Read in Your Language:
24 x 7 helpline: 00 91 987 357 9007

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

Embark on a journey, offering you eight days of regal sojourn that takes you to the most sought after destinations such as Rajasthan, Agra and Delhi. An expedition to the colourful desert land by Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is truly an unforgettable experience. The luxury train allows you to visit majestic forts and palaces, varied landscapes, diverse cultures and vibrant colours of the Rajasthan. The highlights of the train include its exemplary interiors, delicious meals, expensive wines and above all, personalized service by the 'Khidmatgars' or attendants. Flagging off from Delhi, the luxury train takes you to the wonderful destinations of Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Chittorgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur and Bharatpur. This is the perfect opportunity for you to experience the royal grandeur of Rajput kings. The train also enables you to explore the erstwhile Mughal capital Agra along with the architectural marvel of Taj Mahal.

History

This luxury train is the result of the success of Palace on Wheels, therefore, the concept, itineraries, design and facilities of the train is inspired from the luxury train. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels commenced its royal journey in January 2009. The royal train is a joint venture of the Indian Railways & Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC). The train promises to serve the best of hospitality and the elegance of the bygone era.

India Gate

Delhi - Safdarjung Station

Day-1, Sunday, Departure 16.30 PM

Delhi The luxurious Royal Rajasthan on Wheels takes you through a seven day exploration of the vibrant Rajasthan. The magic of the splendid journey begins at New Delhi and prepares you to weave the fabric of delightful imagination becoming reality over the next seven days. Your royal journey begins from Delhi and takes you through various erstwhile princely states.
Welcome on board at Delhi with the ceremonial greetings at the safdarjung station with traditional aarti and tika with garlanding and some mock tails to refresh your selves. After check in, you would be escorted to the respective cabins. Feel the difference of the World in the moving Palace which empowers luxury and tradition hand to hand.


Jodhpur

Day-2, Monday, Arrive at 09.15 AM. Breakfast on board | Departure 17.10 PM

Jodhpur the second largest city of the state of Rajasthan is famous for its magnificent Meharangarh fort. Another example of Rajput glory is the Jaswant Thada built in 1899.
Lunch at the beautiful 5 star deluxe heritage hotel & dinner on board.


Udaipur

Day-3, Tuesday, Arrival 08.00 AM Breakfast on board | Departure 14.30 PM

Water marked by whimsy & splendor, the Venice of the holds stage as one of India’s truly seductive cities. Udaipur is an international destination unto itself, packed with princeliness & passion, Udaipur is raw Rajput dreaming, with palaces, haveils gardens & temples at every turn. Visit to the beautiful princely city palace. Lunch at 5 star hotel & in the afternoon followed by a trip to crystal gallery.


Chittorgarh
Golden Fort

Day-3, Tuesday, Arrival 16.45 AM |   Departure 22.00 PM

The story is a saga of valor, tenacity & sacrifice. The fort of Chittorgarh is a treasure trove of history & offers to the traveler an insight into the life of the great Rajput rulers. The victory tower or Vijay Stambh is one of the main tourist attractions of the fort. Gaumukh reservoir & the palace of queen Padmini are important spots to the south of the Rana Kumbha palace. The light & sound programme is shown at the fort.
Dinner on board/ Hotel Panna with cultural programme.


Sawai Madhopur

Day-4, Wednesday, Arrival 05.30 AM Breakfast on board or Hotel Vinayak | Departure 11.00 AM

Located in the eastern part of Rajasthan, Sawai Modhupur’s claim to fame today is the Ranthambore Fort & Ranthambore National Park. Visit the national park to catch a glimpse of the majestic tigers roaming around in the open wilderness & also pay a visit to the imposing fort to turn a page in the history of Rajasthan. There is also a temple on route the park by the name of Amareshwar Mohadeo temple which can be visited by tourist.

Lunch on board

Jaipur
Tiger at Ranthambhore National Park

Day-4, Wednesday, Arrival 13:15 PM | Departure 22.15 PM

Welcome by caparisoned elephants & sweet music of the auspicious ‘Shehnai’. Watch the awesome ‘Hawa Mahal’ (the palace of winds), elephants ride at amber fort, shopping of centuries old object de arts & other items.
Lunch at a 5 star hotel / on board & visit to the city palace residence of the erstwhile maharaja of Jaipur which houses a museum of amazing centuries-old artifacts & the observatory built by the founder of jaipur maharaja Sawai jai Singh-ii who himself was noted astronomer.
Dinner hotel jai Mahal palace with cultural program.


Khajuraho

Day-5, Thursday, Arrival 11.00 AM Breakfast on board | Departure 18.30 PM

The 9th to 12th century temples of Khajuraho is the evidences of the architectural geniuses during the times of chandela dynasty. situated in Madhya Pradesh, India, Khajuraho oozes with passion, eroticism, dance & music & other finesses of creative arts depicted in sculpture & images of the temples were built in north Indian ‘Nagara’ style of architure, though only 20 of them have survived the rough weather conditions over long years of time. Guest will take on visit of temples & museum.


Lunch at 5-star hotel & dinner on board

Varanasi (Banaras)

Day-6, Friday, Arrival 06.00 AM |   Departure 18.00 PM

Varanasi is the oldest city of the world. Varanasi is more than 3000 years old & is famous as the city of temples. In Varanasi, there are temples at every few paces. Jyotirlinga Visvanatha temple or golden temple, rebuilt in 1776, is dedicated to the lord Shiva. The Jnana Vapi well (meaning ‘well of wisdom) is believed to have been dug by lord Shiva himself. The Ganga Ghats (river front) are the most popular pilgrimage spot of Varanasi & are centers of music & learning. The holy city has been a symbol of spiritualism, philosophy & mysticism for thousands of years & has produced great saints & personalities like Gautama Buddha, Mahavira, Kabir, Tulsi das, Shankaracharaya, Ramanuja & Patanjali.
Lunch at 5-star hotel & dinner on board. Sightseeing include visit to Ghats, Maha Aarti, temples & Buddhist Temples at Saarnath.


Agra, Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

Day-7, Saturday, Arrival 05.00 AM Breakfast on board | Departure 23.00 PM

Agra is one of the prominent destinations of the world tourism map with two heritage monuments visiting Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. It is a vibrant centre of culture, art & religious philosophies that have enriched mankind & shaped human thought over centuries. Agra is famous for handicrafts products such as Inlay work on marvel, leather work, footwear, brass-wear, carpets, Jewellery, Zari & embroidery work.

Lunch at 5-star hotel & dinner on board.

Delhi

Day-8, Sunday, Arrival 04.00 AM Breakfast on board. Check out time 07.45 AM

Tour end at Delhi.

 

Tariff

The rates valid from October 2015 to March 2016
Season 2016-17 & 2018
Prices in US$  Price IN INR 
Occupancy Oct 2016 to March 2017 & oct 2017 to March  2018 Oct 2016 to March 2017 & oct 2017 to March  2018 Description
Deluxe cabin Single  US$ 900 per night INR 54000 per night Single Cabin
Double/Twin US$ 675 per person per night INR 40500 per person per night TWN Sharing Cabin
Super Deluxe cabin(suite) US$ 1800 per person per night INR 108000 per person per night Super Deluxe Suite

 

10% of the tariff for the children upto 5 years of age.
Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years of age.
(Age proof of children is to be furnished, which is required at the time of issuance of tickets)

Please Note
  • Government of India service tax of 3.09% shall be levied on the tariff.
  • US$ 15 per pax per trip shall be charged against the payment of commercial taxes in addition to the tariff.
  • 10% surcharge will be levied on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas and New Year.
Inclusions
  • Deluxe cabin with attached bath
  • All meals, including tea, coffee and mineral water
  • Safari into the Jungles of Ranthambore by Canter
  • Jeep or Elephant ride at Amber Fort of Jaipur
  • Cultural program followed by dinner at Jaipur
  • Transport for sightseeing with Deluxe Coaches
  • Entrance fee to monuments and museums
  • English speaking guides
Exclusions
  • Liquor, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, Business Car
  • Facilities, Spa Car Facilities and other items of personal nature

Booking Policy

    In case of FITs:
  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 60 days prior to departure.
    In case of Group:
  • 50% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Remaining 50% of ticket value 75 days prior to departure.
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellation must be advised by Fax/E-mail/Letter to The Luxury Trains. On cancellation, refund will be made.• Certain amount of the ticket value will be deducted as follows.
    In case of FITs
  • 5% of ticket value 60 days or more prior to departure.
  • 20% of ticket value between 45 to 59 days prior to departure.
  • 50% of ticket value between 30 to 44 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of ticket value between 30 days prior to departure.
    In case of Group
  • 20% of ticket value 89 days prior to departure.
  • 50% of ticket value between 88 to 31 days.
  • 100% of ticket value between 30 days prior to departure.
* Train tariff / Tour Itinerary subject to change without notice.

Schedule

The train offers a eight day and seven night journey to the royal land of Rajasthan. Starting from Safdarjung Railway Station in Delhi, it takes one complete day to cover each destination including Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur & Chittorgarh, Udaipur, and Bharatpur & Agra.

2016, 17, 18

Jan, 2016   3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Jan, 2017   1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jan, 2018   7, 14 , 21, 28
Feb, 2016   7, 14, 21, 28 Feb, 2017   5, 12, 19, 26 Feb, 2018   4, 11 , 18, 25
Mar, 2016   6, 13, 20, 27 Mar, 2017   5, 12 , 19, 26 Mar, 2018   4, 11 , 18, 25
Oct, 2016   2 , 9 , 16, 23, 30 Oct, 2017   1 , 8 , 15, 22,29  
Nov, 2016   6, 13 , 20 , 27 Nov, 2017   5 , 12 , 19 , 26  
Dec, 2016   4, 11, 18, 25 Dec, 2017   3, 10, 17, 24,31  

Facilities

Royal Accommodation

The train Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, offers you two types of accommodation:


Bravura Suite

This princely saloon is especially designed for spacious living with the comfort of royal suite. Some basic features of this suite include silk and velvet bedsheets, perfectly carved wooden furniture, ottoman, sofa-chairs, writing table and colour-coordinated draperies. It is named after the Emerald and Diamond, the two precious stones.


Deluxe Saloon – The Extraordinary Suite

This serves as your personal imperial chamber, especially meant for the contemporary style living. Besides the silk furnishings, the room is beautifully adorned with co-ordinated colour schemes and world class furniture. Equipped with all the modern and luxurious amenities, the rooms follow three different themes in hues of precious jewels such as Ruby, Sapphire and Pearl. They are named as Hawa Mahal, Surya Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Moti Mahal, Jal Mahal, Sukh Mahal, Padmini Mahal, Phool Mahal, Kishori Mahal, Jogi Mahal, Kumbha Palace, Lalgarh Palace and Umaid Palace.

Attendants

There are many attendants or 'Khidmatgars' to take care of your need and comfort.

Restaurant

A wide variety of mouth-watering delicacies are available in the two restaurants of the train, Sheesh Mahal and Swarn Mahal. Indian, Continental, Rajasthani and Chinese cuisines are served here with warm hospitality.

Sheesh Mahal is a fine family dining place adorned with marvelous floor lamps, wooden furniture crystal pelmets and crystal showpieces. The other restaurant, Swarn Mahal is designed based on a theme of gold and brass.

Bar

Both the restaurants, Sheesh Mahal and Swarn Mahal have a bar corner. These well-stocked bars serve you the selected brands of Aperitif, Whiskey, Malt, Scotch, Vodka, Rum, Cognac, Wines and Champagne.

Souvenirs

The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels offers numerous products and apparels, which are designed to suit your choice and interest. You can select from a wide range of Beer Mug, Leather Photo Frame, Emboss Leather Jewellery Box, T-shirt, Caps, Cruet Set and Old Paper Notebook with Train Painting.

Hospitality

At Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, the gracious hospitality is bound to leave you speechless. Your experience at the regal train will be doubled by the warm welcome and the diligent service. The meticulously trained attendants, your Khidmatgars will serve

Splendid Saloons

The 13 deluxe coaches have been rightly named after the famous palaces of Rajasthan. Namely, Hawa Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Surya Mahal, Moti Mahal, Sukh Mahal, Jal Mahal, Padmini Mahal, Kishori Mahal, Phool Mahal, Jogi Mahal, Kumbha Palace, Umaid Palace.

Transport

For a comfortable sightseeing experience, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels will provide AC buses for the passengers in deluxe saloons and cars for passengers in super-deluxe saloon.

Other Facilities

  • Nationals and Magazines are available on board
  • Laundry service is available on board to serve you better.
  • A separate safe is provided in your cabin to store your valuables.
  • Electric sockets are available inside the train
  • Mail box is provided aboard
  • Largest windows than any train running on Indian tracks
  • Wi-fi connectivity is available
  • Temperature control facility in Super Deluxe Saloons
  • Business Center, Board Room and Fitness Centers are available
  • Spa and recreation facilities are available
  • AC buses and cars for sightseeing experience
  • Channel music system and public address system
  • Get engrossed with a range of board-games and a variety of books on the train
  • Foreign exchange counters at hotel counters
  • 110/120 V electric sockets in Train.
  • Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is a no smoking train.
  • Channel music system and public address system.

Attraction

When you are travelling with the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, you can be sure of a memorable experience throughout the journey. It offers you an opportunity to catch the glimpses of rich culture of Rajasthan. To begin with, the travellers are accorded a welcome fit for kings.

As soon as, the train arrives at Jaipur, the passengers are treated to melodious recitals of Shehnai.

You can enjoy dance and song performances on board. Some popular names of cultural programmes include Ghoomar Dance (A community dance), Chari Dance (Dancing with a pot on one's head), Kachhi Godhi (Men dancing with dummy horses), Fire Dance (dancing with the fire), Terah Thali (dancing with Chau-tara instrument) and Kalbelia Dance (A vigorous and graceful dance movements).

Deccan Odyssey Train

Uniquely exhibiting its Midas Touch, the Deccan Odyssey Train Tour in India flaunts royalty, magnificence and re-discovery with excellence. Embark on the bygone era of primacy and romance with the auspicious journeys mapped by the Deccan Odyssey. Modelled on the tourism initiative of 'Palace on Wheels', it now includes the magical destinations of Mumbai, Nashik, Shirdi, Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Vadodara, Kolhapur, Goa, Aurangabad, Tadoba, Ajanta Caves, Little Rann of Kutch, Hampi, Hyderabad and other eminent locations.

Carving its way across the very heart of India, the journey with Deccan Odyssey Train showcases the best sun-kissed beaches of India, exquisite forts and palaces built with indelible accomplishments along with a blend of religious-spiritual aura. The recent addition in the worldly recognised itinerary of Deccan Odyssey includes Spiritual Sahyadri, Soul Quest, Indian Odyssey, Maharashtra Splendour, Indian Sojourn, Indian Soiree, Hidden Treasures of Gujarat, Golden Treasure, Jewels of the Deccan and Maharashtra Wild Trail.

Fondly called as 'India's Blue Train, the Deccan Odyssey includes 21 royally appointed coaches. Along with catering to the guests, these coaches are also utilised for innumerable purposes such as health spa, lounge, conference and dining. One can smell the ambience and feel the touch of the imperial carriages used by the Maharajas.

This 'Blue Limousine on Rolling Wheels,' endows a superlative experience, garnering the dreams of many with a touch of magical reality. So be it a UNESCO world heritage site, palatial residence or the vineyard, all these aforementioned destinations are revealed with a majestic touch.

History

Deccan Odyssey was an initiative of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC). MTDC joined hands with the famous Taj Group of Hotels and created the magnificent Deccan Odyssey. Well equipped with all the modern amenities, this luxury train offers a truly wonderful experience.
Though the Railway Ministry signed a MOU for the luxury train with MTDC in February 2001 but it received a green signal by the ICF (Integral Coach Factory) only in May 2002. The design for the train coaches was finalized in five months. It took another five months to complete their construction. Finally this luxury train started its first journey on January 16th,  2004 from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus(CST)Mumbai.


Indian OdysseyTaj Mahal

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Covered: New Delhi - Sawai Madhopur - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Vadodara  - Mumbai

Day 01

Board the train at the Delhi Cantt station and begin your enchanting journey, heading to the home of Tigers – Ranthambore.

Day 02

Arrive at Ranthambore and spend a day in the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, once the private hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur. Enjoy adventurous morning and afternoon safaris at the Reserve.Taj Mahal

Day 03

Today the train arrives at the Mughal citadel of Agra. Visit the iconic Taj Mahal, and other architectural gems of the Mughal Empire; the Itmad-ud-Daullah and the impressive Agra Fort.

Day 04

Arrive at the historic capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur, often called the Pink City. Explore the forts and palaces with a walk through the colorful bazaars of this beautiful city. Enjoy a special dinner in the evening.

Day 05 Taj Mahal

This morning reach Jodhpur, the Blue City. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Market and the magnificent Meherangarh Fort, famous for its several palaces with fabulous views of the city.

Day 06

Arrive at the princely city of Udaipur. Visit the famous City Palace which houses the spectacular Crystal Gallery followed by an enthralling walk through the quaint streets of the Old City. Complete the tour with a boat cruise on the tranquil waters of Lake Pichola.

Day 07

Taj MahalToday you arrive at the Royal city of the Gaekwads, Vadodara. Visit the famous Champaner - Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a World Heritage site, the magnificent Jami Masjid and the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum. Witness a scintillating folk dance performance, as you savour a wide array of delicacies from the Royal kitchens at the Laxmi Vilas Palace.

Day 08

Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.


Highlights

  • Visit India’s architectural wonders and World Heritage Sites in Agra, Vadodara, Jaipur and Ranthambore
  • Relish secret recipes from the royal kitchens of Vadodara and Rajasthan
  • Experience the thrill of a safari in search of the elusive Tiger at Ranthambore
  • Indulge in retail therapy visiting the colourful and bustling bazaars of the royal cities of Rajasthan

Maharashtra Splendor

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Cevered: Mumbai - Aurangabad - Tadoba - Nashik - Kolhapur - Goa - Mumbai

Day 01 Taj Mahal

This evening, arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and board your train on a mesmerizing voyage through the Maratha heartland.

Day 02

Proceed to visit Ellora Caves, a World Heritage site. A unique  artistic  creation,  with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India. Visit BiBi- Ka-Maqbara, a replica of the Taj Mahal.

Day 03 Taj Mahal

Arrive at the Tadoba Tiger Reserve and spend an adventurous day with morning and afternoon safaris into the Reserve.

Day 04

Arrive at Jalgaon railway station and drive to Ajanta Caves, a World Heritage site. These magnificent caves have exquisite ancient murals & sculptures that depict the life of Buddha.

Day 05

Arrive in Nashik and proceed for a Champagne tour followed by lunch.

Day 06 Taj Mahal

Arrive at Kolhapur, a multifaceted city with a mythical past. Visit the New Palace, the Mahalaxmi Temple and the Town Hall museum. Witness a traditional martial arts performance known as “Mardani Khel”.

Day 07 

Arrive in Goa, known for its beaches, churches, and temples. Take a tour of Old Goa, visiting the St. Augustine Church & the Basilica of Bom Jesus. Walk through the old Latin Quarters known as Fontanhas.

Day 08

Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.


Highlights
  • Explore the jewels of ancient Indian architecture, the wondrous cave temples of Ajanta & Ellora along the western seaboard, both World Heritage Sites
  • Experience two game drives through Tadoba Tiger Reserve where you get an opportunity to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger as well as various other species of birds and mammals
  • Visit the New Palace, witness the “Mardani Khel” martial art of the Marathas
  • A Wine Tour of Nashik
  • Taste spicy Goan cuisine and visit a 400 year old Portuguese villa, a slice of living history

Indian Sojourn

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Cevered: New Delhi -  Sawai Madhopur -  Jaipur -  Agra -  Sanchi -  Aurangabad -  Mumbai

Day 01 Taj Mahal

Board the train at the Delhi Cantt station and begin your enchanting  journey,  heading to the home of Tigers – Ranthambore.

Day 02

Arrive at Ranthambore and spend  a day in the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve,  once the private hunting ground  of  the Maharajas of Jaipur. Enjoy adventurous morning and afternoon safaris at the Reserve, looking for the elusive big cats.

Day 03

Arrive at the historic capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur, often called the Pink City. Explore the forts and palaces with a walk through the colorful bazaars of this beautiful city. Enjoy a special dinner in the evening.

Day 04 Taj Mahal

Today the train arrives at the Mughal citadel of Agra. Visit the iconic Taj Mahal, and other architectural gems of the Mughal Empire; the Itmad-ud-Daullah  and  the  impressive Agra Fort.

Day 05

This morning arrive at the  Buddhist city of Sanchi. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage site, admiring the well preserved and near to perfect stupas built over a period of thirteen hundred years from the 3rd century BC to the 12th century AD.

Day 06 Taj Mahal

Arrive in the western state of Maharashtra. Unravel the fascinating treasures of the Ajanta Caves, admiring the religious traditions and heritage represented through frescoes and murals on the walls of the caves.

Day 07

Today you arrive at Daulatabad. Visit the  architectural  splendour,  Ellora Caves.  The most outstanding monument is the Kailasha Templecarvedoutofagiantmonolithconsidered to be one of the finest  examples  of  rock cut architecture.

Day 08

Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.


Highlights

  • Enjoy the architectural marvels and World Heritage Sites in Agra and Jaipur
  • Admire Buddhist Relics at World Heritage Sites in Sanchi and Aurangabad
  • Get an adrenaline rush searching for the elusive Tiger at Ranthambore
  • Shop for great bargains at the colourful and bustling bazaars of the royal city of Jaipur

Hidden Treasures of Gujarat

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Cevered: Mumbai - Vadodara - Bhavnagar - Sasan Gir - Little Rann of Kutch - Modhera  - Ahmedabad - Delhi

Day 01 Taj Mahal

Board the train at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati  Shivaji  Terminus  and  begin your enchanting journey to the royal city of the Gaekwads, Vadodara.

Day 02

Drive to the World Heritage site of Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, an ancient town full of ruins. Enjoy high tea at the magnificent Laxmi Vilas Palace – the exquisite residence of the Royal family.

Day 03

The train arrives at Bhavnagar. Enjoy an excursion to Palitana, famed for its spectacular cluster of Jain temples exquisitely carved in marble.

Day 04

In Sasan Gir, an expert naturalist accompanies you to the national park, home to the only surviving `Lions of Asia’ and a myriad variety of birds and other creatures.

Day  05  

Enjoy  a  cross-desert  safari   across the Little Rann of Kutch looking for  wild  ass and water birds. Also, visit the settlements and villages, renowned for their traditional embroideries and weaving.

Day  06

Early  morning,  visit  the  11th  century Sun Temple and the Rani-ka-Vav step  well, the finest example of subterranean architecture for water management.  In  the  afternoon, visit the Veechar Utensils Museum exhibiting utensils dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization followed by a theme dinner.

Day 07

Take a tour of the serene Sabarmati Ashram, which played a pivotal role in India’s fight for freedom. Walk through the architectural wonders of the heritage city of Ahmedabad.

Day 08

Arrive in the imperial capital of Delhi, where your journey comes to an end.


Highlights
  • Visit the World Heritage Site of Champaner-Pavagadh
  • Admire the historic monuments at Palitana and Modhera
  • A Kodak moment with the Asiatic Lions in Sasan Gir

Jewels of the Deccan

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Cevered: Mumbai - Badami - Aihole -  Pattadakal - Hampi - Bijapur - Hyderabad - Mumbai

Day 01 Taj Mahal

Board the train at the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and begin your enchanting journey to Badami.

Day 02

Arrive at Badami and spend an exciting day exploring temples and ancient settlements in Aihole and Pattadakal.

Day 03

This morning visit the rock  cut  caves and sculptured temples in Badami. Later the train departs for Hospet.

Day 04

Today the train reaches  Hospet.  Visit the  iconic  City  of  Victory,  Hampi.   Explore the sacred and royal centre’s, palaces and impressive temples.

Day 05

Arrive at historic capital of the Sultans of the Deccan, Bijapur. Explore the citadel, visiting its beautiful buildings and tombs.

Day 06

This morning, you disembark in the Royal city of the Nizams,  Hyderabad.  Enjoy an excursion to Pochampally, visiting the weaver’s colony and witness the dying of yarn and the intricate art of ikat tie and dye weaving. In the evening, visit the famous Charminar, walking through bustling and colorful  streets.

Day 07

This morning explore the magnificent ruins of the Golconda Fort. In the afternoon the train continues her journey to Mumbai.

Day 08

Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.

Highlights

  • Visit the iconic symbols and UNESCO World heritage Sites in Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal and Hampi
  • Experience the culinary delights of  the Nizams of Hyderabad
  • Stroll through the colorful and bustling bazaars of Hyderabad and pick up some souvenirs

Maharashtra Wild Trail

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Cevered: Mumbai - Ajanta - Nagzira - Tadoba - Aurangabad - Mumbai

Taj MahalDay 01

This evening, arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji   Terminus   and   board   your    train on a mesmerizing voyage through the Maratha  heartland.

Day 02

Arrive at Jalgaon railway station and drive to Ajanta Caves, a World Heritage site. These magnificent caves  have  exquisite ancient murals & sculptures that depict  the life of Buddha.

Day 03 Tiger at Ranthambhore

Arrive Gondia and drive  to  Nagzira wildlife sanctuary also known as the “Green Oasis”. Enjoy a game safari in the park this afternoon.

Day 04.

Early this morning proceed on another adventure into the Nagzira sanctuary. This afternoon the journey continues to Tadoba.

Day 05

Arrive at the Tadoba Tiger Reserve and spend an adventurous day with morning and afternoon safaris into the Reserve.

Day 06 Tiger at Ranthambhore

Today visit Ellora Caves, a World Heritage site. A unique  artistic  creation, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism  and  Jainism,  it  illustrates  the spirit  of  tolerance  that  was  characteristic  of ancient  India.  Visit  Bibi-Ka-Maqbara,  a  replica of the Taj Mahal.

Day 07

This morning visit some of the famous sights of the old city including a Himroo factory.

Day 08

Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.


Highlights
  • The wondrous and fascinating cave temples of Ajanta & Ellora along the western seaboard of India, both World Heritage sites, showcasing the ancient skill of India’s painters and sculptors
  • Thrilling game drives in the wildlife parks of Tadoba Tiger Reserve and Nagzira wildlife sanctuary where you get an opportunity to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger as well as various other species of birds and mammals.

Tour tariff

Deccan Odyssey Programs – Year 2016 -17

Per Cabin Per Journey Price for 7 Nights / 8 Days Journey

Rooming Single Occupancy Twin/Double Occupancy 02 Children
(in a separate Cabin)
Deluxe Cabin $ 5,810 $ 8,386 $ 6290
Presidential Suite $ 12,579 $ 12,579 $ 6290
  • All Costs are in US Dollars
  • The above costs are per cabin per Journey
  • Presidential Suite can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (Applicable for Children below 12 years)
  • Government Service tax of 3.09% is additional and will be charged extra on the published tariff
  • Prices are subject to change incase of any amendment in the routing or other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.
  • Child rates are applicable from 6 to 12 years.
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabin with en suite bathrooms
  • Soft Beverages during meals(B, L,D)
  • Valet Service
  • Still Camera fees
  • Guided off train excursions and game drives as illustrated in the itinerary - inclusive of entrance fees, park fees, transport and services of an English speaking local guide
Exclusions:
  • Taxes, Insurance , Gratuities
  • Laundry, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft beverages during non meal hours
  • Video and professional Still Camera fees
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • International and Domestic air tickets
  • Pre and Post tour accommodation and any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as a part of the journey
Payment & Cancellation Terms

Payment:
  • 20% of the ticket value atthe time of booking
  • 80% of the ticket value 45 days before the departure date
Cancellation:
  • Any cancellation must be advised immediately by Email and subsequently confirmed by letter to the Central Reservation Division
  • No cancellation on cancelling 60 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 20% of ticket value on cancelling 59 – 45 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 50% of ticket Value on cancelling 44 – 30 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 100% of ticket value on cancelling 29 days prior to the departure date

Schedule

Departure Dates October 2016 – September 2017

Itinerary Route From To 2016 2017
Maharashtra 7N/8D Mumbai – Nashik – Aurangabad - Ajanta – Kolhapur – Goa – Ratnagiri - Mumbai Mumbai Mumbai 01 Oct - 2016,
05 Nov, 26 - 2016,
24, 31 Dec - 2016
21 Jan - 2017,
11, 25 Feb - 2017,
18 Mar - 2017,
15, 29 Apr - 2017,
23 Sep - 2017
Hidden Treasures of Gujarat 7N/8D Mumbai – Vadodara – Bhavnagar – Sasan Gir – Little Rann of Kutch – Modhera – Nashik – Mumbai Mumbai Mumbai 5th Mar,
26th Mar
 
Indian Odyssey 7N/8D New Delhi – Sawai - Madhopur – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur – Vadodara – Aurangabad – Mumbai New Delhi Mumbai 22 Oct - 31 Oct 2016,
19 Nov - 14 Nov 2016,
17 Dec - 28 Nov 2016
14 Jan 2017,
04 Feb 2017,
08 Apr 2017
Indian Sojourn 7N/8D Mumbai – Vadodara – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Agra – Sawai Madhpur – Jaipur - Delhi Mumbai New Delhi 15 Oct - 2016,
12 Nov - 2016,
10 Dec - 2016
7, 28 Jan - 2017,
1 Apr - 2017
Jewels of the Deccan 7N/8D Mumbai – Bijapur - Badami – Hampi – Hyderabad – Aurangabad – Ajanta - Mumbai Mumbai Mumbai 20th Feb,
12th Mar,
23rd Apr
 

Facilities

Royal Accommodation

The train offers 21 coaches, out of which 13 are for passengers. These coaches are named after the historical monuments and different sites of Maharashtra. The fully air-conditioned deluxe saloons include 4 cabins with each saloon.

There are 4 Luxury Suite Cabins, 24 Twin Bedded Deluxe Cabins, 5 Double Bedded Cabins,14 Triple Bedded Cabins and 1 Cabin For Physically Challenged. Two-power Generator cars and Three Staff cars for on board staff are also available.

All the saloons are fitted with modern facilities like attached toilets, wall to wall carpeting, running hot and cold water, shower, intercom, channel music and CD/MP3 player.

Attendant

Personal attendants are available to take care of you throughout the journey.

Restaurants

The two restaurants Peshwa I and Peshwa II are there which are tastefully adorned. The restaurants serve you mouth-watering Indian, Continental, Maharashtrian, Goa and Chinese cuisines.

Bar

A well stocked bar, Mumbai High is available where passengers can taste a variety of drinks, both Indian as well as international.

Lounge

Each coach is combined with a well-maintained lounge where passengers can relax and make friends with each other.

go to top

Conference Facilities

The conference-cum- business centre with an accommodating capacity of 30 people is available. It has the facilities such as Computers with Internet connectivity, DVD players and television sets.

Shopping

A variety of beautiful handicrafts like paintings, metal ware, furniture, jewellery and fabrics can be purchased from different destinations while on the Journey.

Other Facilities and Services offered

  • Luggage Collection
  • Arrival kit
  • Personal attendant
  • Mineral water
  • Medical Aid
  • Mail Box
  • Ayurvedic Body Massage
  • Steam bath
  • Gymnasium
  • Beauty Parlour
  • Separate suite cars for smoking
  • Library with books, journals, newspapers and magazines
  • Money exchange facility/credit cards
  • Fax machines
  • Cell Phone on demand
  • Laundary Services
  • Television & Cable Connections
  • 24- Hour Room Service
  • Business Centre
  • PA System/ 6 Channel Music System
  • Fully loaded mini pantry in each coach
  • Telephone in each saloon
  • Television in each coach
  • Plasma TV in Lounge Car
  • A complimentary bottle of wine courtesy the Deccan Odyssey in all the rooms.
  • Toiletries
  • Wide collection of classic & non-classics films and music on channel.

Attractions

The conference room of the fascinating train becomes a venue for different cultural programmes held in the evenings. Passengers can enjoy the dance, music and many other cultural programmes reflecting the royal glory of Maharashtra and Goa. These exciting programmes will surely keep you entertained throughout the journey.

Maharashtra represents its rich culture to its visitors in different form of its vibrant music as well as the folk forms like lavnis, gondnals, povadas and bharuds. Many colorful festivals showcases the cultural richness of Maharashtra. On your tour with this luxury train, you get an excellent opportunity to closely see and admire this rich cultural legacy of Maharashtra.




Get Free Tour Quote

Travel Details (mandatory)
Your Name Your Email Your Country of Residence Your Phone Arrival Date
Tour Duration No. of Person(s) Destination Interested In Tour Pre-requisites Please mention your other travel requirements related to catering, accomodation and lifestyle needs.
It will help us to serve you better.
Specify Your Interest & Activities (optional)

home about us why india tour packages tour booking hotel booking utilities contact us sitemap

Copyright © 2017

Powered by: SOFTTIX