Day 01: Bangalore
The luxury ride will commence from Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka! You will report at 3:00 PM at the Taj West End and enjoy heritage walk in the lush gardens of the hotel. In the evening, you will be served with tea followed by cultural dance presentation. Now the guests will head towards ISKCON temple for Darshan followed by traditional welcome by the team of the Golden Chariot at the Yeshwanthpur Railway Station! Enjoyable lip smacking dinner onboard and train head towards Chennai!
Day 02: Chennai – Mamallapuram
At 06:00 hrs, the luxury wheel will arrive at the Chennai Railway Station and now get set to explore the attractions of Mamallapuram which is also known as Mahabalipuram. The beautiful town is known for ancient stone carvings! Some of the famous temples are Rathas, the Penance of Arjuna, and the Shore Temple. Enjoy some mouth watering culinary delicacies at a Five Star Hotel! In the evening board the train and head towards Puducherry!
Day 03: Pondicherry
You will arrive in Pondicherry, early in the morning! After having healthy breakfast enjoy visit to Auroville Ashram, MatraMandir and GAnesha Temple! In the evening get back to the luxury wheel for an enjoyable dinner followed by overnight stay onboard!
Day 04: Tanjavur – Trichy
On arrival at the Tanjavur Railway Station, you will be served with healthy breakfast followed by visit to Brihadeshwara Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Now enjoy shopping in the local markets followed by lip smacking lunch! Now head towards Trichy and visit Sri Rangam Temple! In the evening, back to the train and have your luxurious dinner onboard!
Day 05: Madurai
In the morning, you will arrive in Madurai! Post breakfast, get set to explore the city of ornate temples. Some of the prime attractions of the city are Meenakshi temple, 1000 pillar temple and museum. Enjoy lunch onboard followed by visit to Gandhi Museum. After relaxing sometime onboard, enjoy trip to ThirumalaiNayaka Palace for sound and light show! Enjoyable dinner onboard!
Day 06: Kanyakumari
Enjoy breakfast on board and head towards Padmanabhapuram Wooden Palace! Return to the train and have your lunch onboard and train leaves for Kocchueli Station. On arrival at the Kocchuveli Station, you will depart for Vivanta by Taj in Koalam. Enjoy some tea and refreshments by the beach side followed by cultural show and lip smacking dinner. For an enjoyable overnight stay, return back to the train!
Day 07: Alappuzha
Have your breakfast on board followed by departure to board the traditional houseboats from AlleppeyJety! Enjoy kerala backwater cruising and have a memorable tranquil experience. You will arrive at the Punnamada Lake Resort and enjoy mouth watering lunch! Now leave for the Fort Kochi and enjoy Chinese Fishing Nets, Mattancherry and Jews Town. In the evening, board Golden Chariot at the Ernakulam Railway Station and leave for Bangalore!
Day 08: Bangalore
Early in the morning, you will arrive in Bangalore followed by healthy breakfast onboard! You will receive a farewell from the Golden Chariot crew!