Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi – Sawai Madhopur – Agra - Jaipur
The Indian Odyssey journey is an exclusive train journey which allows the guests to travel in royal style amidst luxury. Embark on the Deccan Odyssey, one of the luxury trains in India and traverse the very popular Golden triangle circuit. Besides marveling at the captivating and ever-changing vistas of the vibrant nation, the special sojourn takes you to Sawai Madhopur which is considered as the 'Gateway to Ranthambore'. Meticulously designed itinerary offers you exciting opportunities to explore the famous attractions and also to experience the untamed wilderness. The journey like no other will give you memories to be cherished forever.
Gather at the Railway Station by 1700 hours, complete the check-in formalities and registration process. Thereafter, you will be greeted with a traditional Indian welcome and a refreshing drink. After boarding the train, you will be guided towards your elegant cabins. Delight in the comforts of the luxury train. The train departs for Sawai Madhopur. Savor delicious dinner onboard.
Enjoy an overnight stay on Deccan Odyssey.
A historical city, Sawai Madhopur is known for housing the extremely popular Ranthambore National Park and many other attractions. Featuring partly undulating hilly terrain, the town is a paradise for history buffs and adventure enthusiasts.
Start the morning leisurely with a scrumptious breakfast. Post this, deboard the train to enjoy a village safari.
The excitement with which the village people welcome you will surely touch your heart. Admire the Indian hospitality by visiting any house in the village and interacting with the family. Gaze at the mud houses and ladies beautifully dressed in traditional attires and jewelry.
Once done with this cherishing this wonderful experience, return to the train and relish delectable lunch. A game drive is scheduled after this.
Ranthambore National Park was once a famous hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur. But, today the park has emerged as a renowned wildlife sanctuary in India. Offering a heavenly experience to the wildlife lovers, the national park is a home to Bengal Tigers. Various species of the flora and fauna comfortably dwell in their natural habitat at the park.
Post an exciting afternoon, refresh yourself with high tea at the Sawai Madhopur Lodge. Communicating with other fellow passengers over a cup of tea is a great idea.
Return to the comforts of the Deccan Odyssey to unwind. Sip on a refreshing drink. Later on, you will be served with delicious dinner as the train starts to move towards Agra, the 'City of the Taj'.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard. High tea at the Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge.
An overnight stay is planned onboard.
As the train halts at Agra, satiate your hunger with appetizing breakfast onboard. This is followed by a visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Epitomizing love, the white marble mausoleum was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Legends associated with the construction of this monument are as intriguing as the edifice itself. Eat mouth-watering lunch at a City Hotel after admiring the beauty of the Taj.
The excursion to Agra resumes after lunch and you will be taken to the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah. The scenic mausoleum made up of marble is often described as the 'Jewel Box' or the 'Baby Taj'.
Post this, you will be witnessing the Agra Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra and an architectural wonder. The construction of this massive fort was administered by three generations. Emperor Akbar laid the foundations of the first buildings of red sandstone on the eastern bank of the river Yamuna. The impressive marbled private quarters and the mosque were later added by the Shah Jahan, grandson of Akbar and the most artistic and prolific builder of the dynasty. The Aurangzeb added the outer ramparts. Don't forget to visit the Diwan-e-Am, 'Hall of Public Audience' and the Royal Pavilions.
Rest of the day is at your disposal. Go to the market to shop for Mughal ornaments or Pietra Dura (marble inlay) artefacts. Or, you may choose to avail spa facilities as an additional activity.
Embark on the Deccan Odyssey by late evening and enjoy a delicious feast onboard as the train sets off to Jaipur, the 'Pink City'.
Breakfast on board; Lunch at a City Hotel; Dinner on board
Overnight on Deccan Odyssey.
This is the last day of the wonderful journey and after having tasty breakfast, disembark at the Durgapura Railway Station, Jaipur. Bid adieu to Deccan Odyssey and return to your home with loads of memories.
Breakfast on board
|CABIN CATEGORY||Deluxe Cabin - Single Occupancy||Deluxe Cabin - Double Occupancy||Presidential suites - Single/Double|
|Special Tariff||USD 3,000||USD 4,200||USD 6,260|