RailThis is the fifth time the luxury train has won the award.

Deccan Odyssey named Asia's leading luxury train

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A typical itinerary on Deccan Odyssey includes destinations such as Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi.
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Deccan Odyssey is the only luxury train in India that traverses through all the major tourist destinations. This makes the luxury train a gateway to little known cultural secrets in the country. A typical itinerary includes destinations such as Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi. 

Deccan Odyssey, India’s leading luxury train, made history at the World Travel Awards (WTA) after being named Asia’s Leading Luxury Train for the fifth time in a row. The train is known for its majestic journeys and exemplary service. 

Winners of the prestigious award were announced at a ceremony held at the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong on September 3, 2018. 

“The Deccan Odyssey has surpassed the definition of luxury with its unparalleled service and stunning design that not only offers unimaginable comfort but also a rare window to tour India. The WTAs acknowledges the train's excellence in offering unique experiences and extraordinary journeys," said Arup Sen, director, special projects, Cox & Kings. 

Deccan Odyssey is the only luxury train in India that traverses through all the major tourist destinations. This makes the luxury train a gateway to little known cultural secrets in the country. A typical itinerary includes destinations such as Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Delhi. 

And passengers can dine comfortably on board as well. There are two gourmet restaurants, Waavar and Utsav, which serve up local specialities of different Indian states. These are supplemented by a full bar, a lounge, a spa and a beauty salon.

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