The Deccan Odyssey is a train that has been established keeping the luxury tourism requirements in mind. The whole journey of Deccan Odyssey between Mumbai and Goa becomes an excellent experience for the travelers and tourists.
The control of the train’s operation is managed by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. However, the Ministry of Tourism and the Indian Railways are also the co-partners in the management of the Deccan Odyssey operation. And with the enhancements in the rail technology, the travelers now have the ability to easily book tickets and get Live Train Status as well.
What amenities do you get on this journey?
The train has a design that represents the royal culture of India. The ornate decoration and fort style of interior design make every carriage a palace.
With more than 20 coaches, the train offers the luxuries of the 5-star hotels. The train has a spa, fine dining restaurants, presidential suites, gym and even business facilities.
What locations does Deccan Odyssey cover?
The train has a clear route from Mumbai to Goa that goes from famous destinations such as Ratnagiri, Goa, Sindhudurg, Pune, Kolhapur, Aurangabad and Nasik. The journey of this train allows the travellers to treat their eyes with the beautiful views of temples, forts, beaches, and heritage architectures.
The train starts its journey from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai.
Sindhudurg Nagari is the next destination where you must visit the famous fort of Sindhudurg and explore the Tarkali Resort.
Goa is the next stop after Sindhudurg. The beautiful city allows you to enjoy the beaches and click pictures in churches and museums.
Kolhapur is the city of temples and palaces. Reaching here on the fourth day of the journey, you get to enjoy time at the Mahalaxmi temple and pay visit to the extraordinary New Palace and Shalini Palace as well.
Aurangabad is the destination you reach after Kolhapur. There you can spend time in the Allora caves and also visit the famous Daulatabad fort.
When you reach Bhusawal, the spot welcomes you with the opportunity to visit Ajanta caves and also spend time exploring the wildlife of the Tadoba National Park.
Nasik is the second last destination before the arrival in Mumbai. The destination is famous for mesmerising Panchavati Ghats and various temples.
Reserving a seat on the train allows you to enjoy whole travelling experience of the journey. The charges of the ticket include everything from accommodation, meals and the tour of the places. Some additional service charges are included for certain amenities.
With the online platforms, you can easily find the train seat availability and make bookings for Deccan Odyssey in advance. The train runs for a certain period from September to April end. This time period stays certain for every year except for the monsoon and hot months. Hence, it will be better if you are aware of the correct running time and make bookings in advance accordingly.