Delhi is the massive metropolitan area, found to be inhabited from 6th century onwards, is the capital territory of the country. The Red fort, dating back to the Mughal Era and the magnificent Jima Masjid are the icons of the Delhi. Besides the ancient monuments, forts and tombs, Delhi is a multicultural city where you can enjoy the antiquity blended with modernity.
Luxury Train in India - Deccan Odyssey
Deccan Odyssey, popularly known among the global travellers as the Blue Limousine, assure you an inspiring rail travel experiences with warmest and luxurious hospitality services. The state of the art features encompassed in the train for ensuring maximum comfort and convenience for its guests have transformed the train stunningly beautiful.
The luxury train Deccan Odyssey offers services such as Spa, Gym, Electronic Safe, Individual Climate Control for each cabin, Public Address system, Wi-Fi and dedicated services of a personal attendant.
The well organised luxury train tours in a very clean and comfortable air-conditioned coaches whose designs are based on highlights of the Maratha Kingdom to make their guests travel back to the golden age of Maharashtra.
The very start of your journey on the Blue Limousine will be from Mumbai’s imposing Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), where a red carpet has been laid and a group of dancers both men and women dressed in traditional attire assembles on the platform and performs the lezim, a Maharashtrian folk dance where the entertainment starts colourfully.
Excellent delicacies, a mix of Indian & western choices are served in a quite nice and spacious restaurant adding more merriments to your journey.
Day 1 – Delhi
Day 2 – Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary
One of the largest wildlife sanctuary in India is Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary which is also a tiger reserve. Variety of rare species of animals can be witnessed inside the dense woods. huge number of migratory birds love to stay in the three lakes of this sanctuary. The entire Sawai Madhopur district is dotted with tiny hamlets and the intricately made floral on the outer walls of the small houses speak volumes about the folk arts prevailing in this region.
Day 3 – Agra
The major tourist destination, flocked by tourists round the year is Agra, where the three UNESCO recognised World Heritage Sites namely Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the Fatehpur Sikri are situated. Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built on white marble attracts the attention of the tourists across the world. Taj Mahotsav, Taj Literature Festival, Kailash Fair, Gangaur Fair are some of the festivals celebrated in Agra in a grand scale.
Day 4 – Jaipur
Jaipur, the “Pink City, named after the building colours in the city. Being a very popular tourist destination, Jaipur serves as a gateway to the other prominent places in Rajasthan. Jantar Mantar and Amer Fort are the two UNESCO recognised World Heritage Sites in Jaipur. Huge forts like Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, magnificent Mahals namely Jal Mahal and Hawa Mahal, beautiful parks make Jaipur the most wanted tourist destination in India. Jaipur is a well-planned city which was quite unusual in the earlier days when it was built. Regularly gridded streets with neatly designed buildings still add charm to this Pink City.
Day 5 - Udaipur
Udaipur is the City of Lakes and also called as “Venice of the East”. The entire city is around the lakes encompassing forts, palaces, galleries, museums, gardens, natural locations and wonderful structures. Tourism, Handicrafts, minerals and ores industries are the main revenue generating industries in Udaipur which was once the capital city of the Mewar Kingdom.
Day 6 – Vadodara
Vadodara is the ancient Pre-Mughal era city and the capital of the Gaekwads. Vadodara has many promising places kindling the interest of the tourists. The UNESCO recognised World Heritage site Champaner – Pavagadh Archaeological park, Maharajah Fateh Singh Museum are significant in the list. Lakshmi Vilas Palace, which is yet another magnificent structure which is four times bigger in size than the Buckingham Palace. Vadodara is also the home for many temples including the Lumbini Buddha Vihar.
Day 7 – Aurangabad – Ellora
The city named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, is famous for the cave temple structures called Ellora Caves. Thirty such rock cut cave temples beautify this place, standing as a testimony for the architectural intelligence of the yester year people. The caves in Ellora have been recognised by the UNESCO as the World Heritage Sites.
Day 8 – Mumbai
Mumbai is the financial and entertainment capital of India. it is cosmopolitan city with diverse culture and tradition, food and festivals. Mumbai is the origin of Indian Cinema. It is also called as City of Seven islands and Gateway of India.