India is one of the most diverse countries in the world and is often thought of as more of a continent than a country. The subcontinent of India is located in South Asia, between China, Nepal, and Pakistan. It covers 3,166,414 square kilometers from the snow-capped Himalayas, the world’s highest mountain range, in the north to the tropical beaches of the Indian Ocean in the south. It is the 7th largest country in the world with the 2nd largest population – over 1 billion.
With a history dating back 5,000 years, India is home to an amazing array of sacred monuments, ancient ruins, Jain Temples and Buddhist stupas. For thousands of years India has undergone many social and religious invasions and yet is has managed to withstand them all. It is a land where modern technologies coexist harmoniously with the cultures and traditions of the past. This vast country is an extremely rewarding land to explore and offers something for all types of travelers.
On board this exclusive and private train you will experience the breath-taking views of the Himalayas, the bustling city of Delhi, and the amazing sights of Agra, including, in particular, the world renowned Taj Mahal. Visiting India is a feast for all the senses and a train adventure you will never forget.
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In our endeavor to bring you a new and exhilarating adventure aboard our unique private trains, The Deccan Odyssey is the perfect fusion of luxury and the charm of train travel. An all inclusive luxury rail cruise with an opportunity to view India's unique landscapes and visit some of the world's outstanding attractions along the way.