Deccan Odyssey

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The train is scheduled in such a way that it travels through the night so that guests get to relax in 5-star comfort and arrive fresh the next morning at the next halt, to explore the destination during the day. Breakfast and dinner will be served on board while lunch will be provided at the destination. Only on the final day will lunch be served on the train adn dinner at the Taj Residency Nasik.

Tickets for the train are priced at US$ 350 per head per day and are all-inclusive, except for the drinks and use of the health spa. Catering and housekeeping on the Deccan Odyssey have been contracted to the Taj Group of hotels.

"Our priority is to sell the full 7-day package but we will consider the option of also selling segments of the journey based on the availability of seats," says Singh. The 21-coach train will have 13 saloons with 5-star facilities that will accommodate 96 passengers, two restaurants, a bar, conference room, health spa, staff accommodation and two generator cars. Each passenger saloon car comprsing of four compartments will accommodate two, making a total of eight to a carriage.

All saloons have a common lounge with a flat screen TV and the rooms are fitted with 5-star convenience including attached baths and toilets. The interior design of each coach has been inspired by the site or monument after which it has been named.

About Deccan Odyssey
The passenger coaches which were originally meant to be the personal railway coaches of t he erstwhile rulers of princely states of Rajputana, Gujarat, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Viceroy of British India. These coaches were not being used by the Indian Railways after independence in normal passenger trains on account of very rich and traditional interiors.

Deccan Odyssey (Day by Day) Tour
Includes cost of travel, all meals, escorted Sight-seeing tours in deluxe coaches, Entrance fee at monuments and palaces, cultural entertainment, Elephant ride at Jaipur, Camel ride at Jaisalmer and Boat ride at Lake Pichola, Udaipur. Tariff does not include hard drinks, laundary and other items of personal nature.


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