Holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train traverses its guest through the land of great Marathas to introduce tourists to legendary glory of Maharashtra state. Know about the holiday experience in deccan odyssey train.
Week long holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train traverses its guest through the land of great Marathas to introduce tourists to legendary glory of Maharashtra. Holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train is comparable to Orient Express of Europe and Palace on Wheels of Rajasthan in terms of luxury, hospitality and covering exotic destinations. Each day of seven days long holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train is special and memorable as this train's journey covers mesmerizing beaches, magnificent forts and palaces and many attractions of the land which are simply majestic. This train does not provide mere holiday trip but a trip into the past of Maharashtra and its immortal grandeur.
Deccan Odyssey Train leaves from Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus or popularly known as VT at 16.40 Hrs on Wednesday for a wonderful seven days long holiday trip. On day two it reaches at Sindhu Durg Railway station and tourist head to Malvan Jetty walking through a weekly market at village Katta. Tourist are taken to Sindhu Durg Fort which was built in 16th century by Shivaji and was his naval base, a real architectural wonder and one of the strongest and well maintained fort of Marathas. After Sindhu Durg fort, next stop is Takrali beach, exemplarily rarity in beauty and unique long and narrow beach with such clear water that on a clear day one can see the sea bed 20 feet deep. By bus, next place is Dhamapur village to visit cashew factory and temples of Goddess Bhagwati and Bharadi Devi on the banks of a beautiful lake. With this, second day of holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train comes to a close and tourist head to Goa.
Day three of holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train starts at most visited place of India and tourist are taken for trip to the religious side of this territory famous for beaches. Cathedral and Churches as old as 15th century like St. Augustine church, se cathedral etc full of serenity and peace are visited, lunch is served in the train and in the evening tourists are taken to beach resort for enjoying typical Goa's culture and meal. On the fourth day of holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train tourists visit city of Kolhapur to see New palace, Bhawani Mandap, Mahalaxmi Temple and also get a chance to shop at the local market to buy goods made up of leather for which city is renowned since old times.
Aurangabad is the next stop of Deccan Odyssey Holiday Train to visit world famous Ellora caves, these caves excavated by vertical escarpment contain Buddhist halls of worship and monasteries and Jain and Hindu temples. Ellora caves behold the largest monolithic temple in the world known as Kailasa Temple. Apart from Ellora caves, Daulatabad fort and Bibi ka Maqbara are other stops during the day, Bibi ka Maqbara is famous as replica of Taj mahal. The sixth day of holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train takes to wild life sanctuary at Wardha, one of the famous sanctuary in India with rich wildlife and around 50 Royal Bengal Tigers. In the evening, visit to Sevagram introduces tourists to Gandhian style of living in this unpretentious village where Gandhi Ji resided and many important and momentous decisions were taken during freedom movement.
The seventh day of holiday in Deccan Odyssey Train takes travelers to Allora caves built in 2nd century displaying Buddhist way of worship and many fine murals and sculptures. In the evening visit to Kalaram Temple and Panchwati ghats sums up the holiday in Deccan Odyssey train with farewell dinner at the train. On the morning of 8th day tourist alight at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus after spending a wonderful time in interior Maharashtra.
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