai - Ratnagiri - Nagari - Sawantwadi - Karmali - Madgaon - Pune - Aurangabad - Nasik - Mumbai 07 nights & 08 days

  • Day 01 : Wednesday
    Departure in the evening from Chhatripatei Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
     

  • Day 02 : Thursday
    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, Lokmanaya Tilak Smarak and free time in Ratnagiri Bazar. Board the train at Ratnagiri Railway station.
     

  • Day 03 : Friday
    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 Kale Jetty followed by visit to Sawantwadi town by bus to witness fabulous lacquer handicrafts, paintings and furniture at the "Shiipagrama" in the town. Late in the evening board the train at Sawantwadi railway station.
     

  • Day 04 : Saturday
    Morning arrival at Karmali - Goa. The most frequented tourist spot 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 new 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 visit to Dona Paula & 250 years old House. Late in the evening board the train from Madgaon railway station.
     

  • Day 05 : Sunday
    Morning - Arrival at Pune, the Erstwhile Capital of Maharashtra. Board the bus to visit; Maharashtra Phule Mandai, the old central market. Raja Dinkar Kalkar 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 Musuem having collection of 2000 rare and precious articles related to tribal life. Aga Khan Palace, a place where Mahatma Gandhi was incarcerated during freedom struggle presently converted in to a Museum dedicated to Gandhi family. Witness Sound and Light show at Shaniwarwada. Late in the evening board the train from Pune railway station
     

  • Day 06 : Monday
    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 & Jaisism. Lunch & Cultural programme at Hote Taj. After lunch visit to; Shivaji Museum with weapons & antique 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 : Tuesday
    Morning arrival at Jalgaon railway station. Board the bus to rech Fardapur resort. After break fast proceed to visit renowned Buddhist caves of Ajanata a World Heritage Site to witness some of the finest paintings and sculptures of the second century AD. At noon board the train at Bhusawal railway station. Proceed to Nashik. Lunch-on-board. Arrival at Nashik railway station. Departure to visit Panchawati Ghat and Sula Winery Yard. Wine & dine at the winery yard. Late in the evening board the train at Nashik railway station.
     

  • Day 08 : Wednesday
    Arrival at at CST - Mumbai. Journey Ends.

Deccan Odyssey Train Schedule

Tariff per person per night
January, 2004 to March
October 2004 to March 2005


Single Occupancy US$ 485
Double Occupancy US$ 350
Triple Occupancy US$ 285
Presidential Suite US$ 700

April 2004 and April 2005
Single Occupancy US$ 395
Double Occupancy US$ 295
Triple Occupancy US$ 240
Presidential Suite US$ 550

Note : Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years, Subject to change without notice. Any leg of minimum of 3 nights subject to availability will be given at the above-mentioned rates. Thus Mumbai-Goa and Goa-Mumbai sector will be sold as available segments to clients.

If however, the clients undertakes the day programme at Goa & Mumbai, an extra $ 100 USD per person will be charged.

Indian passengers can pay in equivalent Rupee against US$ at the exchange rate prevalent at the time of payment. Tariff is inclusive of travel/catering conducted sight seeing/enterance fee at Monuments/Parks/Palaces/Cultural Programmes/Boat Ride. The guest has to pay for video cameras, liquor, laundry and other items of personal nature.

Note : 10% Surchage shall be levied on departure during Christmas/New Year.

Passenger reservations/cancellation on the Deccan Odyssey may be done as per the following terms and conditions :

Booking

  • 20% of ticket value at the time of booking.

  • 80% of ticket value 45 days before departure of the tour.

Cancellation

  • Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to the Central Reservation Devision at Head Office, Mumbai.

  • Rs. 300/- if the request is received before 60 days.

  • 20% of Ticket Value if cancellation is received within the period of 24-44 days from schedule date of departure.

  • 50% of ticket value if cancellation request is received within the period of 8-23 days from schedule date of departure.

  • 100% of ticket value if cancellation request is received within the period of 7 days or before the schedule date of departure.

Deccan Odyssey Sercives & Facilities

Facilities on board
Individual Facilities

Accommodation
13 fully air conditioned deluxe saloons, each a combination of 4 twin bedded chambers with channel music, intercom, CD/MP3 player, attached toilets, running hot and cold water, shower, wall to wall carpeting and other amenities.

For Physically Challenged persons
Special assistance is available in the form of wheel chairs, crèches and a special attendant for manual assistance.

Luggage Collection
Your luggage is picked up and taken to your respective Saloon without your worrying about it.

Arrival Kit
Each guest is provided with an arrival kit consisting of stationery items, brochures, cards, etc. Anything additional can be asked for, from the attendant.

Attendant
An attendant is always available at your service, to take care of all your travel needs.

Meals
An exotic array of dishes to choose from various cuisines which are available on the Deccan Odyssey.

Mineral Water
We make sure, the greatest gift of nature bestowed on us i.e. water is made available to you in its purest form. Mineral water is made available to you all through the journey.

Facilities on board
Individual Facilities

News Papers/Magazines
The leading dailies and newspapers greet you every morning over a simmering hot cup of tea for beverage of your choice. Also available for you is a large collection of magazines.

Security
Adequate safety arrangements are made for you as well as your personal belongings in the train itself.

Toiletries
All essential toiletries like soaps, shampoos, moisturizers etc. are provided in the train.

Wine/Bear
A complimentary bottle of wine courtesy the Deccan Odyssey.

 

 
 

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