Departure in the evening from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1640 hrs. Dinner on board 2000 hrs onwards.
|2 - Thursday||Sindhudurg Nagari|
Morning – breakfast on board 0630 hrs onward. Alight at Sindhudurg Railway Station at 0730 hrs. At 0800 hrs , departure by AC Bus to Malvan Jetty. At 0930 hrs , from Jetty boat ride up to Sindhudurg the Ocean Fort & one time naval base of Maratha empire. Sindhudurg fort stands on a rocky island, known as Kurte, barely a km, from the Malvan Town. Sindhudurg Fort was built in 1664-67 AD by King Shivaji. One of the best preserved forts of the Marathas, the 48 acre Sindhudurg fort has a four kms long zigzag line of 9 metres high and 3 metres wide rampart with 42 bastions. Apart from the huge stones, the building material involved 2000 khandis (72,576 k.g) of iron erecting the massive curtain wall and bastions. A notable feature is that the foundation stones were laid down firmly in molten lead. It also houses some twenty Hindu-Muslim hereditary families.
At 1130 hrs, return to jetty and proceed to Tarkarli beach resort. Arrive at Tarkali Beach Resort at 1200 hrs. Tarkarli a virgin beach at the confluence of river Karli and Arabian Sea. The major attraction here is the long and narrow stretch of beach, with its pristine water. On a clear day, you can see the sea bed through a depth of 20 ft. Lunch & free time at Tarkarli beach resort.
At 1545 hrs, bus ride up to Dhamapur village. On way visit to Cashew factory. Arrive at Dhamapur village at 1645 hrs. At Dhamapur visit ancient temple of Goddess Bhagawati and Bharadi Devi situated on banks of beautiful lake. After this visit at 1745 hrs proceed by bus to board the train at Kudal Railway Station. At 1815 hrs, return to Deccan Odyssey Train. At 1830 hrs, depart for Goa. Dinner onboard at 2000 hrs.
|3 - Friday||Goa|
Breakfast on board 0700 hrs onward. Arrive at Karmali Railway Station at 0730 hrs. At 0800 hrs , detrain for sightseeing by A/c. coach for Old Goa. Visit to St. Augustine Church, Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, Se Cathedral Church, St.Francis of Assissi a Museum of Goan antiques and visit to Fontanhas the Latin Quarters at Panjim. At 1245 hrs, return to Deccan Odyssey at Verna Rly.Station for Lunch and leisure time. At 1615 hrs, leave for Beach Side Hotel for Cultural Night and Dinner. At 2045 hrs, after dinner depart for Verna railway station . Return to Deccan Odyssey at 2115 hrs. Overnight halt at Verna Station.
4 - Saturday
Breakfast on board 0700 hrs onwards. Detrain for sightseeing by A/c. coach. From 0930 hrs to 1130 hrs, visit to Mhalsa and Mangeshi a Hindu Temples. From 1215 hrs to 1530 hrs, visit Sahakari Spice Farm at Ponda. Extremely popular among tourists. See variety of genuine spices grown here with lot of knowledge.
Traditional Goan style Lunch at farm. From 1630 hrs to 1730 hrs, proceed to see 16th century heritage house known as Menezes Braganza House at Chandoli village. Return to Deccan Odyssey at Madgaon Rly.Station at 1830 hrs. Departure for Kolhapur at 1900 hrs. Dinner onboard 2000 hrs onwards
5 - Sunday
Breakfast on board 0700 hrs onwards. Arrive at Kolhapur Railway Station at 0800 hrs. Detrain for Sightseeing by A/c. Coach . From 0800 hrs to 1230 hrs, Visit to New Palace, Museum, Bhawani Mandap, Mahalaxmi Temple & Shalini Palace- Watch marshal arts and cultural Programmes & Visit to Handicraft Stalls. Depart to Kolhapur Railway Station at 1245 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey at 1300 hrs. Depart for Daulatabad/Aurangabad via Pune at 1315 hrs. Lunch & Leisure time on Board from 1315 hrs to 2000 hrs
Dinner on Board at 2000 hrs. Halt for detraining and entraining at Pune Railway station from 2030 hrs to 2145 hrs. Depart for Daulatabad/Aurangabad at 2145 hrs.
|6 - Monday
Arrival at Daulatabad Station at 0645 hrs. Breakfast on board 0700 hrs onwards. At 0745 hrs, derain for Local Sightseeing by A/c.Coach. Visit Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves, A World Heritage Site. Depart for Aurangabad for Lunch at 1230 hrs. Lunch and free time at the hotel from 1300 hrs to 1500 hrs. Depart for local sightseeing at 1515 hrs. Visit to Bibi –Ka- Maqbara and free time for Shopping from 1530 hrs to 1700 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey at 1730 hrs. Free time board. Dinner on board 2000 hrs onwards. Departure for Bhusawal for Ajanta at 2200 hrs.
7 - Tuesday
Early breakfast on board 0630 hrs onwards . Arrival at Bhusawal Railway station at 0700 hrs. Detrain to visit Ajanta Caves A World Heritage Monument by Aircon Coach at 0730 hrs. Return to Deccan Odyssey at Jalgaon railway station at 1245 hrs. ly. Depart for Nasik at 1315 hrs. Lunch & Leisure time on Board 1330 hrs onwards. Arrive at Nasik station & depart to visit Panchwati Ghats and ancient temples
Return to the Deccan Odyssey at Deolali Rly Station and Dinner on board at 1930 hrs. Depart for Mumbai 2230 hrs.
Breakfast on Board at 0700 hrs. Arrive at Mumbai CST at 0730 hrs. Check-out latest by 0815 hrs
**(Itinerary is subject to change without notice)