Delhi, India (PressExposure) November 12, 2009 -- Just as the name suggests, the Deccan Odyssey takes guests on an exotic sojourn across some of the most visited destinations located in the Deccan region of India. South India is known for its distinct flavor that is beautifully exhibited through its locations, the attractions housed within the locations, the culture, and the traditions and even through the cuisine of the place. Thus, if you were interested in visiting the jewels of the region, in a luxury manner; opt to book a tour onboard the Deccan Odyssey. With this article we will introduce you to the splendid Deccan Odyssey destinations, which are in themselves leading theme holiday destinations in India.
Mumbai: Offering itself as an interesting base for numerous heritage tours, Mumbai has to it several facets other than being the financial capital of the country. The heritage buildings dating back to the Victorian era, add beauty and magnificence to Mumbai. Some of the foremost names in this list include the University Complex, the Gateway of India, Churchgate Railway Station, and the Maharashtra State Police Headquarters. As a theme destination, there are several heritage tours that are organized in the city including the famous heritage walking tours of Mumbai.
Ratnagiri - Ganapatipule: Another destination that the Deccan Odyssey travels through is Ganapatipule. Known as the Switzerland of the east, Ganapatipule takes pride in being called a beach destination of Maharashtra. Owing to the heritage that is an inherent part of the town, Ganapatipule tops the list of destinations when it comes to organizing theme tours in Maharashtra. The Jaigadh Fort, the Thibaw Palace and most significantly the beaches of Ganapatipule; all contribute towards pleasantly surprising the passengers of Deccan Odyssey.
Sindhudurg - Tarkarli: These 2 destinations combine to offer a backwater and heritage tour to all guests coming here. The backwaters of Tarkarli are splendid and indeed transform one to a different era. The traditional boats that ferry passengers from one corner to the other, the fishermen with large fishing nets busy at work, and the tourists enjoying the warm sun on the sandy beaches of Tarkarli; make the place all the more inviting.
Goa: Perhaps the most attractive tourist destination in India and a base to numerous theme tours, Goa is a traveler's delight. The pristine beaches of Goa offer for great romantic holidays as well as thrilling adventure vacation options. Besides these, the heritage hotels and the luxury resorts housed here also offer for interesting luxury tour options. So while you were traveling onboard the Deccan Odyssey, do not miss to taste a slice of all these themes served on one platter besides the delectable cuisine of the city. Yes, Goa also tops the list of destinations in India when it comes to organizing culinary tours here.
Aurangabad: One of the most visited cities in the Deccan region, a trip to Aurangabad onboard the luxury train in India, makes the trip all the more fascinating. Theme tours to this city include heritage tours and culture tours. The highlight of all theme tours to Aurangabad lies in the medieval monuments housed here including the Bibi ka Maqbara and the Daulatabad fort. Also significant are the short excursions one can organize from here to places like Ajanta, Ellora, and Shirdi etc.
Ajanta - Nasik: A trip to Ajanta and Nashik is considered to be the mother of all heritage tours. The frescoes of the Ajanta caves and the religiously significant shrines of Nashik completely astound the onlookers. The guests aboard the Deccan Odyssey [http://www.thedeccanodysseyindia.com] can visit these ancient places and carry back memories of the grand cultural heritage of the country. Cultural tours organized to these places are also popular among tourists coming here.