Golden Chariot - Pride of the South

Golden Chariot - Pride of the South

Destinations :- Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole National Park - Mysore - Hassan - Hampi - Badami - Goa - Bangalore

Durations :- Duration: 09 Nights/10 Days

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Pride of the South is amongst the top luxury train tours of India. The regal voyage begins from Bangalore and passes through the Historical Heritage Sites, magnificent Palaces, flora and fauna and blond beaches of Goa. The multihued journey is for 09 Nights and 10 Days and touches most of the heritage site of Badami, Pattadakal and Aihole with the 5 Star facilities available on board. Golden Chariot was awarded the title of "Asias Leading Luxury Train" at World Travel Awards, in the year 2013.  The train runs under the administration of Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation and The Maple Group manages the hospitality services.

Day 01: Arrival in Bangalore/ Bengaluru (By flight)

Tour Highlights: Day is free for Leisure

On your arrival at Bangalore Airport, our representative will traditionally welcome (Swagat) you and assist you in check-in to your pre booked hotel. Check-in to your room and relax.  Day is kept free for leisure; you may choose to explore the surrounding places in the evening. Here you have successfully completed your first day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Bangalore

 

Day 02: Bangalore Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Tipu sultan summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Dodda Ganeshana Gudi, ISKCON Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Cubbon Park

After breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Bangalore sightseeing tour.  Today tour highlights will be Tipu sultan summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Dodda Ganeshana Gudi, ISKCON Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Cubbon Park. In the afternoon, enjoy a regional cuisine in your lunch and then transfers to the Taj West End (A 5 Star Hotel from Taj Group) for your reporting formalities for The Golden Chariot Tour.  Later proceed for Nature Walk at the Heritage Gardens at Taj West End followed by evening Tea and Orientation on The Golden Chariot Tour. In the evening visit at the ISCKON Temple (The International Society for Krishna Consciousness) and then transfers to Yeshwanthpur Pur Railway Station to board The Golden Chariot for onward journey. Here you have successfully completed your second day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at “The Golden Chariot”

 

Day 03: Mysore - Kabini

Tour Highlights: Mysore Palace, Jungle Safari at Kabini

After breakfast on board, proceed for the sightseeing of famous Mysore Palace along with a small bag for overnight clothes for your stay at Kabini Forest Lodge. After sightseeing of Mysore Palace, depart for Kabini in an AC Coach. Around 1300 Hrs you will arrive at Kabini.  On arrival at Kabini, check-in to your pre-booked lodge and freshen-up.  After freshen-up gather for the Lunch at the resort which will be followed by a Jungle Safari.  At the end of the Jungle Safari gather at the resort for screening of Wildlife film.  Later proceed for Dinner at the resort followed by born fire.  Here you have successfully completed your third day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight stay at Kabini Forest Lodge

 

Day 04: Kabini - Mysore Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Srirangapatna, Tipu Sultan Palace and Dariya Daulat

Early morning proceed for a boat ride for bird watching on Kabini River.  After boat ride gather for breakfast at the resort and around 0930 Hrs depart for Mysore in an AC Coach. On your arrival at Mysore, board the Golden Chariot for the Lunch.  After Lunch proceed for Srirangapatna Sightseeing followed with sightseeing tour of Tipu Sultan Palace and Dariya Daulat. Evening enjoy the shopping at CIE. After shopping proceed to 5 Star Palace Hotel for Cultural Activities which will be followed by Dinner. After Dinner, return to the Golden Chariot for onward journey to Hassan. Here you have successfully completed your fourth day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at “The Golden Chariot”

 

Day 05: Hassan

Tour Highlights: Shravanabelagola, Temple Complexes at Belur and Halebid

After Breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour to Shravanabelagola to experience the Architectural Marvel. After visiting Shravanabelagola, return to the Golden Chariot for the Lunch.  After Lunch, proceed for Belur and Halebid to visit the magnificent Temple Complexes. At the end of the sightseeing returns to the Golden Chariot for onward journey to Hospet.  Dinner will be served on board. Here you have successfully completed your fifth day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at “The Golden Chariot”

 

Day 06: Hospet & Hampi

Tour Highlights: Hemakuta Hill, Virupaksha temple, Queens Bath, Elephant stables, Royal enclosure, Hazara Rama Temple, Vijay Vittala Temple Complex, the marvel stone chariot, Sunset view at Tungabhadra River

After Breakfast, proceed for Hampi sightseeing tour to see the World Heritage Sites such as Hemakuta Hill, Virupaksha temple, Queens Bath, Elephant stables, Royal enclosure, Hazara Rama Temple. After Hampi tour returns to the Golden Chariot for the Lunch. After Lunch, proceed for Vijay Vittala Temple Complex tour which will be followed by a sunset view at Tungabhadra River bank. Later proceed to Hospet Railway Station to board the Golden Chariot for your onward journey to Badami.  Dinner will be served on board. Here you have successfully completed your sixth day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at “The Golden Chariot”

 

Day 07: Badami

Tour Highlights: Pattadakal and Badami cave temples- World Heritage Sites

After breakfast on board, proceed for Badami sightseeing tour.  Badami is a primeval city located in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Badami was the capital of the Chalukya family that ruled over the major parts of peninsular India.  Tour highlights will be Pattadakal and Badami cave temples- World Heritage Sites. At the end of the sightseeing tour, return to the Golden Chariot for Lunch.  After Lunch, depart for Goa. Day is free for leisure activities or you may choose to go for Spa, Gym or at other on board facilities. Dinner will be served on board.  You will arrive in Goa around midnight. Here you have successfully completed your seventh day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at “The Golden Chariot”

 

Day 08: Goa

Tour Highlights: Famous Churches of Goa, Old Portuguese House, Beach Stroll

After Breakfast on board, proceed for Goa sightseeing to see the Old and Famous Churches of Goa and to the Old Portuguese city.  In the afternoon, enjoy your Lunch at a Luxury Resort in Goa followed by beach stroll and Evening Tea. In the evening return to the Golden Chariot for onward journey to Bangalore.  Dinner will be served on board. Here you have successfully completed your eighth day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at “The Golden Chariot”

 

Day 09: Bangalore Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Bangalore sightseeing, free for leisure

In the morning you will arrive at Yeshwanthpur Railway Station (Bangalore).  After breakfast, check-out from The Golden Chariot.  On your arrival at Yeshwanthpur Railway Station, you will be picked-up by our Tour Representative and will be taken to your pre-booked Hotel.  Day is free for Leisure.  You may choose to explore the surroundings places.  Here you have successfully completed your ninth day of Golden Chariot – Pride of the South Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Bangalore

 

Day 10: Bangalore Departure (By Flight)

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and transfers to Bangalore Airport for your onward flight to your country or to the next destination.

Here you have successfully completed your Splendor Jewels of South (Golden Chariot) Tour. We sincerely thank you for choosing Trip India for your travel arrangements and we appreciate your patronage and wish you for a safe journey.

 

Hotels Accommodations Envisaged:-

Subject to availability at the time of booking or else similar hotels will be suggested:-

Destinations  Deluxe  Hotel    Premium Hotel Luxury Hotel
Bangalore Hotel Chairman Club & Resort/ Similar Hotel Lemon Tree Premier-Ulsoor Lake / Similar Hotel The Lalit Palace / Similar

Note:

  1. Group rates are available on request. contact
  2. Above mentioned package cost is valid on minimum Two Person Basic.
  3. High Season – Any Fair / Festival / New Year / Christmas surcharge are additional

Cost Includes:

  1. Accommodation for Duration: on twin / double sharing basis.
  2. Daily buffet breakfast at all hotels.
  3. Transportation by private air-conditioned car with driver for all arrivals, All arrivals, departures, sightseeing and inter-city drive as per the itinerary.
  4. Services of English speaking guide as per the itinerary above.
  5. Services of Trip India representative on all arrivals and departures.
  6. Escorted Evening Sightseeing at Ganga River Boating in Kolkata
  7. Fuel charges, toll tax, state tax & parking charge
  8. All presently applicable luxury taxes.

Cost does not Includes:

  1. Entrance fees at monuments/parks/museums.
  2. Items of personal nature like drinks on table, laundry, telephone bills etc.
  3. Meals other than mentioned above.
  4. Indian visa fees or international airfare / domestic flight fare / train ticket
  5. Still Camera or video charges levied by some monuments.
  6. Any other shopping and personal purchase.
  7. Medical Requirements on request.
  8. Service Tax as per government.
  9. Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.

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