The Indian Odyssey is just one of six
different train journeys available aboard
the Deccan Odyssey, one of India’s most
luxurious trains. Travelling from Delhi to
Mumbai, this journey travels across the
north Indian plains, taking in the major
highlights along the way including the
Taj Mahal in Agra, the majestic forts and
palaces of Rajasthan, the Ranthambore
tiger reserve and the ancient Ellora cave
temples, amongst many others. This
tour also visits Vadodara and the royal
kitchens at the Laxmi Vilas Palace.
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Overnight flight to Delhi. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the Leela Palace in New
Delhi for an overnight stay. (N)
This evening, join the Deccan Odyssey for a
7-night journey. (B, D)
Arrive in Ranthambore and venture out on an
early morning wildlife safari. In the afternoon,
enjoy a village tour. After high tea at Sawai
Madhopur Lodge, the train will continue
onwards to Agra. (B, L, D)
Arrive into Agra, the former Mughal capital. Visit
the majestic Taj Mahal and other architectural
gems of the Mughal empire including the Agra
Fort. (B, L, D)
Explore the forts and palaces of the ‘Pink City’
of Jaipur, including a walk through the colourful
bazaars. (B, L, D)
Arrive into Udaipur this morning and visit the
magnificent City Palace complex. Later, take
a boat ride on Lake Pichola. In the afternoon,
enjoy a heritage walk through the markets of
Udaipur. (B, L, D)
Arrive in Vadodara. Visit the world heritagerecognised
Archaeological Park, the Jami Masjid mosque
and the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum. Later
today, enjoy a folk dance performance and dine
on an array of delicacies from the royal kitchens
at the Laxmi Vilas Palace. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Aurangabad and spend some
time at leisure. In the afternoon, visit the world
heritage-listed Ellora cave temples: rock cut
shrines that represent Buddhist, Hindu and Jain
forms of art. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Mumbai (Bombay), where
you will disembark. Continue to The Oberoi
Mumbai for an overnight stay. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
Featuring one of the most stylish
trains in India. Price is based on a Deluxe cabin.
Please contact Cox & Kings for a quote based on
the Presidential suite.
Please check the itinerary
when you board the train as this is subject to
change at the discretion of the operator.
The train travels between
towns during early mornings and late evenings,
allowing guests to see the scenery as the train
cuts across the Indian countryside; however, on
certain days there are overnight journeys to cover
the distances while on other days some overnight
travel is essential to follow the schedule as per
the requirements of the Indian Railways.
board the train, all transfers and excursions are
operated as a group with other passengers who
may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
For a price quote based on
alternative accommodation standards or flight
options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call
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The Deccan Odyssey train comprises 12 air-conditioned deluxe saloons. Guests are accommodated in fully air-conditioned, spacious and comfortably furnished carriages, each carriage featuring four twin- / double-bed cabins complete with modern en suite facilities. The cabins are furnished with essential modern conveniences including a flat-screen television and a telephone.
The bar car provides an ideal setting for a leisurely drink after a day's sightseeing and a comfortable place to relax and meet fellow passengers.
On board, guests can take advantage of the spa car, which has been set aside for relaxation and rejuvenation. The Deccan Odyssey also features two restaurant cars serving an array of superb Indian and international cuisine.
Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the train. Please check the itinerary when you board the train as this is subject to change, at the...
Inspired by India's glorious heritage and Lutyens' colonial style, The Leela Palace New Delhi, with gold-leafed domes, Murano glass chandeliers and hand-woven carpets from Turkey, combines classical architecture with some of the opulent features of the grand palaces of northern India. The property is set in the heart of the diplomatic enclave and its 260 rooms and suites are spacious, luxuriously furnished and equipped with state-of-the-art amenities. Four restaurants offer guests a choice of cuisines from around the world and the Library Bar serves premium spirits, wines and cocktails. Other facilities at this hotel include roof-top swimming pool, fitness centre, and a lounge bar. Designed by Jeffrey Wilkes, ESPA at The Leela Palace, spread over two levels, offers a range of treatments inspired by traditional Ayurvedic...
The Oberoi Mumbai is located in the heart of the city's central business district with Mumbai's main shopping area only a short distance away. The international airport is an hour's drive and the domestic airport a 45-minute drive from the hotel. The nearest railway links are 10-15 minutes away.
The hotel has 333 rooms and suites arranged around a large marble-floored atrium. Each room features a separate dressing area and a bathroom with separate shower. Deluxe rooms overlook the city or the ocean, premier rooms overlook the bay and suites have a view of the Arabian Sea. All rooms have a plasma satellite TV, DVD player, WiFi Internet access, electronic safe, mini bar and personalised butler service.
The hotel's facilities include 2 outdoor swimming pools, 2 fitness centres, 5 restaurants, 2 bars and the largest indoor shopping arcade in India. Guests can also choose from a rang...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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