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Luxury Trains Including Deccan Odyssey and PNR Status

Luxury Trains Including Deccan Odyssey and PNR Status

Posted By: steily

When we speak about IRCTC, it is not only online booking of railway tickets or finding a PNR status, or having access to other information. It is also about trips covering the length and breadth of the country. IRCTC runs a series of luxury trains for all those who want to go vacationing in luxury. For example, if you want to explore Maharashtra, book your tour with the Deccan Odyssey. Indian royalty and hospitality are exhibited at their best at this luxury train. You will love the plush interiors of the train not to mention taking delight in delectable delicacies. So, which of the areas of Maharashtra does the Deccan Odyssey cover? IRCTC has carefully selected the tourist attractions for tourists touring the state with this luxury home on wheels. Right from rocks, magnificent forts, palaces to serene beaches, green hills – every view special to Maharashtra is covered. So, you can expect to visit places like Mumbai, Aurangabad, Ellora, Chandrapur (Tadoba Wildlife), Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Goa, Kolhapur, Wardha (Sevagram), Ajanta and Nasik with the Deccan Odyssey. Local arts, crafts and cuisine get automatically covered in the trip.

You will come across countless reviews on web on IRCTC, especially on the tourist trains it runs. The Deccan Odyssey has 21 coaches, out of which 1 is a Conference Car, 2 Dining Cars, 1 Spa Car, 1 Bar Car, 2 Generator Cars with Luggage Store, 1 Staff, Spare Car, and 13 passenger cars. 8 people per coach are accommodated in the passenger cars. Out of the 13 passenger cars in the Deccan Odyssey run by IRCTC, 2 are Presidential Suite Cars. You can avail the most modern of facilities such as TV with cable connection, channel music, audio disc player, cell phones, and even foreign exchange facilities.

Other tourist luxury trains run by IRCTC include Palace on Wheels, Golden Chariot, Royal Orient Express, and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.

Besides booking of tourism trains, you can book railway tickets for general trains at the IRCTC website. The 60,000+ coaches cater to over 30 million passengers a day. Of course not all those who book tickets get confirmed accommodation. Advanced booking is a must for getting confirmed tickets. In case of non-confirmation, you can check PNR status. Confirmation gets displayed in the PNR status page with availability of seats but the exact berth number and coach number can be accessed a few hours prior to departure of the train.

About the Author: Steily william is freelance Railways and travel guide writer and is writing review articles on IRCTC, India Travel Guide, Indian Railways, India Tourist Guide, Train Tickets. For more details on the PNR Status you can visit

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