- TIME TO TRAVEL: November to February
- THEME: Luxury Train, Royal tradition
- PRICE: On request
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Day 2: Board Golden Chariot train
Morning enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Bangalore including Vidhan Saudha and Bangalore Palace. Afternoon transfer to Taj West End hotel for check-in formalities. After a traditional welcome board the train for your next seven nights. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3: Arrive Chennai and sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram
Morning arrive Chennai. After breakfast enjoy a drive through Marina Beach by luxury bus. Continue your drive to Mahabalipuram. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram including Shore Temple and Five Rathas. Enjoy lunch at hotel Radisson Temple Bay. After lunch continue drive to Pondicherry.
Evening enjoy a walk in the streets of Pondicherry. Dinner and overnight on Golden Chariot Train.
Day 4: Pondicherry sightseeing
After breakfast enjoy a full day guided sightseeing tour of Pondicherry. Your visits will include Auroville, The Ashram and the French colony. Evening free for shopping. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 5: Sightseeing tour of Trichy and Tanjore
Arrive Trichy and enjoy a breakfast on board. After breakfast enjoy sightseeing tour of Srirangam Temple. After visit drive to Tanjore by luxury bus. Enjoy sightseeing tour of Tanjore including the great Brihadeshwar Temple. You will have an opportunity to visit Tanjore artifacts. Evening drive back to Trichy. You will have dinner and night on board Golden Chariot train.
Day 6: Sightseeing tour of Madurai
After an early breakfast, enjoy a full day guided sightseeing tour of Madurai. Visit the great Meenakshi Temple and Thirumalai Nayakar Palace. Evening enjoy a light and sound show at the Palace. This evening a cultural show and an exclusive dinner will be waiting for you at hotel the Heritage.
Day 7: Sunrise at Kanyakumari and leisurely afternoon at Kovalam
Your train will arrive early morning at Nagercoil. Transfer to Kanyakumari by luxury bus to witness sunrise on the Bay of Bengal. After visit drive back to Golden Chariot train for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Padmanabh Palace (the great Wooden Palace) for visits. After visit drive back to your train. Enjoy lunch on board.
Arrive Trivandrum station and transfer to Kovalam beach by luxury bus. You will have a free afternoon to enjoy the beach. Evening enjoy a cultural show with dinner at hotel Taj Green Cove. Overnight on board.
Day 8: Backwater cruise and Cochin sightseeing
After breakfast , enjoy a day boat cruise on backwater with lunch on-board in Houseboat. After a four hour long cruise drive to Cochin. Afternoon enjoy a sightseeing tour of Cochin including Jewish Synagouse, St Francis Church, Chinese Fishing net and a stroll in the Fort Cochin. After sightseeing board your train for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Arrive Bangalore
Arrive Bangalore station. After breakfast bid a farewell to your train for your onward destination.
You will stay overnight in the Golden Chariot train during your tour in South India. Apart from few special lunches, all your meals and drinks will be served in the restaurant of your train.
Your tour package will include accommodation in luxury train and at hotels at the beginning or end of train journey. Apart from sightseeing and basic activities, we shall include other elements of your choice.
Accommodation in Double or twin bed cabin of your choice
Daily Breakfast at hotel
Entry fee at listed monuments and tourist places
All activities and visits as per your luxury train package
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