Mumbai is the financial and entertainment capital of India. it is a 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.
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 – Mumbai
Day 2 – Aurangabad Ellora Caves
The epitome of rock–cut cave architecture of the yester years’ dynasties are best seen in the Ellora caves near Aurangabad which is primarily influenced by the Mughal architecture spotted everywhere. The 34 rock-cut shrines representing majorly the Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism are recognised by UNESCO as the World Heritage Site. out of all the Lord Shiva temple is said to replicate the abode of Lord Shiva at Mount Kailash.
Day 3 – Aurangabad
The massive buildings and mosques in Aurangabad named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb speak volumes of the Islamic culture and grandeur dating back to 14th century. Out of all monuments, Bibi-Ka-Maqbara deserves a visit. The mausoleum of Empress Dilras Banu which is built as a replica of Taj Mahal is quite amazing with its stunning beauty.
Day 4 – Ramtek (Pench National Park)
Pench National Park is a place to wonder and enjoy the amazing beauty of nature. The River Pench flowing through the park makes it flourish with rich flora and fauna with an abundant aquatic life. The park is actually a tiger reserve besides being a home to numerous animals and more then 250 species of birds. A drive into the park is an enchanting exploration about them.
Day 5 - Tadoba
Tadoba, acclaimed as the “Jewel of the Vidharba” is another tiger reserve housing a decent population of the big cats. A game safari into the reserve, sumptuous breakfast in the wildlife resort while watching a documentary will make your day. An interactive session with the naturalist here can give you value added information about the dogs, tigers, sloth bears and other habitats of the woods.
Day 6 – Jalagaon, Ajanta Caves
The Buddhist religious art is well exhibited in the rock-cut temples of Ajanta which is yet another UNESCO recognised World Heritage Site. The intricate designs of the paintings and structures found in the rock-cut temples speak volumes of the finest ancient Indian art. The temples comprise of the Buddhist monasteries and worship halls which are believed to have functioned as the monsoon retreat for the yesteryears’ Buddhist monks. Ajanta being the major tourist attraction of Maharashtra, boasts the architectures dating back to 2nd century
Day 7 – Nashik
Visit one of the ancient cities of India famously known for the largest wine producer of the country. Witness the elaborate Hindu Rituals performed along the ghats of the Godhavari river. Roam around the local market where you can buy anything and everything. Tasting some of the wonderful sparkling wines will be the finest part of your visit to Nashik.
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.