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Cultural Odyssey

Delhi - Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
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Duration

7 Nights / 8 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Overview

Start the most royal journeys of India on the Deccan Odyssey. One of the leading luxury trains, this journey will take you through fascinating cities like Agra, Jaipur, Gwalior, Sawai Madhopur, Orchha, Khajuraho, and Varanasi. Witness the iconic Taj Mahal, tigers in the jungle, centuries-old temples, magnificent forts, and more examples of architectural brilliance. Enjoy lavish meals, private guided tours, and a comfortable stay on the Deccan Odyssey train travel, making your tour more delightful. Go through this itinerary that indicates what could be possible on tour. Contact us for more information.

Highlights

  • Get insights into the local village life in Jaipur.
  • Explore the majestic forts in Gwalior, Orchha, and Jaipur.
  • Witness the architectural marvel, the Taj Mahal, and Khajuraho Temples.
  • Enjoy boating on the holy Ganga River.
  • Walk through the lively markets of Varanasi.
  • Spot the wild animals in Ranthambore National Park.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Saturday - Delhi
Day 01: Saturday - Delhi

Welcome to your Deccan Odyssey tour! Assemble at Delhi Railway Station, from where the royal journey will commence.

Settle in your designated cabin after welcome drinks are served, and trains move forward to the first destination, Sawai Madhopur. Dinner & overnight stay in Deccan Odyssey.

(Departure at 18:00)

Day 02: Sunday - Sawai Madhopur
Day 02: Sunday - Sawai Madhopur

Khamma Ghani! Welcome to Rajasthan! Enjoy the surroundings as the train rolls into the wildlife destination. It is home to Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, with a large tiger population.

Experience a thrilling jungle safari and spot animals in the wild. Later, go for a village safari tour for an authentic experience and witness the locales of Sawai Madhopur.

Finally, return to the train as dinner will be served there. Overnight stay in Deccan Odyssey.

(Departure at 19:30)

Day 03: Monday - Jaipur
Day 03: Monday - Jaipur

Today, the train reaches Jaipur, known as the “Pink City.” It is a historic city founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Start the sightseeing tour of Jaipur.

Visit the marvelous forts, which will take you back in time. Also, visit the grand palaces like City Palace, which has a museum containing priceless artifacts. Hawa Mahal, or Palace of Winds, is also a major attraction of Jaipur.

End the tour by visiting the lively bazaars and indulging in retail therapy, then returning to the luxury train.

Dinner & overnight stay in Deccan Odyssey.

(Departure at 20:00)

Day 04: Tuesday - Agra
Day 04: Tuesday - Agra

Start the day with a delicious breakfast onboard as you reach Agra in Uttar Pradesh. It is known as the “City of Love” as Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz.

Absorb the beauty of the white-marble Mughal architecture as you walk around. Click pictures with Taj in the background. Watch the Yamuna flowing behind the Taj.

This is followed by a visit to Agra Fort, another famous attraction in Agra for its red sandstone structure. Then, come back to the train for rest. Dinner & overnight stay in Deccan Odyssey.

(Departure at 21:00)

Day 05: Wednesday – Gwalior – Orchha
Day 05: Wednesday – Gwalior – Orchha

On day 6 of the Deccan Odyssey journey, you will arrive in Gwalior. Located in Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior is one of the top-visited cities in this state for its Gwalior Fort.

Explore this fort’s architecture and grandeur before moving towards the train. After reaching Orchha, visit the city's famous Orchha Fort Complex and temples.

Get a chance to experience village life. Then, board the train as it departs for the next destination, Khajuraho. Dinner & overnight stay in Deccan Odyssey.

(Departure at 20:30)

Day 06: Thursday - Khajuraho
Day 06: Thursday - Khajuraho

Relish a lavish breakfast on the train as it enters Khajuraho. The city is known for its Group of Monuments, world heritage sites.

They are India’s most extensive group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples. Visit the Chandela Temple complex and Mahadev Temple.

Afterward, return to the train as it moves towards Varanasi. Dinner & overnight stay in Deccan Odyssey.

(Departure at 20:00)

Day 07: Friday - Varanasi
Day 07: Friday - Varanasi

Once you arrive in Varanasi, munch your breakfast, and deboard. Start exploring Varanasi, one of the planet’s oldest living cities that houses many ancient temples.

The city is believed to free you from the cycle of birth and rebirth after you die here. Marvel at the magnificent temples and ghats. Watch the sunset as you enjoy a boat ride on the holy Ganga River.

Also, explore the lively Varanasi bazaars, followed by a return to the train. Dinner & overnight stay in Deccan Odyssey.

(Departure at 20:00)

Day 08: Saturday - Delhi

As the Deccan Odyssey reaches Delhi, say goodbye to the train as the royal train journey ends.

Note

• Check-in venue is subject to change with prior intimation
• All arrival and departure timings are approximate and subject to change by the Indian Railways.


Price Table

Tariff For Season 2024-25

Per Cabin Per Journey Price For 7 NIGHTS / 8 Days Journey


ROOM TYPE

SINGLE OCCUPANCY

TWIN/DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

02 CHILDREN
(in a separate Cabin)

Deluxe Cabin

$ 8,330

$ 11,900

Price On Request

Presidential Suite

$ 17,850

$ 17,850

Price On Request

#Booking a DELUXE cabin with DOUBLE BED shall attract a premium of USD 625 + GST

Schedule

Cultural Odyssey Schedule For Season 2024-25

Month

Departure Dates

March, 2024

02

April, 2024

20

November, 2024

30

December, 2024

28

March, 2025

08

May, 2025

03



Included/Excluded

  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabin with en suite bathrooms/li>
  • Soft Beverages during meals(B, L,D)
  • Valet Service
  • Still Camera fees
  • Guided off train excursions and game drives as illustrated in the itinerary - inclusive of entrance fees, park fees, transport and services of an English speaking local guide
  • Taxes, Insurance , Gratuities
  • Laundry, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft beverages during non meal hours
  • Video and professional Still Camera fees
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • International and Domestic air tickets
  • Pre and Post tour accommodation and any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as a part of the journe
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*Per Cabin Per Journey

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