Deccan Odyssey Maharashtra Splendor

Since the advent of the railways in India,train journeys have been the subject of much fascination and mystery. Indian Royalty and the British aristocracy would often set out on a shikaar or on celebrations, out in the wilderness or deserts or mountains, travelling in the luxury of their private palaces on wheels. Today, the Deccan Odyssey continues this legacy of princely sojourns by introducing fascinating journeys covering the length and breadth of the exotic and enchanting landscape of India !!!! 
Ripe with romance, adventure and style, each luxury rail tour with the Deccan Odyssey is a one in a lifetime experience. The juxtaposition of the traditional with the contemporary is beautifully presented through vintage cabins, gastronomic cuisines and lively off-board entertainment in each of the deluxe train journeys with Deccan Odyssey.
Each journey on the Deccan Odyssey is an exploration of India's diversity, exotic locales and the discovery of timeless traditions; taking one on a flight of fancy as you experience the vibrancy, colours, sounds and visual sensations as the train moves through varying regions and rural countryside. Mysteries, intrigues unfold as the train snakes her way through Royal cities showcasing the opulence and extravagance of the palaces, the traditions and culinary wonders of cities and villages well protected from the sands of time.

Maharashtra Splendor (Mumbai to Mumbai) – 8 Days / 7 Nights

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Tadoba – Ajanta - Nashik - Kolhapur - Goa - Mumbai

 

Day 01    This evening, arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and board your train on a mesmerizing voyage through the Maratha heartland.
Day 02    Proceed to visit Ellora Caves, a World Heritage site. A unique artistic creation, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates                the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India. Visit BiBi-Ka-Maqbara, a replica of the Taj Mahal.
Day 03    Arrive at the Tadoba Tiger Reserve and spend an adventurous day with morning and afternoon safaris into the Reserve
Day 04    Arrive at Jalgaon railway station and drive to Ajanta Caves, a World Heritage site. These magnificent caves have exquisite ancient murals & sculptures that                  depict the life of Buddha
Day 05    Arrive in Nashik and proceed for a Champagne tour followed by lunch
Day 06    Arrive at Kolhapur, a multifaceted city with a mythical past. Visit the New Palace, the Mahalaxmi Temple and the Town Hall museum. Witness a traditional                 martial arts performance known as “Mardani Khel”.
Day 07    Arrive in Goa, known for its beaches, churches, and temples. Take a tour of Old Goa, visiting the St. Augustine Church & the Basilica of Bom Jesus. Walk                 through the old Latin Quarters known as Fontanhas.
Day 08    Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.
 
HIGHLIGHTS
- Explore the jewels of ancient Indian architecture, the wondrous cave temples of Ajanta & Ellora along the western seaboard, both World Heritage Sites
- Experience two game drives through Tadoba Tiger Reserve where you get an opportunity to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger as well as various other species of birds and   mammals
- Visit the New Palace, witness the Mardani Kehl martial art of the Marathas
- A Wine Tour of Nashik
- Taste spicy Goan cuisine and visit a 400 year old Portuguese villa, a slice of living history

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