Style: Bucket List, Culture & History
India Luxury Rail Journey 11 Nights
On sale until 30 September 2019
Board the luxury 5 star train, the Deccan Odyssey, and wind your way from Delhi to Ranthambore National Park for a safari drive, then head to Agra for the most famous of all palaces, the Taj Mahal. From here you’ll continue onto Jaipur, Udaipur, Vadodara, Aurangabad and the Ellora Caves. Your final destination is Mumbai. The package include pre and post rail journey hotel accommodation.
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India Luxury Rail Journey
Upon arrival at Delhi Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi & New Delhi including a visit to Raj Ghat, drive past Red Fort and India Gate, and a cycle rickshaw ride to Chandni Chowk, Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Parliament Building and Rashtrapati Bhawan. Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast spend some time exploring Delhi at your own leisure. Later you will be transferred to railway station for your Indian Odyssey journey. Once settled in, the Deccan Odyssey will depart Delhi for Sawai Madhopur. Overnight on the Deccan Odyssey.
The train reaches Sawai Madhopur, which is mainly popular for Ranthambore National Park. Set out for a game drive, return to the train for lunch and head for a village tour. Return to the train for dinner. Overnight on the Deccan Odyssey.
Today you reach the City of Taj, Agra. Have your breakfast on-board and proceed to visit the
Taj Mahal. Lunch is arranged in a city hotel, after which you visit Itmad-ud-Daulah (also known as Baby Taj). Explore the popular Agra Fort, followed by a visit to the local markets. Return to the train for dinner. Overnight on the Deccan Odyssey.
This morning you will arrive in the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. After breakfast leave for the Amber Fort. On the way you can stop at other attractions of Jaipur, such as Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Jantar Mantar. After lunch at a city hotel you will have time to explore the colourful markets. Return to the train for dinner. Overnight on the Deccan Odyssey.
Arrive at the City of Lakes, Udaipur, also known as Venice of the East. After breakfast visit the City Palace, take a ferry on Lake Pichola in order to reach Jagmandir Palace, where you will have lunch. Return to the train for some relaxation before you take a heritage-walk through the Old City of Jaipur. Return to the train for dinner. Overnight on the Deccan Odyssey.
Today you will be in Vadodara. After breakfast, see the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Enjoy a leisurely lunch back on-board the train. In the afternoon there will be high tea at the Laxmi Vilas Palace. Return to the train for dinner. Overnight on the Deccan Odyssey.
Spend the morning as you wish before the train arrives in Aurangabad as your lunch gets served. After lunch take a scenic drive to Ellora Caves (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Return to the train for dinner. Overnight on the Deccan Odyssey.
Arrive at you final destination, Mumbai. After breakfast on-board say goodbye to the Deccan Odyssey. You will be transferred to your Mumbai hotel to spend the rest of the day doing as you please. Overnight in Mumbai.
Visit The Gateway of India, Mumbai's principle landmark; Hanging Gardens on the slopes of Malabar Hills offer panoramic views of Marine Lines, Chowpati Beach, Kamla Nehru Park, Mani Bhawan and Dhobi Ghat. Also drive past Afghan Church, Flora Fountain (the city’s nerve-centre), colourful Crawford Market and Marine Drive, the seafront boulevard also known as the Queen’s Necklace. Overnight in Mumbai.
After breakfast you will be transferred back to the airport for you onward flight.
Travel Validity Dates & Pricing
- Luxury 5 star accommodation in Delhi pre-rail journey (2 nights)
- Breakfast daily
- Luxury 5 star accommodation in Mumbai post-rail journey (2 nights)
- Breakfast daily
- Private transfers with English-speaking driver in Delhi and Mumbai
- Private local English-speaking guides in Delhi and Mumbai
- Deluxe Cabin on the Luxury Deccan Odyssey Train
- All meals and soft drinks during meal time on the Deccan Odyssey
- Sightseeing tours and entrance fees.
Where You'll Be Staying
The Fine Print
* Prices are per person, based on twin share accommodation. Includes travel on the Deccan Odyssey, sightseeing and meals as specified. Strict deposit and payment conditions must be adhered to. A Visa is required prior to arrival into India and is the responsibility of the passenger to obtain. On sale until 30 Sep 19. Prices are correct as at 28 May 19. All prices are subject to availability and currency fluctuations and can change without notice. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Other conditions apply. Payment by credit or debit card incurs a surcharge.
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