The Deccan Odyssey

Soul Quest

  • Journey name: Soul Quest  
  • Duration: Upto 3 days


One of the best known towns in the city, Shirdi is the home to the most beloved saint in India, Sai Baba. An obscure village, Shirdi suddenly transformed into a religious place due to the charismatic effect of this saint. Countless devotees throng to Shirdi to catch a glimpse of the place where Baba once lived. The rituals and ceremonies that go around his Samadhi are a worth watch. The Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi is the only attraction in Shirdi. The Soul Quest tour package, spanning over 2 nights and 3 days, will take you on a spiritual trip to the abode of one of India's most revered saint-Sai Baba.

Train Departure Schedule:

2015 : January - March

Journey Dates:

  • Departure dates for season 2014 - 15



    Departure Dates

    Oct 2014


    Nov 2014


    Jan 2015


    Feb 2015


Places Covered:

Mumabi – Shirdi – Mumbai

Day to Day Itinerary - Click here

Price - Click here



  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabin with en suite bathrooms.
  • All Meals.
  • Soft Beverages during meals.
  • Valet Service.
  • Still Camera fees.
  • Guided off train excursions and game drives as illustrated in the itinerary - inclusive of entrance fees, park fees, transport and services of an English speaking local guide.




  • Taxes, Insurance , Gratuities
  • Laundry, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft beverages during non meal hours
  • Video and professional Still Camera fees
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • International and Domestic air tickets
  • Pre and Post tour accommodation and any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as a part of the journey


Notes – Remarks:


  • All Costs are in US Dollars
  • The above costs are per cabin per Journey
  • Presidential Suite can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
  • (Applicable for Children below 12 years)
  • Government Service tax of 3.09% is additional and will be charged extra on the published tariff
  • Prices are subject to change incase of any amendment in the routing or other hikes such as fuel, taxes etc.
  • Child rates are applicable from 6 to 12 years.


Terms and Conditions:



  • 20% of the ticket value at the time of booking
  • 80% of the ticket value 45 days before the departure date




  • Any cancellation must be advised immediately by Email and subsequently confirmed by
  • letter to the Central Reservation Division
  • No cancellation on cancelling 60 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 20% of ticket value on cancelling 59 – 45 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 50% of ticket Value on cancelling 44 – 30 days prior to the departure date
  • Retention of 100% of ticket value on cancelling 29 days prior to the departure date.

No show/ En route termination of tour/amendment:

  • No Show - In case of No Show / Non-arrival of the guest, no refund or adjustment in future travel will be possible. The whole amount shall be treated as forfeited. 
  • En route termination of tour - In case of termination of tour by the guest, for any reasons, no refund or adjustment for future travel will be possible. The amount for unused portion of the tour shall be treated as forfeited. 
  • Amendment - Is only possible under the circumstances like Natural Disaster / Natural Calamity or Serious Health Problem's (this needs to be supported by doctor's certificate) and is subject to availability. No refunds are possible and every case be decided on merits on a case to case basis.  



Route Map


  • Visit Shirdi, one of the most spiritual destinations in India.