Golden Chariot

Golden Chariot- Southern Splendour Journey

Destinations Covered: Bangalore, Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Thanjavur & Trichy, Madurai, Kanyakumari & Kovalam, Alleppey, Bangalore
Duration: 7 Nights/ 8 Days

Golden Chariot- Southern Splendour Journey Route

Day 1 - Monday - Bangalore
1500 Hrs
Pre boarding formalities at the hotel Taj West End
1600 Hrs
High tea at Banquet Hall of hotel
1700 Hrs
Presentation on do’s and don’ts for Golden Chariot tour
Visit to Chitrakala Parishad / Art gallery
Cultural show
1900 Hrs
Arrival at Yeshwantpur railway station
Warm and traditional welcome with ‘aarti, tika and garland’
2100 Hrs
Departure for Chennai
Dinner served on board


Day 2 - Tuesday - Chennai & Mahabalipuram
0530 Hrs
Arrival at Chennai
0800 Hrs
Enjoy leisurely breakfast on board
0930 Hrs
Drive through Marine Beach to Mamallapuram World Heritage Site
1600 Hrs
Drive to Pondicherry railway station to board Golden Chariot
1830 Hrs
Arrival at Pondicherry
Sightseeing across Pondicherry
2000 Hrs
Dinner served on board
2330 Hrs
Overnight on Golden Chariot at Pondicherry


Day 3 - Wednesday - Pondicherry
0800 Hrs
Breakfast served on board
0930 Hrs
Visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram
1330 Hrs
Lunch served on board
1730 Hrs
Evening, stroll around French town / beach
1930 Hrs
Dinner at a local restaurant
2200 Hrs
Return to Golden Chariot by luxury coach
2330 Hrs
Departure for Trichy


Day 4 - Thursday - Thanjavur & Trichy
0800 Hrs
Breakfast on board Golden Chariot
0900 Hrs
Sightseeing across Trichy - Rock Fort, ancient Ganapati temple, Shiva temple and Sri Rangan temple
1100 Hrs
Visit to Brihadeeshwara Temple
1300 Hrs
Lunch at Tanjore
1500 Hrs
Visit the Tanjore artefacts and paintings workshop
1700 Hrs
Return to Golden Chariot to relax and enjoy on board facilities
2000 Hrs
Dinner served on board
0015 Hrs
Departure for Madurai


Day 5 - Friday - Madurai
0800 Hrs
Breakfast served on board
0930 Hrs
Sightseeing across Madurai city
Main attraction is Meenakshi temple complex
1300 Hrs
Lunch served on board Golden Chariot
1800 Hrs
Light and sound show at Tirumalai Nayak Palace
2000 Hrs
Enjoy live classical music at the hotel Heritage Madurai followed by dinner
2200 Hrs
Return to Golden Chariot by luxury coach
2315 Hrs
Departure for Nagercoil


Day 6 - Saturday - Kanyakumari & Kovalam
0345 Hrs
Arrival at Nagercoil station
0515 Hrs
Drive to Kanyakumari to enjoy sunrise
0730 Hrs
Return to Golden Chariot by luxury coach
Breakfast served on board
0930 Hrs
Visit to Padmanabha Palace also known as Wooden Palace
1100 Hrs
Return to Golden Chariot by luxury coach
1300 Hrs
Lunch served on board
1330 Hrs
Departure for Thiruvanathapuram
1500 Hrs
Arrival at Thiruvanathapuram station
1730 Hrs
Evening stroll along Kovalam Beach
1930 Hrs
Cultural show followed by dinner at the hotel Taj Green Cove
2200 Hrs
Return to Golden Chariot by luxury coach


Day 7 - Sunday - Alleppey
0500 Hrs
Departure for Alleppey
0700 Hrs
Breakfast served on board
0830 Hrs Arrival at Alleppey
Disembark train
0930 Hrs
Proceed for half day houseboat cruise
Beer, coffee, snacks served on board the cruise
Traditional lunch at Punnamada Resort in Alleppey
1500 Hrs
Arrival at Cochin
1530 Hrs
Visit the Church, look at Chinese fishing nets and take a walk around Jew Town
1830 Hrs
Return to Golden Chariot by luxury coach
1930 Hrs
Departure for Bangalore
Dinner served on board


Day 8 - Monday - Bangalore
0800 Hrs
Breakfast served on board
1030 Hrs
Arrival at Bangalore
De board train

Month

Pride Of South

Southern Splendour

Oct' 17 23 16
Nov'17 6 20
Dec'17 11 25
Jan'18 22 8
Feb'18 5 19
Mar'18 5  
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