The Deccan Odyssey covers a series of diverse routes across India, as shown below. Along the way, with the help of expert guides, these journeys reveal the history, culture and natural beauty of both well-known destinations and remote hidden gems.

A passage through India aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey puts the magic back in train travel as the journey offers diverse experiences while taking you through the vast unexplored Indian countryside.


A luxury train: Deccan Odyssey

The "Deccan Odyssey" was built in 2004 and has been completely overhauled and updated in 2023. Today it can be considered one of the top 10 luxury trains in the world.

The train consists of 21 cars. All guest cabins have a private en-suite bathroom, with sink, shower and toilet in the cabin.

There are 3 categories of cabins on this train:

Deluxe Double Category with 2 single beds: The size of the beds is 85 x 205 cm. The size of the cabin is 9 square meters and it has an en-suite bathroom.

The train has 31 cabins of this type.

Deluxe Double Category with 1 double bed: The size of the bed is 150 x 205 cm. The size of the cabin is 9 square meters and it has an en-suite bathroom.

The train has 5 cabins of this type.

Each Deluxe stateroom features a private bathroom with sink, toilet and separate shower.

There are only 4 luxury cabins in each car.

Suite: with 1 double bed and 1 sofa bed. The size of the bed is 150 x 205 cm. The size of the cabin is 19 square meters. It has 2 en-suite bathrooms.

The suites consist of a master bedroom with a large double bed, a living room with a desk, a sofa and two bathrooms.

There are only 2 suites in each car. In total, there are only 4 suites in the entire train.

The total number of guest cabins is 40.

All cabins are fully air-conditioned and equipped with a safe.

Personal butler service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You will find complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water in the cabin.

The common areas of the private train ensure a wide variety of entertainment facilities:

  • 2 Dining coaches serving Indian and international cuisine
  • 1 Bar & Lounge coach with well-equipped bar
  • 1 conference coach, equipped with a small library
  • 1 SPA coach offering traditional Ayurvedic massages, gym, hair salon and sauna

5***** Hotels

Delhi: Taj Mahal Hotel

The only palace hotel in India's capital since 1983, this magnificent hotel is located very close to the airport, embassies and business district.

The Taj Palace, New Delhi, has been home to world leaders and captains of industry.

Our boomerang-shaped luxury hotel is spread across six acres of lush greenery and balances modern interiors with regional art to create a luxurious atmosphere.

With sustainability in mind, we also make sure you breathe the purest air with a special electronic air filtration system.

When you enter its grand lobby you will be enveloped, almost immediately, in an air of refinement where you are welcomed by brilliant chandeliers, golden staircases, carpeted floors and fresh flowers.

Peacock-themed elevators take you to rooms and suites that offer stunning views of the mountain forest and Diplomatic Enclave. They all exude sophistication with the best materials and modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.

You can also explore its range of luxury facilities such as the J Wellness Circle spa, gym and beautiful swimming pool.

Mumbai: Taj Mahal Hotel

As the main port icon of India, the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai offers a majestic view of the Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea. It embodies the enduring commitment to excellence, heritage and service for which the Taj brand is recognized globally.

Since 1903, this luxury hotel in Mumbai has welcomed illustrious guests, including royalty and dignitaries.

They are the premier destination for their unparalleled hospitality at the heart of the city's history and culture.

Within the hallowed halls of the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, a realm of opulence and tranquility awaits.

You'll be immersed in sumptuous rooms and lush gardens, complemented by a variety of lounges and restaurants.

You can rejuvenate yourself with its revitalizing wellness amenities and enjoy the pampering of our personalized service.

All luxury accommodations in Mumbai are adorned with fine natural materials and period art, ensuring an exquisite experience.

The rooms, with marble bathrooms, have views of the Arabian Sea and India Gate.

With 24-hour room service and butler service on call.

The hotel has a 24-hour gym with Technogym equipment and an Ayurveda Sanctuary.


There are two restaurant cars serving a wide selection of Indian, oriental and continental delicacies. There is also an elegant bar and separate lounge car.


What is included?

Whats included in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • 7 nights on private luxury train “Deccan Odyssey” in Deluxe 2-bed cabins with private bathroom with toilet and shower
  • 4 nights in legendary 5***** hotels in Delhi and Mumbai: 2 nights in Mumbai and 2 nights in Delhi
  • Porterage in/out hotels and hotel-train cabin v.v.
  • 11 x breakfast, 10 x lunch, 11 x dinner; tea, coffee, water, soft drinks with all meals (alcoholic beverages are not included) and complimentary tea, coffee, mineral water in the cabins
  • All sightseeing and excursions incl. entrance fees where required, according to the itinerary in Mumbai - Vadodara - Udaipur - Jodphur - Jaipur - Agra - Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore National Park) - Delhi
  • Tipping to guides and bus drivers
  • English-speaking local guides, English-speaking EURASIA tour manager (other languages on request)

Whats not included in this tour

Items that NOT are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • International Flights to Delhi and from Mumbai
  • Beverages except mentioned as included in the tour price
  • Personal expenses e.g., phone calls, laundry, taxi, souvenirs etc.


The onboard health spa offers passengers pampering and rejuvenating massage therapies.


Deposit with booking: 20% of total tour price
90daysprior to the tour departure: 30% of total tour price
60 days prior to the tour departure: 50% of total tour price


Until 90 days prior to the departure: 20% of the tour price
89-60 days prior to the departure: 30% of the tour price
59-45days prior to the departure: 40 % of the tour price
44-30 days prior to the departure: 50 % of the tour price
30-15 days prior to the departure: 90 % of the tour price
14-01days prior to the departure: 95 % of the tour price
No Show: 100% of the tour price


Until 90 days before departure: Name changes are free of charge
From 90 days before departure: EUR 250 handling fee per name change


Average temperatures (°C) in March, altitude above sea level and population in 2021


°C Minimum average: 15ºC
°C Maximum average: 29ºC
Altitude above sea level: 216 m
Population (year 2021): 1.7 million


°C Minimum average: 17ºC
°C Maximum average: 32ºC
Altitude above sea level: 171 m
Population (year 2021): 1.6 million


°C Minimum average: 18ºC
°C Maximum average: 33ºC
Altitude above sea level: 431
Population (year 2021): 3.1 million


°C Minimum average: 19ºC
°C Maximum average: 34ºC
Altitude above sea level: 577
Population (year 2021): 0.6 million


°C Minimum average: 21ºC
°C Maximum average: 32ºC
Altitude above sea level: 14
Population (year 2021): 20.7 million

Sunrise and sunset times on tour dates, mid-March (local time)


Time zone: UTC+2
Sunrise: 06:30
Sunset: 18:29


Time zone: UTC +2
Sunrise: 06:27
Sunset: 18:27


Time zone: UTC +1
Sunrise: 06:36
Sunset: 18:35


Time zone: UTC +1
Sunrise: 06:44
Sunset: 18:44


Time zone: UTC +1
Sunrise: 06:45
Sunset: 18:48

Approximate distances during the tour

Mumbai to Vadodara: 384 km

Vadodara to Udaipur: 397 km

Udaipur to Jodhpur: 280 km

Jodhpur to Jaipur: 340 km

Jaipur to Sawai Madhopur: 150 km

Sawai Madhopur to Agra: 340 km

Agra to Delhi: 200 km

Total kilometers traveled on our luxury train: 2,091


Next departures

Dates Route Price  
Mar 27, 2025 - Apr 7, 2025
Indian Sojourn: Mumbai to Delhi

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Itineraries of Deccan Odyssey

Indian Sojourn: Mumbai to Delhi

Come on board the luxurious Deccan Odyssey, taking you from Mumbai to New Delhi. Along the way, look for tigers in the renowned Ranthambore wildlife reserve, visit iconic monuments, majestic forts, and ancient ruins.

Next departures
  • March 27, 2025

From 8.680 €

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