Those who are looking for a classical Luxury train travel experience must avail India’s specially designed luxury train, the Deccan Odyssey. With a royal tour that takes one through the glorious past of the country, this luxury train is marked to provide one of the most fascinating rail journeys in India. Throughout this luxurious journey, one is taken up-close and personal with the rich history and culture of central India.
The whole experience of time traveling is crafted here. During tour provided by one of the finest luxury trains of India, one discovers an unimaginable land where the past greets the future. With cultural tours in and around historical sights of Maharashtra, the ride on this train promises to be an unforgettable sojourn.
The Deccan Odyssey in partnership with Cox & Kings has recently launched another specially designed itinerary, Indian Odyssey that will take guests to some of the from amazing destinations from Delhi to Mumbai. The train will also cover the same destinations on the return trip from Mumbai to Delhi in this itinerary.
The fact that Indian Odyssey covers an excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Ajanta and Ellora Caves along with a wildlife excursion in Sawai Madhopur has excited one and all.
Duration: 7 nights/8 days
Destinations: New Delhi - Sawai Madhopur - Agra – Jaipur –Udaipur – Vadodara – Ellora Caves – Mumbai
Some amazing Experiences offered during Deccan Odyssey - Indian Odyssey Tour
The travelers get a chance to experience an unforgettable visit to the famous World Heritage Site, Ellora Caves. These magnificent caves, which are preserved by Archeological Survey of India, feature some of the most significant religious shrines and temples for Hindu, Jains and Buddhists pilgrims. Tourists must capture these moments on their cameras.
The second day one gets to visit glorious cave temples at Ajanta. These cave temples offer a spectacular sightseeing opportunity with amazing sculptures and inscriptions that are painted on the wall. Travelers remain at awe when these centuries old wall paintings that are defined as "the finest surviving examples of Indian art, particularly painting" by Archeological Survey of India.
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As soon as one reaches Udaipur, they are taken for a day-picnic at the serene Lake Pichola. Tourists must carry their cameras here as they would want to click lots of pictures of the beautiful Lake. Travelers are also taken to the magnificent City Palace which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Udaipur. A boat ride in Lake Pichola, home to the spectacular Taj Lake Palace
a part of the Indian Odyssey tour program.
This destination is included in this itinerary especially to fulfill fantasies of each and every wildlife lover. Travelers are taken to Morning Jungle Safari at Ranthambore National Park
where the sights of wide range of flora and fauna species is bound to excite one and all. Travelers also get to enjoy lunch at Wildlife camps after which they get to enjoy an afternoon Safari through some of the secluded locations in the jungles.
Agra and Fatehpur Sikri
The travelers get to experience the sightseeing activities in Jaipur. The first monument they visit is the famous Amer Fort which is an enlightening experience with insights into the royal family of Jaipur. Tourists get to show-off their skills at photography as they get to capture amazing pictures of this magnificent structure of India. The lunch at one of the famous hotels in Jaipur
is something which travelers must not miss out on.
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Then comes the moment everyone actually waits for: A visit to UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fatehpur Sikri. Everything one sees here is bound to stay in the memories for a lifetime. Also, one must not miss out on tour to Seventh Wonder of the World, Taj Mahal
. The beautiful monument simply takes the tour to an altogether different level. Lunch at a popular Hotel in Agra
is another delightful experience.