Deccan Odyssey Train Tour
Mumbai - Ratnagiri - Nagari - Sawantwadi - Karmali - Madgaon
- Pune - Aurangabad - Nasik - Mumbai
07 Nights/08 Days
Day 01 : Wednesday
Departure in the evening from Chhatripatei Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
Day 02 : Thursday
Morning - Arrival at Bhoke Railway Station. Reach Rai Bhatgaon Jetty by AC bus
for Back Water Cruise up to historical fort Jaigad. Board the bus to explore
finest beach along the Konkan coast. Free time & lunch at Ganapatipule beach
resort. Noon board the bus for sight seeing tour of Ratnagiri town. Visit to
Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanaya Tilak Smarak and free time in Ratnagiri Bazar. Board
the train at Ratnagiri Railway station.
Day 03 : Friday
Morning-Arrival at Sindhudurg Nagari Railway station. Departure by AC Bus to
Malvan Jetty to witness Sindhudurg Sea Fort From Jetty proceed to Tarkarli beach
resort for lunch & free time. After lunch Back Water Cruise through the
Tarkarli creek up to Kale Jetty followed by visit to Sawantwadi town by bus
to witness fabulous lacquer handicrafts, paintings and furniture at the "Shiipagrama"
in the town. Late in the evening board the train at Sawantwadi railway station.
Day 04 : Saturday
Morning arrival at Karmali - Goa. The most frequented tourist spot in India.
Board the bus to reach Old Goa to witness. Basilica De Born Jesus, Se Cathedral,
Se Cathedral and the Church of St. Francis of Assissi, that began as a mosque
but new is an archaeological museum for Goan antiques. Proceed to Panjim by
bus. Free time for short walk in city and bazaar followed by lunch at Fort Aguada
Beach Resort. After lunch visit to Dona Paula & 250 years old House. Late
in the evening board the train from Madgaon railway station.
Day 05 : Sunday
- Arrival at Pune, the Erstwhile Capital of Maharashtra. Board the bus to visit;
Maharashtra Phule Mandai, the old central market. Raja Dinkar Kalkar Museum
houses variety of artifacts of the 17th, 18th & 19th Centuries. Sir David
Sasoon Synagogues built in 1867. The Osho International Commune is on of the
biggest centre for mediation and spiritual growth. Lunch & free time at
Hotel Le Meridian. The Tribal Musuem having collection of 2000 rare and precious
articles related to tribal life. Aga Khan Palace, a place where Mahatma Gandhi
was incarcerated during freedom struggle presently converted in to a Museum
dedicated to Gandhi family. Witness Sound and Light show at Shaniwarwada. Late
in the evening board the train from Pune railway station
Day 06 : Monday
Morning arrival at Aurangabad station. Proceed by road to witness. Historical
fort Daulatabad, Ellora caves, a world Heritage site, having 34 cave temples
dedicated to three different religion - Hinduism, Buddhism & Jaisism. Lunch
& Cultural programme at Hote Taj. After lunch visit to; Shivaji Museum with
weapons & antique 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. Free time for shopping Paithani, Himroo, Bidriwork from showrooms
for a perfect memorabilia. Late in the evening board the train from Aurangabad
Day 07 : Tuesday
arrival at Jalgaon railway station. Board the bus to rech Fardapur resort. After
break fast proceed to visit renowned Buddhist caves of Ajanata a World Heritage
Site to witness some of the finest paintings and sculptures of the second century
AD. At noon board the train at Bhusawal railway station. Proceed to Nashik.
Lunch-on-board. Arrival at Nashik railway station. Departure to visit Panchawati
Ghat and Sula Winery Yard. Wine & dine at the winery yard. Late in the evening
board the train at Nashik railway station.
Day 08 : Wednesday
Arrival at at CST - Mumbai. Journey Ends.
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