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Deccan Odyssey Train Tour
Deccan Odyssey Train Tour
Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
1 - (Wednesday) Mumbai
Destinations Covered : Mumbai - Sindhudurg - Tarkarli -
Sawantwadi - Goa - Pune - Aurangabad - Ajanta & Nasik - Mumbai
Departure in the evening from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
DAY 2 - (Thursday) Jaigadh, Ganapatipule, Ratnagiri and Bhatye Beach.
Morning - Arrival at Bhoke Railway Station.
Reach Rai Bhatgaon Jetty by AC bus for Backwater Cruise up to historical
fort Jaigad. Board the bus to explore finest beach along the Konkan coast.
Enjoy free time & lunch at Ganapatipule Beach Resort. At Noon board
the bus for sight seeing tour of Ratnagiri town.
Visit Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanya Tilak Smarak and shop in Ratnagiri Bazar.
Board the train at Ratnagiri Railway station.
DAY 3 - (Friday) Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Sawantwadi.
Morning - Arrival at Sindhudurg Nagari Railway station.
Departure by AC Bus to Malvan Jetty to witness Sindhudurg Sea Fort. From
Jetty proceed to Tarkarli Beach Resort for lunch. After lunch proceed
for Backwater Cruise through the Tarkarli. Creek up to Kalse Jetty followed
by a visit to Sawantwadi town by bus to witness fabulous lacquer handicrafts,
paintings and furniture at the "Shilpagrama" in the town.
Late in the evening board the train at Sawantwadi railway station.
4 - (Saturday) Goa
Morning - Arrival at Karmali, Goa, the most frequented tourist spots in
Board the bus to reach Old Goa to witness Basilica De Born Jesus, Se
Cathedral, and the Church of St. Francis of Assissi, that began as a mosque
but now is an archaeological museum for Goan antiques. Proceed to Panjim
Free time for short walk in city and bazaar followed by lunch at Fort
Aguada Beach Resort. After lunch visits Dona Paula & 250 years old
Late in the evening board the train from Madgaon railway station.
Day 5 - (Sunday) Pune
Morning - Arrival at Kolhapur City, Situated on the banks of river
Board the bus to visit;
New Palace, a royal palace partly converted into museum, Bhawani Mandap
(The Town Hall) witness traditional Martial Art locally known as "Mardani
Khel", Mahalaxmi Temple a temple of goddess Ambabai, Shalini Palace
built of intricately carved black stone & Italian Marble stands on
the west side of lake Rankala, watch cultural programme and visit to handicraft
stalls for perfect memorabilia.
At noon board the train at Kolhapur station to depart for Pune. Lunch
onboard. Leisure time till evening.
Evening arrive at Pune. Board the bus to visit Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum,
houses variety of artifacts of the 17th, 18th & 19th Centuries. Board
the train from Pune railway station. Dinner onboard.
Day 6 - (Monday) Aurangabad
Morning Arrival at Daulatabad station.
Travelling along the picturesque ruins of Aurangabad proceed by road
to the Historical fort Daulatabad.Next stop is Ellora caves, a World Heritage
site, having 34 cave temples dedicated to three different religion- Hinduism,
Buddhism & Jainism.
Then go for Lunch & have free time.
After lunch move on to see;Bibi-ka-Maqbara, a replica of Taj Mahal is
a grand piece of Moghul architecture. Optional: Back to train. Free time
for shopping Paithani, Himroo, Bidriwork from showrooms for a perfect
memorabilia.Evening board the train from Aurangabad railway station. Dinner
Day 7 - (Tuesday) Ajanta & Nasik
Morning - Arrival at Jalgaon railway station. Board the bus to reach Fardapur
After break fast proceed to visit renowned Buddhist caves of Ajanta a
World Heritage Site to witness some of the finest paintings and sculptures
of the second century AD.
At noon board the train at Bhusalwal railway station. Proceed to Nashik.
Arrival at Nashik railway station Departure to visit Panchawati Ghat
and Sula Winery Yard. Wine and dine at the Winery Yard. Late in the night
board the train at Nashik railway station.
Day 8 - (Wednesday) Mumbai
Morning - Arrival at CST, Mumbai.