4. Deccan Odyssey
The Deccan Odyssey is a luxury train modelled on the Palace on Wheels. The royal train is one of Asia’s leading luxury trains. It was flagged off on January 17, 2004 from Mumbai. An endeavour undertaken by the Maharashtra Government and the Ministry of Railways, the train covers regions of central & western India and rides through the hinterlands of Maharashtra, the majestic Western Ghats, into the Deccan Plateau and Konkan regions of the vast and diverse continent of India. Deccan Odyssey will immerse your senses to soak in India’s vibrant hues, embarking on a majestic sail unfurling a valiant past of the legendary Marathas that will transcend you into a bygone era. The enchanting train has 6 fastidiously designed journeys to offer to its guests, that traverse through the diverse topography of India-lush landscapes, valleys, crowded cities and wide farm fields that stretch across the length and breadth of the exotic and bewitching landscape of Incredible India. The train operates on a careful selection of itinerary of India’s six most beautiful gems for you to explore in just 8 days and 7 nights. Each journey has a unique name which includes Indian Sojourn, Hidden Treasures of Gujarat, Indian Odyssey, Maharashtra Wild Trail, Maharashtra Splendor and Jewels of the Deccan.
The main places covered by the train are: Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Maharashtra, Ajanta, Ellora, Aurangabad, Ranthambore, Goa, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Gujarat etc and many more depending on the package you select. The pricing of the train ride varies from US$6734-US$14584. Different itineraries of the train run throughout the year.