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Maharashtra Splendor

Tour Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
A vast canvas of Maharashtra is painted with caves, vineyards, unique legacy of Marathas, delectable cuisines and exquisite folklores. The Deccan Odyssey jaunts through this massive state covering 05 UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites. The commercial capital of India: Mumbai is a city teeming with life where our journey begins. Stroll around the verdant vineyards and relish on Indian wines in Nashik. Be amazed by witnessing the ‘mardani khel’, a martial art performance by women and men with the same fervor in Kolhapur. As the train hauls to Goa, relax by its beaches but also enjoy a heritage walk through Fontainhas. Finally visit the rocky island across the Malvan coast in Sindhudurg and jaunt back to Mumbai.

Tour Highlights

Maharashtra surrounded by Arabian Sea at one end while the Sahyadri Hills running parallel the other side, offers spectacular panorama throughout the journey. Deccan Odyssey assures for a scenic tour throughout. It is a true replica of Maharashtra at its charismatic and royalty best. It is an exotic journey that jaunts through the marvelous land of Maharashtra commencing from Mumbai.
This majestic tour embarks at Mumbai, then proceeds to the tranquil vineyards in Nashik. We further visit to Aurangabad, the place that celebrates possessing the most appreciated masterpiece of Ajanta and Ellora Caves.
After that the itinerary takes us to the swarming city of Kolhapur famous not only for its chappals (footwears) but also the enigmatic martial art called the mardani khel. Subsequently, the tour heads to the state still conserving the Portuguese lifestyle, Goa also famous for its secluded pristine beaches. Enjoy the journey through the western coast of India which stops us at Sindhudurg, a rocky island at the Malvan coast.
Cruise along on this luxury train with us from Mumbai across the cities of Maharashtra and Goa for a delightful and an unfamiliar experience.

World Heritage Sites

  • Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai
  • Churches and Convents of Goa, Goa
  • Elephanta Caves, Mumbai
  • Ellora Caves, Aurangabad

Tour Itinerary at Glance

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance

  1. Whats included in this tour
      Hotels as mentioned or similar.##Meals as mentioned: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.##All sightseeing and transfers by Air- conditioned transportation.##Meals, beverages (light drinks, tea, coffee, and mineral water), Indian wines (in house brands), butler service, and porter-age at stations, guided tours and entrance fees at monuments.
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  1. Booking Deposit, Cancellation and Refund Policy

    When a Client cancels the Tour, the refund due to the Client will be as follows:

    a. Land Cost:
    Cancellations received minimum 75 days or more prior to departure,
    75 or more days - Retention of deposit
    75 – 45 days - 30% including deposit
    44 – 28 days - 60% including deposit
    27 – 15 days - 90% including deposit
    14 days or less - 100% including deposit

    b. Airfare:
    Refunds on airfares purchased through BTS will depend on the rules of the carrier and the applicable fare base used for the purchase of the ticket. BTS will charge a ser­vice fee of no less than 10% of the airfare paid by the Client. Clients are advised not to purchase airfares till the tour is confirmed and visas (if any) procured.

    c. In case of Rail Journeys or luxury train tours, luxury cruises. Specific cancellation policy pertaining to the specific rail journey, luxury train, luxury cruises as laid down by the operator will apply. There will be 10 % cancellation processing fee applied by Bestway2india in addition to the cancellation charges levied by the operator.

    “Bestway2india”, “BTS” reserves the right to cancel the Tour due to insuffi­cient number of participants. In such an event, and only in such an event, “Bestway2india”, “BTS” will refund the said Deposit to the Client. “Bestway2india”, “BTS” will have no further liability to the Client for damages or inconveniences caused to the Client. Client hereby expressly waives any claim he/she may have against “Bestway2india” , “BTS” for such a cancellation. In the event that “Bestway2india” , “BTS” decides:
    a) that the Tour may jeop­ardize the safety or security of the Clients, “Bestway2india” , “BTS”, or any staff of “Bestay2india” “BTS” and/or Services Providers; or
    b) the Tour cannot commence and/or continue for circumstances beyond the control of “Bestway2india” , “BTS”, “Bestway2india”, “BTS” may, in its sole discretion, postpone, cut short or cancel the Tour at any time. Such changes and/or cancellations may be necessitated for political, military, health, weather conditions or other valid reasons affecting local conditions, but will not be limited to the aforesaid reasons only. In such an event the liability of “Bestway2india”, “BTS” is limited to refunding the Client such monies which represent unused services, less

    a. any monies expended by “Bestway2india” “BTS”
    b. any liability incurred by “Bestway2india” “BTS”, and
    c. a reasonable amount of the Tour Price for services rendered by “Bestway2india” “BTS”

Overall Rating 5/5
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Reviewed by on Jul, 2018
Our travel company and his team at this India were fantastic to deal with--they were professional, caring and wanted to ensure our trip ran smoothly which it did.
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