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8 Days : $on per request per person

The latest Indian Maharaja Train Tour, "Golden Chariot" offers an insight into treasure trove of archaeological wealth, abundant bounty for wildlife seekers and a kaleidoscope of culture for it's esteemed guests. It offers a mix of heritage, culture, eco-tourism and beach life. Recline & relax as the magnificent scenery unfolds outside your window with luxury on the inside, thus far reserved for royalty.

At a Glance

The journey begins at Bangalore and takes you to the historical Temple cities of Mamallapuram, Kanchipuram, Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur and Madurai. The beaches of Kovalam await and you with their sandy shores. You will glide by boat trough the palm fringed and silent canals of the Backwaters to Kochi, the lively port city on the Arabian sea. You will experience history and finally reach back to its starting point at Bangalore.

Day-wise Program:(Oct 2013 to March 2014)

  • Day 1
    ( Monday) - Bangalore
  • Day 2
    ( Tuesday) - Chennai / Pondicherry
  • Day 3
    ( Wednesday) - Pondicherry
  • Day 4
    ( Thursday) - Trichy - Tanjore
  • Day 5
    ( Friday) - Madurai
  • Day 6
    ( Saturday) - Nagercoil / Kanyakumari / Thiruvananthapuram / Kovalam
  • Day 7
    ( Sunday) - Alleppey / Cochin
  • Day 8
    ( Monday) - Bangalore
Departure Schedule:

67th October, 2013 to 17th March, 2014

Tour Highlights

  • Bangalore :Tippu's Palace, Lalbag, Bull Temple
  • Chennai : St. Mary's Church, The Saint Thomas Cathedral, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Shiva Temple, Sri Parthasarathy temple, National Art Gallery & Museum, Fort St. George, Film Studios
  • Mamallapuram - (Chennai) : Temple of Rathas, the Penance of Bhagirath, Shore Temple
  • Pondicherry : Auroville, Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  • Tiruchirapalli - Thanjavur : Rock Fort temple, Mathrubhuteshwar , Shrine, Ucchi Pillayar Koil
  • Madurai : Meenakshi temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Thiruparangundram Temple
  • Thiruvananthapuram - Poovar : Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Napier Museum, Sri Chitra Art Gallery
  • Backwaters - Kochi : The Dutch Palace, Kathakali Dance performance, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Fishing Hamlets, Chinese Fishing Nets
  • Bangalore : Return