The Deccan Odyssey - Frequently Asked Questions

Q-1. What is Deccan Odyssey?

Ans: Deccan Odyssey is a luxury train in India, launched by Maharashtra Government and Ministry of India. Everything in the train reflects the ways Of Indian Royalty.

Q-2. What is the cost of a journey on Deccan Odyssey?

Ans: Deccan Odyssey fare starts from US$ 1,800 and may go up to US$ 11,025, depending upon the type of occupancy you are choosing. The train offers two types of occupancies: Single and Double. Service tax will be charged extra as applicable. The travelers need to pay 10% surcharge on the tariff for special seasonal departure falling during Christmas and New Year.

Q-3. What all facilities are included in the tariff?

Ans: The Deccan Odyssey journey tariff includes the following:

  • Accommodation on board.
  • All meals including morning tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner.
  • Soft beverages and house brands of Indian wine, beer and spirits..
  • Guided sightseeing tours.
  • Entrance fee to monuments.
  • Service of personal attendant.
  • Cultural entertainment.

Q-4. Which all services are not included in the train tariff?

Ans: Deccan Odyssey ticket tariff does not include:

  • Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Taxes, insurances and gratuities.
  • Pre and Post journey accommodation.
  • Charges for foreign liquor.
  • Laundry, video camera charges and charges for other items of personals nature.
  • Arrival and departure transfer.
  • Air tickets.

Q-5. What is the total number of cabins in the Deccan Odyssey train?

Ans: In total there are 40 deluxe cabins in 10 cars, 4 presidential suites in 2 cars, 2 restaurants cars, 1 bar car, 1 conference car with business center, 1 spa car, 1 staff car and 2 power cars in total.

Q-6. What is the total number of guest capacity that can travel in Deccan Odyssey?

Anwort: Deccan Odyssey can accommodate a total of 84 guests at a time.

Q-7. In what months do this luxury train operates?

Ans: The Deccan Odyssey operates in the month of September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May.

Q-8. Where does the Deccan Odyssey luxury train embark and disembark its journey?

Ans: Deccan Odyssey both begins and ends its journey in Mumbai. Mumbai is a well connected to different parts of the globe via air, rail and road transport.

Q-9. Is emergency medical support available on board?

Ans: The train has a paramedic on board, who offers emergency medical assistance if required. It is always recommended that guests already on medication carry enough supply of their specific medicines while journey.

Q-10. Does the crew aboard speak in English?

Ans: The train crew is well versed in English and speaks the language quite well.

Q-11. What is the acceptable mode of payment?

Ans: Payments via all the major credit cards are acceptable. American Express, Visa, Master Card, Discover Cards etc. are just a few to mention which are most prominent ones.

Q-12. Can I smoke on board during my journey?

Ans: Yes, if any guest is interested in smoking, for them separate lounge is made where they can smoke and can make themselves relax.

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Guest Feedbacks

We like the Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train very much in every respect and we will tell our experience to all our friends in U.S.A. and those who want to visit India and around, we will ask them to take a tour on Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train.
Dr.Sarvottam Kini & Mrs.Shyamala Kini, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Fabulous Train. Hard to imagine. Village experience/temples was fabulous. Extremely likely to recommend the train.
Dr. Jur Strobos Dr. Nisha Chandra, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Indian Railway is just amazing. I really want to travel again.
Best regards (Mr. Sagar Patil, INDIA)

Train was excellent. Impressed with welcome and generosity received, not only on train but at the destinations. Guides were generally good & knowledgeable. I enjoyed both boat trips. Village ( Kalashe ) was lovely. Thank you for a great trip.
Ms. Elizabeth Finnis, CANADA

Thankfulness for making this trips memorable, enjoyable and educational. I look forward to seeing Deccan Odyssey a "Star" in the travel business
Ms.Wong Suk Ying, CHINA

This train is excellent and will recommend it to others.
Mr. Imran Kardar, SOUTH AFRICA