The Golden Chariot: Splendor of The South

Duration:07 Nights/ 08 Days
Destinations: Bangalore - Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Tanjavur/Trichy - Madurai - Alleppey - Kanyakumari/Kovalam - Bangalore

Day 1 Bangalore

1600 hrs: Self report and Registration at Taj West End
1700 hrs: Hi-Tea 1730 hrs: Presentation and Orientation on The Golden Chariot tour 1800 hrs: Cultural dance 1845 hrs: Visit the ISKCON Temple (The International Society for Krishna Consciousness) 2015 hrs: Traditional welcome at Yeshwanthpur railway station and board The Golden Chariot 2245 hrs: Train departs to Chennai

Day 2 Chennai & Mahabalipuram

0730 hrs: Arrive at Chennai central railway station 0800 hrs: Breakfast on board The Golden Chariot 1000 hrs: Depart to Mahabalipuram by coach 1130 hrs: Arrive at Mahabalipuram and sightseeing of Krishna’s butter ball, Monolithic Ganesha temple, Arjuna’s penance area, Five Ratha’s temple and the caves 1330 hrs: Lunch at luxury resort in Mahabalipuram 1500 hrs: Visit shore Shiva temple and back to resort for Tea / Coffee 1630 hrs: Drive to Puducherry railway station by coach 1830 hrs: Arrive at Puducherry to board The Golden Chariot and refresh 2000 hrs: Dinner on board The Golden Chariot. Train stable at Puducherry railway station

Day 3 Pondicherry

0800 hrs: Breakfast on board The Golden Chariot 1000 hrs: Depart for sightseeing of Auroville – Ashram and Matrimandir 1330 hrs: Lunch at a luxury 5 star resort in Puducherry 1545 hrs: A visit to the Aurobindo ashram in the French town, Ganesha temple, shopping and stroll on the pristine Promenade beach 1830 hrs: Return to the Puducherry railway station to board The Golden Chariot and refresh 2000 hrs: Dinner on board 2330 hrs: Depart to Tanjavur

Day 4 Tanjavur & Trichy

0730 hrs: Arrive at Tanjavur railway station 0800 hrs: Breakfast on board The Golden Chariot 1000 hrs: Visit to Brihadeshwara Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 1130 hrs: Visit to the Maratha palace 1330 hrs: Lunch at a riverside luxury resort 1500 hrs: Drive to Trichy by coach 1600 hrs: Visit Sri Rangam temple in Trichy – India’s largest temple complex dedicated to Lord Vishnu 1830 hrs: Return to Trichy railway station to board The Golden Chariot and refresh 2000 hrs: Dinner on board 0015 hrs: Depart to Madurai

Day 5 Madurai

0515 hrs: Arrive at Madurai railway station 0800 hrs: Breakfast on board The Golden Chariot 1000 hrs: Visit the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple 1300 hrs: Lunch on board The Golden Chariot 1530 hrs: Free time for shopping or rest on board The Golden Chariot 1800 hrs: Visit the ThirumalaiNayakar palace for sound & light show 2000 hrs: Dinner on board The Golden Chariot 2315 hrs: Depart to Nagercoil

Day 6 Kanyakumari & Kovalam

0345 hrs: Arrive at Nagercoil Railway Station 0515 hrs: Depart to Kanyakumari by coach 0730 hrs: Return back to The Golden Chariot for breakfast after viewing sunrise 0930 hrs: Depart to visit the Padmanabhapuram wooden palace 1300 hrs: Return back to The Golden Chariot for lunch on board 1330 hrs: Depart to Kocchuveli 1600 hrs: Arrive at Kocchuveli Railway Station 1630 hrs: Drive to Kovalam beach by coach to view sunset and stroll through the beach (Tea/Coffee, biscuits served by the beach) 1930 hrs: Cultural performance followed by dinner at a 5 star luxury resort, Kovalam 2200 hrs: Back on board The Golden Chariot.

Day 7 Alleppey

0430 hrs: Depart to Alleppey 0800 hrs: Breakfast on board The Golden Chariot 0830 hrs: Arrive at Alleppey railway station 0900 hrs: Depart for Houseboat cruise on the Vembanad backwaters 1230 hrs: Arrive at backwaters luxury resort for Lunch 1330 hrs: Depart to Kochi by road 1545 hrs: Visit the Chinese Fishing nets and a walk around the Jew town for shopping 1830 hrs: Return to Ernakulum railway station to board The Golden Chariot 1930 hrs: Depart to Bangalore 2000 hrs: Dinner on board The Golden Chariot

Day 8 Bangalore

0800 hrs: Breakfast on board The Golden Chariot 0930 hrs: Arrive at Yeshwanthpur railway station and farewell by the entire crew Note: Itenary, Destination & Scheduled Time are liable to change without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

The Golden Chariot: Pride of The South : Tour Schedule


Jan 2018 to Mar 2018

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