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The Deccan Odyssey Holidays

Fully air-conditioned throughout, this excellent train contains two restaurant cars, serving a range of Indian cuisine, as well as a lounge car a library, and a bar car, making it an ideal way to be transported around this marvellous subcontinent.

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The Deccan Odyssey

Venture through India on board the fully air-conditioned Deccan Odyssey. This fabulous hotel on rails takes you through many of the best places in India, including Agra, Udaipur, and Ranthambore, where you have the chance to embark on a game drive to try and spot an elusive tiger.

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The Train

Made up of 21 luxurious carriages, the Deccan Odyssey is one of the finest examples of rail travel in India. Designed as a throwback to the previous Maharajas of India to emulate the extravagance of their travel, this wonderfully immersive train is designed to harken back to each glorious era in India's history. Running for nigh on 14 years, this train has become a favourite of travellers both national and international, as a way of seeing this mysterious subcontinent at its most glorious.

The Carriages

Delight in one of the 12 opulent and en-suite carriages to take you around the gorgeous country of India. On board, you can expect such comforts including a Valet service, to see to your every need on board, as well as air-conditioning, Wi-Fi (payable locally), an arrival kit that includes brochures to fully unveil your time on board, and a multitude of board games to enliven your mind and enjoy with your fellow passengers.
There is also a spa car on board for those who are wanting to take relaxation to the next level. Here, you can find numerous massage and beauty therapies, including Ayurveda, an ancient Indian therapy (all payable locally.)


From the tigers of Ranthambore to the elegant City Palace of Udaipur, discover delightful India on board the soothing blue train of the Deccan Odyssey. In Aurangabad, visit the Ellora Caves, an exquisite UNESCO World Heritage Site that was built thousands of years ago, and discover the incredible architecture in the Palace of the Winds in Jaipur.


The two restaurant cars on this train serve a delicious selection of Indian, oriental, and continental cuisine designed to tantalise your taste buds and immerse you in the intense spices and flavours of the country. After dinner, relax in the lounge, possibly ruminating on your exciting day with your fellow passengers, or enjoy a drink at the tastefully decorated bar, lined with wood panelling and delightfully patterned upholstery.

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