Hidden Treasures of Gujarat Journey

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destinations Covered: Mumbai | Vadodara | Palitana | Sasan Gir & Somnath | Little Rann of Kutch | Modhera & Patan | Nashik | Mumbai

The 8 day Tour of Hidden treasures of Gujarat is meant to explore the Mindblowing  vistas of this vibrant n Colourful land in one of India’s most luxurious and Comfortable train, the Deccan Odyssey. On this royal journey, we wish to take you across the spell binding destinations of Gujarat that include the medieval capital of Vadodara, the holy city of Nashik, the wild sojourn of the Little Rann and pilgrim spots of Palitana.

Tour Highlight:-

  • Face off with history at the world heritage Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
  • Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum
  • Folk performances at Laxmi Vilas Palace
  • Wildlife safari at Sasan Gir
  • Shrines at Modhera

Deccan Odyssey – Hidden Treasures of Gujarat

2018-19 Season Tariff

Hidden Treasures of Gujarat

Per Cabin Per Journey Price for 7 Nights / 8 Days Journey

COST PER CABIN (Taxes extra) For Foreigners
Occupancy TypePersonsDeluxe CabinPresidential Suite
On Single OccupancyOneUSD 6100USD 13210.
On Double OccupancyTwoUSD 8750USD 13210
2 Childen, Sparate CabinTwoUSD 6565USD 6565
COST PER CABIN (Taxes extra) For Indians
Occupancy TypePersonsDeluxe CabinPresidential Suite
On Single OccupancyOneINR 427000INR 924700
On Double OccupancyTwoINR 612500INR 924700
2 Childen, Sparate CabinTwoINR 459550INR 459550
NOTE :

  • All Costs are in USD & INR
  • The above costs are per cabin per Journey.
  • Presidential Suite can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (Applicable for Children below 12 years
  • As the train runs on the tracks of the Indian Railways, the itineraries are subject to change incase of any changes in the routing etc.
  • Prices are subject to change incase of any amendment in the routing or other hikes such as fuel,taxes etc.
  • 5.00% GST is additional and will be charged extra on the published tariff
  • Prices are subject to change incase of any amendment in the routing or other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.
  • Child rates are applicable from 6 to 12 years
Departure Dates
MonthDepartures
Sep 2018
Oct 201827
Nov 2018
Dec 2018
Jan 2019
Feb 2019
March 201923
April 2019
May 2019
Boarding details
Meeting PointChatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai at 1530 hours
BoardingChatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai
Departure at1640 hours
Disembarking atChatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, Mumbai at 0815 hours

The booking policies:

  • You are required to pay 20% of ticket value at the time of booking confirmation.
  • Rest 80% of the ticket value is to be paid 45 days before departure.

 The cancellation policies applicable to the Deccan Odyssey are:

  • Any cancellation must be advised immediately by Email and subsequently confirmed by letter to the Central Reservation Division
  • If the cancellation is made 60 days prior to departure, no cancellation charges.
  • 20% of ticket value 45-59 days prior to departure.
  • 50% of ticket value 30-44 days prior to departure.
  • 100% ticket value will be retained, if cancelled 29 days prior to commencement of Train journey.

Child Policy

  • Deccan Odyssey does accommodate children but we ask parents to be mindful of the sophisticated adult atmosphere we endeavor to maintain.
  • One child up to 5 years of age shall be allowed free of cost in the Deluxe Cabin, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking.
  • For families, with a child between 6-12 years of age, or, with two children with one child below 5 years and another between 6-12 years, we recommend the Presidential Suite which has a double bed in the bedroom and can be shared with a child below 5 years and a sofa cum bed in the living room which can accommodate the older child. In this case, the child/children will be accommodated free of cost.
  • In case of two children between 6-12 years of age travelling with their parents, you will have to take 2 cabins. The first child pays 25% of the adult fare and the second child will have to pay 50% of the adult fare. One of the parents will have to be present with the child / children in the cabin.
  • Please note that we do not have the facility for interconnecting cabins.
  • All applicable taxes will be charged extra.

INCLUSION

  • Overnight Stay & travel onboard train in Exclusive AC sleeping chambers with private attached bathrooms.
  • Daily 3 meals(wide array or vegetarian & non non vegetarian cuisine).
  • Packaged drinking water.
  • Guided off train excursions and game drives as illustrated in the itinerary – inclusive of entrance fees, park fees, transport and services of an English speaking local guide
  •  Valet Service
  • Still Camera & Entrance fees at monuments & wild life parks.
  • Airport Transfers.

EXCLUSION

  • Professional/Video Camera fees at monuments
  • Room Service
  • Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic beverages
  • Use of Spa & business car facility
  • Telephone calls,
  • Laundry
  • Tips
  • Pre and Post tour accommodation and any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as a part of the journey.
  • Day 01 Mumbai (Arrival)

    Arrival at International Airport after the custom formalities meet our mta representative, and transfer to railway station ,Indian welcome, accompanied with a refreshing drink. Post registration, you will be escorted to your luxury cabins. With that, Deccan Odyssey will depart from Mumbai, for its first destination i.e Vadodra. Dinner on board. Overnight stay on Deccan Odyssey.
  • Day 02 Vadodara

    Located on the banks of Vishwamitri river, Vadodra is the the cultural epicenter of Gujarat. After you would be done relishing your morning breakfast, embark on a sightseeing trip of Vadodra. First, you would be visiting a world heritage site, Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological park. The park is renowned for its historic and cultural heritage properties, which are dotted all over its lush green landscape. Post that, visit the 15th century Mosque, Jama Masjid, the construction of which is a beautiful blend of Hindu-Muslim architecture. Sightseeing plans after lunch will include visit to Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum and Laxmi Vilas Palace. Laxmi Vilas Palace is a royal residence, which is even more sprawling than the Buckingham Palace. Plus, the intricate mosaic decorations on the windows and walls, exquisite collection of armory and sculptures are the prime highlights of Laxmi Vilas Palace. Enjoy a folk performance in the palace and after that, head back to Deccan Odyssey as it leaves for Vadodra. Dinner on board. High tea at Laxmi Vilas Palace. Overnight stay at Deccan Odyssey
  • Day 03 Palitana

    Palitana in the state of Gujarat is a popular pilgrim spot. Right after your breakfast, embark on a visit to the renowned Jain temples, which are in a group of 900 at a hilltop. The first half of your day would be spend in the company of Jain Tirthankaras at the temples. Post that, return back to Deccan Odyssey as it churns its wheels towards Sasan Gir. Spend your afternoon at leisure in the comforts of Deccan Odyssey. Watch a movie, play board games or enjoy a relaxing massage in the onboard spa. Dinner on board. Overnight stay at Deccan Odyssey.
  • Day 04 Sasan Gir – Somnath

    Start your day with an early morning drive to Sasan Gir (Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary). The wildlife sanctuary is a lone habitat of majestic Asiatic lions in India. A guide would be accompanying you in the wildlife tour. Sasan Gir is also suitable for bird watching. As you would be done with the sanctuary tour, head towards Somnath temple. But before that, enjoy a tribal dance show at the Gateway hotel. The 4th century Somnath temple is amongst the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. Enjoy the setting sun as it washes away the corners of Somnath temple with its golden hues. Post that, return to Deccan Odyssey as it sets off for the Little Rann of Kutch. Breakfast on board. Lunch at the Gateway hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Deccan Odyssey.
  • Day 05 Little Rann of Kutch

    With the break of the dawn, Deccan Odyssey would be reaching the Viramgam station. Post breakfast, you would be heading towards the marshy salt desert of the Rann of Kutch. The Little Rann of Kutch is one of its kind tourist attraction in the world, as it is not defined as a lush green paradise, or a place of exotic beaches. Rather, it is a scenic white desert. As part of the desert jeep safari, guests would be visiting the Wild Ass Sanctuary. The habitat is known for its huge population of Indian Wild Asses. Besides, it is also a perfect place to spot exquisite variety of birds in large numbers. Post lunch, you would be embarking on a village safari tour of the Rann of Kutch. The region is home to numerous tribes like the Agarias and Rabari tribe. After that, return to your luxury train as it leaves for Patan. Breakfast and dinner on board. Lunch at the Rann Riders Safari Resort. Overnight on Deccan Odyssey.
  • Day 06 Modhera – Patan

    Patan is an 8th century fortified town which is renowned for its forts, lakes, holy places and a world heritage site. Deccan Odyssey would be reaching this historic town by the morning. After having a sumptuous breakfast, head onto a drive to the sun temple at Modhera. Dedicated to the Sun God, the temple is an architectural masterpiece of sandstone. Besides the intricate carvings, the temple complex has a total of more than 108 shrines. After that, you would be visiting the world heritage site of Rani Ki Vav. This 11th century step well is one of the biggest in Gujarat and is a beautiful example of subterranean well architecture. Guests would also be visiting the traditional home of Patola sarees in Gujarat. Then, return back to Deccan Odyssey for lunch. Spend your evenings watching the tapestry of rural India as the luxury train makes it run towards Nashik. Overnight stay on Deccan Odyssey.
  • Day 07 Nashik

    Dedicate this day to explore the whereabouts of Nashik. By the break of the dawn, Deccan Odyssey would be reaching the city. As you are done with your breakfast, embark on a visit to one of the most ancient Jain and Buddhist cave temples in India, Pandu Leni. Some of the caves are as old as 1st century BC, while the others belong to the period around 13th century. Nashik is also one of the largest wine producing states in India. Thus, guests would be taken to a visit to Grover Zampa vineyards, which is the finest wine facility in Nashik. Savor different wines of Chenin, Chardonnay and Shiraz grapes, brewed from traditional old methods. In the evenings, feel free to walk along the sacred Godavari Ghats. Post that, return to Deccan Odyssey as it makes it's runway back home to Mumbai Lunch at vineyard, Dinner on board.
  • Day 08 Mumbai (Departure)

    Bid farewell to Deccan Odyssey as it reaches Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway station in Mumbai.And then transfer to international Airport for onward destination with unforgettable memories.

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