Arrive in the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus by about 16:00 hours and enjoy a traditional welcome by the attendants of the Indian Odyssey. As they escort you to your luxury cabins, you will see your fantasy of traveling in a luxury Indian train coming true, just before your eyes.
Dinner will be served aboard the train and swiftly you will proceed towards the first destination in the circuit – Aurangabad
In the morning you will arrive in Daulatabad located in Aurangabad. Post breakfast you will move towards the Ellora Caves, grand ancient wonders housed in Maharashtra, mostly visited for the impeccable art done on hard rocks. The beauty of the magnificently adorned Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain temples will simply take your breath away. Post lunch in a city hotel, move on to the Ajanta Caves that are located at a distance of about 100 km away. The Ajanta Caves are fondly visited for its splendid cave paintings that depict Buddhist religious art.
From Ajanta, drive down to Daulatabad where the Indian Odyssey has already arrived. Dinner will be served onboard and you will then proceed towards Udaipur.
On the 3rd day of the trip, you will arrive in the historical city of Udaipur, a significant destination in Rajasthan. Popularly known as the city of lakes, Udaipur is home to a number of monuments depicting Rajputana styles of architecture and also several forts and palaces. After a delectable brunch aboard the train, you will embark on sightseeing trails through the heart of the city. City Palace, Sahelion ki Baari, the Crystal Gallery, and the Jagdish Temple are a few of the most noteworthy places that you will visit on this day.
Dinner will be organized in a luxury city hotel.
Return to the train and travel down the next destination – Sawai Madhopur.
The plentiful wildlife housed within the Ranthambore National Park attracts and invites guests to come here throughout the year. The abundant tiger population is the most significant feature to look out for, while here. As they remain active throughout the day, you can visit the park at any time and feast on wonderful visuals of the royal animal. A morning safari and an afternoon safari (post lunch) will more than make your journey exciting and complete.
Retire for the day in the evening in the cozy comforts of your train coach and travel down to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan and the next destination of the Indian Odyssey journey.
Several forts, palaces, grand havelis, and gardens call Jaipur their home. No wonder, tourists flock to it throughout the year! The guests of the Indian Odyssey will be treated to a sumptuous breakfast, in the true Rajasthani style and then taken across the city to the various points of attractions including the Amer Fort, the Hawa Mahal, the City Palace, and the Jantar Mantar.
Return to the Indian Odyssey Luxury train in the evening for some leisure moments and to travel to Agra.
Dinner will be served onboard the train.
Fatehpur Sikri/ Agra
You will arrive early morning in Agra.
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Agra – the land of the Taj Mahal! One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal epitomizes the love between Emperor Shah Jahan and his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. Other than the Taj, Agra is also home to the Agra Fort and a host of other monuments dating back to the Mughal era.
All meals to be served abord the Indian Odyssey – Deccan Odyssey train. Overnight stay in the train.
Arrive in Delhi, the national capital and the melting point of several cultures. Post-breakfast, embark on tours across the city and visit the topmost attractions housed here such as Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, and the India Gate. In the evening, the cocktails and grand dinner aboard the train will surely bring the 8 day sojourn to a spectacular finish.
Overnight stay onboard the train.
Your journey will end on the 8th day morning when after breakfast you will be received at the station and given a great farewell. You will proceed towards your respective destinations; sweet memories of the trip will however accompany you.