Deccan odyssey is the luxury train launched in India just after the pioneer of Indian Luxury Travel – Palace on Wheels. The train was unveiled on January 16, 2004 by a combined effort of the reputed Indian Railways & the MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation).
In view of the outstanding facilities & excellent services guests enjoy onboard the train often competes with the likes of south Africa’s Blue Train as well as Venice Simplon Orient Express World Luxury Trains. Here are the impeccable services & luxury facilities making Deccan Odyssey a super luxury train. Read on ….
Deccan Odyssey Accommodation Facilities
There are 12 dedicated guest carriages on the Deccan Odyssey luxury train separated into 4 cabins making up 2 Presidential Suite carriages. There are 40 total cabins in 10 Suite Deccan Odyssey carriages and en-suite washrooms. The elegant aesthetics are done up to look similar to the ancient rulers of the region of various dynasties.
The fully air conditioned cabins have sufficient space to move around. Cabins are equipped with a twin bed, a safe lock, calling facility (charges applicable), free Wi-Fi Internet, and each carriage has a dedicated attendant.
Here are the measurements of the respective cabins.
|Dimensions||Presidential Suite||Suite (Deluxe Cabins)|
|No. of Cabins / Car||Two (2)||Four (4)|
|Total area||18 Sq. Meters/ 191 Sq. Feet||9 Sq. Meters/ 95 Sq. Feet|
|Length||8.4 Meters / 27’ 7”||3.97 Meters / 12’ 7”|
|Width||2.3 Meters / 7’ 7”||2.3 Meters / 7’ 7”|
|Twin bed length||2 Meters / 6.5 Feet||2 Meters / 6.5 Feet|
Twin bed width
|1.5 Meters/ 5 Feet (double)||
0.9 Meters / 3 Feet
|0.9 Meters / 3 Feet (single)|
Deccan Odyssey Dining Facilities
The two multi – cuisine onboard restaurants are named in true Maharashtra essence – Peshwa I and Peshwa II. Moreover, the stewards are dressed in traditional Maharashtra attire and serve tasty food in a friendly & professional way. The menu consists a wide spread of delectable Oriental, Continental & Indian cuisines.
Guests will savour lavish meals with the aroma of exotic cuisine with fragile hospitality in the ostentatious interiors of Deccan Odyssey Dining Cars. Seating arrangement is in two’s & four’s for romantic couples & group of friends / family. Each table is set by a window side to look out while relishing the delectable cuisine.
Deccan Odyssey Conference Car Facility
The conference car is used by business class to hold corporate meetings, or others to hold kinds of gatherings. It provides a seating capacity of 30 heads and is equipped with modern technology to satisfy guests endeavors. Beverages & refreshments are also served to guests as per the client’s requirement. There is suitable high technology digital equipment for audio & video for an ideal business conference.
Deccan Odyssey Bar & Lounge Facilities
There is a corner bar onboard the Deccan Odyssey stocked up with an array of domestic & international spirits to lift up your spirits. Have a hearty talk with other at the Mumbai – Hi Deccan Odyssey onboard Bar.
Guests can play board games like caroms, or puzzles like crossword or read a magazine at the on-board sitting lounge. It is the best area to unwind with a glass of wine or a non-alcoholic beverage in a relaxed ambiance after a tiring sightseeing trip.
Deccan Odyssey Health Spa / Fitness Suite
In a pioneer move of Indian luxury train, the Deccan Odyssey has a fitness suite with equipment to work out or for physical training. Fitness freaks who want to exercise and be fit through the luxury tour can happily work out here.
To enhance the jaunt with a pampering experience guests can take an onboard massage therapy or ancient Ayurveda health spa to rejuvenate the mind, body & soul.