Be transported to an age of romance and royalty, with an enchanting stay on India’s most opulent train, The Deccan Odyssey.

Once reserved only for Indian royalty and British aristocrats, travelling by train is now one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to journey across India. Distant Journeys are delighted to offer two new tours, Deccan Odyssey’s Grand Heritage and Deccan Odyssey’s Cultural Discovery, which combine a tapestry of must-see destinations with the pure joy of a truly remarkable rail experience.

On board you can expect grandeur, impeccable service and true nostalgia of a bygone era. And, as the train pulls into the station, endless adventure awaits. Each stop welcomes you with all of India’s allure, splendour and intrigue. From the exquisite marble mausoleum of the Taj Mahal, majestic against the Agra landscape, to the lush forests of Ranthambore, where prowling tigers stalk their prey, or the vivid ‘Pink City’ itself, Jaipur.

And, travelling on The Deccan Odyssey, voted as one of the best luxury trains in Asia, you’re guaranteed to enjoy every moment of the journey too.

Deluxe Cabins
Make yourself at home as you nestle into your elegant cabin, with rich wooden panels, plush bedding, and every amenity you desire.

All cabins feature the following facilities:
• A butler for round-the-clock service
• Air-conditioning
• Complimentary WiFi
• Ensuite bathroom
• Personal safe
• Telephone

Life on board the Deccan Odyssey
India is renowned for its sense of hospitality as well as its incredible beauty – enjoy both as you travel in comfort and partake in all the pleasure The Deccan Odyssey has to offer.

The Deccan Odyssey comprises 21 luxury coaches, each inspired by the regal carriages that transported Indian royalty in the days of yore. Every coach conveys a vision of varied royal eras in India’s rich history, displaying diverse dynasties in motion.

The Deccan Odyssey has two restaurant cars, each opulently decorated with seating designed to enhance your view of the dazzling landscape. With three delectable daily meals, savour wonderful dishes prepared by local chefs with the freshest ingredients. Catered to your tastes, choose from an array of Indian and continental delicacies on offer.

Bar Lounge
Whether you’re seeking sundowners after a bustling day of sightseeing or craving a nightcap before retiring for the evening, the bar lounge and its waiting attendants are ready to serve you some of the finest wines and spirits from around the globe.

For those who wish to take unwinding and relaxation to a deeper level, visit the spa car. The expertly trained therapists are ready to pamper you with massage therapies, ancient Ayurvedic practices and more.

Deccan Odyssey inclusions
• Full board: breakfast, lunch, and dinner
• All off-train experiences
• Soft beverages during meals


Deccan Odyssey, India’s Luxury Train is featured in the following itineraries:
Deccan Odyssey’s Grand Heritage
Deccan Odyssey’s Cultural Discovery