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Deccan Odyssey - Jewels of the Deccan

Package Name : Deccan Odyssey - Jewels of the Deccan

Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights

Tel: 91-11-2332 1822

E-mail: enquiries@tradewingstours.com

Locations: Mumbai - Bijapur - Aihole - Pattadakal - Hampi - Hyderabad - Ellora Caves - Ajanta Caves - Mumbai

Day 01

Board the train at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and begin your enchanting journey to Bijapur.

 

Day 02

Arrive at the historic capital of the Sultans of the Deccan, Bijapur. Explore the citadel, visiting its beautiful buildings and tombs.

 

Day 03

This morning visit the superlative Chalukyan temples of Aihole and Pattadakal and compare the differences in the sculpting work between the temples and the two locations built in successive time periods.

 

Day 04

Today the train reaches Hospet. Visit the iconic City of Victory, Hampi. Explore the sacred and royal centers, palaces and impressive temples.

 

Day 05

This morning disembark in the royal city of the Nizams – Hyderabad. First head to Golconda Fort, built in the 13th century capital, then becoming the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty and a spot where huge diamonds like the Kohinoor and Hope were mined. In the evening, visit the famous Charminar, walk through bustling and colorful streets. Enjoy a special evening in the royal city.

 

Day 06

Proceed to visit Ellora Caves, a World Heritage site. A unique artistic creation, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.

 

Day 07

Arrive at Jalgaon railway station and drive to Ajanta Caves, a World Heritage site. These magnificent caves have exquisite ancient murals and sculptures that depict the life of Buddha.

 

Day 08

Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the iconic symbols and UNESCO World heritage Sites in Aihole , Pattadakal and Hampi
  • Experience the culinary delights of the Nizams of Hyderabad
  • Stroll through the colorful and bustling bazaars of Hyderabad and pick up some souvenirs
  • Explore the jewels of ancient Indian architecture, the wondrous cave temples of Ajanta and Ellora along the western seaboard, both World Heritage Sites

 

Deccan Odyssey Programs – Year 2017 -18

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

ROOMING

SINGLE

TWIN/DOUBLE

02 CHILDREN

 

OCCUPANCY

OCCUPANCY

(in a separate deluxe cabin)

 

 

 

Deluxe Cabin

$ 6,100

$ 8,750

$ 6,565

 

Presidential Suite

$ 13,210

$ 13,210

$ 6,565

 


All Costs are in USD

  • The above costs are per cabin per Journey
  • As the train runs on the tracks of the Indian Railways, the itineraries are subject to change in case of any changes in the routing etc.
  • Prices are subject to change in case of any amendment in the routing or other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.
  • Children below 5 years of age shall be allowed free, subject to sharing of double bed with parents. This is subject to availability of double bed at the time of booking
  • Presidential Suite can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 Adults and 2 children (One child up to 5 years of age and second child up to 12 years of age)
  • Government Service tax of 4.50% (subject to change as per Govt. directives) is additional and will be charged extra on the published tariff

 

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.


Departure Dates For Year 2017 – 18

October 2017 – September 2018

Itinerary

Route

From

To

2017

2018

 

 

Mumbai – Bijapur –

 

 

 

 

 

Jewels of the

Aihole - Pattadakal –

 

 

 

17-Feb, 10-Mar,

 

Deccan

Hampi –Hyderabad –

Mumbai

Mumbai

7-Oct, 2-Dec

 

21-Apr

 

7N/8D

Aurangabad – Ajanta –

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mumbai

 

 

 

 

 

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabin with en suite bathrooms All meals (B,L,D)
  • Soft beverages during the journey Valet service
  • Still camera fees
  • 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

 

Exclusions:

  • Taxes including 4.50% (subject to change as per Govt. directives) Government Service tax, Insurance , gratuities
  • Laundry and alcoholic Beverages
  • Video and professional Still camera fees Arrival and Departure transfers
  • International and Domestic air tickets
  • Pre and Post tour accommodation and any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as a part of the journey
  • All activities mentioned as ‘options’ in the itinerary.

 

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION TERMS

Payment:

  • 30% of the ticket value at the time of booking
  • 70% of the ticket value 45 days before the departure date

 

Cancellation:

  • Any cancellation must be advised immediately by email. confirmed by letter to the Central Reservation Division
  • No cancellation on cancelling 60 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 20% of ticket value on cancelling 59 – 45 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 50% of ticket Value on cancelling 44 – 30 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 100% of ticket value on cancelling 29 days prior to the departure date