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Jewels of The Deccan

Mumbai - Bijapur - Aihole - Pattadakal - Hampi - Hyderabad - Aurangabad - Ajanta Caves - Mumbai
(07 Nights / 08 Days )

Deccan Odyssey’s one of the signature journey is Jewels of the Deccan. As the name indicates, this itinerary covers important destinations in the Deccan regions, which includes destinations like Bijapur, Aihole, Hampi, Pattadakal, Hyderabad, Ajanta and Ellora caves. The tour starts and ends in Mumbai. Since Mumbai has a busy international airport that connects many important destinations across the world, it becomes easier to reach the railway station from any part of the world.

Highlights of the Trip
  • Sightseeing and road trips at various destinations
  • Visit to heritage sites like Ajanta and Ellora caves, Hampi, Pattadakal and others
  • A local cuisine treat
  • Market tour in Hyderabad for souvenir shopping.

Jewels of The Deccan Tour Details

Day 1 (Saturday) : Mumbai

The train starts from Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus. Tourists are requested to be in the station before 3:30 pm. The registration and check-in formalities begin immediately. After a traditional welcome, you will be welcomed into the train by your butlers to your respective cabins. Welcome drinks will be served. After a few minutes, the train starts its journey towards Bijapur. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the amenities onboard the train. Dinner will be served in the train.
Overnight stay in the train.

Day 2 (Sunday) : Bijapur

The train reaches Bijapur by early morning. The breakfast will be served in the train. You have reached Karnataka by day 02. The day starts with a city sightseeing tour that covers important destinations like Gol Gumbaz, Jumma Masjid, Malik e Maidan, Ibrahim Rouza, Mehtar Mahal and others. You will be taken back to the train by late afternoon for lunch. After lunch, the train starts its journey towards Aihole. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the amenities inside the train. Dinner is served in the train.
Overnight stay in the train.

Day 3 (Monday) : Aihole - Pattadakal

The train reaches Aihole by morning. You will be taken to see the ancient monuments of Aihole and Pattadakal, which includes temples, monuments and others. You will be taken back to the train for lunch and brief rest. In the evening, you can either choose to visit a weaving village in Guledgudda to watch looms in action and to buy a few souvenirs or, you can visit Badami to see rock cut caves, stone temples and other attractions. You will be taken back to the train by late evening. Dinner will be served in the train. The train starts its journey towards Hampi.
Overnight stay in the train.

Day 4 (Tuesday) : Hampi

As you are served breakfast, the train will reach Hospet. The day starts with sightseeing, which includes finest attractions of Hampi like Narasimha statue, elephant God statue and others. You will be taken on a walk along the banks of Tungabadhra River. Later, you will be taken to Virupaksha temple, Vittala temple and others. You will be driven back to Hospet for lunch inside the train. After a brief rest, you will be taken to the royal center of Hampi. You can visit Queen’s bath, great platform, Hazararama temple, lotus mahal, elephant stables and many others. You will be taken back to the train by late evening. Dinner will be served as the train moves towards Hyderabad.
Overnight stay in the train.

Day 5 (Wednesday) : Hyderabad

The train reaches Hyderabad by early morning. After breakfast, you will be taken on a sightseeing trip to Golconda fort. Later, you will be taken back to the train for lunch and rest. In the evening, you will be taken on a market walk along the bazaars of Hyderabad for shopping and sightseeing. Top items to buy in Hyderabad are pearls, bangles, ittars and others. You will be taken to any traditional Hyderabad hotel to taste Hyderabadi Biriyani. Later, you will be taken on a sightseeing trip to Falaknuma Palace. You will be taken back to the train by late evening. Dinner is served on-board as the train leaves to Aurangabad.
Overnight stay in the train.

Day 6 (Thursday) : Aurangabad - Ellora Caves

The train reaches Aurangabad by morning. You will be taken on a trip to Ellora Caves after breakfast. After exploring many rock-cut caves and monuments of this heritage site, you will be taken to Kailash temple. You will be driven back to the train right in time for lunch. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the amenities inside the train. The train starts its journey towards Jalgaon. Dinner is served in the train.
Overnight stay in the train.

Day 7 (Friday) : Ajanta Caves

The train reaches Jalgaon station by morning. The tourists are taken on a road trip after breakfast to Ajanta Caves. After sightseeing, you will be taken back to the train for lunch and brief rest. In the evening, you will be taken to Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial for sightseeing. Later, you will be taken to a sundowner for some entertainment time. You will be taken back to the train by late evening. The train starts its journey towards Mumbai. The rest of the day is free. Dinner will be served on board.
Overnight stay in the train.

Day 8 (Saturday) : Mumbai

The train reaches Mumbai by early morning. After breakfast, the checkout formalities start. You can either choose to stay back in Mumbai to enjoy the attractions or, reach the airport for departure flight.

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Jewels of The Deccan Schedule 2018 - 2019

Here we are discussing the details of the scheduled departures of the Jewels of the Deccan journey. Plan your tour as per the scheduled dates of departure for the season 2018 & 2019

Month Departure Dates Booking
Oct 2018 6 Select
Dec 2018 1 Select
Feb 2019 16 Select
Apr 2019 20 Select
Tariff For Season 2018- 2019

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

Check out the Tariff for this season have been mentioned below for different categories of accommodation on board the Jewels of the Deccan journeys.

Single Occupancy Twin / Double Occupancy Occupancy 02 Children
(in a separate Cabin)
USD 6,100 USD 8,750 USD 6,565
USD 13,210 USD 13,210 USD 6,565
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