Deccan Odyssey, one of the leading luxury trains of India, offers a
well-planned itinerary Indian Soujourn, offering a memorable journey
for a span of 8 days. The journey offers you a chance to explore some
of the best destinations of northern and western India including
Vadodara, Udaipur, Agra, Mumbai, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Delhi and Sawai
Madhopur (Ranthambore). Some of the highlights of the tour include a
rendezvous with the big cats, a visit to the celebrated Taj Mahal,
exploring historical architectural gems, a boat ride in the placid
waters of Lake Pichola etc. Enjoy a grand welcome, indulge in
world-class comforts aboard the Deccan Odyssey, relish sumptuous food,
admire the impeccable royal interiors of the train and more.
The Deccan Odyssey has 21 coaches out of which 11 are passenger cars
with 4 coupes each. There are 2 Presidential Suite Cars with 2 coupes
each car. The train also has a conference car (can be redesigned as
dance floor in the night) and two restaurant cars. There is also a
lounge/bar car and one surprising addition is a Spa Car. Apart from
the above there are generator cars with luggage store and staff car or
Conference Room with capacity to host 50 guests with facility for
Internet, telephone exchange satellite communication and computer with
printer and fax and Library.
• Channel Music
• Ayurvedic Massage Centre
• Steam Bath
• Beauty Parlour
• Business Centre
• Special Suite for Physically challenged
• Fully loaded mini pantry in each coach
• Telephone in each saloon
• Television in each coach
• Plasma TV in Lounge Car
• PA System/ 6 Channel Music System
• Lounge in each passenger car
Indian Sojourn Journey: Tour Itinerary
8 Days /
(Mumbai – Vadodara – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Agra –
Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore) – Jaipur – Delhi)
Assemble at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus at around 15:30 hours and
enjoy a warm traditional welcome. Complete the registration and
check-in formalities for your journey. Relish a welcome drink. After
finishing the paperwork, settle down in your cabins. You are now free
to explore the luxury train, Deccan Odyssey as it departs for
Vadodara.Dinner and overnight on- board.
Day 02 Vadodara (Sunday)
The train arrives to the first destination, Vadodara. Once the seat of
the Gaekwad rulers, Vadodara is one of Gujarat's most important
cities. Post breakfast, disembark from the train. Your first visit is
to the UNESCO World Heritage, Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park-
the only Islamic pre-Mughal city that remained unchanged. The site
comprises of water installations, religious buildings, palaces,
agricultural structures, palaces and more. Later on, go aboard the
luxury train for a sumptuous lunch.
Post lunch, visit Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum that is known not only
for its fine collection of sculptures, paintings and more but also for
its magnificent structure. This is followed by high teat at the
wonderful Laxmi Vilas Palace, the residence of the Royalty even in the
present times. Enjoy a special folk performances along with dishes
from the kitchen of Royalty.
Back aboard Deccan Odyssey for an overnight stay. The train starts its
journey towards Udaipur.
Day 03 Udaipur (Monday)
In the morning, the train chugs into the City of Lake, Udaipur that is
quite popular for being one of the most romantic cities of India.
Relish breakfast while admiring the lovely views of the Aravali
ranges. Breakfast is followed by sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Explore
the very well-known City Palace complex that was erected during the
span of 400 years. The construction of this magnificent structure was
started in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh II on the eastern banks of Lake
Pichola. This tour is followed by a boat ride on the placid waters of
the Lake. Back aboard the train for lunch.
Lunch is followed by a walking tour of Old Udaipur. Get on your hands
on some great stuff such as puppets, clothe lanterns, jewellery,
wooden boxes, and other handicraft items. Back on-board the train for
dinner and overnight stay. The train begins its journey for the next
Day 04 Jodhpur (Tuesday)
The train, on the 4th day enters the Sun City of Rajasthan- Jodhpur.
The former capital of the Mar kingdom, Jodhpur boasts of the Thar
Desert in the background and houses some amazing temples, forts and
palaces. After breakfast, the day is at leisure and you have options
to pick from- you can either visit a luxury hotel for a relaxing spa
session or you can visit the Bishnoi tribal village along with potter
and weavers villages. Get a sneak-peek into the life of the people
Lunch on- board the luxury train is followed by tour of the Blue City.
Now get all set to explore the mighty Mehrangarh Fort, placed amidst
the brown sands of the Thar. One of country's largest forts, it was
erected by Rao Jodha in 1459, on a 150 m high hill. A part of it has
been turned into a museum that consists of royal palanquins, armory,
paintings, costumes, personal belongings of the royalty and more. Do
not miss visiting the colorful Turban Gallery. This visit is followed
by a wall around the city to get a sneak-peek into the life of the
locals. Walk past the Old Clock Tower market and old but extremely
The evening is scheduled for specially arranged lip-smacking Marwar
barbeque delicacies that you can savor in the royal courtyard the
Mehrangarh Fort. Treat your eyes to the lovely views of the
surroundings, while you are standing on the top.
Back to the train as it starts its journey towards the next
destination, the Mughal City of Agra.
Overnight on-board Deccan Odyssey.
Day 05 Agra (Wednesday)
Morning arrival in Agra, home to some of the most magnificent
architectural gems that were built by Mughal emperors during their
reign. After a relaxed breakfast, get all set to enjoy a visit to the
Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built by Shah Jahan
in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this white marble
mausoleum took 22 years to get completed and is festooned with
precious and semi-precious stones.
Relish lunch at a City Hotel. Lunch is followed by a visit to the
Itmad-ud-Daulah tomb, nicknamed as the 'Baby Taj'. Another lovely
marble mausoleum that was commissioned by Nur Jahan, Emperor
Jahangir's wife in memory of her father, Ghiyas Beg. Do not miss
noticing the wonderful latticework. Next visit is to the mighty Agra
Fort, another Mughal architectural gem. While some part of the fort
complex that is in red sandstone was constructed by Emperor Akbar, the
other is in white marble, the favorite Emperor Shah Jahan. The complex
has a number structures within its boundaries.
After sightseeing, you have options to choose from. You can either opt
for a relaxing spa session at a popular city hotel or can visit the
local markets of Agra popular for Mughal-style ornaments and special
artefacts with marble-inlay.
Go on-board the Deccan Odyssey for dinner and overnight stay. The
luxury train starts moving towards Sawai Madhopur.
Overnight on Deccan Odyssey.
Day 06 Sawai Madhopur – Ranthambore National Park (Thursday)
Day 6 is going to be an exciting one. The train chugs into its next
destination, Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, popular for the very
well-known Ranthambore National Park. One of the largest national
parks in the northern part of the country, it is known for housing a
decent population of the big cats. It is quite famous for being one of
India's finest tiger reserves.
An early breakfast is followed a wildlife safari inside the national
park. Along with the big cats, you can also spot other species such as
Chinkara, Nilgai, Sambhar, Sloth Bear, Chital and more. Around 272
species of species of resident as well as migratory birds call this
national park their home.
Back on-board the train for a lavish lunch. You can also embark on a
village safari interacting with the turban-wearing men and colorful
ghagra-choli wearing women. Interact with the locals. Thereafter,
relish high-tea at a popular hunting lodge of the royal family of the
region. Late evening, back aboard the train for dinner and overnight
stay as it sets off for the Pink City of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
Day 07 Jaipur (Friday)
On the 7th day of the tour, you are going to explore capital city of
Rajasthan, Jaipur, known for its vibrancy and splendor. Post
breakfast, disembark from the luxury train and visit the mighty Amer
fort (Amber fort). One of the state's most famous forts, it was
commissioned by Raja Man Sing way back in the 1592. While the top of
the fort offers a nice view of the Maota Lake, it's inside a number of
wonderful structures. On the way to the Amer Fort, halt to explore
Hawa Mahal, also known as Palace of Winds. This pink sandstone
structure is known for its distinct and interesting honey cobweb-like
construction. The next attraction that you explore today is the City
Palace, a lovely complex known for its carved doorways, gardens,
beautiful palaces, courtyards and a museum with a fine collection.
Walk past the UNESCO World Site- Jantar Mantar, an astronomical
observatory that was built by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century.
Enjoy sumptuous lunch in a city hotel. After this, you have options to
choose from. You can either relax for senses by going for a spa
session or you can visit the bustling and colorful local markets of
Jaipur to get your hands on colorful handicrafts, traditional clothes,
bangles, imitation jewellery and more.
In the evening, back to the train for an overnight stay.
Day 08 New Delhi
On the last day, the train returns back to Delhi. After an early
morning breakfast, disembark from the train at the Delhi Cantt Railway
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