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Deccan Odyssey Train Tour

Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Covered : Mumbai - Sindhudurg - Tarkarli - Sawantwadi - Goa - Pune - Aurangabad - Ajanta & Nasik - Mumbai

Day 1 - (Wednesday) Mumbai
Victoria Terminus Station, MumbaiDeparture 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.

Day 4 - (Saturday) Goa
Morning - Arrival at Karmali, Goa, the most frequented tourist spots in India.

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 by bus.

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 House.
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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 Panchaganga.

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.

Ellora Caves, AurangabadEvening 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 onboardIndia Holidays

Day 7 - (Tuesday) Ajanta & Nasik
Morning - Arrival at Jalgaon railway station. Board the bus to reach Fardapur Resort.

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. Lunch on-board.

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.
Journey Ends.