Deccan OdysseyThe Deccan Odyssey is one of the most famous luxury trains in
India that occupies significant status in the scenic train cruise scenario.
With the capacity to carry eighty passengers aboard its lavish confinements,
the Deccan Odyssey is an outstanding example of Indian tourism option at its
The operation of Deccan Odyssey as a luxury cruise train became successful
as a result of the joint efforts of both the Indian Railway Department and
the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), who gave the opportunity
to thousands of tourists from all parts of the globe to cruise through the
scenic locales of Maharashtra on this magnificent train.
Facilities on Board
The interiors of the luxury train have been richly done to give a taste of
world-class hospitality through a touch of five star services on board. There
are a total of 21 coaches in the Deccan Odyssey, of which 11 coaches are passenger
cars, and 2 are presidential suite cars with all the best services in the
world, such as various music channels, latest music players, attached bathrooms
with options for hot and cold water, and so on. Moreover, the train comprises
of a car that can be used for conferences as well as for parties, 2 dining
cars, a lounge/bar car, and also a spa center car.
Passengers have the option to select from smoking and non-smoking suite cars.
The train has the best facilities for its passengers, taking care of their
security and other amenities through onboard generators, spare cars, telephone
and Internet connections, television, newspapers and dailies, massage center,
gym, etc. On boarding the train, the passengers are greeted with a bottle
of wine in their respective rooms and attendants are at their regular service
to take care of all their needs.
The Deccan Odyssey takes its passengers on a week long trip through some of the most exotic places of the Konkan region, including a part of Goa and northwestern Maharashtra. The tour starts on every Wednesday of the week and the train operates between the months from October to April.
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