|Day 01 / Wednesday - Mumbai
Journey starts in the evening from the Chhatrapati Shivaji last stop Mumbai. The time has come for you to take on a journey way back in time. You are welcomed to Mumbai - a city of dreams. 300 years ago there was an agglomeration of islands. Preserving its ancient times, a short drive through the city will reveal this inherent truth. Board the train in the evening at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus; unquestionably one of the well-known Gothic buildings and an integral part of Mumbai's skyline. Liquor and dine in the luxurious comforts of Deccan Odyssey Train and whistle off on your royal journey.
1640hrs: Embark on from C.S.T (Mumbai) for Bhoke Railway station.
Liquor and dine in the luxurious comforts of this train and whistle off on your royal journey.
|Day 02 / Thursday - Jaigadh, Ganapatipule, Ratangiri
In the morning - Arrival at Bhoke Railway Station; on arrival Rai Bhatgaon Jetty by AC bus for Back Water Cruise up to historical fort Jaigadh. Board the bus to perambulate finest beach along the Konkan coast. At leisure & lunch at Ganapatipule beach resort. In the afternoon board the bus for sight attraction of Ratnagiri town. Explore Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanya Tilak Smarak and free time in Ratnagiri Bazaar. And the last drive to Ratnagiri Railway station to board the train.
0740hrs: Taking breakfast on board. On arrival at Bhoke Railway station & embark on Rai Jetty by luxurious bus.
0900hrs: Arrival at Rai Jetty.
0900 to 1130hrs: Taking pleasure in sailing from Rai Jetty to Jaigad jetty.
1130 to 1230hrs: Embark on Ganpatipule along Sea side Road.
1230hrs: Arrival at Ganpatipule Resort.
1230 to 1430hrs: Cultural Program, Lunch & you are at leisure at Ganapatipule.
1445hrs: Drive to Ratanagiri by air-conditioned bus.
1545hrs: You arrive at Ratanagiri.
1600hrs: Drive back to board the train for dinner.
|Day 03 / Friday- Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Sawantwadi
You will arrive at Sindhudurg Nagari Railway station in the morning. On arrival, you will be embarked on Malvan Jetty to witness Sindhudurg Sea Fort by the luxurious bus. From jetty transfer to Tarkarli beach resort for lunch, and afternoon Back Water journey through the Tarkarli creek up to Kalse Jetty followed by visitors to Sawantwadi town by bus to witness magnificent lacquer handicrafts, paintings and furniture at the "Shilpagrama" in the town; evening drive back to board the train at Sawantwadi railway station and dinner on board.
0825hrs: at break of the day you will be offered mouthwatering breakfast on board, on arrival Sindhudurg Nagari.
0830hrs: Drive to Malvan Jetty by luxurious bus.
0930hrs: Arrival at Malvan Jetty.
0930 to 1100hrs: Excurse to Sindhudurg Fort by vessel.
1115 to 1145hrs: Malvan Jetty to Tarkarli by A.C. bus
1145 to 1430hrs: Cultural Program, Lunch & at Tarkarli Beach.
1445 to 1500hrs: At Tarkarli Jetty.
1515 to 1615hrs: Sailing in Tarkarli Creek and journey to Walaval.
1630hrs: Arrival at Walaval Jetty by bus to Sawantwadi.
1630 to 1730hrs: Arrival at Sawantwadi City.
1730 to 1830hrs: Excurse to Shilpagram an art & craft bazaar.
1845 hrs: Drive back to Sawantwadi Railway Station to board the train for Goa and Dinner on board.
|Day 04 / Saturday - Goa
You arrive at Karmali - Goa in the morning. Karmali is the most frequented tourist destination in India. On arrival, transfer to the air-conditioned bus to embark on Old Goa to see the sights; Basilica De Born Jesus, Se Cathedral, Se Cathedral and the Church of St. Francis of Assissi that began as a mosque but now is an archaeological museum for Goan antiques. Transfer to Panjim by luxury bus. At leisure for short walk in city and bazaar followed by lunch at Fort Aguada Beach Resort; in the afternoon excursion Dona Paula & 250 years old House and late evening drive to back to board the train from Madgaon railway station.
0730hrs: Arrival at Karmali Railway Station & breakfast on board the trains.
0800 to 1230hrs: Drive to sightseeing of Old Goa by air-conditioned bus, visit Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, Se Cathedral Church and St. Francis of Assissi a museum for Goan antiques and also explore to Fontanhas the Latin quarters at Panjim.
1230hrs: Transfer to check into hotel for buffet lunch and take rest at leasure.
1615hrs: Departure for Madgaon Railway Station.
1715hrs: Departure for Kolhapur and dinner on board the train.
|Day 05 / Sunday- Kolhapur, Pune
You arrive in Karveer or Dakshin Kashi of Maharashtra at break of day and drive to New Palace, a royal palace partly converted into museum, Bhawani Mandap (The Town Hall) witness traditional Martial Art locally known as "Mardani Khel", An delicately carved Mahalaxmi Temple a temple of goddess Ambabai explored by many thousands pilgrims, Shalini Palace built of intricately carved black stone & Italian Marble stands on the west side of lake Rankala, see cultural program and explore to handicraft stalls for perfect memorabilia. In the afternoon board the train at Kolhapur station to depart for Pune, buffet lunch on board. Evening time is at leisure on arrival Pune. Drive to Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, houses variety of artifacts of the 17th, 18th & 19th Centuries; departure from Pune railway station to Kolhapur railway station, and dinner on board the train.
0700hrs: Breakfast on Board.
0800hrs: Arrive at Kolhapur railway station.
0830hrs: The air-conditioned bus will take you for sightseeing of New Palace & Museum,
Bhavani Mandap. Mahalaxmi Temple & Shalini Palace and watch cultural Program.
1130hrs: Departure to Kolhapur railway station.
1145hrs: Go back to board the train.
1200hrs: Depart for Pune.
1300 to 1930hrs: Lunch on Board.
1930hrs: Arrive at Pune railway station.
1945hrs: Depart by luxurious bus to visit Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum.
2115 hrs: Depart to Pune railway station.
2130hrs: Return to on board the train.
2145hrs: Depart for Aurangabad.
2200hrs: Dinner on Board.
|Day 06 / Monday - Aurangabad
You journey stopover at Aurangabad in the morning and proceed by road to witness; Historical fort Daulatabad. Ellora caves, a World Heritage site along with 34 cave temples dedicated to three different religion- Hinduism, Buddhism & Jainism.
Lunch and Cultural programme at Hotel Taj. After lunch visit to; Shivaji Museum with weapons and antiques from the great Maratha Empire. Aurangabad Caves No. 7 & 8
Bibi-ka-Maqbara, a replica of Taj Mahal is a grand piece of Moghul architecture. Late in the evening proceed to railway station board the train.
0830hrs: Arrival at Aurangabad railway station.
0830 to 1000hrs: Departure by A.C coach for an excursion Daulatabad Fort.
1000 to 1030hrs: Departure for Ellora Caves.
1230 to 1315hrs: Departure for Aurangabad.
1315 to 1500hrs: Lunch and cultural program at Aurangabad.
1515 to 1600hrs: Visit to Bibi-ka- Maqbara.
1615 to 1715hrs: Free time for shopping.
1715 to 1730hrs: Departure for Aurangabad railway station.
1800hrs: Train departs for Jalgaon. Have dinner on board.
|Day 07 / Tuesday - Ajanta & Nashik
Arrival at Jalgaon railway station in the morning and transfer to Fardapur resort; after breakfast, proceed to perambulate well-known Buddhist caves of Ajanta a World Heritage Site to witness some of the finest paintings and sculpture of the second century A.D.
In the afternoon drive back to board the train at Bhusalwal railway station and transfer to Nashik; lunch on-board. On arrival Nashik railway station Departure to visit Panchawati Ghat and Sula Winery Yard. Wine and dine at the winery yard. Belatedly in the night board the train at Nashik railway station.
0800hrs: Arrival at Jalgaon.
0815 to 0915hrs: Departure by A.C coach for sightseeing of Ajanta Caves.
0930 to 1030hrs: explore to Ajanta Caves.
1045 to 1200hrs: Departure for Jalgoan railway station.
1315 hrs: Departure for Nasik and lunch on Board.
1700hrs: Arrival at Nasik.
1715 to 1800hrs: See to the Panchavati Ghat.
1815 to 1830hrs: Departure for Nasik & on board the train.
1830 to 2230hrs: Farewell Dinner on board the train.
2230hrs: Departure for Mumbai.
|Day 08 / Wednesday - Mumbai
Early morning, arrival at CST - Mumbai itinerary ends. Enjoy the breakfast on board. Alight at the Chhatrapati Shivaji station in the morning enriched with the rich inheritance of this land. The royal itinerary is over, but the memory of which, will live on forever. 0815hrs arrival at Mumbai CST & tour ends.