The Deccan Odyssey


Experience the mind blowing and breathtaking surroundings of Maharashtra , aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey. The Deccan Odyssey or say the "Palace on Wheels of Maharashtra", is India 's newest luxury train, for the ultimate satisfaction of the tourist coming to Maharashtra . Deccan Odyssey is the Royal Indian train that has been bench-marked against the best luxury trains in the world - like the Blue Train of South Africa, The Orient Express of Europe and the Eastern and Oriental of South East Asia. If Rajasthan is graced by the royal Palace on Wheels, Maharasthra echoes majestically with the Deccan Odyssey. The Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train project is a joint venture of the Ministry of Railway, Government of India and the State Government of Maharashtra.  

Offering a train journey fancied in luxury, the luxury train Deccan Odyssey transports its guests on an unforgettable sojourn of a land shining in myriads of grandeur - serene beaches, magnificent forts & palaces, and heavenly tales etched in massive rocks. The royal journey on Deccan Odyssey takes you on a week long trip to some of the best places in Maharashtra , namely Mumbai, Ganpatipule, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa , Pune, Aurabgabad, Nasik , Etc.  

The Deccan Odyssey's absolute luxury is a sight to behold. Everything in the train reflects the ways of Indian royalty. Each coach is named after some of the best places and forts of Maharashtra . And with lavish interiors, delectable cuisines and great sites to perceive, this journey will surely engrave some golden memories in every traveler's mind.  

Enjoy an extravagant vacation exploring a land of a thousand facets, on board the finest and the best of train journeys of the world. A journey in The Deccan Odyssey is much more than a mere luxury train cruise. It's a 'classical odyssey' of time beyond the realms of the present.

Deccan Odyssey Tour

Full Tour :   7 Nights/8 Days Ex.Mumbai( Bombay )

Note :   You may book minimum part 3 Nights journey also viz .Mumbai/Goa etc

Welcome aboard the Central India version of Palace on wheels,departing weekly from Mumbai (every Wednesday from October to April) & amongst others covers Golden Beaches of Goa ,World Heritage site of Ajanta-Ellora Cave Temples ,Sewagram Ashram of Mahtama Gandhi. On Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train,you have choice to book Deluxe Cabins Or Presidential Suites & avail on-board facilities of Bar lounge,Spa,Gymnasium,Business Centre,Conference Saloon & Dining cars.

The total trip is for 7 Nights/8 Days,but you have option to book minimum 2 nights part journey also viz. from Mumbai to Goa

Tariff & Schedule of Deccan Odyssey

2010/11 Season Train Schedule
Deccan Odyssey Departure Schedule 2010-2011


Depart Date

  September 2010


  November 2010


  January 2011


  February 2011


  March 2011


  April 2011


Note :   Option to book for 2 Nights minimum part journey also.viz.Mumbai/Goa

- Option to book for part journey also .viz .2 Nights Mumbai/Goa & 5 nights Goa/Mumbai etc.
- Deccan Odyssey Train will operate, subject to minimum 25 passengers
- For other dates of the month,the Train is being run on a different Mumbai/New Delhi/Mumbai tour circuit –under brand name The Indian Maharaja deccan Odyssey.

COST PER PERSON (April, 2011)


Lean Season
September 2010 & April 2011

Peak Season
October 2010 to March 2011

In Deluxe Cabin



  Single Occupancy

US $ 500

US $ 650

  Double Occupancy

US $ 390

US $ 500

  Triple Occupancy

US $ 315

US $ 425




  Single Occupancy

US $ 750

US $ 950

  Double Occupancy

US $ 650

US $ 800

Triple Occupancy

US $ 535

US $ 660


  • Add 2.58% GST Tax Extra
  • Add 10% Holiday surcharge for Xmas-eve & New Year eve departs
  • Children<5 yrs are complimentary without bed
  • Children<12 yrs are charged 50% of Adult rate

Cost Includes:
Travel aboard luxury train in comfort of A/c sleeping chambers with private washrooms & showers;Daily three meals;Prepaid Group sightseeing tours with English Speaking Guides;monument entrance fee & bottled drinking water.

Extra Costs (Not Included):  
Hotel Stay Or Airport transfers in Mumbai ;Water spports arrangement in Tarkarli Or Goa;Alcoholic & Non alcoholic beverages;laundry;tour insurance;use of business centre & spa facilities & all other expenses of personal nature.

Booking Procedure :  
(1) Bookings will be accepted against receipt of Names & Nationality of all passengers
(2) We require minimum 20% advance payment to hold booking on definite basis.
(3) Full payment must reach us atleast 35 days before tour date.
(4) You may book Minimum Three Nights part journey etc. OR Full 7 Nights tour.

Mode of Payment :  
(a) Online authorization by MasterCard & Visa Credit Cards
(b) swift wire transfer
(c) Indians can deposit cheque in Nearest ICICI Bank A/C

Cancellation Rules & Charges :
1. Any amendments in tour dates are treated as cancellation requests.  
2. Deccan Odyssey Train Tour bookings are Non-endorsable.
3. Action on cancellation will only be proceeded on receipt of written request.
4. MINIMUM 5% of Tour cost will be charged ,if cancellation request received more than 65 days in advance.
5. MINIMUM 20% of Tour cost will be charged ,if cancellation request received more than 35 days in advance
6. MINIMUM 50% of Tour cost will be charged , if cancellation request received more than 16 in advance
7. 100% of Tour cost will be charged ,if cancellation request less than 16 days in advance