Commenting on the Companion Free scheme which applies to bookings made by April 30, Arup Sen, special advisor, Cox & Kings, said, "Maharashtra and Goa have some of the most intrinsic cultural and geographical offerings. We wish to present a great opportunity to explore them in Deccan Odyssey. As we pioneer in designing the most luxurious train journeys in India, we shall continue to provide incentives like the companion scheme."
The seven night/eight day Maharashtra Splendour itinerary begins and ends in Mumbai, travelling through Nashik, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Goa and Sindhudurg. The season’s first trip is scheduled to begin on September 29 and the last journey is set for April 27, 2019.
With a capacity for 88 passengers, Deccan Odyssey features 21 coaches, including 12 passenger cars, one conference/entertainment car, two dining cars, one bar car, one spa car, two generator cars with luggage store, and two staff cars. The train also boasts Wi-Fi, telephones, and LCD televisions within every cabin.