THE SOUTHERN JEWELS
Destinations Covered: Trivandrum – Chettinad – Thanjavur – Mahabalipuram – Mysore – Hampi – Goa – Mumbai
Duration: 7 Nights/ 8 Days
Departure Dates: 16th September 2017
Day 01/Saturday: Welcome Onboard as we proceed to Chettinad
After a traditional welcome board the Maharajas’ Express. Dinner shall be served onboard.
Day 02/Sunday: Chettinad/Karaikudi
Arrive into Chettinad. After onboard breakfast, visit famous Chettinad Mansions and Athnagudi Tile Factory followed by an activity filled day at a private venue. Lunch and Dinner onboard.
Day 03/ Monday: Mahabalipuram
After Breakfast proceed to visit the historical city of Mahabalipuram. Visit the UNESCO world heritage site - Shore temple. Lunch at an exclusive venue. Return to the Train. Dinner onboard.
Day 04/ Tuesday: Mysore
After onboard breakfast, visit the Mysore Palace. Proceed for lunch at the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel. After lunch, you may choose, as an optional activity, a visit to Shreerangapatnam. Dinner onboard.
Day 05/Wednesday: Hampi
After an early breakfast, proceed to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi. Enjoy the surroundings as you travel around on Tuk Tuks. Return to the train for lunch. After lunch, proceed to visit the ancient Anegudi Village. Dinner onboard.
Day 06/Thursday: Hampi – Goa
Enjoy a relaxed day onboard as the train proceeds to Goa. Breakfast and Lunch onboard. De-board in the evening to visit the Goa Chitra Museum, one of the finest ethnographic museum in the country followed by exclusive Goan Carnival Evening.
Day 07/ Friday: Goa
After onboard breakfast, deboard to visit the Churches of North and a Walking Tour of the Old Panjim houses followed by Lunch at an exclusive venue. Enjoy an ‘Indian Evening’ onboard raising a toast to this memorable experience as the Maharajas’ Express proceeds to Mumbai.
Day 08/ Saturday: Disembark in Mumbai
Early this morning, after breakfast, disembark at around 0900 hours at Mumbai, the financial capital of India. Bid farewell to the Maharajas' Express as the journey comes to an end.
1st July 2017 & 16 th September 2017
The Southern Jewels