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The Deccan Odyssey
Why We Love This Train :
Location: Guests aboard the Deccan Odyssey can choose from a range of journeys around India from Delhi, Jaipur and Agra to the royal Rajasthan.
Service: From initial enquiry to disembarkation, the team at Deccan Odyssey pride themselves on warm hospitality and ensure attentive service with personal staff available around the clock.
History: This stunning luxury train has built its unmatched reputation on a decade of providing travel befitting of the Maharajas.
The Deccan Odyssey is a beautiful blue train, carving paths through the stunning cities and countryside of India. Passengers can choose from ten journeys, from three to seven nights, each with its unique itinerary packed with adventures and excursions. And after a day traversing the Sahyadri Mountains or exploring the heritage sites of Gujarat, guests will be delighted to retire to the Deccan Odyssey to unwind in luxury. With a choice of two cabin configurations, guests can choose their level of luxury, meanwhile, international and traditional local cuisine will keep palates happy across the two dining cars. The bar is the perfect spot to enjoy drinks with a view of the passing landscape, there’s a conference room for talks and lectures, a lounge, a well-equipped gymnasium, a beauty parlour and for guests really wishing to kick back, a range of treatments are available in the train’s on-board spa.
fitness center salon
meeting/conference facilities spa
Eleven of the The Deccan Odyssey’s 21 coaches are fitted with two choices of accommodation. All are elegantly decorated to reflect the environment and fitted with all the mod-cons including air conditioning, a safe and en-suite bathroom.
Four of these cozy cabins occupy each accommodation carriage with 95 square feet of private space apiece. Guests can choose between two twin beds or one double in their delightfully appointed deluxe cabin.
The four presidential suites available on-board boast some of the most luxurious accommodation on rails. With 191 square feet, of sumptuous, spacious living space, guests will enjoy relaxing in their own private sanctuary with twin or double bed configuration.
Simply everything is taken care of on the Deccan Odyssey and guests will want for nothing. They can take a seat in the lounge, enjoy a talk in the conference room, work out in the gym, or relax in the spa and salon.
For business passengers and those seeking to keep up-to-date, the conference car is fully-equipped for meetings and presentations with wifi and projection capabilities.
Guests looking for a little peace and quiet can take a seat in the lounge, enjoy the scenery, catch up on television shows or browse the wide range of books available for a peaceful afternoon of reading.
For a little pampering, nothing beats a beauty treatment and guests wishing to look their best can make an appointment at the beauty salon to ensure they are dazzling for dinner.
Spa and gym
Guests wishing to maintain their physical well-being will enjoy a workout in the well-equipped gym while those wishing to unwind can choose between a range of traditional ayurvedic treatments in the spa, or simply relax in the steam room.
Dining aboard the Deccan Odyssey is a pleasure. Foodies will be delighted by the gourmet international dishes from India, the Orient and beyond, while socialites will enjoy a glass of fine wine with fellow passengers in the elegant bar.
The Deccan Odyssey’s on-board bar is decked out with sumptuous fabrics and boasts wide, long windows from which to enjoy the stunning surroundings with an expertly mixed cocktail or something from the extensive wine list.
Peshwa I and Peshwa II
The train’s tastefully decorated dining rooms reflect the care with which the delicious meals are prepared and the attention to detail with which they are served, by elegant waiters dressed in traditional attire.