The Deccan Odyssey - Itinerary Options

About the Train

The Deccan Odyssey is a luxury train operated by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation Ltd and Indian Railways. It offers two itineraries. The standard itinerary travels along the Konkan coast, beginning in Mumbai and stopping in Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Pune, Nasik, Aurangabad, and Ajanta and Ellora before returning to Mumbai. This itinerary leaves from Mumbai every Wednesday for its seven night tour. The Deccan Odyssey operates from September to April.

The Deccan Odyssey-Indian Maharaja journey also leaves from Delhi. You may journey from Mumbai to Delhi or from Delhi to Mumbai on alternating weeks. The Indian Maharaja is a seven night journey. It operates from late September through November. In 2012, it will operate from late January through mid April. The Indian Maharaja Itinerary takes guests from Delhi to Mumbai, with stops in Agra, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur and Aurangabad. The Deccan Odyssey has been rated by the Society of International Railway Travelers as one of the World’s Top 25 Trains. + Read More

Quick Reference

The Lounge Car

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The Deccan Odyssey Quick Reference

Each air-conditioned room has channel music, an intercom, a CD/MP3 player, and attached bathrooms.
There is a small seating area with a DVD player in each coach.

  • 13 coaches
  • 48 cabins
  • Onboard Hospitality managed by the Taj group
  • There are wheelchairs, an attendant and crutches available for the physically challenged
  • Luggage porting
  • Arrival kit with stationary, brochures and cards
  • Attendants available at all times
  • Mineral water
  • Toiletries
  • Bar serves wine, liquor and spirits of Indian and International brands
  • Lounge
  • Fully loaded mini-pantry in each coach
  • Mailbox
  • Complimentary bottle of wine
  • Arrival kit with stationary
  • Medical aid
  • Private bar car for smoking guests
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Film collection
  • Shopping opportunities
  • Conference car
  • Ayurvedic massages
  • A gym
  • Wide collection of CDs and MP3s

 Standard Cabin  Presidential Suite
  • 11 coaches
  • 44 cabins
  • 23 twin bed
  • 12 twin with bunk
  • 9 double
  • 95 square feet
  • 2 coaches
  • 4 cabins
  • 191 square feet
  • One single bed and one double bed
 Common lounge with one DVD player per coach  Private DVD player
 Single compartment  ½ of a coach
  • Master bedroom
  • Living area
 Adjoining washroom and shower with amenities  Two adjoining bathrooms and shower

Services and Amenities aboard the Train:
  • Baggage porting
  • Mailboxes
  • Paramedic
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Safes in each cabin

 Peshwa I  Peshwa II
  • Multi-course menu
  • Indian, vegetarian and Continental offerings
  • Multi-course menu
  • Indian, vegetarian and Continental offerings
 Booths  Booths
 Golden ceiling  Golden ceiling
 Silver tableware  Silver tableware
 Elaborately carved woodwork  Elaborately carved woodwork
 Colonial pinstripe and floral designs  Colonial pinstripe and floral designs
 Gold, rose, cream, green and blue hues  Gold, rose, cream, green and blue hues

The Lounge Car:
 Mumbai Hi Lounge and Bar  Conference Car  Plumeria Spa and Gym
 Full service bar
  • Business center
  • Large screen for DVDS
  • Small library
 Contains a treadmill and weights
  • Comfortable chairs
  • Tables
 Can become a dance floor
  • Ayurvedic massage available
  • Steam and beauty parlor treatments