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 Trident Gurgaon 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 Trident
Mumbai for an overnight stay. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
While on board the
train, all transfers and excursions are operated
as a group with other passengers who may or
may not be Cox & Kings clients.
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.
Book by 30 Sep 2018 and
save an additional £150 per person on Deccan
Odyssey train journeys.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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