experience the height of luxury and sustainability on board our luxurious eco-friendly train, where every journey is an unforgettable adventure through breathtaking landscapes.

Is this the world’s most luxurious eco-friendly train? Experience the electric Deccan Odyssey with MTDC’s green transition!

Exciting news for travelers! The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation’s (MTDC) renowned luxury train, the Deccan Odyssey, is making a transition to operate with an electric engine. This forward-thinking move not only aims to reduce carbon footprint but also contributes to the bigger goal of achieving Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2030. After a pause of around four years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the train was officially relaunched on September 21st.

Green initiatives for a sustainable journey

The MTDC is currently conducting a survey to assess the carbon footprint of the Deccan Odyssey, with the results expected to be available within a month. As part of its commitment to sustainability, the train’s authorities have already introduced induction stoves in the pantry car as a greener alternative to traditional LPG cylinders.

A glimpse into the luxurious Deccan Odyssey

experience the epitome of luxury and sustainability on our luxurious eco-friendly train. travel in style while leaving a positive impact on the environment.

The Deccan Odyssey, manufactured at Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory in 2003, holds a special place in India’s luxury train offerings. It was inaugurated by the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and has garnered immense popularity since its inception.

Exclusive itineraries for an unforgettable journey

The MTDC has meticulously designed six itineraries to cater to different travel preferences on the Deccan Odyssey. These include Maharashtra Splendor, Indian Sojourn, Indian Odyssey, Maharashtra Wild Trail, Heritage Odyssey, and Cultural Odyssey. Each itinerary showcases the rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes of India.

Impeccable coach composition for a lavish experience

The recently renovated Deccan Odyssey boasts a grand total of 21 coaches, with each coach housing exquisite features to ensure a luxurious journey. Among the coaches are 10 deluxe cabins, each equipped with four deluxe cabins, and two presidential suites housed in different coaches. Additionally, the train comprises two coaches for the dining room, staff quarters, generator cars, and storage houses. Moreover, passengers can indulge in pampering themselves at the onboard health spa or enjoy the company of fellow travelers at the bar. There is also a dedicated conference house for business travelers.

With its transition to an electric engine and commitment to sustainable initiatives, the Deccan Odyssey is set to redefine luxury train travel, offering an unparalleled experience while minimizing its impact on the environment. Embark on a journey like no other and discover the charms of India in utmost comfort and style.

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By Maya Di Maria

Hello, I'm Maya, a 39-year-old Travel Agent. I specialize in creating unforgettable travel experiences for my clients. With my expertise and attention to detail, I ensure that every trip is tailored to meet their unique needs and preferences. Let's turn your travel dreams into reality!