What Makes Deccan Odyssey Asia’s Leading Luxury Trains?


Modelled on The Palace On Wheels, Deccan Oddessy is the second Luxury train launched after the massive success of the first one. The Deccan embarked on its maiden journey on 16th January, 2004. The train was launched by the govt of Maharashtra and Indian Railways to boost the tourism on the Maharashtra route.

It has picturesque Itineraries and palace like interiors. But what makes it one of the finest Luxury trains of Asia, are the facilities it provides which are unparalleled. Due to its impeccable services, the train is often compared to the world class trains such as Venice Simplon Orient Express and the Blue Train of South Africa.

Indeed it has set a benchmark in the field of Luxury Train India service and has raised the standards.

Cabins of Deccan Odyssey

The train has 12 luxury coaches named after the erstwhile ruling dynasties, with cozy furnishings and personalized modern amenities including telephone, ac, attached bath and round the clock attendants. You can also pen down your thoughts on your personal writing table.The interiors reflect the mile suited to the landscape outside.

Dinning and Cuisines of Deccan Odyssey

There are two multi cuisine restaurant named Peshwa l and Peshwa ll .Interiors are so decorated as to create a warm ambience for triggering your hunger and relishing each bite of the delicacy, which you can from the variety of Indian, continental and Oriental menu. The changing landscape outside and the appetizing aroma of the food served by the stewards in traditional Maharashtra attire with epic finesse will make your day.

Bar of Deccan Odyssey

Named as Mumbai Hi ,the bar is decorated in a simple yet elegant style. It is well stocked with fine qualities of wine from India and abroad. Also, you can get some non alcoholic beverages and snacks. Get a sip of alcohol or taste some snacks and relax in the cool atmosphere of the lounge along with the other travelers.

Sitting Lounge of Deccan Odyssey

Ever imagined sitting and reading a book or gossiping with the others in a homely atmosphere, and that too in a train? Well the lounge of the Deccan Odyssey train makes you feel well at ease with its cozy chairs and furnishings and a picturesque panorama of the moving landscape outside.

Conference Car of Deccan Odyssey

The Deccan Odyssey, has a marvelous blend of traditional and modern amenities. So one need not worry about taking care of the business needs on the go, as the conference Car is equipped with hi tech utilities and audio visual aids to meet the necessities of the corporate guests.


Journey can really be an exhausting experience specially when a lot of sight seeing and roaming around is on the list. But how nice would it be if your tired body and soul is greeted with the most pampering and relaxing massages. India has a rich treasure of the best of Ayurveda and science. After culling the riches , the onboard Spa of the Deccan Odyssey train offers you with some relaxing rejuvenating treatments so that you are back in form to kick off another day.

The list doesn’t end here. To name a few more are:

  • Indoor games
  • Wheel chair facilities
  • Internet with Wi-Fi along laptops
  • Newspapers/ Magazine
  • Arrival kit consisting of stationery items and brochure
  • Medical Aid
  • Souvenir Shop

Embark yourself on a soulful journey in a kingly manner and immerse your senses in the warm hospitality of the bygone era.