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The Indian Odyssey:

Private Travel | Non-exclusive | Rail journeys 11 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £5595 Current prices from: £5595
The Indian Odyssey is just one of five different train journeys available aboard the Deccan Odyssey, one of India’s most luxurious trains. Travel from Delhi to Mumbai (Bombay) across the north Indian plains, taking in the major highlights including the Taj Mahal, the majestic forts and palaces of Rajasthan, Ranthambore tiger reserve and the Ellora cave temples.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Boat ride on the majestic Lake Pichola in Udaipur
  • Sample secret recipes from the royal kitchens of Vadodara
  • Thrilling tiger safari in Ranthambore
  • Stay in 5-star accommodation
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Luxury Private Tour in brief

UK departure dates 2021

7th January, 28th January, 4th March, 1st April.

Day 1: Fly to Delhi

Overnight flight to Delhi. (N)

Day 2: Delhi

Arrive and transfer to the Trident Gurgaon in New Delhi for an overnight stay. (N)

Day 3: Board the Deccan Odyssey

This evening, join the Deccan Odyssey for a 7-night journey. (B, D)

Day 4: Ranthambore

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)

Day 5: Agra

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)

Day 6: Jaipur

Explore the forts and palaces of the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, including a walk through the colourful bazaars. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Udaipur

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)

Day 8: Vadodara

Arrive in Vadodara. Visit the world heritagerecognised Champaner-Pavagadh 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)

Day 9: Aurangabad • Ellora cave temples

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)

Day 10: Disembark in Mumbai

Morning arrival in Mumbai (Bombay), where you will disembark. Continue to The Trident Mumbai for an overnight stay. (B)

Day 11: Fly home


Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Non-exclusive activities:

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.

Itinerary changes:

Please check the itinerary when you board the train as this is subject to change at the discretion of the operator.

Overnight journeys:

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.

Private tour with shared activities:

When 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.

Luxury tour :

Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.

Single supplement

Available on request

Tailor-made travel:

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 enquire online.

Luxury private tour accommodation

  • Trident Gurgaon
    Trident Gurgaon

    Set in seven acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the Trident Gurgaon is characterised by domes, long walkways, inner courtyards, reflection pools and fountains. The hotel has 136 rooms, which include a Presidential suite and six executive suites, overlooking the garden, courtyards and pools.

Luxury private tour extensions

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £5595 per person

High season from £5595 per person


Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • 5-star de luxe accommodation
    • 7 nights on board the Deccan Odyssey in a Deluxe en suite twin cabin
    • Flexible - extensions, room/cabin & flight upgrades available
    • International flights
    • Private arrival & departure transfers
    • All meals & soft drinks included during the train journey
    • Butler service
    • Guided off-train excursions as specified
    • All entrance fees & still camera fees included
    • Porterage at stations

Destinations on this tour

  • Delhi

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  • Mumbai (Bombay)

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