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Indian Sojourn Luxury train

Indian Sojourn Luxury train
MUMBAI

VADODARA

UDAIPUR

JODHPUR

SAWAIMADHOPUR

AGRA

JAIPUR

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DELHI

Tour Overview

The Indian Sojourn: Mumbai to Delhi is a special trip that takes you on a magical ride. In this 8 days/ 7 night trip, you travel on a luxury train – the Deccan Odyssey, which takes you on a royal tour. In this escapade, you get a chance to visit the regal cities like Vadodara, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Agra, which have an immense significance on the history, culture, and architecture of the country.

Apart from touring the stunning royal destinations, you will also get a chance to meet the mighty tigers of India at the Ranthambore National Park. Also, you get to interact with the locals living in the villages nearby.

No trip is complete without shopping or savoring the local flavors. In this tour, you get a chance to sample the local cuisines, which are well-known for their aromatic and colorful presentation and taste.

An unforgettable journey on the colorful Indian Terrains, the Indian Sojourn: Mumbai To Delhi will surely create some lasting memories for you.


Tour highlights

  • Visiting beautiful Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park

  • Exploring the royal heritage of India in the cities like Vadodara, Udaipur, Agra, and Jodhpur

  • Visiting the Taj Mahal

  • Discover the rustic beauty of Indian villages and its amicable people

  • Exploring the stunning flora and fauna of India at the Ranthambore National Park

  • Savoring dishes and spreads that reflect the flavors of Indiaa


Itinerary

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Day 01 Board the Deccan Odyssey at Mumbai - on to Vadodara

Welcome aboard the Deccan Odyssey.

In the evening, you will assemble at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to board your train. After completing the formalities and registration protocols, you will receive a traditional Indian welcome.

Enjoy the refreshing drink, while being directed to your designated cabin. As you settle, the Deccan Odyssey will begin its journey from Mumbai to Vadodara.

Welcome drink and dinner on board.

Overnight on board Deccan Odyssey.

Day 02 Vadodara

Welcome to the ever beautiful Vadodara, located on the banks of River Vishwamitri.

After a sumptuous breakfast, disembark the train for a visit to the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the 16th century old Jami Masjid within the complex, which reflects a perfect blend of Indian and Persian architecture. It is believed that this structure served as a model for the mosques built in the country in subsequent times.

For lunch, drive back to the Deccan Odyssey.

After a leisurely lunch, the tour will commence again. On this leg of the Day 2 tour, you will visit the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum. The museum has a large collection of art pieces by some of the important painters of India, including Raja Ravi Varma.

Enjoy the high-tea before heading to the stunning Laxmi Vilas Palace, built in 1890. Interestingly, the palace is still in use by the Royal Family. The huge palace, four times the size of the Buckingham Palace, has an impressive Durbar Hall decorated with Venetian mosaic floor, and other intricate decorations. Apart from that, the palace also has an impressive collection of old armory and sculptures in bronze created by European masters.

Savor some of the local delicacies while enjoying the folk performance.

Come back to Deccan Odyssey for dinner and rest.

Next stop on the journey, Udaipur.

Day 03 Udaipur

In this morning the Deccan Odyssey arrives at Udaipur.

After a delightful breakfast, you will have the morning at leisure.

Your tour commences post-lunch. The tour starts for the day starts with the resplendent City Palace, which houses the glamorous Crystal Gallery and its stunning complexes. Later, enjoy the boat ride at Lake Pichola.

After a refreshing boat ride, join a walking tour through the ancient portions of the Udaipur city. Explore the stunning bazaars, alleys, and serpentine streets of the old city.

Return to the Deccan Odyssey for a relaxed evening and dinner. The train departs for Jodhpur.

Overnight stay onboard.

Day 04 Jodhpur

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the Deccan Odyssey rolls into the warm Marwar region.

You will have the morning at leisure onboard.

Lunch onboard.

After lunch, head out to explore the beautiful city of Jodhpur and its magnificent forts. While touring the city, you get a chance to discover the colorful Marwari culture. Walking through the beautiful Old Clock Tower market, you will cross the ancient havelis and houses of the city. As the tour progresses, you will head towards the Mehrangarh Fort.

The stunning fort is decorated with intricate carving and expansive courtyards, as well as an amazing collection of the palanquins, painting, art, and crafts in its in-house museum.

In the evening, enjoy the delicious Marwar barbeque served at a local diner.

After a fruitful day, touring and sampling the Marwari cuisines, return to Deccan Odyssey for a much-deserved rest.

Overnight stay onboard.

Day 05 Sawai Madhopur

Well-known for Ranthambore National Park, the Sawai Madhopur is the next stop on the trip.

Start the day with a delightful breakfast platter, and then set out on a memorable village safari. In this tour, you get to experience rustic India in all its glorious colors. In the tour, you will get a chance to visit a local home for an interactive session with a local family.

After a memorable day in the rustic settings of India return to Deccan Odyssey for a comfortable lunch.

Post lunch, get ready to meet the great Indian tigers of Ranthambore. Apart from tigers, the national park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna including herds of Chital and Sambhar deer, Nilgai antelope, wild boar, and Chinkara gazelles. You might also get a chance to watch the stunning Indian birds like partridges, fowl, the crested serpent eagle, quails, flycatchers, woodpeckers, etc.

To heighten your jungle experience, a special high tea will be organized for you at a local lodge.

Head back to Deccan Odyssey for dinner and overnight stay.

Next stop Agra.

Day 06 Agra

Welcome to the city of the Taj Mahal, one of the highlights of your Indian Sojourn tour. After a restful breakfast onboard, visit the monument of love – the Taj Mahal. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the glorious monument is visited by more than 7 million people each year.

After a sumptuous lunch at a city hotel, proceed to visit the Itmad-ud-Daulah, tomb of Mizra Ghiyas Beg, built by Empress Nur Jahan in the memory of her father. Next, proceed to Agra Fort. The seat of Mughal rule for three generations, the fort is an important example of Mughal architecture. On the tour, you will get a chance to visit the Diwan-e-Am, 'Hall of Public Audience' and the other Royal Pavilions.

Return to Deccan Odyssey for dinner and rest.

Overnight stay onboard.

Day 07 Jaipur

Breakfast would be served onboard, after which you will start your Jaipur tour. The first stop for the day would be Amber Palace overlooking the gorgeous Maota Lake. You will visit the stunning Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), and the other palatial complexes of the citadel. On the way to Amber Palace, you will have a small detour at Hawa Mahal.

Afterward, visit the famous City Palace, a stunning complex surrounded by royal palaces, and beautifully laid gardens. The palace museum is the home to a rare collection of royal artifacts and manuscripts. Walk pass the Jantar Mantar, one of the largest observatories of India built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century.

Sumptuous lunch at a local hotel.

Return to Deccan Odyssey for a relaxing evening, followed by dinner and restful sleep onboard.

Last stop of the journey, Delhi.

Day 08 Delhi

An early morning breakfast would be served on board. You will disembark at Delhi Cantonment Train Station.

It marks the end of the Royal 8 days/7 night journey through the historical landmarks of India.


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Mumbai

Dharavi Tour

Duration :2-3 hours

Bollywood Tour

Duration :4-5 hours

Kanheri Caves

Duration :7 hours

Karla Caves

Duration :6-7 hours

Full day Khandala/Lonavala

Duration :8 hours

Two days Khandala/Lonavala/Karla/Bhaja

 

Shirdi Tour

Duration :10-12 hours

Wine Tour

Duration :6-7 hours

Spice Market Tour

Duration :3 hours

Dawn Tour

Duration :4 hours

Bicycle Tour

Duration :4 hours

Discover Sailing

Duration :4 hours

Worli Village Tour

Duration :3-4 hours

Discover Mumbai including local transport

Duration :3-4 hours

Culinary Tour

Duration :2-3 hours

Rural Tourism in Karjat

Duration :12 hours

Magical Mumbai by Lights

Duration :4 hours

Amchi Mumbai

Duration :8 hours

Jewish Tour

Duration :8 hours

Udaipur

Half day tour of Eklingji and Nagda

Duration :4-5 hours

Half day tour of Shilpgram

Duration :4 hours

Full day tour of Chittorgarh

Duration :8-9 hours

Full day trip to Kumbhalgarh and Ranakpur

Duration :8-9 hours

2 Days Mount Abu and Ranakpur

 

Boat ride on Lake Pichola

Duration :1-1.5 hours

Walking tour of Udaipur old City

Duration :4 hours

Private cooking class in a Udaipur home

Duration :3 hours

Royal Food walk tour In Udaipur

Duration :2-3 hours

Evening Excursion: Bagore Ki Haveli Dance Show in Udaipur

Duration :3 hours

Jaisamand Sanctuary Ride

Duration :6-7 hours

Full Day Horse Ride Tour in Udaipur

Duration :8-10 hours

Half-Day Horse Ride Tour

Duration :4-6 hours

2-Hour Horse Ride Tour

Duration :2-3 hours

Jodhpur

Cooking class followed by meal with Indian family

Duration :2-3 hours

Jeep Safari to Bishnoi Village

Duration :4 hours

Blue City Heritage walking tour

Duration :2 hours

Half day camel Safari tour

Duration :4 hours

Full day excursion to Osian Jain Temples

Duration :6 hours

Agra

Mohabbat The Taj Show

Duration :80 minutes

Traditional Indian Welcome

Duration :15-20 minutes

Tonga Ride

Duration :05-10 minutes

Agra Walk

Duration :90 minutes

Agra Food Trail

Duration :1-2 hours

Cooking Demonstration and Family Dinner

Duration :2 hours

Jaipur

Elefantastic-Painting, Feeding & Bathing Elephants

Duration :3-4 hours

Local Art & Craft Workshops

Duration :3 hours

Block Printing Workshops

Duration :3 hours

Yoga & Meditation

Duration :1.5 hours

Indian Symbolic Wedding

Duration :5 hours

Indian Cooking Family Dinner & Haveli Dinner

Duration :3 hours

Sky Waltz Balloon Safari In Jaipur

Duration :2.5 hours

Sky Waltz Balloon Safari In Ranthambore

Duration :2.5 hours

Sky Waltz Balloon Safari In Pushkar

Duration :2.5 hours

Culture Walk

Duration :5 hours

Delhi

Market Visit & Cooking Class followed by Meal

Duration :3 – 3.5 hours

Cooking Class followed by Meal

Duration :2 -2.5 hours

Indian Family Meal Experience

Duration :1.5 - 2 hours

Delhi Shopping Tour

Duration :4 hours

Yoga at famous Lodhi Garden In Delhi

Duration :2 hours

Zangoora at Kingdom of Dreams

Duration :3 hours

Jhumroo at Kingdom of Dreams

Duration :3 hours

Sound and Light Show at Red Fort in Delhi

Duration :1 hours


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