Bangalore, proudly called as the Garden City, is renowned as Silicon Valley of India. The most sought-after destinations of IT giants, Bangalore has evolved in manifold with its excellent infrastructure. The Vidhan Soudha, Lal Bagh and the pleasant climate all through the year make Bangalore an attractive tourist destination.
Luxury Train in India - The Golden Chariot - Southern Splendour
Experience the magnificent beauty of nature unfolding in front of you outside your window during your trip on the most wonderful luxury train Golden Chariot. The well maintained, regally designed interiors of the cabins and the state-of-the-art facilities offered make this train so special for the global travellers.
If you are a wildlife lover, savvy to know about the heritage and culture of South India, explore into the treasure trove of the archaeological wealth, then Golden Chariot will be your first choice.
The intricately carved interiors reflecting the 12th century Hoysala Kingdom gives an aesthetic and regal ambience in the saloons. The on-board facilities include wardrobe, vanity desk, TV, Wi-Fi, dining cars with wide range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to choose from, spa, gym and an exclusive Bar coach to relax in your leisure hours.
The journey in Golden Chariot is a truly a unique exploration of the glorious yesterday and up roaring present and an astounding future in this magical land.
Day 1 – Bangalore
Day 2 – Chennai & Mahabalipuram
The second longest beach in the world, Marina, the Government Museum and the magnificent churches add values to your visit to Chennai. The monolithic structures and the elegant beach in Mahabalipuram are a real retreat for the visitors.
Day 3 – Puducherry
Walk through the reminiscent of the French Colonial structures in Pondicherry. The Aurbindo Ashram, Auroville Global Peace Centre and the Promenade Beach are the renowned destinations of Pondicherry attracting lakhs of tourists every year.
Day 4 – Tanjore & Trichy
Tanjore is synonymous to the Great Living Chola Temple called Brihadeeshwara Temple. The Saraswathy Mahal Library, Palace and Museum are the other significant places to visit in Tanjore.
World’s largest functioning temple complex Srirangam, three billion years old Rock Fort, are the two fabulous icons of Trichy. The shopping zones around these areas are aplenty to suit your taste.
Day 5 – Madurai
Visiting the world’s one of the oldest civilized cities, Madurai will be an interesting part of your tour. The city is also acclaimed as Sleepless city and it houses the grandest Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. The temple is a classic example of the Dravidian architecture portrayed through the huge halls and pillars. You will be amazed to know that there are around 33,000 sculptures in this temple premise proclaiming the architectural elegance of the yesteryear’s geniuses. Also, the light and sound show at the 17th century Tirumalai Nayak Palace is yet another event, one visiting Madurai should never afford to miss out.
Day 6 – Kanyakumari & Kovalam
Enjoy the sunrise at the southernmost tip of the country, Kanyakumari, the place where the three oceans confluence with each other. The Gandhi memorial and the Vivekanandhar Rock are the other interesting places to visit.
Relax yourself in the beautiful beaches of Kovalam. The tranquil and serene atmosphere in the Kovalam beach rejuvenates your body and mind.
Day 7 – Alleppey, Fort Kochi Town
The alluring backwaters of Alleppey gives you the bundles of special moments during your cruise in the houseboats.
After an ecstatic cruise in Alleppey, reach Fort Kochi to explore the historic beauty of the forts, Chinese nets, local spice markets and the Jewish Synagogues.
Day 8 – Bangalore
The ultimately wonderful journey ends at the Yashwantpura Railway Station in Bangalore, bidding adieu and welcoming you for a trip again in the regal Golden chariot.