8 Day Deccan Odyssey
8 Day Deccan Odyssey
Spend seven nights onboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey as your travel across India by rail, taking in World Heritage Sites, marvelling at the Taj Mahal, cruising on Lake Pichola and seeking out Tigers in the Ranthambore National Park as part of an action-packed itinerary that will create lifelong memories.
Tour highlights
  • Travel in luxury on the Deccan Odyssey, one of India’s premier rail journeys
  • Visit the impressive cave complexes at Ellora and Ajanta
  • Tour the famous City Palace complex in Udaipur and cruise across Lake Pichola
  • Enjoy a safari in the Ranthambore National Park and look for tigers before high tea at a former royal hunting lodge
  • Marvel at the majestic Amber Fort as you visit the Pink City of Jaipur
  • Be astonished by India’s most famous landmark as you explore the Taj Mahal
Tour Only from
Tour Inc. Flight from
Itinerary Inclusions Exclusions Check dates & prices Request a quote
8 day Deccan Odyssey - click to expand
Click to expand
Click to expand
Click to expand
Click to expand
Tour Only from
Tour Inc. Flight from
Day 1: Mumbai – Aurangabad
Your trip starts in Mumbai, where you board the Deccan Odyssey for eight days exploring India onboard one of its most luxurious trains. After check-in and welcome drinks, you’ll head out of the station to start your journey in the late afternoon with dinner served onboard.
  • Deccan Odyssey (D)
Day 2: Aurangabad
Spend the day exploring the area around Aurangabad, with the chance to take in the sights of ancient art and architecture. You’ll visit the impressive Ellora Caves to marvel at the array of shrines that represent Buddhist, Jain and Hindu religions, with the art found within dating back as far as the fifth century. Amongst the caves is the Kailasa Temple, which is regarded as the most famous thanks to its elaborate workmanship and impressive rock-cut architecture. The afternoon will be spent at leisure on return to the train before departing for Jalgaon.
  • Deccan Odyssey (B,L,D)
Day 3: Ajanta
Following breakfast onboard, you’ll head to the Ajanta Caves to marvel at the 30 Buddhist cave monuments that have been carved from the rocks, and which are now seen as masterpieces of Buddhist religious art because of the paintings and sculptures found within. The afternoon will be spent at leisure back on the train.
  • Deccan Odyssey (B,L,D)
Day 4: Udaipur
The morning is set aside for a tour of the city of Udaipur, located on the edge of Lake Pichola and one of the most scenic cities to be visited on your trip. You’ll pay a visit to the famous City Palace complex and museum before lunch back at the train. Water levels permitting, you’ll take a cruise on Lake Pichola in the afternoon and visit the Jag Mandir Palace, which is located on an island at the southern end of the lake. Dinner will be served this evening at a city hotel.
  • Deccan Odyssey (B,L,D)
Day 5: Sawai Madhopur
A day to get close to nature will see you visit the Ranthambore National Park, which is one of the Project Tiger reserves and one of the best places where you can hope to see the majestic predators in their natural environment. During safari trips, you’ll also hope to see a wide selection of other species, including wild boar, antelope and gazelles, before the day ends with high tea at the Sawai Madhopur Lodge; once the hunting lodge for the Royal Family of Jaipur.
  • Deccan Odyssey (B,L,D)
Day 6: Jaipur
Enjoy a day exploring the Pink City of Jaipur and its surroundings, starting with a trip to the famous Amber Fort; which sits on a hill overlooking Maota Lake. After exploring the myriad of courtyards and halls, you’ll enjoy lunch at a city hotel before spending time in Jaipur itself, with the highlight being time at the huge City Palace complex. You’ll also be able to spend time in the bustling local markets before departing.
  • Deccan Odyssey (B,L,D)
Day 7: Agra
Your penultimate day starts with a trip the abandoned city of Fatehphur Sikri, which was build in the 16th century before a lack of water led to the inhabitants being forced to move elsewhere. What remains is regarded as one of the best examples of architecture from the period. Following lunch in a local hotel, you’ll then head by road for Agra to visit the Taj Mahal, India’s most iconic landmark. A visit to the Agra Fort concludes the day before you head back to the Deccan Odyssey for the final leg of your journey.
  • Deccan Odyssey (B,L,D)
Day 8: Delhi
Following breakfast onboard, you’ll arrive in the Indian capital Delhi where your time on the train will come to an end.
  • (B)
  • Accommodation in double/twin bedded cabin with en suite bathrooms
  • Meals as specified with soft beverages: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
  • Valet Service
  • Guided off train excursions as illustrated in the itinerary inclusive of entrance fees, transport and services of an English speaking local guide
  • This tour also operates in reverse
  • International flights in Tour Only prices
  • Alcoholic Beverages, Soft beverages during non meal hours
  • Still, video and professional still camera fees
  • Arrival and Departure transfers

Request a Quote

Call Center Man

For a free, no obligation quote, fill in the form below. One of our expert Travel Consultants will email you all the relevant information on destinations, flights and prices.

If you would like to discuss your travel plans in more detail, call us on .

Please be assured that your personal details will be kept strictly confidential and will not be passed onto any third party. This service is only available to customers based in the UK.

Please correct the following item(s) highlighted below.

About you and your party

First Name*
Telephone Number*
Mobile Number
Email Address*
Confirm Email Address*
Number of Adults travelling*
Number of Children travelling*
Number of Infants travelling*

About your holiday

Departing From (UK Airport)*
Where would you like to go?
Multi-Centres: please give details of destination and number of nights
Departure Date*
Return Date*
Class of flight
Hotel star rating*
Number of Rooms required
How much are you looking to spend?
When do you plan to make your booking?*
Please indicate if this request is for a flight, hotel or tour.

Additional Information

Please enter any additional information you think may help us
Fields marked * are mandatory.
Please Wait...